US Pat. No. 9,250,662

HOLDING FRAME AND HOUSING ASSEMBLY FOR ELECTRONIC DEVICE

GIGAZONE INTERNTIONAL CO....

1. A holding frame, for holding a motherboard, comprising:
a main holder, for holding the motherboard;
a rotational holder, pivoted to the main holder to rotate on the holder; wherein the rotational holder includes a first pivoting
portion, a second pivoting portion, and a holding portion, the first pivoting portion and the second pivoting portion are
respectively connected to two ends of the holding portion, the first pivoting portion and the second pivoting portion are
respectively pivoted to the main holder to rotate on the main holder; and

a linkage member, detachably disposed on the main holder, for mounting the motherboard onto the main holder.

US Pat. No. 9,069,581

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR PARAMETER CONFIGURATION

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A method for parameter configuration adapted to a system for parameter configuration, comprising steps of:
executing a basic input and output system (BIOS) and calling a parameter setting interface by a processing unit;
displaying a two-dimensional (2D) screen of the parameter setting interface on a display unit of the system for parameter
configuration;

displaying a three-dimensional (3D) icon of the parameter setting interface on the 2D screen, wherein the 3D icon is defined
by an x-axis, y-axis, and z-axis intersecting at a point and comprises a circuit board image and a plurality of electronic
element images;

displaying the circuit board image between the x-axis and the z-axis of the 3D icon;
displaying the electronic element images on the circuit board image, the plurality of the electronic element images being
distributed between the x-axis and the z-axis, and superimposing the circuit board image along the y-axis;

selecting one of the plurality of the electronic element images of the 3D icon;
displaying a parameter setting menu linked to the selected electronic element image and one of a plurality of setup options
of the BIOS on the 2D screen of the parameter setting interface; and

adjusting a parameter value of the linked setup option of the BIOS through the parameter setting menu of the parameter setting
interface.

US Pat. No. 9,256,756

METHOD OF ENCRYPTION AND DECRYPTION FOR SHARED LIBRARY IN OPEN OPERATING SYSTEM

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A method of encryption for shared libraries in an open operating system, wherein said shared libraries are dependent libraries,
said method of encryption performed by the operating system of a computer comprising:
providing, by the computer, an executable and linkable format (ELF) file that is dependent on the dependent libraries, said
ELF file including an ELF header, at least one program header table and at least one segment, wherein said ELF header includes
an identification segment and at least a portion, and said identification segment includes a magic number; and

encrypting, by the computer, the portion of said ELF header excluding said identification segment and further encrypting said
at least one program header table.

US Pat. No. 9,189,931

CIRCUITRY WITH WARNING FUNCTION

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A circuitry with a warning function, adapted to an electronic device electrically connected to a plurality of peripheral
devices each of which has a connector, comprising:
a mainboard, electrically equipped with a plurality of sockets to be electrically plugged by the connectors respectively;
a plurality of switches, electrically disposed at the mainboard and located in the sockets respectively; and
a light-emitting device, electrically connected to the switches and a power supply for providing power to the light-emitting
device;

wherein when all the connectors electrically plug into the sockets correspondingly and turn on the switches, the light emitting
device reveals a first warning state, and when at least one of the connectors does not electrically plug into the corresponding
socket and does not turn on the corresponding switch, the light emitting device reveals a second warning state.

US Pat. No. 9,204,571

PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A portable electronic device, comprising:
a main body comprising at least one slot at one side of the main body;
a motherboard equipped without a built-in graphics chip, disposed within the main body;
at least one connector, electrically disposed on the motherboard and located corresponding to the slot; and
at least one external graphic card module, including a graphic processing unit, a circuit board, a first connecting interface,
a cover, and an exhausting region;

wherein the graphic processing unit is electrically disposed on the circuit board, the cover is disposed on the circuit board
and the graphic processing unit is located within the cover, the exhausting region includes a plurality of vents and is communicated
with the cover, the first connecting interface is electrically disposed to one end of the circuit board and the exhausting
region is disposed to the other end of external graphic card module;

wherein the external graphic card module is removable and selectively inserting into the slot to electrically connect to the
connector through the first connecting interface, and the exhausting region is flush with the main body such that the vents
are exposed to an outer surface of the main body.

US Pat. No. 9,201,475

ELECTRONIC DEVICE INCLUDING A MOVABLE BAFFLE TO ENHANCE COOLING

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. An electronic device with a motherboard disposed inside to process default functions of the electronic device, comprising:
a first body;
a second body, pivotally connected to the first body, wherein the second body includes an opening on one side of the second
body;

a baffle, disposed on the side with the opening, for moving along a first direction with respect to the second body, and including
at least one raised portion; and

a drive mechanism, including:
a pivot, having two ends respectively connected to the first body and the second body;
a linkage, sleeved over the pivot; and
a sliding member, connected to the linkage, and having at least one pushing portion located at the position corresponding
to the raised portion of the baffle;

wherein when the first body rotates with respect to the second body, the first body drives the pivot to rotate, the pivot
drives the linkage to move the sliding member along a second direction and the pushing portion pushes the raised portion of
the baffle, the baffle moves along the first direction to cover or expose part of the opening, and the first direction is
perpendicular to the second direction.

US Pat. No. 9,157,457

FAN HOLDER

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A fan holder, disposed in a case of an electronic device, wherein at least one fan is disposed inside the fan holder, comprising:
at least one frame, including a first side surface and a second side surface facing outward and facing opposite directions,
wherein the fan is disposed inside the frame, the first side surface has a first positioning member, the second side surface
has a first slot, and the first positioning member and the first slot are paired in which the first positioning member is
able to be inserted in a first slot of another frame;

a first lateral plate, including a first positioning trough, wherein the first lateral plate is detachably disposed to the
first side surface with the first positioning member being interlocked with the first positioning trough; and

a second lateral plate, including a first stopper, wherein the second lateral plate is detachably disposed to the second side
surface with the first stopper being inserted in the first slot; and

wherein both the first lateral plate and the second lateral plate have at least a first keyhole, the first keyhole is penetrated
through by a fixing member, and the first lateral plate and the second lateral plate are fixed to the case of the electronic
device.

US Pat. No. 9,070,520

ILLUMINATION MODULE AND ILLUMINATED KEYBOARD HAVING THE SAME

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. An illumination module for a keyboard having a plurality of keys, the illumination module comprising:
a cover comprising:
a transparent plate made of a light transparent material and comprising a light incident surface and a light emitting surface;
and

a plurality of frames disposed on sides of the transparent plate, the frames adjacent to each other being connected to form
a trough;

a luminescence unit for emitting light, disposed on one of the frames; wherein the light is transmitted from the luminescence
unit through the frames into the trough and subsequently travels from the light incident surface to the light emitting surface
of the transparent plate, and then the light is emitted outwards from the light emitting surface; and

a shield member disposed on the light emitting surface of the transparent plate and having a plurality of openings, each of
the keys of the keyboard is inserted via each one of the openings formed on the shield member, and the light is projected
on the keys through the openings.

US Pat. No. 9,256,443

ELECTRONIC DEVICE HAVING UPDATABLE BIOS AND BIOS UPDATING METHOD THEREOF

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A Basic Input and Output System (BIOS) updating method, applying to an electronic device having a BIOS, wherein the BIOS
has a memory for storing a BIOS program, comprising the steps of:
connecting a detection module in the electronic device with the server;
detecting the update data, applying to the BIOS and stored in the server, by the detection module;
transmitting correspondingly a control signal to the switch from the detection module to trigger the BIOS to switch to electronically
connect to the network connection module, wherein the network connection module stores a connecting program, the host name
and the internet address of the server;

connecting the network connection module with a server via a connecting program;
downloading update data applying to the BIOS from the server via the network connection module;
overwriting part of the update data to the BIOS via the network connection module while the network connection module is downloading
the update data, and updating the BIOS program;

activating a button of the electronic device to trigger the switch to electronically connect the BIOS and the network connection
module, wherein the button is directly powered by the power supply of the electronic device; and

triggering the BIOS by the button to switch to electronically connect to the network connection module via the switch.

US Pat. No. 9,711,890

CONNECTOR COVER, CONNECTOR AND CONNECTOR MODULE

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A connector cover, adapted to cover a connector, wherein the connector comprises a connector top surface, four connector
laterals connected to each other, and a fixing member, the fixing member protrudes from one of the connector laterals and
is located on the connector lateral at a position away from the connector top surface, the fixing member comprises a base
portion and a top board located on the base portion, the top board and the base portion are in a form of a T-shaped column,
and the fixing member is connected to the connector lateral through the base portion, the connector cover comprising:
a cover top surface; and
four cover laterals, wherein one of the cover laterals comprises a concave at a position away from the cover top surface,
the position of the concave on the cover lateral corresponds to the position of the fixing member on the connector lateral,
and a width of the concave is close to a width of the base portion,

when the connector cover is assembled to the connector, the four cover laterals of the connector cover respectively lean against
the four connector laterals of the connector, the base portion of the fixing member is located in the concave of the cover
lateral, and walls beside the concave are near or lean against the base portion, wherein a longer connector lateral of the
connector laterals of the connector comprises a recessed part, a longer cover lateral of the cover laterals of the connector
cover comprises a suspending arm, and the suspending arm is bent toward the recessed part to come into contact against the
recessed part.

