GIGABYTE Dynamic Energy Saver is a revolutionary technology that delivers unparalleled power savings with the simple click of a button. Featuring an advanced proprietary hardware and software design, GIGABYTE Dynamic Energy Saver is able to provide exceptional power savings of up to 70% and up to 20% improved power efficiency without sacrificing computing performance...more
The Industry's Leading All-Solid Capacitor motherboard Design To ensure a longer for systems in daily operation and boost system stability under extreme conditions, this platform adopts cutting-edge Conductive Polymer Aluminum Solid Capacitors from the world's leading vendors. With these high-quality components , users can take advantage of better electronic conductivity and excellent heat resistance for enhanced system durability.
Intel® Core™ 2 multi-core and upcoming 45nm processors GA-EP35-DS3L supports Intel latest high performance CPU delivers the most energy-efficient performance available today. Based on Intel's Micro Architecture, the Intel multi-core processors with 4 cores and two shared L2 caches provide the best capability-per-watt solutions and are an ideal choice for multi-media enthusiasts and intensive multi-tasking environments. This cutting-edge processor offers significant performance boosts and provides an overall more energy efficient platform.
Intel® P35 Express Chipset The Intel® P35 Express Chipsets support the latest multi-core processors up to FSB 1333MHz, including the upcoming 45nm platform, with its record breaking performance and greater energy efficiency. Intel® P35 chipset, with optimized system memory capabilities, chipset over-speed protection removed for maximum overclocking and Intel® Turbo Memory technology, providing faster boot and application load times and additional power savings. Intel® P35 chipset provides scalable options for users wanting to take advantage of higher memory performance with less power consumption to run next generation applications such as high-definition video and 3D visualization.
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 P35/G33/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
Dual Channel DDR2 1200 Experience the advanced technology of DDR2 1200* memory, featuring faster speeds and higher data bandwidth, which delivers superior performance for the most demanding applications. * Please refer "Memory Support List" for memory support information.
SATA 3Gb/s storage interface 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.
Intel® High Definition Audio Intel® High Definition Audio enables 8 channel 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
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
RoHS compliant 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.
Speed The Speed compliant motherboards of GIGABYTE S-series provide intelligent over-clocking and over-voltage software settings through both hardware and software design...more
Smart 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 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
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Good for a budget gaming rig. I have nothing to complain about, it's rock solid in every way. It's nothing spectacular, but it's an old motherboard, so I had no expectations of grandeur. Does what I want for the right price.
I got this a week ago to replace a motherboard I broke. I was recommended this motherboard by the associate, and it was the right choice. This motherboard is a breeze to use and configure in the BIOS. Clear options and wide range of selections, and good thing is it supports the 45nm CPUs too. Within the first half a day, I overclocked my E7200 to 3.25GHz stable on stock volts! Now I have my system running at 3.35GHz 24/7 stable, still on stock volts. This board can go really far.
It's cheap. It runs stable so far. The only thing I have to complain about this board is that the gap between CPU settings is too big so I couldn't get my RAM to run at 1000MHz. I think the other thing was the physical gap between the RAM slots are too small that if your RAMs have big heatsinks, they'll rub. Otherwise a good board.
For budget gamers, this motherboard is pretty close to unbeatable. Its got all the functionnalities of high end motherboards at a low price and excellent overclocking capabilities. If you're looking for the best bang for your buck, don't look any further, it's right here
I give this board 4 stars only because it's not a monster overcloker right out of the box. But once you update to the F5 BIOS and slap some Enzotech RAMsinks on the Mosfets you're ready to rock and roll. Oh, and don't forget to set the "performance" option in BIOS to standard, not turbo. I've built a few rigs with this board and it can run a Q6600 at 3.6GHz no problem as long as you keep Vcore reasonable and get some airflow on the Mosfet area around the socket.
It's an easy board to work with. The profile is actually a bit narrow so it only uses 6 screw holes in a Sonata III. I kind of like the PCI-E latch that holds onto the video card when it's inserted. It's easy to release it, unlike some other boards I had that needs a weird angle.
stable, runs cool, enough ports. The only downside is that there is no BIOS update available yet for the voltage upping. Tried to up the voltage for to power the system but it "forgets" after I boot the system up.
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