Socket : 1155
Hi-Fi Z77X Ver. 5.x
- Support the Intel 3rd and 2nd generation Core i7 and Core i5 processors in the 1155 package
- Intel Z77 single chip architecture
- Support 4-DIMM DDR3-2600(OC)/2400(OC)/2200(OC)/2133(OC)/1866(OC)/1800(OC))/1600/1333 up to 32G maximum capacity
- Support SATA 6Gb/s 2X speed than current SATA 3G
- Support Intel Smart Response Technology
- Support USB 3.0
- 100% X.D.C solid capacitor
- BIOSTAR Puro Hi-Fi
Virtu Universal MVPVirtu Universal MVP, is an optimized Lucid Virtu GPU virtualization software that makes your PC look better, respond faster, process video and media smoother, all within a low power environment, Virtu Universal MVP has many of the same features as the popular Virtu software, but with a twist - the addition of the optional Hyperformance feature for intelligent reduction of redundant rendering tasks in the flow between the CPU, GPU and display.
THX truStudio PROTHX TruStudio Pro is specially designed to bring the same great audio experience found in live performances, films, and recording studios - to the PC. THX TruStudio Pro provides the latest groundbreaking technologies that are products of years of collective experience and research by Creative and THX. Together, these technologies deliver the fullest audio experience for music, movies and games, while remaining true to the source and intention of the artists who created it. more...
MCCMulti Channels Calibration (MCC) can transform any room into the ideal listening environment. With Multi Channels Calibration (MCC), audio performance is automatically calibrated according to the dimensions of your room. Simply place the speaker and setup the microphone at your usual listening spot, position the speakers and connect them. The users can set up the speaker settings easily by using a free bundle MCC software.
Hi-Fi PowerAudio power is an important factor in audio quality. Most AV equipment isolates the power supply for each analog and digital signal to gather high-quality sound reproduction. Equipped with BIOSTAR Hi-Fi Power technology, it will utilize audio components with independent power design for a significant reduction in electronic noise and superb sound quality.
Hi-Fi GroundBIOSTAR Hi-Fi Ground presents noise-blocking multi-layer PCB design which isolates analog audio signals from digital sources. The unique PCB layout is ideal for exceptional clarity and high fidelity sound. It’s focused on improving sound quality beyond the regular motherboard designs.
Hi-Fi 192/24BIOSTAR Hi-Fi series motherboards have a sampling rate of 192kHz/24-bit which delivers a high quality audio through an analog connection to your home theater system, multi-channel speakers and high-end headphone. You can enjoy real Blu-ray grade high-definition sound that you’ve never experienced before.
High Quality ESDBIOSTAR Hi-Fi series motherboards provide high quality ESD (Electro-Static Discharge) solution for its front I/O panel. This function prevents static electricity and reduces the damage to the motherboards when you are plugging or unplugging your headphone.
Hi-Fi AMPThe built-in amplifier can drive major high-end headphones with over 100dB loads and offer wide band-width, low noise, high slew rate and low distortion audio source from front panel I/O. Gaming enthusiasts can enjoy a fuller range of dynamic sound with crisper details and less distortion.
Smart EarSmart EAR is a windows-based audio utility which allows you to easily adjust system volume. With its user-friendly GUI, you can also increase or decrease impedance setting (Low/High Gain) to optimize your headphone performance. You can easily enjoy high-quality and awesome sound.
Hi-Fi ResistorMetal-oxide film resistors are made of metal oxides such as tin oxide. The electric characteristics are greater stability and reliability than regular metal film resistors when operating in an extremely broad working temperature range. This special component is used in applications with high endurance audio demands.
Hi-Fi CapBIOSTAR Hi-Fi series motherboards come with high quality ‘Non-Polarized Electrolysis Electric audio capacitors’ for each audio channel circuit. The customized audio capacitors deliver low noise, low distortion, and wide bandwidth to achieve the highest sound resolution and sound expansion. The critical component will ensure the most realistic sound effects to gaming enthusiasts.
Hi-Fi 110dB+Embrace exceptional sound quality for the win with 110dB SNR and stylish and efficient EMI shield blocks electromagnetic interference to help provide cleaner audio. It has achieved a signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) of 110dB, yielding almost loss-less audio form rear audio connectors.