US Pat. No. 9,342,116

STACKED EXPANSION CARD ASSEMBLY

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A stacked expansion card assembly positioned on a mainboard, the mainboard including a mainboard connector, and the stacked
expansion card assembly comprising:
a first expansion card, including a contact end and electrically connected with the mainboard connector by inserting the contact
end of the first expansion card to the mainboard connector;

a first supporting member, positioned on the mainboard and supporting the first expansion card;
a first connector, positioned on the first expansion card, and electrically connected or disconnected with a second expansion
card by removable insertion of the second expansion card to the first connector,

wherein the first supporting member is a fin of a heat sink, the fin supports a free end of the first expansion card, and
the free end of the first expansion card is located opposite to the contact end of the first expansion card, and

wherein the first expansion card further comprises a protrusion portion extended from one side of the first expansion card,
and the first supporting member supports the protrusion portion.

US Pat. No. 9,257,362

HEAT DISSIPATION MODULE WITH HEAT PIPE

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A heat dissipation module configured on a substrate having a heat producing element thereon, comprising:
a holder configured on the substrate and having two side plates opposite to each other; and
a heat sink comprising a base opposite to the heat producing element, a fin structure, and at least one heat pipe connected
between the base and the fin structure,

wherein the heat sink is pivotally connected to the holder to pivot with respect to the substrate from an open configuration
to a closed configuration, and when the heat sink is in the closed configuration with respect to the substrate, the heat producing
element is covered by the base; wherein the fin structure has two shafts respectively pivoted to the two side plates of the
holder, and comprises a main body and a moving part to be fastened to the main body, and the two shafts are respectively located
at two opposite ends of the moving part; wherein the moving part has an erection section and a constraint section connected
with each other and respectively disposed against two adjacent side surfaces of the main body, the two shafts are located
at two opposite ends of the erection section respectively, the erection section has at least one positioning hole, and the
heat pipe has a conduction portion connected with the base and a heat dissipation portion connected between the main body
and the erection section of the moving part and inserted into the positioning hole.

US Pat. No. 9,116,556

DUAL MODE MOUSE DEVICE

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A dual mode mouse device, used with a computer device, comprising:
a fixed base comprising a first hinge portion, a through hole and a sensing displacement module, the first hinge portion located
on one end of the fixed base, and the sensing displacement module located in the fixed base and comprising a light source
and a light sensor, wherein the light source radiates a sensing light penetrating the through hole of the fixed base and the
light sensor receives the reflective light of the sensing light to detect displacement of the fixed base and generate a displacement
signal; and

a main body comprising a second hinge portion and a processing unit, the second hinge portion located on one end of the main
body and pivoted on the first hinge portion, and the processing unit located in the main body and electrically connected to
the sensing displacement module for receiving the displacement signal and transmitting the displacement signal to the computer
device;

wherein the main body and the fixed base is selectively rotated to a first angle or a second angle, wherein said sensing displacement
module of said fixed base is capable of detecting displacement of the fixed base at both said first angle and said second
angle.

US Pat. No. 9,059,536

DOOR MECHANISM ASSEMBLY

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A door mechanism assembly, applying to an electronic device, wherein the electronic device includes a housing and an electronic
connector, and the housing includes an opening and a guide groove, including:
a movable unit, disposed in the housing, wherein the movable unit includes a body, a first magnetic member, and a push rod,
the electronic connector is disposed in the body, a connection interface of the electronic connector corresponds to the opening,
the first magnetic member is disposed in the body, one end of the push rod is connected to the body, the other end of the
push rod stretches into the guide groove and is able to move to and from along the guide groove, and the body is driven by
the push rod to move from a first position toward the opening to a second position; and

a door unit, including a cover panel and a second magnetic member, wherein the cover panel is able to move to and from between
a closed position and an opened position relative to the housing, the cover panel covers the opening at the closed position,
the opening is exposed when the cover panel is at the opened position, the second magnetic member is disposed on the cover
panel, and the first magnetic member is magnetically repulsive to the second magnetic member;

wherein when the body of the movable unit moves to the second position, the relative positions of the first magnetic member
and the second magnetic member overlap and thus a magnetic force is generated, the magnetic force pushes the cover panel to
the opened position, and the connection interface of the electronic connector is exposed in the opening.

US Pat. No. 9,047,065

COMPUTER CASE AND COOLING DEVICE THEREOF

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A computer case, comprising:
a housing, including a top surface, a first side surface, a second side surface, and a bottom surface, wherein the top surface
has a top guidance slot hole, the first side surface has a first side guidance slot hole, the second side surface has a second
side guidance slot hole, the bottom surface has a bottom guidance slot hole, and the first side surface and the second side
surface are connected with the top surface and the bottom surface; and

a cooling device, including:
a first pillar, penetrating the top guidance slot hole and the bottom guidance slot hole and having an elongated slot hole
communicating two sides of the first pillar;

a second pillar, penetrating the first side guidance slot hole, the second side guidance slot hole, and the elongated slot
hole and forming an intersection portion in the intersection of the first pillar and the second pillar;

a movable element, disposed in the intersection portion and combined with the first pillar and the second pillar in a sliding
manner; and

a heat-dissipating element, fixed to the movable element;
wherein when the first pillar moves along a first direction with respect to the top guidance slot hole and the bottom guidance
slot hole and/or the second pillar moves along a second direction with respect to the first side guidance slot hole and the
second side guidance slot hole, the movable element drives the heat-dissipating element to move along the first direction
and/or the second direction.

US Pat. No. 9,502,912

MOBILE POWER DEVICE

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A mobile power device, comprising:
a primary rechargeable battery;
a primary case for covering said primary rechargeable battery;
a charging electrical port, exposed to the exterior of said primary case and coupled to said primary rechargeable battery,
serving to connect to an external power source for charging said primary rechargeable battery;

a first discharging electrical port, exposed to the exterior of said primary case and coupled to said primary rechargeable
battery, serving to connect to a load to be powered via said first discharging electrical port;

a plurality of first primary electrical contacts, exposed to the exterior of said primary case and coupled to said primary
rechargeable battery;

a primary magnetic member, disposed on said primary case, wherein said primary magnetic member is made of ferromagnetic material
or ferrimagnetic material;

a first secondary rechargeable battery;
a first secondary case for covering said first secondary rechargeable battery;
a plurality of first secondary electrical contacts, exposed to the exterior of said first secondary case and coupled to said
first secondary rechargeable battery; and

a first secondary magnetic member, disposed on said first secondary case, wherein said first secondary magnetic member is
made of ferromagnetic material or ferrimagnetic material,

wherein said primary magnetic member or said first secondary magnetic member is a magnet, and said primary case and said first
secondary case are combined together by a magnetic force such that said first primary electrical contacts are coupled to said
first secondary electrical contacts.

US Pat. No. 9,065,274

CONNECTION APPARATUS CIRCUIT AND HIGH VOLTAGE SURGE PROTECTION METHOD THEREOF

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A connection apparatus circuit comprising:
an isolation transformer having a first coil and a second coil, wherein the first coil has a first terminal, a second terminal
and a center tap;

an impedance matching network coupled between the center tap and a relay terminal;
a high-voltage capacitor coupled between the relay terminal and a ground terminal; and
a first high-voltage surge protector coupled between the center tap and the relay terminal;
wherein when a high-voltage surge exceeds a default value between the first terminal or the second terminal and the ground
terminal, the first high-voltage surge protector is conducted to clamp current on the impedance matching network; wherein
when a DC high-voltage occurs between the first terminal or the second terminal and the ground terminal, the high-voltage
capacitor is an open circuit to break current path between the first terminal or the second terminal and the ground terminal.

US Pat. No. 9,363,919

SUPPORTING FRAME FOR COMPUTER EXPANSION CARD

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A supporting frame adapted for fixing at least one expansion card to a motherboard, wherein the motherboard includes a
first edge, a second edge adjacent to the first edge, and at least a slot, the expansion card is inserted in the slot and
includes an fastening plate located on one side of the expansion card far from the slot; said supporting frame comprising:
a first engagement section, fixed on the first edge of the motherboard, wherein said first engagement section comprises a
main body and two bending plates, said main body is connected with said supporting section, said two bending plates are extended
from said main body, each of said bending plates comprises a perpendicular portion parallel to said main body and a bending
portion perpendicular to said main body, and said perpendicular portion is located on the first edge of the motherboard, and
said bending portion is fixed on one side surface of the motherboard;

a supporting section, connected to one end of said first engagement section adjacent to the second edge;
a second engagement section, connected to said supporting section, and spaced apart from said first engagement section; and
two locking members, wherein one end of each of said locking members is moved through each of said bending plates respectively
and is fixed on the motherboard, and another end of each of said locking members is pressed against each of said bending plates
respectively;

wherein a height is defined by said second engagement section relative to the motherboard, said second engagement section
matches with the fastening plate of the expansion card, and the fastening plate is fixed on said second engagement section,
thereby, the motherboard is positioned on a working surface horizontally or stands on the working surface via the second edge
and said supporting section.

