Gigabite United, la Joint Venture di GigaByte e ASUS, ha presentato la prima scheda madre che supporta nativamente configurazioni Quad SLI.
Questa scheda siglata GA-N680SLI-DQ6 Ŕ basata sul chipset Nvidia nForce i680SLI MCP, ed Ŕ stata progettata per configurazioni a quadrupla scheda video e quadruplo processore, grazie al supporto dei recenti Intel Core2 quad core
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GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards and other computing hardware solutions, today introduce the GA-N680SLI-DQ6 and GA-N650SLI-DS4 motherboards, leveraging the intense SLI gaming performance of the newly released NVIDIA nForce 600 Series chipsets and support for the record-setting Intel Core2 Quad processors.
Designed for enthusiasts with extreme overclocking and blistering high-definition gaming performance in mind, the GIGABYTE GA-N680SLI-DQ6 motherboard features the advanced NVIDIA nForce 680i SLI MCP chipset, delivering true dual PCI Express x16 connectivity for flawlessly smooth 3D video rendering and screaming frame rates. With support for an additional x8 lane of PCI Express connectivity, GIGABYTE GA-N680SLI-DQ6 allows users to add a standalone games physics processing card for an additional boost of graphics performance, taking games to the next level of hyper-realistic detail and effects.
Providing the most powerful gaming solution in the industry, the GIGABYTE GA-N680SLI-DQ6 features 1333 FSB support for Intel next generation Core2 Quad CPUs and NVIDIA SLI-Ready memory technology supporting DDR2 1200MHz memory modules (up to 8GB total system memory) for the ultimate in overclocking performance. Delivering an unprecedented level of features including an all-solid capacitor design, Quad-Triple Phase power and revolutionary GIGABYTE cooling technologies, the GIGABYTE GA-N680SLI-DQ6 was built tough to provide maximum stability, durability and performance for even the most hard-core PC gamers.
GIGABYTE also provides an additional extreme SLI motherboard featuring the NVIDIA nForce 650i SLI MCP chipset. The GIGABYTE GA-N650SLI-DS4 offers exceptional gaming performance and leading-edge connectivity features including dual PCI Express x8 connectivity, support for the latest generation SATA 3.0Gb/s devices, optimized Gigabit LAN and support for 8-channel Intel High Definition audio.
Worldwide distribution of the GIGABYTE GA-N680SLI-DQ6 and GA-N650SLI-DS4 is expected for late December, 2006.
Source: GigaByte Press Release