SmartSpeedLANSmartSpeedLAN is a free software application which monitors and manages your PC’s network behavior. With user-friendly GUI, it allows you to select and prioritize different types of network traffic, including gaming, media streaming, communications or web surfing.You can also set any specific applications, choosing to prioritize or block accordingly. SmartSpeedLAN can feature automatic management options that use adaptive networking intelligence to ensure that you are getting the best online experience possible.
USB 3.0Experience Fastest data transfers at 5 Gbps with USB 3.0--the new latest connectivity standard. Built to connect easily with next-generation components and peripherals, USB 3.0 transfers data 10X faster and backward compatible with previous USB 2.0 components.
13 Phase Power Phase Design13 phase power design enables the best delivery of power to supercharge your system, giving extreme users unparalleled overclocking ability and the lowest temperatures to reach maximum performance levels.
100% Solid CapsWith armor-plated Biostar Technology, all capacitors are placed with 100% solid capacitors that have a lasting life cycle, durability and stability for crucial components.
BIO-Remote 2BIO-Remote2 Technology is featuring users a better Home Theater environment. Users who own either Android mobile or Apple goods are able to access and control your PC remotely; At this moment, you’re smart device became a intelligent and functional remote controller; more than that, BIO-Remote2 also includes both function of mouse pad and power point presentation mode. more...
Charger BoosterCharger booster is the best and efficient charger solution for apple devices such as iPad, iPhone. Basically, Charger booster Technology is able to boost the charging time to be more efficiency and faster once any apple goods connecting to our Motherboard. With charger booster technology, you are able to charge your apple devices up to 42 % faster. more...
Intel Z77 chipsetIntel Z77 is the first chip to use Intel's 22nm tri-gate transistors, which will help scale frequency and reduce power consumption. It features an integrated GPU and it is backwards compatible with previous LGA-1155(Sandy Bridge) motherboards. The Intel Z77 chipset also supports USB 3.0 natively and Intel's Smart Response Technology(SRT, aka SSD caching).
Intel LGA 1155 3rd Generation Intel Core™ Processor supportIntel 3rd generation processor "Ivy Bridge" is the codename for Intel's 22nm of the Sandy Bridge microarchitecture. The first to use tri-gate("3D") transistors, it is also backwards-compatible with the Sandy Bridge platform requiring a BIOS/firmware update.
Intel LGA 1155 2nd Generation Intel Core™ Processors support2nd Generation Intel® Core™ Processors with New 32nm Intel® micro architecture / Impressive leap in energy-efficient performance / Optimized Intel Turbo Boost Technology and Intel Hyper-Threading Technology / Significant advances in visual and 3D graphics capabilities / New Intel RAVX instructions for enhanced floating point intensive application performance.
Dual Channel DDR3It supports 2 or 4 DIMM Slots DDR3 memory that features data transfer rates of DDR3 2000(O.C.)/1800(O.C.)/1600/1333. The processor support 2 memory channels and setting the memory multiplier, allows selection of the channel speed. These clearly uplift the band width and boost the overall system performance.
NVIDIA SLI TechnologyThe advanced NVIDIA® SLI® technology delivers the best gaming performance. Experience the fastest performance imaginable on new killer gaming machines. Surround yourself with amazing 3D performance, remarkable physical effects, and accelerate your most performance-driven applications.
ATI CrossFire X™ TechnologyATI CrossFireX™ is the ultimate multi-GPU performance gaming platform. With game-dominating power, ATI CrossFireX technology enables two or more discrete graphics processors to work together to improve system performance. It supports up to four ATI Radeon™ HD graphics cards, making it the most scalable gaming platform ever!
PCI-E Gen 3.0 ReadyPCI-E 3.0 is the next evolution of the ubiquitous and general-purpose PCI Express I/O standard. At 8GT/s bit rate, the interconnect performance bandwidth is doubled over PCI-E 2.0, while preserving compatibility with software and mechanical interfaces.
PCI Express 2.0 SupportPCI Express 2.0 bus architecture offers a future-proofing bridge to tomorrow’s most bandwidth-driven games and 3D applications by maximizing 5 GT/s of bandwidth. PCI Express 2.0 motherboards are fully backwards compatible with existing PCI Express products for broad support of PC peripherals.
