GIGABYTE Unveils Revolutionary Innovations at COMPUTEX 2013
Extends Lead in Computing and Gaming Arenas with Superior Technologies and Cutting-edge Products
2013/06/03   
Taipei, Taiwan – June 3rd, 2013 – GIGABYTE, a global renowned IT brand, today participated COMPUTEX 2013 with the latest GIGABYTE innovations, providing users a wide range of digital experiences. As a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, GIGABYTE introduced its 8 series motherboards, new G1-Killer gaming motherboards with AMP-UP Audio technology and WINDFORCE 3X 2 SLOT 450W Cooling System to offer ultimate gaming experiences. Also showcased were P35K, a 15.6” Ultrablade Gaming Laptop and U21M, a Convertible Laptop with 11.6” touchscreen, promptly responding to consumer needs of slim yet powerful mobile devices. Furthermore, GIGABYTE’s award-winning peripheral product Aivia Neon, which brilliantly combines the functionality of a wireless mouse and a presenter, was released to amaze individuals needing an all-in-one accessory on the go. As a global brand which always delights consumers with marvelous products, GIGABYTE will be holding experience events at COMPUTEX, inviting all visitors to touch and experience its Best of the Best products.

Motherboard
GIGABYTE today launched its latest 8 Series motherboards supporting 4th generation Intel® Core™ processors and based on Intel® 8 Series chipsets. With over 30 models at launch, GIGABYTE 8 series motherboards push the envelope in terms of features including Ultra Durable™ 5 Plus, a completely redesigned UEFI BIOS interface, GIGABYTE App Center with revamped EasyTune hardware tweaking software and killer good looks, just to name a few. GIGABYTE also introduced 2 new G1-Killer gaming motherboards, the G1.Sniper 5 and G1.Sniper M5, featuring GIGABYTE AMP-UP Audio and 2 new overclocking motherboards the Z87X-OC and Z87X-OC Force
 
GIGABYTE also unveiled its new Mini-ITX F2A85XN-WiFi motherboard, supporting FM2 AMD A-Series/Athlon-Series APUs, including the recently launched A-Series “Richland” APUs. With onboard Dual-Band WiFi/ Bluetooth 4.0 module, this miniature powerhouse is able to support AMD Wireless Display (AWD), allowing for wireless connectivity to wall mounted HDTVs.


Graphics Card
As a leader in VGA innovations, GIGABYTE today introduced the innovative WINDFORCE 3X 2 SLOT 450W Cooling System during COMPUTEX 2013. To qualify for the "Super Cool!” thermal design as always, GIGABYTE once again brings the patented WINDFORCE into a new milestone. Slim but even more powerful! The latest WINDFORCE fan is equipped with metal cover and “Dark Blue” PCB. It is adapted with GIGABYTE patented “Triangle Cool” technology and features six pure copper heat pipes. The latest WINDFORCE guarantees the capability of heat dissipation up to 450 watt. The cooling performance is 21% significantly better than stock fan! WINDFORCE 3X 450W cooling system not only provides an effective heat dissipation capacity, but also gains a higher performance with lower GPU temperature through the GPU Boost 2.0 technology.

Laptop
Designed for powerful performance, ease of use and unlimited functionality, GIGABYTE announced a full range of mobile devices including Ultrablade Gaming Laptops, UltrabookTM, Convertible Laptops and Detachable Tablet PadbookTM. The 15.6” P35K Ultrablade Gaming Laptop with the latest 4th generation Intel® Core™ i7 Processor is designed for true mobility. Just 21mm thin and weighing ~2.2kgs, packed with a powerful GTX 765M gaming graphics card, P35K is geared for gamers and 3D designers alike. U21M – at 20mm thin, weighing just 1.49kgs and a 180° swivel 11.6” touchscreen, fitting a high-speed 256GB mSATA SSD and a large 1TB 2.5” HDD into its super slim body, the U21M is calibrated to perform better. The Convertible Laptop U21M is an excellent choice for users looking for both the power of a laptop with the touch capability of a tablet.

Desktop PC
GIGABYTE released the new BRIX ultra compact PC kit that combines an incredibly small and sleek form factor chassis design with a choice of high-performance Intel® Core™ processors. BRIX is ideal for compact HTPC builds, as a standard desktop in the home or office, or in commercial applications such as digital signage. GIGABYTE also showed GB-AF21TS, its latest 21.5” All-in-One PC based on Thin Mini-ITX. By combining the future 4th generation Intel® Core™ processors with Intel® 8 series chipset with a stylish monitor-like design, and a splendid edge-to-edge Windows 8 ready touchscreen secured by a glass frame, it will never have been so easy to build a powerful and beautiful AIO.

PC Peripheral
GIGABYTE brought several stunning peripheral products at COMPUTEX 2013, including Aivia Neon Touch-charge Air Presenter Mouse, Aivia Uranium Wireless Gaming Mouse with GHOST Macro Station, FLY Lightweight On-Ear Headset, S3000 USB 3.0 Extraordinary Power Speakers and Diamond series Power Banks. Aivia Neon which wins the 2013 reddot design award with the design concept of “Less is More” is regarded as the best mate for business users. It brilliantly combines the functionality of a wireless mouse with the versatility of a wireless presenter and provides a quick and intuitive way for recharging—simply attach to the USB nano-receiver. GIGABYTE also empowered all gamers with the new generation of gaming gear, Aivia Uranium Wireless Gaming Mouse and GHOST Macro Station. GIGABYTE exclusively removes the onboard memory from mouse to the receiver, thus named as “GHOST Macro Station”. GHOST Macro Station supports dynamic status display and gamers can re-assign macro hotkeys in-gaming without jumping out of the game.


PC Component
SUMO OMEGA is GIGABYTE’s latest gaming rig to hit the high street. The SUMO OMEGA comes with hidden dust filters on the side and front panel to ensure no dust entering the gaming chassis, protecting gamers top quality components from premature wear and tear. The gigantic 20cm side panel fan and five 12cm fans strategically placed in the interior of the case provide crucial air ventilation to keep the chassis nice and cool during even the most intense gaming moments. GIGABYTE also introduced Sumo Platinum 1000W/650W/450W which are certified respectively as 80 Plus Platinum. The PSUs use high-quality Japanese made capacitors and can make up to 92% use of the AC electricity.

Server
GIGABYTE has on display its latest server products, which includes single socket Server & Workstation Motherboards based on future Intel® Xeon® Processor E3-1200 V3 product family, dual socket motherboards based on the Intel Xeon processor E5-2600, and GS-A22C0 as a Hardware Rampart for Critical Network Applications. As the era of virtualization keeps unfolding, GIGABYTE also introduced its new GC-MLBZB 10GbE add-on card which is designed according to the Open Compute Project guidance. Based on Broadcom’s BCM57811 dual-port 10GbE controller, GC-MLBZB helps enterprise users to deploy 10GbE network connectivity across their critical applications in a time and cost saving manner.


To find out more about GIGABYTE’s showcased products and innovations, please visit us at Booth no. D0002, Taipei World Trade Center Hall 1 from June 4th – 8th.
 
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