Highlights:
  • Processor Socket: Socket H3 LGA-1150
  • Total Processor Supported: 1
  • Memory Technology: DDR3 SDRAM
  • Maximum Memory: 32 GB
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GIGABYTE 9 Series Overclocking Motherboards

Following the success of the GIGABYTE Z87X-OC motherboard, the #1 most overclocked motherboard on HWBOT.org in 2013, GIGABYTE has unleashed 2 new Z97 based overclocking motherboards, the Z97X-SOC FORCE and Z97X-SOC. With a host of unique OC features and bleeding-edge hardware design, GIGABYTE 9 series overclocking motherboards will allow even novice users to Overclock Like a Pro.

General Information
Manufacturer
GIGABYTE Technology, Inc
Manufacturer Part Number
GA-Z97X-SOC
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.gigabyte.us
Brand Name
Gigabyte
Product Line
Ultra Durable
Product Series
9
Product Model
GA-Z97X-SOC
Product Name
Ultra Durable 9 Series GA-Z97X-SOC (rev. 1.0) Desktop Motherboard
Product Type
Desktop Motherboard
Processor & Chipset
Chipset Manufacturer
Intel
Total Processor Supported
1
Processor Socket
Socket H3 LGA-1150
Processor Supported
  • Core i7
  • Core i5
  • Core i3
  • Pentium
  • Celeron
  • 64-bit Processing
    Yes
    Memory
    Number of Memory Slots
    4
    Memory Form Factor
    DIMM
    Maximum Memory
    32 GB
    Memory Standard
  • DDR3-3200/PC3-25600 (O.C.)
  • DDR3-3100/PC3-24800 (O.C.)
  • DDR3-3000/PC3-24000 (O.C.)
  • DDR3-2933/PC3-23400 (O.C.)
  • DDR3-2800/PC3-22400 (O.C.)
  • DDR3-2666/PC3-21330 (O.C.)
  • DDR3-2600/PC3-20800 (O.C.)
  • DDR3-2500/PC3-20000 (O.C.)
  • DDR3-2400/PC3-19200 (O.C.)
  • DDR3-2200/PC3-17600 (O.C.)
  • DDR3-2133/PC3-17000 (O.C.)
  • DDR3-2000/PC3-16000 (O.C.)
  • DDR3-1866/PC3-15000
  • DDR3-1800/PC3-14400 (O.C.)
  • DDR3-1600/PC3-12800
  • DDR3-1333/PC3-10600
  • Memory Technology
    DDR3 SDRAM
    Memory Speed Supported
  • 3.20 GHz (O.C.)
  • 3.10 GHz (O.C.)
  • 3 GHz (O.C.)
  • 2.93 GHz (O.C.)
  • 2.80 GHz (O.C.)
  • 2.67 GHz (O.C.)
  • 2.60 GHz (O.C.)
  • 2.50 GHz (O.C.)
  • 2.40 GHz (O.C.)
  • 2.20 GHz (O.C.)
  • 2.13 GHz (O.C.)
  • 2 GHz (O.C.)
  • 1.87 GHz
  • 1.80 GHz (O.C.)
  • 1.60 GHz
  • 1.33 GHz
  • I/O Controller
    Controller Type
    Serial ATA/600
    RAID Supported
    Yes
    RAID Levels
  • 0
  • 1
  • 5
  • 1+0
  • Video
    Onboard Video
    CPU Dependent Video
    Graphics Controller Manufacturer
    Intel
    Graphics Controller Memory
    1 GB
    Graphics Memory Technology
    DDR3 SDRAM
    Graphics Memory Accessibility
    Shared
    Audio
    Sound Controller Manufacturer
    Realtek
    Sound Controller Model
    ALC1150
    Audio Channels
    7.1
    Network & Communication
    Gigabit Ethernet
    Yes
    I/O Expansions
    Number of Total Expansion Slots
    7
    Number of PCI Slots
    2
    PCI Express Standard
  • PCI Express 3.0
  • PCI Express 2.0
  • Total Number of PCI Express Slots
    5
    Number of PCI Express x1 Slots
    1
    Number of PCI Express x16 Slots
    4
    Interfaces/Ports
    Total Number of USB Ports
    8
    Number of USB 2.0 Ports
    4
    Number of USB 3.0 Ports
    4
    Audio Line In
    Yes
    Audio Line Out
    Yes
    Microphone Port
    Yes
    S/PDIF
    Yes
    Number of S/PDIF Out Ports
    1
    VGA
    Yes
    HDMI
    Yes
    Number of HDMI Outputs
    1
    DisplayPort
    Yes
    Number of DisplayPort Outputs
    1
    DVI
    Yes
    Number of DVI Outputs
    1
    Network (RJ-45)
    Yes
    Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports
    1
    PS/2 Port
    Yes
    Number of PS/2 Ports
    1
    Onboard Interfaces
    Number of SATA Interfaces
    6
    Total Number of Onboard USB Ports
    6
    Number of Onboard USB 2.0 Ports
    4
    Number of Onboard USB 3.0 Ports
    2
    Onboard Serial Header
    Yes
    Onboard Audio Header
    Yes
    Onboard S/PDIF Header
    Yes
    Controls/Indicators
    Buttons & Keys
  • Reset
  • Power
  • CMOS Clear
  • CPU Ratio Decrease
  • CPU Ratio Increase
  • Gear
  • Power Description
    Power Supply Supported
    ATX12V
    Physical Characteristics
    Form Factor
    ATX
    Width
    12"
    Depth
    9.6"
    Warranty
    Limited Warranty
    3 Year