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EVGA has teased their latest and upcoming Z87 Classified motherboard which would be the flagship motherboard in the company’s Z87 product stack. In addition to the motherboard tease, EVGA also provided a glimpse at their new UEFI BIOS which offers a nice improvement compared to their Z77 boards.

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Well, their Classified series is definitely revered by hardcore enthusiasts. I'm just hoping their more consumer affordable line of MOBO's is better than their Z77 boards.
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I really like the visual look of this motherboard, hoping it's good and overclocks well.
    
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Wow that's a gorgeous board.

I think it's the nicest of the Z87 boards I've seen thus far.
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Right angled power connectors, especially 24pin are horrible and I do not want anything to do with them. Right angle the USB and power/reset/HDD jumpers but leave everything else vertical it's retarded and wont buy a board with those things.

With that being said I'm glad they have a new UEFI style BIOS and I hope they've ironed out the issues they've had with the latest bunch of boards and can compete with MSI, Gigabyte and ASUS.
    
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Right angled power connectors, especially 24pin are horrible and I do not want anything to do with them.

Care to explain? Turning that bulky 24 pin connector 180 degrees to plug in a motherboard is annoying and you get a bunch of cable that sticks way up in the air. Also, although EVGA chose not to do it, it lets you place the 24 pin connector lower on the board because you can plug it in under graphics cards.
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they always do that! it is something they are known for.
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I like EVGA as a company, but I'm not so blind as to buy one of their Z87 motherboards without others being a guinea pig first.
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That looks so nice... Pity it's probably not going to be great...
 
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Care to explain? Turning that bulky 24 pin connector 180 degrees to plug in a motherboard is annoying and you get a bunch of cable that sticks way up in the air. Also, although EVGA chose not to do it, it lets you place the 24 pin connector lower on the board because you can plug it in under graphics cards.

Either make all the connectors right angled or all vertical not a mismatch of half and half. Sure I see the practicality for discreetly adding additional connectors on the board but the 24pint looks horrible, doesn't really benefit the user being that way and last thing I want after spending thousands on a rig and sleeving cables is to have the gigantic 24pin stupidly stick out the side while everything else is vertical, uniformed and looks nice.

If people like it good on them.
    
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