GA-8ST-L - Best Choice of FSB533 MotherboardSupporting SiS 645DX/962L Chipset withSatisfactory Features and High Performance

2002-08-06
Support the newest Intel® Pentium® 4 CPUwith FSB 533 MHz
Gigabyte Technology announces new member of its P4Titan 533 series, GA-8ST-L, which are designed to supportIntel® Pentium® 4 processor with FSB533MHz. The GA-8ST-L, based on the brand new SiS 645DX north bridge and 962L south bridge and equipped with USB2.0and Ultra ATA133 interface, is a full function platform for themainstream desktop PC market. GA-8ST-L represents agreat choice for Intel® Pentium® 4 and SiS 645DX Chipsetbased motherboard.

DDR 333 (PC2700) Memory Support and SiSMuTIOL® Technology applied
GA-8ST-L supports the up-coming mainstream memoryDDR333 to improve memory throughput and deliverexcellent total performance as well. The SiS MuTIOL®technology is applied for GA-8ST-L to provides 533MB/sbandwidth for the connection between SIS 645DX northbridge and 962L south bridge of the motherboard. With newsystem architecture, the system performance is enhancedsignificantly for full range of applications.

6 USB2.0, Ultra ATA133, Network Connection and 6 Channels Audio Supports
GA-8ST-L provides 6 high speed USB2.0 ports to deliver sufficient, easy to use and high performanceinterface for users’ application such as digital camera, printer, scanner and other advance peripherals.The GA-8ST-L also supports Ultra ATA133 IDE interface which is able to sustain high speed hard drive,CD-ROM, and DVD-RW. The integrated high-quality Ethernet 10/100Mb network interface providesstraightforward network connectivity. Through AC97 6 channels audio output, GA-8ST-L providesexcellent audio quality that fulfills any audio applications, such as MP3 or Audio CD playback, DVDmovies and gaming, thus making GA-8ST-L an ideal platform with multimedia solution.

Overclocking software - Easytune 4
The new EasyTune 4, an exclusive Windows based overclocking utility developed by GIGABYTE,provides the brand new and friendly interface for overclocking that totally changes the traditional way for"overclocking". It provides 2 modes, "Easy Mode" for the novice users and "Advance Mode" for thefulfillment of the power-users' requirement.

Q-Flash, and @BIOS
With detailed instructions in BIOS setup main menu, Q-Flash utility allows you to flash BIOS easilyunder BIOS mode, without the need to flash BIOS under Windows and DOS mode. @BIOS willautomatically detects the most up-to-date BIOS version from GIGABYTE web site via internet, updatingthe BIOS under Windows 95/98/Me/NT/2000/XP, no more complicated update method at DOS mode.

Main Specification
• Socket 478 for Intel® new 0.13 micron-process Pentium® 4 processor
• SiS 645DX/962L Chipset
• Supports FSB 533/400 MHz
• 3 DIMM support up to 3GB DDR266 memory or 2GB DDR333 memory
• AGP 4X, 5 PCI slot
• 6 USB 2.0/1.1 ports
• 6 channels AC97 audio
• Integrated Ethernet 10/100Mb Network Connection
• Two Ultra ATA133 Connectors
• Easytune 4, Q-Flash, @BIOS