Gigabyte Logo – Gigabyte Technology is a company manufacturer of hardware based in Taiwan, best known for its motherboards. Founded in 1986, with the main customers some of the major manufacturers of computers custom as Alienware and Falcon Northwest, is publicly funded and is on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (2376.TW). Gigabyte is considered a manufacturer of motherboards or class motherboards (based on units sold) with Micro-Star International (MSI), Elitegroup Computer Sytems (ECS) and Asus.
Besides the design and manufacture of motherboards that support processors AMD and Intel, the company also manufactures video cards built of GPUs from ATI Technologies and NVIDIA. It also produces PC full, laptop drives, optical storage, monitors, LCD, keyboard, mouse, ventilation components, mobile phones and accessories high end devices to the network system, power supplies and a line of barebones ATX. Gigabyte was the first company in the world to manufacture a switched power source controlled by software, ODIN GT Series.
Gigabyte uses a special system for naming their motherboards, for example, the GA-P35-DS3R, the prefix GA, simply denotes that it is manufactured by Gigabyte. The central segment indicates that type of chip used, in this case an Intel P35. While the suffix has shown that the motherboard features.