MSI X79A-GD65 (8D)
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MSI X79A-GD65 (8D)


Based on the Intel x79 Express chipset, the MSI X79A-GD65 (8D) incorporates technologies like DrMOS II which provides an integrated Double Thermal Protection to maximize the lifespan of components, THX TruStudio PRO for high fidelity sound reproduction, and Active Phase Switching which helps save energy.


Product Specification

Processor Support and Chipset Type
  • Supports Intel Core i7 processors in the LGA2011 package
  • Intel X79 Chipset
Memory
  • Quad Channel Memory Architecture
  • 8 x 1.5V DIMM slots
  • Supports DDR3 1066/1333/1600/1800/2133/2400 (OC) DRAM
  • Max. capacity of system memory: 128GB
Storage
  • SATAII controller integrated in Intel X79 chipset
  • - Up to 3Gb/s transfer speed
  • - Supports four SATAII ports (SATA3~6) by X79
  • SATAIII controller integrated in Intel X79 chipset
  • - Up to 6Gb/s transfer speed
  • - Supports two SATAIII ports (SATA1~2) by X79
  • SATAIII controller integrated in ASMedia ASM 1061 chipset
  • - Up to 6Gb/s transfer speed
  • - Supports two SATAIII ports (SATA7~8)
  • RAID
  • - SATA1~2 ports support Intel Rapid Storage Technology enterprise (AHCI / RAID 0/1) by Intel X79
  • - SATA3~6 ports support Intel Rapid Storage Technology enterprise (AHCI / RAID 0/1/5/10) by Intel X79
Audio
  • Chipset integrated by Realtek ALC892
  • Flexible 8-channel audio with jack sensing
  • Compliant with Azalia 1.0 Spec
  • Meet Microsoft Vista Premium spec
Networking 1 PCIe LAN 10/100/1000 Fast Ethernet by Intel 82579
FireWire (IEEE 1394)
  • VIA VT6315N chipset
  • Supports up to two 1394 ports (Rear panel x1, pinheader x1)
  • Transfer rate is up to 400Mbps
Rear I/O
  • 1 x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard port
  • 1 x Clear CMOS button
  • 1 x Coaxial SPDIF port
  • 1 x Optical SPDIF port
  • 1 x IEEE1394 port
  • 1 x RJ45 LAN Jack
  • 8 x USB 2.0 ports
  • 2 x USB 3.0 ports
  • 1 x 6 in 1 audio jack
Internal Connectors
  • ATX 24-Pin power connector
  • 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
  • 4-PIN Power connector
  • CPU x 1 / System x 4 FAN connectors
  • Front panel audio connector
  • Front panel connector
  • 1 x chasis intrusion connector
  • 2 x USB 2.0 connectors
  • 1 x USB 3.0 connectors
  • 4 x Serial ATAII connectors
  • 4 x Serial ATAIII connectors
  • 1 x IEEE1394 connector
  • 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
  • 1 x Power button
  • 1 x OC Genie button
  • 2 x Direct OC buttons
  • 1 x Multi BIOS switch
  • 1 x Voice Genie connector
  • 1 x MultiConnect Panel connector
Expansion Slots
  • 3 PCI Express gen3 x16 slots
  • - PCI_E1 & PCI_E4 support up to PCIE x16 speed
  • - PCI_E6 supports up to PCIE x8 speed
  • 2 PCI Express gen2 x16 slots
  • - PCI_E2 & PCI_E5 support up to PCIE x1 speed
  • 1 PCIE x1 slot
Form Factor ATX Form Factor, 30.5 x 24.4cm