Intel Z97 Motherboard Roundup: Asus, Asrock, EVGA, MSI & Gigabyte

When Haswell replaced Ivy Bridge last year it came accompanied by Intel’s 8-series chipset. Codenamed ‘Lynx Point’, the Z87 flagship offered broader SATA 6Gb/s support, more USB 3.0 ports, and did so while consuming almost 40% less power. It had been expected that the Z87 chipset would see the Haswell range out, but this June …