• Welcome to TechPowerUp Forums, Guest! Please check out our forum guidelines for info related to our community.

GIGABYTE Launches Full Range of Dynamic Energy Saver Motherboards

malware

New Member
Joined
Nov 7, 2004
Messages
5,422 (1.12/day)
Likes
954
Location
Bulgaria
Processor Intel Core 2 Quad Q6600 G0 VID: 1.2125
Motherboard GIGABYTE GA-P35-DS3P rev.2.0
Cooling Thermalright Ultra-120 eXtreme + Noctua NF-S12 Fan
Memory 4x1 GB PQI DDR2 PC2-6400
Video Card(s) Colorful iGame Radeon HD 4890 1 GB GDDR5
Storage 2x 500 GB Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 32 MB RAID0
Display(s) BenQ G2400W 24-inch WideScreen LCD
Case Cooler Master COSMOS RC-1000 (sold), Cooler Master HAF-932 (delivered)
Audio Device(s) Creative X-Fi XtremeMusic + Logitech Z-5500 Digital THX
Power Supply Chieftec CFT-1000G-DF 1kW
Software Laptop: Lenovo 3000 N200 C2DT2310/3GB/120GB/GF7300/15.4"/Razer
#1
GIGABYTE UNITED INC., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards today is pleased to announce the launch of their full range of Dynamic Energy Saver motherboards, including X48, X38 and P35-based motherboards, delivering unparalleled power savings of up to 70% and up to 20% improved power efficiency with the simple click of a button.


"With more than one year of intensive design and testing, GIGABYTE’s Dynamic Energy Saver represents a truly amazing revolution in motherboard development," said Johnson Lin, CEO GIGABYTE UNITED INC. "With one little click, users are able to take advantage of up to 70% CPU power savings without sacrificing computing performance. Imagine the potential for power savings on a global scale if every motherboard in the world was able to provide similar power savings."

Featuring an advanced proprietary software and hardware design, including high quality components from Intersil, GIGABYTE Dynamic Energy Saver is a unique technology that provides exceptional power savings and improved power efficiency. The unique multi-gear power phase design of GIGABYTE’s Dynamic Energy Saver allows for the most efficient switching of power phases depending on CPU workload. When the CPU workload is light or at idle, the Dynamic Energy Saver downshifts gears and only allows the minimum required power phases needed to accomplish the task to operate. By turning off the power phases that are not needed, GIGABYTE’s Dynamic Energy Saver is able to dramatically save power, up to 70% compared to traditional motherboards, that would normally have been wasted. As soon as the workload increases, Dynamic Energy Saver recognizes that more power is needed and is able to shift into higher gear, turning on power phases as they are needed.

Unlike traditional power designs that keep all power phases active at all times no matter what the loading, GIGABYTE’s Dynamic Energy Saver features multiple gears, allowing the CPU to maintain optimum power efficiency from light all the way to heavy loading. In a traditional power phase design, each gear needs to operate at less than optimum efficiency, causing gaps in power efficiency. With the ability to switch on and off gears before they start to loose efficiency, GIGABYTE’s Dynamic Energy Saver is able to provide up to 20% improved power efficiency.

Dynamic Energy Saver User Interface
GIGABYTE’s user-friendly Dynamic Energy Saver interface allows users to turn on and off the power saving features with a simple click of the Dynamic Energy Saver button. Not only can users see real-time CPU power consumption in Watts, but once Dynamic Energy Saver is enabled, users can also see how much power they are actually saving. In Meter Mode, GIGABYTE Dynamic Energy Saver shows how much power users have saved in a set period of time. Like a trip odometer in a car, users are able to reset the power savings meter to zero. In Total Mode, users are able to see how much total power savings they have accumulated since activating Dynamic Energy Saver for the first time. Even if the Dynamic Energy Saver functionality is turned off, the total amount of power saved will be recorded until re-activated, when total power savings will resume recording power savings.

GIGABYTE’s Dynamic Energy Saver technology also delivers additional power savings with its Dynamic CPU Voltage Control. Adjust the CPU voltage according to power saving needs; Level 1 for Normal Power Savings, Level 2 for Advanced Power Savings, and Level 3 for Extreme Power Savings. GIGABYTE’s Dynamic Frequency Control (CPU Throttling) allows for additional system power savings with a simple 1-click on/off button.

Unique Dynamic Energy Saver Hardware Design
GIGABYTE Dynamic Energy Saver enabled motherboards feature an LED display located directly on the motherboard, allowing users to see the dynamic gear shifting in real-time. As each gear is activated, a color-coded LED representing the gear lights up.

GIGABYTE Dynamic Energy Saver + Intel 45nm CPU = Unmatched Energy Efficiency
GIGABYTE Dynamic Energy Saver motherboards paired with Intel 45nm CPUs deliver the very best platform for multitasking, multimedia and high performance gaming, all while consuming very little power. By combining the improved performance-per-watt and optimized power savings of the Intel 45nm CPUs with the Ultra Durable, Ultra Cool and Ultra Energy Efficient performance of GIGABYTE’s Dynamic Energy Saver motherboards, users will be able to experience a new world of energy efficient computing.

