GA-Z87-HD3 (rev. 1.x)

Intel®  Z87 Chipset
Insist on Ultra Durable
  • 15µ gold plated CPU socket
  • Multi-GPU support
  • GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™ 4 Plus Technology
  • All solid capacitors
  • Supports 4th Generation Intel® Core™ processors
  • Intel® LAN with high ESD Protection
  • GIGABYTE On/Off Charge™ for USB devices
  • GIGABYTE UEFI DualBIOS™
CPU
  1. Support for Intel® Core™ i7 processors/Intel® Core™ i5 processors/Intel® Core™ i3 processors/Intel® Pentium® processors/Intel® Celeron® processors in the LGA1150 package
  2. L3 cache varies with CPU
Please refer "CPU Support List" for more information.
Chipset
  1. Intel® Z87 Express Chipset
Memory
  1. 4 x DDR3 DIMM sockets supporting up to 32 GB of system memory
  2. * Due to a 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 the size of the physical memory installed.
  3. Dual channel memory architecture
  4. Support for DDR3 3000(O.C.) / 2933(O.C.) / 2800(O.C.) / 2666(O.C.) / 2600(O.C.) / 2500(O.C.) / 2400(O.C.) / 2200(O.C.) / 2133(O.C.) / 2000(O.C.) / 1866(O.C.) / 1800(O.C.) / 1600 / 1333 MHz memory modules
  5. Support for non-ECC memory modules
  6. Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules
(Please refer "Memory Support List" for more information.)
Onboard Graphics Integrated Graphics Processor:
  1. 1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz / 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz
  2. *Support for HDMI 1.4a version.
  3. 1 x D-Sub port
  4. 1 x DVI-D port, supporting a maximum resolution of 1920x1200
    *The DVI-D port does not support D-Sub connection by adapter.
  5. Maximum shared memory of 1 GB
Audio
  1. High Definition Audio
  2. Realtek ALC892 codec
  3. 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
  4. Support for S/PDIF Out
  5. Support for S/PDIF In
LAN
  1. Intel® GbE LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)
Expansion Slots
  1. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 (PCIEX16)
    (The PCIEX16 slot conforms to PCI Express 3.0 standard.)
    * For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16 slot.
  2. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4 (PCIEX4)
    * The PCIEX4 slot shares bandwidth with all PCI Express x1 slots. All PCI Express x1 slots will become unavailable when a PCIe x4 expansion card is installed.
    * When installing a x8 or above card in the PCIEX4 slot, make sure to set PCIE Slot Configuration in BIOS Setup to x4.
  3. 2 x PCI Express x1 slots
    (The PCIEX4 and PCI Express x1 slots conform to PCI Express 2.0 standard.)
  4. 2 x PCI slots
Multi Graphics Technology
  1. Support for AMD CrossFireX™ technology
    *The PCIEX16 slot operates at up to x4 mode when AMD CrossFireX™ is enabled
Storage Interface Chipset:
  1. Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10
  2. 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors supporting up to 6 SATA 6Gb/s devices
USB Chipset:
  1. Up to 8 USB 2.0/1.1 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 6 ports available through the internal USB headers)
  2. Up to 6 USB 3.0/2.0 ports (4 ports on the back panels, 2 ports available through the internal USB header)
Internal I/O Connectors
  1. 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
  2. 3 x system fan headers
  3. 1 x CPU fan header
  4. 1 x front panel header
  5. 1 x parallel port header
  6. 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
  7. 1 x front panel audio header
  8. 1 x USB 3.0/2.0 header
  9. 1 x serial port header
  10. 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
  11. 1 x S/PDIF Out header
  12. 3 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
  13. 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
  14. 1 x S/PDIF In header
Back Panel Connectors
  1. 1 x RJ-45 port
  2. 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
  3. 1 x HDMI port
  4. 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
  5. 4 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports
  6. 1 x D-Sub port
  7. 1 x DVI-D port
  8. 6 x audio jacks (Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out/Rear Speaker Out/Side Speaker Out/Line In/Line Out/Microphone)
I/O Controller
  1. iTE® I/O Controller Chip
H/W Monitoring
  1. CPU/System temperature detection
  2. System voltage detection
  3. CPU overheating warning
  4. CPU/System fan speed control
  5. CPU/System fan speed detection
  6. CPU/System fan fail warning
*Whether the fan speed control function is supported will depend on the cooler you install.
BIOS
  1. 2 x 64 Mbit flash
  2. Use of licensed AMI EFI BIOS
  3. PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, SM BIOS 2.6, ACPI 2.0a
  4. Support for DualBIOS™
Unique Features
  1. Supports EasyTune
  2. @BIOS™
  3. Support for Q-Flash
  4. Support for EZ Setup
  5. Support for Xpress Install
  6. USB Blocker
  7. Support for APP Center
    * Available applications in APP Center may differ by motherboard model. Supported functions of each application may also differ depending on motherboard specifications.
  8. Support for On/Off Charge
Bundle Software
  1. Norton Internet Security (OEM version)
  2. Intel® Smart Response Technology
  3. Intel® Rapid Start Technology
  4. Intel® Smart Connect Technology
Operating System
  1. Support for Windows 8/7
Form Factor
  1. ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 22.5cm
Remark
  1. Most hardware/software vendors may no longer offer drivers to support Win9X/ME/2000/XP. If drivers are available from the vendors, we will update them on the GIGABYTE website.
  2. Due to different Linux support condition provided by chipset vendors, please download Linux driver from chipset vendors' website or 3rd party website.
* The entire materials provided herein are for reference only. GIGABYTE reserves the right to modify or revise the content at anytime without prior notice.
* Advertised performance is based on maximum theoretical interface values from respective Chipset vendors or organization who defined the interface specification. Actual performance may vary by system configuration.
* All trademarks and logos are the properties of their respective holders.
* Due to standard PC architecture, a certain amount of memory is reserved for system usage and therefore the actual memory size is less than the stated amount.