G43T-M3 (V1.0)

ECS G43T-M3 motherboard supports Intel® Core 2 Quad processors, and supports FSB up to 1333MHz.
G43T-M3, ECS Mainstream product 2009, features Intel G43 and ICH10 chipsets, by supporting FSB1333 and DDR2 800 with 2 DIMMs, providing great performance. Moreover, G43T-M3 is integrated GMA X4500 graphic engine, with DVI output supports smooth HD playback and Vista Premium Eligible with DX10. Furthermore, G43T-M3 also provides ultimate graphics performance through PCI-E Gen2.0 x16 interface, upgrades your visual experience. G43T-M3 is the best choice for your life experience.

"Although an entry-level motherboard that supports advanced processors with integrated graphics processor, this model supports the decoding of HD movies thanks to be a good choice for HTPC."

--Quoted from HotOverclock in Iran - Top Value Award
 Support HD Video Playback

Smoothly playback all H.264, VC-1, and MPEG-2 video with minimal CPU usage through integrated Graphics in chipset or CPU.

  Core 2 Quad
The new Core2 Quad processor combines two dual-core chips in a single package that plugs into a single chip socket. It enables even more multitasking with greater performance. Bring users experience system .performance featuring faster speed.
Supports LGA775 Intel processors with HT Technology.
Supports the latest 1333MHz front side bus Intel®Processor
  Dual Channel DDR2 800
Doubles the bandwidth of your system memory up to 12.8GB/s and pumps up the system performance.
The exceptionally increased interconnect bit rate from 2.5GT/s up to 5.0GT/s would effectively eliminates the bottle neck of the system performance and brings the most terrific computing experience from the present to the future.
  SATA 3.0Gb/s
Doubles the transfer speed of SATA, running at speed up to 3.0Gb/s, and fully compatible with the soon-to-be-released SATA HDD, CD-ROM and other cutting-edge devices with NCQ function support.
  6 Channel High Definition Audio
Integrated 6-channel HD Audio CODEC delivering advanced multi-channel audio and bringing you the experience of home theater-quality sound.
  Giga LAN
Delivers transfer speed ten times faster than conventional 10 / 100 Ethernet connections, supporting a high transfer rate up to Gigabit/s. Gigabit LAN is the networking standards for the future and is ideal for handing large amount of data such as video, audio, and voice.
  USB 2.0
The latest connectivity standard which delivers transfer speeds up to 480Mb/s for easy connectivity and ultra-fast data transfers.
  DVI Output
A video interface standard designed to maximize the visual quality of digital display devices such as flat panel LCD computer displays and digital projectors. DVI transmits a digital signal from a digital location in the graphics card to a digital location on the display screen. So you get the full clarity and stability of liquid crystal technology — with sharp, clear pixels.
  Norton™ Internet Security
Simple, Easy-to-Use Interface, delivers fast and comprehensive online threat protection, guarding your PC, network, without slowing you down. Giving you greater insight into downloaded applications, whether they can be trusted, and how they may impact your PC’s resources and performance Offering users a safer and more convenient environment than ever.ECS recommends the immediate installation of Norton Internet Security of your computer.
  Certified For Windows Vista
The latest generation Microsoft O.S., delivers better personal productivity and digital entertainment on your PC through its improved reliability, security, and performance.
  EuP Certified
ECS Motherboards have been certified by EuP. EuP certification verifies that ECS motherboards comply with European Union stander to decrease the environmental effects and promote sustainable environment. Save energy and keep healthy environment by choosing ECS motherboards.
CPUº LGA775 socket for Core™2 Quad/Core™2 Duo/ Pentium® Dual Core/ Celeron® Dual Core/ Celeron® 400 series processors
º LGA775 socket for latest Intel® 45nm Multi-Core processors
º FSB 1333/1066/800 MHz
CHIPSETº Intel® Eaglelake G43 & ICH10
º North Bridge: Intel® Eaglelake G43
º South Bridge: Intel® ICH10
GRAPHICSº Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator X4500 ( GMA X4500 )
º Integrated DirectX 10 graphics processor
º Max Dynamic Video Memory : 1759MB (Vista) / 1GB (WinXP)
MEMORYº Dual-channel DDR2 memory architecture
º 2 x 240-pin DDR2 DIMM socket support up to 8 GB
º Support DDR2 800/667 DDR2 SDRAM
Due to the operating system limitation, the actual memory size may be less than 4GB for the reservation for system usage under Windows® 32-bit OS.
For Windows® 64-bit OS with 64-bit CPU, there is no such limitation

