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MSI X79A-GD65(8D) Frio Adv LGA 2011 Intel X79 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

  • Intel X79
  • Core i7 (LGA2011)
  • DDR3 1066/1333/1600/1800*/2133*/2400* (OC)

Learn more about the MSI X79A-GD65(8D) Frio Adv

Brand MSI
Model X79A-GD65(8D) Frio Adv
Supported CPU
CPU Socket Type LGA 2011
CPU Type Core i7 (LGA2011)
Chipset Intel X79
Onboard Video
Onboard Video Chipset None
Number of Memory Slots 8×240pin
Memory Standard DDR3 1066/1333/1600/1800*/2133*/2400* (OC)
Maximum Memory Supported 128GB
Channel Supported Quad Channel
Expansion Slots
PCI Express 3.0 x16 3 (x16, x16, x8)
PCI Express 2.0 x16 2 (x1, x1)
PCI Express x1 1 x PCI Express x1
Storage Devices
SATA 3Gb/s 4 x SATA 3Gb/s
SATA 6Gb/s 4 x SATA 6Gb/s
SATA RAID SATA1~2 ports support Intel Rapid Storage Technology enterprise (AHCI / RAID 0/1) by Intel X79
SATA3~6 ports support Intel Rapid Storage Technology enterprise (AHCI / RAID 0/1/5/10) by Intel X79
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 8 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
4-PIN 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 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 (W x L) 12.0" x 9.6"
Power Pin 24 Pin
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
Additional Information
Date First Available November 14, 2011

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