CPU 1.Support for Intel® Core i7 processors/Intel® Core i5 processors/ Intel® Core i3 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® B85 Express Chipset
Memory 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 3.Support for DDR3 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.) Onboard Graphics Integrated Graphics Processor - Intel® HD Graphics support: 1.1 x D-Sub port, supporting a maximum resolution of 1920x1200 2.1 x DVI-D port, supporting a maximum resolution of 1920x1200 * The DVI-D port does not support D-Sub connection by adapter. 3.1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096x2160 * Support for HDMI 1.4a version. 4.Support for up to 3 displays at the same time 5.Maximum shared memory of 1 GB
Audio 1.Realtek® ALC1150 codec 2.TI Burr Brown® OPA2134 operational amplifier 3.High Definition Audio 4.2/4/5.1/7.1-channel 5.Support for S/PDIF Out
LAN 1.Intel® GbE LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)
Expansion Slots 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. (The PCIEX16 slot conforms to PCI Express 3.0 standard.)
2.1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4 (PCIEX4) * The M.2 socket shares bandwidth with the PCIEX4 slot. When the M.2 socket is populated, the PCIEX4 slot will operate at up to x2 mode.
3.2 x PCI Express x1 slots (The PCIEX4 and PCI Express x1 slots conform to PCI Express 2.0 standard.)
4.2 x PCI slots
Multi-Graphics Technology 1.Support for AMD CrossFire technology
Storage Interface Chipset: 1.4 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors 2.2 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors 3.1 x M.2 Socket 3 connector * Support for M.2 PCIe SSDs only. * The M.2 socket shares bandwidth with the PCIEX4 slot. When the M.2 socket is populated, the PCIEX4 slot will operate at up to x2 mode.
USB Chipset: 1.4 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB headers) 2.7 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (3 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers)
Internal I/O Connectors 1.1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector 2.1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector 3.1 x M.2 Socket 3 connector 4.4 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors 5.2 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors 6.1 x CPU fan header 7.3 x system fan headers 8.1 x front panel header 9.1 x front panel audio header 10.1 x S/PDIF Out header 11.1 x USB 3.0/2.0 headers 12.2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers 13.1 x serial port header 14.1 x Clear CMOS jumper 15.1 x audio gain control switch
Back Panel Connectors 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 5.2 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports 6.3 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports 7.1 x RJ-45 port 8.1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector 9.5 x audio jacks (Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out, Rear Speaker Out, Line In, Line Out, Mic In)
I/O Controller 1.iTE® I/O Controller Chip
H/W Monitoring 1.System voltage detection 2.CPU/System temperature detection 3.CPU/System fan speed detection 4.CPU/System overheating warning 5.CPU/System fan fail warning 6.CPU/System fan speed control * Whether the fan speed control function is supported will depend on the cooler you install.
BIOS 1.2 x 64 Mbit flash 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
Unique Features 1.Support for Q-Flash 2.Support for Xpress Install 3.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 USB Blocker 4.Support for ON/OFF Charge
Remark 1.Due to different Linux support condition provided by chipset vendors, please download Linux 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.