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MSI Z77A-G43 S1155 Intel Z77 DDR3 ATX

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Z77A-G43

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Description

MSI Z77A-G43: Intel® Z77 Chipset Based

  • Military Class III components: Top quality & stability
  • OC Genie II: Auto OC to boost performance in 1 sec
  • ClickBIOS II: Easy-to-use UEFI BIOS interface
  • THX TruStudio PRO: deliver the fullest audio experience
  • Support USB 3.0 & SATA 6Gb/s

With ultra-high 32 GB/s transfer bandwidth, PCI Express Gen 3 provides a 2x faster transfer rate than the previous generation, this delivers amazing capabilities for true next generation extreme gaming.

Increasing the thickness of the gold-plated layer in the 2-in-1 PS/2 and optimized USB ports to 30 um to meet the demand of professional gamers. Besides enhancing mouse sensitivity in games, these improved interfaces deliver a longer lifespan and better stability of connectors and total solution for e-sports mouse control in UEFI BIOS.

Military Class III

MSI mainboards maintains the commitment to product stability and reliability by introducing Military Class III components including SFC and Solid CAP which have passed MIL-STD-810G certification, making MSI's Military Class III components synonymous with premium quality and ultimate stability.

World's 1st PCI Express Gen 3 mainboard brand

With ultra-high 32GB/s transfer bandwidth, PCI Express Gen 3 provides a 2X faster transfer rate than the previous generation, this delivers amazing capabilities for true next generation extreme gaming.

  • 2X bandwidth
  • Increased efficiency and compatibility
  • Extreme performance for current and next gen PCI Express cards

OC Genie II

OC Genie II provides an instant performance boost, optimizing CPU, memory, integrated graphics, and storage device performance with the function enabled.

  • Overclock in one second
  • At least 36% boost in 3D gaming performance
  • Simple and easy - No need for complex BIOS setting and extra equipment *Features may vary according to your platform and model.

World's 1st UEFI and software graphical user interface

MSI ClickBIOS II provides a consistent user interface both in the UEFI BIOS and in Windows, it provides the most convenient way for users to control system settings and supports touchscreen control.

  • Graphical User Interface, with touchscreen support
  • Simply click or touch and move to change settings
  • Full system control, including overclocking, security and information

Gaming Optimized

Increasing the thickness of the gold-plated layer in the 2-in-1 PS2 and optimized USB ports to 30um to meet the demand of professional gamers. Besides enhancing mouse sensitivity in games, these improved interfaces deliver a longer lifespan and better stability of connectors and total solution for e-sports mouse control in UEFI BIOS.

THX TruStudio PRO

THX is a trade mark of a high-end audio/visual reproduction standard for movies, home theaters, computer speakers and other audio devices. THX Certified Audio products are designed to let users experience movies & videos as live show. The true sound effect can make high definition video more powerful.

  • A high-fidelity sound reproduction standard
  • Accurately reproduce the fullest audio experience of movie, music and game soundtracks

*USB 3.0

Compared to the 480Mbps provided by traditional USB 2.0, the all-new USB 3.0's 5Gb/s offers 10 times the transfer bandwidth, so transferring a Blu-ray movie takes less than one minute. MSI also has implemented a front panel USB 3.0 port, making the use of an external USB 3.0 device even more convenient.

  • 10X Faster Than USB 2.0
  • Up to 5Gb/s Data Transfer Bandwidth
  • World's first to provide Front Panel USB 3.0 Port
  • Boost Transfer Rate Between Your PC and External Storage Devices

SATA 6Gb/s

SATA 6Gb/s provides double the bandwidth of traditional SATA 3Gb/s, and increases the data transfer rate between your mainboard and internal storage devices, such as 7200RPM HDDs, 10000RPM HDDs and SSDs. It's also the current trend for upcoming high-speed internal storage devices to to break the existing bottleneck of a PC's performance.

