Intel DZ77GA-70K Extreme Series Desktop Board (Single Pack)

Intel DZ77GA-70K Extreme Series Desktop Board (Single Pack)

Intel DZ77GA-70K Extreme Series Desktop Board (Single Pack)

Intel DZ77GA-70K Extreme Series Desktop Board (Single Pack)

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  • Intel Z77 Express Chipset
  • 4x DIMM Slots
  • 2x PCIe 3.0 x16 Slots
  • Intel Rapid Storage Technology
  • Intel Smart Response Technology
  • Intel Rapid Start Technology
  • 10-Channel Intel High Definition Audio
  • Dual Intel Gigabit Ethernet LAN
  • ATX Form Factor
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  • 1Description

The DZ77GA-70K Extreme Series Desktop Board (Single Pack) from Intel is based on the Intel Z77 Express Chipset and is optimized for Intel K processors. It supports Smart Response technology, which dramatically increases system responsiveness while combining the performance benefits of an SSD with the storage capacity of a traditional HDD in a single drive volume.

The DZ77GA-70K Desktop Board features Intel Visual BIOS which offers a graphical interface and animated controls that allow you to configure settings faster and take full advantage of your Intel K processor. Intel Visual BIOS includes Intel Overclocking Assistant* which provides single-step overclocking boosts to quickly maximize your gaming advantage. It is a user-friendly feature that allows easy overclocking of core, graphics and memory. Intel Visual BIOS operates by your choice of touch screen, keys or mouse. All controls are literally at your fingertips, in a format you can visualize.

Advanced power and overclocking** capabilities of the DZ77GA-70K Desktop Board coupled with dramatic responsiveness improvements delivered by the Intel Smart Response technology provide the board of choice for gamers and media creation enthusiasts alike. Intel Smart Response technology provides SSD-like performance and brings up to 50% improvement in responsiveness as compared to an HDD-only system. The desktop board also comes with other new responsiveness technologies such as Intel Rapid Start technology***, which allows you to quickly resume the system from sleep and standby modes.

Note: >*OC Assistant software & BIOS capability for this feature may be available shortly after launch of product.
**Altering clock frequency or voltage may reduce system stability & life of system & processor, cause the processor & other components to fail, reduce system performance, cause other damage & affect system data integrity.
***BIOS update may be required to support Rapid Start technology. This feature may not be available at initial launch of product.

Supports Intel Core i7 Processor in the LGA1155 Package
The DZ77GA-70K Desktop Board is highly optimized for Intel K processors. It features Intel Turbo Boost technology* and Intel Hyper-Threading technology** for exceptional performance and scalability. With 8 MB shared Intel Smart Cache, it enables dynamic and efficient allocation of cache. 1
Intel Z77 Express Chipset
It features Intel Smart Response technology that provides SSD-like performance and brings up to 50% improvement in responsiveness as compared to an HDD-only system.
Four DIMM Slots
Designed to support overclocked* DDR3 1600+ O.C.** memory, it delivers up to 32 GBps memory bandwidth. 2
The desktop board features eight Super-Speed USB 3.0 ports (4 external and 4 via internal header), two IEEE 1394a ports (1 external and 1 via internal header), as well as ten USB 2.0 ports (4 external and 6 via internal headers), including two high-current and fast-charging USB 2.0 ports.
Two PCIe 3.0 x16 Slots
With this feature, the board provides the ability to scale to dual x8 graphics support for certified AMD CrossFireX and NVIDIA SLI technology.
PCIe and PCI Connectors
It supports PCIe and legacy PCI devices.
This board comes with four SATA 6.0 Gbps ports, four SATA 3.0 Gbps ports and one eSATA 6.0 Gbps port.
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Intel Rapid Storage technology increases performance and reliability with support for RAID 0, 1, 5 and 10 and Intel Rapid Recover technology.
Intel Smart Response and Intel Rapid Start Technologies
Intel Smart Response technology provides SSD-like performance with HDD capacity. It also improves response time dramatically when a small capacity SSD is used in conjunction with a large HDD. Intel Rapid Start technology* allows you to quickly resume the system from sleep and standby modes. 3
(8+2) 10-Channel Intel High Definition Audio* (7.1)
Enables high-quality integrated audio that rivals the performance of high-end discrete solutions. 4
Dual Intel Gigabit Ethernet LAN
This board features onboard 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet LAN connectivity.
Consumer Infrared Receiver and Transmitter
This feature enables receiving, learning and emitting capabilities. It controls up to two additional CE devices with your PC and eliminates the need for a USB CIR dongle.
Back-to-BIOS Switch
This feature allows access to BIOS for easy overclocking* and recovery. 5
Post Code Decoder
Post Code Decoder allows display of post codes for debug along with the included post code quick reference card highlighting critical areas to help troubleshoot performance-increase roadblocks.
Initialization and Diagnostic LEDs
LEDs provide instant visible system feedback.
Exclusive Voltage Regulator Heat Sinks
This feature provides reliable and silent cooling for extreme core, graphics and memory performance tuning.
100% Solid State Capacitors and Exclusive Power Supervisor
The board enables to maximize stability and power for advanced performance tuning through this feature.
Tweaker Switches
Power and reset switches are available for overclocking* on the go, quick reset and power on. 6
ATX Form Factor
ATX board supports more fully-featured tower designs.
The board meets all worldwide regulatory requirements for lead-free manufacturing.
In the Box
Intel DZ77GA-70K Extreme Series Desktop Board (Single Pack)
  • Bluetooth/Wi-Fi Module
  • USB 3.0 Front Panel Hub
  • SLI Bridge Connector (2-Way)
  • Extreme Mouse Pad
  • I/O Shield
  • 4 x SATA Cables
  • Intel Express Installer Driver and Software DVD
  • Configuration Label
  • Attention Flyer
  • Post Code Decoder Card
  • Integration Guide
  • 3 Year Limited Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    Support Highly optimized for Intel K processors
    Intel Core i7 processors in the LGA1155 package
    Integrated memory controller with support for up to 32 GB*of system memory DDR3 1600+ O.C. SDRAM
    Intel fast memory access
    Supports Intel 64 architecture**

