The Gigabyte GA-M55SLI-S4 is a full featured SLI motherboard at an affordable price. You get support for processors using AMD’s Socket AM2: Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64 FX, and Athlon 64. Four DIMM slots support up to 16GB of memory in 64 operating systems. You get plenty of expandability with 2 PCI-E x16, 3 PCI-E x1 and 2 PCI slots. Also included on board are up to 10 USB 2.0 ports, 3 FireWire ports, 8 channel audio and gigabit LAN.
This is a great, full-featured, value-driven motherboard for anyone looking for a basic build.
- NVIDIA nForce4 SLI ChipsetThe NVIDIA nForce4 SLI chipset delivers significant performance gains with a variety of next-generation technologies including NVIDIA SLI, dual-channel DDR2, HD Audio and NVIDIA MediaArmor technology.
- AMD LIVE! ReadyDeveloped for full-featured consumer multimedia desktop and notebook PCs, AMD LIVE! seamlessly connects, stores, distributes, accesses and enables digital media content in multiple rooms throughout the home and even on the go!
- Ultimate Gaming Performance with NVIDIA SLI TechnologyNVIDIA SLI (Scalable Link Interface) takes advantage of the increased bandwidth of the PCI Express bus architecture and features intelligent hardware and software enabling a pair of GPUs to deliver earth-shattering, scalable graphics power, approaching twice the performance in certain applications.
- Speed"Speed"-compliant GIGABYTE S-series motherboards provide extensive over-clocking and over-voltage settings through both the BIOS and an intelligent software interface for user-friendly operation.
- SmartGIGABYTE S-series motherboards provide GIGABYTE proprietary “Smart” software such as Download Center, @BIOS, Q-Flash, Xpress Install, Boot menu, and Smart Fan. BIOS as well as driver updates and management become much easier and user friendly with GIGABYTE Smart features!
- Safe"Safe" is a key feature of the GIGABYTE S-series motherboards with the following elements: Excellent hardware 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 Corporate Online Manager (C.O.M.) further strengthen the stability and reliability of your PC!