EXPANSION SLOTº 1 x PCI Express x16 slot
º 2 x PCI Express x1 slots
º 1 x PCI slot
STORAGEº Support by Intel® ICH10
    • 6 x Serial ATA 3.0Gb/s devices
AUDIOº Realtek ALC662 6-channel HD audio CODEC
LANº Gigabit LAN, Atheros AR8121-L1E GigaLAN controller
REAR PANEL I/Oº 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port
º 8 x USB 2.0 ports
º 1 x RJ45 LAN connector
º 1 x Audio port
º 1 x VGA port
º 1 x COM Port
º 1 x DVI connector
INTERNAL I/O CONNECTORS & HEADERSº 1 x 24-pin ATX Power Supply Connector & 4-pin 12V Connector
º 1 x SYS Fan header
º 1 x CPU_FAN connector
º 1 x Speaker header
º 1 x SPDIF out header
º 6 x Serial ATA 3Gb/s connectors
º 1 x Front panel switch/LED header
º 1 x Front panel audio header
º 1 x CD in header
º 2 x USB 2.0 headers support additional 4 USB 2.0 Ports
º 1 x LPT header
º 1 x Clear CMOS header
º Supports Plug and Play, STR(S3)/STD(S4), Hardware monitor, PCI interrupt selection, ACPI & DMI
º Audio, LAN, can be disabled in BIOS
º F11 hot key for boot up devices option
º Supports CPU FSB adjustment, increase of 1MHz
    • Memory voltage adjustable
º PECI Supports
FORM FACTORº Micro-ATX Size, 244mm*200mm

 Driver Download

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Please read the notes carefully before updating BIOS.
1.Do not update the BIOS if the system is running fine. Unsuccessful BIOS flash may cause the system fails to boot up. The manufacturer is not responsible for any BIOS flash failure.
2.Make sure your M/B PCB version number first, and then read the updated description & special note carefully to check if the new BIOS version patch pertain to your current problem.
(How to recognize the M/B PCB version)
3.Please DO NOT reboot system,unplug power supply and remove battery during BIOS update process.
4.It is recommended to use the updated flash utility included in each BIOS download package.
(How to use flash utility).
OS ID NOProduct Line
Windows 7 32 bit1358137Motherboard

* means validated by ECS at time of writing. Changes to component or CPU may produce a different outcome. The result shown is for reference only and is subject to change w/o notification.

