ZH77 Pro3 Intel® H77 Chipset w w w.asrock . com Detail Specification Platform CPU Intel® Rapid Start Technology Supports 3rd and 2nd Generation Intel® CoreTM i7 / i5 / i3 in LGA1155 Package Digi Power Design 4 + 1 Power Phase Design Supports Intel® Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology Supports Hyper-Threading Technology - Intel® H77 - Supports Intel® Rapid Start Technology and Smart Connect Technology Memory - Dual Channel DDR3 memory technology - 4 x DDR3 DIMM slots - Supports DDR3 1600/1333/1066 non-ECC, un-buffered memory (DDR3 1600 with Intel® Ivy Bridge CPU, DDR3 1333 with Intel® Sandy Bridge CPU) - Max. capacity of system memory: 32GB - Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) 1.3 / 1.2 Expansion Slot - 1 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 slot (PCIE2: x16 mode) * PCIE 3.0 is only supported with Intel® Ivy Bridge CPU. With Intel® Sandy Bridge CPU, it only supports PCIE 2.0. - 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot (PCIE3: x4 mode) - 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x1 slot - 2 x PCI slots - Supports AMD Quad CrossFireXTM and CrossFireXTM Graphics * Intel® HD Graphics Built-in Visuals and the VGA outputs can be supported only with processors which are GPU integrated. - Supports Intel® HD Graphics Built-in Visuals : Intel® Quick Sync Video 2.0, Intel® InTruTM 3D, Intel® Clear Video HD Technology, Intel® InsiderTM, Intel® HD Graphics 2500/4000 - Pixel Shader 5.0, DirectX 11 with Intel® Ivy Bridge CPU. Pixel Shader 4.1, DirectX 10.1 with Intel® Sandy Bridge CPU. - Max. shared memory 1760MB - Dual VGA Output: support HDMI and D-Sub ports by independent display controllers - Supports HDMI 1.4a Technology with max. resolution up to 1920x1200 @ 60Hz - Supports D-Sub with max. resolution up to 2048x1536 @ 75Hz - Supports Auto Lip Sync, Deep Color (12bpc), xvYCC and HBR (High Bit Rate Audio) with HDMI (Compliant HDMI monitor is required) - Supports HDCP function with HDMI port - Supports Full HD 1080p Blu-ray (BD) / HD-DVD playback with HDMI port - 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC892 Audio Codec) - Premium Blu-ray audio support - Supports THX TruStudioTM LAN - Rear Panel I/O I/O Panel - 1 x PS/2 Keyboard Port - 1 x D-Sub Port - 1 x HDMI Port - 4 x Ready-to-Use USB 2.0 Ports - 2 x Ready-to-Use USB 3.0 Ports - 1 x RJ-45 LAN Ports with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED) - HD Audio Jack: Side Speaker / Rear Speaker / Central / Bass / Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone SATA3 - 2 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s connectors, support RAID (RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 10, Intel Rapid Storage and Intel Smart Response Technology), NCQ, AHCI and Hot Plug functions USB 3.0 - 2 x Rear USB 3.0 ports, support USB 1.0/2.0/3.0 up to 5Gb/s - 1 x Front USB 3.0 header (supports 2 USB 3.0 ports), supports USB 1.0/2.0/3.0 up to 5Gb/s Connector - 4 x SATA2 3.0 Gb/s connectors, support RAID (RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 10, Intel Rapid Storage and Intel Smart Response Technology), NCQ, AHCI and Hot Plug functions - 2 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s connectors - 1 x IR header - 1 x CIR header - 1 x COM port header - 1 x HDMI_SPDIF header - 1 x Power LED header - 2 x CPU Fan connectors (1 x 4-pin, 1 x 3-pin) - 2 x Chassis Fan connectors (1 x 4-pin, 1 x 3-pin) - 1 x Power Fan connector (3-pin) - 24 pin ATX power connector - 8 pin 12V power connector - Front panel audio connector - 3 x USB 2.0 headers (support 6 USB 2.0 ports) - 1 x USB 3.0 header (supports 2 USB 3.0 ports) BIOS Feature - Support CD - Drivers, Utilities, AntiVirus Software (Trial Version), CyberLink MediaEspresso 6.5 Trial, ASRock MAGIX Multimedia Suite - OEM Product Brief - 100% All Solid Capacitor Design - Digi Power Design - Supports Dual Channel DDR3 1600 - 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 Slot, Supports AMD Quad CrossFireXTM, CrossFireXTM - PCIE Gigabit LAN - Supports Intel® HD Graphics with Built-in Visuals - Dual-VGA Output Options : D-Sub, HDMI - Combo Cooler Option (C.C.O.) - 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC892 Audio Codec), Supports THX TruStudioTM - Supports ASRock XFast RAM, XFast LAN, XFast USB, Dehumidifier, OMG, Internet Flash, On/Off Play, UEFI System Browser - Supports Intel Smart Connect, Intel Rapid Start Technologies - Free Bundle : CyberLink MediaEspresso 6.5 Trial, ASRock MAGIX Multimedia Suite - Chipset Audio Intel® Smart Connect Technology - ATX Form Factor: 12.0-in x 7.6-in, 30.5 cm x 19.3 cm - All Solid Capacitor design Unique Feature Hardware Monitor PCIE x1 Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000 Mb/s Realtek RTL8111E Supports Wake-On-LAN Supports LAN Cable Detection Supports Energy Efficient Ethernet 802.3az Supports PXE 64Mb AMI UEFI