SATA 6Gb/sSATAIII 6Gbps provides a higher bandwidth to retrieve and transfer HD media. With this super speed data transfer, SATAIII allows an incredible data boost which is 2x faster than the SATA 3G.
High Efficiency of Data transfer rate
HDMI 3D VisualThe HDMI 3D Visual provides a level of interoperability for devices designed to deliver 3D content over the HDMI connection. The latest HDMI Specification adds key enhancements to support the market requirements for bringing broadcast 3D content into the home featuring key enhancements for 3D applications including the addition of mandatory 3D formats for broadcast content.
SRT(Intel Smart Response Technology)Intel Smart Response Technology is an Intel Rapid Storage Technology(RST) eaching feature that improves computer system performance. It allows a user to configure computersystems with an SSD used as cache memory between the hard disk drive and system memory. This provides the advantage of having a hard disk drive(or a RAID volume) for maximum storage capacity while delivering an SSD-like overall system performance experience.
Exclusive offer!As an Biostar customer you can download MAGIX multimedia tools designed to enhance your music, videos and photos for free. From music and website creation to video editing and photo management. Four products that cover all of your multimedia needs. Simply do more with your media than you ever thought possible. more...
What is simplicheck ?simplicheck is a small, intelligent tool by simplitec GmbH that scans your PC for optimal performance. Is poor configuration slowing your PC down? Are there errors that reduce system stability? Is your privacy protected? simplicheck is based on well-proven scanning technology that has proven successful in everyday customer use. simplitec GmbH benefits from 18 year of experience system software development. more...
BullGuard Internet Security (90 days FREE trial)BullGuard Internet Security comes with the broadest line-up of internet security features on the market, including: a cutting-edge dual Antivirus engine, Online Backup for your precious files, PC Tune Up to speed up your system, a Game Mode for a seamless gaming experience, Parental Control, Firewall, Safe Browsing and many more. Make the most of your digital life with Bullguard!
UEFI BIOSUnified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) is a brand new framework that provides a revolutionary interface. It is a modern clear and easy-to-use graphical user interface. The UEFI comes with a colorful easy-understand icons leads users into the setup layer directly.
BIO-FlasherUpdate BIOS effortlessly from a USB flash disk before entering the OS.
BIO-Flasher is a convenient BIOS update tool. Just launch this tool and put the BIOS on USB pen driver before entering the OS. You can update your BIOS with only a few clicks without preparing an additional floppy disk or other complicated flash utility.
T-OverclockerT-overclocker presents a simple Windows-based system performance enhancement and utility management. It features several powerful yet easy to use tools such as overclocking for system performance enhancement, CPU and memory special enhancement, a smart-fan control for managing fan speed control of both CPU cooling fan, north-bridge chipset cooling fan, PC health for monitoring system status, and pre-set OC modes for easy OC.
eHot-Line UtiltiyIntegrated e-service automatically sends your technical support request to Biostar Globe tech support without any delay.
BIOSTAR "GPU" TechnologyBIOSTAR G.P.U (Green Power Utility) is a new function that enhances energy efficiency by disabling extra phases while the CPU is under light loading. It integrates a friendly GUI to monitor the resourcing and response of your CPU, as well as optimize the power saving function in your system. G.P.U sets the best power efficiency in your system, be it for heavy 3D gaming, Internet or MSN charting.
BIOScreen UtilityPersonalize your desktop with customizable boot logo. BIOScreen is the new feature that lets you personalize and create your own style with unique, custom-made boot logo.
Rapid Switch 2Engineered by BIOSTAR, the exquisite onboard switches allow you to easily shut down and restart your system.
Rapid Debug 3Rapid Debug3 posts critical POST code information in a digital LED display. When system malfunction occurs, it auto-detects the device’s failure and translates the error codes on the digital LED. It also shows the CPU temperature on the same screen.
