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ECS announces the Z97I-DRONE and H97I-DRONE motherboards


ECS launched the Z97I-DRONE and H97I-DRONE mini-ITX, socket LGA1150 motherboards. The two are identical to each other, with the only difference being the chipset. The Z97I-DRONE supports CPU and memory overclocking.

Drawing power from a combination of 24-pin ATX and 8-pin EPS power connectors, the board features a 5-phase CPU VRM. The CPU socket is wired to a lone PCI-Express 3.0 x16 slot, and two DDR3 DIMM slots. The only other expansion slot is an mPCIe 2.0 x1. Storage connectivity includes five SATA 6 Gb/s.

Display connectivity includes one each of Dual-Link DVI, HDMI, and DisplayPort. Four USB 3.0 ports, 8-channel HD audio with TOSLINK SPDIF output, and gigabit Ethernet make for the rest of them.

Source: TechPowerUp