GA-P31-S3G (rev. 1.0)

Intel®  P31 Chipset
The GA-P31-S3G is GIGABYTE high performance platform based on the new Intel P31 chipset plus support for the latest multi-core processors up to FSB 1600MHz, including the upcoming 45nm platform.
  • Supports Intel® Core™ 2 multi-core and 45nm processors with FSB 1600 (O.C.)
  • Dual Channel DDR2 1066(O.C.) for remarkable system performance
  • Ultimate graphics performance with PCI-E x16 interface
  • Integrated SATA 3Gb/s
  • Features high speed Gigabit Ethernet
  • Integrated high quality 6-channel audio with S/P-DIF OUT function
  • Solid capacitors design in CPU VRM
  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® P31 Express Chipset
South Bridge:
  1. Intel® ICH7
  2. RTL 8111B (10/100/1000 Mbit)
  3. Realtek ALC662 Audio Codec
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
Expansion Slots
  1. 1 x PCI Express x16
  2. 3 x PCI Express x1
  3. 3 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 COM
  2. 1 x RJ45 LAN
  3. 1 x LPT
  4. PS/2 (Keyboard/Mouse)
  5. 3 x audio jacks (Line In/Line Out/MIC)
  6. 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 2.3, ACPI 1.0b
  2. 4 Mbit flash ROM
  3. Award BIOS
Unique Features
  1. Virtual Dual BIOS
  2. Support for Microsoft®Windows®Vista/XP/2000
  3. Q-Flash™
  4. Download Center
  5. Xpress™ Install
  6. Xpress™ Recovery 2
  7. Supports EasyTune
  8. @BIOS™
Bundle Software
  1. Norton Internet Security (OEM version)
Form Factor
  1. ATX
  2. 305mm 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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* 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.