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Taipei, Taiwan, 21 July 2004 – First International Computer, Inc (FIC), a world leader in the production of motherboards for over 20 years is proud to announce the introduction of two new motherboards based on the Intel® 915G Express Chipset. These motherboards take advantage of the latest architecture, innovative technologies, and high bandwith interfaces to enable the convergence of digital entertainment, as well as enhance bandwith-intensive consumer applications such as high end audio, video editing, and intensive gaming.
Corporate and consumer users, as well as digital convergence enablers will all benefit from the high performance processing and stability offered by these new motherboards. Intel® Stable Image Technology simplifies software image management and eliminates the need for IT driver changes and redeployment for approximately 12 months from the launch, drastically reducing training and support costs. In addition, the reason two unique boards are available is to take advantage of flexible memory support with either dual channel DDR2 533/DDR2 400 or DDR400/DDR333 SDRAM memory.
Both motherboards feature the new Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 900 (Intel® GMA 900), which utilizes an innovative graphics core and redesigned 3D engine. This new graphics core combined with Intel’s high performance dual-channel memory interface and can deliver up to twice the graphics performance of previous Intel® platforms.
„FIC is excited to introduce the new P4M-915GD1 and P4M-915GD2 motherboards,“ said Alex Mei, Global Marketing Manager, First International Computer, Inc. „these highly scalable solutions meet a broad range of corporate and digital convergence computing needs, and with the new GMA 900 users are going to enjoy an intense and realistic graphics experience without requiring a costly add in graphics card, but for those seeking the ultimate graphics performance there is the option to utilize the contemporary PCI Express technology.“
About the P4M-915GD1: The P4M-915GD1 performance motherboard is based on the new Intel® 915G Express chipset and is an excellent solution for both corporate and consumer customers seeking 800MHz FSB support and optimized high performance with the latest Intel® Pentium 4 processors with Hyper-Threading Technology. Rich in features this motherboard comes equipped with 4 Dual-Channel DDR 400/333; up to 4GB, 1PCI-E x16, 3PCI, 4SATA support RAID 0, 1, embedded Realtek 10/100/1000 LAN, 8 channel Audio Codec & Intel® High Definition Audio, 1394×2, USB 2.0×8, and comes in a convenient microATX form factor, making it the ideal solution for SI’s, OEM’s, and consumers looking for a perfect motherboard for their next mini-desktop.
About the P4M-915GD2: The P4M-915GD2 based on the high performance Intel® 915G Express chipset is the ultimate high end desktop solution and harnesses the latest architecture to deliver the preeminent Intel Pentium 4 with Hyper-Threading computing experience. This motherboard boasts 4 Dual-Channel DDR2 533/400; up to 4GB, 1PCI-E x16, 1 PCI-E x1, 2PCI, 4SATA support RAID 0, 1, embedded Intel® 10/100/1000 LAN, 8 channel Audio Codec & Intel® High Definition Audio, 1394×2, USB 2.0×8, and comes in a convenient microATX form factor, making it the ultimate motherboard for digital entertainment convergence solutions. There are simply no sacrifices that need to be made with this all accommodating ultra-feature rich product.