Supports 3rd and 2nd Generation Intel Core i7 / i5 / i3 in LGA1155 Package
Supports Intel Turbo Boost 2.0 Technology
Supports Intel K-Series CPU
Supports Hyper-Threading Technology
Supports Intel Rapid Start Technology and Smart Connect Technology
Intel Rapid Start Technology and Smart Connect Technology are only supported under Windows 7 OS or later versions.
Dual Channel DDR3 memory technology
2 x DDR3 DIMM slots
Supports DDR3 1600/1333/1066 non-ECC, un-buffered memory
Max. capacity of system memory: 16GB*
Supports Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) 1.3 / 1.2 with Intel Ivy Bridge CPU
Due to the operating system limitation, the actual memory size may be less than 4GB for the reservation for system usage under Windows 32-bit OS. For Windows 64-bit OS with 64-bit CPU, there is no such limitation.
DDR3 1600 with Intel Ivy Bridge CPU, DDR3 1333 with Intel Sandy Bridge CPU.
32Mb AMI UEFI Legal BIOS with GUI support
Supports "Plug and Play"
ACPI 1.1 Compliance Wake Up Events
SMBIOS 2.3.1 Support
Supports Intel HD Graphics Built-in Visuals : Intel Quick Sync Video 2.0, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Clear Video HD Technology, Intel Insider, Intel HD Graphics 2500/4000 with Intel Ivy Bridge CPU
Supports Intel HD Graphics Built-in Visuals : Intel Quick Sync Video, Intel InTru 3D, Intel Clear Video HD Technology, Intel HD Graphics 2000/3000, Intel Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX) with Intel Sandy Bridge CPU
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 with Intel Ivy Bridge CPU. Max. shared memory 1759MB with Intel Sandy Bridge CPU.
Supports D-Sub with max. resolution up to 2048x1536 @ 75Hz
Intel HD Graphics Built-in Visuals and the VGA outputs can be supported only with processors which are GPU integrated.
Intel InTru 3D is only supported under Windows 7 and Windows 7 x64.
- Audio: 5.1 CH HD Audio (Realtek ALC662 Audio Codec)
PCIE x1 Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000 Mb/s
Supports LAN Cable Detection
Supports Energy Efficient Ethernet 802.3az
1 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 slot (blue @ x16 mode)
1 x PCI Express 2.0 x1 slot
PCIe Gen3 is supported on 3rd Generation of Intel Core i5 and Core i7 CPUs.
4 x SATA2 3.0 Gb/s connectors, support NCQ, AHCI and Hot Plug functions
1 x Power LED header
1 x Chassis Intrusion header
1 x CPU Fan connectors (4-pin)
1 x Chassis Fan connector (3-pin)
24 pin ATX power connector
4 pin 12V power connector
Front panel audio connector
2 x USB 2.0 headers (support 4 USB 2.0 ports)
- Rear Panel I/O
1 x PS/2 Mouse Port
1 x PS/2 Keyboard Port
1 x D-Sub Port
4 x Ready-to-Use USB 2.0 Ports
1 x RJ-45 LAN Port with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
HD Audio Jack: Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone
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