GA-965P-DQ6 Rev.2.0 ATX Board ;Intel P965 (Core 2 Duo); 1066FSB; 4x DDR2 800; 2x PCIex16x16 (xFire); 3x PCIex16x1; 2x PCI; 8x SATA2 RAID(0,1); 1x ATA; 7.1Ch Sound; Gig LAN; 1394
The GIGABYTE 965P-DQ6 (rev.2.0) is a high performance platform that delivers a skillfully designed tuning facility to power users and hardcore gamers. Embodying intense performance, the 965P-DQ6 (rev.2.0) represents a fusion of the industry's most revolutionary designs, such as Quad Core optimized, Quad Cooling, Quad eSATA 2, Quad BIOS, and Quad-Triple Power Phase, not to mention all solid Capacitors that take advantage of better electronic conductivity and excellent heat resistance for enhanced system durability.
Quad Core Optimized
The 965P-DQ6 (rev.2.0) supports latest Intel Core 2 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.
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.
This revolutionary cooling design combines Crazy Cool and Silent-Pipe technology that includes heat sinks covering MOSFET modules, the north bridge and the south bridge. Additionally, the Crazy Cool enhances heat dissipation of the rear side of CPU and north bridge of the motherboard. Quad Cooling allows users to enjoy longer component lifetime through lower temperatures and absolute silence combined with the ultimate thermal performance on chipsets, CPU power components and the PCB.
Quad BIOS is a feature unique to GIGABYTE that includes DualBIOS™ and Express BIOS Rescue Technology. This combination delivers a safety assurance mechanism that sports a total of 4 copies of BIOS distributed between the Flash ROM, hard-disk and driver CD. This feature helps to reduce the affects of virus attacks or firmware damage and provides multi-layer BIOS protection that assures greater PC platform stability. How does Quad BIOS work?
Four sets of external SATA ports based on the Serial ATA 3Gb/s storage specification allow effortless sharing and transfer of entertainment content and digital media on external devices. Designed for external SATA devices, Quad eSATA 2 delivers enhanced scalability and double the bus bandwidth for high-speed data retrieval and saving On-The-Go.
Quad Triple Phase
An exclusive feature found only on GIGABYTE motherboards, this unique design incorporates Virtual 12 Power Phases to deliver steadier power and immediate current support for the CPU during heavy work loads or over-clocking. Additionally, Quad-Triple Phase helps to improve component lifespan system stability by delivering lower component temperature.
Quad DDR2 Slots
Experience the boost in memory performance with advanced DDR2 800 technology. With Quad DDR2 slots, users can experience system performance featuring faster speeds and higher data bandwidth for memory intensive applications.
The revolutionary Silent-Pipe Technology compliant GIGABYTE motherboards featuring 0dB soundless heat-pipe thermal cooling solution, convergence with GIGABYTE Crazy Cool Technology, enhances heat dissipation efficiency from the critical Chipsets and CPU power components.
The Speed compliant motherboards of GIGABYTE S-series provide intelligent over-clocking and over-voltage software settings through both hardware and software design...more
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!
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!
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 Extreme Quad Core processors with 4 cores and two shared L2 caches provides the best capability-per-watt solutions. The cutting-edge processor the significant performance boosts and better energy efficient platform.
Intel® P965 Express Chipset
The Intel® P965 Express chipset brings crossing-aged improvement on performance with supporting of various innovation technology including the latest Core™2 Extreme processors, dual-channel DDR2 memory with Intel Fast Memory Access technology, dual PCI-Express graphics interface, and Microsoft Vista operation system as well.
Dual Channel DDR2 800
Get a jump in memory performance with the advanced technology of DDR2 800 memory architecture, which delivers superior performance for the most demanding applications.
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® Matrix Storage Technology
Intel® Matrix Storage Technology, can deliver up to 80% faster storage performance with PCs equipped with two hard drives using RAID 0 data striping. Using RAID 1 data mirroring can protect against a hard drive failure by mirroring all data among two hard drives. In addition RAID 5 offers the fault-tolerant capability to automatically back up your most important files, while also providing faster disk access and adding storage capacity.
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.
This motherboard with IEEE1394 FireWire interface from Texas Instruments (TI). With the transfer speed up to 400Mb/s, the new generation IEEE1394 interface further enhances PC connectivity with consumer electronics audio/video (A/V) appliances, and storage peripherals.
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.
Home theater Audio with Dolby and DTS support
Dolby and DTS support delivers heart pounding 8 channel surround effects and delivers the most natural and engrossing multimedia entertainment experience possible for games, DVD movies, music, and TV.
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.
With support for ATI CrossFire, GIGABYTE pushes the envelope once again by delivering highly optimized performance and flexibility demanded by power users and extreme gaming enthusiasts. Designed to provide unmatched multi-GPU support with dual PCI Express connectivity, the The 965P-DQ6 (rev.2.0) allows users to take advantage of the ultra smooth 3D rendering, blazing-fast frame rates and enhanced visual quality possible with a dual graphics card solution.
Gigabyte GA-965P-DQ6 Intel P965 Rev.2.0. Maximum internal memory: 8 GB. Processor family: Intel, Processor socket: LGA 775 (Socket T). Networking features: Ethernet/Fast Ethernet. Motherboard form factor: ATX, Audio output channels: 7.1 channels, RAID levels: 0, 1, 5. Width: 12" (305 mm), Depth: 8.82" (224 mm)