GA-G31M-ES2C (rev. 1.x)

other version:  rev. 2.3 rev. 2.x
Intel®  G31 Chipset
  • Supports Intel® Core™ 2 multi-core and 45nm processors with FSB 1600 (O.C.)
  • Integrated Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 3100 (Intel GMA 3100)
  • Dual Channel DDR2 1066(O.C.) for remarkable system performance
  • Features high speed 10/100 Ethernet connection
  • Integrated High Definition Audio
  • Solid capacitors design in CPU VRM
  • Revolution energy saving design with Easy Energy Saver technology
  • DualBIOS support for multiple protection
  1. LGA775
  2. Intel® Core™ 2 Extreme/ Intel® Core™ 2 Quad/ Intel® Core™ 2 Duo/ Intel Pentium Extreme Edition/ Intel® Pentium D/ Intel® Pentium 4 Extreme Edition/ Intel® Pentium 4/ Intel® Celeron
  3. L2 cache varies with CPU
Chipset North Bridge:
  1. Intel® G31 Express Chipset
South Bridge:
  1. Intel® ICH7
Front Side Bus
  1. 1600 (O.C.)/1333/1066/800 MHz FSB
  1. Dual channel memory architecture
  2. 2 x 1.8V DDR2 DIMM sockets supporting up to 4 GB
  3. DDR2 1066(OC)/800/667
  1. Realtek ALC883 codec
  2. 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel (To configure 7.1-channel audio, you need connect with the port of HD Audio standard via front panel and enable the multi-channel audio feature through the audio driver)
  1. RTL 8102E chip (10/100 Mbit)
Expansion Slots
  1. 1 x PCI Express x16
  2. 1 x PCI Express x1
  3. 2 x PCI
Internal I/O Connectors
  1. 1 x front audio header
  2. 4 x SATA 3Gb/s
  3. 1 x FDD
  4. 2 x USB 2.0/1.1
  5. 1 x CD in
  6. 1 x 24-pin ATX power connector
  7. 1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
  8. 1 x SPDIF out
  9. 1 x CPU fan connector
  10. 1 x system fan connector
  11. 1 x front panel connector
  12. 1 x power LED connector
  13. 1 x IDE
  14. 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
Back Panel Connectors
  1. 1 x D-Sub
  2. 1 x COM
  3. 1 x RJ45 LAN
  4. 1 x LPT
  5. PS/2 (Keyboard/Mouse)
  6. 3 x audio jacks (Line In/Line Out/MIC)
  7. 4 x USB 2.0/1.1
I/O Controller
  1. iTE IT8718
H/W Monitoring
  1. CPU/System fan speed detect
  2. CPU fan speed control
  3. CPU temperature detection
  4. CPU/System fan failure warning
  5. System voltage detection
  6. CPU overheating warning
  1. PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, SM BIOS 2.4, ACPI 1.0b
  2. 2 x 4 Mbit flash ROM
  3. Award BIOS
Unique Features
  1. Virtual Dual BIOS
  2. Q-Flash™
  3. Download Center
  4. Xpress™ Install
  5. Xpress™ Recovery 2
  6. Supports EasyTune
  7. @BIOS™
  8. Support for Easy Energy Saver
Bundle Software
  1. Norton Internet Security (OEM version)
Operating System
  1. Support for Microsoft® Windows 7/Vista/XP
Form Factor
  1. microATX
  2. 244mm x 194mm
  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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