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GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™ 4 Classic

GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™ 4 Classic motherboards embrace a range of exclusive features that guarantee DIY PC builders the absolute best protection for their PC, with built-in features that prevent common malfunction threats users encounter on a day-to-day basis.



Humidity Protection

There is nothing more harmful to the longevity of your PC than moisture, and most parts of the world experience moisture in the air as humidity at some point during the year. GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 4 Classic motherboards have been designed to make sure that humidity is never an issue, incorporating a new Glass Fabric PCB technology that repels moisture caused by humid and damp conditions.

Glass Fabric PCB technology uses a new PCB material which reduces the amount of space between the fiber weave, making it much more difficult for moisture to penetrate compared to traditional motherboard PCBs. This offers much better protection from short circuit and system malfunction caused by humid and damp conditions.

Short Circuit Protection

New Glass Fabric PCB
Traditional Glass Fabric PCB





Electrostatic Protection

All GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 4 Classic motherboards use high quality IC microchips that are rated with higher electro-static discharge (ESD) resistance than traditional IC implementations. GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 4 Classic motherboards use ICs with up to 3 times the ESD resistance levels compared to traditional ICs. This helps to better protect the motherboard and its components against potential damage caused by static electricity.

  High ESD Resistance ICs
  Traditional ESD Resistance ICs
Enhanced USB Port Protection





Power Failure Protection

If your home experiences a sudden power outage for any reason, GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 4 motherboards are equipped to ensure that you won’t be dealing with a fatal malfunction. All GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 4 Classic motherboards use patented DualBIOS™ technology to provide fail safe protection for the BIOS on your motherboard, automatically refreshing your BIOS from a back up version in the case of a critical power outage.

BIOS Recovery

GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™ 4 Classic motherboards also feature special anti-surge ICs that protect your motherboard, and your PC from any surge in power delivery that may occur, helping to ensure that your PC is equipped to deal with any potentially irregular and inconsistent power delivery.

Surge Protection Level*
Anti-Surge IC
Without Anti-Surge IC
* Anti-Surge ICs may vary by model





High Temperature Protection

GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 4 Classic motherboards feature specially selected components that make your PC capable of higher temperatures in more extreme conditions, while at the same time preventing your PC from overheating. Using all solid capacitors for the GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 4 Classic range both reduces overall board temperatures while making the motherboard more robust at higher temperatures. The choice of Lower RDS(on) MOSFETs also helps to reduce operating temperatures significantly compared to traditional MOSFET solutions. These component technologies combine to guarantee enhanced longevity and stability for your PC.

Cap Comparison
MOSFET Comparison*
All Solid Cap Design
Traditional Cap Design
50,000 hr. of work time is calculated at 85°C temperature.
Lower RDS(on) MOSFET Design
Traditional MOSFET Design
Lower RDS(on) MOSFET design may vary by model

Lower RDS(on) MOSFET Design (CPU Power Zone)
Traditional MOSFET Design (CPU Power Zone)
A MOSFET is a switch that allows or disallows electric current to pass through an electronic circuit.



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