Intel G645 Upgrade Bundle

The Intel G645 Upgrade Bundle is an affordable way to upgrade your existing computer. Costing only R1 490, the bundle includes a dual core Intel G645 CPU, Gigabyte H61M-S1 motherboard and 4GB DDR3 RAM.

This is a socket 1155 upgrade which you can build into your existing ATX or mid tower ATX case. Your current DVD, graphics card, other components and software should work as perfectly as with your old system… except that it would more modern and faster. 

Intel G645 Upgrade Bundle

Here are the specifications of each of the components:

Intel G645 CPU:

Processor Number G645
# of Cores 2
# of Threads 2
Clock Speed 2.9 GHz
Intel® Smart Cache 3 MB
DMI 5 GT/s
Instruction Set 64-bit
Instruction Set Extensions SSE4.1/4.2
Embedded Options Available No
Lithography 32 nm
Max TDP 65 W
Max Memory Size (dependent type) 32 GB
Memory Types DDR3-1066
# of Memory Channels 2
Max Memory Bandwidth 17 GB/s
Processor Graphics Intel® HD Graphics
Graphics Base Frequency 850 MHz
Graphics Max Dynamic Frequency 1.1 GHz

Gigabyte H61M-S1 motherboard:

Gigabyte H61M-S1 motherboard

The Gigabyte H61M-S1 motherboard has an unique On/Off charge that delivers the best recharging capability to iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch.

It supports the 2nd generation Intel Core processors and 3rd generation PCI-Express interface.

Gigabyte H61M-S1 specifications:

CPU Support for Intel® Core™ i7 processors/Intel® Core™ i5 processors/ Intel® Core™ i3 processors/Intel®Pentium® processors/Intel® Celeron® processors in the LGA1155 package.
Chipset Intel® H61 Express Chipset
  1. 2 x 1.5V DDR3 DIMM sockets supporting up to 16 GB of system memory
    * Due to Windows 32-bit operating system limitation, when more than 4 GB of physical memory is installed, the actual memory size displayed will be less than 4 GB.
  2. Dual channel memory architecture
  3. Support for DDR3 2200(OC)/1333/1066/800 MHz memory modules
  4. Support for non-ECC memory modules
  5. Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules
    * To support XMP memory, you must install an Intel 22nm (Ivy Bridge) CPU.
Onboard Graphics Integrated Graphics Processor:

  • 1 x D-Sub port
  1. Realtek ALC887 HD audio codec
  2. High Definition Audio
  3. 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
  1. 1 x Realtek RTL8111F LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)
Expansion Slots
  1. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 (PCI Express 3.0 standard)
  2. 2 x PCI Express x1 slots (PCI Express 2.0 standard)
Storage Interface
  1. 4 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors supporting up to 4 SATA 3Gb/s devices
  1. Up to 8 USB 2.0/1.1 ports (4 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers)
Internal I/O Connectors
  1. 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
  2. 1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
  3. 4 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors
  4. 1 x CPU fan header
  5. 1 x system fan header
  6. 1 x front panel header
  7. 1 x front panel audio header
  8. 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
  9. 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
Back Panel Connectors
  1. 1 x PS/2 keyboard port
  2. 1 x PS/2 mouse port
  3. 1 x D-Sub port
  4. 4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
  5. 1 x RJ-45 port
  6. 3 x audio jacks (Line In/Line Out/Microphone)
I/O Controller
  1. iTE I/O Controller Chip
H/W Monitoring
  1. System voltage detection
  2. CPU/System temperature detection
  3. CPU/System fan speed detection
  4. CPU overheating warning
  5. CPU/System fan fail warning
  6. CPU/System fan speed control
  1. 1 x 32 Mbit flash
  2. Use of licensed AMI EFI BIOS
  3. PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, SM BIOS 2.6, ACPI 2.0a
Unique Features
  1. Support for @BIOS
  2. Support for Q-Flash
  3. Support for Xpress Recovery2
  4. Support for EasyTune
  5. Support for ON/OFF Charge
Bundle Software
  1. Norton Internet Security (OEM version)
  1. Support for Microsoft® Windows® 8/7/Vista/XP
Form Factor
  1. Micro ATX Form Factor; 22.6cm x 17.4cm

Transcend RAM:

Transcend’s advertising line should give you a good idea about the product: “Good memories start here.”

Founded in Tawain in 1988, today Transcend is an international leader in storage solutions. Transcend memory modules are at the heart of many high-quality, extremely reliable computer systems.

The 4GB DDR3-1333 Transcend RAM module completes this upgrade package.

More info

Feel free to call Essential IT Solutions on 021 853 4790 for more information about the Intel G645 Upgrade Bundle.

Date: 13 Mar 2013