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Gigabyte Unveils GA-8I955X Royal In Its i-DNA Series

Continuing the series of announcements for new dual-core products GIGABYTE unveiled the new GA-8I955X Royal motherboard, its first on Intel 955X Express chipset and at the same time its top-end product optimized for Intel 8xx CPUs and supporting DDR2 up to 888MHz.

The novelty features CPU Intelligent Accelerator 955 (CIA 2) and Memory Intelligent Booster 2 (MIB 2) and is bundled with Universal Plus Dual Power System (U-Plus D.P.S.).

As for interfaces, GA-8I955X Royal has 2 x Gigabit Ethernet, Firewire (IEEE1394b) and USB 2.0. The package also includes Bluetooth GN-BTD02 USB dongle.

GA-8I955X Royal:

  • Supports Intel Pentium D/Extreme Edition (LGA 775) processors
  • Intel 955X Express/ICH7R chipset
  • 1 x PCI-Express x16
  • 2 x PCI-Express x1, 3 x PCI
  • 4 sockets for DDR2-888 with ECC, up to 8GB
  • Universal-Plus Dual Power System (U-Plus DPS)
  • 2 x Gigabit Ethernet
  • 4 x Serial ATA II (ICH7R Southbridge)
  • 2 x Serial ATA II (Silicon Image SiL3132)
  • 3 x Parallel ATA (ICH7R + GigaRAID)
  • 3 x IEEE1394b (Texas Instruments)
  • 8 x USB 2.0/1.1
  • Intel High Definition Audio codec
  • DualBIOS

Source: Gigabyte

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