Z77E-ITX w w w.asrock . com Intel® Z77 Chipset Detail Specification Platform CPU Chipset Memory Intel® Smart Connect Technology Intel® Rapid Start Technology - Supports 3rd and 2nd Generation Intel® CoreTM i7 / i5 / i3 in LGA1155 Package Digi Power Design 6 + 2 Power Phase Design Supports Intel® Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology Supports Intel® K-Series unlocked CPU Supports Hyper-Threading Technology - Intel® Z77 - Supports Intel® Rapid Start Technology and Smart Connect Technology - Dual Channel DDR3 memory technology - 2 x DDR3 DIMM slots - Supports DDR3 2800+(OC)/2400(OC)/2133(OC)/1866(OC)/1600/1333/1066 non-ECC, un-buffered memory - Max. capacity of system memory: 16GB - Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) 1.3 / 1.2 Expansion Slot - 1 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 slot (PCIE1: 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 mini-PCI Express slot: For WiFi module 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 - Multi VGA Output options: DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort and D-Sub with the bundled DVI-to-D-Sub Converter - Supports HDMI 1.4a Technology with max. resolution up to 1920x1200 @ 60Hz - Supports DVI with max. resolution up to 1920x1200 @ 60Hz - Supports DisplayPort with max. resolution up to 2560x1600 @ 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 DVI, HDMI and DisplayPort ports - Supports Full HD 1080p Blu-ray (BD) / HD-DVD playback with DVI, HDMI and DisplayPort ports Audio - 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC898 Audio Codec) - Premium Blu-ray audio support - Supports THX TruStudioTM LAN - Wireless LAN WiFi-802.11n module - 300Mbps IEEE 802.11n / 54Mbps IEEE 802.11g / 11Mbps IEEE 802.11b - Supports Station mode (Infrastructure mode and Ad-hoc mode) Rear Panel I/O I/O Panel - 2 x Antenna Ports - 1 x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port - 1 x DVI-I Port - 1 x HDMI Port - 1 x DisplayPort - 1 x Optical SPDIF Out Port - 2 x Ready-to-Use USB 2.0 Ports - 1 x eSATA2 Connector - 4 x Ready-to-Use USB 3.0 Ports - 1 x RJ-45 LAN Ports with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED) - 1 x Clear CMOS Switch with LED - HD Audio Jack: 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 Wi-Fi Connector WiFi 802.11 b/g/n Product Brief - Premium Gold Caps - Digi Power Design, 6 + 2 Power Phase Design - Supports Dual Channel DDR3 2800+(OC) - 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 Slot, 1 x mSATA Connector, 1 x mini PCIe Slot - PCIE Gigabit LAN - Supports Intel® HD Graphics with Built-in Visuals - Multi-VGA Output options: DVI, HDMI, DisplayPort and D-Sub with the bundled DVI-to-D-Sub Converter - 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC898 Audio Codec), Supports THX TruStudioTM - Supports ASRock XFast RAM, XFast LAN, XFast USB, OMG, Internet Flash, UEFI System Browser - Supports Intel Smart Connect, Intel Rapid Start, Lucid Virtu Universal MVP - Free Bundle : 1 x ASRock WiFi Module, 1 x ASRock WiFi 2.4GHz Antenna, CyberLink MediaEspresso 6.5 Trial, ASRock MAGIX Multimedia Suite - Mini-ITX Form Factor: 6.7-in x 6.7-in, 17.0 cm x 17.0 cm - Premium Gold Capacitor design (100% Japan-made high-quality Conductive Polymer Capacitors) BIOS Feature Support CD - 2 x Rear USB 3.0 ports by Intel® Z77, support USB 1.0/2.0/3.0 up to 5Gb/s - 2 x Rear USB 3.0 ports by ASMedia ASM1042, 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) by Intel® Z77, supports USB 1.0/2.0/3.0 up to 5Gb/s - 2 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 - 1 x mSATA 3.0 Gb/s connector (Solid-State Drive connector), supports RAID (RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 10, Intel Rapid Storage and Intel Smart Response Technology), NCQ, AHCI functions and Full-size mini-PCI Express modules - 2 x SATA3 6.0 Gb/s connectors - 1 x CIR header - CPU/Chassis FAN connector - 24 pin ATX power connector - 8 pin 12V power connector - Front panel audio connector - 2 x USB 2.0 headers (support 4 USB 2.0 ports) - 1 x USB 3.0 header (supports 2 USB 3.0 ports) - - Hardware Monitor - Accessories 