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ASRock Z77 OC Formula Motherboard Review @ Madshrimps

Posted By: Dennis - Source: Email
Published: Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Are you in the market for a signature motherboard endorsed, modded and designed by a famous overclocker?  Then you may want to look at the ASRock Z77 OC Formula.

The Z77 OC Formula is one of the high performance motherboards from ASRock, was built in cooperation with the well-known overclocker Nick Shih and features a 12 + 4 VRM design covered by a massive waterblock/heatsink, an 8-layer PCB, measuring points, plenty of thermal sensors and more. What we also like about this board is the fact that they have removed the legacy components like Floppy/IDE interfaces along with the PCI slots, in order to have a clean motherboard PCB design in the end.

Personally I like the heatsink design and the inclusion of a fan to keep the PWM cool.  They never do get that hot (or shouldn't) but when you are benching with water or LN2 having a little air moving around the PWM can go a long way.

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