Bundled Applications

Included Applications

  • App Center
    • @BIOS
    • EasyTune
    • System Information Viewer
    • EZ Setup
    • Fast Boot
    • ON/OFF Charge
    • Smart TimeLock
    • Smart Recovery2
    • USB Blocker
  • Norton® Internet Security (OEM version)
  • Intel® Rapid Start Technology
  • Intel® Smart Connect Technology
  • Intel® Smart Response Technology
  • Killer Network Manager

The GIGABYTE APP Center provides a centralized location for all the GIGABYTE Windows-based utilities. The @BIOS applet can be used to backup and update the board BIOS. The EasyTune utility can be used to configure board settings, including bus speeds and voltages. The System Information Viewer applet displays board component information, monitored device information, and provides an interface for automated or manual fan configuration. The EZ Setup applet houses driver configuration utilities. Fast Boot provides the user a GUI interface to modify the BIOS Fast Boot setting and the OS-based power loss setting. The Smart TimeLock applet allows the user to define computer and Internet usage time for a user via its rules-based interface. The Smart Recovery2 applet controls time-based system backups with the ability to create a new partition image file one time per hour. The ON/OFF Charge applet allows for configuration of USB port charging characteristics for attached devices. The USB Blocker applet is a security mechanism allowing you to block specific types of USB devices and access.

EasyTune with System Information Viewer

The GIGABYTE EasyTune and System Information Viewer applets provide access to board information concerning the CPU, memory, and attached devices. Additionally, board settings, including voltage, bus speeds, ratios, memory timings, and fan operation can be manually manipulated through the easy to use GUI interface. Speed presets are also available for automated overclocking using the applet. Note that when you invoke EasyTune, the System Information Viewer automatically runs in its minimized state via the Hardware Monitor window. The System Information Viewer window becomes visible by clicking the left arrow icon from the Hardware Monitor window.

System Information Viewer, System Information tab

System Information Viewer, Smart Fan Auto tab

System Information Viewer, Smart Fan Advanced tab

System Information Viewer, System Alerts tab

EasyTune, Smart Quick Boost tab

EasyTune, Advanced CPU OC tab

EasyTune, Advanced DDR OC tab

EasyTune, 3D Power tab

Killer Network Manager

The Killer Network Manager applet provides the user with settings and monitoring tools for configuring the on-board Killer NIC adapter for optimal use. The Performance and Killer Ethernet screens show network statistics for the network adapter, while the Applications and Network pages give the user control over adapter operation and application based traffic prioritization.

Applications page

System Performance page

Network Settings page

Killer Ethernet page

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