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, VCCSA Voltage Multi-adjustment - Drivers, Utilities, AntiVirus Software (Trial Version), CyberLink MediaEspresso 6.5 Trial, ASRock MAGIX Multimedia Suite - OEM Unique Feature OS Certifications PCIE x1 Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000 Mb/s Broadcom BCM57781 Supports Wake-On-LAN Supports Energy Efficient Ethernet 802.3az Supports PXE 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 Lucid Virtu Universal MVP * Lucid Virtu Universal MVP can be supported only with processors which are GPU integrated. - Hybrid Booster: - CPU Frequency Stepless Control - ASRock U-COP - Boot Failure Guard (B.F.G.) - Good Night LED CPU Temperature Sensing Chassis Temperature Sensing CPU Fan Tachometer Chassis Fan Tachometer CPU/Chassis 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 - Microsoft® Windows® 7 / 7 64-bit / VistaTM / VistaTM 64-bit / XP / XP 64-bit compliant - FCC, CE, WHQL - ErP/EuP Ready (ErP/EuP ready power supply is required) - Quick Installation Guide, Support CD, I/O Shield 2 x SATA Data Cables (Optional) 1 x ASRock WiFi 2.4GHz Antenna (Optional) 1 x DVI-to-D-Sub Converter (Optional) 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. Z77E-ITX w w w.asrock . com Intel® Z77 Chipset RAM Fully Optimize Memory Usage Faster Internet Access Boosts up your USB speed 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. Time latency in World of Warcraft: Cataclysm ATTO Disk Benchmark 4K Read *Lower is better 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. Virtu Universal MVP - Uncompromised Game Response Performance 1. HyperFormance™ : A new technology which combines integrated and discrete graphics for uncompromised performance and 3. Switchable Graphics : Dynamically assigns tasks to the best graphics resource regardless of physical cable connections. improves gaming frame rates 30-70%. It’s also supported with both ATI and NVIDIA graphics cards. 2. Virtual Vsync : A technology designed to solve the ever lasting debate between quality and performance. Bring GPU performance from 60 FPS Vsync limit back to its maximum while keeping Vsync image quality and no Before Virtual Vsync: TEARING ARTIFACT OR FPS LIMIT After Virtual Vsync: NO TEARING tearing. 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. 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. mSATA Connector Onboard WiFi 802.11 b/g/n Support mSATA connector can be used to connect a Solid-State Drive (SSD) for an internal storage device. Coupled with SSD and HDD, users are able to take advantage of Intel Smart Response Technology and enjoy SSD caching performance. Selected ASRock motherboards come with an exclusive WiFi module that offers support for WiFi 802.11 b/g/n connectivity. WiFi module is an easy-to-use wireless local area network (WLAN) adapter to support WiFi function. Wi-Fi Z77E-ITX w w w.asrock . com Intel® Z77 Chipset Premium Gold Caps Digi Power Premium Gold Caps are 100% made in Japan; these solid capacitors are sleek, high gloss caps with a premium gold coating representing long life and stable performance. By adopting digital Pulse-width modulation (PWM), the Z77 motherboard can provide CPU Vcore voltage more efficiently and smoothly. Intel HD Graphics Next-Gen PCIe 3.0 Intel® HD Graphics, simplifies your designs by eliminating additional discrete graphics hardware, while integrating stunning visuals and performance for immersive gaming. • • • • 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® Quick Sync Video Intel® InTruTM 3D Intel® Insider™ 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. UEFI System Browser 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. Intel® Clear Video HD Technology Intel® HD Graphics 2500/4000 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. Cyberlink MediaEspresso 6.5 Trial The fastest video media conversation software Trial MAGIX Multimedia Suite 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. Internet Flash 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. THX TruStudio Delivering the fullest audio experience for games, music and movies.