MSI already told some details of the motherboard MSI Z77A-GD80 , which is based on the Z77 chipset , but were very scarce and basically knew the details of connection incorporating Thunderbolt . Now MSI has released the final specifications and images of this motherboard with socket LGA 1155.
Although visually not call much attention, since it incorporates a very colorful sinks, the Z77A-GD80 MSI motherboard is a fairly comprehensive and it certainly will be a very good choice for a midrange system with a processor Ivy Bridge .
For starters, this is a motherboard that has components Military Class III , according to MSI, the use of these components do not ensure good stability and durability, two key aspects to consider. Has a phase VRM 22 therefore also be used to practice clocking to a certain level.
It has four slots for DDR3-2666Mhz RAM and can put a maximum total of 32GB of RAM. We also have four SATA 6Gb / s, four SATA 3Gb / s, four USB 3.0 ports, three PCI-Express 3.0 x16, four PCI-Express x1, USB 2.0 and video outputs D-Sub15, DisplayPort and HDMI. The PCB of the motherboard with embedded buttons Power, Reset and Clear CMOS to provide us with the task of testing the motherboard or do a session for overclocking.
As important feature, the Z77A-GD80 MSI incorporates the Thunderbolt connection and comes with LucidLogix technologies Virty MVP, OC Genie II, ClickBIOS II, Multi-BIOS II and V-Check MSI Probes.