Designed by enthusiasts for enthusiasts, the Intel® Desktop Board DP55KG delivers incredible performance. Enjoy great over-clocking hardware and software while boasting new features like Bluetooth* technology. Support for ATI Crossfire* and NVIDIA SLI* technology rounds off the platform with amazing graphics performance.
 Product information:

Features and benefits:

Form factor ATX (12.00 inches by 9.60 inches [304.80 millimeters by 243.84 millimeters])
AA number (Altered Assembly) E47218-XXX
BIOS ID string KGIBX10J.86A
Processor View supported processors for the most current list of compatible processors.

At product launch, this desktop board supports:
  • Intel® Core™ i7-800 processor series in an LGA1156 socket
  • Intel® Core™ i5-700 processor series in an LGA1156 socket
Memory
  • Four 240-pin DDR3 SDRAM Dual Inline Memory Module (DIMM) sockets
  • Support for DDR3 1600+1/1333/1066 MHz DIMMs
  • Support for up to 16 GBΣ of system memory
Chipset
Audio Intel® High Definition Audio2 subsystem in the following configuration:
  • 10-channel (7.1+ 2 independent multi-streaming) audio subsystem with five analog audio outputs and two optical S/PDIF digital audio for input and output using the Realtek* ALC889 audio codec
Video NVIDIA SLI* and ATI CrossFire* technology support enables two graphics cards to work together for ultimate 3D gaming performance and visual quality
LAN support Intel® PRO 10/100/1000 Network Connection (82578DC)
Peripheral interfaces
  • Thirteen USB 2.0 ports (eight external ports, one onboard, two internal headers)
  • Eight Serial ATA 3.0 Gb/s ports including two eSATA ports
  • Two IEEE-1394a ports (one external port, one internal header)
  • Consumer IR receiver and emitter (via internal headers)
  • Integrated Bluetooth Technology Module
Expansion capabilities
  • One primary PCI Express* 2.0 x16 bus add-in card connector
  • One PCI Express* 2.0 x8 bus add-in card connector, bifurcated from the primary PCI Express 2.0 x16
  • One PCI Express* 2.0 x4 connector
  • Two PCI Express* 2.0 x1 connectors
  • Two PCI Conventional bus connectors