CPU Supports Intel® Core™ 2 Extreme dual-core / Core™ 2 Duo / Pentium® D / Pentium® 4 / Celeron® D processors
Supports 1066/800/533MHz FSB
* GA-945GCMX-S2 (rev. 6.6) is able to boot with Intel® Core™2 Duo supporting FSB 1333MHz (OC).
Chipset Northbridge: Intel® 945GC Express Chipset
Southbridge: Intel® ICH7
Realtek 8110SC Gigabit Ethernet controller
Realtek ALC888 audio codec

Memory 2 DDR II DIMM memory slots (supports up to 4GB memory)
Supports 1.8V DDR II DIMM
Supports dual channel DDR II 667/533 DIMM
* Due to standard PC architecture, a certain amount of memory is reserved for system usage and therefore the actual memory size is less than the stated amount.
Internal I/O Connectors 1 24-pin ATX power connector
1 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
1 floppy connector
1 IDE connector
4 SATA 3Gb/s connectors
1 CPU fan connector
1 system fan connector
1 front panel connector
1 front audio connector
1 CD In connector
1 SPDIF In/Out connector
2 USB 2.0/1.1 connectors for additional 4 ports by cables
1 COMB connector
1 Chassis Intrusion connector
1 power LED connector

Expansion Slots 1 PCI Express x 16 slot
1 PCI Express x 4 slot
2 PCI slots

Back Panel Connectors 1 PS/2 keyboard port
1 PS/2 mouse port
1 parallel port
1 serial port
1 VGA port
4 USB 2.0/1.1 ports
1 RJ-45 port
6 audio jacks (Line In / Line Out / MIC In/Surround Speaker Out (Rear Speaker Out)/Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out/Side Speaker Out)

H/W Monitoring System voltage detection
CPU temperature detection
CPU / System fan speed detection
CPU warning temperature
CPU / System fan failure warning
CPU smart fan control

BIOS 1 4 Mbit flash ROM
Use of licensed AWARD BIOS
PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, SM BIOS 2.3, ACPI 1.0b

Form Factor Micro ATX
22.0 cm x 24.4 cm

Other Features Supports @BIOS
Supports Download Center
Supports Q-Flash
Supports EasyTune Center
Supports Xpress Install
Supports Xpress Recovery2
Supports Virtual Dual BIOS (Xpress BIOS Rescue)

Remark Due to different Linux support condition provided by chipset vendors, please download Linux driver from chipset vendors’ website or 3rd party website.
Most hardware/software vendors no longer offer support for Win9X/ME. If drivers are available from the vendors, we will update them on the GIGABYTE website.


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