For gamers that require more graphics power, the board has 3 full length PCIe 3.0 slots to support 2 way SLI and 3 way CrossFire X. If you prefer to mix and match AMD and NVIDIA card or too upgrade one graphics card at a time, you can use the Lucid Logic X virtu MVP support on this motherboard (most manufacturers do not have Lucid Logic X virtu MVP support). There is also a Mini PCI Express X1 slot(s)( Mini SATA supported)
memory support, it supports 4 DIMM slots of up to a total of 32GB of memory with XMP 1.2/1.3. Below the DIMM slots, there are voltage measurement points for CPU Vcore, PCH Core, VDIMM etc.
The board supports 5 SATA 6Gbps by Z87 chipset, 2 SATA 6Gbps by ASM 1061 controller and 2 more in eSATA 6Gbps ports (supports RAID 0,1,5, RAID 10). There is a debug LED, power on off, reset and overclock switches. There is also a mini PCIe mSATA port for expansion.
There are 6 USB 3.0 ports (2 on board, 4 rear) and 8 USB 2.0 (4 rear, 4 on board) and a ECS EZ charger port (grey USB header). Other ports include Clear CMOS, eSATA, HDMI, DisplayPort, Dual GbE, audio ports.