GIGABYTE Launches Complete Product Range at Computex 2002

May 22,2002 --- Taipei, Taiwan--- GIGABYTE Technology, a leading manufacture of Motherboard, Graphics Card, Bare-bone, System, Peripherals, Server and Communication products, is proud to announce the availability of a complete suite of brand new products that brings the benefits to the PC users. This suite of new products is part of GIGABYTE Titan series strategy; focused on high speed, performance and stability platform on today’s PC. Premiering at Computex 2002, the full range of GIGABYTE products are exhibited at the GIGABYTE booth, E141 in Hall 2 of the TWTC (Taipei World Trade Center).

The hot topic of this exciting event will be the announcement several new motherboards, including Intel 850E, 845E/G/GL chipset series. In these new wide range series of motherboards greatly pushes the Front Side Bus (FSB) from 400MHz to 533MHz. 4 different representing models will be demonstrated in this event, for Intel® 850E chipset the GA-8IHXP platform targeted for the high-end performance platform. It is the world first motherboard that uses ICH4 technology for it’s south bridge. ICH4 the latest technology developed by Intel®, not only initially supports 6 USB 2.0 ports but also greatly increased the data transfer rate between the platform and surrounding I/O peripherals. Besides using ICH4, GA-8IHXP is also the world first motherboard that supports PC1066 RDRAM; that totally upgrades the system performance to satisfy the demand of high-end platform.

GA-8IEXP based on Intel® 845E chipset, specially designed for delivering high system performance and stability to the mainstream consumer segment. In this model several future leading technology were implemented such as, RAID + ATA 133, an exclusive breakthrough from GIGABYTE R&D development group. Providing not only a RAID 0,1 function but also providing and extra Ultra ATA 133 interface for IDE devices such as HDD, CD-ROM, CD/RW, DVD-ROM ..etc. IEEE 1394 (Fire Wire) interface aimed for the future upcoming of the popularity consumer electronics such as DV camcorder was also implemented in this model.

GA-8IGX based on Intel® 845G chipset, with Intel Extreme Graphics Engine delivers a seamless integrated graphics solution and high system performance for mainstream platform. GA-8IGX is the only motherboard announced worldwide that had been verified the support of DDR 333 memory, delivering a higher 3D graphics quality through a higher speed memory module.

GA-8ILML4 using Intel® 845GL chipset supporting only 400MHz FSB and it is targeted for the transactional segments and System Integrators. With the integration of Intel® Extreme Graphics Engines and 6 USB 2.0 plus integrated high quality audio and Internet connection, it is the ideal model for value minded users or system builders.

Besides Intel® Pentium 4 platforms, the AMD K7 platform will also be demonstrated. Award winning model such as GA-7VRXP based on KT333 and the latest out coming KT400 series GA-7VAXP will be premiering in this world famous computer exhibition.

The another big hit will be the GIGABYTE graphics cards, it will be the first time for GIGABYTE to demonstrate the complete Maya series including the ATi Radeon 8500 chipset with 128MB DDR AP128DG-H. Plus, the world exclusively ATi Radeon 8500 XT based chipset AP128D-H3, which running on 300/300 MHz core clock with limited edition of only 3000 pieces available.

About Gigabyte Technology
Founded in 1986, Gigabyte Technology has built an unshakable reputation and solid foundation in the computer industry on the reliability of its motherboards and add-on card products. In diversifying from this solid base, Gigabyte Technology is devoting their profuse resources to expanding into new product lines, such as desktop platform solutions, servers, broadband routers, Gigabit switches, wireless LAN, and NAS (Network Attached Storage) appliances.

With a talented, resourceful infrastructure and design capability, from Motherboard, VGA, Desktop Platform, to Communication and Server, Gigabyte Technology has developed a full-scale product network, not only creating the ideal platform for the world of Internet connectivity but also resulting in new concepts in most all aspects of our lives. In the coming information appliance age, Gigabyte Technology is users’ premier companion to brighten people’s mind-scope and future life.

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