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Intel® Z77 Chipset
Detail Specification
Platform
CPU
Chipset
Memory
Intel® Smart Connect
Technology
Intel® Rapid Start
Technology
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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
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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)
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Hardware Monitor
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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)
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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.
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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
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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.
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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.
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