Benefits of GIGABYTE Dynamic Energy Saver
Not only does GIGABYTE Dynamic Energy Saver help users save money on electricity costs, but Dynamic Energy Saver enabled motherboards also help to reduce the impact everyday computing has on the environment. Less power consumption means less energy is needed to be produced from coal burning power plants. This cuts down on carbon dioxide output, a byproduct of burning fossil fuels for electricity and a known component of greenhouse gasses.

Today it is more important than ever to help conserve and protect our environment. That is why GIGABYTE has taken the lead to develop responsible computing technologies that have as little impact on the environment as possible. In addition to Dynamic Energy Saver, GIGABYTE has removed lead and other hazardous materials from their products, helping to create a greener computing future.

GIGABYTE Dynamic Energy Saver Models
X48 Models

GA-X48T-DQ6
GA-X48-DQ6
GA-X48-DS5

P35 Models
GA-EP35-DS4 / GA-P35-DS4 (rev. 2.1)
GA-EP35C-DS3R / GA-P35C-DS3R (rev. 2.1)
GA-EP35-DS3P / GA-P35-DS3P (rev. 2.1)
GA-EP35-DS3R / GA-P35-DS3R (rev. 2.1)
GA-EP35-DS3 / GA-P35-DS3 (rev. 2.1)

X38 Models
GA-EX38-DS4

For additional information on the GIGABYTE Dynamic Energy Saver, please visit the GIGABYTE website at: http://www.gigabyte.com.tw/Products/Motherboard/Default.aspx

Source: GIGABYTE
 

Mussels

Moderprator
Staff member
Joined
Oct 6, 2004
Messages
46,204 (9.52/day)
Likes
13,692
Location
Australalalalalaia.
System Name Daddy Long Legs
Processor Ryzen R7 1700, 3.9GHz 1.375v
Motherboard MSI X370 Gaming PRO carbon
Cooling Fractal Celsius S24 (Silent fans, meh pump)
Memory 16GB 2133 generic @ 2800
Video Card(s) MSI GTX 1080 Gaming X (BIOS modded to Gaming Z - faster and solved black screen bugs!)
Storage 1TB Intel SSD Pro 6000p (60TB USB3 storage)
Display(s) Samsung 4K 40" HDTV (UA40KU6000WXXY) / 27" Qnix 2K 110Hz
Case Fractal Design R5. So much room, so quiet...
Audio Device(s) Pioneer VSX-519V + Yamaha YHT-270 / sennheiser HD595/518 + Corsair Void RGB
Power Supply Corsair HX 750i (Platinum, fan off til 300W)
Mouse Logitech G403 + KKmoon desk-sized mousepad
Keyboard Corsair K65 Rapidfire
Software Windows 10 pro x64 (all systems)
Benchmark Scores Laptops: i7-4510U + 840M 2GB (touchscreen) 275GB SSD + 16GB i7-2630QM + GT 540M + 8GB
#2
well i have no idea how good it is, and it sounds like an extension to intel speedstep - but i am a fan of innovation, and this could go good places (if it works with overclocking, yehaaaaw)
 
Joined
Sep 14, 2005
Messages
1,041 (0.23/day)
Likes
116
Location
USA
#3
Sounds quite interesting actually. Hopefully TPU will have the ability to get a review board sometime in the future.
 
Joined
Feb 5, 2007
Messages
191 (0.05/day)
Likes
17
Processor AMD A10-6800k @4.8GHz
Motherboard GIGABYTE G1.Sniper A88X
Cooling SCYTHE Katana 3 Type A
Memory 4GB DDR3/1600 Exeleram (for now)
Video Card(s) AMD HD8670D (APU)
Storage WDC WD10EALX / WDC WD6401AALS / Seagate ST3320620AS / Seagate ST3160812AS
Display(s) Iiyama Pro Lite E2200WSV B1 22"
Case Antec
Audio Device(s) GIGABYTE AMP-UP Audio
Power Supply Antec Earthwatts 500W

Mussels

Moderprator
Staff member
Joined
Oct 6, 2004
Messages
46,204 (9.52/day)
Likes
13,692
Location
Australalalalalaia.
System Name Daddy Long Legs
Processor Ryzen R7 1700, 3.9GHz 1.375v
Motherboard MSI X370 Gaming PRO carbon
Cooling Fractal Celsius S24 (Silent fans, meh pump)
Memory 16GB 2133 generic @ 2800
Video Card(s) MSI GTX 1080 Gaming X (BIOS modded to Gaming Z - faster and solved black screen bugs!)
Storage 1TB Intel SSD Pro 6000p (60TB USB3 storage)
Display(s) Samsung 4K 40" HDTV (UA40KU6000WXXY) / 27" Qnix 2K 110Hz
Case Fractal Design R5. So much room, so quiet...
Audio Device(s) Pioneer VSX-519V + Yamaha YHT-270 / sennheiser HD595/518 + Corsair Void RGB
Power Supply Corsair HX 750i (Platinum, fan off til 300W)
Mouse Logitech G403 + KKmoon desk-sized mousepad
Keyboard Corsair K65 Rapidfire
Software Windows 10 pro x64 (all systems)
Benchmark Scores Laptops: i7-4510U + 840M 2GB (touchscreen) 275GB SSD + 16GB i7-2630QM + GT 540M + 8GB
#5
thanks for the 2nd link, first one took ages.
 
