The Gigabyte Z77X-UP4 TH is designed to provide Thunderbolt functionality to a mainstream motherboard. The GA-Z77X-UP4 features Gigabyte`s new Ultra Durable 5 technology, utilizing high-current capable components for a much stable and successful overclocking performance. The pair of Thunderbolt ports in the rear supports up to 10 Gbps transfer rates, up to 12 Thunderbolt devices daisy chained together as well as a display monitor each port. Users who want to use Intel`s SSD caching feature can install an M-SATA SSD onboard and run Gigabyte`s EZ smart response application for a hands-free automatic setup. The Gigabyte GA-Z77X-UP4 TH also has three PCI-E 3.0 x16 slots supporting up to 3-way SLI/CrossFireX at 8x/4x/4x configuration. ///"
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