GA-8I945PL-G (rev. )

Intel®  945PL Chipset
GA-8I945PL-G, the latest GIGABYTE i-DNA (Intelligent Dual Nano Architecture) series motherboards featuring new Intel® 945PL Express chipset. Jam-packed with the industry's most advanced performance and security technologies.
The GA-8I945PL-G provides a broad range of peripheral connections by offering high speed Serial ATA for connection of storage devices, and USB 2.0 for high-speed data transfer. The GA-8I945PL-G also offers multimedia advancements through PCI-Express for outstanding graphics output, doubling that of the current AGP8X interface. For improved networking, Gigabit LAN provides LAN connection at a blazing fast network connection speed of up to 1,000 Mbps. Along with top-notch hardware is the addition of the GIGABYTE Shieldware. Shieldware includes 8 unique software feature elements that are easy to use and focused on making computing both simple and straightforward.
  • Supports Intel® Pentium® D Processor
  • Dual Channel DDR2 533 for advanced system performance
  • Experience revolutionary graphics with the PCI-Express x16 interface
  • Features SATA 3Gb/s interface
  • Integrated high-speed Gigabit Ethernet connection
  • 8-Channel High Definition Audio
  1. LGA775
  2. Intel® Pentium® D
  3. Intel® Pentium® 4
  4. 800 / 533MHz FSB
Chipset North Bridge:
  1. Intel® 945PL Express
South Bridge:
  1. Intel® ICH7
  2. GigaRAID ITE8212 IDE RAID
  3. Broadcom 5789 Gigabit Ethernet
  4. Realtek ALC882 audio codec
  1. 4 x DDRII DIMM slots up to 2GB
  2. Supports dual channel DDRII 533 / 400 DIMM
  3. Supports 1.8V DDRII DIMM
Expansion Slots
  1. 1 x PCI Express x16
  2. 2 x PCI Express x1
  3. 3 x PCI
Internal I/O Connectors
  1. 1 x FDD
  2. 3 x cooling fan pin headers
  3. 1 x COM
  4. 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 (supports 4 ports)
  5. 1 x UDMA ATA 100/66/33
  6. 2 x UDMA ATA 133/100/66 (for HDDs only)
  7. 4 x SATA II 3Gb/s
Back Panel Connectors
  1. 1 x RJ45 LAN
  2. 2 x USB 2.0/1.1
  3. 1 x LPT
  4. PS/2 (Keyboard/Mouse)
  5. 6 x audio ports (Line In / Line Out / MIC In / Surround Speaker Out(Rear Speaker Out) / Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out / Side Speaker Out)
  6. 1 x SPDIF out (coaxial)
  7. 1 x SPDIF out (optical)
Form Factor
  1. ATX, 305mm x 220mm
  1. Due to different Linux support condition provided by chipset vendors, please download Linux driver from chipset vendors' website or 3rd party website
  2. Due to most hardware/software vendors no longer offer support for Win9X/ME. If some vendors still has Win9X/ME drivers available, we will publish on website.
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* Advertised performance is based on maximum theoretical interface values from respective Chipset vendors or organization who defined the interface specification. Actual performance may vary by system configuration.
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* Due to standard PC architecture, a certain amount of memory is reserved for system usage and therefore the actual memory size is less than the stated amount.