Gigabyte Technology Co. Ltd. was established in 1986 by Pei-Cheng Yeh. Gigabyte's components are used in Alienware, Falcon Northwest, CybertronPC and Origin PC.

A key feature of the Gigabyte dating back to 2006 were its ultra-durable motherboards, advertised with "all solid capacitors". On 8 August 2006 Gigabyte announced a joint venture with Asus. Gigabyte developed the world's first software-controlled power supply in July 2007.