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mm x mm. CPU socket type: Socket Chipset: Intel G Express Intel ICH7. Audio: 8-channel audio. Realtek ALC audio codec. Buy ECS G-M3 (V) LGA Intel G Micro ATX Intel Motherboard with fast shipping and top-rated customer you know, you Newegg!. ECS G-M3 V Motherboard. This Motherboard Support for Intel LGA processors with host bus speeds of or MT/s. Features: IntelĀ® chipset.

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Beginners Guides Cases and Access. With only two DIMM slots and a structured design, the board has a spacious layout that should provide good ventilation features to the memory, CPU and power components.

ECS G-M3 PCSTATS Review – BIOS and Overclocking Options

About Us Employment Privacy Policy. The board even has a trick or two up its sleeves as our review unit came factory overclocked more on this in the next page resulting in a default 9445g of MHz and boosting memory m DDR speeds. Physical damage is not covered by warranty Users who have videocards with large coolers or dual slot coolers have to use a bit of caution when installing them on the ECS G-M3 motherboard.

Layout 495g the G-M3 is an entry-level motherboard to start with, it isn’t overly crowded with components. Despite its already overclocked speeds and lack of voltage controls, the G-M3 is still a decent overclocker.

ECS 945G-M3 – 3.0 – motherboard – micro ATX – LGA775 Socket – i945G

Transformation and Lightning is still not hardware accelerated, so don’t expect great improvements to 3D performance though you will see a noticeable jump from using a dual core processor. The ECS G-M3 is designed to have a small footprint for workstation or entertainment PC’s and definitely will not be an overclocking powerhouse.


In the second column are the general specs for the reference platforms this Intel G based system is to be compared against.

It’s not the greatest overclock we’ve ever seen, but then again this is a Micro ATX motherboard intended for media PC applications so it is hardly surprising. Yes unlocked CPUs only As you can see from the limited options available, the G-M3 j3 clearly not designed for any serious overclocking activity.

For one, it has a faster core running at MHz and is able to utilize more memory, up to MB. Doom 3, Quake 4. This choice was probably made to make the motherboard comply with the Viiv standard, but we’re not complaining since it is still an upgrade to the previous Realtek PCI based controller. If gaming is high on your to-do-list however, a discreet PCIe graphics card is the way to go.

Now what all this means is that the onboard graphics will be powerful enough to handle high resolution videos and high bitrate DVD quality decoding, but will still have to rely on the CPU for true HD decoding like H. Standing almost 2 cm tall, the top of the CMOS battery can come in contact with the videocard cooler which can potentially damage the videocard and motherboard.

If you’re new to Overclocking and not sure what to do, check out these two excellent Guides for some pointers: Users who have videocards with large coolers or dual slot coolers have to use a bit of caution when installing them on the ECS G-M3 motherboard. You may also be interested in Privacy policy and Terms of Use. Knowing that the ECS G-M3 motherboard is not designed for overclocking, I was gentle during the overclocking session.

EliteGroup Computer Systems 945G-M3, LGA 775/Socket T, Intel (89-206-K76300) Motherboard

Expansion slot spacing is as good as it gets with four slots on a micro-ATX motherboard, so the only thing that really bugged us out was the extreme lack of fan headers. Because the G-M3 is an entry-level motherboard to start with, it isn’t overly crowded with components. Users can also adjust the onboard memory options here. Looking back at the G-M3 motherboard, it seems that ECS has also decided to stick with the basics. The GMA has sufficient capabilities to deliver decent video quality with support for resolutions up to x which covers even p contentdual stream decoding and hardware motion compensation for HD MPEG2.


Singapore Malaysia Philippines Indonesia. Keep this in mind, it pays to do a bit of homework and measure things first. Users who are careless could potentially snap the CMOS battery right off if they force things Intel Pentium D This was done for the unlikely scenario that the memory would top out before the motherboard would. The details of how the ECS G-M3 motherboard test system was configured for benchmarking, including the specific hardware, software drivers, operating system and m33 versions are indicated below.

As you can see from the limited 3m available, the G-M3 is clearly not designed for any serious overclocking activity.

This means that users will have overall better control of memory timing and less restrictive menus. This leaves the user with no other option m to purchase media expansion or ADD2 cards separately if they need dual view, TV-out or PVR capabilities.