Gigabyte GA-X79S-UP5-WIFI

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About this Product


CPU
Support for Intel® Core™ i7 processors in the LGA2011 package
L3 cache varies with CPU
(Please refer "CPU Support List" for more information.)
Chipset
Intel® C606 Express Chipset
Memory
8 x 1.5V DDR3 DIMM sockets supporting up to 64 GB of system memory
  • 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.
4 channel memory architecture
Support for DDR3 2133/1866/1600/1333/1066 MHz memory modules
Support for ECC memory modules
Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules
(Please refer "Memory Support List" for more information.)
Audio
Realtek ALC898 codec
High Definition Audio
2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
Support for S/PDIF Out
LAN
1 x Intel GbE LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit) (LAN1)
1 x Realtek GbE LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit) (LAN2)
Expansion Slots
2 x PCI Express x16 slots, running at x16 (PCIEX16_1, PCIEX16_2)
  • For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16_1 slot; if you are installing two PCI Express graphics cards, it is recommended that you install them in the PCIEX16_1 and PCIEX16_2 slots.
1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x8 (PCIEX8)
  • The PCIEX8 slot shares bandwidth with the PCIEX16_2 slot. When the PCIEX8 slot is populated, the PCIEX16_2 slot will operate at up to x8 mode.
1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4 (PCIEX4)
(The PCIEX16, PCIEX8, and PCIEX4 slots conform to PCI Express 3.0 standard.)

1 x PCI Express x1 slot
(The PCIEX1 slot conforms to PCI Express 2.0 standard.)

1 x PCI slot
Multi-Graphics Technology
Support for 3-Way/2-Way AMD CrossFireX™/NVIDIA SLI technology
Storage Interface Chipset:
2 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors (SATA3 0~1) supporting up to 2 SATA 6Gb/s devices
4 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors (SATA2 2~5) supporting up to 4 SATA 3Gb/s devices
Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10
  • When a RAID set is built across the SATA 6Gb/s and SATA 3Gb/s channels, the system performance of the RAID set may vary depending on the devices being connected.
8 x SAS 3Gb/s connectors (SAS2 0~7) supporting up to 8 SAS 3Gb/s devices
  • The SAS connectors do not support optical drives.
Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, and RAID 10
Marvell 88SE9172 chip:
2 x eSATA 6Gb/s connectors (including 1 eSATA/USB Combo) on the back panel supporting up to 2 SATA 6Gb/s devices
Support for RAID 0 and RAID 1
USB Chipset:
Up to 12 USB 2.0/1.1 ports (6 ports on the back panel, including 1 eSATA/USB Combo, 6 ports available through the internal USB headers)
VIA VL800 chip:
Up to 4 USB 3.0/2.0 ports on the back panel
  • Due to a Windows 7 limitation, please connect your USB device(s) to the USB 2.0/1.1 port(s) before the VIA USB 3.0 controller driver is installed.
Fresco FL1009 chip:
Up to 2 USB 3.0/2.0 ports (available through the internal USB header)
IEEE 1394 VIA VT6308 chip:
Up to 2 IEEE 1394a ports (1 port on the back panel, 1 port available through the internal IEEE 1394a header)
Internal I/O Connectors
1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
2 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
4 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors
8 x SAS 3Gb/s connectors
1 x CPU fan header
4 x system fan headers
1 x front panel header
1 x front panel audio header
1 x S/PDIF Out header
1 x USB 3.0/2.0 header
3 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
1 x IEEE 1394a port
1 x Clear CMOS jumper
1 x Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header
1 x power button
1 x reset button
Back Panel Connectors
1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
1 x CPU overclocking button
1 x BIOS switch button
1 x Clear CMOS button
1 x IEEE 1394a port
4 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports
5 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
1 x eSATA/USB Combo connector
1 x eSATA 6Gb/s connector
2 x RJ-45 ports
1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector
5 x audio jacks (Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out, Rear Speaker Out, Line In, Line Out, Mic In)
I/O Controller
iTE I/O Controller Chip
H/W Monitoring
System voltage detection
CPU/System temperature detection
CPU/System fan speed detection
CPU overheating warning
CPU/System fan fail warning
CPU/System fan speed control
  • Whether the CPU/system fan speed control function is supported will depend on the CPU/system cooler you install.
BIOS
2 x 64 Mbit flash
Use of licensed AMI EFI BIOS
Support for DualBIOS™
PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, SM BIOS 2.6, ACPI 2.0a
Unique Features
Support for @BIOS
Support for Q-Flash
Support for Xpress Install
Support for EasyTune
  • Available functions in EasyTune may differ by motherboard model.
Support for ON/OFF Charge
Support for 3TB+ Unlock
Support for Q-Share
Support for 3D Power
Bundle Software
Norton Internet Security (OEM version)
Operating System
Support for Microsoft® Windows 8/7/Vista
Form Factor
E-ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 26.4cm
Remark
Due to different Linux support condition provided by chipset vendors, please download Linux driver from chipset vendors' website or 3rd party website.
Most hardware/software vendors may no longer offer drivers to support Win9X/ME/2000/XP SP1/SP2. If drivers are available from the vendors, we will update them on the GIGABYTE website.

Official URL

http://www.gigabyte.us/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4287

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