G1.Sniper 3

GIGABYTE Gaming Motherboard G1.Sniper 3

Minimum Order Quantity : Negotiable
Are samples available for this product? : No
Current Export Markets : Worldwide

Language : English



1.                        Support for Intel® Core™ i7 processors/Intel® Core™ i5 processors/ Intel® Core™ i3 processors/Intel® Pentium® processors/Intel® Celeron® processors in the LGA1155 package

2.                        L3 cache varies with CPU

(Some Intel® Core™ processors require a graphic card, please refer "CPU support List" for more information.)


1.                        Intel® Z77 Express Chipset


1.                        4 x 1.5V DDR3 DIMM sockets supporting up to 32 GB of system memory
* Due to Windows 32-bit operating system limitation, when more than 4 GB of physical memory is installed, the actual memory size displayed will be less than 4 GB.

2.                        Dual channel memory architecture

3.                        Support for DDR3 2666(OC)/1600/1333/1066 MHz memory modules

4.                        Support for non-ECC memory modules

5.                        Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules

(Please refer "Memory Support List" for more information.)

Onboard Graphics

Integrated Graphics Processor:

1.                       1 x D-Sub port

2.                       1 x DVI-D port, supporting a maximum resolution of 1920x1200
* The DVI-D port does not support D-Sub connection by adapter.

3.                       1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 1920x1200

4.                        1 x DisplayPort, supporting a maximum resolution of 2560x1600


1.                        Creative CA0132 chip

2.                        Support for Sound Blaster Recon3Di

3.                        High Definition Audio

4.                        2/5.1-channel

5.                        Support for S/PDIF Out


1.                        1 x Qualcomm Atheros Killer E2200 LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit) (LAN1)

2.                        1 x Intel GbE LAN phy (10/100/1000 Mbit) (LAN2)
* Teaming is not supported.

Expansion Slots

1.                        2 x PCI Express x16 slots, running at x16 (PCIEX16_1, PCIEX16_2)
* For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16_1 slot; if you are installing two PCI Express graphics cards, it is recommended that you install them in the PCIEX16_1 and PCIEX16_2 slots.

2.                        2 x PCI Express x16 slots, running at x8 (PCIEX8_1, PCIEX8_2)
* The PCIEX8_1 slot shares bandwidth with the PCIEX16_1 slot and the PCIEX8_2 slot with PCIEX16_2. The PCIEX16_1/PCIEX16_2 slot will operate at up to x8 mode when the PCIEX8_1/PCIEX8_2 is populated.
(The PCI Express x16 slots conform to PCI Express 3.0 standard.)
* PCIE Gen.3 is dependent on CPU and expansion card compatibility.

3.                        2 x PCI Express x1 slots
(The PCI Express x1 slots conform to PCI Express 2.0 standard.)

4.                        1 x PCI slot

Multi-Graphics Technology

1.                        Support for 4-Way/3-Way/2-Way AMD CrossFireX™/NVIDIA SLI technology™

Storage Interface


1.                       2 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors (SATA3 0/1) supporting up to 2 SATA 6Gb/s devices

2.                       4 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors (SATA2 2/3/4/5) supporting up to 4 SATA 3Gb/s devices

3.                       1 x mSATA connector
* The SATA2 5 connector will become unavailable when the mSATA connector is installed with a solid state drive.

4.                       Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10
* When a RAID set is built across the SATA 6Gb/s and SATA 3Gb/s channels, the system performance of the RAID set may vary depending on the devices being connected.

2 x Marvell 88SE9172 chips:

1.                       4 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors (GSATA3 6/7/8/9) supporting up to 4 SATA 6Gb/s devices

2.                        Support for RAID 0 and RAID 1



1.                       Up to 2 USB 3.0/2.0 ports on the back panel

2.                       Up to 4 USB 2.0/1.1 ports (available through the internal USB headers)

Chipset + 2 VIA VL810 Hubs:

1.                        Up to 8 USB 3.0/2.0 ports (4 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers)

IEEE 1394

VIA VT6308 chip:

1.                        Up to 2 IEEE 1394a ports (available through the internal IEEE 1394a headers)

Internal I/O Connectors

1.                        1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector

2.                        1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector

3.                        1 x PCIe power connector

4.                        6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors

5.                        4 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors

6.                        1 x mSATA connector

7.                        1 x CPU fan header

8.                        4 x system fan headers

9.                        1 x front panel header

10.                    1 x front panel audio header

11.                    2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers

12.                    2 x USB 3.0/2.0 headers

13.                    2 x IEEE 1394a headers

14.                    1 x Clear CMOS jumper

15.                    1 x power button

16.                    1 x Clear CMOS button

17.                    1 x reset button

18.                    Voltage measurement points

19.                    1 x BIOS switch

20.                    1 x Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header

Back Panel Connectors

1.                        1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port

2.                        6 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports

3.                        1 x D-Sub port

4.                        1 x DVI-D port

5.                        1 x HDMI port

6.                        1 x DisplayPort

7.                        2 x RJ-45 ports

8.                        1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector

9.                        5 x audio jacks (Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out, Rear Speaker Out, Line In/Mic In, Line Out, Headphone)

I/O Controller

1.                        iTE I/O Controller Chip

H/W Monitoring

1.                        System voltage detection

2.                        CPU/System temperature detection

3.                        CPU/System fan speed detection

4.                        CPU overheating warning

5.                        CPU/System fan fail warning

6.                        CPU/System fan speed control
* Whether the CPU/system fan speed control function is supported will depend on the CPU/system cooler you install.


1.                        2 x 64 Mbit flash

2.                        Use of licensed AMI EFI BIOS

3.                        Support for DualBIOS™

4.                        PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, SM BIOS 2.6, ACPI 2.0a

Unique Features

1.                        Support for @BIOS

2.                        Support for Q-Flash

3.                        Support for Xpress Install

4.                        Support for Xpress Recovery2

5.                        Support for EasyTune
* Available functions in EasyTune may differ by motherboard model.

6.                        Support for eXtreme Hard Drive (X.H.D)

7.                        Support for Auto Green

8.                        Support for ON/OFF Charge

9.                        Support for Q-Share

10.                    Support for 3D Power

11.                    Support for EZ Setup

Bundle Software

1.                        Norton Internet Security (OEM version)

2.                        Intel® Rapid Start Technology

3.                        Intel® Smart Connect Technology

4.                        Intel® Smart Response Technology

5.                        LucidLogix Virtu MVP
* Make sure the monitor cable has been connected to the integrated graphics port(s) on the back panel.

Operating System

1.                        Support for Microsoft® Windows 7

Form Factor

1.                        E-ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 26.4cm


1.                        Due to different Linux support condition provided by chipset vendors, please download Linux driver from chipset vendors' website or 3rd party website.

2.                        Most hardware/software vendors may no longer offer drivers to support Win9X/ME/2000/XP SP1/SP2. If drivers are available from the vendors, we will update them on the GIGABYTE website.



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