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GIGABYTE PARTICIPATES COMPUTEX 2012 UNVEILING ITS THUNDERBOLT MOTHERBOARDS AND WORLD’S LIGHTEST NOTEBOOK

Showcased Revolutionary Products Solidify GIGABYTE’s Innovator Status of “Upgrading Your Life”

2012/06/05
Taipei, Taiwan – June 5th , 2012 – GIGABYTE, a global leading IT brand, today participated COMPUTEX 2012 with the latest GIGABYTE innovations, providing users a wide range of digital experiences. To offer ultimate gaming experiences, GIGABYTE has introduced its 7 series motherboards featuring Thunderbolt™ technology and GTX680 SOC graphics card which is designed for gaming enthusiasts. Also showcased were X11 as the lightest notebook on earth, Extreme Ultra Book U2442 and GSmart G1362 as the first Android 4.0 dual SIM Smartphone, promptly responding to consumer needs of ultra-thin and lightweight mobile devices. GIGABYTE’s extensive product portfolio has not only revealed its superior technologies and cutting-edge designs, but also brought a better digital life across business, entertainment and mobility with its revolutionary products beyond consumers’ expectations.

Motherboard
GIGABYTE today announced its 7 series motherboards featuring Thunderbolt™ technology. Supporting simultaneous connectivity for multiple devices using a jaw-dropping bi-directional 10Gbps data pipeline, GIGABYTE Thunderbolt™ motherboards help the desktop PC evolve to new levels of flexible, high performance connectivity. It also supports the latest 3rd generation Intel® Core™ processors, with exclusive features including GIGABYTE All Digital Power and GIGABYTE UEFI DualBIOS™ with its revolutionary GIGABYTE 3D BIOS™ graphical interface. Also previewed at Computex 2012 were New X79S platform motherboards which are the ideal platform for workstation builds that require enterprise-class storage, reliability and horse power.

Graphics Card
As a leader in VGA innovations, GIGABYTE today released the latest gaming gear, GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 680 Super Overclock Edition which is built with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 GPU. With the innovative patented WINDFORCE 5X cooling technology, GIGABYTE once again brings high-end graphics card cooling design into a new milestone. Furthermore, GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 680 SOC, designed with GIGABYTE Extreme Dual BIOS technology, is equipped with GIGABYTE’s innovative GPU Gauntlet™ Sorting process and Ultra Durable VGA or VGA+ boards. Based on 28nm processor and advanced GDDR5 memory technology, GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 680 SOC leads to incredibly immersive HD gaming experience and unrivaled performance.

Notebook
With brilliant reputations from CeBIT 2012, GIGABYTE has again marveled COMPUTEX visitors unveiling its highly anticipated notebooks including the lightest Carbon Notebook X11, Extreme Ultra Book U2442 and Gaming Notebook P2542G. The X11, as world’s lightest 11.6” full carbon fiber notebook, weighs only 975g and just 3mm to 16.5mm thick. The carbon fiber material keeps X11 incredibly lightweight and astonishingly strong and durable at the same time. Powered by the 3rd Generation Intel® Core i5/i7 processor, X11 comes equipped with a lighting speed 128GB SSD with quick startups and speedy transmission. Also showcased was the 14” U2442 Ultrabook™ as a powerful Ultrabook with superb performance and ultra mobility. U2442, which thinnest part is 1.85cm, comes with a powerful 3rd generation Intel® Core™ i5 / i7 processor and NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 650M / GT 640M GPU, providing an outstanding entertainment experience with fantastic portability.

PC Peripheral
At COMPUTEX 2012, GIGABYTE continues to empower hardcore gamers with top gaming and wireless peripherals, includes Aivia Osmium Mechanical Keyboard and Aivia Krypton Dual-chassis Gaming Mouse. GIGABYTE also launched SkyVision WS100, a whole new product line of GIGABYTE, creating the best wireless video experience by seamlessly transmitting 1080p high-definition videos or Blu-ray movies from any HDMI-ready device to HDTV. SkyVision provides an extremely easy way to reach great entertainment by automatically connection between its transmitter and receiver without any software required.

PC Component
To pursue incredible gaming experience, GIGABYTE has unleashed two new well-designed chassis into Sumo series, which are Sumo σ and Sumo γ. The two chassis support long VGA cards (330mm), ensuring superior visual enjoyment. Sumo σ and Sumo γ are worked with two USB3.0 and totally support 6 cooling fans ensuring a excellent thermal solution. GIGABYTE also introduced a new PSU product line—Sumo Platinum 1250W which is certified respectively as 80 Plus Platinum. The PSU uses high-quality Japanese made capacitors and can make up to 90% use of the AC electricity.

Server
Based on Intel Xeon E5-2400 and socket 1356, GIGABYTE has on display its latest server products, which includes E5-2400 based units designed for small and medium businesses and GS-R22PD for large and clouding business. Moreover, GIGABYTE showcased a series of its new NAS products with high performance and scalability. GIGABYTE's latest NAS products offer GIGABYTE storage management tool of up to 16TB and deliver an astonishing data throughput beyond 1,000MB per second. GIGABYTE's NAS products are built to address the diversified needs from personal to SMBs that require high performance and maximum system uptime to run mission-critical applications.

Smartphone
GIGABYTE’s smartphone brand, GSmart is proud to introduce two smartphones which includes GSmart G1342 as the world first Android 4.0 dual-SIM dual-standby smartphone, and GSmart G1362 as a powerful dual-SIM dual-standby smartphone that is equipped with a 4.3” large display, 1.2GHz Dual-Core CPU, 4G ROM/ 512 RAM, 5M pixel camera and 0.3M pixel front-facing camera.

To find out more about GIGABYTE’s showcased products and innovations, please visit us at Booth no. D0002, Taipei World Trade Center Hall 1 from June 5th –9th.

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