US Pat. No. 9,118,998

MULTIPLE SOUND CHANNELS SPEAKER

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A multiple sound channels speaker, comprising:
a first speaker;
at least one second speaker, selectively disposed adjacent to the first speaker or separated from the first speaker;
a sensing switch disposed between the first speaker and the second speaker, for determining whether the second speaker is
separated from the first speaker; and

an audio decoder electrically connected to the sensing switch,
wherein when the second speaker is disposed adjacent to the first speaker, the audio decoder switches the first speaker and
the second speaker into a single sound channel, and; when the sensing switch determines that the first speaker is separated
from the second speaker, the sensing switch outputs a signal to the audio decoder, so as to switch the first speaker into
a first sound channel and the second speaker into a second channel.

US Pat. No. 9,590,370

CARRIER MODULE AND CONNECTOR MODULE

Giga-Byte Technology Co.,...

1. A carrier module detachably connected to a busbar, comprising:
a main body;
an electronic connector; and
an elastic member, comprising at least one elastic portion disposed between the main body and the electronic connector, wherein
when a first force is applied on the carrier module along a first direction, the electronic connector is engaged with the
busbar in a first position, and when a second force is applied on the carrier module along the first direction, the electronic
connector moves from the first position along a second direction to a second position relative to the main body and compresses
the elastic portion; wherein the main body comprises a box having a lateral surface and a cover joined to the box, wherein
when the cover moves toward the lateral surface relative to the box, the cover is separated from the box, wherein the elastic
member further comprises a stopping portion movably disposed in a third position between the cover and the lateral surface;
and the elastic member further comprises a connecting portion, connected to the stopping portion, wherein when the connecting
portion is pressed, the stopping portion leaves the third position between the cover and the lateral surface.

US Pat. No. 9,444,158

LINE CONCENTRATOR HAVING A BODY WITH AN ARM WITH A POSITION LIMITING PROTRUSION

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A line concentrator, comprising:
a body, comprising a plurality of pairs of sidewalls connected to each other and a bottom plate connected to the sidewalls,
wherein the sidewalls of each pair are opposite to each other, the sidewalls surround and define an accommodating cavity,
and the bottom plate comprises a plurality of holes communicating with the accommodating cavity; and

at least one arm, protruding from one of the sidewalls of one of the pairs and extending along a direction away from the bottom
plate, wherein the at least one arm protrudes over the sidewalls and comprises at least one position limiting protrusion,
and the at least one position limiting protrusion protrudes toward the opposite one of the sidewalls of one of the pairs and
is located directly above the accommodating cavity, wherein the at least one position limiting protrusion comprises a plurality
of position limiting protrusions and a recess portion between two immediately adjacent position limiting protrusions.

US Pat. No. 9,184,001

KEYCAP, KEY STRUCTURE AND KEYBOARD

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A keyboard comprising:
a main board, including a plurality of cavities; and
a plurality of key structures, detachably positioned in said cavities respectively, and each of said key structures comprising:
a key switch, said key switch comprising;
a key base, including a contact surface;
a resilient member, positioned in said key base; and
a shaft, including a protruding member, positioned on said resilient member and being able to be moved forward and backwards
between a operating position and a releasing position relative to said key base, wherein said shaft stays at the said releasing
position and presses the said resilient member while at the said operating position; and

a key cap, positioned on said shaft and spaced apart with the said contact surface of said key base, the said key cap comprising:
a coupling slot positioned at one side of the said key cap facing the said contact surface, wherein the said coupling slot
couples to the said protruding member, and the shape of the said coupling slot matches with the shape of the said protruding
member;

a cushion member positioned at one side of said key cap facing the said contact surface, when the said shaft is located at
the said operating position, the said cushion member abuts on the said contact surface and maintains resistance against said
contact surface; and
a trench, positioned at one side of said key cap facing the said contact surface, and said cushion member is engaged within
said trench.

US Pat. No. 9,081,545

EXTERNAL CONTROL PAD

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. An external control pad, suitable for incorporating a mobile device, comprising:
two handheld parts individually provided with at least one control button, wherein said mobile device is placed in between
said handheld parts;

a movable set and two fastening mechanisms, wherein:
said movable set includes a first connecting lever, a second connecting lever, and at least one middle connecting lever, and
one end of said first connecting lever is axially disposed on one handheld part and one end of said second connecting lever
is axially disposed on the other handheld part, and two ends of said middle connecting lever are pivotally connected to the
other end of said first connecting lever and the other end of said second connecting lever respectively, and when said first
connecting lever and said second connecting lever individually rotate with respect to said handheld parts so as to enable
said middle connecting lever to pivotally rotate, said handheld parts will move away from or close to, each other; and

said fastening mechanisms are individually disposed in said first connecting lever and said second connecting lever, and each
said fastening mechanism includes an elastic element and a pressing component, where said elastic elements are individually
disposed between one pressing component and said first connecting lever, and between the other pressing component and said
second connecting lever, and one end of each said pressing component abuts against the corresponding elastic element and the
other end of each said pressing component abuts against said middle connecting lever such that said middle connecting lever
is pressingly fixed in between each said elastic element and each said pressing component, and when said first connecting
lever and/or said second connecting lever displace along a direction of pressing so as to abut against said elastic elements,
one end of each said pressing component will displace along the direction of pressing and the other end of each said pressing
component will release said middle connecting lever.

US Pat. No. 9,904,332

HEAT DISSIPATION MODULE, DISPLAY CARD ASSEMBLY AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A heat dissipation module, comprising: a heat sink set; and a first fan and a second fan disposed adjacent to each other
on the heat sink set, wherein each of the first fan and the second fan comprises a plurality of blades, the blades of the
first fan and the blades of the second fan are located on the same plane, and a shape of an end of each blade of the first
fan is complementary to a shape of an end of each blade of the second fan, and a projection of an area covered by the first
fan during rotation on a plane where the heat sink set is located partially overlaps with a projection of an area covered
by the second fan during rotation on the plane where the heat sink set is located, and a rotating direction of the first fan
is different from a rotating direction of the second fan; wherein the end of each blade of the first fan comprises an upper
notch and a lower protrusion located below the upper notch, and the end of each blade of the second fan comprises a lower
notch having a shape corresponding to the lower protrusion and an upper protrusion having a shape corresponding to the upper
notch located above the lower notch.

US Pat. No. 9,653,830

EXTENDING DEVICE FOR SIGNAL TRANSMISSION AND MAINBOARD ASSEMBLY

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. An extending device for signal transmission, comprising:
a first riser card, including a first circuit board, a first electric socket, and a first electric connector; wherein the
first electric socket is disposed on a side surface of the first circuit board, the first electric connector is disposed at
an edge of the first electric circuit board for inserting into a main socket of a mainboard;

a signal coupling card, including a third circuit board, a second electric connector, and a third electric connector; wherein
the second electric connector and the third electric connector are respectively disposed on two opposite edges of the third
circuit board, the second electric connector electrically connected to the third electric connector via the third circuit
board, the second electric connector is for inserting into the first electric socket, the third circuit board and the mainboard
are arranged in parallel; and

a second riser card, including a second circuit board, a second electric socket, and at least one extending socket; wherein
the second electric socket and the extending socket are respectively disposed on both side surfaces of the second circuit
board, the third electric connector of the signal coupling card is for inserting into the second electric socket, and the
extending socket is electrically connected to the second electric socket.

