Items tagged with PCI Express Gen 3

MSI today launched its Z68A-GD80 (G3) motherboard for Intel's snazzy new Z68 chipset, but that in and of itself isn't MSI's claim to fame. With the release of the Z68A-GD80, MSI is touting its newest slice of silicon as the planet's first and only motherboard to support PCI Express Gen 3, which provides a data transfer rate 200 percent faster than PCI Express Gen 2. MSI's new board also boasts the UEFI BIOS, four DIMM slots with support for up to DDR3-2133 (OC), three PCI-E x16 slots, two PCI-E x1 slots, two standard PCI slots, three SATA III ports, four SATA II ports, RAID 0/1/5/10 support, a pair of USB 3.0 ports, four USB 2.0 ports, HDMI, SLI and CrossFire support, and MSI's usual assortment... Read more...