The specification and pictures are subject to change without notice!
|CPU SUPPORT||Intel® Core™ i7 LGA 1155 Processor
Intel® Core™ i5 LGA 1155 Processor
Intel® Core™ i3 LGA 1155 Processor
Intel® Pentium® LGA 1155 Processor
Intel® Celeron® LGA 1155 Processor
Maximum CPU TDP (Thermal Design Power) : 95Watt
|MEMORY||Support Dual Channel DDR3 2600(OC)/2400(OC)/2200(OC)/2133(OC)/1866(OC)/1800(OC)/1600/1333/1066 MHz
4 x DDR3 DIMM Memory Slot
Max. Supports up to 32GB Memory
|EXPANSION SLOT||2 x PCI-E x16 3.0 Slot (SLi / CFX x8)
1 x PCI-E x16 2.0 Slot (x4)
3 x PCI-E x1 2.0 Slot
|STORAGE||2 x SATA3 Connector
4 x SATA2 Connector
Support SATA RAID: 0,1,5,10
Support Intel Smart Response Technology
|USB||2 x USB 3.0 Port
1 x USB 3.0 Header
4 x USB 2.0 Port
2 x USB 2.0 Header
Intel USB3.0 only support Win7 or later version
|LAN||Realtek RTL8111F - 10/100/1000 Controller
|MULTI GRAPHICS||AMD CrossFireX
|INTEGRATED VIDEO||By CPU model
|CODEC||Realtek ALC898 8 Channel Blu-ray Audio
|REAR I/O||1 x PS/2 Keyboard
2 x USB 3.0 Port
4 x USB 2.0 Port
1 x HDMI Connector
1 x DVI Connector
1 x VGA Port
1 x RJ-45 Port
6 x Audio Connector
|INTERNAL I/O||1 x USB 3.0 Header
2 x USB 2.0 Header
2 x SATA3 6Gb/s Connector
4 x SATA2 3Gb/s Connector
1 x Front Audio Header
1 x Front Panel Header
1 x S/PDIF-OUT Header
1 x CPU FAN Header
2 x System FAN Header
1 x Serial Header
1 x CIR Header
|DIMENSION||ATX Form Factor Dimension: 30.5 cm x 24.4 cm ( W x L )
|OS SUPPORT||Support Windows XP / Vista / 7 / 8
|ACCESSORIES||4 x SATA Cable
1 x SLI Connector
1 x CrossFire Connector
1 x I/O Shield
1 x DVD Driver
1 x User Manual
1 x MCC MIC
|FEATURES||Windows 8 Compatible
Supports uEFI GUI Interface BIOS
Supports THX TruStudio Pro
Supports 100% Solid capacitor
Supports Rapid Switch2
Supports Rapid Debug3
Supports HDMI Audio Ready
Supports Toverclcoker OC software
Supports Charger Booster
Supports BIOS Online Update
The specification and pictures are subject to change without notice!
- 4 x SATA Cable
- 1 x SLI Connector
- 1 x CrossFire Connector
- 1 x I/O Shield
- 1 x DVD Driver
- 1 x User Manual
- 1 x MCC MIC
If you plan to upgrade processor from your existing unit, please update bios first before changing or upgrading processors.
