Gigabyte On/Off Charge (Intel 6/7 series) B11.1102.1

Date: September 18, 2012
File Size: 1.6 MB
OS Support: Windows Vista / 7 / 8
Downloads: 1,185

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With a simple On/Off Charge driver update, Gigabyte motherboard users are able to take full advantage of USB charging of their iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch, giving them more options and convenience when recharging their new device.

There's no denying that the Apple iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch have been a huge success and many of you may own one. However, both devices suffer from one small problem, they don't charge very fast when connected to your PC. Wouldn't it be great if your iPhone charged just as quickly from your computer as it does from the charger?

Gigabyte's latest motherboards are equipped with ON/OFF Charge technology which allows you not only to charge your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, but it allows you to Quick Charge it. As an added bonus, it can even be charged when your PC is turned off, so even if you forget to plug it into your charger after you've synced up your music, it will be fully charged when you need it.

Based on Gigabyte's unparalleled 3x USB power boost design, plus an entirely new hardware design, Gigabyte ON/OFF Charge Technology provides a set of white and red colored USB pin headers that can easily be connected to your system's front USB 2.0 ports, that not only act as a normal USB port, but also double as a quick charge ports for your mobile device. It doesn't matter if your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch is
plugged into the quick charge USB port while the system is turned on, in sleep/standby mode, or even turned off, as it always enables you to charge your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch.

On/Off Charge will also cut the charging time by up to 40 percent thanks to yet another innovative Gigabyte design. The reduced charging time means it only takes about two hours to fully charge your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, something that would take in excess of three hours using a standard USB port.

Gigabyte ON/OFF Charge technology is available on an extensive range of Gigabyte motherboards. Please consult the official Gigabyte website model list to confirm that it is available on the motherboard of your choice.

Note: Before proceeding with your driver installation we suggest you make sure you are installing the latest version available and for the appropriate model/revision and Operating System. We strongly suggest following 'readme' instructions for installing drivers when available. Often restarting your system will be necessary for the new driver to become active and start functioning properly.

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