GA-965QM-DS2 Intel Q965+ ICH8DO / Intel® Core™2 Extreme Quad-Core / Core™2 Duo / DDR2 800 / Intel® GMA 3000 / Gigabit LAN
Gigabyte GA-965QM-DS2 LGA 775 (Socket T) Micro ATX motherboard
GA-965QM-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 965/946/945 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 operation life time 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-qualitycomponents , 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 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.
Intel® Q965 Express Chipset
The Intel® Q965 Express Chipset combines the latest technologies, such as Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 3000, Intel matrix Storage Technology, Intel® Fast Memory Access and Intel® High Definition Audio to deliver advanced stability and performance to business operating systems.
Intel Fast Memory Access
Intel Fast Memory Access technology optimizes system performance by maximizing memory bandwidth and reducing the latency of the memory accesses. ...more
TPM (Trusted Platform Module) can enhance data and network security, from your personal drive, E-mails, file system to the client-server environment. TPM improve your data flow security by hardware and software.
Intel® Active Management Technology
Intel® Active Management Technology provides IT departments with remote client manageability, out-of-band (OOB) diagnostics and assets tracking which remotely manage platforms regardless of system power or OS state to help reduce TCO and improve productivity.
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.
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.
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-965QM-DS2. Maximum internal memory: 8 GB. Processor family: Intel, Processor socket: LGA 775 (Socket T). Networking features: Gigabit LAN. Motherboard form factor: micro ATX, Audio output channels: 7.1 channels, RAID levels: 0, 1, JBOD. Width: 244 mm, Depth: 244 mm