US Pat. No. 9,317,064

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. An electronic device to process default functions of the electronic device, comprising:
a first body;
a second body, pivotally connected to the first body, wherein the second body includes an opening on a bottom surface of the
second body;

a motherboard, disposed inside said second body, wherein said motherboard within said second body communicates the outside
through said opening;

a baffle, disposed on said bottom surface with said opening, wherein one side edge of the baffle is pivotally connected to
the second body, and the baffle is able to rotate with respect to the second body;

an elastic element with one end of the elastic element connected to the baffle and the other end of the elastic element connected
to the second body;

a pivotal rotation mechanism including:
a first connecting piece, fixed to said bottom surface with said opening of the second body; and
a second connecting piece, fixed to the baffle, wherein the first connecting piece and the second connecting piece are pivotally
connected with each other via a shaft, such that the first connecting piece and the second connecting piece are able to rotate
with respect to each other; and

a drive mechanism, including:
a pivot, having two ends respectively connected to the first body and the second body;
a linkage, sleeved over the pivot; and
a cam, sleeved over the linkage, and disposed corresponding to the position of the baffle;
wherein the electronic device is arranged such that when the first body rotates with respect to the second body, the first
body drives the pivot to rotate, the pivot drives the linkage to make the cam rotate, and the cam contacts and pushes the
baffle and makes the baffle rotate with respect to the second body and expose part of the opening; wherein when the first
body rotates with respect to the second body, the cam separates from the baffle, and the elastic element pull the baffle back
for covering the opening; wherein the baffle further includes a stopper disposed on said baffle and corresponding to said
second body; and when the baffle rotates with respect to the second body, the stopper withstands the second body, such that
the baffle rotates in a limited range of angle, wherein said bottom surface with said opening of the second body further includes
a plurality of pads, and the maximum distance between the baffle and the second body is shorter than the height of each of
the pads.

US Pat. No. 9,261,992

TOUCH METHOD FOR PALM REJECTION AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE USING THE SAME

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. An electronic device comprising:
a touch panel having a first detection region and a second detection region, and including a first operation mode and a second
operation mode, wherein the first detection region and the second detection region of the touch panel is capable of correspondingly
performing a clicking or sliding motion by detection at the second operation mode; and

a control unit electrically connected to the touch panel, wherein the touch panel is preset to operate at the first operation
mode, when the first detection region detects a pressed motion lasted for a first period of time at the first operation mode,
the touch panel generates a detecting signal correspondingly to be transmitted to the control unit, the control unit determines
based on the detecting signal so as to generate a control signal to the touch panel, and the touch panel activates the second
operation mode and ceases the first operation mode according to the control signal, wherein the touch panel activates the
first operation mode and ceases the second operation mode correspondingly provided that no motion is detected for a second
period of time at the second operation mode.

US Pat. No. 10,154,578

HEAT DISSIPATER RESILIENT STRUCTURE AND CONNECTOR MODULE

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A heat dissipater resilient structure, adapted to be fixed to a connector on a motherboard and for an expansion card heat dissipater to be disposed on, the heat dissipater resilient structure comprising:a body, adapted to be fixed to the connector;
an arm, extending from the body and bendable between a first position and a second position relative to the body;
a fixing member, located at the body or the arm, wherein the heat dissipater of the expansion card is adapted to be fixed to the fixing member of the heat dissipater resilient structure and leans against the arm to move with the arm, the expansion card heat dissipater is adapted to move with the arm from the first position to the second position when pressed, the arm moves with the expansion card heat dissipater to return to the first position when the expansion card heat dissipater is released from pressing, and the fixing member is a perforated slot located at the arm or the body for the expansion card heat dissipater to pass through.

US Pat. No. 9,501,998

DISPLAY CIRCUIT OF SWITCHABLE EXTERNAL DISPLAY PORTS

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A display circuit of switchable external display ports, comprising:
a graphics display unit, for generating a graphics display signal;
a first BIOS, electrically connected to the graphics display unit and storing a first BIOS program code;
a second BIOS, electrically connected to the graphics display unit and storing a second BIOS program code;
a BIOS switch, electrically connected to the first BIOS and the second BIOS, for enabling one of the first BIOS and the second
BIOS and disabling the other, such that the graphics display unit loads only one of the first BIOS program code and the second
BIOS program code;

an output switch, electrically connected to the graphics display unit;
at least one first output port ,electrically connected to the output switch; and
at least one second output port, electrically connected to the output switch;
wherein the display circuit is arranged such that when the graphics display unit loads the first BIOS program code, the graphics
display unit generates the graphics display signal conforming with the first output port, and the output switch is switched
to electrically connect the first output port to the graphics display unit to receive the graphics display signal conforming
to the first output port; when the graphics display unit loads the second BIOS program code, then the graphics display unit
generates the graphics display signal conforming with the second output port, and the output switch is switched to electrically
connect the second output port to the graphics display unit to receive the graphics display signal conforming to the second
output port;

wherein the first output port further includes a detection pin electrically connected to the BIOS switch and the output switch
to determine whether the first output port is connected to an external monitor or not, wherein:

when the first output port is connected to the external monitor, the detection pin outputs a first switching signal to the
BIOS switch and the output switch, and the BIOS switch is switched to enable the first BIOS and simultaneously the output
switch is switched to electrically connect the first output port to the graphics display unit;

when the second output port is connected to the external monitor, the detection pin outputs a second switching signal to the
BIOS switch and the output switch, and the BIOS switch is switched to enable the second BIOS and simultaneously the output
switch is switched to electrically connect the second output port to the graphics display unit.

US Pat. No. 10,026,453

HARD DISK TRAY AND HARD DISK RACK ASSEMBLY

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A disk tray, adapted for accommodating a hard disk having a plurality of screw holes at two sides, the disk tray comprising:a body, comprising two body lateral walls and a plurality of fixing members protruding from the two body lateral walls and corresponding to at least a part of the screw holes; and
a cover, pivoted to the body and comprising two cover lateral walls, and a hardness of the cover is greater than a hardness of the body, wherein
when the hard disk is placed in the hard disk tray, the fixing members extend into the at least a part of the screw holes, and when the cover is closed to the body, the two cover lateral walls are located outside the two body lateral walls, so as to prevent the two body lateral walls from moving outwardly.

US Pat. No. 9,529,581

CIRCUIT AND METHOD FOR WRITING PROGRAM CODES OF BASIC INPUT/OUTPUT SYSTEM

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A circuit for writing program codes of a basic input/output system, connected to a main circuit and a basic input/output
system of a computer system, wherein the basic input/output system having a memory for storing a BIOS program code, so that
the basic input/output system executes the functions, and the basic input/output system has a BIOS identifier, characterized
in that, the circuit for writing program codes of a basic input/output system comprises:
a data source connection interface, used to acquire an available BIOS program code corresponding to the BIOS identifier;
a judgment trigger circuit, connected to the main circuit, used to judge whether the basic input/output system is capable
of, after the power-on initialization phase starts, completing loading the BIOS program code and performing the system initialization
within a preset time, wherein if the basic input/output system is incapable of completing loading the BIOS program code and
performing the system initialization within the preset time, the judgment trigger circuit sends a trigger signal; and

a write circuit, electrically connected to the judgment trigger circuit, the basic input/output system and the data source
connection interface, wherein when the write circuit receives the trigger signal, the write circuit and the basic input/output
system establish the connection to acquire the BIOS identifier, the write circuit and the data source connection interface
establish the connection, and according to the BIOS identifier, download the available BIOS program code, and the write circuit
writes the available BIOS program code to the basic input/output system, to overwrite the current data in the basic input/output
system.

US Pat. No. 9,690,351

POWER CONTROL SYSTEM AND METHOD THEREOF

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A power control system applicable to a computer device, the computer device including a computer system and a power system,
the power system providing supply voltages to the components of the computer device, the power control system being coupled
to the computer system and the power system, the power control system comprising:
an overclocking frequency mode, wherein when the power control system is in the overclocking frequency mode, the computer
system is in an overclocking frequency state,

wherein when the computer system receives an OFF signal in an operating state and when the power control system is in the
overclocking frequency mode, the power control system intercepts the OFF signal transmitted from the computer system to the
power system and sends a SYSTEM-SHUTDOWN signal to the computer system so as to control the computer system to enter a non-operating
state and to control the power system to stay in the operating state,

wherein when the computer system receives the OFF signal in the operating state and when the power control system is not in
the overclocking frequency mode, the power control system controls the computer system and the power system both to enter
the non-operating state,

wherein the non-operating state refers to a state complying with a S3 mode, S4 mode or, S5 mode standard of an advanced configuration
and power interface (ACPI), and the operating state refers to that a state complying with a 50 mode standard of the ACPI.

US Pat. No. 9,411,402

POWER CONTROL SYSTEM AND POWER CONTROL METHOD

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A power control system for a computer device comprising an embedded controller and a power supply, the power supply providing
power to the embedded controller, the embedded controller comprising a first input terminal, a first output terminal and a
second output terminal, the power control system comprising:
a switch input terminal;
a first latch, comprising a first enabling input terminal, a first latch output terminal and a first reset terminal, wherein
the first enabling input terminal is coupled to the switch input terminal, the first latch output terminal is coupled to the
first input terminal, and the first reset terminal is coupled to the second output terminal, when the first enabling input
terminal receives a trigger signal through the switch input terminal from a component of the computer device to change a state
of the computer device, the first latch output terminal outputs a second logic level, and when the first reset terminal receives
a reset signal, the first latch output terminal outputs a first logic level; and

an enabling logic, comprising a first logic input terminal, a second logic input terminal and a logic output terminal, wherein
the first logic input terminal is coupled to the first latch output terminal, the second logic input terminal is coupled to
the first output terminal, the logic output terminal is coupled to the power supply and performs on-off control of the power
supply; when any one of the input terminals of the control logic receives the second logic level, the enabling logic outputs
an enabling signal through the logic output terminal to turn on the power supply, and when all the input terminals of the
enabling logic receive the first logic level, the enabling logic outputs a disabling signal to turns off the power supply;

wherein when the embedded controller is turned on and finishes initialization, the first output terminal outputs the second
logic level, and the second output terminal outputs the reset signal; when the switch input terminal receives the trigger
signal again to render the first latch output terminal outputting the second logic level, the first output terminal outputs
the first logic level and the second output terminal outputs the reset signal.

