GIGABYTE Announces Support for AMDR AM3/AM2+ 45nm Processors via Simple BIOS Upgrade

November 20, 2008 // 8:16 a.m.

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Taipei, Taiwan, November 18, 2008 – GIGABYTE, a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards today is pleased to announce support for the soon-to-be-released AMD 45nm processors including socket AM3 and AM2+ on a full range of current platforms including the AMD® 790FX, 790GX, 790X, 770, 780G, 740G as well as the NVIDIA® nForce® 750a SLI and GeForce® 8200.

Your browser may not support display of this image.With a simple BIOS upgrade, GIGABYTE delivers an easy upgrade path for users wanting to take advantage of AMD’s latest 45nm process technology enhancements including higher core clocks with greater energy efficiency over past generations, integrated DDR2/DDR3 memory controller (DDR3 memory support for AM3 processors and AM3 designed motherboards only), HyperTransport 3.0 and C1E enhanced power savings.

GIGABYTE has tested and verified the following products support AMD® AM3 /AM2+ 45nm CPUs by upgrading to the BIOS version listed. To download the latest BIOS version for your board, please visit:

AMD® AM3 /AM2+ 45nm CPU Motherboard Support List
Model Chipset BIOS
GA-MA790FX-DQ6(rev. 1.0) AMD 790FX + SB600 F6B
GA-MA790FX-DS5(rev. 1.0) AMD 790FX + SB600 F6
GA-MA790GP-DS4H(rev. 1.0) AMD 790GX + SB750 F2A
GA-MA790X-DS4(rev. 1.0) AMD 790X + SB600 F5
GA-MA770-DS3P(rev. 2.0) AMD 770 + SB700 F2
GA-MA770-DS3(rev. 2.0) AMD 770 + SB700 FA
GA-MA770-DS3(rev. 1.0) AMD 770 + SB600 F7F
GA-MA770-S3P(rev. 2.0) AMD 770 + SB700 F2
GA-MA770-S3(rev. 2.0) AMD 770 + SB700 FA
GA-MA770-S3(rev. 1.0) AMD 770 + SB600 F6F
GA-MA78GM-DS2HP (rev 2.1) AMD 780G + SB700 F1
GA-MA78GM-DS2H (rev 2.0) AMD 780G + SB700 FA
GA-MA78GM-DS2H (rev 1.0) AMD 780G + SB700 F1
GA-MA78GM-S2HP (rev 2.1) AMD 780G + SB700 F2
GA-MA78GM-S2HP (rev 2.0) AMD 780G + SB700 F2
GA-MA78GM-S2H (rev 2.0) AMD 780G + SB700 FA
GA-MA78GM-S2H (rev 1.1) AMD 780G + SB700 F5
GA-MA78GM-S2H (rev 1.0) AMD 780G + SB700 F5
GA-MA78G-DS3HP (rev 2.0) AMD 780G + SB700 F2
GA-MA78G-DS3H (rev 2.0) AMD 780G + SB700 FA
GA-MA78G-DS3H (rev 1.1) AMD 780G + SB700 F4
GA-MA78GPM-DS2H (rev 1.0) AMD 780G + SB700 F1
GA-MA74GM-S2H AMD 740G + SB700 F2C
GA-MA74GM-S2 AMD 740G + SB700 F2A
GA-M750SLI-DS4 NVIDIA nForce 750s SLI F6
GA-M78SM-S2H (rev 1.0) NVIDIA GeForce 8200 F1

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