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Intel® Desktop Board DZ68BC

Intel is setting a new standard when it comes to the performance and bandwidth that gamers, digital media creators, and ultimate multi-taskers need most. The Intel® Desktop Board DZ68BC provides breakaway performance in production and editing as well as digital media rendering and real-time audio/video preview capabilities. Intel Desktop Board DZ68BC is also optimized to be fully compatible with the Intel® -K family of processors with the capability to fully overclock both the core and graphics speeds as demanded by gamers and overclockers alike.

Intel® Desktop Board DZ68BC


Features and Benefits

Form factor


AA# (Altered Assembly)


BIOS ID string

BCZ6810H.86A with Intel Fast Boot Technology


At product launch, this Intel® Desktop Board DZ68BC supports:



Intel® Z68 Express Chipset supporting Intel® Smart Response Technology

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  • Intel® HD Graphics
  • Two PCI Express* 2.0 x16 connectors (one x8 electrical)
    • Supports ATI CrossFireX* and NVIDIA SLI*


Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio) subsystem in the following configuration:

>   10-channel (7.1 + 2 independent multi-streaming) audio subsystem with six analog audio outputs w/optical S/PDIF out port

LAN support

Gigabit (10/100/1000 Mb/s) LAN subsystem using the Intel® 82579V Gigabit Ethernet Controller

Peripheral interfaces

  • Four SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports (2 external/2 header)
  • Fourteen USB 2.0 ports (6 external (2 Hi-Current/Fast Charging) / 8 internal)
  • Four Serial ATA 6.0 Gb/s ports , one eSATA 6.0 Gb/s
  • Four Serial ATA 3.0 Gb/s ports
  • Two IEEE 1394a ports/headers (1 external/1 header)
  • Consumer Infrared receiver and emitter

Expansion capabilities

  • Two PCI Express 2.0 x16 connectors (one x8 electrical)
  • Two PCI Express 2.0 x 1 connectors
  • Three PCI Conventional bus connectors