GIGABYTE Embraces Green ComputingAnnounces world's first RoHS compliant PC motherboard based on Intel® 945P chipset


Taipei, Taiwan October 25th, 2005 - GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY, a leader in motherboard innovation and design, today proudly introduced the GA-8I945P-G-RH, the world's first RoHS compliant motherboard featuring the Intel® 945P Express chipset for the Intel® Pentium® D and Pentium® 4 platforms. As the first Green Computing motherboard from GIGABYTE, the GA-8I945P-G-RH complies with the European Union's Restriction of use of certain Hazardous Substances (RoHS) directive that limits the use of lead, mercury, cadmium and other hazardous substances in electronic products. This directive will start from July 1, 2006.
The launch of the GA-8I945P-G-RH is part of the GIGABYTE Cares initiative whereby the company is striving to do its share, and more, as a member of the global community to look after the environment. From components and material selection to production processes, make up of accessories, packaging/color boxes etc…; GIGABYTE has carefully examined and designed this product to be 100% RoHS compliant. GIGABYTE will continue to develop RoHS compliant PC components and commit valuable resources to promoting and advancing RoHS directive goals and objectives. GIGABYTE i-DNA (Intelligent Dual Nano Architecture) Series GA-8I945P-G-RH, new member of the GIGABYTE i-DNA (Intelligent Dual Nano Architecture) series motherboard features new Intel® 945P Express chipset, is jam-packed with the industry's most advanced performance and security technologies.The GA-8I945P-G-RH provides a broad range of peripheral connections by offering high speed Serial ATA for connection of storage devices, and USB 2.0 for high-speed data transfer. The GA-8I945P-G-RH also offers multimedia advancements through PCI-Express X16 interface for outstanding graphics performance, doubling that of the current AGP8X interface. For improved networking, Gigabit LAN provides LAN connection at a blazing fast network connection speed of up to 1,000 Mbps. Along with top-notch hardware is the addition of the GIGABYTE Shieldware. Shieldware includes 8 unique software feature elements that are easy to use and making computing both simple and straightforward.
GA-8I945P-G-RH Specification
  • Supports Intel® Pentium® Processor (LGA775)
  • Intel® 945P Express chipset, Intel® ICH7 chipset
  • PCI–Express X16 Graphics interface
  • 2*PCI–Express X1 slots, 3 *PCI slots
  • DDRII 667/533MHz, 4 DIMMs, Dual Channel
  • Gigabit Ethernet Connection
  • 4 x Serial-ATA 3Gb/s interface
  • 2 Ultra ATA133 Connectors from GigaRAID controller
  • 8 USB 2.0/1.1 ports ( 4 on rear Panel)
  • Intel® High Definition
  • Xpress™ Install, Xpress™ Recovery