"Z68AP-D3 Intel Z68 (Socket 1155) DDR3 Motherboard"
The GA-Z68AP-D3 motherboard, based on the Intel® Z68 Express Chipset and supporting the new 2nd generation Intel® Core™ processors. Delivering the very best that Intel® 6 series chipsets have to offer, including a significant performance boost with Intel® Smart Response Technology, the first ever mSATA drive connectors on a standard desktop PC motherboard, and GIGABYTE's proprietary Touch BIOS™ technology, GIGABYTE Z68 series motherboards put users in the driver seat, allowing them to take total control over how their system operates and performs to best match their individual computing needs.
Special Features / Z68AP-D3
|For INTEL® 1155 Core i3/i5/i7 and Pentium Sandybridge Processors. The latest CPU technology.||USB 3x Power Boost. Delivering greater device compatibility and faster charge times.|
|GIGABYTE Touch BIOS. A new innovative way to modify BIOS settings.||2-Way Crossfire Support. Delivering the ultimate in graphics performance for gaming enthusiasts.|
|Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology. Use a 20GB+ SSD as HDD Cache offering up to 4x speed increase.||ON/OFF Charge Technology. Allows you to charge your iPad, iPhone or iPod even of your PC is off.|
|DualBIOS 3TB+ HDD Support. Two physical BIOS ROMs, auto recovery plus 3TB+ HDD support.||SATA 6 Gbps. High speed 6 Gbps link speeds with raid support.|
|Ultra Durable 3. A 2x copper PCB layer design reduces electrial impedance and lowers temperatures for a more stable OC.||Super Speed USB 3.0. Super fast transfer rates of up to 5 Gbps, 10x faster than USB 2.0.|
|mSATA Connector Onboard. Equipped to use mSATA SSD||HDMI Output. For the ultimate multimedia PC.|
|Lucid Virtu Switchable Graphics. Allows power saving and built-in multimedia Intel® features like Quicksync.||GIGABYTE EZ Smart Response. No need to reformat to enable Intel® Smart Response using this simple utility.|
Tech Spec / Z68AP-D3 [Click for Complete/Advanced]
|CPU||Support for Intel® Core™ i7/ i5 / i3 Pentium and Celeron®, Socket 1155 (Go to GIGABYTE's website for the latest CPU support list.)|
|Chipset||Intel® Z68 Express Chipset|
4x DDR3 2133/1866/1600/1333/1066 MHz memory
* Due to 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 4 GB.
|Audio||Realtek ALC889 codec High Definition Audio 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel w/ Support for S/PDIF Out|
|Onboard Graphics||1x HDMI port (max res 1920x1200)|
|LAN||1 x Realtek RTL8111E chips (10/100/1000 Mbit)|
1 x PCI Express x16 slots, running at x16
|Multi Graphics Technology||Support for 2-Way ATI CrossFireX™|
Chipset: 2x SATA 6Gb/s, 4x SATA 3Gb/s connectors w/ SATA RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10
4x on the back panel, 6x via USB brackets
Etron EJ168 chip: 2 USB 3.0/2.0 ports on back panel
|Internal I/O Connectors||1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector, 1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector, 2x SATA 6Gb/s connectors, 4x SATA 3Gb/s connector, 1x mSATA connector, 1 x CPU fan header, 2 x system fan headers, 1 x front panel header, 1 x front panel audio header, 1 x S/PDIF Out header, 3 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers, 1 x clearing CMOS button, 1x TPM header|
|Back Panel Connectors||1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port, 1 x parallel port, 1 x serial port, 1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector, 1 x HDMI port, 4x USB 2.0/1.1 ports, 2 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports, 1 x RJ-45 ports, 3 x audio jacks (Line In/Line Out/Microphone)|
|BIOS||2 x 32 Mbit AWARD BIOS Support for DualBIOS™|
|Form Factor||ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 21.5cm|
|Warranty||3 Year Gigabyte Warranty|
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