Intel 945GC ICH7 chipset
1. Support Intel Core 2 Extreme/ Core 2 Duo FSB 1066 Processor
2. Solid capacitors design in CPU VRM
3. Dual Channel DDR2 667 for advanced system performance
4. Integrated Intel Graphic Media Accelerator 950
5. Supports dual graphics with PCI-E interface
6. Features SATA 3Gb/s interface
7. Optimized Gigabit LAN connection
8. Intel High Definition 8 Channels Audio
9. Windows Vista Premium certificated
* GA-945GCMX-S2 (rev. 6.6) is able to boot with Intel Core2 Duo supporting FSB 1333MHz (OC)
Windows Vista Premium Logo Certified
Windows Vista Premium promises to deliver a streamlined computing experience designed to fundamentally change how users view, find and organize their digital information. With 945GCMX-S2 and P965/G965/946/945 solutions all enabling support for Vista Premium, GIGABYTE offers a fresh and unique desktop experience that will be more informative, intuitive and completely new....more
The Smart featured motherboards of GIGABYTE S-series provide GIGABYTE proprietary innovative software such as Download Center, @BIOS, Q-Flash, Xpress Install, Boot menu, and Smart Fan. BIOS and driver management now becomes much easier and user friendly through GIGABYTE Smart features!...more
Safe is the key feature of GIGABYTE S-series motherboards with the following elements: Excellent hardware design reinforced BIOS protection through GIGABYTE Virtual Dual BIOS Technology and GIGABYTE BIOS Setting Recovery Technology. Unique system software such as Xpress Recovery 2, PC Health Monitor, HDD S.M.A.R.T., and C.O.M. further strengthen the stability and reliability of your PC!...more
Energy Star 4.0
Energy Star 4.0 is mainly verified the consumption of system energy resources. Therefore GIGABYTE also takes the lead to promote the motherboard of Energy Star 4.0 compliant. It can conform to the authentication standard when it collocates the specific equipment. Users can select this motherboard for the assembly system in high stability and high efficiency performance. Also, it can achieve energy saving and reducing the greenhouse gas produced from electric discharge produces for energy and expenses saving...more
Intel 945GC Express Chipset
The Intel 945GC Express Chipset with Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 graphics core delivers outstanding system performance through high-bandwidth interfaces such as dual-channel DDR2 667 memory, 1066 MHz system bus, PCI Express x16 graphics port, Serial ATA 3.0 Gb/s and Hi-Speed USB 2.0 connectivity management.
Solid Capacitor for CPU VRM
Stable system operation depends upon the quality of CPU VRM (voltage regulator module). GIGABYTE adopts Conductive Polymer Aluminum Solid Capacitors for CPU VRM to ensure a longer lifespan for systems in daily operation and boost system stability under extreme conditions. CPU VRM with Solid Capacitors featuring better electronic conductivity, excellent heat resistance enhances system durability even operating in high temperature environment.
Intel Graphic Media Accelerator 950
The Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 950 combines faster graphics processing and increased memory bandwidth to deliver richer visual quality and colors without the need for additional discrete graphics cards.
Intel Core2 Duo Processor
Leading the silicon process technology from 90nm to 65nm, the Intel new-generation CPU transistors deliver more energy-efficient performance than anyone. Based on the Intel's next generation Micro Architecture, the Intel Core 2 Duo processor with two cores and shared L2 caches provides the best capability-per-watt solutions. The cutting-edge processor the significant performance boosts and better energy efficient platform
PCI Express Interface for dual graphics
Revolutionary PCI Express interface provides scalable bandwidth for multi-purpose usage. PCI-E x16 interface plus PCI-Ex4 slot support dual graphics and delivers the utmost graphics experience; PCI-E x1interface delivers twice the bandwidth of PCI interface up to 250MB/s for new generation I/O peripheral devices.
Gigabit LAN connectivity
The Gigabit network interface delivers a high speed LAN connection with data transfer rate up to 1000Mb/s, providing new generation connectivity for the broadband era. Gigabit LAN is ideally for seamless internet connection such as streaming audio and video contents.
Serial ATA 3.0 Gb/s
The SATA specification doubles bus bandwidth from 1.5Gb/s to 3Gb/s. Native Command Queuing is a new specification that enables out-of-order execution of commands for efficient retrieval of data. Hot Plug support allows users to insert and remove hard disk drives without shutting off power to the system.
8 channel Intel High Definition Audio
Intel High Definition Audio enables premium digital sound in the PC for an immersive surround sound experience. In addition, Intel HD Audio delivers multiple audio channels in your PC so you can listen to two different streams simultaneously in two separate rooms.
As a member of the global community to look after the environment, Gigabyte complies with the European Union's Restriction of use of certain Hazardous Substances (RoHS) directive which limits the use of lead, mercury, cadmium and other hazardous substances in electronic products.. From components and material selection to production processes, make up of accessories, packaging/color boxes etc; GIGABYTE has carefully examined and designed this product to be 100% RoHS compliant. GIGABYTE will continue to develop RoHS compliant PC components and commit valuable resources to promoting and advancing RoHS directive goals and objectives.
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