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Gigabyte EX38-DS4 Review

Makaveli    -   February 19, 2008
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Specifications:

 

CPU
  1. Support for an Intel® Core™ 2 Extreme processor/ Intel® Core™ 2 Quad processor/ Intel® Core™ 2 Duo processor/ Intel® Pentium processor Extreme Edition/ Intel® Pentium D processor/ Intel® Pentium 4 processor Extreme Edition/ Intel® Pentium 4 processor in the LGA 775 package
  2. L2 cache varies with CPU
  3. Support 1600/1333/1066/800 MHz FSB
Chipset
  1. Northbridge: Intel® X38 Express Chipset
  2. Southbridge: Intel® ICH9R
  3. T.I IEEE 1394 Controller
  4. Realtek 8111B chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)
  5. 8 Channels ALC889A Audio controller
Memory
  1. 4 x 1.8V DDR2 DIMM sockets supporting up to 8 GB of system memory
  2. Dual channel memory architecture
  3. Support for DDR2 1200/1066/800/667MHz, ECC, non ECC memory modules.
Expansion Slots
  1. 2 x PCI Express x16 slots supporting ATI CrossFire™ technology
    (The PCI Express x16 slots conform to PCI Express 2.0 standard.)
  2. 3 x PCI Express x1 slots
  3. 2 x PCI slots
Form Factor
ATX form factor, 305 x 244mm
Internal I/O Connectors
  1. 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
  2. 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
  3. 1 x 4-pin PCIe 12V power connector
  4. 1 x floppy disk drive connector
  5. 1 x IDE connector
  6. 6 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors
  7. 1 x CPU fan header
  8. 2 x system fan headers
  9. 1 x power fan header
  10. 1 x North Bridge fan header
  11. 1 x front panel header
  12. 1 x front panel audio header
  13. 1 x CD In connector
  14. 1 x S/PDIF In header
  15. 1 x S/PDIF Out header
  16. 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
  17. 1 x IEEE 1394a headers
  18. 1 x parallel port header
  19. 1 x Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header
  20. 1 x serial port header
  21. 1 x power LED header
  22. 1 x chassis intrusion header
Back Panel Connectors
  1. 1 x PS/2 keyboard port
  2. 1 x PS/2 mouse port
  3. 1 x coaxial S/PDIF Out connector
  4. 1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector
  5. 8 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
  6. 2 x IEEE 1394a ports
  7. 1 x RJ-45 port
  8. 6 x audio jacks (Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out/Rear Speaker Out/Side Speaker Out/Line In/Line Out/Microphone)
BIOS
  1. 2 x 8 Mbit flash
  2. Use of licensed AWARD BIOS
  3. Support for Dual BIOSTM
  4. PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, SM BIOS 2.3, ACPI 1.0b
Unique Features
  1. Ultra Durable 2 Motherboard
  2. All Japanese manufactured solid capacitors
  3. Over-clocking Enhanced
  4. Support for @BIOS
  5. Support for Download Center
  6. Support for Q-Flash
  7. Support for EasyTune 5 Pro
  8. Support for Xpress Install
  9. Support for Xpress Recovery2

-All information gathered from Gigabyte's site: http://www.gigabyte.us/Products/Motherboard/Products_Spec.aspx?ClassValue=Motherboard&ProductID=2630&ProductName=GA-X38-DS4




  1. Introduction & Closer Look
  2. Closer Look (The Motherboard)
  3. Closer Look (Motherboard Continued)
  4. Closer Look (Bundled Accessories)
  5. Closer Look (The BIOS)
  6. Closer Look (The BIOS Continued)
  7. Closer Look (Dynamic Energy Saver)
  8. Configuration (Drivers & Programs)
  9. Specifications
  10. Testing (Setup, Overclocking)
  11. Testing: Apophysis, WinRAR
  12. Testing: SPECview 10, PCMark Vantage
  13. Testing: Sandra XII
  14. Testing: Sciencemark, HDTune, Cinebench
  15. Testing: Crysis
  16. Testing: Knights of The Sea
  17. Testing: BioShock
  18. Testing: Call of Duty 4
  19. Testing: World In Conflict
  20. Testing: Call of Juarez
  21. Testing: Company of Heroes Opposing Fronts
  22. Testing: 3DMark06
  23. Testing: Dynamic Energy Saver
  24. Conclusion
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