GIGABYTE X58 Series Motherboards Support Intel Core™ i7-980X “Gulftown” CPUs

March 22, 2010 // 9:58 a.m.

-- True Performance Powerhouse When Paired With GIGABYTE X58 Series Motherboards --

TAIPEI, Taiwan – March 17, 2010 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards and other computing hardware solutions today proudly announced their entire X58 Series of motherboards now support Intel’s newly introduced Core™ i7-980X “Gulftown” CPUs, enabling the industry’s most extreme level of processing power for gaming, computing enthusiasts and overclockers alike.

GIGABYTE has specially tuned the BIOS of their X58 Series motherboards to unlock the mind-blowing performance of Intel’s first 32nm 6 core CPU, featuring 12 processing threads and 12MB of L3 cache. With a simple BIOS upgrade that became available in 2009, users are able to take advantage of the Industry’s highest performing desktop CPU which is already shattering many overclocking records.

GIGABYTE X58 Series Motherboards
GA-EX58-UD3R GA-X58A-UD3R GA-X58A-UD5
GA-X58A-UD7 GA-EX58-EXTREME GA-EX58-UD5
GA-EX58-UD4P GA-EX58-UD4 GA-EX58-DS4
GA-EX58-UD3R-SLI

To download the latest BIOS to enable support for the Intel Core i7-980X, please visit your motherboard product page at the GIGABYTE website: www.giga-byte.co.uk/Products/Motherboard/Default.aspx

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GIGABYTE, headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan, is known as a global leading brand in the IT industry, with employees and business channels in almost every country. Founded in 1986, GIGABYTE started as a research and development team and has since taken the lead in the world's motherboard market. On top of motherboards and graphics accelerators, GIGABYTE further expanded its product portfolio to include notebook and desktop PCs, digital home entertainment appliances, networking servers, communications, mobile and handheld devices, servicing every facet of people's lives at home or business. Everyday GIGABYTE aims to “Upgrade Your Life” with the most innovative designs and impeccable quality and services. Visit www.giga-byte.co.uk for more information.
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