MSI 970A-G43 Socket AM3+ 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard

QuickFind: 461641 Mfr part code: 970A-G43
  • AMD 970 and SB950 Chipset
  • AMD Socket AM3+
  • ATX Form Factor

Product Description

MSI 970A-G43 Socket AM3+ 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard

AMD 970 chipset based

• All Solid CAP
• OC Genie II: Easy Overclocking Technology
• Support USB 3.0 and SATA 6Gb/s

Specifications

CPU

• AMD® FX, Phenom II X6/X4/X3/X2, Athlon II X4/X3/X2 and Sempron CPU in AM3 / AM3+ package.
Please refer to CPU Support for compatible CPU; the above description is for reference only.

Hyper Transport Bus

• HyperTransport 3.0 supporting speed up to 4.8GT/s

Chipset

• AMD® 970 and SB950 Chipset

Main Memory

• Supports four unbuffered DIMM of 1.5 Volt DDR3 1066/1333/1600/1866/2133* (OC) DRAM, 32GB Max
• Supoorts Dual-Channel mode

Slots

• 2 x PCI Express 2.0 x16 slots
- PCI_E2 supports up to PCIe x16 speed
- PCI_E4 supports up to PCIe x4 speed
• 2 PCI Express 2.0 x1 slots
• 2 PCI slots, support 3.3V/ 5V PCI bus Interface.

On-Board SATA

• 6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports by AMD® SB950
- Supports storage and data transfers at up to 6Gb/s

RAID Function

- SATA III 1~6 support RAID 0/1/5/10 mode by AMD® SB950
MSI Reminds You...
• The RAID setup floppy disk is optional depending on the districts. You can download the files from the website to make the setup disk.

USB 3.0

• 2x USB 3.0 rear I/O ports & 1x USB 3.0 onboard connector by RENESAS UPD720202

Audio

• Chipset integrated HD audio codecby Realtek® ALC887
- Flexible 8-channel audio with jack sensing
- Compliant with Azalia 1.0 Spec

LAN

• Realtek PCI-E GbLAN controller 8111E
- Integrated Fast Ethernet MAC and PHY in single chip
- Supports 10Mb/s, 100Mb/s and 1000Mb/s
- Compliance with PCI-Express Bus specification v1.0a

Internal I/O Connectors

- 1 x ATX 24-pin power connector
- 1 x ATX 8-pin 12V CPU power connector
- CPU x 1 / System x 2 FAN connectors
- 1 x Front panel audio connector
- 1 x Front panel connector
- 1 x Chassis intrusion switch connector
- 3 x USB 2.0 connectors
- 1 x USB 3.0 connector
- 1 x Serial connector
- 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
- 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
- 1 x TPM module connector

Back Panel I/O Ports

- 1 x PS/2 Keyboard
- 1 x PS/2 Mouse port
- 6 x USB 2.0 ports
- 2 x USB 3.0 ports (blue)
- 1 x LAN jack
- 1 x 6 in 1 audio jack

Dimension

• ATX Form Factor 30.5cm(L) x 22.5cm(W)

Mounting

• 6 x mounting holes.

Technical Specification

MSI 970A-G43 Socket AM3+ 8 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard

Expansion / Connectivity

Expansion Slot(s) 1 x CPU ¦ 4 x DIMM 240-pin ( 1.5 V ) ¦ 2 x PCIe 2.0 x16 ¦ 2 x PCIe 2.0 x1 ¦ 2 x PCI ( 3.3 V/ 5 V )
Storage Interfaces AMD SB950: SATA-600 -connectors: 6 x 7pin Serial ATA - 6 devices - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5
Expansion Slots 1 x CPU ¦ 4 x DIMM 240-pin (1.5 V) ¦ 2 x PCIe 2.0 x16 ¦ 2 x PCIe 2.0 x1 ¦ 2 x PCI (3.3 V/ 5 V)
Interfaces 1 x PS/2 keyboard ¦ 1 x PS/2 mouse ¦ 2 x USB 3.0 ¦ 6 x USB 2.0 ¦ 1 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) ¦ 1 x audio line-out - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-in - mini-jack ¦ 1 x microphone - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out (side surround) - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out (rear) - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out (center/subwoofer) - mini-jack
Internal Interfaces 1 x audio ¦ 3 x USB 2.0 ¦ 1 x USB 3.0 ¦ 1 x serial - header
Power Connectors 24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector

General

Product Type Motherboard - ATX
Chipset Type AMD 970 / AMD SB950
Data Bus Transfer Rate 4.8 GT/s
Processor Socket Socket AM3+
Max Processors Qty 1
Compatible Processors Sempron, Phenom II X3, Athlon II X2, Phenom II X2, Athlon II X4, Athlon II X3, Athlon II, Phenom II X4, Phenom II X6, FX

Supported RAM

Max Size 32 GB
Technology DDR3
Bus Clock 1600 MHz, 1333 MHz, 1066 MHz, 1866 MHz, 2133 MHz
Registered or Buffered Unbuffered
Features Dual channel memory architecture

Audio

Type HD Audio (8-channel)
Audio Codec Realtek ALC887
Compliant Standards High Definition Audio

LAN

Network Controller Realtek RTL8111E
Network Interfaces Gigabit Ethernet

Features

BIOS Features M-Flash, UEFI BIOS, MSI ClickBIOS II
Hardware Features AMD Cool 'n' Quiet Technology, All-Solid Capacitor motherboard Design, audio jack detect technology, MSI Active Phase Switching (APS), OC Genie II, MSI Winki 3, AMD CrossFireX technology support, MSI 3TB+ Infinity

Miscellaneous

Software Included Drivers & Utilities, MSI Live Update 5
Width 30.5 cm
Depth 22.5 cm

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