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Gigabyte 970A-DS3P Motherboard Socket AM3+ AMD 970 SB950 DDR3 SATA RAID ATX Gigabit Ethernet LAN (rev. 1.0)

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  • Quick Find Code: K335630
  • Manufacturers SKU: GA-970A-DS3P
  • Product UPC/EAN: 4719331814229

Product Description

GIGABYTE's AMD motherboards are ready to support new generation of 32nm AMD AM3+ multi-core processors, delivering the very best platform for multitasking, multimedia and high performance gaming. This motherboard designs with Split Power Plane, 4+1 phase VRM to support AMD the latest 45nm AM3 PhenomII/ AthlonII processors, delivering the great performance enchantment to system and ultimate scalability hardware expending. Yet another onboard feature of GIGABYTE AMD 900 series motherboards are integrated the latest AMD SB950 chip for high-speed SATA Revision 3.0 compatibility, delivering 6 ports native superfast 6Gbps link speeds for twice the data transfer rates of SATA Revision 2.0 (3 Gbps) and RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 support. When used in RAID 0 (Stripe) mode, GIGABYTE AMD 900 series motherboards offer even faster data transfer rates of up to 4x the speed of current SATA interfaces. The GIGABYTE motherboards support the latest generation SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology made possible through an onboard USB3.0 host controller. With superfast transfer rates of up to 5 Gbps, users are able to experience an almost a 10x improvement over USB 2.0. Additionally, backwards compatibility with USB 2.0 assures users of long term use of their legacy USB 2.0 devices. The onboard SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology also provides new power management features that include increased maximum bus power and device current draw to better accommodate power-hungry devices. GIGABYTE motherboards feature a 3x USB power boost, delivering greater compatibility and extra power for USB devices. GIGABYTE's unique USB power design is also able to efficiently regulate output over the full voltage range, which greatly enhances USB device compatibility. In addition, dedicated lower resistance fuses ensure lower voltage drops, and provide more stable and plentiful power delivery.

Main Features:

  • Supports AMD AM3+ FX / AM3 Phenom II, Athlon II series Processors
  • GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 4 Technology
  • GIGABYTE Digital Power Engine
  • 8+2 phase CPU VRM power design for AMD high-TDP CPU support
  • 2-way CrossFire Support
  • VIA 2021 with High Quality 108dB SNR HD audio
  • GIGABYTE On/Off Charge for USB devices
  • 4 USB 3.0 ports with GIGABYTE 3x USB power
  • 6 SATA3 ports with RAID support
  • GbE LAN with high ESD Protection
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CPU Supported Processors AMD AM3+ FX processors • AMD AM3 Phenom II processors • AMD Athlon II processors
Socket AM3+
Installed Processors (Max) 0 (1)
Supported Processor Manufacturer AMD
Input/Output Controller iTE IT8728
RAID Supported Yes RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 10, JBOD
SATA Supported Yes
REAR PANEL I/O PORTS USB Ports 6 x USB 2.0 • 2 x USB 3.0
Keyboard Port 1 x PS/2
Mouse Port 1 x PS/2
RJ-45 Ports 1 x RJ-45
Audio Line In Ports 1 x Line in
Audio Line Out Ports 1 x Line Out
Microphone In Port 1 x Microphone Port
INTERNAL I/O CONNECTORS Front Panel Connectors 1 x Front Audio Header • 1 x Front Panel Header
Cooling Fan Support 1 x CPU Fan • 2 x System Fan • 1 Power Fan
SATA Connectors 6 x SATA 6Gb/s
S/PDIF Connectors 1 x S/PDIF out Header
USB Connectors 3 x USB 2.0 • 1 x USB 3.0
Power Connector Port 1 x 24-pin ATX • 1 x 4-pin ATX 12V
EXPANSION PCI Slots 2 slot(s) - PCI
PCI Express Slots 5 slot(s) - 1 x PCI Express x16 (running at x16) • 1 x PCI Express x16 (running at x4) , 3 x PCI Express x1
MEMORY Maximum Memory 32GB 1066/1333/1600/1866/2000 (OC)MHz Dual Channel DDR3
SOUND Integrated Sound Realtek HD audio codec • High Definition Audio • 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel • Support for S/PDIF Out
NETWORK Network Speeds Supported 10/100/1000Mbps
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS Operating Systems Supported Microsoft Windows XP/7/8
SYSTEM BIOS 2 x 32 Mbit flash • Use of licensed AMI EFI BIOS • Support for DualBIOS • PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, SM BIOS 2.6, ACPI 2.0a
Special Features Support for @BIOS • Support for Q-Flash • Support for Xpress Install • Support for EasyTune • Support for Smart Recovery 2 • Support for Auto Green • Support for ON/OFF Charge • Support for 3TB+ Unlock • Support for Q-Share
Jumpers Clear CMOS jumper
PHYSICAL Dimensions 30.5cm (W) x 21.5cm (L)
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