EXDISPLAY Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3 Socket AM3+ 7.1 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard

QuickFind: 362403 Mfr part code: EBR1-GA-970A-DS3
  • AMD 970 chipset
  • Socket AM3+
  • Maximum Memory 32GB
  • ATX Form Factor

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Product Description

EXDISPLAY Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3 Socket AM3+ 7.1 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard

CPU

AM3+ Socket:
AMD AM3+ FX processors
AMD AM3 Phenom II processor/ AMD Athlon II processor
(Please refer "CPU Support List" on Gigabyte website for more information.)

Hyper Transport Bus

4800 MT/s

Chipset

North Bridge: AMD 970
South Bridge: AMD SB950

Memory

4 x 1.5V DDR3 DIMM sockets supporting up to 32 GB of system memory (Note 1)
Dual channel memory architecture
Support for DDR3 2000(O.C.)/1866/1600/1333/1066 MHz memory modules (Note 2)
(Please refer "Memory Support List" on gigabyte website for more information.)

Audio

Realtek HD audio codec
High Definition Audio
2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
Support for S/PDIF Out

LAN

Realtek GbE LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)

Expansion Slots

1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 (PCIEX16) (Note 3)
1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4 (PCIEX4)
3 x PCI Express x1 slots
(All PCI Express slots conform to the PCI Express 2.0 standard.)
2 x PCI slots

Storage Interface

South Bridge:
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors supporting up to 6 SATA 6Gb/s devices
Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 10, and JBOD

USB

South Bridge:
Up to 12 USB 2.0/1.1 ports (6 ports on the back panel, 6 ports available through the internal USB headers)
Etron EJ168 chip:
Up to 2 USB 3.0/2.0 ports on the back panel

Internal I/O Connectors

1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
1 x CPU fan header
2 x system fan headers
1 x power fan header
1 x front panel header
1 x front panel audio header
1 x S/PDIF Out header
3 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
1 x Clear CMOS jumper

Back Panel Connectors

1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
6 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
2 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports
1 x RJ-45 port
3 x audio jacks (Line In/Line Out/Microphone)

I/O Controller

iTE IT8728 chip

H/W Monitoring

System voltage detection
CPU/System temperature detection
CPU/System/Power fan speed detection
CPU overheating warning
CPU/System/Power fan fail warning
CPU/System fan speed control (Note 4)

BIOS

2 x 32 Mbit flash
Use of licensed AWARD BIOS
Support for DualBIOS
PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, SM BIOS 2.4, ACPI 1.0b

Unique Features

Support for @BIOS
Support for Q-Flash
Support for Download Center
Support for Xpress Install
Support for Xpress Recovery2
Support for EasyTune (Note 5)
Support for Turbo XHD
Support for Smart Recovery
Support for Auto Green
Support for ON/OFF Charge
Support for 3TB+ Unlock
Support for Q-Share

Operating System

Support for Microsoft Windows 7/Vista/XP

Form Factor

ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 22.5cm

Note

(Note 1) Due to Windows 32-bit operating system limitation, when more than 4 GB of physical memory is installed, the actual memory size displayed will be less than 4 GB.
(Note 2) To support a DDR3 1866 MHz (and above) memory, you must install an AM3+ CPU first.
(Note 3) For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16 slot.
(Note 4) Whether the CPU/system fan speed control function is supported will depend on the CPU/system cooler you install.
(Note 5) Available functions in EasyTune may differ by motherboard model.

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