Gigabyte G1 Sniper 3 S1155 Intel Z77 DDR3 ATX

Product overview



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Special Features / G1.Sniper 3 + Dualband WiFi and Bluetooth4 PCI-Express x1 Card.

The G1.Sniper 3 is the newest member of the GIGABYTE G1-Killer series of gaming motherboards, which have been designed from the ground up to provide the winning edge in a close 3D gaming contest. Precision is the watch word in all areas of the motherboard's design, with as much attention to detail paid to the motherboards aesthetic qualities as to its technical prowess. Equipped with the latest Intel Z77 Express Chipset, the G1.Sniper 3 motherboard harnesses the outstanding performance of the new 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processors. With an exclusive 'All Digital' VRM design; GIGABYTE 3D Power and GIGABYTE 3D BIOS (Dual UEFI), The G1.Sniper 3 motherboard ensures exceptional power delivery and absolute control.

  • Support for the new INTEL 3rd Generation CPU's. On the socket 1155 platform.
  • USB 3x Power Boost. Delivering greater device compatibility and faster charge times.
  • Ultra Durable 4. Advanced temprature, humidity, electrostatic and power failure protection. Plus 2oz copper PCB... The ultimate in reliability.
  • Super Speed USB 3.0. Super fast transfer rates of up to 5 Gbps, 10x faster than USB 2.0.
  • Lucid Virtu MVP. Producing faster frame rates, with sharper visuals and reduced tearing.
  • Super SATA3 Native Suport. Supporting super fast 6Gbps link speeds.
  • 4 WAY NVIDIA SLI and AMD Crossfirex. For multi display or ultimate performace gaming.
  • PCIe GEN 3. Designed to take full advantage of the next generation high bandwidth graphic card solutions.
  • UEFI DualBIOS™. A superior graphical BIOS interface, based on the trusted and secure GIGABYTE Dual BIOS technology.
  • ON/OFF Charge Technology. Allows you to charge your iPad, iPhone or iPod even of your PC is off.
  • Onboard mSATA Connector. Mount a low capcity mSATA SSD onto your motherboard to take advantage of INTEL SRT and RAPID START.
  • Display Port. Allowing multiple screen output, or a single output of 2560x1600.
  • Creative Sound Core3D. Quad core audio processor offering more immersive gaming whilst increaing frame rates.
  • Dual Lan. Combining both Intel and Qualcomm Gigabit ethernet ports offering more connectivity than ever before.

Tech Spec / G1.Sniper 3

  • CPU Support for Intel Core i7, i5, i3, Pentium and Celeron 1155 processors(Go to GIGABYTE's website for the latest CPU support list.)
  • Chipset Intel Z77 Express Chipset
  • Memory 4x DDR3 1600/1333/1066 MHz memory modules * 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.
  • Onboard Graphics 1x D-Sub, 1x DVI-D (1920x1200 max res), 1x HDMI (1920x1200 max res), 1x Display Port (2560x1600 max res)
  • Audio Creative CA0132 Chip. Support for Sound Blaster Recon3Di HD w/ S/PDIF Out
  • Multi-Graphics Support for 2-Way/3-Way/4-Way AMD CrossfireX/NVIDIA SLI Technology
  • LAN 1 x Qualcomm Atheros Killer E2201 GbE chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)
  • 1x Intel GE chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)
  • Expansion Slots 2 x PCI Express x16 slots, running at x16* / 2 x PCI Express x16 slots, running at x8 / 2x PCI Express x1 slot / 1x PCI slots *PCI-E x16 slots will operate at x8 speeds during 3-Way and 4-Way SLI/XFire.
  • Storage Interface 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors / 4 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors / 1 x mSATA 3Gb/s (Disables sata connector 5 when in use)
  • IEEE 1394 2x via header
  • USB USB 3.0/2.0 : 6x on the back panel, 4x via USB brackets on headers / USB 2.0/1.1 : 4x via USB brackets on headers
  • Internal I/O Connectors 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector, 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector, 1 x PCIe power connector, 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connector, 4 x SATA 3GB/s connectors, 1 x mSATA connector, 1 x CPU fan header, 4 x system fan headers, 1 x front panel header, 1 x front panel audio header, 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers, 2 x USB 3.0/2.0 headers, 2 x IEEE1394a headers, 1 x clearing CMOS jumper, 1 x TPM header, 1 x Power button, 1 x Reset button, 1 x Voltage measurment points, 1 x BIOS switch, 1 x Clear CMOS button
  • Back Panel Connectors 1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse port, 1 x D-Sub, 1 x DVI-D, 1 x HDMI, 1 x DisplayPort, 1 x Optical S/PDIF Out connecto, 6 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports,2 x RJ-45 ports, 5x audio jacks
  • BIOS 2 x 64 Mbit AMI EFI BIOS, Support for DualBIOS™
  • Form Factor ATX Form Factor; 30.5 x 26.4cm
  • Warranty 3 Year Gigabyte Warranty



