-- Unleashing Monster Graphics Performance from an Integrated Graphics Platform --
Taipei, Taiwan, August 04, 2009 – GIGABYTE Technology CO., LTD., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, is pleased to announce the launch of their full range of 785G series motherboards, featuring industry leading 2oz copper PCB design and delivering DirectX® 10.1 and UVD 2.0 support for a richer, more immersive IGP media experience.
Based on the newly released AMD 785G chipset with enhanced onboard ATI Radeon™ HD 4200 graphics core, the GIGABYTE 785G series motherboards provide an outstanding HD experience for even the most discerning HTPC enthusiasts. Supporting UVD 2.0, the GIGABYTE 785G series is able to provide hardware acceleration and video process capabilities for ultra smooth Blue-ray playback while keeping CPU utilization and power consumption low. In addition, the GIGABYTE 785G series delivers DirectX® 10.1 support, ensuring your system is able to take advantage of the easier, faster and more enhanced performance of the new Windows® 7 operating system.
Offering the Latest Platform Support
The GIGABYTE 785G series offers outstanding future CPU headroom with support for AMD Phenom™/ Athlon™/ Sepmron™ AM2+ and AM2 processors as well as the latest generation of 45nm AMD Phenom™II/ Athlon™II AM3 processors with ultra low latency, high bandwidth (5200MT/s) HyperTransport™ 3.0 technology. Featuring a Split Power Plane, 4+1 phase VRM design, the GIGABYTE 785G series is guaranteed to provide ultra smooth power delivery for even the most power hungry 140W processors and above.
With a range of models supporting either DDR2 memory up to 1200+ (up to 1333+ on the GA-MA785G-UD3H) or DDR3 memory up to 1800+, the GIGABYTE 785G series gives users the flexibility to build their system based on their individual memory needs. Additionally, the GA-MA785GPMT-UD2H and GA-MA785GPM-UD2H come equipped with 128MB of 1333MHz DDR3 SidePort memory, allowing dedicated memory access for the integrated graphics for an added boost of up to 10% in graphics performance, with the GA-MA785GPMT-UD2H able to reach an exceptional 3DMark06 score of 3000+.*
Offering the Latest Connectivity Options
Providing an exceptional high-definition multimedia experience, the GIGABYTE 785G series is equipped with a wide range of connectivity options including DVI as well as support for HDMI 1.3. With each model supporting an additional PCI-E 2.0 X16 graphics interface to support the ground breaking ATI Hybrid Graphics technology, users are able to combine the power of their integrated ATI Radeon™ HD 4200 graphics core by adding an additional discrete graphics card, for enhanced gaming performance, productivity and power efficiency. The GA-MA785GT-UD3H and GA-MA785G-UD3H also offer an additional PCI-E 2.0 x4 expansion slot for use with an add-on card.
The GIGABYTE 785G series motherboards also come equipped with the built-in High-Definition 7.1 + 2 channel Realtek ALC889A sound chip, whose 106dB Signal-to-Noise Ratio (SNR) significantly reduces noise during signal transmission and supports Blu-ray playback for an exhilarating home theater entertainment experience.
Unique GIGABYTE Technologies
Durable™ 3 Classic
As the first company to introduce 2 ounces of copper for both the Power and Ground layers for a consumer desktop motherboard, GIGABYTE once again leads the motherboard industry for the highest quality and most innovative motherboard design by equipping all of their 785G series motherboards with the Ultra Durable™ 3 Classic technology, providing users with dramatically lower system temperatures, improved energy efficiency and enhanced stability for overclocking.
In addition to the 2oz copper PCB design, the GIGABYTE 785G series motherboards are equipped with the GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™ signature features including Japanese Solid Capacitors boasting an operational life time of more than 50,000 hours for CPU VRM, and GIGABYTE patented DualBIOS™ technology (providing dual hardware BIOS protection). The GIGABYTE 785G series motherboards are able to provide the stability, reliability and longevity essential to meet the power needs of high-end processors and other components running today's most demanding applications and games.
DualBIOS™ - Patented Dual Hardware BIOS Protection
DualBIOS™ is a GIGABYTE patented technology that automatically recovers BIOS data when main BIOS has crashed or failed. Featuring 2 physical BIOS ROMs integrated onboard, GIGABYTE DualBIOS™ allows quick and seamless recovery from BIOS damage or failure due to viruses or improper BIOS updating.
Easy Energy Saver™
Featuring an advanced proprietary software design, GIGABYTE Easy Energy Saver is able to dynamically adjust CPU power depending on workload, delivering just the right amount of power needed for the task. Coupled with AMD’s highly efficient AM2+ and latest 45nm AM3 CPUs, Easy Energy Saver is able to provide exceptional levels of power savings and enhanced power efficiency without sacrificing computing performance.
* Easy Energy Saver only supports AMD AM2+ and new generation AM3 CPUs.
GIGABYTE has completely redesigned EasyTune6 from the ground up to make it easier than ever to manage and monitor your hardware resources as well as tweak your system settings in order to achieve maximum system performance. Whether you are an overclocking enthusiast, or a computer novice, EasyTune6 provides the tools you need to quickly and effortlessly fine tune your system.
Dolby Home Theater®
In addition, GIGABYTE has also included the powerful Dolby Home Theater® suite of audio technologies, which deliver a vivid surround sound listening experience for music, movies, and games, using two to eight speakers or any set of headphones. Designed to automatically deliver the best possible listening experience, Dolby Home Theater® includes Dolby Pro Logic IIx for maximum surround sound expansion, Dolby Headphone and Sound Space Expander for a virtualized audio experience, and Natural Bass enhancement for the richest quality sound.
GIGABYTE 785G Series Motherboards
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*3DMark06 score is achieved by overclocking, for more information please visit GIGAYBTE website.
For additional information about the GIGABYTE 785G series motherboards, please visit the GIGABYTE website at: www.giga-byte.co.uk/Products/Motherboard/Default.aspx
About GIGABYTE Upgrade Your Life
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