Gigabyte will showcase latest motherboards including a sneak peek of the first AMD platform DDR3 solution, the GA-MA790FXT-UD5P with support for the new AM3 processors, as well as demonstrations of the latest Intel Core i7 platform motherboards based on Intel's X58 chipset at CeBIT 2009.
Gigabyte has included its Durable 3 technology on their latest lineup of motherboards. The technology features double the amount of copper for the Power and Ground layers of the PCB.
To start things off, on display will be live demos of GIGABYTE's flagship X58 motherboard, the GA-EX58-EXTREME as well as the GA-EX58-UD4P, both designed for the Intel Core i7 processors and equipped with a host of new features including the new QPI interface, 3 channel DDR3 support, 3 Way SLI and CrossFireX support, Ultra Durable 3 technology and an extensive range of overclocking features. The GIGABYTE GA-EX58-EXTREME motherboard features the new GIGABYTE Hybrid Silent-Pipe 2, a fusion thermal solution that combines GIGABYTE?s proprietary screen cooling technology, external heat sink and liquid cooling with chipset water block to deliver high thermal performance.
Also on showcase will be the GIGABYTE GA-EP45-UD3P, delivering native support for DDR2 memory up to 1366+MHz. The GIGABYTE GA-EP45-UD3P features the latest Ultra Durable 3 technology and GIGABYTE Dynamic Energy Saver Advanced technology.
On the AMD side, GIGABYTE presents the GA-MA790FXT-UD5P, their first AMD "Dragon Platform" qualified motherboard with next generation AMD AM3 Phenom II processors support. Supporting the new AMD AM3 socket, the GIGABYTE GA-MA790FXT-UD5P allows users to elevate their rig beyond the standard limits with support for support the highest performing ever 45nm AMD Phenom II processors featuring HyperTransport 3.0 technology. With an integrated DDR3 memory controller in the CPU, the GIGABYTE GA-MA790FXT-UD5P is able to reach memory speeds up to 1666+MHz (OC).
The GA-MA790FXT-UD5P delivers up to 10 SATA 2.0 device support, enabling GIGABYTE's Smart Backup technology which allows users to connect up to 4 SATA 2.0 devices for effortless hardware-based RAID data protection on-the-fly. The GIGABYTE GA-MA790FXT-UD5P also features Dual Gigabit LAN connections with Teaming, which allows 2 single connections to act as 1 single connection for twice the bandwidth.