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GIGABYTE Announces First Mobile on Desktop Platform Solution

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May 16, 2006 Taipei、Taiwan GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, VGA cards and other computing hardware solutions, today announced its Intel MoDT (Mobile on desktop) solution - GA-8I945GMMFY-RH, providing magnificent desktop performance with energy-efficient mobile computing.

The GA-8I945GMMFY-RH is designed for the first Intel® 65nm dual core mobile (Intel® CoreTM Duo) processor featuring the ultimate thermal and acoustic performance. With Mobile on Desktop technology the GA-8I945GMMFY-RH integrates low power consumption with high performance and enables cooler, quieter, and more efficient PC solutions.

The Brand new Intel® CoreTM Duo processor provides unprecedented performance per Watt utilizing two execution cores and shared L2 cache that are optimized for multitasking and multi-threaded applications. Additionally, Intel® Smart Cache technology enables more efficient bus and cache usage while Intel Digital Media Boost technology significantly upgrades multimedia performance by accelerating SSE execution. In essence, the new Intel® CoreTM Micro-architecture delivers comprehensive performance improvements to the desktop.

Based on the Intel® Mobile 945GM Express chipset, the GA-8I945GMMFY-RH helps to reduce power consumption by as much as 28% while allowing transfer rates to improve by as much as 25% over previous generation chipsets. The GA-8I945GMMFY-RH is equipped with the latest PCI Express x16 graphics interface, PCI Express x1 I/O ports, next generation Serial ATA, and Hi-Speed USB 2.0 connectivity. Also included are Serial-ATA 3.0 Gb/s for high speed storage interface, optimized Connectivity with Gigabit Ethernet, on-board Firewire, and Intel® 8-channel High Definition Audio technology for the ultimate entertainment experience.

As a testament to it’s suitability for small, low profile enclosures, the GA-8I945GMMFY-RH boasts Intel® Viiv technology for the digital home. Intel® Viiv technology delivers a connected environment for consumers to create, connect, and share personal digital content along with premium content and services. Other key features include compatibility with Intel® dual-core processors and Intel Matrix Storage Technology to round-off an amazing digital home experience.

Together with Intel® CoreTM Duo (Yonah) processors, the GA-8I945GMMFY-RH boasts the very latest technologies and delivers outstanding performance for the digital home without the need for big noisy thermal solutions.

GA-8I945GMMFY-RH Main Specification

-Supports Intel® CoreTM Duo processor (Socket 478)
-Intel® 945GM Express Chipset / ICH7M-DH chipset
-Micro-ATX form factor
-1* PCI-ExpressX16 slot
-1* PCI-ExpressX1 slot, 2* PCI slot
-2* Dual channel DDRII 667, support up to 2GB memory.
- Intel Vidalia 82573L Gigabit LAN
-2* Serial ATA 3.0 Gb/s
-1 * Parallel ATA
-3 * IEEE1394 ports
-8 * USB 2.0/1.1 ports
-8 channel Intel® High Definition Audio


The GIGABYTE GA-8I945GMMFY-RH is expected to be available at the end of May through normal GIGABYTE distribution channels. For additional information please visit the GIGABYTE website at: http://tw.giga-byte.com/Motherboard/Default.htm.


GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd., established in 1986, is now celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2006. GIGABYTE has earned a global reputation for its outstanding achievements in the motherboard industry by upholding the concept of innovation, quality and reliability. Multiple national awards, such as the Golden Brain Prize and the Taiwan National Quality Award, had shown high recognition to it. The Taiwan Symbol of Excellence, especially, has granted GIGABYTE awards for eight consecutive years which set an unmatched record in the motherboard industry.

GIGABYTE is dedicated to providing total digital life solution for customers - from product concept and design, to mass production, all the way to integration. GIGABYTE’s ever expanding product family of motherboards, graphics cards, PC peripherals, Desktop/Notebook PCs, plus wireless networking and servers, represents a complete computing solution. The spirit of “Upgrade Your Life” at GIGABYTE is clearly reflected through its commitment to researching newer technology and innovative design as well as ensuring product quality. Now and in the future, GIGABYTE will continue to follow its vision of becoming the most valuable brand of digital life solutions in the world. For more information about GIGABYTE, please visit its official website at: http://www.gigabyte.com.tw.