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GigaByte GA-Z97X-SLI S1150 Z97 ATX (GA-Z97X-SLI)GIGABYTE 9 Series Motherboards
GIGABYTE 9 Series motherboards support the latest 4th & 5th Generation Intel® Core processors, bringing together a unique blend of features and technologies that offer the absolute ultimate platform for your next PC build.
Extreme Multi-GPU Support
Flexible graphics capabilities supported for either CrossFire or SLI action, delivering the ultimate in graphics performance for gaming enthusiasts who demand the highest frame rates without compromising on resolution.
M.2 Onboard Connector
GIGABYTE 9 series motherboards come equipped with an onboard M.2 slot, providing users PCI-Express connectivity for SSD devices. Delivering up to 10 Gb/s data transfer speeds, M.2 offers users considerably faster storage performance than current mSATA and even SATA Revision 3 6Gb/s storage devices.
SATA Express Connector
SATA Express interface provides multiple PCI Express lanes and 2 SATA 3.0 6 Gb/s ports, exposed through the same connector, allowing use of both PCI Express and SATA storage devices. Exposed PCI Express lanes are providing a pure PCI Express connection to the storage device, without any additional layers of abstraction.
Intel® Gigabit LAN
Intel® Gigabit LAN networking, a popular choice with gamers that features several performance-enhancing features such as advanced interrupt handling to help reduce CPU overhead and Jumbo Frame support for extra large data packets.
GIGABYTE motherboards feature cFos Speed, a network traffic management application which helps to improve network latency, maintaining low ping times to deliver better responsiveness in a crowded LAN environment. cFos Speed works in a similar way to an OS driver, monitoring network traffic packets at the application layer, allowing optimization and improved network performance for specific applications.
Realtek ALC1150 115dB SNR HD Audio
The ALC1150 is a high-performance multi-channel High Definition Audio Codec that delivers an exceptional audio listening experience with up to 115dB SNR, ensuring users get the best possible audio quality from their PC.
The ALC1150 provides ten DAC channels that simultaneously support 7.1-channel sound playback, plus 2 channels of independent stereo sound output multiple streaming through the front panel stereo outputs. Two stereo ADCs are integrated and can support a microphone array with Acoustic Echo Cancellation AEC, Beam Forming BF, and Noise Suppression NS technologies. The ALC1150 incorporates Realtek proprietary converter technology to achieve Front differential output 115dB Signal-to-Noise ratio SNR playback DAC quality and 104dB SNR recording ADC quality.
Built-in Rear Audio Amplifier
Specially designed for gamers, GIGABYTE 9 series Ultra Durable motherboards utilize a high-capacity amplifier which is able to drive 600O loads, giving gamers a fuller range of dynamic sound with crisper details and less distortion when using high quality professional headphones.
GIGABYTE APP Center gives you easy access to wealth of GIGABYTE apps that help you get the most from your GIGABYTE motherboard. Using a simple, unified user interface, GIGABYTE APP Center allows you to launch all GIGABYTE apps installed on your system.
- Smart Quick Boost provides users with different levels of CPU frequencies to choose to achieve desired system performance.
- Advanced CPU OC allows users to set CPU base clock, frequency, and voltages, and integrated graphics frequency.
- Advanced DDR OC allows users to set the memory clock.
- 3D Power allows users to change power phase, voltage, and frequency settings.
- GIGABYTE Cloud Station is composed of several GIGABYTE unique apps that allow your smart phones/tablet devices to communicate, share resources, and control desktop PCs via wireless connection.
HomeCloud allows users to share the files between your smart phone/tablet device and computer or back up the files from the device to the computer.
HotSpot turns your computer into a virtual wireless access point and allows you to share your connection with your other wireless devices.
- GIGABYTE Remote
GIGABYTE Remote allows users to remotely control the mouse / keyboard / Windows Media Player on your computer from your smart phone/tablet device.
- Remote OC
Remote OC allows users to remotely control their desktop PC with a powerful suite of software functions that Include overclocking and system tweaking, system monitoring plus the ability to also remotely power down/reset the PC when needed.
- Auto Green
Auto Green is an easy-to-use tool that provides users with simple options to enable system power savings via a Bluetooth-enabled smart phone/tablet devices. When the device is out of the range of the computer's Bluetooth receiver, the system will enter the specified power saving mode.
All Solid Caps and Low RDSon MOSFETs
GIGABYTE uses All Solid Caps Capacitors and Low RDSon MOSFETs which are rated to work at higher temperatures to provide a longer lifespan.
5x 15µ Gold Plated CPU Socket Design
GIGABYTE 9 Series motherboards come equipped with a gold plated CPU socket, which means that enthusiasts can enjoy absolute reliability and longevity for the CPU socket overtime, without having any concerns about corroded pins and bad contacts.
