Gigabyte thin mini-ITX motherboards
Gigabyte thin-mini-ITX motherboards are the ideal platform for today's all-in-one, small form factor and slim profile PCs. Offering a full featured PC experience in a minimal device footprint, Gigabyte thin-mini-ITX motherboards are 43% thinner than traditional Mini-ITX designs. Complying with the latest Thin Mini-ITX guidelines, GIGABYTE Thin Mini-ITX motherboards offer additional flexibility making them suited to broad range of innovative PC designs.
Wide range voltage input
Offering additional flexibility for system DC voltage input, Gigabyte thin mini-ITX motherboards offer a broad voltage range of 12 V to 19 V, eliminating compatibility issues with many traditional IPC designs.
PCI Express x4 expansion slot
Gigabyte thin mini-ITX motherboards are equipped with a x4 PCI Express expansion slot providing up to 25 W of power and easy integration of TV tuner, video capture or RAID cards with a compatible riser card.
Intel Smart Connect technology
Intel Smart Connect technology means that your email, favorite apps, and social networks are continually and automatically updated even when the system is asleep. No more waiting for the latest world news or friends' updates to be delivered - just press the 'on' button and you're up-to-date and ready to go.
Onboard mSATA support
Gigabyte 7 series motherboards feature an onboard mSATA slot allowing users to easily take advantage of advanced SSD-based technologies like Intel smart response and Intel rapid start. Mounting an affordable, low capacity mSATA SSD directly onto your motherboard can enhance your PC's performance with better overall desktop responsiveness, faster boot times and faster system resume from 'Suspend to Disk' and 'Standby' modes.
SuperSpeed USB 3.0
Gigabyte motherboards boast SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology made possible through an additional onboard host controller. With superfast transfer rates of up to 5 Gbps, users are able to experience a theoretical 10x improvement over USB 2.0. Additionally, backwards compatibility with USB 2.0 assures users of long term use of their legacy USB 2.0 devices.
Better visual experience
Microsoft DirectX 11 provides eye-popping 3D visuals found for today's PC games and is designed to be more efficient, leverage the power of today's multi-core processors, and provide support for sophisticated shading and texturing techniques such as tessellation.