GIGABYTE Announces First Mobile on Desktop Platform Solution
Announces GIGABYTE's first Intel® Mobile on Desktop Solution motherboard—GA-8I945GMMFY-RH
May 16, 2006

GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, VGA cards and other computing hardware solutions, today announced its Intel MoDT (Mobile on desktop) solution - GA-8I945GMMFY-RH, providing magnificent desktop performance with energy-efficient mobile computing.

The GA-8I945GMMFY-RH is designed for the first Intel® 65nm dual core mobile (Intel® CoreTM Duo) processor featuring the ultimate thermal and acoustic performance. With Mobile on Desktop technology the GA-8I945GMMFY-RH integrates low power consumption with high performance and enables cooler, quieter, and more efficient PC solutions.

The Brand new Intel® CoreTM Duo processor provides unprecedented performance per Watt utilizing two execution cores and shared L2 cache that are optimized for multitasking and multi-threaded applications. Additionally, Intel® Smart Cache technology enables more efficient bus and cache usage while Intel Digital Media Boost technology significantly upgrades multimedia performance by accelerating SSE execution. In essence, the new Intel® CoreTM Micro-architecture delivers comprehensive performance improvements to the desktop.

Based on the Intel® Mobile 945GM Express chipset, the GA-8I945GMMFY-RH helps to reduce power consumption by as much as 28% while allowing transfer rates to improve by as much as 25% over previous generation chipsets. The GA-8I945GMMFY-RH is equipped with the latest PCI Express x16 graphics interface, PCI Express x1 I/O ports, next generation Serial ATA, and Hi-Speed USB 2.0 connectivity. Also included are Serial-ATA 3.0 Gb/s for high speed storage interface, optimized Connectivity with Gigabit Ethernet, on-board Firewire, and Intel® 8-channel High Definition Audio technology for the ultimate entertainment experience.

As a testament to it's suitability for small, low profile enclosures, the GA-8I945GMMFY-RH boasts Intel® Viiv technology for the digital home. Intel® Viiv technology delivers a connected environment for consumers to create, connect, and share personal digital content along with premium content and services. Other key features include compatibility with Intel® dual-core processors and Intel Matrix Storage Technology to round-off an amazing digital home experience.

Together with Intel® CoreTM Duo (Yonah) processors, the GA-8I945GMMFY-RH boasts the very latest technologies and delivers outstanding performance for the digital home without the need for big noisy thermal solutions.

GA-8I945GMMFY-RH Main Specification
  • Supports Intel® CoreTM Duo processor (Socket 478)
  • Intel® 945GM Express Chipset / ICH7M-DH chipset
  • Micro-ATX form factor
  • 1* PCI-ExpressX16 slot
  • 1* PCI-ExpressX1 slot, 2* PCI slot
  • 2* Dual channel DDRII 667, support up to 2GB memory.
  • Intel Vidalia 82573L Gigabit LAN
  • 2* Serial ATA 3.0 Gb/s
  • 1 * Parallel ATA
  • 3 * IEEE1394 ports
  • 8 * USB 2.0/1.1 ports
  • 8 channel Intel® High Definition Audio

The GIGABYTE GA-8I945GMMFY-RH is expected to be available at the end of May through normal GIGABYTE distribution channels. For additional information please visit the GIGABYTE website at: /products/main.aspx?s=42