Cooling

Going with the blue and black theme on this board and all of their Extreme boards Intel plastered all of the DZ77GA-70K’s cooling in the colors. The two heatsinks around the CPU socket both are blue anodized aluminum with the larger of the two having a black placard mounted to it showing off the boards name and Extreme moniker. Between the two they will have no trouble keeping this board’s voltage regulation cool, especially the larger heatsink. The other 1/3 of the cooling for the DZ77GA-70K is down near the bottom right. I mentioned this before because of the Intel Extreme skull on it. This is more of a heat spreader than a heatsink yet still does a good job of helping with both cooling and styling on the board. The mesh painted in blue is a nice touch, helping it match the previous extreme board we had in the office while also being unique.

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Lersar replied the topic: #24687 19 Apr 2012 08:47
First of many Intel Z77 previews and reviews!
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garfi3ld replied the topic: #24689 19 Apr 2012 08:58
For those of you who have been wondering why we havnt been posting many reviews over the last few weeks. This is why. Expect to see a flood of board previews and reviews upcoming.
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Lersar replied the topic: #24690 19 Apr 2012 09:32
Soooo many motherboards

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