965PLT-A Intel® Core™2 Quad Motherboard Offers Amazing Performance
Windows® Vista™ Premium ready solution drives Quad-Core Revolution
Taipei, Taiwan, February 16, 2007 – Elitegroup Computer Systems, Inc. (ECS), the world's leading computer hardware and notebook manufacturer, is releasing the 965PLT-A socket LGA775 ATX motherboard supporting Intel® Core™2 Quad and Intel® Core™2 Duo processors. Powered by the latest generation 946GZ chipset and ICH7 controller, the 965PLT-A features a 1066 FSB, outstanding integrated graphics with the Intel® GMA 3000 graphics core and two PCI Express x16 slots (x16, x4) with ECS's E.D.G.I (Enhanced Digital Graphics Interface) for flexible digital output. This motherboard comes ready to support the Windows® Vista™ Premium OS and deliver maximum multitasking performance to a range of performance users.
Quad-core performance, for everyone
The 965PLT-A motherboard brings the power of Intel's latest Core 2 Quad/ Core 2 Duo processors to mainstream users and others that want exhilarating PC performance without the high price tag. The efficient Intel architecture delivers the same Intel Core 2 Quad multitasking performance as top of the line solutions for multimedia and application use, allowing users to complete tasks faster than ever. Gaming and multimedia applications come to life with better visuals and realism as tasks can be distributed across four complete execution cores and run in parallel.
Integrated Intel GMA 3000 graphics
The 965PLT-A's integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3000 (Intel GMA 3000) graphics core is simply one of the most powerful on-chip solutions available. It supports Microsoft DirectX 9.0c and Shader Model 3.0 to deliver surprisingly strong out of box performance for multimedia and some gaming. In addition, for more intense graphics support, the 965PLT-A motherboard has two PCIe x16 slots supporting ECS E.D.G.I. technology for added flexibility of digital multi-display output as well as future upgrade.
High Definition Audio supported
The 965PLT-A motherboard supports 6-channel high definition audio output to deliver premium digital sound and advanced features such as multiple audio streams and jack sensing. This gives the 965PLT-A the capability to be the heart of a great digital entertainment system for a complete multimedia experience.
Windows Vista Premium ready
With support for up to 4GB of dual-channel DDR2 667 memory, the 965PLT-A motherboard is ready to support the latest Windows Vista Premium operating system. The Intel® ICH7 south bridge provides unparalleled data throughput for up to four SATAII 3 Gb/s hard disk drives as well as IDE and SPDIF audio support. The 965PLT-A additionally supports Hyper-Threading technology, Gigabit LAN, and eight USB 2.0 ports.
The 965PLT-A motherboard is one of the most powerful but cost effective Core 2 Quad solutions that provides this amazing performance to a wide range of users. For more information on the new 965PLT-A motherboard, contact your local ECS sales agent today.
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