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ECS Z77H2-AX 'Golden Board' Intel Z77 Motherboard Review

Postby Apoptosis » Wed Jun 27, 2012 7:19 am

ECS Z77H2-AX 'Golden Board' Intel Z77 Motherboard Review

ECS is not a new comer to the PC market by any means. Today we have one of their latest entries into the Intel Motherboard market. The ECS Z77H2-AX Black Extreme 'Golden Board' is built with the extreme user in mind. It features the latest Intel Z77 Express chipset with all of the bells and whistles! How will the ECS Z77H2-AX Black Extreme stack up? Read on to find out!

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The ECS Z77H2-AX Black Extreme 'Golden Board' is without a doubt a very unique looking motherboard. It doesn't have the weapon type theme that we have seen on several other unique boards in recent history, but the gold on black color scheme did grow on me. I wasn't wild about it at first, but as I used the Z77H2-AX over the past few weeks and had it sitting on my test bench, I really began to like the look of it. Though unfortunately looks won't carry a board, it also has to have the performance. The ECS Z77H2-AX Black Extreme retails for $309.99, with a price tag at that level, it darn well better have performance to spare...


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Re: ECS Z77H2-AX 'Golden Board' Intel Z77 Motherboard Review

Postby Major_A » Wed Jun 27, 2012 10:08 am

I think this board was built more for ASUS that it was for the end user. They wanted to show ASUS that they can build solid motherboards. Hence, why ASUS recently announced that ECS would be taking over their motherboard manufacturing.

Back to the board at hand. I think that every ECS board I've ever used has had terrible BIOS files. If they want to help grab more of the enthusiast market then they need more/better BIOS engineers. Get the software right first, then the hardware will follow.
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Re: ECS Z77H2-AX 'Golden Board' Intel Z77 Motherboard Review

Postby Apoptosis » Mon Jul 02, 2012 7:59 am

pretty clean install of this board in a custom rig:

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