The 8I845GE-RZ is one of many Intel®-based motherboards offered in Gigabyte's new RZ series. The RZ series line focuses on the features of reliability, real performance and right value (The Three R's) to provide a total package at an affordable price. Based on the Intel 845GE chipset, the 8I845GE-RZ is a superior Pentium®4 platform choice which includes 533FSB and Intel® high-performing Hyper-Threading technology. The 8I845GE-RZ encompasses all these characteristics and as an integrated graphics solution, offers even greater value for the user. As well, a variety of features such as USB2.0, and 6-channel audio provide a wide range of connectivity from networking to peripherals to multimedia. As well, useful Gigabyte software features are also included such as Xpress Install for easy software installation and EasyTune4 for convenient system control. Finally, Norton Internet Security 2004 software is also bundled for secure system protection. With the 8I845GE-RZ, users get a complete, easy-to-use package suited for both the home and office.