GIGABYTE Motherboards with two ports Thunderbolt was already mentioned in our news, but until recently, details about them were absent. Now, the official website of the company appeared page devoted to one of these motherboards – Z77MX-D3H-TH, this makes it possible not only to consider it in detail, but the detailed study of the specification.
Z77MX-D3H-TH refers to the device size Micro-ATX (size – 240 x 240 mm), is based on the Intel Z77 Express chipset and is compatible with processors Intel Sandy Bridge and Ivy Bridge in the LGA 1155. Zest board – two-port interface Thunderbolt – the controller is implemented by Intel DSL3510L.
Thunderbolt ports are connected to the bus Flexible Display Interface (FDI) and can display a picture with the built-in CPU GPU. However, by supporting technology Lucid Virtu MVP, bus FDI may be broadcast and the video signal from a discrete GPU, and it was then Thunderbolt and connectors can be useful.
The developers give an interesting feature of the interaction of connectors: connecting the monitor to the DVI-D video output through the second port Thunderbolt (MDP2) becomes impossible. In this situation MDP2 provides only the work of external drives.
GIGABYTE Z77MX-D3H-TH is characterized by a six-phase power system. In the configuration of the board consists of four slots for memory modules (supported by the bracket at up to 1600 MHz), two slots PCI-Express 3.0 x16 (connecting two GPU is assigned to each of eight lines of the interface), and two PCI-Express 2.0 x1. Connectors for connecting the six drives, four SATA 3Gb / s and two SATA 6 Gb / s.
Among the video output Z77MX-D3H-TH, along with the aforementioned Thunderbolt and DVI-D, there are D-Sub and HDMI. They are a company consists of two USB 3.0 ports and four USB 2.0, five 3.5 mm jacks to connect audio devices, and S / PDIF, RJ-45 ports and PS / 2.
In the system board components are used technology Ultra Durable 4 Classic, as it is implemented technology UEFI BIOS. It is assumed that sales of new products are starting soon and the price Z77MX-D3H-TH will be about $ 160.
By : ND Gadgets