GIGABYTE Launches World’s First Dual-Port Thunderbolt 7-series Motherboards
GIGABYTE Technology Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, today announced the latest GIGABYTE 7 series motherboards. It is the very first to offer fully certified dual onboard Thunderbolt ports.
Capable of connecting up to 12 devices plus 3 digital displays simultaneously, with great data transfer speeds that can transfer 1TB of data in only five minutes, GIGABYTE Thunderbolt motherboards offer the fastest connection interface on the desktop PC.
GIGABYTE Thunderbolt motherboards are the first to be certified by Intel featuring dual Thunderbolt ports directly on the motherboard back panel I/O, with each Thunderbolt port supporting a maximum data transfer speeds with simultaneous bi-directional data transfer at speeds of up to 10Gbps – this means you can transfer a full HD 1080p movie in under 30 seconds.
[quote]“It’s easy to see how our unique dual port Thunderbolt implementation simply offers more,” commented Henry Kao, Vice President of GIGABYTE Motherboard Business Unit. “We’re the only motherboard vendor currently offering DIY PC builders the absolute maximum in terms of device connectivity,” he added. [/quote]
[quote]”Thunderbolt technology represents a leap in performance and simplicity for media creators and entertainment enthusiasts,” says Jason Ziller, Intel Corp. ‘s director of Thunderbolt marketing. “We are pleased to be working with GIGABYTE as they bring the first dual Thunderbolt port motherboard to market. It s a great example of what Thunderbolt makes possible.”[/quote]
The first batch of Thunderbolt equipped motherboards include the Z77X-UP5 TH, Z77X-UP4 TH and Z77MX-D3H TH.
The Z77X-UP5 TH is priced at Rs 17,999/-.