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MSI Z77A-GD45 Thunderbolt - Thunderbolt for Everyone!
The Z77A-G45 Thunderbolt from MSI brings the new connectivity standard to everyone! Featuring Intel Thunderbolt Technology, the Z77A-G45 Thunderbolt allows up to 6 Thunderbolt-capable devices to be connected using a single cable. With up to 10Gbps of dual-channel bandwidth via a single mini DisplayPort connection, the Z77A-G45 Thunderbolt allows for flexible storage options upwards of over 100TB using external devices. Coupled with Military Class III components, the intuitive ClickBIOS II graphical UEFI, and one-touch overclocking OC Genie II, enjoy Thunderbolt for everyone with the Z77A-G45 Thunderbolt mainboard!
- Support for 3rd Generation Intel Core i7/i5/i3/Pentium/Celeron processors for socket LGA1155
- Intel Z77 Express Chipset
- 4DIMM memory slots, 32GB capacity with support for DDR3 up to 2800MHZ (OC)
- Intel Thunderbolt via mini-DisplayPort onboard connection
- Certified Military Class component design
- 3x PCI-E 3.0 x16 physical slots with AMD CrossfireX & NVIDIA SLI multi-GPU support
- 8-channel (7.1 Surround) HD Audio with THX TruStudio Pro, Gigabit LAN
- 2x SATA 6Gb/s with RAID, 4x SATA 3Gb/s with RAID
- 4x USB 3.0 ports (2 rear/2 front), 10x USB 2.0 ports (4 rear/6 front)
- HDMI/mini DisplayPort/VGA outputs
SUPPORTING THE FASTEST CPU AND MEMORY CONFIGURATIONS ON THE PLANET
The Z77A-G45 Thunderbolt mainboard allows you to utilize the fastest CPU and memory configurations on the planet.
With support for the 3rd Generation Intel Core family of processors (codename Ivy Bridge) and 3nd Generation Intel Core family of processors (codename Sandy Bridge), and with support for up t 2800MHz memory configurations, enhance your digital experience on the Z77A-G45 Thunderbolt from MSI.
THUNDERBOLT FOR EVERYONE ¡V Z77A-G45 THUNDERBOLT
The MSI Z77A-G45 Thunderbolt features Intel¡¦s Thunderbolt technology. With dual-channel data transfer capability up to 10Gbps per port, Thunderbolt is more than twice as fast as other external storage options on the market.
Compatible with existing DisplayPort devices, Intel Thunderbolt allows daisy chaining of up to 6 devices from a single cable, maximizing your storage and productivity from a single PC.
CERTIFIED MILITARY CLASS III COMPONENTS
MSI's Military Class III components meet a more stringent testing standard than industry-wide electronic components.
Utilizing the US DoD MIL-STD-810G testing protocol, Military Class III components are rated to run under the most strenuous conditions to meet the highest levels of performance.
These components include: Hi-C CAP -- Low profile tantalum core capacitors, more than 10 times the lifespan of traditional capacitors with 15 times less power leakage Solid State Choke (SSC) -- Pure iron core choke with high working currrent and gold coating, designed for overclocking All Solid CAP -- Nickle-plated cover for longer endurance, up to 10 years lifespan under full electrical loads
TOTAL SYSTEM CONTROL: CLICKBIOS II, OC GENIE II, CLEAR CMOS BUTTON
The Z77A-G45 Thunderbolt features our innovative ClickBIOS II, with an intuitive GUI built on UEFI that allows for usage of next-generation operating systems.
All system functions can be controlled via mouse, and the included desktop ClickBIOS II software allows easy system adjustment from Windows.
The Z77A-G45 Thunderbolt also features OC Genie II, which allows overclocking of your unlocked K-series Intel CPU with the selection of a simple BIOS function. In case of system boot failures, the Clear CMOS Button allows for quick system settings reset if the need arises.
AMD CROSSFIREX AND NVIDIA SLI MULTI-GPU READY
The Z77A-G45 Thunderbolt features support for multi-GPU gaming, up to 3-way CrossfireX using MSI Radeon graphics cards or 2-way SLI using MSI GeForce graphics cards.
MSI Z77A-G45 Thunderbolt: LGA 1155, Intel Z77, SATA 6Gb/s, USB 3.0, 3 PCI-E 3.0 (16/4/4, 8/8/4), 4 PCI-E x1, 1 Thunderbolt port, 1 HDMI, 1 VGA, ATX Motherboard