Dual PCI Express 2.0 x16
videocard slots operate in x16 and x8 mode. There are three PCI Express x1 slots
and two PCI for legacy devices
button and physical power and reset
The red USB 2.0 header supports the MSI "Super Charger" USB charging feature while
the computer is in an off state. The board also has one set of USB 3.0
Four SATA III
6GB/s ports, four SATA 3GB/s ports
The Intel P67 chipset natively supports two SATA 6GB/s and four SATA
3GB/s connections. MSI adds a JMicron controller to expand the number of SATA ports
The four DDR3 memory slots will accommodate up to
16GB (64-bit OS) of dual channel DDR3-2133(OC)/1600(OC)/1333/1066 memory. MSI provide enthusiasts
with voltage check points in this corner of
the motherboard as well. Small jumpers are inserted to facilitate measuring with a multimeter the following: CPU, CPU_VTT, CPU_SA, DDR, PCH voltages.
Jumpers for the voltage read points of the P67A-GD65 motherboard.
The socket 1155 heatsink is interchangeable with existing
socket 1156 heatsinks. The 32nm Sandy Bridge processor
is expected to have a modest TDP of between 65W and 95W.
Socket 1155 for Intel Sandy Bridge
More photos after the jump, including the OC Genie II controls and USB 3.0