abit Announces the I-G31 Motherboard “Scalability & Performance for Everyday Computing” Today, abit launches the latest Multimedia Platform motherboard, the I-G31. With the Intel○R G31 chipset, the abit I-G31 supports Intel○R Core™ 2 Extreme/Quad/Duo & Pentium® Dual-Core processors. With Intel’s integrated Graphics Media Accelerator (Intel○R GMA 3100), the abit I-G31 not only offers advanced Clear Video Technology but also supports DirectX 9.0, Shader Model 2.0 and OpenGL 1.4. The abit I-G31 is compatible with next generation 45nm processors allowing for up to 1333FSB. To easily build a comfortable and powerful entertainment platform, the I-G31 offers an on-board D-SUB port and 5.1 CH HD audio codec. Moreover, with abit engineered features such as the abit EQ, you have a built-in hardware control center, automatically informing you in case abnormalities should occur. Intel GMA3100 on-board Graphic 3D enhancements enable greater flexibility and scalability and improved realism with support for Microsoft DirectX* 9.0c, Shader Model 2.0 and OpenGL 1.4. abit EQ Technology The abit EQ is a self-diagnostic system that protects PC hardware by monitoring voltages, CPU & system fans speed, and CPU/system temperature. With the new generation abit EQ interface, you are going to have a yet more user-friendly experience. abit I-G31 CPU Support LGA775 Socket for Intel® Core 2 Extreme/ Quad/ Duo & Pentium® Dual-Core & Pentium® D & Celeron® Dual-Core & Celeron® processors System Bus 1333/1066/800MHz FSB Chipset Intel G31/ICH7 Expansion Slots 1 x PCI-Ex16, 1 XPCI-Ex1, 2x PCI LAN On board Gigabit LAN Memory 4 X 240-pin DIMM sockets support max. memory capacity 4GB Dual channel DDR2 800/667 SATA 4 X SATA 3Gb/s through Intel ICH7 Audio 5.1-Channel HD RoHS 100% lead-free process and RoHS compliant abit engineered™ abit EQ Technology http://www.abit.com.tw/page/en/moth...hp?DEFTITLE=Y&fMTYPE=LGA775&pMODEL_NAME=I-G31 About abit abit motherboards are an established favorite among PC novices and enthusiasts alike. Our unique approach to hardware design puts the user in the driver’s seat, delivering features that give users the flexibility to tweak and tune their systems to their satisfaction, while at the same time, ensuring complete stability. abit engineers – computer enthusiasts with a love for technology – develop innovation after innovation, squeezing every ounce of performance possible out of available technologies. This excellence in engineering, combined with the industry’s highest standards of quality, reliability, and stability, allows abit to deliver BulletProof Technology to the end user. From SoftMenu™ jumperless BIOS technology to µGuru™ interactive system management, our engineers use their technical know-how and passion for hardware to consistently develop products that not only meet the needs of even the most demanding PC enthusiast, but raise the bar by which PC hardware is judged. For more information, visit www.abit.com.tw.