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The motherboard or mainboard is the component that connects all the different parts of your computer. Often it has some integrated components like a sound card, enabling your computer to play sound, or a network card, to connect your computer to the network. The standard form factor (size) for motherboards is ATX, you need at least a midi-tower to fit one of those in. Micro-ATX motherboards are often more complete and have more onboard devices, like a video board and fit in smaller cases, but are generally less expandable.
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Included since: 15 Nov 2006
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Info modified on: 18 May 2016 16:35:34
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Long product name Gigabyte GA-M61VME-S2 Motherboard:
The short editorial description of Gigabyte GA-M61VME-S2 Motherboard
GA-M61VME-S2, NVIDIA® GeForce 6100 / nForce 400 chipset, AM2, mATX, FSB2000 MHz, 2 DDR2 DIMM

Marketing text Gigabyte GA-M61VME-S2 Motherboard

The official marketing text of Gigabyte GA-M61VME-S2 Motherboard as supplied by the manufacturer
GIGABYTE Technology latest S series motherboards for AMD socket AM2 platform, featuring with two innovative features- Safe and Smart Technologies. The new S series motherboards GA-M61PM-S2; supporting AMD new generation AM2 processor with dual channel DDR2 800MHz high frequency memories, providing reliable and user friendly computing and reaching the maximum system performance easily via personalized software settings. GIGABYTE S series motherboards, the champion's choice for AMD Socket AM2 platform!

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

Windows Vista Ready
Windows Vista Ready Requirement: High Definition Audio and DirectX 9.0 VGA.

AMD Live Ready
AMD Live Ready Requirement compliant.

AMD Athlon™64 FX/ 64 X2 / 64 Processor
The leading-edge performance and unparallel technology of AMD Athlon™64 socket AM2 series processor has built its strength on the well-known AMD64 framework which consisted of 64-bit computing platform, HyperTransport Technology, and integrated memory controller. The latest Athlon™64 socket AM2 processor brings the power and multitasking performance on the desktop platform and ensures superior performance on mission critical business applications.

NVIDIA® GeForce 6100 / nForce 400 GPU
The brand new NVIDIA® GeForce 6100 / NVIDIA® nForce 430 GPU features CineFX™ 3.0 Engine. This unique combination of 6100 GPU creates a single motherboard featuring a world-class DX9, Shader Model 3.0 GPU for faster and smoother game-play, a high quality video processing engine for advance quality of video and DVD playback.

PCI Express Interface
Revolutionary PCI Express interface provides scalable bandwidth for multi-purpose usage. PCI-E x16 interface doubles the bandwidth of graphics interface of previous generation thus delivering the utmost gaming experience. PCI-E x1interface provides twice the bandwidth of PCI interface up to 250MB/s for new generation I/O peripheral devices

Superior Dual channel DDR2 800 Architecture
AMD Athlon64 FX/ 64 X2 achieves the milestone for desktop computing with the CPU-integrated memory controller. This platform supports dual channel DDR2 800 memory architecture with high bandwidth of up to 12.8 GB/s and shorter memory accessing latency thus delivering the greatest memory performance.

This platform supports reliable storage solution for enhanced data protection and data accessing performance. Serial ATA 3Gb/s is firstly introduced in this platform to provide blazingly 3Gb/s bus bandwidth thus higher disk performance. The NVIDIA® RAID allows multi-disk designs to be set up as RAID 0, 1, 0+1, based on users' priority of protection/ performance. This NVIDIA RAID function makes the RAID even more accessible by introducing the innovative windows-based facility.

High Definition Audio
Experience home theater-quality sound with your PC using High Definition Audio for enhanced multi-channel audio, improved voice and communication input, and multi-streaming capability.
Short summary description Gigabyte GA-M61VME-S2 Motherboard:
This short summary of the Gigabyte GA-M61VME-S2 Motherboard data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Gigabyte GA-M61VME-S2, AMD, Socket AM2, uATX
Long summary description Gigabyte GA-M61VME-S2 Motherboard:
This is an auto-generated long summary of Gigabyte GA-M61VME-S2 Motherboard based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Gigabyte GA-M61VME-S2. Maximum internal memory: 8 GB. Processor family: AMD, Processor socket: Socket AM2, Processor system buses supported: 2000 MHz. Motherboard form factor: uATX, Audio output channels: 7.1
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Number of memory slots
Maximum internal memory
The maximum internal memory which is available in the product.
8 GB
Processor family*
A family of processors is a group of processors produced by one company over a short period of time e.g. Intel Pentium processors.
Processor socket*
Mechanical component(s) that provides mechanical and electrical connections between a microprocessor and a printed circuit board (PCB). This allows the processor to be replaced without soldering.
Socket AM2
Processor system buses supported
2000 MHz
Internal I/O
USB 2.0 connectors*
The end of a cable with a USB 2.0 connector. USB 2.0 was released in April 2000 (now called "Hi-Speed"), adding higher maximum signaling rate of 480 Mbit/s (effective throughput up to 35 MB/s or 280 Mbit/s), in addition to the "USB 1.x Full Speed" signaling rate of 12 Mbit/s. USB 2.0 connectors are usually colored black.
CD/AUX audio in
Floppy disk drive connector
Front panel audio connector
Power fan connector
Chassis intrusion connector
ATX Power connector (24-pin)
Number of SATA connectors
CPU fan connector
Internal I/O
S/PDIF out connector
Back Panel I/O Ports
USB 2.0 ports quantity *
USB 2.0 ports have a data transmission speed of 480 Mbps, and are backwards compatible with USB 1.1 ports. You can connect all kinds of peripheral devices to them.
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity *
Number of Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports (connecting interfaces) in the device. Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports allow a computer to connect to the ethernet.
PS/2 ports quantity *
The number of PS/2 connectors for keyboards and mice. Its name comes from the IBM Personal System/2.
Microphone in
The socket where a microphone is connected to the device.
Parallel ports quantity
The number of parallel ports. Parallel ports, also known as printer ports, are a type of interface found on computers (personal and otherwise) for connecting peripherals. In computing, a parallel port is a parallel communication physical interface. Parallel ports were common in the 1980s and '90s (mostly conforming to industry standard IEEE 1284) but are now being replaced by USBs and other ports.
Motherboard form factor *
Design of the motherboard (ATX, BTX etc).
Audio output channels *
An audio output channel is an electric circuit which acts as a path for a signal produced by a device. A device may have several audio output channels.
Expansion Slots
Expansion slots
List of I/O expansion card slots; including quantity of each
- 1 PCI Express x 16 slot
- 1 PCI Express x 1 slot
- 2 PCI slots
Other features
Special features
- Download Center
- Q-Flash
- EasyTune (Note 3)
- Xpress Install
- Xpress Recovery2
- Xpress BIOS Rescue
I/O ports
An interface on a device to which you can connect another device.
- 1 parallel port
- 1 COMA port
- 1 VGA port