PCB Version : Ver. 5.xExport
|Processor||Processor Model||sSpec/OPN#||CPU Speed||FSB/HT/BCLK||Watts|
|Intel Core i7 Processor||3770T||QC49||2.50 GHz||100MHZ||45W|
|Intel Core i7 Processor||3770S||QC47||3.10GHz||100MHZ||65W|
|Intel Core i7 Processor||3770K||QC1X||3.50 GHz||100MHZ||77W|
|Intel Core i7 Processor||3770||QC1W||3.40 GHz||100MHZ||77W|
|Intel Core i7 Processor||2700K||QB15||3.50 GHz||100MHZ||95W|
|Intel Core i7 Processor||2600S||Q1HM||2.80 GHz||100MHZ||65W|
|Intel Core i7 Processor||2600K||Q1HL||3.40 GHz||100MHZ||95W|
|Intel Core i7 Processor||2600||Q1HK||3.40 GHz||100MHZ||95W|
|Intel Core i5 Processor||i5-3350P||QCDP||3100Mhz||100MHz||69W|
|Intel Core i5 Processor||i5-3350P||QCDJ||3100Mhz||100MHz||69W|
|Intel Core i5 Processor||i5-3330||QCBX||3000Mhz||100MHz||77W|
|Intel Core i5 Processor||3570T||QC3K||2.30 GHz||100MHZ||45W|
|Intel Core i5 Processor||3570K||QC46||3.40 GHz||100MHZ||77W|
|Intel Core i5 Processor||3550S||QC3M||3.0 GHz||100MHZ||65W|
|Intel Core i5 Processor||3550||QC11||3.30GHz||100MHZ||77W|
|Intel Core i5 Processor||3475S||QC20||2.90GHz||100MHZ||65W|
|Intel Core i5 Processor||3450S||QC13||2.80 GHz||100MHZ||65W|
|Intel Core i5 Processor||3450||QC16||3.10GHz||100MHZ||77W|
|Intel Core i5 Processor||3330S||QC40||2.70 GHz||100MHZ||65W|
|Intel Core i5 Processor||3330||QC3Y||3.0 GHz||100MHZ||77W|
|Intel Core i5 Processor||2550K||QC4A||3.40 GHz||100MHZ||95W|
|Intel Core i5 Processor||2500T||Q1HJ||2.30 GHz||100MHZ||45W|
|Intel Core i5 Processor||2500S||Q1H||2.70 GHz||100MHZ||65W|
|Intel Core i5 Processor||2500K||Q1J1||3.30GHz||100MHZ||95W|
|Intel Core i5 Processor||2500||Q1J0||3.30GHz||100MHz||95W|
|Intel Core i5 Processor||2450P||QBGX||3.20 GHz||100MHZ||95W|
|Intel Core i5 Processor||2405S||QAHR||2.50 GHz||100MHZ||65W|
|Intel Core i5 Processor||2400S||Q1HZ||2.50 GHz||100MHZ||65W|
|Intel Core i5 Processor||2400||Q1HT||3.10GHz||100MHZ||95W|
|Intel Core i5 Processor||2380P||QBGY||3.10GHz||100MHZ||95W|
|Intel Core i5 Processor||2320||Q1MN||3.0GHz||100MHZ||95W|
|Intel Core i5 Processor||2310||Q1MM||2.9GHz||100MHz||95W|
|Intel Core i5 Processor||2300||Q1HG||2.80 GHz||100MHZ||95W|
|Intel Core i3 Processor||i3-3240T||QCJD||2900MHz||100MHz||35W|
|Intel Core i3 Processor||i3-3240||QCFX||3400Mhz||100MHz||55W|
|Intel Core i3 Processor||i3-3220T||QCJC||2800Mhz||100MHz||35W|
|Intel Core i3 Processor||i3-3220||QCFW||3300Mhz||100MHz||55W|
|Intel Core i3 Processor||i3-3220||QCKW||3300Mhz||100MHz||55W|
|Intel Core i3 Processor||i3-3220||QCC0||3300Mhz||100MHz||55W|
|Intel Core i3 Processor||3470T||QC8E||3600Mhz||100MHZ||35W|
|Intel Core i3 Processor||3240T||QC8F||2900MHz||100MHZ||35W|
|Intel Core i3 Processor||3240||QC8J||3400Mhz||100MHZ||55W|
|Intel Core i3 Processor||3225||QC8B||3300Mhz||100MHZ||55W|
|Intel Core i3 Processor||3220T||QC8A||2800Mhz||100MHZ||35W|
|Intel Core i3 Processor||3220||QC8H||3300Mhz||100MHZ||55W|
|Intel Core i3 Processor||3210||QDFY||3.20 GHz||100MHZ||55W|
|Intel Core i3 Processor||2130||Q1FH||3.40 GHz||100MHZ||65W|
|Intel Core i3 Processor||2125||QAHB||3.30GHz||100MHZ||65W|
