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Z68 Pro3-M

  1. 100% All Solid Capacitor Design
  2. Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology
  3. Supports Intel® K-Series unlocked CPU
  4. Supports Dual Channel DDR3 2133(OC)
  5. Supports Intel® HD Graphics with Built-in Visuals
  6. Graphics Output Options: D-Sub, DVI-D and DisplayPort
  7. 2 x USB 3.0 ports, 3 x SATA2 connectors
  8. Supports ASRock XFast RAM, XFast LAN, XFast USB Technologies
  9. Combo Cooler Option (C.C.O.)
  10. 7.1 CH HD Audio with Content Protection (Realtek ALC892 Audio Codec)
  11. Supports ASRock Extreme Tuning Utility (AXTU), Graphical UEFI, Dehumidifier, Lucid Virtu, Instant Boot, Instant Flash, Good Night LED, APP Charger
  12. Free Software: Cyberlink MediaEspresso 6.5 Trial
This model may not be sold worldwide. Please contact your local dealer for the availability of this model in your region.


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Features

XFast 555 Technology : XFast RAM / XFast LAN / XFast USB

Fully Optimize Memory Usage
Faster Internet Access
Boosts up your USB speed
5X Faster for
Photoshop Execution
XFast RAM will create a virtual disk from the system memory to boost the performance. For Photoshop, It can even perform 5X faster than before.
Lower Latency
In Game
XFast LAN can lower latency in the game after setting online game priority higher.
Time latency in World of Warcraft: Cataclysm
* Lower is better
USB Performance
Comparison
ATTO Disk Benchmark 4K Read
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*The performance boost percentage may vary with a different configuration.

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Lucid Virtu™

With Lucid Virtu software, next-generation PCs with 2nd Generation Intel® Core™ processor platforms will dynamically assign tasks in real time to the best available graphics resource based on power, performance and features.

Intel® Smart Response Technology

For users who are tempted to connect the SSD and HDD on motherboard, the Intel® Smart Response Technology can make the SSD become the "Cache of the HDD" to boost up the HDD access speed.

Free Bundle - Cyberlink MediaEspresso 6.5 Trial

CyberLink MediaEspresso 6.5 trial now supports hardware transcoding and is optimized to accelerate conversion of all your favorite media files for your favorite portable players. Now you can easily display your favorite movies, songs and photos on iPhone, iPad, PSP, Xbox, Youtube, Facebook etc. Compile, convert and enjoy images and songs as much as you want and enhance your videos to new levels with TrueTheater Technology. Try it today!

Limitations:
30-day trial limitation
Convert videos to the H.264 format 50 times
Graphical UEFI – The Revolutionary BIOS Interface

Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI) is a revolutionary BIOS utility which offers tweak-friendly options in an advanced viewing interface. Compared with traditional BIOS design, the latest UEFI utility provides lots improved functions. The major features of UEFI include:
1. Graphical Visual Experience – UEFI provides an improved visual interface with colorful icons and makes your computing environment more versatile to replace the traditional dull BIOS page.
2. Mouse Enabling – Besides keyboard control, you can freely use mouse to select your ideal settings in UEFI as well.
3. Supports 3TB bootable HDD - UEFI breaks the limitations of 2TB bootable HDD on traditional BIOS. With UEFI, you can enjoy 3TB bootable HDD size.*

*Windows® Vista™ 64bit or Windows® 7 64bit OS is required.
Dehumidifier

Users may prevent motherboard damages due to dampness by enabling “Dehumidifier Function”. When enabling Dehumidifier Function, the computer will power on automatically to dehumidify the system after entering S4/S5 state.

HDMI™ (High-Definition Multimedia Interface)

This motherboard supports HDMI™ (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) which is an interface standard for transferring uncompressed video data and delivering multi-channel audio through a single cable. Both video and audio data signals transferred through the HDMI™ interface are digital without being converted into analog, therefore it delivers the richest pictures and the most realistic sounds.
AXTU - The All-in-1 Tuning Software

ASRock Extreme Tuning Utility (AXTU) is an all-in-one software to fine-tune different features in an user-friendly interface, which includes Hardware Monitor, Fan Control, Overclocking, OC DNA and IES. In Hardware Monitor, it shows the major readings of your system. In Fan Control, it shows the fan speed and temperature for you to adjust. In Overclocking, you are allowed to adjust the CPU frequency, ratio and some voltages for optimal system performance. In OC DNA, you can save your OC settings as a profile and share with your friends. Your friends then can load the OC profile to their own system to get the same OC settings. In IES (Intelligent Energy Saver), the voltage regulator can reduce the number of output phases to improve efficiency when the CPU cores are idle without sacrificing computing performance.
C.C.O. (Combo Cooler Option)

C.C.O. provides the flexible option to adopt three different CPU cooler types, Socket LGA 775*, LGA 1155 and LGA 1156.
*C.C.O. may not be compatible with all Socket 775 CPU coolers.
**O is for Socket 1155 and Socket 1156 CPU cooler.
Intel® HD Graphics Built-in Visuals

Intel® Quick Sync Video
Intel® Quick Sync Video saves valuable time for PC users who want to create and edit video, synchronize it with other devices, and share it–at home and on the internet. Intel® Quick Sync Video uses hardware on the processor, instead of software, to accelerate video encoding.

Intel® InTru™ 3D
Enjoy the ultimate 3D visual experiences–seamlessly–from your PC. Now you can watch your favorite 3D movies with Blu-ray Stereo 3D playback using active shutter 3D glasses. It delivers it all in 1080p full, high-definition resolution on your TV over HDMI 1.4.

Intel® Clear Video HD Technology
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD) enables rich media experiences with picture perfect images by using a host of advanced graphics technologies that support optimized, high-definition video playback and sharp image quality.

Intel® HD Graphics 2000/3000
Intel® HD Graphics is now built right into the processor! This integration means lower latencies and leads to superior mainstream gaming and enhanced 3D experiences.

Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (Intel® AVX) gives more computing power to application developers with a new, 256 bit instruction set extension to Intel® SSE.

Intel® Quick Sync Video is only supported with Intel® core i3 / i5 / i7 CPU.
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The picture of the user interface above is a sample for reference. The actual user interface may vary due to updated software versions.