GA-G41M-ES2L (rev. 1.1)

other version:  rev. 1.0 rev. 1.3 rev. 1.4
Intel®  G41 Chipset
The GA-G41M-ES2L based on the Intel G41 chipset supports the latest Intel 45nm CPUs, creating a powerful multi-media platform which allows users to do more at once. At the heart of the Intel G41 Express chipset is the Intel X4500 graphics media accelerator, which support DX10 and features several unique innovations including more Execution Units for enhanced 3D performance and Intel Clear Video Technology for sharper images and precise color control.
  • Home theater quality 8-channel High Definition Audio
  • Meet European Union ErP(Energy-related Products) requirement
  • Supports 45nm Intel® Core™ 2 multi-core processors with FSB 1333 MHz
  • Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X4500 (DirectX 10)
  • Dual channel DDR2 800 for remarkable system performance
  • Features high speed Gigabit Ethernet
  • Patented DualBIOS with dual hardware BIOS protection
  • Revolution energy saving design with Easy Energy Saver technology
  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® G41
South Bridge:
  1. Intel® ICH7
Front Side Bus
  1. 1333/1066/800 MHz FSB
  1. Dual channel memory architecture
  2. 2 x 1.8V DDR2 DIMM sockets supporting up to 8 GB
  3. DDR2 800/667 MHz
  1. RTL8111C/D(L) chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)
Expansion Slots
  1. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at 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 COM
  6. 1 x CD in
  7. 1 x 24-pin ATX power connector
  8. 1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
  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 SPDIF in/out
  14. 1 x IDE
  15. 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
Back Panel Connectors
  1. 1 x serial port
  2. 1 x D-Sub
  3. 1 x PS/2 mouse port
  4. 1 x PS/2 keyboard port
  5. 1 x RJ45 LAN
  6. 1 x LPT
  7. 3 x audio jacks (Line In/Line Out/MIC)
  8. 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. Supports DualBIOS™
  2. 2 x 8 Mbit flash ROM
  3. PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, SM BIOS 2.4, ACPI 1.0b
  4. Licensed AWARD™ BIOS
Unique Features
  1. Virtual Dual BIOS
  2. Support for Time Repair
  3. Support for Q-Share
  4. Q-Flash™
  5. Download Center
  6. Xpress™ Install
  7. Xpress™ Recovery 2
  8. Supports EasyTune
  9. @BIOS™
  10. Support for Easy Energy Saver
Bundle Software
  1. Norton Internet Security (OEM version)
Operating System
  1. Support for Microsoft® Windows® Vista/XP
Form Factor
  1. microATX
  2. 244mm x 194mm
  1. Most hardware/software vendors may no longer offer drivers to support Win9X/ME/2000/XP. If drivers are available from the vendors, we will update them on the GIGABYTE website.
  2. Due to different Linux support condition provided by chipset vendors, please download Linux driver from chipset vendors' website or 3rd party 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.