EVGA 132-YW-E178-A1 nForce 780i SLI FTW Motherboard

EVGA Updated: 2008-12-13 RSS
EVGA 132-YW-E178-A1 nForce 780i SLI FTW Motherboard

USB 2.0 Support
A standard plug and play interface providing easy-to-use connectivity for USB devices.

NVIDIA Native Gigabit Ethernet
The industry's fastest Gigabit Ethernet performance, eliminates network bottlenecks and improves overall system efficiency and performance.

Third PCI-Express Expansion Slot
Provides future support for 3 GPU applications

PCI Express® 2.0 / 1.1 Support
Allows 500MB a lane or up to 8 GB/s at 16x speeds - allows for full support for new PCI-E 2.0 graphics cards.

Serial ATA - II
Also known as SATA2, features a 3.0 Gbit/s transfer speed, faster than Standard Serial ATA.

Right-Angled SATA Ports
Featured on motherboards, allows for a better layout as well as wire management. Does not interfer with components such as a graphics card.

Solid Capacitors
Offers a longer lifespan, better stability when at high frequencies, can operate at higher temperatures, and no longer runs the risk of exploding.

8 - Phase Power Design
For excellent power-stability, an 8 – Phase Power Design is used.

On-Boad Clear CMOS Button
An onboard clear CMOS button which allows you to easily clear your BIOS without moving a jumper.

On-Board Power Button with Integrated Power Light
An onboard power button for easily powering on or off your system. Also shows a power indication light.

On-Board Reset Button with Integrated HDD Activity Light
An onboard reset button for easily rebooting your system as well as gives current status of your HDD via an activity light.

On-Board Diagnostics LED Readout
Helpful for when diagnosing a problem is needed.

Support for Intel® 45nm Processors
This motherboard supports the latest in Intel 45nm proccessor technology.

2-Way SLI® Support
Feel free to turn up the eye candy and experience the performance of 2 Graphics Cards running together.

3-Way SLI® Support
Experience the amazing performance that only 3 Graphics Cards can deliver, a visual experience that will take you to the next level.

Other Features
NVIDIA StreamThru Data Transport System
Unified Driver Architecture (UDA)
NVIDIA nTune Performance Application
NVIDIA Firewall Technology
NVIDIA nForce Networking
NVIDIA ForceWare Unified Software Environment (USE)


Performance: Based on NVIDIA nForce 780i SLI Chipset chipset;Supports Intel Core 2 Extreme, Intel Core 2 Quad, Intel Core 2 Duo, Pentium EE, and Pentium processors;
533/800/1066/1333Mhz+ Front Side Bus
Memory: 4 x 240-pin DIMM sockets;Dual Channel DDR2;Maximum of 8 Gigs of DDR2 533/667/800/1066MHz+ memory
Expansion Slot: 3 x PCI-E x16, 1 x PCI-E x1, 2 x PCI;2 x 32-bit PCI, support for PCI 2.1
Storage I/O:1 x UltraDMA133;6 x Serial ATA SATAII 300MB/sec with support for RAID 0, RAID1, RAID 0+1, RAID5, JBOD;1 x Floppy disk drive connector
Integrated Peripherals: 7.1 Channel, Azalia (HDA);2 x 10/100/1000
Multi I/O: 1 x PS2 Keyboard;1 x PS2 Mouse;1 x Serial Ports;10 x USB2.0 ports (4 external + 6 internal headers);Audio connector (Line-in, Line-out, MIC);FireWire 2