ASUS Z87I-Deluxe Motherboard Review

Our Final Thoughts

ASUS has built one amazing product stack from the top to bottom making a board to match virtually any need or build type you may find.

Their mini ITX options from the Maximus VI Impact to this Deluxe model are bursting at the seams with features and also performance tuning.

The addition of Wireless AC compatibility means that you are ready for the fastest current wireless standard available.

WiFi GO! functionality makes the board capable of wireless connectivity within your home that exceeds most anything you would probably ever use it for.

Add to this the massive VRM, extensive software tuning, massive fan control features and overall performance tuning available and you can see that this board has serious potential for anyone looking to build a monster mini Haswell based rig.

The Pro’s: Cons
  • Intel Gigabit LAN
  • Wireless AC Compatibility
  • High end Audio codec
  • Strong VRM with choice DIGI+ Components
  • Extensive IO connectivity
  • Excellent UEFI with new cool features
  • Newly designed software
  • completely solid state caps
  • WiFiGO! for easy home network and sharing setup
  • Color choice is a give/take for some users

Review Overview

Performance - 8.5
Value - 9
Quality - 9.5
Features - 9.5
Innovation - 9.5

9.2

The Z87I-Deluxe shows a great performance and feature mix with a decent price as well, it deserves definite consideration for any mini build

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