Legal BIOS with GUI support Supports "Plug and Play" ACPI 1.1 Compliance Wake Up Events Supports jumperfree SMBIOS 2.3.1 Support CPU Core, IGPU, DRAM, 1.8V PLL, VTT, VCCSA Voltage Multi-adjustment - ASRock Extreme Tuning Utility (AXTU) ASRock Instant Boot ASRock Instant Flash ASRock APP Charger ASRock SmartView ASRock XFast USB ASRock XFast LAN ASRock XFast RAM ASRock Crashless BIOS ASRock OMG (Online Management Guard) ASRock Internet Flash ASRock UEFI System Browser ASRock On/Off Play Technology ASRock Dehumidifier Function Hybrid Booster: - ASRock U-COP - Boot Failure Guard (B.F.G.) - Combo Cooler Option (C.C.O.) - Good Night LED - CPU Temperature Sensing Chassis Temperature Sensing CPU/Chassis/Power Fan Tachometer CPU Quiet Fan (Allow Chassis Fan Speed Auto-Adjust by CPU Temperature) CPU/Chassis Fan Multi-Speed Control Voltage Monitoring: +12V, +5V, +3.3V, CPU Vcore OS Certifications - FCC, CE, WHQL - ErP/EuP Ready (ErP/EuP ready power supply is required) Accessories - Quick Installation Guide, Support CD, I/O Shield - 2 x SATA Data Cables - Microsoft® Windows® 7 / 7 64-bit / VistaTM / VistaTM 64-bit / XP / XP 64-bit compliant The specification is subject to change without notice. The brand and product names are trademarks of their respective companies. Any configuration other than original product specification is not guaranteed. ZH77 Pro3 Intel® H77 Chipset w w w.asrock . com RAM Fully Optimize Memory Usage Faster Internet Access Lower Latency In Game Faster 5X USB Performance Comparison Faster 5X Faster 5X XFast LAN can lower latency in the game after setting online game priority higher. 5X Faster for Photoshop Execution XFast RAM will create a virtual disk from the system memory to boost the performance. For Photoshop, it can even perform 5X faster than before. Boosts up your USB speed Time latency in World of Warcraft: Cataclysm *Lower is better ATTO Disk Benchmark 4K Read ASRock Motherboard with XFast LAN ASRock Motherboard with XFast USB Other Motherboard without XFast LAN Other Motherboard without XFast USB The performance boost percentage may vary with a different configuration. Intel Smart Connect Technology Intel Smart Connect Technology keeps content continuously updated while the PC is asleep! It will periodically wake up the PC while in a sleep state and check updates for things like email, Twitter, Facebook, etc. Next-Gen PCIe 3.0 • • • • Higher bit rate - 8.0GT/s Higher bandwidth per lane - 1GB/s Higher efficiency - 98.5% encoding efficiency 100% backward compatible with previous PCI-E 2.0 / 1.0 standard Note: Supported with 3rd Gen Intel Core Processor Intel Rapid Start Technology Quickly return to where you left off with a PC that goes from deep-sleep to full awake in a flash. ASRock OMG (Online Management Guard) Fast, Easy and Free – ASRock OMG technology allows you to establish an internet curfew or restrict internet access at specified times. Administrators are able to schedule the starting and ending hours of internet access granted to other users. Digi Power ASRock Dehumidifier By adopting digital Pulse-width modulation (PWM), the H77 motherboard can provide CPU Vcore voltage more efficiently and smoothly. Users may prevent motherboard damages due to dampness by enabling “Dehumidifier Function”. When enabling Dehumidifier Function, the computer will power on automatically to dehumidify the system after entering S4/S5 state. Internet Flash Intel HD Graphics Internet Flash searches for available UEFI firmware updates from ASRock servers. System can auto-detect the latest UEFI from our servers and flash them within UEFI setup without entering Windows ® OS. Intel® HD Graphics, simplifies your designs by eliminating additional discrete graphics hardware, while integrating stunning visuals and performance for immersive gaming. Intel® Quick Sync Video Intel® InTruTM 3D Intel® Insider™ Intel® Clear Video HD Technology Intel® HD Graphics 2500/4000 ZH77 Pro3 Intel® H77 Chipset w w w.asrock . com THX TruStudio UEFI System Browser Delivering the fullest audio experience for games, music and movies. UEFI system browser is a useful tool included in graphical UEFI. It can detect the devices and configurations that users are currently using in their PC. On/Off Play Enjoy great audio experience from the portable audio devices via PC speaker even when the system is powered off. On/Off Play Cyberlink MediaEspresso 6.5 Trial MAGIX Multimedia Suite The fastest video media conversation software The ultimate solutions to enhance your media experience. From music management, music creation, video editing to photo management. Simply do more with your media than you ever thought possible. Trial AXTU ASRock Extreme Tuning Utility (AXTU) is an all-in-one software to fine-tune different features in an userfriendly interface, which includes Hardware Monitor, Fan Control, Overclocking, OC DNA, IES and XFast RAM.