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Gigabyte GA-B85M-HD3 Intel B85 Ex LGA1150 – Components


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GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™ motherboards bring together a unique blend of features and technologies that offer users the absolute ultimate platform

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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.

•Supports 4th Generation Intel® Core™ processors
•GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™ 4 Plus Technology
•GIGABYTE Hybrid digital power engine
•GIGABYTE 333™ Onboard Acceleration (USB 3.0, SATA 3.0 & 3x USB Power)
•GIGABYTE On/Off Charge™ for USB devices
•LAN with high ESD Protection
•Intel® Small Business Advantage


•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

•Intel® B85 Express Chipset


•2 x 1.5V DDR3 DIMM sockets supporting up to 16 GB of system memory
•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

Onboard Graphics Integrated Graphics Processor:
•1 x D-Sub port, supporting a maximum resolution of 1920×1200
•1 x DVI-D port, supporting a maximum resolution of 1920×1200
•1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096×2160

•Realtek® ALC887 codec
•High Definition Audio

•Realtek® GbE LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)

Expansion Slots

•1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16
•2 x PCI Express x1 slots
•1 x PCI slot

Storage Interface Chipset:
•4 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors (SATA3 0/1/2/3) supporting up to 4 SATA 6Gb/s devices
•2 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors (SATA2 4/5) supporting up to 2 SATA 3Gb/s devices

USB Chipset:

•Up to 4 USB 3.0/2.0 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB header)
•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
•1 x system fan header
•1 x front panel header
•1 x front panel audio 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

Back Panel Connectors
•1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
•1 x D-Sub port
•1 x DVI-D port
•1 x HDMI port
•2 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports
•4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
•1 x RJ-45 port
•3 x audio jacks (Line In/Line Out/Microphone)

I/O Controller
•iTE® I/O Controller Chip

H/W Monitoring
•System voltage detection
•CPU/System temperature detection
•CPU/System fan speed detection
•CPU/System overheating warning
•CPU/System fan fail warning
•CPU/System fan speed control

•2 x 64 Mbit flash
•Use of licensed AMI EFI BIOS
•Support for DualBIOS™
•PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, SM BIOS 2.6, ACPI 2.0a

Unique Features

•Support for Q-Flash
•Support for Xpress Install
•Support for APP Center
•EZ Setup
•USB Blocker
•Support for ON/OFF Charge

Bundle Software
•Norton® Internet Security (OEM version)
•Intel® Rapid Start Technology
•Intel® Smart Connect Technology
•Intel® Small Business Advantage

Operating System
•Support for Windows 8/7

Form Factor
•Micro ATX Form Factor; 24.4cm x 17.4cm

Weight 0.5 kg
Dimensions 30 x 10 x 30 cm