Joined
Feb 5, 2007
Messages
191 (0.05/day)
Likes
17
Processor AMD A10-6800k @4.8GHz
Motherboard GIGABYTE G1.Sniper A88X
Cooling SCYTHE Katana 3 Type A
Memory 4GB DDR3/1600 Exeleram (for now)
Video Card(s) AMD HD8670D (APU)
Storage WDC WD10EALX / WDC WD6401AALS / Seagate ST3320620AS / Seagate ST3160812AS
Display(s) Iiyama Pro Lite E2200WSV B1 22"
Case Antec
Audio Device(s) GIGABYTE AMP-UP Audio
Power Supply Antec Earthwatts 500W
#6
Joined
Sep 11, 2007
Messages
300 (0.08/day)
Likes
31
Location
Ambugaton
Processor Intel Skylake i5 6500 3.2 Ghz
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3p
Cooling Stock Intel
Memory HyperX Fury Black 32GB DDR4 2400Mhz CL15 1.2v
Video Card(s) Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 G1 8GB GDDR5 256bit
Storage ADATA Premier Pro 240GB & NAS - 4Tb Raid 1
Display(s) 22" Dell 2209WA A02 E-IPS
Case Cooler Master CM Silencio 452
Audio Device(s) Realtek ALC /w Microlab Solo 6C Speakers
Power Supply Seasonic M12II-620 EVO Bronze 620W
Software Windows 10 x64
#7
I hope those won’t be too expensive... eventually all components will be optimized and then there won’t be any pricing problems. However until that moment comes I would pay up to 10… max 15% extra for such a board (compared with the unoptimized version).
 
Joined
Feb 5, 2007
Messages
191 (0.05/day)
Likes
17
Processor AMD A10-6800k @4.8GHz
Motherboard GIGABYTE G1.Sniper A88X
Cooling SCYTHE Katana 3 Type A
Memory 4GB DDR3/1600 Exeleram (for now)
Video Card(s) AMD HD8670D (APU)
Storage WDC WD10EALX / WDC WD6401AALS / Seagate ST3320620AS / Seagate ST3160812AS
Display(s) Iiyama Pro Lite E2200WSV B1 22"
Case Antec
Audio Device(s) GIGABYTE AMP-UP Audio
Power Supply Antec Earthwatts 500W
#8
The "E" board will be arround +10 than the standard one. At least here, in Romania.
 
Joined
Sep 11, 2007
Messages
300 (0.08/day)
Likes
31
Location
Ambugaton
Processor Intel Skylake i5 6500 3.2 Ghz
Motherboard Gigabyte GA-Z170-HD3p
Cooling Stock Intel
Memory HyperX Fury Black 32GB DDR4 2400Mhz CL15 1.2v
Video Card(s) Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1070 G1 8GB GDDR5 256bit
Storage ADATA Premier Pro 240GB & NAS - 4Tb Raid 1
Display(s) 22" Dell 2209WA A02 E-IPS
Case Cooler Master CM Silencio 452
Audio Device(s) Realtek ALC /w Microlab Solo 6C Speakers
Power Supply Seasonic M12II-620 EVO Bronze 620W
Software Windows 10 x64
#9
The "E" board will be arround +10 than the standard one. At least here, in Romania.
What do you mean by "E" board? Energy efficient?....

Hmm, 10% extra sounds ok :) (I'm from Timisoara)
The Gigabyte GA-P35-DS4 is found around here for about 200$ and is one sweet motherboard indeed, who could need more?
Cant wait for the 2.1 rev to be available :D
 
Last edited:
Joined
Feb 5, 2007
Messages
191 (0.05/day)
Likes
17
Processor AMD A10-6800k @4.8GHz
Motherboard GIGABYTE G1.Sniper A88X
Cooling SCYTHE Katana 3 Type A
Memory 4GB DDR3/1600 Exeleram (for now)
Video Card(s) AMD HD8670D (APU)
Storage WDC WD10EALX / WDC WD6401AALS / Seagate ST3320620AS / Seagate ST3160812AS
Display(s) Iiyama Pro Lite E2200WSV B1 22"
Case Antec
Audio Device(s) GIGABYTE AMP-UP Audio
Power Supply Antec Earthwatts 500W
#10
"E" board means, for example, GA-EP35-DS4. The "E" in the coding means board with Energy Saver, but you can also say Energy Efficient, as you said above.

+10 means +10$ :D