CPU1. Support for an Intel Core 2 Extreme processor/ Intel Core 2 Quad processor/Intel Core 2 Duo processor/ Intel Pentium processor Extreme Edition/Intel Pentium D processor/ Intel Pentium 4 processor Extreme Edition/Intel Pentium 4 processor/ Intel Celeron processor in the LGA 775 package2. L2 cache varies with CPU3. 1600/1333/1066/800 MHz FSB Chipset 1. North Bridge: Intel X48 Chipset2. South Bridge: Intel ICH9R Memory 1. 4 x 1.8V DDR2 DIMM sockets supporting up to 8 GB of system memory2. Dual channel memory architecture3. Support for DDR2 1200/1066/800/667MHz, ECC, non ECC memory modules. Audio 1. Realtek ALC889A codec2. High Definition Audio3. 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel4. Support for DTS (dts NEO:PC)5. Support for S/PDIF In/Out6. Support for CD In LAN 1. Realtek 8111C chip (10/100/1000 Mbit) Expansion Slots 1. 2 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 slots (The PCIE_16_1 slot supports x16; the PCIE_16_2 supports x16.)2. 3 x PCI Express x1 slots (share with the PCIE_16_2 slot)3. 2 x PCI slots Storage InterfaceSouth Bridge:1. 6 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors (SATAII0, SATAII1, SATAII2, SATAII3, SATAII4, SATAII5) supporting up to 6 SATA 3Gb/s devices2. Support for SATA RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10 GIGABYTE SATA2 chip:1. 1 x IDE connector supporting ATA-133/100/66/33 and up to 2 IDE devices2. 2 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors (GSATAIIA, GSATAIIB) supporting up to 2 SATA 3Gb/s devices3. Support for SATA RAID 0, RAID 1, and JBOD iTE IT8718 chip:1. 1 x floppy disk drive connector supporting up to 1 floppy disk drive IEEE 1394 1. T.I. TSB43AB23 chip2. Up to 3 IEEE 1394a ports (2 on the back panel, 1 via the IEEE 1394 bracket connected to the internal IEEE 1394 header) USB 1. Integrated in the South Bridge2. Up to 12 USB 2.0/1.1 ports (8 on the back panel, 4 via the USB brackets connected to the internal USB headers) Internal I/O Connectors 1. 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector2. 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector3. 1 x 4-pin PCIe 12V power connector4. 1 x floppy disk drive connector5. 1 x IDE connector6. 8 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors7. 1 x CPU fan header8. 2 x system fan headers9. 1 x power fan header10. 1 x North Bridge fan header11. 1 x front panel header12. 1 x front panel audio header13. 1 x CD In connector14. 1 x S/PDIF In header15. 1 x S/PDIF Out header16. 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers17. 1 x IEEE 1394a header18. 1 x parallel port header19. 1 x serial port header20. 1 x power LED header21. 1 x chassis intrusion header Back Panel Connectors 1. 1 x PS/2 keyboard port2. 1 x PS/2 mouse port3. 1 x coaxial S/PDIF Out connector4. 1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector5. 8 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports6. 2 x IEEE 1394a ports7. 2 x RJ-45 port8. 6 x audio jacks (Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out/Rear Speaker Out/Side Speaker Out/Line In/Line Out/Microphone) I/O Controller 1. iTE IT8718 chip H/W Monitoring 1. System voltage detection2. CPU/System temperature detection3. CPU/System/Power fan speed detection4. CPU overheating warning5. CPU/System/Power fan fail warning6. CPU fan speed control BIOS 1. Supports QuadBIOS2. 2 x 8 Mbit flash ROM3. Use of licensed AWARD BIOS4. PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, SM BIOS 2.4, ACPI 1.0b. Unique Features 1. Support for Dynamic Energy Saver Advanced2. Support for @BIOS3. Support for Download Center4. Support for Q-Flash5. Support for EasyTune6. Support for Xpress Install7. Support for Xpress Recovery2 Form Factor1. ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 24.4cm It is highly recommended to always use the most recent driver version available.Do not forget to check with our site as often as possible in order to stay updated on the latest drivers, software and games.Try to set a system restore point before installing a device driver. This will help if you installed a wrong driver. Problems can arise when your hardware device is too old or not supported any longer.