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MSI releases the Z77IA-E53

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Posted August 22, 2012 by Kevin in CPU & Motherboards

MSI releases the Z77IA-E53

All-round cleverness

MSI, the leading Graphics card and mainboard manufacturer is pleased to announce the availability of the Z77IA-E53, the latest miniITX mainboard for Intel’s Ivy Bridge and Sandy Bridge CPUs. Featuring a wealth of communication features like integrated Bluetooth and Wi-Fi the MSI Z77IA-E53 will easily find its way in many home theater PC’s. But also PC enthusiasts can find everything they need in the Z77IA-E53. With support for 2800 MHz DDR3, PCI Express Gen3 and Automatic overclocking through MSI’s OC Genie II it’s performance rivals that of larger and more expensive ATX models.


Mutli-media marvel

The Z77IA-E53 connects to your home or LAN event with the greatest ease. With both a Gigabit LAN connector, 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth network connectivity is never an issue. Equipped with THX TruStudioPro you can connect to a home entertainment system with analog or an Optical SPDIF connector to experience rich audio. HDMI and D-Sub connectors give you plenty of display output options and the availability of USB 3.0, USB 2.0 and eSATA ports give great flexibility for your storage devices.

Windows 8 Compatible

With Windows 8 quickly approaching it’s release date, it is essential that any mainboard purchased now fully supports Microsoft’s new opperating system. The MSI Z77IA-E53 supports all the new Windows features like fast and secure booting enabling you to enjoy not only today’s, but also tomorrows software and features.


Z77IA-E53 Technical specifications

Processor Supports 2nd and 3rd Gen Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3/Pentium/Celeron processors for Socket LGA1155
Chipset Intel® Z77 Express Chipset
Memory Support Supports 2x DDR3 DIMMs at 1066/1333/1600/1866*/2000*/2133*/2200*/2400*/2600*/2667*/2800* MHz (requires 22nm CPU)
Expansion Slot 1x Gen3 PCI Express x16
Graphics Support Supports Intel® HD Graphics 2000/2500/3000/4000 with Integrated HDMI & D-Sub video out
Audio 8-channel (7.1) HD Audio with THX TruStudioPro
Storage 2x SATA 6Gb/s with RAID support, 2x SATA 3Gb/s with RAID support 1x eSATA
Networking Gigabite Ethernet, Wi-Fi IEEE 802.11b/g/n Bluetooth 3.0+HS

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