-- GIGABYTE Introduces Latest Ultra Durable 3 Motherboard Technology --
-- Copper Cooled Quality for up to 50°C Lower Working Temperature --

City of Industry, CA, September 24th, 2008 – GIGABYTE UNITED INC., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards today is pleased to introduce their revolutionary Ultra Durable 3 technology, the industry’s first consumer desktop motherboard design to feature 2 ounces of copper for both the Power and Ground layers, delivering a dramatically lower system temperature, improved energy efficiency and enhanced stability for overclocking.

GIGABYTE once again leads the motherboard industry for the highest quality, most innovative motherboard design with the launch of their latest Ultra Durable 3 technology. Ultra Durable 3 motherboards are the first consumer desktop motherboards to feature double the amount of copper for the Power and Ground layers of the PCB. Most traditional motherboard designs utilize a single ounce of copper for each layer, whereas GIGABYTE’s ultra Durable 3 motherboards feature 2 ounces per layer.

Benefits of 2 oz Copper design
Doubling the amount of copper provides a more effective thermal cooling solution by delivering a more efficient spreading of heat from critical areas of the motherboard such as the CPU power zone throughout the entire PCB. In fact, GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 3 motherboards are able to deliver up to 50°C cooler working temperatures than traditional motherboards.

In addition, doubling the amount of copper lowers the PCB impedance by 2X. Impedance is a measure of how much the circuit impedes the flow of current. The less the flow of current is impeded, the less amount of energy is wasted. For GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 3 motherboards, this means total PCB electrical waste is reduced by 2X, which also means less heat is generated. 2 ounces of copper also provides improved signal quality, providing better system stability and allowing for greater margins for overclocking.


50,000 Hour Japanese Solid Capacitors
GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 3 motherboards are equipped with solid capacitors developed by leading Japanese manufacturers. With an average lifespan of 50,000 hours, these solid capacitors provide the stability, reliability and longevity essential to meet the power needs of high-end processors and other components running today’s most demanding applications and games.


DDR2 1366+ Native Memory Support
Delivering native support for DDR2 memory up to 1366+MHz, GIGABYTE P45 motherboards featuring Ultra Durable 3 technology allow users to take advantage of higher memory performance with lower power consumption to run even the most memory intensive applications such as high-definition video and 3D visualization with ease.

Quick Boost Technology

GIGABYTE Quick Boost provides 3 levels of CPU performance enhancement; a simple click on the desired level delivers quick and effortless overclocking for novice and experienced users alike. Designed with user-friendliness in mind, GIGABYTE Quick Boost allows CPU performance to optimize automatically according to different hardware combination with hardware profiles test approved by GIGABYTE engineers.


New GIGABYTE Dynamic Energy Saver Advanced

GIGABYTE's Dynamic Energy Saver (DES) has once again proven itself as the industry leading energy