  • 2X Faster Than SATA 3Gb/s
  • Up to 6Gb/s Data Transfer Bandwidth
  • Unleash True Performance of New HDDs/SSDs

HDMI v1.4

HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is new generation fully digital video/audio interface which can transfer 1080p High-Definition video and Audio output in single compact connector. Supporting HDCP copy protection such as Blu-ray Discs, HDMI provides you with the highest-quality home theater experience.

  • Next-Gen Multimedia Interface
  • Deliver Full HD Video & Audio output In Only One Cable (HDMI 1.4 is only supported with 2nd Intel®Generation CoreTM Processors. Pentium and Celeron Processors support HDMI 1.3)

Specifications

Summary

Product Description
MSI Z77A-G43 - motherboard - ATX - LGA1155 Socket - Z77
Product Type
Motherboard - ATX
Chipset Type
Intel Z77 Express
Processor Socket
1 x LGA1155 Socket
Compatible Processors
Celeron, Core i5, Core i3, Core i7, Pentium G600 series, Pentium G800 series
Max RAM Size
32 GB
RAM Supported
4 DIMM slots - DDR3
Storage Ports
2 x SATA-600 (RAID), 4 x SATA-300 (RAID)
USB / FireWire Ports
2 x USB 3.0 + 6 x USB 2.0 + ( 2 x USB 3.0 + 4 x USB 2.0 via headers )
Max Allocated RAM Size
1760 MB
Audio
HD Audio (8-channel)
LAN
Gigabit Ethernet
Microsoft Certification
Compatible with Windows 7


Detail

General

Product Type
Motherboard - ATX
Chipset Type
Intel Z77 Express
Processor Socket
LGA1155 Socket
Max Processors Qty
1
Compatible Processors
Celeron, Core i5, Core i3, Core i7, Pentium G600 series, Pentium G800 series

Supported RAM

Max Size
32 GB
Technology
DDR3
Bus Clock
1600 MHz, 1333 MHz, 1066 MHz
Speed
PC3-12800, PC3-10600, PC3-8500
Features
Dual channel memory architecture

Graphics

Max Allocated RAM Size
1760 MB

Audio

Type
HD Audio (8-channel)
Audio Codec
Realtek ALC892
Compliant Standards
High Definition Audio, THX TruStudio Pro

LAN

Network Controller
Realtek RTL8111E
Network Interfaces
Gigabit Ethernet

Expansion / Connectivity

Expansion Slot(s)
1 x CPU , 4 x DIMM 240-pin , 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 , 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 , 2 x PCIe 2.0 x1 , 3 x PCI
Storage Interfaces
SATA-600 - connector(s): 2 x 7pin Serial ATA - 2 Device(s) - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5 , SATA-300 - connector(s): 4 x 7pin Serial ATA - 4 Device(s) - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5
RAID Features
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Interfaces
1 x PS/2 keyboard / mouse , 6 x USB 2.0 , 2 x USB 3.0 , 1 x VGA , 1 x DVI-D , 1 x HDMI , 1 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) , 1 x audio line-out - mini-jack , 1 x audio line-in - mini-jack , 1 x microphone - mini-jack , 1 x audio line-out (side surround) - mini-jack , 1 x audio line-out (rear) - mini-jack , 1 x audio line-out (center/subwoofer) - mini-jack
Internal Interfaces
2 x USB 3.0 , 4 x USB 2.0 , 1 x audio , 1 x serial , 1 x parallel
Power Connectors
24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector

Features

BIOS Features
DMI support, M-Flash, UEFI BIOS, MSI ClickBIOS II
Hardware Features
USB Safeguard, audio jack detect technology, OC Genie II, MSI Winki 3, Instant OC, MSI Military Class III, AMD CrossFireX technology support

Miscellaneous

Software Included
Drivers & Utilities, MSI Live Update 5
Compatible with Windows 7
"Compatible with Windows 7" software and devices carry Microsoft’s assurance that these products have passed tests for compatibility and reliability with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7.
Compliant Standards
Plug and Play
Width
30.5 cm
Depth
24.5 cm

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