MSI Computer MSI Z77A-GD55

Mfg Part #: Z77A-GD55


MSI Computer MSI Z77A-GD55
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MSRP$169.99
Our Price$138.52
ConditionNew and Factory Sealed
Out of Stock as of 2:47am 3/29/2014
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Military Class III
MSI mainboard maintains the commitment to product stability and reliability by introducing Military Class III components! In addition to the use of Hi-c CAP, SFC, and Solid CAP, MSI DrMOS II provides an integrated double thermal protection to maximize the lifespan of components. All Military Class III components have passed MIL-STD-810G certification, making MSI's Military Class III components synonymous with premium quality and ultimate stability.

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

NVIDIA SLI
SLI technology allows using multiple NVIDIA graphics cards in a single computer system with a mainboard equipped with an nForce SLI MCP. Users need a mainboard with two PCI-Express 16x graphics slots and two matching GeForce graphics cards which are "SLI Ready".

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 and videos as live show. The true sound effect can make high definition video more powerful.

AMD CrossFire
AMD CrossFire is the ultimate multi-GPU performance gaming platform. Enabling game-dominating power, AMD CrossFire technology enables two or more discrete graphics processors to work together to improve graphics performance. AMD CrossFire technology allows you to expand your system's graphics capabilities. It allows you the ability to scale your system's graphics horsepower as you need it, making it the most scalable gaming platform ever. With an AMD CrossFire gaming technology, the traditional graphics limitation exists no more, allowing you to enjoy higher performance as well as visual experience.

Super Charger
Mobile consumer appliances are getting more and more attention in current day fast moving life style, with smart phones and tablets almost becoming a fashion accessory. However, many ordinary personal computers cannot charge some of these devices, making it difficult to stay connected. The MSI Super Charger is a Windows resident program capable of revising the power supply mode of your USB port to become more powerful. Once your phone or tablet is connected to your USB port, the Super Charger sends a signal to initiate its charging circuit, making it a really smart and convenient charging solution for mobile computing needs.

M-Flash
Compared to common mainboard which need extra BIOS chips, MSI's M-Flash has a double advantage which doesn't need extra components and secondly, all your BIOS data will be saved in the USB drive. The stored data does not only have backup and upgrade function, moreover it can also be seen as a portable BIOS chip which is actually able to boot up your PC.

APS (Active Phase Switching)
Active Phase Switching, APS, technology is an intelligent design that helps to save energy on MSI's mainboard. The underlying idea is to switch off the power supply as soon as no electricity is needed, and when the system needs more resources again, APS will automatically adjust electricity supply accordingly. APS will automatically detect your processor's loading at any given time and save energy accordingly.

3TB+ Infinity
3TB+ Infinity is not only breaking through the limit of traditional BIOS, but also enhancing the utilization of hard drives efficiently. MSI 3TB+ Infinity technology can use the 3 TB hard drive as boot disk when installing a 64-bit operating system. Compared to competitors, MSI 3TB+ Infinity is an industry-leading technology which substantially presents an advantage of development and application in the future.


Product Highlights
  • Military Class III components for top quality and stability
  • Auto O.C. to boost performance in 1 sec
  • ClickBIOS II for easy-to-use UEFI BIOS interface
  • Super Charger for fast charging iPad/iPhone/smartphone
  • THX TruStudio PRO delivers the fullest audio experience

In The Box
  • MSI Z77A-GD55
  • Software


General Specifications

ManufacturerMSI Computer
Manufacturer Part #Z77A-GD55
Manufacturer UPC #0816909094503
Cost Central Item #11593327
Product DescriptionMSI Z77A-GD55 - Motherboard - ATX - LGA1155 Socket - Z77 - USB 3.0 - Gigabit LAN - onboard graphics (CPU required) - HD Audio (8-channel)
Product TypeMotherboard - ATX
Chipset TypeIntel Z77 Express
Processor Socket1 x LGA1155 Socket
Compatible ProcessorsCeleron, Core i5, Core i3, Core i7, Pentium G600 series, Pentium G800 series
Max RAM Size32 GB
RAM Supported4 DIMM slots - DDR3
Storage Ports2 x SATA-600 (RAID), 4 x SATA-300 (RAID)
USB / FireWire Ports2 x USB 3.0 + 4 x USB 2.0 + ( 2 x USB 3.0 + 6 x USB 2.0 via headers )
AudioHD Audio (8-channel)
LANGigabit Ethernet
Microsoft CertificationCompatible with Windows 7

Extended Specifications

General
Product TypeMotherboard - ATX
Chipset TypeIntel Z77 Express
Processor SocketLGA1155 Socket
Max Processors Qty1
Compatible ProcessorsCeleron, Core i5, Core i3, Core i7, Pentium G600 series, Pentium G800 series
Supported RAM
Max Size32 GB
TechnologyDDR3
Bus Clock1333 MHz, 1066 MHz
SpeedPC3-10600, PC3-8500
FeaturesDual channel memory architecture
Audio
TypeHD Audio (8-channel)
Audio CodecRealtek ALC892
Compliant StandardsHigh Definition Audio, THX TruStudio Pro
LAN
Network ControllerIntel 82579V
Network InterfacesGigabit Ethernet
Expansion / Connectivity
Expansion Slot(s)1 x CPU
4 x DIMM 240-pin
2 x PCIe 3.0 x16
1 x PCIe 2.0 x16
4 x PCIe 2.0 x1
Storage InterfacesSATA-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 FeaturesIntel Rapid Storage Technology
Interfaces1 x PS/2 keyboard / mouse
1 x SPDIF out
1 x TOSLINK
4 x USB 2.0
2 x USB 3.0
1 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet)
1 x HDMI
1 x DVI-D
1 x VGA
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 Interfaces2 x USB 3.0
6 x USB 2.0
1 x audio
Power Connectors24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector
Features
BIOS FeaturesDMI support, M-Flash, UEFI BIOS, MSI ClickBIOS II
Hardware FeaturesChassis intrusion detection, NVIDIA SLI Technology Support, audio jack detect technology, MSI Active Phase Switching (APS), OC Genie II, MSI Winki 3, Instant OC, Super Charger, MSI Military Class III, AMD CrossFireX technology support
Miscellaneous
Software IncludedDrivers & 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 StandardsPlug and Play
Approximate Width12 in
Approximate Depth9.6 in

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