Gigabyte to release GA-X48-DS5

"An X48 based motherboard with DDR-1200 support"

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Gigabyte to introduce DDR2-1200 supporting Intel X48 board GA-X48-DS5
 
We are now starting to see the introduction of more X48 based boards from various manufacturers. Gigabyte's GA-X48-DS5 will provide DDR2-1200 support for those who still want to wait for further DDR3 price cuts.
 
Gigabyte GA-X48-DS5 is the board for serious overclockers and enthusiasts. This board supports the newest 45nm CPU from Intel. In addition to supporting 1600MHz FSB and DDR2-1200, it supports the ATi CrossFire X with Dual PCIe 2.0 x16 interfaces. The GA-X48-DS5 also delivers the latest edition Dynamic Energy Saver, providing extensive power savings with one simple click. The board also feature the award winning Durable 2 desin which provides additional power savings, ultra cooling and extended system stability for the hardcore PC gamers.

On board you will find the Silent pipe design covering the chipset and CPU power MOSFET, reducing CPU zone temperatures. You also get the best audio experience with Realtek ALC889A codec and DTS connect features 106GB S/N radtio. There is also a dynamic LED display located to see monitor power usage. The Dimms also support DDR2-1200 which gives it an additional speed. The board also incorporate a 2 phase for X48 North bridge chipset power and 2 phase for memory power to ensure extreme overclocking stability and cooler working temperature.

Other features include external eSATA ports, Dual BIOS Plus for duplicated BIOS in hard disk.
 
GA-X48-DS5
 
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