US Pat. No. 9,775,267

STRUCTURE AND METHOD FOR REDUCING ELECTROMAGNETIC INTERFERENCE

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A structure for reducing electromagnetic interference, comprising:
a circuit board, having an upper surface and a ground circuit;
an expansion slot, disposed on the upper surface of the circuit board, and having at least one metal pin electrically connected
to the circuit board; and

an electrical conductor, located above the upper surface of the circuit board, wherein a gap is maintained between the electrical
conductor and the metal pin of the expansion slot to produce a capacitor, and a gap is maintained between the electrical conductor
and the upper surface of the circuit board to produce another capacitor between the electrical conductor and the ground circuit.

US Pat. No. 9,666,971

CONNECTOR COVER AND CONNECTOR MODULE

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A connector cover, adapted to cover a connector, wherein the connector includes a connector body and two protrusions, the
connector body includes a connector top surface and four connector side surfaces, the connector top surface includes a connector
slot, the two protrusions are respectively located at two ends of the connector body and protrude from the connector top surface,
the two protrusions respectively include two protrusion inner walls facing towards each other and two grooves caved in the
protrusion inner walls, the two grooves communicate to the connector slot, the connector cover comprising:
a cover body, comprising:
a cover top surface, adapted to cover the connector top surface, and comprising an opening corresponding to the connector
slot; and

four cover side surfaces, adapted to cover the four connector side surfaces, wherein two of the cover side surfaces which
are opposite to each other connect to the cover top surface; and

at least one cover protrusion, located at at least one end of the cover body and protruding from the cover top surface, each
of the cover protrusions comprising:

two cover protrusion side surfaces, adapted to cover two of the connector side surfaces which are opposite to each other;
and

at least one covering portion, each of the covering portions extending from one of the cover protrusion side surfaces and
adapted to curve along a contour of the protrusion inner wall and cover at least a part of the protrusion inner wall, each
of the covering portions comprising a protruding arm, wherein the protruding arm is adapted to extend into the groove.

US Pat. No. 10,164,359

POWER CONNECTOR AND ASSEMBLING METHOD THEREOF

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A power connector, comprising:a housing, having an interior space, a plurality of first insertion slots and a plurality of second insertion slots, and the plurality of first insertion slots and the plurality of second insertion slots connected to the interior space;
a partition plate, the partition plate located in the interior space and dividing the interior space into a plurality of first wire channels and a plurality of second wire channels, the plurality of first insertion slots perpendicular to the plurality of first wire channels, and the plurality of second insertion slots perpendicular to the plurality of second wire channels;
a plurality of first pins and a plurality of second pins, each of the plurality of first pins and the plurality of second pins having an inserting section and a wire contact section, the inserting sections of the plurality of first pins respectively located in the plurality of first insertion slots, the inserting sections of the plurality of second pins respectively located in the plurality of second insertion slots, the wire contact sections of the plurality of first pins respectively located in the plurality of the first wire channels, and the wire contact sections of the plurality of second pins respectively located in the plurality of second wire channels;
a plurality of first wires and a plurality of second wires, the plurality of first wires respectively located in the plurality of first wire channels and respectively electrically connected to the wire contact sections of the plurality of first pins, and the plurality of the second wires respectively located in the plurality of second wire channels and respectively electrically connected to the wire contact sections of the plurality of second pins; and
a filler, made of a different material from the housing, and filled in the interior space in order to enclose and separate the plurality of first wires and the plurality of second wires.

US Pat. No. 10,083,145

MOTHERBOARD MODULE HAVING SWITCHABLE PCI-E LANE

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A motherboard module having switchable PCI-E lanes, comprising:a CPU comprising 2N processor pin sets;
a first PCI-E slot electrically connected to the CPU and comprising 2N first PCI-E pin sets;
a second PCI-E slot electrically connected to the CPU and comprising 2N second PCI-E pin sets;
a first switch comprising a first input terminal and a first output terminal which is switchable; and
a second switch comprising a second input terminal and a second output terminal which is switchable, wherein
the 1st to a-th processor pin sets of the CPU are electrically connected to the first input terminal, and the first output terminal is switchably electrically connected to the 1st to a-th of the first PCI-E pin sets of the first PCI-E slot or the (2N?a+1)th to 2N-th of the second PCI-E pin sets of the second PCI-E slot to form PCI-E lanes whose number is a,
the (a+1)th to 2N-th processor pin sets of the CPU are electrically connected to the second input terminal, and the second output terminal is switchably electrically connected to the (a+1)th to 2N-th of the first PCI-E pin sets of the first PCI-E slot or the 1st to (2N?a)th of the second PCI-E pin sets of the second PCI-E slot to form PCI-E lanes whose number is 2N?a, wherein 1

US Pat. No. 10,203,961

BIOS CONTROL METHOD FOR PCI-E LANE

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A BIOS control method for PCI-E lanes suitable for applying to a motherboard module, wherein the motherboard module comprises a CPU, a BIOS, a first PCI-E slot, and a second PCI-E slot respectively electrically connected to the CPU, and the CPU, the first PCI-E slot, and the second PCI-E slot respectively support PCI-E lanes whose number is 2N, the BIOS control method for PCI-E lanes comprising:obtaining an information of whether a first expansion card and a second expansion card are respectively inserted in the first PCI-E slot and the second PCI-E slot via the BIOS; and
instructing the CPU to control a switch circuit for assigning a reverse order of the PCI-E lanes electrically connected between the CPU and the second PCI-E slot via the BIOS if the second expansion card is inserted in the second PCI-E slot, where the reverse order is reversed to an order of the PCI-E lanes electrically connected between the CPU and the first PCI-E slot.

US Pat. No. 9,837,751

CONNECTOR COVER AND CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A connector cover, adapted to cover a connector and be fixed to a main board, wherein the connector comprises a connector
top surface and a connector bottom surface opposite to each other and four connector lateral sides respectively connected
to the connector top surface and the connector bottom surface, and the connector top surface comprises a connector slot, the
connector cover comprising:
a cover top surface, adapted to cover the connector top surface and comprising a cover slot corresponding to the connector
slot;

four cover lateral sides, adapted to cover the four connector lateral sides, wherein the two opposite cover lateral sides
are connected to the cover top surface;

at least one bending pin, perpendicularly extending from one of the cover lateral sides and parallel to the cover top surface,
wherein the at least one bending pin is adapted to be bent to lean against the connector bottom surface; and

at least one connecting pin, extending from one of the cover lateral sides, wherein the connector cover is adapted to be connected
to the main board through the at least one connecting pin, wherein at least one of the cover lateral sides comprises a plane
and a rib protruding from or recessed with respect to the plane.

US Pat. No. 10,135,201

COVER BODY THAT FIXES A LIGHT GUIDE BAR AND ENHANCES THE STRUCTURAL STRENGTH OF THE COVERED CONNECTOR

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A connector cover module adapted to be disposed on a connector on a mother board, the connector cover module comprising:a cover body comprising a top surface, a plurality of lateral surfaces, a fixing leg, and at least one arm, wherein the fixing leg extending from one of the lateral surfaces to a direction away from the top surface, the fixing leg is adapted to be fixed to the mother board, and the at least one arm extends from one of the lateral surfaces and bends outward to form an accommodating groove; and
at least one light guide bar located beside one of the lateral surfaces, held by the corresponding at least one arm, and located in the accommodating groove bent and formed by the at least one arm.

US Pat. No. 9,959,909

HDD TRAY AND HDD RACK ASSEMBLY

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A hard disk drive (HDD) tray, adapted to carry a HDD and comprising:a base, comprising a bottom plate and two base lateral plates connected to the bottom plate; and
a cover, pivoted to the base and comprising a top plate and two cover lateral plates connected to the top plate, wherein one of each of the cover lateral plates and a corresponding base lateral plate of the base lateral plates comprises a first fixing member which is retractable, the other one comprises a fixing hole corresponding to the first fixing member, each of the first fixing members comprises an outer shell with a concave hole, an elastic member located in the concave hole, a bead connected to the elastic member, and a portion of the bead normally protrudes from the concave hole and is adapted to be retracted into the concave hole when compressed,
the HDD is adapted to be located between the base and the cover, when the cover covers the base, the first fixing members extend into the corresponding fixing holes, so as to fix a relative location of the cover and the base, and
when the cover is pivoted upward relative to the base, each of the first fixing members is drawn back along an inner wall of the fixing hole, so as to exit the corresponding fixing hole.

