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  • EVGA Z68 FTW Motherboard Review
  • EVGA Z68 FTW Motherboard Review


    Included Goodies

    We have come to expect more goodies from our high-end motherboards to help justify the additional cost.  EVGA includes a fair amount of parts with the Z68 FTW, and even more depending on what version you buy.

    In terms of documentation you will get a rather thin users guide and fold out quick start poster.  Combined these two will help you locate all of the key components and even help troubleshoot POST codes in the event you have problems booting.
    The EVGauge is an optional item that will give you a visual representation of your current clock speed.  If you didn't believe that Sandy Bridge processors ramp up and down during their operation, hook up the EVGauge and be amazed!.
    We mentioned how there are no PS/2 ports found on the Z68 FTW and in place of these devices you'll find a tiny 40mm fan.  The cooling power of this tiny fan is questionable considering its size but this isn't the first time we have found fans on the I/O panel.

    With most every Z68 motherboard you'll receive a small sample of the new EVGA thermal grease.
    The normal compliment of SLI bridges are also included with configurations for SLI, triple SLI and Triple SLI + PhysX.