Product Description
Gigabyte G1.Sniper 3 - 1.0 - motherboard - XL-ATX - LGA1155 Socket - Z77
Product Type
Motherboard - XL-ATX
Chipset Type
Intel Z77 Express
Processor Socket
1 x LGA1155 Socket
Compatible Processors
Pentium, Celeron, Core i5, Core i3, Core i7
Max RAM Size
32 GB
RAM Supported
4 DIMM slots - DDR3, non-ECC
Storage Ports
6 x SATA-600 (RAID), 4 x SATA-300 (RAID)
USB / FireWire Ports
6 x USB 3.0 + (4 x USB 3.0 + 2 x FireWire + 4 x USB 2.0 via headers)
HD Audio (6-channel)
802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth, 2 x Gigabit Ethernet
Microsoft Certification
Compatible with Windows 7



Product Type
Motherboard - XL-ATX
Chipset Type
Intel Z77 Express
Processor Socket
LGA1155 Socket
Max Processors Qty
Compatible Processors
Pentium, Celeron, Core i5, Core i3, Core i7

Supported RAM

Max Size
32 GB
Bus Clock
1600 MHz, 1333 MHz, 1066 MHz
PC3-12800, PC3-10600, PC3-8500
Supported RAM Integrity Check
Dual channel memory architecture, Intel Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP)


HD Audio (6-channel)
Audio Codec
Creative CA0132
Compliant Standards
High Definition Audio


Network Interfaces
802.11a/b/g/n, Bluetooth, 2 x Gigabit Ethernet

Expansion / Connectivity

Expansion Slots
1 x CPU , 4 x DIMM 240-pin (1.5 V) , 2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 , 2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 , 2 x PCIe 2.0 x1 , 1 x PCI
Storage Interfaces
SATA-600 -connectors: 2 x 7pin Serial ATA - 2 devices - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5 , SATA-300 -connectors: 4 x 7pin SATA, 1 x mSATA - 4 devices - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5 , Marvell 88SE9172: SATA-600 -connectors: 4 x 7pin Serial ATA - 4 devices - RAID 0 / RAID 1
RAID Features
Intel Smart Response Technology
1 x PS/2 keyboard / mouse , 6 x USB 3.0 , 1 x DisplayPort , 1 x VGA , 1 x DVI-D , 1 x HDMI , 2 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) , 1 x audio line-out - mini-jack , 1 x audio line-in/microphone - mini-jack , 1 x audio line-out - mini-jack , 1 x audio line-out (rear) - mini-jack , 1 x audio line-out (center/subwoofer) - mini-jack , 1 x TOSLINK , 2 x USB 3.0 (on supplied bracket)
Internal Interfaces
1 x audio , 2 x FireWire , 4 x USB 3.0 , 4 x USB 2.0
Power Connectors
24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector


BIOS Features
DMI 2.0 support, ACPI 2.0a support, SMBIOS 2.6 support, UEFI BIOS, GIGABYTE 3D BIOS
Hardware Monitoring
CPU core temperature, chassis temperature, CPU fan tachometer, chassis fan tachometer, system voltage, CPU overheating protection
Hardware Features
DualBIOS, Q-Flash, NVIDIA SLI Technology Support, 12 Phase Power Design, GIGABYTE eXtreme Hard Drive (XHD), AutoGreen, Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) support, On/Off Charge, Intel Smart Response Technology, GIGABYTE 3D Power, NVIDIA 4-way SLI Technology Support, GIGABYTE 333 Onboard Acceleration, GIGABYTE Signature 'Locked and Loaded' Heatpipe Design, AMD CrossFireX technology support, AMD Quad CrossFireX technology support, AMD 3-way CrossFireX technology support, Intel Rapid Start Technology, Intel Smart Connect Technology, Lucid Virtu MVP, Onboard mSATA Connector, Ultra Durable 4, Intel Quick Sync Video 2.0


Included Accessories
Bluetooth / Wi-Fi module, front USB 3.0 panel
Software Included
Norton Internet Security, @BIOS, Xpress Recovery 2, Q-Share, EasyTune, GIGABYTE EZ Smart Response, GIGABYTE 3D Power
Compatible with Windows 7
"Compatible with Windows 7" software and devices carry Microsoft’s assurance that these products have passed tests for compatibility and reliability with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7.
Compliant Standards
Plug and Play, ACPI 2.0a
30.5 cm
26.4 cm
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