GA-GC230D (rev. 1.0)

Intel®  945GC Chipset
GIGABYTE GA-GC230D integrated the latest Intel 45nm Atom 230 processor provides an easy-to-use flexibility and cost effective platform. The new architecture of Atom 230 enable the lowest power consumption and smallest form factor for thin client and fundamental use. Enhanced with all solid capacitors design, GA-GC230D brings small yet powerful and stable platform.
  • Supports 45nm Intel Atom 230 Processor
  • Integrated Intel® Graphic Media Accelerator 950
  • Integrated SATA 3Gb/s
  • High speed 10/100 LAN connectivity
  • Integrated High Definition Audio
  • All-Solid capacitors design
  • Mini size for flexible use
  1. 512K L2 cache
  2. Built in with an Intel® Atom™ 230 CPU (1.6GHz)
Chipset North Bridge:
  1. Intel® 945GC Express
South Bridge:
  1. Intel® ICH7
  2. Realtek ALC662 Audio Codec
Front Side Bus
  1. 533 MHz FSB
  1. 1 x 1.8V DDR2 DIMM socket supporting up to 2 GB of system memory
  2. Supports DDR2 533 / 400 MHz
  1. Realtek 8101E (10/100 Mbit)
Expansion Slots
  1. 1 x PCI
Internal I/O Connectors
  1. 1 x front audio header
  2. 2 x USB 2.0/1.1
  3. 1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
  4. 1 x 20-pin ATX power connector
  5. 1 x CPU fan connector
  6. 1 x system fan connector
  7. 1 x front panel connector
  8. 1 x power LED connector
  9. 1 x IDE
  10. 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
  11. 2 x SATA 3Gb/s
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 fan speed control
  2. CPU/North Bridge/System fan speed detection
  3. CPU temperature detection
  4. System voltage detection
  1. PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, SM BIOS 2.4, ACPI 1.0b
  2. 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™
Bundle Software
  1. Norton Internet Security (OEM version)
Operating System
  1. Support for Microsoft® Windows® XP
Form Factor
  1. Mini-ITX Form Factor; 17.0cm x 17.0cm
  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.