US Pat. No. 9,927,849

APPARATUS FOR COVERING CONNECTION PORT ASSEMBLY

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. An apparatus for covering connection port assembly, disposed on a motherboard for covering a connection port assembly on the motherboard, the motherboard having a top surface and a bottom surface, the connection port assembly having a signal connection surface, the connection port assembly disposed on an edge of the top surface of the motherboard, and the signal connection surface facing outwardly in a horizontal direction of the motherboard, the apparatus for covering connection port assembly comprising:a door frame disposed on the motherboard, the door frame comprising:
two support members, each having a fixed end and a connecting end, wherein the fixed ends of the two support members are fixed on the top surface of the motherboard and correspond to two lateral edges of the signal connection surface, so that the connection port assembly is located between the two support members;
a connecting member connected to the connecting ends of the two support members, wherein the two support members, the connecting member, and the motherboard define an accommodating area at an edge portion of the motherboard, and the connection port assembly is located within the accommodating area; and
at least one latch disposed on the connecting member; and
a shielding plate, comprising:
a plate body for covering the signal connection surface, wherein the plate body has at least one opening, an upper edge, and a lower edge, at least part of the signal connection surface is exposed via the opening, the lower edge corresponds to the edge portion of the motherboard; and
an upper flange extending from the upper edge, wherein the upper flange comprises a latch hole, and the latch is engaged into the latch hole.

US Pat. No. 10,125,929

LIGHT GUIDE BAR AND CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A light guide bar adapted to be disposed between two connectors, wherein the two connectors are disposed on a main board and each of the two connectors comprise a connector lateral wall, and at least one of the two connectors comprises a positioning protrusion that protrudes from the connector lateral wall, the light guide bar comprising:a light guide bar body comprising two pairs of opposite light guide bar lateral walls and at least one positioning recess, wherein the two pairs of opposite light guide bar lateral walls have different lengths, each of the at least one positioning recess is formed on one of longer pair of the light guide bar lateral walls and the at least one positioning recess is adapted to be positioned on the positioning protrusion of the at least one of the connectors,
wherein one of the light guide bar lateral walls is adapted to introduce light emitted from a light source that is disposed on the main board at a position close to the two connectors, and the light guide bar lateral wall is located beside the light source.

US Pat. No. 9,703,347

MOTHERBOARD WITH BACKUP POWER AND OPERATION SYSTEM UTILIZING THE SAME

Giga-Byte Technology Co.,...

1. A motherboard with backup power providing an output voltage to at least one computer information apparatus and comprising:
a first power connector comprising an input terminal configured to receive DC power, wherein the DC power is provided by a
power supply;

an Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) coupled to the first power connector, providing the output voltage and detecting the
DC power, wherein the UPS comprises an input terminal to receive the DC power and an output terminal to provide the output
voltage, and when the DC power is stable, the UPS provides the DC power as the output voltage, and when the DC power is unstable,
the UPS provides battery power as the output voltage;

a backup power device comprising a battery and coupled to the UPS to provide the battery power, wherein the battery is configured
to provide the battery power; and

a third power connector coupled to the backup power device, wherein the third power connector comprises a first input terminal
receiving the DC power, a first output terminal providing the DC power to the backup power device or receiving the battery
power and a second output terminal providing the battery power to a switch, and when a level of the DC power is within a predetermined
range, the third power connector provides the DC power to the backup power device, and when the level of the DC power is not
within the predetermined range, the third power connector provides the battery power to the switch, wherein the third power
connector comprises a Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) connector or a PCIe (PCI Express) connector.

US Pat. No. 10,123,446

SERVER DEVICE

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A server device, comprising:a chassis, having at least one accommodating space, at least one first surface, at least one second surface, at least one opening and at least one front side, the at least one first surface and the at least one second surface facing each other and respectively located at two opposite sides of the at least one accommodating space, the at least one opening located at the at least one front side and connected to the at least one accommodating space; and
at least one server assembly, slidably disposed in the at least one accommodating space from the at least one opening, the at least one server assembly comprising a first server and a second server, and the first server closer to the at least one first surface than the second server;
wherein both the at least one first surface and the at least one front side are orthogonal to a reference plane, and an orthogonal projection of the first server on the reference plane partially overlaps an orthogonal projection of the second server on the reference plane;
wherein the first server and the second server both have a tray, a circuit board, a first electronic component and a second electronic component, each of the trays has a supporting surface, the two supporting surfaces face each other, the circuit boards are respectively disposed on the supporting surfaces, the first electronic components are respectively disposed on the circuit boards, the second electronic components are respectively disposed on the circuit boards, the first electronic component protrudes further from the circuit board than the second electronic component, an orthogonal projection of the first electronic component of the first server on the reference plane partially overlaps an orthogonal projection of the first electronic component of the second server on the reference plane;
wherein each of the trays has a bottom plate and a front plate, each of the front plate comprises a first portion and a second portion, both the first portion and the second portion are connected to the bottom plate, the first portion protrudes further from the circuit board than the second portion, the first portion corresponds to the first electronic component, and the second portion corresponds to the second electronic component.

US Pat. No. 10,101,523

LIGHT GUIDE HEAT DISSIPATION MODULE AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A light guide heat dissipation module, comprising:a first heat dissipation member, comprising an opening;
a second heat dissipation member, thermally coupled to the first heat dissipation member;
a light guide member, disposed between the first heat dissipation member and the second heat dissipation member, the opening of the first heat dissipation member exposing a portion of the light guide member, the light guide member comprising a light incident surface; and
a light source assembly, comprising a light source and a pad electrically connected to the light source, the light source being disposed beside the light incident surface of the light guide member, the pad being disposed on a bottom surface of the second heat dissipation member away from the first heat dissipation member.

US Pat. No. 10,254,575

DISPLAY DEVICE

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A display device, comprising:a casing comprising a bottom plate and a plurality of lateral plates, and the plurality of lateral plates being respectively connected to sides of the bottom plate so as to form an accommodating space therewithin;
at least one adhesive member attached to the bottom plate;
a display panel disposed in the accommodating space and attached to the adhesive member; and
a flexible frame comprising three side bars connected end to end and respectively disposed on three adjacent sides of the display panel, each of the side bars comprising a support part, a side part and a cover part, wherein the side part is located between and connected to the support part and the cover part, and a portion of the display panel is sandwiched between the support part and the cover part,
wherein at least a portion of the cover part is not covered by the casing.

US Pat. No. 10,645,794

HEAT DISSIPATION ASSEMBLY OF M.2 EXPANSION CARD AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A heat dissipating assembly of M.2 expansion card adapted to fix an M.2 expansion card on a motherboard, comprising:a heat dissipating body having a first end and comprising:
a fixed portion located at the first end, and the heat dissipating body is adapted to be fixed on the motherboard through the fixed portion;
a groove extended from a position of the fixed portion and extended along a direction away from the first end;
at least one screw hole; and
a sliding member slidably disposed at the groove, the at least one screw hole being formed on the sliding member; and
a locking member detachably disposed on the at least one screw hole and adapted to fix the M.2 expansion card to the heat dissipating body.

US Pat. No. 10,645,785

ILLUMINATION DUMMY MODULE

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. An illumination dummy module, adapted to a motherboard; wherein the motherboard comprises a basic input and output system module and at least one card slot, the card slot at least comprises a power line, a clock line and a data line, and the clock line, and the data line are connected to the basic input and output system module and a switch is electrically connected to the basic input and output system module; the illumination dummy module comprising:a circuit board, including an insertion part extending on an edge of the circuit board; wherein the insertion part is used to insert into the card slot;
a power pin, a clock pin and a data pin, disposed to the insertion part and respectively connected to the power line, the clock line and the data line;
at least one light source, disposed on the circuit board;
a power converter, disposed on the circuit board, receiving input power from the card slot via the power pin and the power line, and converting the input power into an output power; and
a driver circuit, disposed on the circuit board, for receiving the output power from the power converter, and receiving a clock signal and a control command from the card slot via the clock pin and the data pin respectively; wherein the clock signal and the control command are issued by the basic input and output system module and output by the clock line and the data line;
wherein the control command includes setting parameters of a plurality of control modes, the setting parameters include timings to enable and disable the at least one light source, and a selection of the switch is used to select the setting parameters of one of the plurality of control modes;
wherein the driver circuit includes a controller and at least one transistor switch, one end of the transistor switch is connected to the light source, the other end of the transistor switch is connected to the power converter to receive the output power, and the controller uses the clock signal as a reference signal for time-counting and uses the setting parameters of one of the plurality of control modes corresponding to the selection of the switch to determine the timings to switch the transistor switch into a conducting state or a non-conducting state at different timings according to the time-counting and the control command, so as to enable or disable the light source according to the clock signal and the control command.

