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Gigabyte GA-G41M-Combo


$60.00 Released January, 2007

Product Shot 1 The Pros:Combination of memory formats allows the use of older parts from old computers. Gigabit Ethernet connection works without additional configuration. Available PCI-E x16 slot for graphics card expansion.

The Cons:Overclocking not directly supported by the BIOS. No built-in HDMI support through onboard video. Audio support is basic, not high quality.

The Gigabyte GA-G41M-Combo is an entry-level, micro-ATX motherboard that uses the Intel G41 chipset and supports common 45nm Intel CPUs including Core 2, Pentium, and Celeron. As a specialty combo board, the GA-G41M-Combo supports both dual-channel DDR2 and DDR3, though populating both memory modules simultaneously is not supported.

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Featured is base-level integrated graphics w/VGA connectivity, base-level audio (5.1-channel max), Gigabit LAN, and USB(8) / eSATA(4) port support. The board is essentially either for novice builders trying to learn, or a user just wanting to replace—but not upgrade—his current system.

Features

  • Micro ATX Form Factor
  • LGA 775 Socket
  • Intel Core 2 Duo, Quad, Extreme
  • Intel Pentium
  • Intel Celeron
  • Intel G41 NorthBridge
  • Intel ICH7 South Bridge
  • Two DDR3 Slots (4GB Total)
  • Two DDR2 slots (8GB Total)
  • Intel G41 Integrated Graphics
  • D-Sub Connectivity
  • 2/4/5.1-Channel Audio
  • S/PDIF In/Out
  • Gigabit LAN
  • PCI Express x16 (1)
  • PCI Express x1 (1)
  • PCI (2)
  • SATA 3Gb/s (4)
  • USB 2.0 (8)
  • Windows Vista/XP

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Pros
  • 2

    combination of memory formats allows the use of older parts from old computers

  • 2

    gigabit Ethernet connection works without additional configuration

  • 2

    available PCI-E x16 slot for graphics card expansion

  • 2

    large number of USB ports available natively

Cons
  • 2

    overclocking not directly supported by the BIOS

  • 1

    no built-in HDMI support through onboard video

  • 0

    audio support is basic, not high quality

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alvin torres
alvin torres: #gigabyte_ga_g41m_combo does the g41 built in 1gb video card? i have four this motherboad g41, maybe you can help me with my problem. when i turn on the cpu its has green light, but when i connect to the monitor theirs no video or screen appearing. but the small light indicate from the unit ist working, does the whole g41 motherboard got problem or a chips for vga that built in? hope you can reply me, thanks Jul 10, 11
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mtf1
mtf1: #gigabyte_ga_g41m_combo Is it possible to plug 2 slot gfx card to this mother board please? Feb 3, 11
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