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ASRock Z68-Pro3-M Motherboard 2nd Generation Intel Core i7/i5/i3/K-Series Socket LGA1155 Intel Z68 MicroATX RAID Gigabit LAN

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  • Quick Find Code: K248906
  • Manufacturers SKU: Z68 PRO3-M
  • Product UPC/EAN: 4711140877532

Product Description

ASRock XFast USB Technology redefines the new standard in high performance computing. Proving once again to be the pioneer in motherboard industry, ASRock XFast USB Series Motherboards integrate with the latest XFast USB Technology which delivers the world's fastest USB data transfer speed. According to the below graph, it shows that the ASRock XFast USB technology can even boost USB 3.0 performance up to 185.52%. With Lucid Virtu software, next-generation PCs with 2nd Generation Intel Core processor platforms will dynamically assign tasks in real time to the best available graphics resource based on power, performance and features. For users who are tempted to connect the SSD and HDD on motherboard, the Intel Smart Response Technology can make the SSD become the Cache of the HDD to boost up the HDD access speed. CyberLink MediaEspresso 6.5 trial now supports Intel Quick Sync Video hardware transcoding and is optimized for second generation Core i7, i5, and i3 processors to accelerated conversion of all your favorite media files for your favorite portable players. Now you can easily display your favorite movies, songs and photos on iPhone, iPad, PSP, XBox, Youtube, Facebook etc.

Main Features:

  • ASRock Extreme Tuning Utility (AXTU) is an all-in-one software to fine-tune different features in an user-friendly interface, which includes Hardware Monitor, Fan Control, Overclocking, OC DNA and IES. In Hardware Monitor, it shows the major readings of y
  • C.C.O., stands for Combo Cooler Option, is another exclusive hardware design on ASRock boards. C.C.O. provides the flexible options to adopt different CPU cooler types and matches your socket LGA775, LGA1155 / LGA1156 CPU cooler in the respective holes. O
  • Intel Quick Sync Video saves valuable time for PC users who want to create and edit video, synchronize it with other devices, and share it-at home and on the internet. Intel Quick Sync Video uses hardware on the processor, instead of software, to accelera
  • Enjoy the ultimate 3D visual experiences-seamlessly-from your PC. Now you can watch your favorite 3D movies with Blu-ray Stereo 3D playback using active shutter 3D glasses. It delivers it all in 1080p full, high-definition resolution on your TV over HDMI
  • Intel Clear Video HD Technology (Intel CVT HD) enables rich media experiences with picture perfect images by using a host of advanced graphics technologies that support optimized, high-definition video playback and sharp image quality
  • Intel HD Graphics 2000/3000 with the latest Visual Features, DX10.1, Pixel Shader 4.1
  • Intel Advanced Vector Extensions (Intel AVX) gives more computing power to application developers with a new, 256 bit instruction set extension to Intel SSE
  • It is the smart start page for IE that combines your most visited web sites, your history, your Facebook friends and your real-time newsfeed into an enhanced view for a more personal Internet experience. ASRock motherboards are exclusively equipped with t
  • ASRock software suite is designed with the customer-oriented concept, delivers the best possible experience for today's most demanding users
  • Due to the operating system limitation, the actual memory size may be less than 4GB for the reservation for system usage under Windows 32-bit OS. For Windows 64-bit OS with 64-bit CPU, there is no such limitation
  • Due to chipset limitation, the Blu-ray playback of Intel HD Graphics is only supported under Windows Vista and Windows 7.  Intel InTru 3D is only supported under Windows 7 and Windows 7 x64
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CPU Supported Processors 2nd Generation Intel Core i7/i5/i3/K-Series
Hyperthreading Architecture Yes
Socket LGA 1155
Installed Processors (Max) 0 (1)
Supported Processor Manufacturer Intel
MOTHERBOARD Chipset Intel Z68
RAID Supported Yes Chipset: RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 Intel Rapid Storage Technology
SATA Supported Yes
REAR PANEL I/O PORTS USB Ports 4 x USB 2.0 • 2 x USB 3.0
Keyboard Port 1 x PS/2
RJ-45 Ports 1 x RJ-45
DisplayPorts 1 x DisplayPort
HDMI Port 1 x HDMI
VGA Port 1 x D-Sub
Digital Port 1 x DVI-D/VGA out
eSATA Ports 1 x eSATA II (3GB/s)
Audio Line In Ports Yes
S/PDIF Port 1 x Optical S/PDIF-out
INTERNAL I/O CONNECTORS Floppy Channels 1 x Floppy Disk Drive Connector
Front Panel Connectors 1 x Front Audio Header
Cooling Fan Support CPU/Chassis/Power Fan Connectors
SATA Connectors 2 x SATA III 6Gb/s • 3 x SATA II 3Gb/s
S/PDIF Connectors 1 x HDMI-SPDIF connector
USB Connectors 3 x USB 2.0 Connectors (for 6 additional USB 2.0 ports)
Parallel Connectors 1 x Parallel Port Header
Serial Connectors 1 x COM
Infrared Connectors 1 x IR Header • 1 x Consumer IR
Power Connector Port 1 x 24-pin ATX • 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V
Other Connectors 1 x Power LED header
EXPANSION PCI Slots 1 slot(s) - PCI
PCI Express Slots 3 slot(s) - 1 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 (blue @ x16 mode) • 2 x PCI Express 2.0 x1 ,
MEMORY Maximum Memory 32GB 1066/1333/1600/1866/2133MHz DDR3 (Unbuffered Non-ECC)
Memory Bus Speed Range 1066 to 2133MHz
Memory Slot 4 x DDR3 DIMM Slots
SOUND Integrated Sound 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC892 Audio Codec) • Premium Blu-ray audio support
NETWORK Integrated Network Realtek RTL8111E
Network Speeds Supported 10/100/1000Mbps
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS Operating Systems Supported Microsoft Windows 7 / 7 64-bit / Vista / Vista 64-bit / XP / XP 64-bit compliant
SYSTEM BIOS 64Mb AMI UEFI Legal BIOS with GUI support
Special Features Supports Plug and Play • ACPI 1.1 Compliance Wake Up Events • Supports jumperfree • SMBIOS 2.3.1 Support • CPU Core, IGPU, DRAM, PCH, CPU PLL, VTT, VCCSA Voltage Multi-adjustment
Software Included Support CD: Drivers, Utilities, AntiVirus Software (Trial Version), ASRock Software Suite (CyberLink DVD Suite - OEM and Trial; Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi MB - Trial)
Drivers Included
COMPLIANCE Certifications FCC, CE, WHQL, ErP/EuP Ready (ErP/EuP ready power supply is required)
PHYSICAL In The Box ASRock Z68-PRO3-M Motherboard • Quick Installation Guide • Support CD • I/O Shield
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