GA-8N-SLI Royal, the latest GIGABYTE i-DNA (Intelligent Dual Nano Architecture) series motherboards featuring new NVIDIA® nForce 4 SLI Intel Edition chipset. Jam-packed with the industry's most advanced performance and security technologies, the new flagship motherboard from GIGABYTE is set to 'WOW' PC gamers and enthusiasts with its unrivalled feature set and capabilities.
GA-8N-SLI Royal synergized Performance DNA with Security DNA into fundamental intelligence technologies for the digital lifestyle. As such, i-DNA motherboards target not only PC gamers and enthusiasts who push their systems to the limit, but also normal PC users who are looking for a solid future-ready system for their home and office computing needs.
NVIDIA nForce4 SLI Intel Edition Chipset
The new NVIDIA nForce4 SLI Intel Edition chipset with Hyper-Threading Technology delivers significant performance gains with variety of new generation architectures including dual-channel DDR2 main memory, PCI-Express interface, NVIDIA MediaArmor technology for improving storage reliability and performance.
LGA 775 Intel® Pentium® D Processor
With new 90nm technology, the world's most advanced chip-making process, it delivers significant gains in performance through the combination of lower-power transistors, strained silicon, high-speed copper interconnects and a new low-k dielectric material. With 1066FSB allows larger bandwidth for data processing up to 8.5GB/s.
64bit Ready with Intel® EM64T
Join the 64-bit computing era with Intel® Extended Memory 64 Technology. 64-bit operating systems allow twice the amount of data access than 32-bit operating systems, thus enhancing system productivity and memory responsiveness. Additionally, Intel® Extended Memory 64 Technology allows the processor to run in legacy mode to ensure that it remains fully compatible with today's existing 32-bit applications and operating systems.
For more information about Intel® EM64T please refer to http://www.intel.com/technology/64bitextensions/index.htm
NVIDIA SLI Multi-GPU support
NVIDIA nForce4 SLI offer blistering graphics performance with the ability to bridge two NVIDIA SLI-ready PCI Express graphics cards! The SLI design takes advantage of the increased bandwidth of the PCI Express bus architecture, features hardware and software innovations within NVIDIA GPU (graphics processing unit) and the NVIDIA nForce4 chipset. Together, the NVIDIA SLI technologies work seamlessly to allow two graphics cards to operate in parallel and share the work and deliver heart-pounding PC performance. NVIDIA SLI is the best solution for driving Multi GPU system performance to experience earth-shattering game play.
Dual Channel DDR2 667
The new DDR2 main memory architecture delivers maximum bandwidth of 10.6 GB/s in dual channel mode, providing highest performance for high memory resource demand applications.
GIGABYTE Patented Technology Universal-Plus Dual Power System (U-Plus D.P.S.)
U-Plus D.P.S. is a revolutionary eight-phase power circuit designed to withstand varying electrical current levels, ensuring future processor upgrades.
SATA at 3Gb/s with RAID 5
The SATA specification doubles bus bandwidth from 1.5Gb/s to 3Gb/s. Native Command Queuing is a new specification that enables out-of-order execution of commands for efficient retrieval of data. Hot Plug support allows users to insert and remove hard disk drives without shutting off power to the system.
NVIDIA ActiveArmor powered Firewall/ Norton Internet Security (NIS)
The combination of NV Firewall & Norton Internet Security delivers complete solution for system security in the thriving networking environment. This overall package provides the solid protection against hackers, viruses, and privacy infringements without scarifying system performance. Utilizing ActiveArmor hardware engine, the NVIDIA firewall fully protects the system from intruders while delivers the highest system performance.
Dual Gigabit LAN connectivity
Dual Gigabit LAN provides simultaneous WAN and LAN connection at a blazing fast network connection speed of up to 1,000 Mbps for both network types.
IEEE 1394b Firewire Interface
Connect your digital audio/video appliances such as digital video camcorders, storage peripherals, MP3 players and more. With new IEEE 1394b interface that features data transferring speed of up to 800Mbps, 2x faster than previous IEEE 1394a interface.
Experiences the 3D surround sound through the 8-channel audio solution. The advanced feature fulfills the requirements for a variety of audio applications, such as MP3 or Audio CD playback, DVD movies and gaming thus delivering ideal platform for multimedia solution.
PCI Express Interface
Revolutionary PCI Express interface provides scalable bandwidth for multi-purpose usage. PCI-E x16 interface delivers the utmost graphics experience, PCI-E x1interface delivers twice the bandwidth of PCI interface up to 250MB/s for new generation I/O peripheral devices.
GIGABYTE Patent DualBIOS
DualBIOS prevents BIOS from virus attacks or firmware damage and provides a double security to the system that assures the PC stability.
A solid pack of unique software features focused on performing important system essentials with speed and ease. Find out what these great features can do for your system!
1. LGA775 Intel® Pentium® D / Pentium® 4 processor
2. Supports 1066/800/533MHz FSB
1. Northbridge: NVIDIA nForce4 SLI Intel® Edition
2. Southbridge: NVIDIA MCP04
3. Promise PDC20779 storage controller
4. T.I. IEEE1394b controller
5. Marvell 88E8053 Gigabit Ethernet controller
6. Marvell 88E8111 Gigabit LAN PHY chip
7. Realtek ALC850 AC'97 Audio Codec
1. Type: Dual channel DDR2 533/ 667 -240pin
2. Max capacity: Up to 4GB by 4 DIMM slots
Internal I/O Connectors
1. 6 x Serial ATA connector (Bandwidth 3.0Gb/s)
2. 3 x UDMA ATA 133/100/66 Bus Master IDE connectors
3. 1 x FDD connector
4. 3 x USB 2.0/1.1 connectors (supports 6 ports)
5. 2 x IEEE 1394b connectors (supports 3 ports)
6. 3 x cooling fan pin headers
7. 1 x S/P-DIF input pin header
8. CD in
1. 2 x PCIe X 16 slot, supports two PCI-Express interface Graphics cards with SLI mode
2. 2 x PCIe X 1 slots
3. 2 x PCI slots (PCI 2.3 compliant)
4. 1 x DPS slot
Rear Panel I/O
1. 4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
2. 2 x RJ45 ports
3. Audio (4 x Line-out/ 1 x Line-in/ 1 x MIC) connector
4. Coaxial S/PDIF output
5. Optical fiber S/PDIF output
6. PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse
7. 1 x COM port
8. 1 x LPT
1. ATX form factor
2. 30.5 x 24.4 cm
1. System health status auto-detect and report by BIOS
2. Hardware detecting and reporting for case open, CPU voltage, and fan speed
1. 2 X 4M bit flash ROM, Award BIOS
1. NVIDIA SLI multi-GPU support
2. U-Plus D.P.S. (Universal-Plus Dual Power System)
3. Bluetooth function
4. Support NVIDIA Firewall
5. Norton Internet Security
6. XpressTM Installation
7. XpressTM Recovery
8. C.I.A. 2 (CPU Intelligent Accelerator 2)
9. M.I.B. 2 (Memory Intelligent Booster 2)
10. EasyTune 5
11. M.I.T. (Motherboard Intelligent Tweaker)
12. S.O.S. (System Overclock Saver)
13. Download Center