Plata Gigabyte GA-GC230D with Intel Atom 230 on board
June 28, 2008, 11:57 am
On the Net has information that on the territory of Japan and South Korea have already been on sale a new motherboard GA-GC230D from Gigabyte, initially staffed by established 45-nm technology Intel Atom Processor 230 with frequency 1, 6 GHz frequency and 533 MHz system bus. Reportedly, this platform is implemented in the form-factor Mini-ITX with dimensions of 170 x 170 mm, based on a set of chips Intel 945GC ICH7 and is equipped with an integrated graphics chipset in the nucleus of Intel GMA950. New equipped with an active air cooling system to the processor, as well as two copper radiators responsible for lowering the temperature of the north and south bridges. In addition, it should be noted that the decision is made on proprietary technology Gigabyte Ultra Durable 2 Technology, makes use of MOP-transistors with a small and low thermal resistance when open, drosseley with ferrite cores and high-quality capacitors with a solid electrolyte. The product has in its arsenal a 240 - pin DIMM-slot to accommodate up to 2 GB of DDR2 memory with the frequency of 533/400 MHz, one slot PCI, two port SATA2, Ethernet-controller, as well as supporting Ads 5. 1-channel audio HD Audio. Price Gigabyte GA-GC230D is $ 125.