Back in January at CES 2017 EVGA showed us their Z270 motherboard lineup which they launched at the show. This included the Z270 Classified K, Z270 FTWK, and the Z270 Stinger. Today we have the chance to take a look at one of those boards, which is the Z270 Classified K. The Z270 Classified K currently sits as EVGA’s flagship Z270 motherboard and it is jam packed with features! This E-ATX motherboard features Creative Sound Core3D audio, Killer E2500 gaming networking, Thunderbolt 3, U.2 as well as dual M.2 32 Gb/s ports, a 13-phase power delivery system and more! Let’s get this board on the test bench and see what it can do!
– Intel Z270 Chipset
– Supports Intel Socket 1151 Processors
– Highly-Efficient 13 Phase Digital VRM
– Dual Channel DDR4
– 100MHz+ BCLK
– Form Factor – E-ATX
– SLI – 2-Way + PhysX
– 8x SATA 6G + 2x SATA Express
– USB – 2x USB 3.1 / 8x USB 3.0 / 2x USB 2.0
– 1x Killer E2500 NIC / 1x Intel® Gigabit NIC
– M.2 Key M – 2
– M.2 Key E – 1
– Audio – Creative Sound Core3D Quad-Core Audio Processor
The Z270 Classified K comes in EVGA’s typical motherboard packaging. On the front of the box there is a Z270 Classified K logo and emblems of some of the main features of the motherboard like Creative Sound Core 3D, and Killer networking.
Flipping over to the back the key features and specifications are listed. There is also more detail on many of the main features of the board.
When you open the box and get everything out you’ll find many of your accessories in protective anti-static bags. Getting it all out we have our I/O shield, 2 SATA cables, adapter for the voltage read points, rear USB 3.0 bracket, I/O cover, a few screws, case badge, drivers & utility CD, and an installation guide.