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MSI X79A-GD45 ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS Images from retail item, box contents may vary.

MSI X79A-GD45 LGA 2011 Intel X79 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS

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  • Intel X79
  • Core i7 (LGA2011)
  • DDR3 1066/1333/1600/1866 (O.C)/ 2133 (O.C)/ 2400 (O.C)
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The MSI X79A-GD45 mainboards are based on Intel's latest X79 chipset and uses the LGA 2011 socket supporting the 2nd generation Core i7 processors. For superior quality and stability, MSI X79A-GD45 mainboards adopts Military Class III components. With DrMOS II - the next generation of DrMOS with improved double thermal protection - the lifetime of components is maximized, even in warmer environments or when the machine is heavily overclocked. They also feature the latest PCI Express Gen 3 bus and MSI's proprietary Click BIOS II for maximum performance and user convenience. When taking into account all of the other advanced technologies supported such as NVIDIA SLI and AMD CrossFireX multi-GPU processing technology, THX TruStudio PRO sound, Multi-BIOS II, Control Center II, and Super Charger, MSI X79-series mainboards are simply the best choice for enthusiasts!

  • newegg New Military Class III Components and the Next-gen DrMOS: DrMOS II MSI X79 series mainboards maintains MSI's commitment to product stability and reliability by introducing Military Class III components. In addition to the use of Tantalum core capacitors (Hi-c CAP), Super Ferrite Chokes (SFC) and Solid Capacitors (Solid CAP), MSI now incorporates next-generation DrMOS II design. While competitors are just beginning to adopt a DrMOS solution, MSI's DrMOS II provides an integrated and fully-automated Double Thermal Protection to maximize the lifespan of components – even in warmer environments or when heavily overclocked. All Military Class III components have passed MIL-STD-810G certification, making MSI's Military Class III components synonymous with premium quality and ultimate stability.
  • newegg Double the Bandwidth with PCI Express Gen 3 MSI's X79 mainboards support the latest PCI Express Gen 3 standard to deliver a staggering 32GB/s of bandwidth, double that of the previous generation. PCI Express Gen 3 support can also be enabled or disabled through the BIOS interface to ensure compatibility with graphics cards regardless of whether users use a PCI Express Gen 3 graphics card!
  • newegg World's 1st Unified UEFI & Software Graphical Interface – Click BIOS II MSI's Click BIOS II is the world's 1st to provide a unified graphical user interface under both UEFI & Windows. System settings can be adjusted using the mouse or even LCD touch control under different environments. Click BIOS II can not only save overclocking settings to a USB storage device but also upload them for sharing with other overclocking enthusiasts. This convenient and intuitive design is the result of continual technological breakthrough developed by MSI for its flagship mainboard line.
  • newegg Easiest One-second Overclocking Technology – OC Genie II MSI's proprietary OC Genie II can achieve amazing performance increases in just one second. CPU and memory performance are optimized without compromising system stability, significantly saving the time required by overclockers for fine-tuning. Once the user enables OC Genie on MSI's X79 mainboards, the clock rate on the Intel Core i7-3960X Extreme Edition processor pumped from a default of 3.3GHz to 4.0GHz. The 21% increase enables users to enjoy the performance boost from overclocking with ease.
  • newegg USB 3.0 & SATA 6Gb/s support Compared to the 480Mbps provided by traditional USB 2.0, the all-new USB 3.0's 5Gb/s offers 10 times the transfer bandwidth, so transferring a Blu-ray movie takes less than one minute. MSI also has implemented a front panel USB 3.0 port, making the use of an external USB 3.0 device even more convenient. SATA 6Gb/s provides double the bandwidth of traditional SATA 3Gb/s, and increases the data transfer rate between your mainboard and internal storage devices, such as 7200RPM HDDs, 10000RPM HDDs and SSDs. It’s also the current trend for upcoming high-speed internal storage devices to to break the existing bottleneck of a PC’s performance.
  • newegg Comprehensive Support for Multi-GPU Processing Technology MSI X79 mainboards fully support AMD CrossFireX and NVIDIA SLI multi-GPU processing technologies, providing the most scalability and performance for gamers who require extreme gaming performance.

Learn more about the MSI X79A-GD45

Model

Brand
MSI
Model
X79A-GD45

Supported CPU

CPU Socket Type
LGA 2011
CPU Type
Core i7 (LGA2011)

Chipsets

Chipset
Intel X79

Memory

Number of Memory Slots
4×240pin
Memory Standard
DDR3 1066/1333/1600/1866 (O.C)/ 2133 (O.C)/ 2400 (O.C)
Maximum Memory Supported
64GB
Channel Supported
Quad Channel

Expansion Slots

PCI Express 3.0 x16
3 (x16, x16, x8)
PCI Express x1
4

Storage Devices

SATA 3Gb/s
4
SATA 6Gb/s
2 x SATA 6Gb/s
SATA RAID
0/1/5/10

Onboard Video

Onboard Video Chipset
None

Onboard Audio

Audio Chipset
Realtek ALC892
Audio Channels
8 Channels

Onboard LAN

LAN Chipset
Realtek 8111E
Max LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps

Rear Panel Ports

PS/2
1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
USB 3.0
2 x USB 3.0
USB 1.1/2.0
6 x USB 2.0
IEEE 1394
1 x IEEE 1394a
S/PDIF Out
1 x Optical, 1 x Coaxial
Audio Ports
6 Ports

Internal I/O Connectors

Onboard USB
2 x USB 3.0 + 4 x USB 2.0
Onboard 1394
1 x 1394a
Other Connectors
ATX 24-Pin power connector
8-pin ATX 12V power connector
CPU x 1 / System x 4 FAN connectors
Front panel audio connector
Front panel connector
1 x chasis intrusion connector
1 x Clear CMOS jumper
1 x TPM module connector
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

Physical Spec

Form Factor
ATX
Dimensions
12.0" x 9.6"
Power Pin
24 Pin

Features

Features
Military Class III: Top Quality & Stability

PCI Express Gen 3: World’s 1st PCI Express Gen 3 Mainboard Brand

Click BIOS II: World’s 1st Unified UEFI & Software Graphical Interface

OC Genie II: Overclock in 1 Second

Supports USB 3.0 & SATA 6Gb/s

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