MSI Z68A-GD65 review

A typical high-end MSI board that's packed with features

By  from PCFormat Issue 256
Product Type
Desktop Motherboard
Chipset Manufacturer
Intel
Chipset Model
Z68(B3) Express
Multi GPU Supported
SLI, CrossFireX, CrossFire
Onboard Video
CPU Dependent Video
Number of PCI Express x16 Slots
2
Memory Technology
DDR3 SDRAM
Processor Socket
Socket H2 LGA-1155
Brand Name
MSI
Form Factor
ATX
Processor Supported
Core i5, Core i7, Core i3, Pentium Dual-core, Celeron Dual-Core
Total Processor Supported
1
Maximum Memory
32 GB
64-bit Processing
Yes
Number of Memory Slots
4
Number of PCI Slots
2
Audio Channels
7.1
Fast Ethernet
Yes
Number of SATA Interfaces
8
RAID Supported
Yes
Number of Total Expansion Slots
7
HDMI
Yes
DVI
Yes
Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports
1
Network (RJ-45)
Yes
Total Number of USB Ports
6
Number of USB 3.0 Ports
2
PS/2 Port
Yes
Number of PS/2 Ports
1
Total Number of Onboard USB Ports
4
Number of Onboard USB 2.0 Ports
3
PCI Express Standard
PCI Express 3.0
Total Number of PCI Express Slots
5
Memory Form Factor
DIMM
Processor Technology
OC Genie Technology, Enhanced SpeedStep Technology, Turbo Boost Technology
Width
305 mm
Depth
245 mm
Manufacturer
Micro-Star International Co., Ltd
Product Model
Z68A-GD65 (G3)
Product Name
Z68A-GD65 (G3) Desktop Motherboard
Controller Type
Serial ATA/300, Serial ATA/600
Manufacturer Part Number
Z68A-GD65 (G3)
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.msicomputer.com
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