Equipped with the high performance Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X3000 integrated graphics core, the GA-965G-DS3 provides mainstream users with advanced multimedia performance, greater gaming capabilities as well as a complete set of tuning facilities to ensure the highest level of graphics performance. The GA-965G-DS3 also features Intel Clear Video Technology, delivering remarkable 3D graphics performance, enhanced video playback and support for 1080p High-Definition Video for a vibrant, High-Definition home theater experience.
With DirectX 9.0c, Shader model 3.0 and OpenGL 1.5 capabilities, the GA-965G-DS3 supports the latest operating systems including Microsoft Windows Vista without the need for purchasing an additional graphics card. For those wanting to upgrade their graphics and gaming performance, the GA-965G-DS3 also features additional PCI Express x16 connectivity.
Leveraging Intel's Fast Memory Access (FMA) technology integrated into the G965 Express chipset with support for high performance DDR2 800MHz memory modules, the GA-965G-DS3 delivers lightening-quick system memory access for exceptional overall system performance. Additionally, the GA-965G-DS3 offers leading edge connectivity with support for the latest generation of SATA 3.0Gb/s devices, optimized Gigabit LAN connectivity and support for 8-channel Intel High Definition Audio.
To ensure a longer lifespan for systems in daily operation while boosting system stability under extreme conditions, the GIGABYTE Durability Enhanced platform adopts cutting-edge Conductive Polymer Aluminum Solid Capacitors from the world's leading vendors. This "newest value-added" feature is a design innovation only from GIGABYTE.
The Speed feature of GA-965G-DS3 delivers outstanding performance and over-clocking ability to the desktop platform. This feature provides intelligent over-clocking with a wide range of frequency tuning for CPU/Memory/PCI-E bus speed and over-voltage with flexible voltage setting for CPU/ Memory/ PCI-E/Chipset. In addition, the GA-965G-DS3 features a complete range of performance tuning tools, such as C.I.A.2, BIOS Setting Recovery, and the latest Easy Tune5 from GIGABYTE.
GIGABYTE Smart features make driver management much easier and user friendly with GIGABYTE proprietary software including Download Center, @BIOS, Q-Flash, Xpress Install, Boot menu, and Smart Fan. BIOS.
Safe is a key feature of GA-965G-DS3 motherboards with the following elements: excellent hardware design, reinforced BIOS protection through GIGABYTE Virtual Dual BIOS Technology and GIGABYTE BIOS Setting Recovery Technology. Unique system software such as Xpress Recovery 2, PC Health Monitor, HDD S.M.A.R.T., and C.O.M. further strengthen the stability and reliability of your PC!
GA-965G-DS3 Main Specification
1. Supports Intel Core2 Extreme / Core2 Duo / Intel Pentium D processors
2. Intel G965 Express Chipset / Intel ICH8
3. High performance DDR2 800 memory support
4. Industry's first All-Solid capacitor motherboard design
5. Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X3000 (Intel GMA X3000)
6. Features PCI Express x16 for outstanding graphic performance
7. Integrated new generation SATA 3Gb/s interface
8. Optimized Gigabit LAN connectivity
9. 8-channel Intel High Definition Audio