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Acer America Corp. is a computer manufacturer of business and consumer PCs, notebooks, ultrabooks, projectors, servers, and storage products.


333 West San Carlos Street
San Jose, California 95110
United States


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January 6, 2015 |

GIGABYTE Launches X99-SOC Champion Motherboard and 5th Gen Intel Core Processor-Based BRIX Compact PC

GIGABYTE X99 SOC Champion and new BRIX with graphics upgrade debut at CES 2015 in Las Vegas.

GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY has launched two new products at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, the GIGABYTE X99-SOC Champion motherboard as well as a new GIGABYTE BRIX compact PC built around the new 5th Gen Intel Core processors.

The new GIGABYTE X99-SOC Champion motherboard features the†latest Intel X99 chipset, support for Intel’s Core i7 Extreme Edition (LGA 2011-v3 socket) processors, and the latest DDR4 memory support. Additionally, the DIMM design of the motherboard is engineered for the most extreme memory overclocking. SMT mounted for improved signal quality and located closer to the CPU socket, the DIMM’s shorter trace path enables the DDR4 memory to communicate faster with the CPU, allowing the overclocker to reach never achieved before DDR4 memory frequencies.

The X99-SOC Champion also sports an all digital CPU power design from International Rectifier, which includes both 4th Generation digital PWM Controllers and 3rd Generation PowIRstage controllers. The motherboard offers a Turbo M.2 port for 20 Gb/s of transfer speed on M.2 devices, and a SATA Express connector brings 10Gb/s transfer rates needed for faster NAND flash technologies in cutting edge SSDs. It also features a PCI Express design that utilizes 100% of all 40 lanes from the CPU when in a 4-Way or 3-Way graphics configuration.

In addition to the X99-SOC Champion motherboard, GIGABYTE also introduced its updated BRIX and BRIX s compact PCs, now available with the new Intel 5th Generation Core processors. Designed to fit in the palm of your had, the BRIX is a mini PC with the new 14nm processors featuring the latest HD 5500 Graphics from Intel. The new BRIX and BRIX s are configured with different 5th Gen Intel Core processors ranging from the 2.1GHz dual-core i3-5010U, the 2.2GHz dual-core i5-5200U, or the 2.4GHz dual-core i7-5500U. The compact PCs also include dual display video output via HDMI and mini DisplayPort (including native 4K display), wireless connectivity via the included Intel IEEE 802.11ac Dual Band Wi-Fi/Bluetooth 4.0 module, and VESA bracket for discreet display and wall mounting, as well as 4 x USB 3.0 ports.

The Core i7 version of the GIGABYTE BRIX and BRIX s are equipped with NFC technology that can be paired with NFC devices. Up to eight profiles allow users to set any number of commands to be executed.

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