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GIGABYTE G1-Killer 8 Series Motherboards
GIGABYTE 8 Series G1-Killer motherboards are packed with absolutely everything you'll need to build an uncompromising, high-performance gaming PC. Loaded with advanced audio technologies, networking, maxed out multi-card gaming support, advanced cooling and looks that could kill, GIGABYTE G1-Killer motherboards are the ultimate choice for serious PC gamers.
GIGABYTE 8 Series Motherboards
GIGABYTE 8 Series motherboards support the latest 4th Generation Intel® Core™ processors, bringing together a unique blend of features and technologies that offer the absolute ultimate platform for your next PC build. From high current capable digital power delivery, performance-enhancing caching technologies, exclusive high-end audio features, advanced networking and device charging, gold plated hardware connectors and of course, killer good looks, GIGABYTE 8 series motherboards are in a class of their own.
Next Gen Intel® 8 Series Platform
The latest Intel 8 Series platform offers significant improvements in performance and power consumption with the latest 4th generation Intel® Core™ processors and Intel® B85 chipsets. As well as a boost in overall productivity, the latest HD4600 Intel® processor graphics provide native 4K resolution playback over standard HDMI connectivity, with significantly higher frame rates in the latest DX11 3D game titles.
GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™ 4 Plus
GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™ 4 Plus debuts on GIGABYTE 8 Series motherboards, with a range of features and component choices that provide record-breaking performance, cool and efficient operation and extended motherboard lifespan.
High ESD Protection for USB and LAN
GIGABYTE 8 Series motherboards raise the bar in terms of protecting your system, providing advanced electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection for both your Ethernet LAN and USB ports, both common sources of ESD-related failures. Each LAN and USB port is paired with a dedicated protection filter that can withstand high electrostatic discharges, protecting your system from common electrical surges and even direct lighting strikes.
GIGABYTE motherboards feature cFos Speed, a network traffic management application which helps to improve network latency, maintaining low ping times to deliver better responsiveness in a crowded LAN environment. cFos Speed works in a similar way to an OS driver, monitoring network traffic packets at the application layer, allowing optimization and improved network performance for specific applications.
GIGABYTE AMP-UP Audio
To help protect and insulate the audio codec and onboard amplifiers from electromagnetic interference (EMI), GIGABYTE G1-Killer motherboards are the world's first to feature an onboard OP-AMP socket, allowing enthusiasts to swap out the motherboard's onboard operational amplifier (OP-AMP) and explore personal audio preferences using a range of nuanced OP-AMPs available on the market. Additional amplifiers can be purchased separately to further expand audio capabilities.
Nichicon High End Audio Capacitors
GIGABYTE 8 Series G1-Killer motherboards use the highest quality Nichicon high end audio capacitors. These professional audio capacitors deliver the highest quality sound resolution and sound expansion to create the most realistic sound effects for professional gamers.
Audio Noise Guard
Audio Noise Guard with Path Lighting
GIGABYTE G1-Killer motherboards feature an audio noise guard that essentially separates the board’s sensitive analog audio components from potential noise pollution at the PCB level. LED trace path lighting Illuminates to show the separation of the PCB layers.
Gold Plated Audio Hardware
GIGABYTE G1-Killer motherboards pack top quality gold plated audio connectors for improved connectivity and long lasting durability. Gold has superb signal conductivity and will not tarnish over extended periods of use. The ALC898 audio codec is also shielded by a gold plated cover which eliminates electrostatic interference.
One Fuse per USB Port
HDMI™-The Next Generation Multimedia Interface
HDMI™ is a High-Definition Multimedia Interface which provides up to 5Gb/s video transmitting bandwidth and 8-channel high quality audio all through a single cable. Able to transmit superior, uncompressed digital video and audio, HDMI™ ensures the crispest rendering of digital content up to 1080p without the quality losses associated with analog interfaces and their digital-to-analog conversion. In addition, HDMI™ is compatible with HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection), allowing the playback of Blu-ray/HD DVD and other protected media content.
On/Off Charge Technology
GIGABYTE On/Off Charge technology allows you to charge your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch regardless of whether your PC is on, in standby mode or even off. A derivative of GIGABYTE's highly acclaimed 3x USB Power feature, On/Off Charge enables devices to draw more current from GIGABYTE motherboard USB ports than standard USB ports allow, so that charging from your PC can be as fast as with a charger...more
*Due to certain mobile phone limitations, users may need to connect the mobile phone to their PC before the PC enters S4/S5 mode to enable a quick charge from non On/Off Charge USB ports. Charging results may vary by model.
