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Gigabyte GA-965P-DQ6
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Gigabyte GA-965P-DQ6


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Gigabyte launches their new 6-Quad and S series line of motherboards for the Intel Core 2 Duo and Core 2 Extreme with their flagship GA-965P-DQ6. Based on the Intel P965 chipset, this high-end board packs extreme chipset cooling and a VRM implementation overclockers don't want to miss.

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Product Specification

Processor Support and Chipset Type
  • Processor Support:
    • Supports 90nm/65nm LGA775 processor package
    • Supports Intel Core 2 Duo / Core 2 Extreme
    • Supports Intel Pentium D / Pentium Processor Extreme Edition
    • Supports Intel Pentium 4 / Pentium 4 Extreme Edition
    • Intel Virtualization Technology ready
  • Chipset Type:
    • Northbridge: Intel P965
      • 533 / 800 / 1066MHz front side bus
      • PCI Express x16 graphics
    • Southbridge: Intel ICH8R
      • Intel High Definition Audio
      • Supports six PCI Express x1 lanes
      • Supports up to ten USB 2.0 ports
      • Supports six SATA 3.0Gbps ports (with Matrix Storage Technology)
      • Integrated 10/100/1000Mbps MAC
      • Intel Quiet System Technology
Memory
  • Supports four unbuffered DIMM of 1.8 Volt DDR2 SDRAM
  • Supports 800/677/533/400 dual channel DDR2 memory architecture
Storage
  • Intel ICH8R Southbridge
    • 6 x SATA 3.0Gbps interface
    • Intel Matrix Storage Technology
    • Supports RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 0+1, RAID 5, RAID 10
    • eSATA support
  • Gigabyte SATA Controller
    • 2 x Ultra ATA 33/66/100/133 (data transfer rate up to 133MB/sec.)
    • 2 x SATA 3.0Gbps interface
    • Supports RAID 0, RAID 1
Audio
  • Intel High Definition Audio (Azalia)
  • Realtek ALC888 DD HD Audio CODEC
  • Supports Dolby Digital Live and DTS ES
  • Optical and coaxial S/PDIF
Networking Marvell 88E8053 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller
FireWire (IEEE 1394)
  • Texas Instrument TSB43AB23 FireWire controller
  • 2 x 1394a ports @ 400 Mbps speed
Rear I/O
  • 4 x USB 2.0 ports
  • 1 x IEEE 1394a ports
  • 1 x RJ45 LAN port
  • 1 x Coaxial S/PDIF Output
  • 1 x Optical S/PDIF Output
  • 8-Channel Audio I/O ports
  • 1 x 9-pin serial port
  • 1 x parallel port
  • 1 x mini-DIN-6 PS/2 mouse port
  • 1 x mini-DIN-6 PS/2 keyboard port
Internal Connectors
  • 1 x Floppy connector
  • 1 x Ultra ATA IDE connectors
  • 8 x SATA connectors
  • 4 x shared eSATA connectors (bracket)
  • 6 x USB 2.0 ports (2 x bracket, 4 x header)
  • 1 x IEEE 1394a ports (bracket)
Expansion Slots
  • 2 x PCIe x16 slots, PCI Express Bus specification v1.0a compliant
  • 3 x PCIe x1 slots, PCI Express Bus specification v1.0a compliant
  • 2 x 32-bit PCI slots, PCI 2.3 compliant
Other Features
  • Gigabyte 6-Quad
  • All solid capacitors
Form Factor ATX Form Factor, 12"x 9.6"(30.5cm x 24.4cm)

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