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Asus P8z77-V LE What bloatware NOT to download

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January 6, 2013 2:08:02 AM

Hey all,

I just got an Asus P8z77-V LE mobo, and I've heard about all the bloatware that one shouldn't waste installing. So my question is what do I really not need to install?

Here's a list of the features off Asus' Specifications" tab located at http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/Intel_Socket_1155/P8Z7.... I believe the bloatware is listed here.

ASUS Dual Intelligent Processors 3 with New DIGI+ Power Control :
SMART DIGI+ :
- Smart DIGI+ Key- quickly delivers higher VRM frequency, voltage and current for superior CPU/iGPU/DRAM overclocking performance with one switch.
- Smart CPU Power Level (Intel® VRD 12.5 Future Power Design)- provides the best digital power saving conditions.
ASUS Hybrid Processor - TPU :
- Auto Tuning
- TurboV
- GPU Boost
- TPU switch
ASUS EPU :
- EPU
- EPU switch
ASUS Digital Power Design :
- Industry leading Digital 8 Phase Power Design
(6 -phase for CPU, 2 -phase for iGPU)
- Industry leading Digital 2 Phase DRAM Power Design
- CPU Power Utility
- DRAM Power Utility
ASUS Exclusive Features :
- USB BIOS Flashback
- MemOK!
- AI Suite II
- Ai Charger+
- USB Charger+
- Anti-Surge
- Low EMI Solution
- ESD Guards
- ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring friendly graphics user interface
- Network iControl
- USB 3.0 Boost
- Disk Unlocker
ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution :
- Stylish Fanless Design Heat-sink solution & MOS Heatsink
- ASUS Fan Xpert+
ASUS EZ DIY :
- ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3
- ASUS EZ Flash 2
- ASUS MyLogo 2
ASUS Q-Design :
- ASUS Q-Slot
100% All High-quality Conductive Polymer Capacitors

Thanks,

Starkman
January 6, 2013 5:14:30 AM

From personal experience the Network Icontrol application caused me allot of headache it completely tanked my upload and download speed webpages loaded really slow took me some time but I finally figured out that it was that program so don't install it or if you do make sure to disable it. The rest of the applications is up to you based on what they are if you are ever going to use them or not.
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January 6, 2013 5:17:26 AM

Don't use I control. All of those that you listed are actual features on the motherboard...
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January 6, 2013 7:43:49 PM

Thanks much, all. I guess I'll have to ask Asus if there's any "extras" besides what they've listed here.

Thanks,

Starkman
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