MSI X58A-GD65 SOCKET 1366 MOTHERBOARD

Intel® X58 Express Chipset Based
• DrMOS, the highest performance with best power-saving
• BIOS-level power-saving design
• True Blu-ray audio support
• The extra storage – Drive Booster
• The highest quality and most stable passive components
• New BIOS feature M-Flash
• Superb Stability: Military Class Components
• Supports NVIDIA 3-way SLI & ATI Crossfire

CPU
• Supports Intel® i7 based processors in LGA1366 package.

Chipset
• Intel® X58 Chipset
– Supports QPI up to 6.4GT/s

• Intel® ICH10R Chipset
– Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0) controller, 480Mb/sec.
– 6 SATAII ports with transfer rate up to 3Gb/s.
– PCI Master v2.3, I/O APIC.
– ACPI 2.0 compliant.
– Serial ATA RAID 0/1/5/10.
– Integrated AHCI controller.

Main Memory
• Supports six unbuffered DIMM of 1.5 Volt DDR3 800/1066/1333/1600*/1800*/2133* (OC) DRAM, 24GB Max
– Supports 1Gb/ 2Gb/ 4Gb DRAM size

– Supports x8 / x16 data lines per DIMM
– Supports up to 3 channel mode

Slots
• 3 PCI Express gen2 x16 slots
– supports ATI® Crossfire™
• 2 PCI Express gen2 x1 slots
• 2 PCI slot, support 3.3V/ 5V PCI bus Interface

On-Board SATA
• SATAII controller integrated in ICH10R chipset
– Up to 3Gb/s transfer speed.
– Supports six SATAII ports by ICH10R (SATA1~6)

SATAIII controller integrated in Marvell® SE9128 chipset
– Up to 6Gb/s transfer speed.
– Supports two SATAIII ports by Marvell® SE9128 (SATA7~8)
– Supports two eSATA ports by JMicron® JMB362.
– SATA1~6 support AHCI controller with SATA RAID 0/1/5/10 by ICH10R.
– SATA7~8 support SATA RAID 0/1 by Marvell® SE9128.

SATAII controller integrated in JMicron® JMB362 chipset
– Up to 3Gb/s transfer speed.
– eSATA1~2 support SATA RAID 0/1 & JBOD mode by JMicron® JMB362.

USB 3.0
• 2 USB 3.0 ports by NEC® uPD720200F1

Audio
• Chipset integrated by Realtek® ALC892
– Flexible 8-channel audio with jack sensing
– Compliant with Azalia 1.0 Spec
– Meet Microsoft Vista Premium spec

LAN
• Supports one PCI Express LAN 10/100/1000 Fast Ethernet by Realtek 8111DL.

IEEE1394 / FireWire
• VIA® VT6308 chipset
– Supports up to two 1394 ports. (Rear panel x1, pinheader x1)
– Transfer rate is up to 400Mbps.

Internal I/O Connectors
– ATX 24-Pin power connector
– 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
– CPU x 1 / System x 3 FAN connectors
– CD-in connector
– Front panel audio connector
– Front panel connector
– 1 x chasis intrusion connector
– 1 x serial port pinheader
– 3 x USB 2.0 connectors
– 6 x Serial ATAII connectors
– 2 x Serial ATAIII connectors
– 1 x IEEE1394 connector support additional 1 port
– 1 x Reset Button
– 1 x Power Button
– 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
– 1 x SPDIF-out connector
– 1 x TPM module connector

Back Panel I/O Ports
– 1 x PS/2 Keyboard port
– 1 x PS/2 Mouse port
– 1 x Claer CMOS button
– 1 x Coaxial SPDIF-out
– 1 x Optical SPDIF-out
– 1 x IEEE1394 port
– 4 x USB 2.0 ports
– 2 x USB 3.0 ports
– 2 x eSATA ports
– 1 x RJ45 LAN Jack
– 1 x 6 in 1 audio jack

BIOS
• The mainboard BIOS provides “Plug & Play” BIOS which detects the peripheral devices and expansion cards of the board automatically.
• The mainboard provides a Desktop Management Interface(DMI) function which records your mainboard specifications.

Dimension
• 30.5cm(L) x 24.4cm(W) ATX Form Factor

Mounting
• 9 mounting holes.

CPU SUPPORT LIST :
http://us.msi.com/product/mb/X58A-GD65.html#?div=CPUSupport

DRIVERS LINK :
http://us.msi.com/product/mb/X58A-GD65.html#/?div=Driver&os=Win7%2032

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