US Pat. No. 10,869,384

CIRCUIT BOARD HEAT DISSIPATION ASSEMBLY

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A circuit board heat dissipation assembly, comprising:a circuit board, including a front side and a rear side, wherein the front side has at least one heat generating area;
a heat sink, disposed in the heat generating area;
a metal back plate, disposed at a spacing from the rear side of the circuit board;
a heat pipe, including a first end, a bend segment, and a second end, wherein the first end is connected to the heat sink, the second end is in contact with the metal back plate, and the bend segment connects the first end and the second end at a side edge of the circuit board;
a pressing member, including a fixed portion and a pressing portion extending from the fixed portion, wherein the pressing member and the second end of the heat pipe are located between the metal back plate and the circuit board, the fixed portion is configured to be fixed on the metal back plate, and the pressing portion is configured to press the second end; and
a bolt, configured to pass through the metal back plate from an outer side surface of the metal back plate and be screwed into the fixed portion of the pressing member, so as to fix the fixed portion to the metal back plate;
wherein the circuit board includes a notched groove located at the side edge of the circuit board, the notched groove is open at the side edge and extends toward the pressing member, and the bend segment passes through the notched groove.

US Pat. No. 10,444,297

ELECTRONIC SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR RECOGNIZING STATUS OF POWER-SUPPLY DEVICE

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. An electronic system for recognizing status of a power-supply device, comprising:the power-supply device, generating a working power and storing an accumulated operation time length and a suggested operation time length of the power-supply device; and
an electronic device, coupled to the power-supply device, and receiving the working power to perform a booting operation, wherein the electronic device reads the accumulated operation time length and the suggested operation time length, and compares the accumulated operation time length and the suggested operation time length, and if the accumulated operation time length is greater than or equal to the suggested operation time length, the electronic device generates a warning message to indicate that the power-supply device has reached a life time,
wherein when the electronic device performs the booting operation, the electronic device further stores a booting time point to the power-supply device, and
the electronic device reads the booting time point and the accumulated operation time length during a shutdown operation, calculates a usage time length according to the booting time point and a shutdown time point, and updates the accumulated operation time length in the power-supply device according to a sum of the usage time length and the accumulated operation time length,
wherein the electronic device comprises:
a control circuit, configured to generate at least one of a read instruction and a write instruction during the booting operation or the shutdown operation; and
a first signal processing circuit, coupled to the control circuit,
wherein the first signal processing circuit combines the read instruction with the working power for transmitting to the power-supply device, and obtains at least one of the first status information stored in the power-supply device form the working power based on the read instruction, wherein the first status information comprises the accumulated operation time length, the suggested operation time length and the booting time point,
wherein the first signal processing circuit combines the write instruction with the working power for transmitting to the power-supply device, so as to update at least one of the first status information stored in the power-supply device.

US Pat. No. 10,003,153

CONNECTOR MODULE

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A connector module adapted for an expansion card, comprising:a connector, comprising a shaft; and
a heatsink, comprising a groove recessed in a single direction, wherein the heatsink is adapted to move in a direction opposite to the recessed direction of the groove to insert the shaft into the groove, and the shaft is pivoted in the groove, so that the heatsink is adapted to pivotally rotate relative to the connector
wherein the heatsink comprises a base, a fin set, and two holding parts, wherein the fin set is disposed on the base, and wherein the two holding parts extend from two opposite sides of the base in a direction away from the fin set and towards a direction below the base so as to clamp the expansion card inserted to the connector.

US Pat. No. 10,645,650

COMPUTER POWER SAVING METHOD AND COMPUTER WAKING METHOD

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A computer waking method, applied to a computer having a Bluetooth signal receiving port, with the computer waking method comprising:determining whether the computer receives a trigger instruction generated by pressing a power switch of the computer when a processor of the computer stops working and the computer is in a power saving mode;
determining whether an intensity of a communication signal related to a registered mobile device obtained by the Bluetooth signal receiving port falls within a working intensity range after the computer receives the trigger instruction;
enabling the processor to make the computer operate in a working mode when the computer receives the trigger instruction and the intensity of the communication signal falls within a working intensity range;
enabling a random access memory and a hard disk after enabling the processor; and
moving program instructions and data stored in the hard disk to the random access memory via the processor.

US Pat. No. 10,235,259

MEMORY OVERCLOCKING METHOD AND COMPUTER DEVICE

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A memory overclocking method, suitable for a computer device comprising a basic input output system and a memory, wherein the method comprises:when the computer device is booted, automatically executing a boot loader of the computer device, and automatically executing an overclocking module by the basic input output system, wherein at least one first memory clock frequency for overclocking is preset in a serial presence detect of the memory;
generating a second memory clock frequency by the overclocking module, wherein the second memory clock frequency is higher than the at least one first memory clock frequency and the second memory clock frequency is a function of a slew rate of the memory;
analyzing an eye pattern of the memory to determine an optimal slew rate for the memory and an optimal second memory clock frequency as a function of the optimized slew rate of the memory; and
determining whether the second memory clock frequency is the optimal second memory clock frequency of the computer device, and operating the memory at the second memory clock frequency if the second memory clock frequency is the optimal second memory clock frequency.

US Pat. No. 10,505,577

HANDHELD ELECTRONIC DEVICE WITH DROP PROTECTION

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A handheld electronic device, comprising:a body comprising a front surface, a back surface, and at least one side;
a sensor disposed in the body and generating a control signal when the handheld electronic device is dropping;
at least one buffer disposed on the side of the body, and comprising front and rear portions extending in different directions and a spiral shaft formed between the front and back portions and disposed in the body; and
at least one driving part disposed in the body and comprising:
a housing comprising a long hole for receiving the spiral shaft so that when the spiral shaft protrudes from the housing, the long hole causes the spiral shaft to rotate to make the front and back portions of the at least one buffer protrude from the front and back surfaces of the body respectively; and
a compression spring disposed in the housing and compressed by the spiral shaft to store an elastic force while the spiral shaft is retracted into the housing so that the elastic force pushes the spiral shaft to protrude from the housing when the driving part receives the control signal.

US Pat. No. 10,379,285

ELECTRONIC DEVICE

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. An electronic device, adapted for an expansion card, the electronic device comprising:a main board, comprising a connector and a light source disposed beside the connector; and
a light guide heat dissipation module, detachably disposed on a position of the main board near the connector and adapted to be thermally coupled to the expansion card inserted in the connector, the light guide heat dissipation module comprising a first heat dissipation member, a second heat dissipation member thermally coupled to the first heat dissipation member, and a first light guide member disposed between the first heat dissipation member and the second heat dissipation member, the first heat dissipation member comprising an opening, the opening exposing a portion of the first light guide member, wherein
light emitted by the light source is adapted to be guided by the first light guide member to the opening of the first heat dissipation member when the light guide heat dissipation module is disposed on the main board.

US Pat. No. 10,397,804

WIRELESS ACCESS POINT SYSTEM, PORTABLE ELECTRONIC DEVICE ABLE TO CONTROL ANTENNA DIRECTION OF WIRELESS ACCESS POINT APPARATUS, AND METHOD FOR OPTIMIZING ANTENNA DIRECTION OF A WIRELESS ACCESS POINT APPARATUS

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A wireless access point system, comprising:a wireless access point apparatus, having a directional antenna unit and an antenna-adjusting unit; wherein
the directional antenna unit is adapted to radiate a wireless signal having a radiation direction; and
the antenna-adjusting unit is adapted to receive a control instruction to adjust the radiation direction of the wireless signal;
a storage device storing a location list, the location list recording a location and an optimum direction corresponding to the location; and
a portable electronic device establishing a wireless communication link with the wireless access point apparatus, the portable electronic device having a wireless signal transceiver and a central processing unit; wherein the portable electronic device includes a detection mode and a connection mode and is arranged such that in the detection mode, the central processing unit generates the control instruction, and the wireless signal transceiver transmit the control instruction to control the wireless access point apparatus to radiate the wireless signal and change the radiation direction within a specified direction range; the wireless signal transceiver receives the wireless signal and the central processing unit analyzes the wireless signal to obtain the optimum direction having an optimum signal receiving strength, so that the central processing unit updates the location list in the storage device with the optimum direction and the location corresponding to the optimum direction;
in the connection mode, the central processing unit receives the input of the location, loads the optimum direction corresponding to the location according to the location list in the storage device, and controls the radiation direction to be adjusted as the optimum direction being loaded.

