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Gigabyte GA-P35C-DS3R ATX LGA775 Conroe P35 DDR2/DDR3 1PCI-E16 SATA RAID Sound GBLAN Motherboard

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Shipping Weight: 5 lbs

SKU #:(11830BD4526)

Mft. Part #: GA-P35C-DS3R

Specifications
Quick Specs:
Maximum Memory 8 GB
Processor Supported Core 2 Extreme Core 2 Quad Core 2 Duo Pentium Extreme Edition Pentium 4 Celeron D Celeron Pentium 4 (Extreme Edition)
Total Processor Supported 1
Controller Type Floppy Controller Serial ATA/300 Ultra ATA/133 (ATA-7)
Processor Socket Socket T LGA-775
Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM DDR2 SDRAM
Processor Technology Hyper-Threading Technology
Width 12"
Depth 9.6"
Front Side Bus 533 MHz 800 MHz 1066 MHz 1333 MHz
Chipset Manufacturer Intel
Chipset Model P35 Express
Number of Memory Slots 6
Number of PCI Slots 3
Audio Channels 7.1
Gigabit Ethernet Yes
Number of IDE Interfaces 1
Number of SATA Interfaces 8
Number of Total Expansion Slots 7
Number of PCI Express x16 Slots 1
Network (RJ-45) Yes
Total Number of USB Ports 4
Total Number of Onboard USB Ports 4
Total Number of PCI Express Slots 4

Customer Reviews

Reviewed by cw2010031036 at @ 11:14 AM Dec 03, 2007

Gigabyte routinely scores highly in product reviews, and for good reason; they have some of the finest engineering talent on the planet. This transition board features support for (slow) DDR3 and the coming 45 nm Intel processors, so it will be possible to keep it on the cutting edge longer than competitors designs. The DDR3 support is nice, but it's questionable as to whether the higher latency of DDR3 can be offset by the higher bus speeds. Currently, it can not; but that is changing.

The board ships as a revision 2.0 design; but the photos on the Direct Canada website show the earlier Revision 1.0 board. One of the differences is that the Rev 2 board has no supplied Com A or LPT printer ports; the pinouts are on the motherboard, but you must supply and install your own cable interface. On the plus side, you get 8 USB 2.0 ports on the rear instead of a Com A and LPT port - and there are more USB pinouts on the board, as well, for possible case plugin support.

Hard core technical information has always been hard to obtain from the Gigabyte website; they sorta try, but you can tell their heart really isn't into translating technical documents. This is not a flaw limited to Gigabyte; it plagues most motherboard manufacturers.

The bottom line is that the P35C-DS3R is a superbly engineered board, but you may have to take guidance from the many enthusiast forums out there in getting the most out of it; and if you're still using a parallel port printer (like my HP Laserjet 4P) or using a COM A port for anything (like my flight simulator controller) you'll need to find an insert with the appropriate ports, and connect it to the pinouts on the motherboard yourself.

December 3, 2007 - Charlie Worton

Reviewed by ML2010011475 at @ 12:40 PM Nov 06, 2007

Fast, keeps my CPU cool and looks great! Also Its future proof (43nm and DDR3)

Reviewed by HC2010017822 at @ 11:07 AM Jul 16, 2007

generally, it's a good board, it's beautiful and fast. But the bios option M.I.T. is weak, not as strong as other brand. If you don't overclock it, then don't worry about it.

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