Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P Socket AM3+ 7.1 Channel Audio ATX Motherboard

£56.00

GIGABYTE UEFI DualBIOS technology
GIGABYTE Ultra Durable4 Classic technology
Supports AMD AM3+ FX/ AM3 Phenom™ II, Athlon II series processors
2 PCI-E 2.0 x16 interfaces with AMD CrossFire support
6 native SATA3 ports with up to 6Gbps link speed and RAID 0,1,5,10 support
4 USB 3.0 ports with transfer rates of up to 5Gbps
GIGABYTE On/Off Charge technology

CPU

AM3+ Socket:
AMD AM3+ FX processors
AMD AM3 Phenom™ II processor/ AMD Athlon™ II processor
(Please refer “CPU Support List” on gigbayte 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
* Due to a 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 the size of the physical memory installed.
Dual channel memory architecture
Support for DDR3 2000(O.C.)/1866/1600/1333/1066 MHz memory modules
* To support a DDR3 1866 MHz (and above) memory, you must install an AM3+ CPU first.
(Please refer “Memory Support List” on gigabyte website for more information.)

Audio

Realtek ALC887 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)
* For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16 slot.
1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4 (PCIEX4)
3 x PCI Express x1 slots
(All PCI Express slots conform to 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)
VIA VL805 chip:
Up to 4 USB 3.0/2.0 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB header)

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
1 x USB 3.0/2.0 header
3 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
1 x Clear CMOS jumper

Back Panel Connectors

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

I/O Controller

iTE I/O Controller 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
* Whether the CPU/system fan speed control function is supported will depend on the CPU/system cooler you install.

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

Unique Features

Support for @BIOS
Support for Q-Flash
Support for Xpress Install
Support for EasyTune
* Available functions in EasyTune may differ by motherboard model
Support for Smart Recovery 2
Support for Auto Green
Support for ON/OFF Charge
Support for 3TB+ Unlock
Support for Q-Share

Operating System

Support for Windows 8/7/XP

Form Factor

ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 21.5cm

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