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ASUS has taken the Z77 chipset and an 8+2 Phase power design with Digi+ VRM and put them along with many other features into the ASUS P8Z77-I Deluxe. The P8Z77-I Deluxe is certainly no ordinary mini-ITX, but features like Wi-Fi GO!, Wi-Fi Hotspot, DTS Audio Enhancements, 8-channel audio and HDMI output, make it perfectly equipped for HTPC usage. The P8Z77-I Deluxe doesn't stop there, adding all of the features you would expect in a top-tier full sized ATX motherboard. The P8Z77-I Deluxe included 2 SATA III and 2 SATA II ports, as well as PCIe x16 3.0 and memory support up to DDR3-2400 (OC) to maximize performance. For enhanced connectivity, built in Wi-Fi 802 a/b/g/n can also be used as a router, while Bluetooth 4.0 allows for further ease of use with smartphones and tablets. All of the exclusive ASUS features found on larger boards, such as USB 3.0 Boost, Lucid Logix MVP, TPU and EPU autotuning with DIGI+ VRM, Fan Expert II and AiSuite II. The ASUS P8Z77-I Deluxe may be small in stature, but it is huge in features.

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Wish he did a full overclocking section. There is some mention of this on the conclusion though.

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Price: $229.95 (XPCGEAR) USD

Quite pricy.
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The little board that could. I must say this is one nice board for the small form factor builders. +1 for find
    
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Quite pricy.
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Quite pricy.
I wish everywhere stuff was as "expensive" as in USA, It's 350 USD in China, I would pay 230 USD for this board any day.
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hmm i want to build a mini pc
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Still happy with my F1A75-I Deluxe biggrin.gif

Asus makes great m-itx boards. thumb.gif
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drool.gif so going to do mITX for my next build, that board is looking AWESOME.
 
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I see my briefcase super-computer becoming much more feasible now! biggrin.gif
- Asus P8-Z77 Mini-Itx
- intel Core i7 3770k
- Evga GTX 680 sc
- corsair FORCE GT 240gb ssd
- 8gb corsair vengeance ram
- 17" 1080p monitor
- 500w server psu (small form factor)
- all inside a pelican case with laser cut inserts and mounts.
- possibly a WC loop to keep cooling simple? And a pci-e extender to mount the gpu flat?

If I get this to be a sponsored build it will happen!

- chmodlabs
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I see my briefcase super-computer becoming much more feasible now! biggrin.gif
- Asus P8-Z77 Mini-Itx
- intel Core i7 3770k
- Evga GTX 680 sc
- corsair FORCE GT 240gb ssd
- 8gb corsair vengeance ram
- 17" 1080p monitor
- 500w server psu (small form factor)
- all inside a pelican case with laser cut inserts and mounts.
- possibly a WC loop to keep cooling simple? And a pci-e extender to mount the gpu flat?
If I get this to be a sponsored build it will happen!
- chmodlabs

How do you get builds to be sponsored anyways?
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How do you get builds to be sponsored anyways?

Not sure. Just giving this a shot lol.
- chmodlabs biggrin.gif
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