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GIGABYTE and Intel Showcase Technology Leadership at Computex 2010 – Announcing Latest Unlocked K-sku CPUs and Unlocked 1500W CPU Power Delivery for Extreme Overclocking Performance

TAIPEI, Taiwan – June 2, 2010 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards and other computing hardware solutions today together with Intel announced several exciting new technologies at the GIGABYTE Computex 2010 Technology Seminar, including the latest unlocked Intel® Core™ i7-875K and i5-655K processors as well as GIGABYTE Unlocked Power, HotKey OC and Cloud OC.

Henry Kao, Vice President of GIGABYTE Motherboard Business Unit welcomed everyone to the GIGABYTE Technology Seminar

“GIGABYTE has had many firsts in the motherboard industry, but we are particularly proud of our accomplishments with USB 3.0 and Unlocked Power,” commented Henry Kao, Vice President of GIGABYTE Motherboard Business. “Not only have we sold more USB 3.0 enabled motherboards than any of our competitors, but we still continue our leadership in this segment by implementing USB 3.0 on a full range of our motherboards, from our flagship GA-X58A-UD9 motherboard, down to the value oriented GA-EP41T-USB3.”

“With our new unlocked K-sku CPUs, we are showing our support for the mainstream enthusiast segment, so they too can enjoy the benefits of overclocking, “ commented Zane Ball, Intel General Manager of the Desktop Platforms Division. “We are thrilled to see the enthusiasm and effort GIGABYTE is putting behind their motherboards for this segment.”

Tim Handley, GIGABYTE Deputy Director of Motherboard Marketing announced several new GIGABYTE Technology innovations, starting with a demonstration showing GIGABYTE’s newest flagship motherboard the GA-X58A-UD9 delivering 1500W of power to the CPU, which is the highest amount of power delivery of any motherboard on the market. Making this possible is the uniquely developed GIGABYTE Unlocked Power technology with an all new 24 phase design, which enables the GIGABYTE GA-X58A-UD9 to provide maximum power delivery for Intel’s latest 1366 socket CPUs including the latest Intel® Core™ i7-980X Extreme Edition (6 core) CPUs, ensuring utmost system stability and overclockability.

Next, GIGABYTE introduced 2 new GIGABYTE overclocking utilities, the first being HotKey OC which allows users to use their keyboard to change the BCLK, CPU multiplier and voltages on the fly, making it easier for overclockers to reach higher performance levels. Also demonstrated was GIGABYTE’s new Cloud OC utility, which is the world’s first Internet-based overclocking tool, allowing users to overclock their systems from any Internet capable device.

To see the GIGABYTE GA-X58A-UD9 provide a record-breaking 1500W of power, please visit the GIGABYTE MoboTV channel on youtube at:

http://www.youtube.com/user/MoboTV2010

Or to go directly to the video, please visit:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YsFG0Pv-7bM

To see a video demo of the GIGABYTE HotKey OC technology, please visit:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QqYsBxKUpb4

To see a video demo of the GIGABYTE Cloud OC technology, please visit:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a15HvZtCHf8

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