Gigabyte launches three AMD 690 chipset based motherboards

Posted on Tuesday, Apr 03 2007 @ 19:55 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Gigabyte presented three new motherboards for Socket AM2 processors. The GA-MA69VM-S2 motherboard is based on the AMD 690V chipset while the GA-MA69GM-S2H and GA-MA69G-S3H motherboards are based on the 690G chipset.

All three mainboards are Windows Vista certified and they have HDMI support.

Here's a look at the specifications:



Model

GA-MA69VM-S2

GA-MA69GM-S2H*

GA-MA69G-S3H

Chipset

AMD 690V

AMD 690G

AMD 690G

Form Factor

Micro ATX

Micro ATX

ATX

Front Side Bus (FSB)

2000 MT/s

2000 MT/s

2000 MT/s

Memory

Dual Channel DDR2 800 (4 DIMM)

Dual Channel DDR2 800 (4 DIMM)

Dual Channel DDR2 800 (4 DIMM)

Integrated Graphics

ATI Radeon X1200

ATI Radeon X1250

ATI Radeon X1250

PCI-E x16, PCI-E x1

1, 1

1, 1

1, 3

PCI

2

2

2

SATA 3Gb/s

4

4

4

PATA

Yes (1)

Yes (1)

Yes (1)

RAID

0, 1, 0+1

0, 1, 0+1

0, 1, 0+1, 5

LAN

10/100/1000

10/100/1000

10/100/1000

IEEE 1394a

N/A

Yes

Yes

HDMI

N/A

Yes

Yes

Audio

8-Channel HD Audio

8-Channel HD Audio

8-Channel HD Audio

MS Vista Premium Certified

Yes

Yes

Yes

ATI CrossFire Ready

N/A

N/A

Yes

GIGABYTE Unique Feature

Virtual Dual BIOS

Virtual Dual BIOS

Virtual Dual BIOS



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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.



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