US Pat. No. 10,827,645

FAN EXPANSION CARD AND MOTHERBOARD MODULE

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A fan expansion card, comprising:a first circuit board having at least one through-hole and comprising a first connection port, wherein the first connection port has a PCI-E interface; and
at least one first fan disposed at a position on the first circuit board corresponding to the at least one through-hole and electrically connected to the first circuit board, wherein when each of the at least one first fan is in operation, an airflow generated by each of the at least one first fan passes through the corresponding through-hole,
wherein the first circuit board further comprises a control chip electrically connected to the first connection port and the at least one first fan, and the control chip is configured to control a rotating speed of the at least one first fan.

US Pat. No. 10,708,498

VIDEO TAKING DEVICE WITH AUXILLARY CONTROLLER AND MAIN CONTROLLER, AND OPERATION METHOD THEREOF

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A video taking device, comprising:a video camera configured to film to generate a video stream;
an auxiliary controller electrically connected with the video camera, and configured to determine whether a target exists in the video stream, and to generate a switch instruction after determining that the target exists in the video stream; and
a main controller electrically connected with the video camera and the auxiliary controller, wherein when the main controller receives the switch instruction, the main controller switches into a first operation mode from a first standby mode and returns another switch instruction to the auxiliary controller so as to instruct the auxiliary controller to enter into a second standby mode, and to obtain the video stream from the video camera for recognizing appearance of the target.

US Pat. No. 10,430,369

INTERFACE CARD MODULE AND ADAPTER CARD THEREOF

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. An interface card module configured to be inserted into a PCIe slot on a motherboard and to be inserted with a cable electrically connected to a function chip, and the interface card comprising:an adapter card having a mainboard, a first PCIe male connector, a socket and at least one cable connector, and the first PCIe male connector, the socket and the cable connector disposed on the mainboard, wherein the first PCIe male connector is configured to be inserted into the PCIe slot on the motherboard, and the at least one cable connector is configured to be inserted with the cable; and
a function card having a second PCIe male connector, wherein the function card is inserted into the socket of the adapter card, and the socket for the insertion of the function card is located on a side of the mainboard opposite to the first PCIe male connector.

US Pat. No. 10,528,108

EXPANDING DEVICE

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. An expanding device coupled between a host and at least one peripheral device, comprising:at least one connection port comprising a power pin and at least one data pin and configured to couple the peripheral device;
a first luminescent element configured to generate first light;
a sensor sensing external light to generate a detection signal; and
a micro-controller controlling brightness or color of the first light and controlling a voltage level of the power pin, wherein the expanding device provides power provided by the host to the peripheral device,
wherein:
in response to a voltage level of the data pin not being equal to a first pre-determined value, the micro-controller directs the connection port to operate in a normal mode and sets the brightness of the first light to a first brightness value,
in response to the voltage level of the data pin being equal to the first pre-determined value, the micro-controller directs the connection port to operate in a sleep mode and sets the brightness of the first light to a second brightness value which is less than the first brightness value,
in response to the connection port operating in the sleep mode and the detection signal being higher than a second pre-determined value, the micro-controller sets the brightness of the first light to the first brightness value from the second brightness value.

US Pat. No. 10,378,753

LIGHT EMITTING FAN DEVICE WITH A HYBRID OF LIGHT-REFLECTIVE AND LIGHT-GUIDING MECHANISMS

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A light-emitting cooling fan, comprising:a base;
a bracket arranged above the base;
an impeller located in between the base and the bracket, rotatably mounted on the base, and having a hub and a plurality of fan blades arranged around the hub;
a light source disposed on the bracket and pointing downward to the hub of the impeller;
a reflector disposed on the hub of the impeller and underneath the light source, and configured for reflecting light from the light source in a radial direction of the hub; and
a light guiding member, disposed on the hub and underneath the light source, and configured for receiving the light from the reflector and leading the light to travel along the radial direction of the hub to outside of the hub and then hit one of the fan blades of the impeller.

US Pat. No. 10,973,150

HEAT DISSIPATION ASSEMBLY AND MAINBOARD MODULE

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A heat dissipation assembly, comprising:a case comprising a cavity, a first water hole, and a second water hole, wherein the cavity comprises a first region and a second region communicated with each other, and the first water hole and the second water hole are communicated with the first region of the cavity; and
a partition structure comprising a separation wall and a separation layer connected to each other, wherein the separation wall is vertically disposed in the first region of the cavity to separate a first flow path and a second flow path disposed in left and right portions in the first region, and the separation layer is horizontally disposed in the second region of the cavity to separate a third flow path and a fourth flow path disposed in upper and lower portions in the second region, wherein the first flow path is communicated with the third flow path, the third flow path is communicated with the fourth flow path, and the fourth flow path is communicated with the second flow path,
wherein a fluid sequentially flows from the first flow path which is one of the left and right portions of the first region separated by the separation wall into the third flow path which is one of the upper and lower portions of the second region separated by the separation layer, then flows into the fourth flow path which is the other one of the upper and lower portions of the second region separated by the separation layer, and then flows into the second flow path which is the other one of the left and right portions of the first region separated by the separation wall, or flows from the second flow path which is one of the left and right portions of the first region separated by the separation wall into the fourth flow path which is one of the upper and lower portions of the second region separated by the separation layer, then flows into third flow path which is the other one of the upper and lower portions of the second region separated by the separation layer, and then flows into the first flow path which is the other one of the left and right portions of the first region separated by the separation wall.

US Pat. No. 10,831,285

PEN-SHAPED FOLDING MOUSE

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A pen-shaped folding mouse, comprising:a scroll wheel, having an axis line;
two supporting shafts, disposed at two opposite sides of the scroll wheel and parallel to the axis line;
two rod bodies, located at the two opposite sides of the scroll wheel and movably disposed on the two supporting shafts, the two rod bodies comprising two outer surfaces and two first end surfaces adjacent to the scroll wheel;
two buttons, disposed on the two outer surfaces of the two rod bodies; and
an optical sensor, located on the outer surface of one of the rod bodies, wherein
the two first end surfaces face the two opposite sides of the scroll wheel when the two rod bodies are at a first position, the two rod bodies and the scroll wheel extend along the axis line so that a pen shaft shape is presented, the two rod bodies are adapted to move relative to the scroll wheel from the first position to a second position so that the two outer surfaces of the two rod bodies face the two opposite sides of the scroll wheel and approach each other, the two rod bodies, the scroll wheel, the optical sensor, and the two buttons form a mouse together, and the two buttons function as a left button and a right button of the mouse.

US Pat. No. 10,707,601

MEMORY SOCKET PROTECTING COVER AND MEMORY SOCKET ASSEMBLY

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

6. A memory socket assembly, adapted for a memory module to insert, wherein the memory module comprises a fool-proof concave, the memory socket assembly comprising:a memory socket, comprising a fool-proof member corresponding to the fool-proof concave;
a memory socket protecting cover, assembled to the memory socket, comprising:
two lateral walls, disposed at whole of two long side surfaces of the memory socket; and
a wear-resistant member, connected to the two lateral walls and disposed on the fool-proof member, wherein a width of the wear-resistant member is greater than or equal to a width of the fool-proof member and is smaller than a width of the fool-proof concave,
wherein when the memory module is inserted in or pulled from the memory socket, a wall of the memory module beside the fool-proof concave is adapted to contact the wear-resistant member, and a length of the memory socket protecting cover is not less than a length of the memory socket.

US Pat. No. 10,922,261

MEMORY CLOCK FREQUENCY ADJUSTING METHOD, MAINBOARD, AND COMPUTER OPERATING SYSTEM

GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO.,...

1. A memory clock frequency adjusting method, suitable for a computer device comprising a basic input output system and a memory, wherein the memory clock frequency adjusting method comprises:executing a boot process of the computer device, the memory being operated at a standard memory clock frequency recorded in a serial presence detect of the memory and set by the basic input output system;
determining whether the computer device is successfully booted by the basic input output system to decide whether to re-execute the boot process of the computer device; and
adjusting a setting of the memory clock frequency by the basic input output system if the computer device re-executes the boot process to lower the memory clock frequency, such that the memory is operated at the lowered memory clock frequency,
wherein the step of adjusting the setting of the memory clock frequency by the basic input output system to lower the memory clock frequency comprises:
determining whether the memory clock frequency is a default memory clock frequency of a minimum threshold;
when the memory clock frequency is the default memory clock frequency of the minimum threshold, the basic input output system stops adjusting the memory clock frequency; and
when the memory clock frequency is not the default memory clock frequency of the minimum threshold, the basic input output system lowers the memory clock frequency according to a default frequency adjusting range multiple times to re-execute the boot process of the computer device multiple times until the computer device is successfully booted,
wherein the default memory clock frequency of the minimum threshold is lower than the standard memory clock frequency recorded in the serial presence detect of the memory, and the default memory clock frequency of the minimum threshold is a lowest memory clock frequency at which the memory is capable of being operated.