Gigabyte 8 series motherboard supports the Intel Core processor, bringing together a unique blend of features and technologies that offer the absolute ultimate platform for your next PC build. From high current capable digital power delivery, performance-enhancing caching technologies, exclusive high-end audio features, advanced networking and device charging, gold plated hardware connectors and of course, killer good looks, Gigabyte 8 series motherboard is in a class of its own.
Gigabyte Ultra Durable 5 Plus
Gigabyte Ultra Durable 5 Plus debuts on Gigabyte 8 series motherboard, with a range of features and component choices that provide record-breaking performance, cool and efficient operation and extended motherboard lifespan.
Gigabyte motherboard features heatsink designs that offer uncompromisingly efficient cooling on key areas of the motherboard including the PWM area and chipset (PCH). Gigabyte 8 series motherboard offers both passive, active and water cooling support of the crucial PWM area so even the most aggressive and extreme configurations will be kept well within optimal thermal parameters.
Gigabyte Ultra Durable 5 Plus motherboard uses industry-leading PWM controllers and PowIRstage ICs and from International Recifier. These components are 100% digital, offering incredible precision in delivering power to your Intel processor. Designed from the ground up to complement each other, these industry-leading PWM controllers and PowIRstage ICs from IR are optimized for cool and efficient operation, allowing users to get the absolute maximum performance from their next PC build.
Gigabyte motherboard features Gigabyte DualBIOS, an exclusive technology from Gigabyte that protects arguably one of your PC's most crucial components, the BIOS. Gigabyte DualBIOS means that your motherboard has both a 'Main BIOS' and a 'Backup BIOS', making users protected from BIOS failure due to virus attack, hardware malfunction, improper O.C. settings or power failure during the update process.
Gigabyte Exclusive Ultra Durable technologies
Gigabyte 8 series motherboard integrates the absolute best quality solid state capacitors that are rated to perform at maximum efficiency for extended periods, even in extreme performance configurations. This provides peace of mind for end users who want to push their system hard, yet demand absolute reliability and stability. With ultra-low ESR no matter how high the CPU loading, these exclusive capacitors also come in customized jet black, exclusively on Gigabyte 8 series motherboard.
High ESD protection for USB and LAN
Gigabyte 8 series motherboard raises the bar in terms of protecting your system, providing advanced electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection for both your Ethernet LAN and USB ports, both common sources of ESD-related failures. Each LAN and USB port is paired with a dedicated protection filter that can withstand high electrostatic discharges, protecting your system from common electrical surges and even direct lighting strikes.
Gold plated CPU socket
Gigabyte 8 series motherboard comes equipped with a gold plated CPU socket, which means that enthusiasts can enjoy absolute reliability and longevity for the CPU socket overtime, without having any concerns about corroded pins and bad contacts.
Gigabyte On/Off Charge 2Product Highlights
Gigabyte On/Off Charge technology is revised and upgraded on all Gigabyte 8 series motherboard, with comprehensive and enhanced charging support for a broad range of devices. Users can enjoy fast AC charging over USB on mobile devices, even when the PC is turned off.
- Gigabyte Ultra Durable 5 Plus technology
- All IR digital power design
- Gigabyte UEFI DualBIOS
- Gigabyte On/Off Charge 2 for USB devices
- Dual Intel LAN with high ESD protection
- Heatsink design with 7 onboard fan connectors
- Onboard quick buttons