TUF ESD Guards are tested to standards that are up to 2X higher than industry standards, ensuring electrostatic discharges are properly grounded from all onboard connectivity - and that means greater component longevity. The smoothest mouse-controlled graphical BIOS is with improvements to both EZ and Advanced Modes. It benefits both the novice builder as well as the seasoned overclocker. If design is in your blood, a TUF Z97 motherboard needs to be on your desktop! Exclusive USB 3.0 Boost technology drives data transfer at speeds that are up to 170% faster than standard. For you, that means slicker workflow every hour of every day - no more drumming your fingers waiting for images to transfer or files to save or load! You also get our exclusive Turbo LAN technology, which automatically optimizes your internet connection for the fastest and smoothest possible file transfers. TUF Z97 even helps with your multiple-monitor setup, ensuring total stability right up to 4K/UHD resolutions!
- LGA1150 Socket for the 5th, New 4th and 4th Generation Intel Core i7/i5/i3/Pentium/Celeron Processors
- Intel Z97 Express Chipset
- TUF ICe - Your Total Cooling Commander
- Thermal Radar 2 - Customized Fan Tuning, Complete System Cooling
- TUF Components [TUF 10K Ti-Caps, TUF New Alloy Choke & MOSFETs; Certified by Military-standard] - Certified for Tough Duty
- Server-grade Tests - Systematically-tested Stability
- ESD(Anti-Surge) - Strong ESD Protection for Extended Component Lifespan