|Intel Core i3 Processor||2120T||Q1FR||2.60 GHz||100MHZ||35W|
|Intel Core i3 Processor||2120||Q1FM||3.30GHz||100MHZ||65W|
|Intel Core i3 Processor||2105||QAHQ||3.10GHz||100MHZ||65W|
|Intel Core i3 Processor||2100T||Q1FP||2.50 GHz||100MHZ||35W|
|Intel Core i3 Processor||2100||QA25||3.10GHz||100MHZ||65W|
|Intel® Pentium® Dual-Core||G860T||QC09||2.60 GHz||100MHZ||35W|
|Intel® Pentium® Dual-Core||G640T||Q1F8||2.40 GHz||100MHZ||35W|
|Intel® Pentium® Processor||G860||Q1FG||3.0 GHz||100MHZ||65W|
|Intel® Pentium® Processor||G850||Q1FW||2.9GHz||100MHZ||65W|
|Intel® Pentium® Processor||G840||Q1FU||2.80 GHz||100MHZ||65W|
|Intel® Pentium® Processor||G645T||QCB1||2.50 GHz||100MHz||35W|
|Intel® Pentium® Processor||G645||QCAT||2.90GHz||100MHz||65W|
|Intel® Pentium® Processor||G630T||Q1CT||2.30 GHz||100MHZ||35W|
|Intel® Pentium® Processor||G630||Q1G0||2.70 GHz||100MHZ||65W|
|Intel® Pentium® Processor||G620T||Q1G2||2.20 GHz||100MHZ||35W|
|Intel® Pentium® Processor||G620||Q1FY||2.60 GHz||100MHZ||65W|
|Intel® Pentium® Processor||G2130||QDFX||3.20 GHz||100MHZ||55W|
|Intel® Pentium® Processor||G2120||QCDB||3100Mhz||100MHz||55W|
|Intel® Pentium® Processor||G2100T||QCDE||2600Mhz||100MHz||35W|
|Intel® Pentium® Processor||G2020T||QDCV||2.50 GHz||100MHZ||35W|
|Intel® Pentium® Processor||G2020||QDCW||2.90GHz||100MHZ||55W|
|Intel® Pentium® Processor||G2010||QDCX||2.80 GHz||100MHZ||55W|
|Intel® Pentium® Processor||G1620||QDCZ||2.70 GHz||100MHZ||55W|
|Intel® Pentium® Processor||G1610||QDCY||2.60 GHz||100MHZ||55W|
|Intel® Celeron® Dual Core||G540T||Q1D1||2.10 GHz||100MHZ||35W|
|Intel® Celeron® Processor||G555||QCB0||2.70 GHz||100MHz||65W|
|Intel® Celeron® Processor||G550T||Q1FA||2.20 GHz||100MHz||35W|
|Intel® Celeron® Processor||G540||Q1CX||2.50 GHz||100MHZ||65W|
|Intel® Celeron® Processor||G530T||Q1CZ||2.0GHz||100MHZ||35W|
|Intel® Celeron® Processor||G530||Q1CV||2.40 GHz||100MHZ||65W|
|Intel® Celeron® Processor||G465||QCB9||1.90 GHz||100MHz||35W|
|Intel® Celeron® Processor||G440||QAQC||1.60 GHz||100MHZ||35W|
|Intel® Celeron® Processor||G1610T||QDD0||2.30 GHz||100MHZ||35W|
This is not a full listing but a memory guide used for testing.
|A DATA||3CCD-1509A||4G||DDR3 1333|
|A DATA||AXDU1600GC2G9-1G||2G||DDR3 1600|
|A DATA||AX3U1600GB2G9-BG||2G||DDR3 1600|
We don't recommend the user to update the BIOS while the system is running in good condition. The failure of updating the BIOS due to improper operation will cause a damage of the system, BIOSTAR is assumed no responsibility. Please do not hesitate to contact us with E- Support if you have any question.
File Description File Size Upload Date Download Z77EFC21.BST Update BIOS code 4096 KB 2012-12-21 Z77EF727.BST Initial BIOS 4096 KB 2012-07-27BIOS Update Utility Operating System Version Date File Size Download Windows XP x86/ XP x64/ Vista x86/ Vista x64/ Server 2003 x86/ Server 2003 x64/ XP MCE/ 7 x86/ 7 x64/ 8 x64/ 8 x86 188.8.131.52 2013-06-07 4.33 MBBIOSCreen Utility Operating System Version Date File Size Download Windows XP x86/ XP x64/ Vista x86/ Vista x64/ XP MCE/ 7 x86/ 7 x64/ 8 x64/ 8 x86 0.9.2.9 2012-10-09 3.32 MB