*Whether to support 3X USB power design, it may vary by models.
Intel® Small Business Advantage
GIGABYTE motherboards possess a range of features that are designed to offer vastly improved and simplified control over unmanaged IT infrastructure, with specific focus on security, data backup and raising productivity levels overall.
GIGABYTE App Center
GIGABYTE App Center gives you easy access to wealth of GIGABYTE apps that help you get the most from your GIGABYTE motherboard. Using a simple, unified user interface, GIGABYTE App Center allows you to launch all GIGABYTE apps installed on your system.
GIGABYTE EZ Setup
GIGABYTE EZ Setup combines several key utilities designed to simplify install and configuration procedures for several exclusive GIGABYTE apps including Disk Mode Switch, Smart Connect, EZ Rapid Start and EZ Smart response.
* The entire materials provided herein are for reference only. GIGABYTE reserves the right to modify or revise the content at anytime without prior notice.
* Advertised performance is based on maximum theoretical interface values from respective Chipset vendors or organization who defined the interface specification. Actual performance may vary by system configuration.
* All trademarks and logos are the properties of their respective holders.
* Due to standard PC architecture, a certain amount of memory is reserved for system usage and therefore the actual memory size is less than the stated amount.
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|Cpu||# Support for Intel® Core™ i7 processors/Intel® Core™ i5 processors/Intel® Core™ i3 processors/Intel® Pentium® processors/Intel® Celeron® processors in the LGA1150 package # L3 cache varies with CPU (Please refer "CPU Support List" for more information.)|
|Chipset||Intel® B85 Express Chipset|
|Ram||# 4 x 1.5V DDR3 DIMM sockets supporting up to 32 GB of system memory * Due to a Windows 32-bit operating system limitation, when more than 4 GB of physical memory is installed, the actual memory size displayed will be less than the size of the physical memory installed. # Dual channel memory architecture # Support for DDR3 1600/1333 MHz memory modules # Support for non-ECC memory modules # Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules (Please refer "Memory Support List" for more information.)|
|Onboard Graphics||Integrated Graphics Processor - Intel® HD Graphics support: # 1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz / 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz * Support for HDMI 1.4a version. # Maximum shared memory of 1 GB|
|Audio||Realtek® ALC898 codec High Definition Audio 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel Support for S/PDIF In Support for S/PDIF Out|
|Expansion Slots||# x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 (The PCI Express x16 slot conforms to PCI Express 3.0 standard.) * For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16 slot. # 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4 (PCIEX4) # 2 x PCI Express x1 slots (The PCIEX4 and PCIEX1 slots conform to PCI Express 2.0 standard.) # 2 x PCI slots|
|Hard Disk||# 4 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors (SATA3 0~SATA3 3) supporting up to 4 SATA 6Gb/s devices # 2 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors (SATA2 4~SATA2 5) supporting up to 2 SATA 3Gb/s devices|
|LAN||Intel® GbE LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)|
|USB||# Up to 4 USB 3.0/2.0 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB headers) # Up to 8 USB 2.0/1.1 ports (4 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers)|
|Internal I/O Connectors||1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector 4 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors 2 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors 1 x CPU fan header 3 x system fan headers 1 x front panel header 1 x front panel audio header 1 x S/PDIF Out header 1 x S/PDIF In header 1 x USB 3.0/2.0 header 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers 1 x serial port header 1 x parallel port header 1 x Clear CMOS jumper|
|BIOS||2 x 64 Mbit flash Use of licensed AMI EFI BIOS Support for DualBIOS™ PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0|
|Unique Features||Support for Q-Flash Support for Xpress Install Support for APP Center * Available applications in APP Center may differ by motherboard model. Supported functions of each application may also differ depending on motherboard specifications. @BIOS EasyTune EZ Setup USB Blocker Support for ON/OFF Charge|
|Bundle Software||Norton® Internet Security (OEM version) Intel® Rapid Start Technology Intel® Smart Connect Technology cFosSpeed|
|Operating System||Support for Windows 8/7|
|Form Factor||ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 22.5cm|