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GIGABYTE USB 3.0 Motherboard Microsite Helps Develop SuperSpeed Ecosystem

2009/12/23
Taipei, Taiwan, December 23, 2009 - GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards and other computing hardware solutions today announced the launch of the GIGABYTE USB 3.0 microsite to help drive adoption of the new SuperSpeed interface within the PC industry. The new microsite is a source for information about USB 3.0 features, performance, GIGABYTE motherboards with USB 3.0 capabilities, compatible 3rd party USB 3.0 devices and also ‘where to buy' information.

GIGABYTE has been the leader in USB 3.0 motherboards ever since they were first to launch USB 3.0 motherboards on October 27th, 2009 with the introduction of 7 new Intel® P55 chipset models. GIGABYTE went on to launch the GA-X58A-UD7 with USB 3.0 on November 19th and on November 26th was first with 3 new USB 3.0 motherboards for the AMD platform.

"GIGABYTE currently offers 11 USB 3.0 motherboard models that cater to a wide range of high-end and mainstream price points and preferences, and we're planning on launching several new entry level models in the near future so that more GIGABYTE motherboard users will be able to benefit from SuperSpeed data transfer," said Tim Handley, Deputy Director of Motherboard Marketing at GIGABYTE Technology Co. Ltd. "We hope to work with every USB 3.0 device vendor to ensure compatibility and the best quality products and experience for our customers."

GIGABYTE USB 3.0 motherboards that are currently available or will be soon include:
Intel Platform

Chipset

Model

Availability

X58

GA-X58A-UD7

Available Now

GA-X58A-UD5

Coming Soon

GA-X58A-UD3R

Coming Soon

P55

GA-P55A-UD7

Coming Soon

GA-P55A-UD6

Available Now

GA-P55A-UD5

Available Now

GA-P55A-UD4P

Available Now

GA-P55A-UD4

Available Now

GA-P55A-UD3P

Available Now

Chipset

Model

Availability

P55

GA-P55A-UD3R

Available Now

GA-P55A-UD3

Available Now

GA-P55-USB3

Coming Soon

GA-P55-USB3L

Coming Soon

H57

GA-H57M-USB3

Coming Soon

H55

GA-H55M-USB3

Coming Soon

GA-H55-USB3

Coming Soon

P45

GA-EP45T-USB3P

Coming Soon

P43

GA-EP43T-USB3

Coming Soon


AMD Platform

Chipset

Model

Availability

790FX

GA-790FXTA-UD5

Available Now

790X

GA-790XTA-UD4

Available Now

GA-790XT-USB3

Coming Soon

Chipset

Model

Availability

785G

GA-785GMT-USB3

Coming Soon

770

GA-770TA-UD3

Available Now

GA-770T-USB3

Coming Soon


3rd party USB 3.0 devices that have passed GIGABYTE compatibility testing can be found on the GIGABYTE USB 3.0 microsite from the following links: www.usb3motherboard.com or usb3.gigabyte.com. If you are a USB 3.0 device manufacturer and would like GIGABYTE to test your product, please contact us through your GIGABYTE representative or at usb3@gigabyte.com.tw.