Supports 3rd Gen Intel® Core™ i7 / Core™ i5 / Core™ i3 / Pentium® / Celeron® processors for LGA 1155 socket Please refer to CPU Support for compatible CPU; the above description is for reference only.
Intel® Z77 Chipset
Support four DDR3 DIMMs 1066/1333/1600/1866*/2000*/2133*/2200*/2400*/2600*/2667*/2800*(OC) DRAM (32GB Max) - Supports Dual-Channel mode * To support DDR3 2200*/2400*/2600*/2667*/2800*(OC) ,you must install an Intel 22nm CPU
3 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots
4 x PCIe 2.0 x1 slots
SATAIII controller integrated in Intel® Z77 chipset - Up to 6Gb/s transfer speed. - Supports two SATA ports (SATA1~2) by Z77
SATAIII controller integrated in ASMedia® ASM 1061 chipset - Up to 6Gb/s transfer speed. - Supports two SATA ports (SATA7~8) by ASM 1061 (If you set external SATA 6Gb/s ports to AHCI mode, we highly recommend that you install Windows 7.)
SATAII controller integrated in Intel® Z77 chipset - Up to 3Gb/s transfer speed. - Supports four SATA ports (SATA3~6)
RAID - SATA1~6 ports support Intel Rapid Storage Technology enterprise (AHCI / RAID 0/1/5/10) by Intel Z77
2 USB 3.0 rear I/O ports by Intel® Z77
1 USB 3.0 onboard connector by Intel® Z77
Chipset integrated by Realtek® ALC898 - Flexible 8-channel audio with jack sensing - Compliant with Azalia 1.0 Spec
Supports one PCI Express LAN 10/100/1000 Fast Ethernet by Intel® 82579V
Supports ATI® CrossFire™ Technology
Supports NVIDIA® SLI™ Technology
Supports Lucid® Virtu Universal MVP
Internal I/O Connectors
- 3 x USB 2.0 connectors - 1 x USB 3.0 connector - 1 x IEEE 1394 connector - 1 x Multi BIOS Switch - 1 x TPM Module connector - 1 x Front Panel connector - 1 x Front Panel Audio connector - 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector - 1 x Voice Genie connector (optional) - 1 x MultiConnect Panel connector (optional) - 1 x V-Check Points Set - 1 x Power button - 1 x OC Genie button - 1 x Reset button - 1 x Clear CMOS jumper - CPU x 1 / System x 4 FAN connectors
Back Panel I/O Ports
- 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port - 1 x Clear CMOS button - 1 x Coaxial S/PDIF-out port - 1 x Optical S/PDIF-out port - 4 x USB 2.0 ports - 2 x USB 3.0 ports - 1 x RJ45 LAN jack - 1 x 6 in 1 audio jack - 1 x HDMI® port with max. resolution up to 1920x1200 @60Hz - 1 x DVI-D port with max. resolution up to 1920x1200 @60Hz - 1 x VGA port with max. resolution up to 2048x1536 @75Hz MSI Reminds You...
HDMI, DVI-D & Graphics Card support dual-display function by any two output ports (HDMI+DVI, DVI+VGA or VGA+HDMI).
The mainboard BIOS provides "Plug & Play" BIOS which detects the peripheral devices and expansion cards of the board automatically.
The mainboard provides a Desktop Management Interface(DMI) function which records your mainboard specifications.