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Gigabyte MA790X-DS4 Motherboard AMD Phenom FX Socket AM2+ AMD 790X ATX RAID Gigabit LAN

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  • Quick Find Code: K59310
  • Manufacturers SKU: GA-MA790FX-DS4

Product Description

The SATA specification doubles bus bandwidth from 1.5Gb/s to 3Gb/s. Native Command Queuing is a new specification that enables out-of-order execution of commands for efficient retrieval of data.  Hot Plug support allows users to insert and remove Hard Drives without shutting off power to the system.  This motherboard comes with IEEE1394 FireWire interface from Texas Instruments (TI).  With the transfer speed up to 400Mb/s, the new generation IEEE1394 interface further enhances PC connectivity with consumer electronics audio/video (A/V) appliances, and storage peripherals.  The Gigabit network interface delivers a high speed LAN connection with data transfer rate up to 1000Mb/s, providing new generation connectivity for the broadband era. Gigabit LAN is ideally for seamless internet connection such as streaming audio and video contents.  With support for latest ATI CrossFireX technology, GIGABYTE pushes the envelope once again by delivering highly optimized performance and flexibility demanded by power users and extreme gaming enthusiasts. Designed to provide unmatched multi-GPU support with dual PCI Express connectivity, the GA-MA790X-DS4 allows users to take advantage of the ultra smooth 3D rendering, blazing-fast frame rates and enhanced visual quality possible with a dual graphics card solution.  The Speed compliant motherboards of GIGABYTE S-series provide intelligent over-clocking and over-voltage software settings through both hardware and software design.  The Smart featured motherboards of GIGABYTE S-series provide GIGABYTE proprietary innovative software such as Download Center, @BIOS, Q-Flash, Xpress Install, Boot menu, and Smart Fan. BIOS and driver management now becomes much easier and user friendly through GIGABYTE Smart features!  Safe is the key feature of GIGABYTE S-series motherboards with the following elements: Excellent hardware design reinforced BIOS protection through GIGABYTE Virtual Dual BIOS Technology and GIGABYTE BIOS Setting Recovery Technology. Unique system software such as Xpress Recovery 2, PC Health Monitor, HDD S.M.A.R.T., and C.O.M. further strengthen the stability and reliability of your PC!

Main Features:

  • Supports AMD AM2+ Phenom/ AM2 Athlon 64 series processors
  • Dual Channel DDR2 1066 memory support for remarkable system performance
  • Dual PCI-E 2.0 x16 graphics interfaces with ATI CrossFireX support for extreme gaming
  • Integrated SATA 3Gb/s with RAID function
  • Features high speed Gigabit Ethernet and IEEE1394
  • High quality 8-ch ALC889A High Definition audio with DTS Connect support, featuring 106dB Signal to Noise Ratio and Full Rate Lossless Audio with Blu-ray/ HD DVD playback support
  • Ultra Durable 2 motherboard features High Quality CPU Power design with Ferrite core chokes, Low RDS (on) MOSFET and Solid Capacitors
  • Durable Capacitors that take advantage of Japanese manufactured solid capacitors
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CPU Supported Processors AMD PhenomFX • AMD Phenom • AMD Athlon 64 FX • AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core • AMD Athlon 64 • AMD Sempron
Socket AM2+
Supported Processor Manufacturer AMD
Input/Output Controller ITE IT8718
Firewire Supported Yes TI TSB43AB23 Chip
REAR PANEL I/O PORTS Serial Ports 1 x Serial
USB Ports 6 x USB 2.0
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 Audio In Jack
Audio Line Out Ports 1 x Line Out • 1 x Centre/Subwoofer • 1 x Rear Surround • 1 x Side Surround
Microphone In Port 1 x Microphone Port
S/PDIF Port 1 x Optical S/PDIF Output • 1 x Coaxial S/PDIF Output
Firewire Ports 2 x IEEE 1394a
INTERNAL I/O CONNECTORS Floppy Channels 1 x Floppy Disk Drive Connector
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 x North Bridge Fan • 1 x Power Fan
Auxiliary Audio Support 1 x CD
IDE Connectors 1 x IDE connector
SATA Connectors 4 x SATA 3Gb/s
S/PDIF Connectors 1 x S/PDIF In header • 1 x S/PDIF out connector
USB Connectors 2 x USB 2.0
Firewire Connectors 1 x IEEE 1394a Connectors
Parallel Connectors 1
Chassis Intrusion Connector 1
EXPANSION PCI Slots 2 slot(s) -
PCI Express Slots 5 slot(s) - 2 x PCI Express x16 , 3 x PCI Express x1
MEMORY Maximum Memory 16GB Dual Channel DDR2
Memory Expansion Options Supports 4 x 1.8V DDR 2 DIMM
Memory Bus Speed Range 667 to 1066MHz
SOUND Integrated Sound Realtek ALC889A 8 Channel Audio Codec
NETWORK Integrated Network Realtek 8111B
Network Speeds Supported 10/100/1000Mbps
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS Operating Systems Supported Microsoft Windows 2000, XP, Vista
SYSTEM BIOS 2 x 4M bit flash ROM, Award BIOS, PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, SM BIOS 2.3, ACPI 1.0b
Special Features Support for @BIOS • Support for Download Center • Support for Q-Flash • Support for EasyTune (Note 5) • Support for Xpress Install • Support for Xpress Recovery2 • Support for Virtual Dual BIOS
Overclocking Features Voltage adjustments in BIOS Setup (CPU/DDR2/Chipset/PCIE/FSB/HTT/HTR) allow you to: Increase CPU voltage • Increase DDR2 voltage by 0.05V to 0.50V with 0.05V increment • Increase Chipset voltage by 0.05V to 0.40V with 0.05V increment • Increase PCI Express voltage by 0.05V to 0.45V with 0.05V increment • Increase FSB voltage by 0.05V to 0.35V with 0.05V increment • Increase HTT voltage by 0.05V to 0.40V with 0.05V increment • Increase HTR voltage by 0.05V to 0.45V with 0.05V increment. Frequency adjustments in BIOS Setup (CPU/HT Link/PCIE/DDR2) allow you to: Adjust CPU host frequency from 200 MHz to 500 MHz with 1 MHz increment • Adjust HT Link frequency • Adjust PCI Express frequency from 100 MHz to 200 MHz with 1 MHz increment • Adjust DDR2 frequency
ELECTRICAL Power Connector 1 x 24-pin ATX • 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V • 1 x 4-pin PCIE 12V
PHYSICAL Dimensions 30.5cm (W) x 22.4cm (L)
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