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Foxconn announces the new Z75 platform motherboards

image001.jpg2012-2-24, another masterpiece of Foxconn technology group has been recently unveiled. The new platform motherboard featuring Intel® Z75 chipset are equipped with the latest M-SATA technology (Z75M only). Besides the splendid application performance, the combination of DirexX11 technology and HD Audio 7.1 channel offer end users with the most powerful visual & acoustical experiences.

 

 

Exclusive is the absolute principle image005.png

image007.jpgSmart Charger Smart Charger technology enables you to charge your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch freely. As an added bonus, it can even be charged when your PC is turned off, thus even if you forget to plug it into your charger after you've synced up your music, it will be fully charged when you need it. The detailed designs like EZ button and debug LED enable users to experience the highest OC experience of next generation.



 EZ Button (onboard on & off)      image009.png

image013.jpgOn/off/reset buttons are located directly on the motherboard PCB, so you can easily start and reset your system whilst testing it on the workbench.




Debug LED

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The 2-digit LED readout is another considerate technology provided by Foxconn. It is located on the motherboards displaying hardware status and enabling quick error diagnosis, which is critically useful.

 


FOX ONE

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Fox One help the users with their System monitoring, e.g. temperature, fan speed, voltage and Easy OC - adjust CPU frequency, voltage and memory speed, enabling easy overclocking, voltage adjustment, fan control and system monitoring from a dedicated Windows application


 

FOX Liveupdate image019.jpg

Fox Live Update can not only support local and online BIOS updates within Windows but also keep drivers and utilities updated which means it is a dedicated windows application that updates BIOS, drivers and utilities freely.

 

 

FOX LOGO image023.jpg

Fox Logo is a Windows software tool that can help the user change the system startup logo to whatever you like at random. A dedicated windows application that changes POST logo freely.  


 

Breaking the limitation of data transferring rate

By supporting USB 3.0, SATA 3.0, PCIe 3.0 ,DDR 3and M-SATA(Z75M only),Foxconn Z75 series unleashes the extreme power of the motherboard and breaks the limitation of your desktop computer to a height you could never dream of.

 

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image032.jpgZ75 series motherboards are equipped with 4 USB3.0 ports and 2 internal SATAIII ports, which deliver data transfer rates several times faster with optimized power efficiency.

         

                                                                                         

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Foxconn Z75 supports PCIE Gen3.0

which offers nearly double the signaling rate over Gen2, providing support for very high speedswhile minimizing crosstalk and skew, which is critical to maintaining high signal integrity.

 

 

M-SATA (Z75M only)

image036.pngZ75M can support SSD device of M-SATA interface, which supporting 1.5 Gb/s and 3.0 Gb/s transfer rates (peaking at half the speed of existing SATA), while enabling compact integration in a wide variety of applications

 

DDR3 2400 (oc)

image038.jpgFoxconn Z75 series motherboards support 2 channels 2400Mhz DDR3 Memory architecture, which can meet the higher bandwidth requirements of the latest 3D graphics, multimedia, and Internet applications.

 



Subverting your old perception world

DirectX 11 does not only empower the graphics ability but also fires up the gaming accelerating speed, while the 7.1 channel audio restore every details of the auditory world.

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By supporting Intel® DirectX 11 technology, Foxconn Z75 series motherboard will be able to provide the best 3D gaming experience ever but with power similar to entry-level discrete graphics card solutions.

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Z75 series motherboards provide outstanding audio fidelity by 7.1 Channel HD which is capable of delivering support and sound quality for up to eight channels at 192 kHz/32-bit quality and offer gamers the best sound effects, extremely realistic audio experience ever.

 

 

Spec table

 

Z75M

Z75A-S

CPU

• Support INTEL Ivy Bridge/Sandy Bridge LGA1155 processors.
• Max. 95W

• Support INTEL Ivy Bridge/Sandy Bridge LGA1155 processors.
• Max. 95W

Chipset

Intel Z75 chipset

Intel Z75 chipset

Memory

• Support 4 x 240-pin 1600(oc)/1866(oc)/2133(oc)/2400(oc)... MHz DDRIII SDRAM.
• Support 2 channels DDRIII memory architecture,up to 32GB memory size

• Support 4 x 240-pin 1600(oc)/1866(oc)/2133(oc)/2400(oc) MHz DDRIII SDRAM.
• Support 2 channels DDRIII memory architecture,up to 32GB memory size

Slots

• 1x PCIe x 16 
• 2x PCI Express  x1 slot. 
• 1x PCI slot

• 2x PCIe x 16
• 2x PCI Express  x1 slot.
• 2x PCI slots

Storage

• Support  3 internal SATAII devices,Up to 3GB/sec transfer speed. 
• Support  2 internal SATAIII devices,Up to 6GB/sec transfer speed. 
• Support  1 internal mSATA device  
  - Supports SATA RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 10 and Intel® Rapid Recover technology

• Support  4 internal SATAII devices,Up to 3GB/sec transfer speed.
• Support  2 internal SATAIII devices,Up to 6GB/sec transfer speed. 
  - Supports SATA RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 10 and Intel® Rapid Recover technology

Audio & LAN

• Support 8 channel audio
     Compliant with HDA interface.
• Support 10/100/1000Mbps Gbe Lan

• Support 8 channel audio
     Compliant with HDA interface.
• Support 10/100/1000Mbps Gbe Lan

 USB

• Supports up to 8 USB 2.0 ports (Rear panel x4, header x2 support 4 USB ports)
  - Transfer rate is up to 480mbps.
• Supports up to 4 USB3.0 ports (Rear pannel x2 , header x1 support 2 USB3.0 ports)
   -~10X Data transfer improvement over USB2.0

• Supports up to 8 USB 2.0 ports(Rear panel x4, header x2 support 4 USB ports)
  - Transfer rate is up to 480mbps.
• Supports up to 4 USB3.0 ports(Rear pannel x2, header x1 support 2 USB3.0 ports)
   -~10X Data transfer improvement over USB2.0

BIOS

64Mb flash  flashEEPROM w/ LAN boot PnP, ACPI, WfM, DMI 2.0

64Mb flash  flashEEPROM w/ LAN boot PnP, ACPI, WfM, DMI 2.0

Form Factor

mATX form factor  9.6 inch x 9.6 inch   - 4 layers PCB

ATX form factor  12.0 inch x 8.3 inch   - 4 layers PCB