LGA775, Core™2 Extreme Quad-Core / Core™2 Duo / Intel® Pentium® Extreme/ Intel® Pentium® D, 1066 FSB, 4 DDR II DIMM, Intel® 945GZ, 6 USB 2.0, 4 SATA, Gigabit Ethernet, 7.1 Audio, Micro ATX
Gigabyte GA-946GM-DS2 LGA 775 (Socket T) Micro ATX motherboard
GA-946GZ-DS2 supports latest Intel Core2 Extreme Quad Core processors, manufactured using a 65nm silicon technology, Intel's latest high performance CPU delivers the most energy-efficient performance available today. Based on Intel's Micro Architecture, the Intel Core 2 Extreme Quad 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.
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 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.
Durability Enhanced-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.
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
Intel® 946GZ Express Chipset
The Intel 946GZ Express Chipset delivers outstanding graphic performance with Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3000 graphics core, and enhances system performance through high-bandwidth interfaces such as dual-channel DDR2 memory, 800 MHz system bus, PCI Express x16 graphics port and PCI Express x1 I/O ports, Serial ATA 3.0 Gb/s and Hi-Speed USB 2.0 connectivity.
Intel Next-Generation Core™2 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
Revolutionary PCI Express interface provides scalable bandwidth for multi-purpose usage. PCI-E x16 interface 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.
Superior Dual channel DDR2 667 Architecture
Get a jump in memory performance with the advanced technology of DDR2! Through GIGABTYE engineering, we had overcome the chipset limitations of DDR2 667/533 delivering superior performance for the most demanding applications.
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.
SATA 3Gb/s storage interface
SATA 3Gb/s is the latest generation of Serial ATA interface speed that doubles bus bandwidth from 1.5Gb/s to 3Gb/s. SATA 3Gb/s facilitates bandwidth aggregation for multiple devices, enabling max through put as well as, higher cache through put performance in single drive configurations.
8 channel Intel® High Definition Audio (by cable)
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.
Gigabyte GA-946GM-DS2. Maximum internal memory: 4 GB. Processor family: Intel, Processor socket: LGA 775 (Socket T). Networking features: Gigabit Ethernet, LAN controller: Realtek RTL8111B. Motherboard form factor: micro ATX, Audio output channels: 7.1 channels, Audio system: Realtek ALC888. Width: 9.61" (244 mm), Depth: 9.17" (233 mm)