    *Requires 4 DDR3 modules populated in each slot. Requires BIOS & memory tuning knowledge
    **Requires system w/ processor, chipset, BIOS, OS, drivers & apps enabled for Intel 64 architecture

    Technology Supported Intel Turbo Boost technology*
    Intel Hyper-Threading technology**

    *Requires a PC w/ processor w/ Turbo Boost technology capability
    **Requires a system w/ processor supporting HT technology, an HT technology-enabled chipset, BIOS & OS

    Chipset Intel Z77 Express Chipset:
    Intel Z77 PCH
    Intel Rapid Storage Manager (RAID 0, 1, 5, 10)
    Intel Smart Response technology
    Intel Rapid Start technology*
    4x SATA 6.0 Gbps, 4x SATA 3.0 Gbps and 1x eSATA 6.0 Gbps ports

    *BIOS update may be required to support Rapid Start technology. This feature may not be available at initial launch of product

    USB Ports 4x Hi-Speed USB 2.0 ports via back panel, including two fast-charging and high-current ports (yellow)
    6x additional Hi-Speed USB 2.0 ports via four internal headers
    4x Super-Speed USB 3.0 ports (blue) and 4x Super-Speed USB 3.0 via internal headers
    BIOS System BIOS:
    32 Mb Flash EEPROM with Intel Platform Innovation Framework for EFI plug and play, IDE drive auto-configure
    Advanced configuration and power interface V3.0b, DMI 2.5
    Boot Fast boot
    Intel Express BIOS update support: BIOS update via F7 function key
    Features Hardware Management:
    Processor fan speed control
    System chassis fan speed control
    Voltage and temperature sensing
    Fan sensor inputs used to monitor fan activity
    Power management support for ACPI 3.0b
    PRO 10/100/1000 Network Connection Dual Intel LAN on the back panel
    New low-power design can meet Energy Star 5.0 specifications
    Expansion Capabilities 2x PCIe 3.0 x16 connectors (configured as x8/x8 in dual graphics mode)
    2x PCIe 2.0 x1 slots
    2x PCI slots
    Audio 10-channel Intel HD Audio* codec
    8-channel via the back panel
    2-channel via the front panel
    Back panel support for output via optical cable
    One internal header for S/PDIF output for HDMI support

    *Intel HD Audio requires a system w/ suitable Intel chipset & motherboard w/ codec & necessary drivers installed. Sound quality depends on implementation, controller, codec, drivers & speakers

    System Memory
    Memory Capacity 4x 240-pin DIMM connectors supporting dual-channel memory. 2x double-sided DIMMs per channel
    Maximum system memory up to 32 GB* using 8 GB double-sided DIMMs

    *System resources & hardware need physical memory address locations that may reduce 1 GB or more of physical addressable memory being available to OS & apps, depending on configuration & OS

    Memory Types DDR3 1600+ O.C. SDRAM memory support
    Non-ECC memory
    Memory Voltage 1.35 V low voltage
    1.5 V standard JEDEC voltage
    Support for Intel XMP extended voltage profiles
    Jumpers and Front Panel Connectors
    Jumpers Single configuration jumper design
    Jumper access for BIOS maintenance mode
    Front Panel Connectors Reset, HD LED, power LEDs, power on/off
    4x front-panel Hi-Speed USB 2.0 headers
    1x front-panel Super-Speed USB 3.0 header
    Front-panel audio header
    1x IEEE 1394a header
    Board Style ATX
    Power Requirements Baseboard: ATX 12 V
    Operating Temperature 32 to 131°F (0 to 55°C)
    Storage Temperature -4 to 158°F (-20 to 70°C)
    Safety and Regulatory
    Regulations and Safety Standards United States and Canada:
    UL 1950, Third Edition - CAN/CSA C22.2
    No. 950-95 with recognized U.S. and Canadian component marks

    Nemko certified to EN 60950 International. Nemko certified to IEC 60950 (CB report with CB certificate)
    EMC Regulations United States:
    FCC Part 15, Class B
    FCC Part 15, Class B open-chassis

    ICES-003, Class B

    EMC Directive 89/336/EEC; EN 55022:1998
    Class B; EN 55024:1998

    Australia/New Zealand:
    AS/NZS 3548, Class B

    CNS 13438, Class B International
    CISPR 22:1997, Class B
    Environmental Compliance Complies with US CRF via EN55022 +6 db in system configurations with an open chassis and EU Directive 89/336/EEC and use via EN55022 and EN50082-1 in a representative chassis
    Europe RoHS (Directive 2002/95/EC)
    Dimensions 11.6 x 9.6" (29.46 x 24.38 cm)
    Weight Not specified by the manufacturer

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