Gigabyte's S series of motherboards are designed to be speedy, smart and safe. The GA-M61P-S3 AM2 motherboard has all that and more. You can use the EasyTune 5 and the Motherboard Intelligent Tweaker to overclock and overvoltage the various subsystems and the Robust Graphics Booster to tweak video performance in the BIOS. And if there's a problem you can use the BIOS setting recovery feature or the Virtual DualBIOS to get you back to where you started.
Keeping your system drivers up to date is as important as choosing the right equipment in the first place. You’ve chosen well, and Gigabyte will help you keep it current with @BIOS/Q-Flash that provides automatic updates from the internet and built in flash utility. The download center and express install keep your drivers current.
The board is also AMD Live! ready so when used with a 64-bit dual core processor it turns your system into a multimedia powerhouse. Use one core to watch movies and the other to stream music into another room. Ready for Windows Vista, this board can take you well into the 64-bit future!
NVIDIA GeForce 6100 GPU and nForce 430 MCP Microsoft DirectX 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 and NVIDIA’s advanced PureVideo technology allow the integrated NVIDIA GeForce 6100 GPU to deliver ultra-realistic effects and unmatched multimedia functionality for incredible PC gaming and multimedia experiences. The NVIDIA nForce 430 MCP also provides SATA 3Gb/s ports with RAID support as well as Gigabit Ethernet support.
PCI Express x16 Graphics Interface The latest PCI Express x16 graphics interface delivers over 3.5 times the bandwidth of AGP 8X to support the latest high-performance graphics cards.
SATA 3Gb/s with RAID Support The revolutionary Serial ATA interface provides scalable performance for storage devices. SATA technology enables easy-to-install, high-performance and low-power hard drives. Four 3Gb/s SATA ports support RAID 0, 1, 0+1 and RAID 5 for better performance and data security.
Gigabit Ethernet Connectivity The GIGABYTE GA-M61P-S3 features a fast Gigabit network interface for high-speed LAN connections at up to 1000Mbps data transfer rates with advanced security features to ward off malicious attacks. Gigabit LAN is ideal for supercharged seamless streaming of Internet audio and video content.
IEEE 1394a Support IEEE 1394 is a widely used standard of interface between personal computers and digital AV equipment. With IEEE 1394a you can easily connect digital devices such as a digital camcorder to the IEEE 1394a port provided on this motherboard for up to 400Mbps data transfer speeds.
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