GIGABYTE UNITED Wins 2 Best Choice of COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2008 Awards

2008/06/03
Taipei, Taiwan, June 03, 2008 – GIGABYTE UNITED INC., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards is proud to announce its GA-EP45-DQ6 and GA-EP45-DS5 motherboards have both won a "Best Choice of COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2008 Award", an award recognized and given by an evaluation committee comprised of experts from the industry, academia, media, and government.

In the motherboard category, GIGABYTE's GA-EP45-DQ6 beat out the competition and was awarded top prize. Designed for enthusiasts with extreme performance in mind, the GIGABYTE flagship motherboard GA-EP45-DQ6 features several unique GIGABYTE innovations including Ultra Durable 2 with high quality component design and Dynamic Energy Saver Advanced Technology, delivering unmatched energy efficiency through multi-gear phase power switching. The GA-EP45-DQ6 also features GIGABYTE's Ultra TPM with onboard Trusted Platform Module (TPM) data security, providing hardware-based encryption and decryption with digital signature keys to ensure a maximum level of data protection with 2048 bit encryption. Based on the newest Intel P45 chipset plus support for the latest multi-core processors up to FSB 1600MHz, including the Intel 45nm processors, the GA-EP45-DQ6 is CrossFireX™ enabled with dual PCI-E 2.0 x8 connectivity, features 7.1 channel surround sound support for real-life audio quality and 4 Gigabit LAN port functionality.

In this year's new Green IT category, GIGABYTE's GA-EP45-DS5 also took top honors. Also based on Intel's P45 chipset, the GA-EP45-DS5 features GIGABYTE's revolutionary Dynamic Energy Saver Advanced technology, providing unparalleled power savings with the simple click of a button. Featuring an advanced proprietary hardware and software design, GIGABYTE Dynamic Energy Saver Advanced is able to provide exceptional power savings of up to 70% and up to 20% improved power efficiency without sacrificing computing performance.

About Best Choice of Computex Award
The Best Choice of COMPUTEX TAIPEI Award is considered the most prestige event for outstanding ICT products based on technological development, innovativeness and have the potential to become one of the most essential products in the global market that will stimulated by both international media representatives and buyers. Started in COMPUTEX TAIPEI 2002, the Best Choice of COMPUTEX TAIPEI Award enters its seventh year that winners will be awarded on the first day during the Opening Ceremony with more than 600 journalists, media and press reporters, gathered together and becomes the tomorrow's headline news, which encourage big local companies like Acer, GIGABYTE, Asustek and MSI to participate in their long absent to the event. The Best Choice of COMPUTEX TAIPEI is the best way for exhibitors to introduce their award-winning products to the world. The products will be concurrent display at two sites Taipei World Trade Center (Hsin-Yi district) and newly opened Nangang Exhibition Hall.

For additional information about the GA-EP45-DQ6 and GA-EP45-DS5 motherboards, please visit the GIGABYTE website at: /products/main.aspx?s=42

Be sure to visit GIGABYTE at Computex 2008, Nangang Exhibition Hall, 4F, booth M108.