SocketFamilyProcessorWattageFrequencyCacheSteppingSince BIOS
LGA775Intel Core 2 ExtremeEX6800 (B2) (75W)N/A2.93 GHz2x2MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 Quad processorQ6600 (G0) (95W)N/A2.40 GHz8MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 Quad processorQ6700 (G0) (95W)N/A2.66 GHz2x4MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 Quad processorQ8200 (M1) (95W)N/A2.33 GHz4MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 Quad processorQ8200 (R0) (95W)N/A2.33 GHz4MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 Quad processorQ8200s (R0) (65W)N/A2.33 GHz4MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 Quad processorQ8300 (R0) (95W)N/A2.5 GHz4MBN/A09/02/11
LGA755Intel Core 2 Quad processorQ8400 (R0) (95W)N/A2.66 GHz4MBN/A09/02/11
LGA755Intel Core 2 Quad processorQ8400s (R0) (65W)N/A2.66 GHz4MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 Quad processorQ9300 (M1) (95W)N/A2.50GHz2x3 MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 Quad processorQ9400 (R0) (95W)N/A2.66 GHz6MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 Quad processorQ9450 (C0) (95W)N/A2.66 GHz2x6MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 Quad processorQ9450 (C1) (95W)N/A2.66 GHz2x6MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 Quad processorQ9500 (R0) (95W)N/A2.83 GHz6MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 Quad processorQ9505 (R0) (95W)N/A2.83 GHz6MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 Quad processorQ9505s (R0) (65W)N/A2.83 GHz6MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 Quad processorQ9550 (C0) (95W)N/A2.83 GHz6MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 Quad processorQ9550 (C1) (95W)N/A2.83 GHz2x6MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 Quad processorQ9650 (E0) (95W)N/A3.0 GHz2x6MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 DuoE4300 (L2) (65W)N/A1.80 GHz2MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 DuoE4400 (L2) (65W)N/A2.00 GHz2MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 DuoE4400 (M0) (65W)N/A2.0 GHz2MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 DuoE4500 (M0) (65W)N/A2.20 GHz2MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 DuoE4600 (M0) (65W)N/A2.4 GHz2MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 DuoE4700 (G0) (65W)N/A2.6 GHz2MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 DuoE6300 (B2) (65W)N/A1.86 GHz2MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 DuoE6320 (B2) (65W)N/A1.86 GHz4MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 DuoE6400 (B2) (65W)N/A2.13 GHz2MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 DuoE6420 (B2) (65W)N/A2.13 GHz4MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 DuoE6540 (G0) (65W)N/A2.33 GHz4MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 DuoE6550 (G0) (65W)N/A2.33 GHz4MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 DuoE6600 (B2) (65W)N/A2.40 GHz4MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 DuoE6700 (B2) (65W)N/A2.66 GHz4MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 DuoE6750 (G0) (65W)N/A2.66 GHz4MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 DuoE6850 (G0) (65W)N/A3.00 GHz4MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 DuoE7200 (M0) (65W)N/A2.53GHz3MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 DuoE7300 (M0) (65W)N/A2.66 GHz3MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 DuoE7400 (R0) (65W)N/A2.80 GHz3MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 DuoE7500 (R0) (65W)N/A2.93 GHz3MBN/A09/02/11
LGA755Intel Core 2 DuoE7600 (R0) (65W)N/A3.06 GHz3MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 DuoE8190 (C0) (65W)N/A2.66 GHz6MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 DuoE8200 (C0) (65W)N/A2.66 GHz6MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 DuoE8300 (C0) (65W)N/A2.83 GHz6MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 DuoE8400 (C0) (65W)N/A3.00 GHz6MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 DuoE8400 (E0) (65W)N/A3.0 GHz6MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 DuoE8500 (C0) (65W)N/A3.16 GHz6MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 DuoE8500 (E0) (65W)N/A3.16 GHz6MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Core 2 DuoE8600 (E0) (65W)N/A3.33 GHz6MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Pentium Dual-CoreE2140 (L2) (65W)N/A1.6GHz1MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Pentium Dual-CoreE2140 (M0) (65W)N/A1.6GHz1MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Pentium Dual-CoreE2160 (L2) (65W)N/A1.80GHz1MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Pentium Dual-CoreE2160 (M0) (65W)N/A1.80GHz1MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Pentium Dual-CoreE2180 (M0) (65W)N/A2.00GHz1MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Pentium Dual-CoreE2200 (M0) (65W)N/A2.20GHz1MBN/A09/02/11
LGA755Intel Pentium Dual-CoreE2210 (M0) (65W)N/A2.2GHz1MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Pentium Dual-CoreE2220 (M0) (65W)N/A2.40GHz1MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Pentium Dual-CoreE5200 (R0) (65W)N/A2.50GHz2MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Pentium Dual-CoreE5300 (R0) (65W)N/A2.60GHz2MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Pentium Dual-CoreE5400 (R0) (65W)N/A2.70GHz2MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Pentium Dual-CoreE5500 (R0) (65W)N/A2.80GHz2MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Pentium Dual-CoreE560065W2.80GHz2MBR009/02/11
LGA775Intel Pentium Dual-CoreE5700 (R0) (65W)N/A3.00 GHz2MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Pentium Dual-CoreE5800 (R0)(65W)N/A3.2GHz2MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Pentium Dual-CoreE5900 (R0) (65W)N/A3.4GHz2MBN/A09/02/11
LGA755Intel Pentium Dual-CoreE6300 (R0) (65W)N/A2.8 GHz2MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Pentium Dual-CoreE6500 (R0) (65W)N/A2.93GHz2MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Pentium Dual-CoreE6500K (R0) (65W)N/A2.93GHz2MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Pentium Dual-CoreE6600 (R0) (65W)N/A3.06GHz2MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Pentium Dual-CoreE6700 (R0) (65W)N/A3.20GHz2MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Pentium Dual-CoreE6900 (R0) (65W)N/A3.46GHz2MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Celeron420 (A1) (35W)N/A1.6 GHz512KBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Celeron430 (A1) (35W)N/A1.8 GHz512KBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Celeron440 (A1) (35W)N/A2.0 GHz512KBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Celeron450 (A1) (35W)N/A2.20 GHz512KBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel Celeron460 (A1) (35W)N/A2.4 GHz512KBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel CeleronE1200 (M0) (65W)N/A1.6GHz512KBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel CeleronE1400 (M0) (65W)N/A2.0GHz512KBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel CeleronE1600 (M0) (65W)N/A2.4 GHz512KBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel CeleronE3200 (R0) (65W)N/A2.4GHz1MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel CeleronE3300 (R0) (65W)N/A2.5GHz1MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel CeleronE3400 (R0) (65W)N/A2.60GHz1MBN/A09/02/11
LGA775Intel CeleronE3900 (R0) (65W)N/A3.40 GHz1MBN/A09/02/11

All memory modules on Qualified Vendors List (QVL) have been tested and qualified for use with this motherboard.
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Model: G43T-M3
PCB Version: V1.0