1. Support for Intel® Core™ i7 processors/Intel® Core™ i5 processors/Intel® Core™ i3 CPU processors/Intel® Pentium® processors/Intel® Celeron® processors in the LGA1150 package 2. L3 cache varies with CPU (Please refer "CPU Support List" for more information.) Chipset 1. Intel® Z97 Express Chipset 1. 4 x DDR3 DIMM sockets supporting up to 32 GB of system memory * Due to a Windows 32-bit operating system limitation, when more than 4 GB of physical memory is installed, the actual memory size displayed will be less than the size of the physical memory installed. 2. Dual channel memory architecture Memory 3. Support for DDR3 3200(O.C.) / 3100(O.C.) / 3000(O.C.) / 2933(O.C.) / 2800(O.C.) / 2666(O.C.) / 2600(O.C.) / 2500(O.C.) / 2400(O.C.) / 2200(O.C.) / 2133(O.C.) / 2000(O.C.) / 1866(O.C.) / 1800(O.C.) / 1600 / 1333 MHz memory modules 4. Support for non-ECC memory modules 5. Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules (Please refer "Memory Support List" for more information.) Integrated Graphics Processor - Intel® HD Graphics support: 1. 1 x D-Sub port, supporting a maximum resolution of 1920x1200@60Hz 2. 1 x DVI-D port, supporting a maximum resolution of 1920x1200@60Hz * The DVI-D port does not support D-Sub connection by adapter. 3. 1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096x2160@24Hz or 2560x1600@60Hz * Support for HDMI 1.4a version. Intel® DSL5520 Chip: Onboard Graphics 1. 2 Thunderbolt ports (MDP1/MDP2) support for Mini-DisplayPort and Thunderbolt monitor(s), and supporting a maximum resolution of 3840x2160@60Hz. * If a monitor is connected to the MDP2 Thunderbolt port, the DVI port will become unavailable. * Because of the limited I/O resources of the PC architecture, the number of Thunderbolt devices that can be used is dependent on the number of the PCI Express and PCI devices being installed. (Refer to Chapter 1-7, "Back Panel Connectors," for more information.) 2. Support for up to 3 displays at the same time 3. Maximum shared memory of 512MB 1. Realtek® ALC1150 codec Audio 2. High Definition Audio 3. 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel 4. Support for S/PDIF Out LAN 1. Intel® GbE LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit) 1. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 (PCIEX16) * For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16 slot. 2. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x8 (PCIEX8) * The PCIEX8 slot shares bandwidth with the PCIEX16 slot. When the PCIEX8 slot is populated, the PCIEX16 slot will operate at up to x8 mode. 3. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4 (PCIEX4) populated, the PCIEX16 slot will operate at up to x8 mode. 3. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4 (PCIEX4) Expansion Slots * The PCIEX4 slot shares bandwidth with the PCIEX8 and PCIEX16 slots. When the PCIEX4 slot is populated, the PCIEX16 slot will operate at up to x8 mode and the PCIEX8 will operate at up to x4 mode. * When installing a x8 or above card in the PCIEX4 slot, make sure to set PCIE Slot Configuration (CPU) in BIOS Setup to x4. (Refer to Chapter 2, "BIOS Setup," "Peripherals," for more information.) (The PCIEX16, PCIEX8 and PCIEX4 slots conform to PCI Express 3.0 standard.) 4. 3 x PCI Express x1 slots (The PCI Express x1 slots conform to PCI Express 2.0 standard.) Multi-Graphics Technology 1. Support for 3-Way/2-Way AMD CrossFire™and 2-Way NVIDIA® SLI™ Technology Chipset: 1. 1 x SATA Express connector 2. 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors (SATA3 0~5) (SATA Express and SATA3 4/5 connectors can only be used one at a time.) 3. Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10 Storage Interface Marvell® 88SE9172 chip: 1. 2 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors (GSATA3 6~7) 2. Support for RAID 0 and RAID 1 * Due to system limitation, Intel RAID and Marvell RAID can only use either one. Chipset: 1. 4 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB header) USB 2. 6 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports available through the internal USB headers Chipset + Renesas® uPD720210 USB 3.0 Hub: 1. 4 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports on the back panel Intel® DSL5520 chip: Thunderbolt 1. 2 Thunderbolt ports on the back panel 1. 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector 2. 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector 3. 1 x PCIe power connector 4. 1 x SATA Express connector 5. 8 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors 6. 1 x CPU fan header 7. 1 x water cooling fan header (CPU_OPT) 8. 4 x system fan headers 9. 1 x front panel header Internal I/O Connectors 10. 1 x front panel audio header 11. 1 x S/PDIF Out header 12. 1 x USB 3.0/2.0 header 13. 3 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers 14. 1 x serial port header 15. 1 x Clear CMOS jumper 16. 1 x Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header 17. 1 x power button 15. 1 x Clear CMOS jumper 16. 1 x Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header 17. 1 x power button 18. 1 x reset button 19. 1 x Clear CMOS button 20. 2 x BIOS switches 21. Voltage Measurement Points 1. 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port 2. 1 x D-Sub port 3. 1 x DVI-D port 4. 1 x HDMI port Back Panel 5. 1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector Connectors 6. 2 x Thunderbolt ports 7. 6 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports 8. 1 x RJ-45 port 9. 6 x audio jacks (Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out, Rear Speaker Out, Side Speaker Out, Line In, Line Out, Mic In) I/O Controller 1. iTE® I/O Controller Chip 1. System voltage detection 2. CPU/System/Chipset temperature detection 3. CPU/CPU OPT/System fan speed detection H/W Monitoring 4. CPU/System overheating warning 5. CPU/CPU OPT/System fan fail warning 6. CPU/CPU OPT/System fan speed control * Whether the fan speed control function is supported will depend on the cooler you install. 1. 2 x 128 Mbit flash BIOS 2. Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS 3. Support for DualBIOS™ 4. PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0 1. Support for APP Center * Available applications in APP Center may differ by motherboard model. Supported functions of each application may also differ depending on motherboard specifications. @BIOS EasyTune EZ Setup Fast Boot Unique Features ON/OFF Charge Smart TimeLock Smart Recovery 2 System Information Viewer USB Blocker 2. Support for Q-Flash 3. Support for Smart Switch 4. Support for Xpress Install 1. Norton® Internet Security (OEM version) Bundle Software 2. Intel® Rapid Start Technology 3. Intel® Smart Connect Technology 4. Intel® Smart Response Technology 4. Intel® Smart Response Technology Operating System 1. Support for Windows 8.1/8/7 Form Factor 1. ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 24.4cm 1. Due to different Linux support condition provided by chipset vendors, please download Linux Remark driver from chipset vendors' website or 3rd party website. 2. Most hardware/software vendors may no longer offer drivers to support Win9X/ME/2000/XP. If drivers are available from the vendors, we will update them on the GIGABYTE website. * The entire materials provided herein are for reference only. GIGABYTE reserves the right to modify or revise the content at anytime without prior notice. * Advertised performance is based on maximum theoretical interface values from respective Chipset vendors or organization who defined the interface specification. Actual performance may vary by system configuration. * All trademarks and logos are the properties of their respective holders. * Due to standard PC architecture, a certain amount of memory is reserved for system usage and therefore the actual memory size is less than the stated amount.
* Your assessment is very important for improving the work of artificial intelligence, which forms the content of this project