A leak announced the Asus P8Z77-V Deluxe which provides chipset Intel Z77, trim for the arrival of the Ivy Bridge processors.
Manufacturers of motherboards are ready for the launch of the Ivy Bridge, which although delayed, is approaching? After ASRock and MSI models, it is the turn of card Asus to a brief appearance on the canvas. Indeed, posted on a Chinese online sales site then quickly withdrawn, the motherboard of Asus with Z77 chipset and the name P8Z77-V Deluxe Unveils. It would be a mother "premium" card equipped with chipset Intel socket LGA 1155 with a list of quite impressive specifications and serial 7.
To begin with, this Deluxe P8Z77-V could support the DDR3 to 2800 MHz and allow two cards PCI-Express x 16 3.0 (or x 8 / x 8 if the two slots are occupied), directly cabled to the CPU. Other PCI-Express 2.0 x 16 slot is also present (wired electrically x 4 to the controller) and four PCI-Express 2.0 x 1 additional slot. PCI is no old here. Side of the internal and external interfaces map would propose four SATA III ports including two managed by the controller and four other ports SATA II and two eSATA 6 Gb/s ports. There are also two Gigabit Ethernet ports, one managed by an Intel 82579V chip and the other by a Realtek RTL8111F-PHY chip, a WiFi card and 8 + 2 on-chip Realtek ALC898 sound output b/g/n in dual-band, the Bluetooth 3.0.
A this already very long list additional eight ports USB 3.0 with six on the Panel back and eight other ports in USB 2.0 this time. Side view, it would have several connectors on the back panel as the classic VGA or the DVI, but also the HDMI and the DisplayPort.
Finally, this map would be with all the technology House as the UEFI with the EZMode, the UPR or the TurboV mode. The price displayed a very short time in the shop was $ 396, a high price that might discourage some unless the Asus motherboard cache other specifications not listed here as a ThunderBolt for example... Who knows?