GIGABYTE Unveils Latest AMD AM2+ Platform Motherboard - MA78G-DS3H

April 25, 2008 | 14:14

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GIGABYTE UNITED INC., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards is proud to extend their line up of AMD 780G based motherboards to include the brand new ATX form factor, the GIGABYTE GA-MA78G-DS3H. Like the award-winning GA-MA78GM-S2H, which has received high marks with many of the world’s top media reviewers, the GA-MA78G-DS3H features the AMD 780G chipset, the first DirectX® 10 IGP (Integrated Graphics Processor) solution for the AM2+ platform, providing the ultimate in UMA graphics performance.

Based on the AMD 780G chipset, the GIGABYTE GA-MA78G-DS3H offers outstanding future CPU headroom with support for AM2 Athlon™ processors as well as the latest AM2+ Phenom™ processors with ultra low latency, high bandwidth Hyper Transport 3.0 (5200MT/s) technology.

At the heart of the GIGABYTE GA-MA78G-DS3H lies the ATI Radeon® HD 3200 graphics core, featuring support for DirectX® 10, Shader Model 4.0 and OpenGL2.0. With unmatched IGP overclocking ability, the GIGABYTE GA-MA78G-DS3H is able to boost the GPU frequency up to 950MHz, delivering unprecedented UMA graphics performance with a 3DMARK06 score of 2000 or higher.

The AMD 780G meets the HDCP specification for output protection management and security specifications of the latest Blu-Ray™ media format. Featuring Support for ATI UVD™ (Universal Video Decoder) technology and ATI Avivo™ technology, the GIGABYTE GA-MA78G-DS3H provides spectacular picture clarity at resolution up to Full HD 1080P for incredibly fine image quality and smooth playback. High-Definition multimedia support is carried throughout the Radeon® HD 3200 outputs, which include not only D-Sub and DVI, but also HDMI to support numerous monitors.

The GIGABYTE GA-MA78G-DS3H also provides an additional PCI-E 2.0 x16 graphics interface and a PCI-E2.0 x4 expansion slot to support the ground breaking ATI Hybrid Graphics technology, allowing users to combine the power of their integrated ATI Radeon® HD 3200 graphics core by adding an additional discrete graphics card, for enhanced 3D gaming performance, productivity and power efficiency.

Supported ATI Hybrid Graphics Technologies

ATI Hybrid CrossFireX™

Both integrated and discrete graphics simultaneously work together to boost 3D graphics performance up to 70%, unleashing faster frame rates to take gaming to a whole new level (with ATI Radeon® HD 2400 and 3400 series VGA cards).

ATI SurroundVIew™

Provides support for 4 or more monitors with the addition of a discrete graphics card, allowing users to maximize their productivity.

ATI PowerPlay™

Smart power management that that enables power saving profiles to help reduce power consumption when the graphics processor is idle or in minimal use for reduced system temperatures and fan noise.

The GIGABYTE GA-MA78G-DS3H is equipped with the built-in high-definition 7.1 + 2 channel Realtek ALC889A audio chip, whose 106dB signal-to-noise ratio significantly reduces noise during signal transmission. The GA-MA78G-DS3H gives you an incredible home theater entertainment experience.

The GIGABYTE GA-MA78G-DS3H also features the highest quality components including a Solid Capacitor design for the CPU VRM, providing ultimate system stability and reliability.


GIGABYTE UNITED INC., established in December 2006, is assuming the GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd. Brand, which for the past 20 years has been a world-renowned leader in the motherboard industry. Continuing to focus on its core businesses of GIGABYTE branded motherboards and graphics cards, GIGABYTE UNITED INC. is committed to providing our valued customers with the highest quality products and services featuring the industry’s most innovative design.

In order to meet the challenges of today’s intensely competitive channel market, GIGABYTE UNITED INC. fully utilizes its key assets including its cutting-edge research and development team as well as its professional sales and marketing resources to continue to develop technologies to fit a complete range of digital life solutions. Now and for the future, GIGABYTE UNITED INC. will continue to embody the unique spirit and culture, which has made GIGABYTE one of the foremost brands in the industry.
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