GIGABYTE Patented DualBIOS UEFI Design
GIGABYTE 9 series Ultra Durable motherboards feature GIGABYTE DualBIOS, an exclusive technology from GIGABYTE that protects arguably one of your PCs most crucial components, the BIOS. GIGABYTE DualBIOS means that your motherboard has both a Main BIOS and a Backup BIOS, making users protected from BIOS failure due to virus attack, hardware malfunction, improper OC settings or power failure during the update process.
ESD Protection for USB and LAN
GIGABYTE 9 Series motherboards raise the bar in terms of protecting your system, providing advanced electrostatic discharge ESD protection for both your Ethernet LAN and USB ports, both common sources of ESD-related failures. Each LAN and USB port is paired with a dedicated protection filter that can withstand high electrostatic discharges, protecting your system from common electrical surges and even direct lighting strikes.
Power Failure Protection with Anti-Surge IC
GIGABYTE 9 series Ultra Durable motherboards also feature special anti-surge ICs that protect your motherboard, and your PC from any surge in power delivery that may occur, helping to ensure that your PC is equipped to deal with any potentially irregular and inconsistent power delivery.
Humidity Protection with New Glass Fabric PCB
There is nothing more harmful to the longevity of your PC than moisture, and most parts of the world experience moisture in the air as humidity at some point during the year. GIGABYTE 9 series motherboards have been designed to make sure that humidity is never an issue, incorporating a new Glass Fabric PCB technology that repels moisture caused by humid and damp conditions.
All New Heat Sink Design
GIGABYTE 9 series motherboards feature new heat sink designs that offer uncompromisingly efficient cooling on key areas of the motherboard including the PWM area and chipset PCH. GIGABYTE 9 Series motherboards offer cooling support of the crucial PWM area so even the most aggressive and extreme configurations will be kept well within optimal thermal parameters.
GIGABYTE OPT Fan Support
Many of todays 3rd party water cooling systems require CPU fan power support for both the cooling fan and the water pump. GIGABYTE 9 Series motherboards feature OPT fan support, an additional CPU fan pin header that can be used to connect a water pump and configured for continuous full speed operation. The OPT Fan is also useful for high performance coolers employing two fans.
4K Ultra HD Support
4K resolution is the next technological milestone in high-definition content delivery, utilizing approximately 4,000 pixels on the horizontal axis, more than four times today's standard HD pixel density. GIGABYTE motherboards provide native 4K support with integrated Intel® HD Graphics via HDMI.
HDMI-The Next Generation Multimedia Interface
HDMI is a High-Definition Multimedia Interface which provides up to 5Gb/s video transmitting bandwidth and 8-channel high quality audio all through a single cable. Able to transmit superior, uncompressed digital video and audio, HDMI ensures the crispest rendering of digital content up to 1080p without the quality losses associated with analog interfaces and their digital-to-analog conversion. In addition, HDMI is compatible with HDCP High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection, allowing the playback of Blu-ray/HD DVD and other protected media content.
DVI Digital Visual Interface is a video interface standard designed for carrying uncompressed digital video data and to maximize the visual quality of digital display devices, such as LCD monitors, digital projectors, and so on. In addition, the DVI interface is compatible with HDCP High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection.
|Supported memory types:||DDR3-SDRAM|
|Memory slots type:||DIMM|
|Memory channels support:||Dual|
|Supported memory clock speeds:||1333, 1600 MHz|
|Maximum internal memory:||32 GB|
|Compatible processor series:||Celeron, Core i3, Core i5, Core i7, Pentium|
|Processor socket:||Socket H31150|
|USB 2.0 connectors:||3|
|USB 3.0 connectors:||1|
|Supported hard disk drive interfaces:||Serial ATA|
|Number of SATA connectors:||7|
|S/PDIF out connector:||Y|
|CPU fan connector:||Y|
|ATX Power connector 24-pin:||Y|
|Number of Parallel ATA connectors:||1|
|Front panel audio connector:||Y|
|PCI Express power connectors 6-pin:||1|
|EPS power connector 8-pin:||Y|
|USB 2.0 ports quantity:||2|
|USB 3.0 ports quantity:||4|
|Ethernet LAN RJ-45 ports:||1|
|PS/2 ports quantity:||1|
|VGA D-Sub ports quantity:||1|
|DVI-D ports quantity:||1|
|HDMI ports quantity:||1|
|Motherboard chipset family:||Intel|
|Motherboard chipset:||Intel Z97|
|Motherboard form factor:||ATX|
|Audio output channels:||7.1|
|RAID levels:||0, 1, 5, 10|
|Windows operating systems supported:||Y|
|Maximum graphics adapter memory:||1000 MB|
|Parallel processing technology support:||2-Way CrossFireX, 2-Way SLI|
|Maximum resolution:||4096 x 2160 pixels|
|Number of displays supported:||3|
|PCI Express x1 slots:||3|
|PCI Express x16 slots:||1|
|BIOS type:||UEFI AMI|
|BIOS memory size:||64 MB|
|Clear CMOS jumper:||Y|
|Bundled software:||Norton Internet Security OEM versionIntel Rapid Start TechnologyIntel Smart Connect TechnologyIntel Smart Response TechnologycFosSpeed|