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Gigabyte AMD 970A DDR3 AM3+ ATX Motherboard - GA-970A-UD3P
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The 970A-UD3P motherboard is designed to offer a stable, high-speed platform for delivering amazingly fast data transfer via the GIGABYTE 333 onboard acceleration technologies. Featuring the USB3.0 controller, AMD 900 series motherboards allow users to take advantage of super fast USB transfer rates of up to 5Gbps, delivering 10x faster data transfer compared to USB 2.0. Utilizing the industry's first Serial ATA Revision 3.0 solution via AMD SB950 chipset, GIGABYTE AMD 900 series motherboards offer native 6 ports of next generation high speed data storage devices support with data transfer spe..

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The 970A-UD3P motherboard is designed to offer a stable, high-speed platform for delivering amazingly fast data transfer via the GIGABYTE 333 onboard acceleration technologies. Featuring the USB3.0 controller, AMD 900 series motherboards allow users to take advantage of super fast USB transfer rates of up to 5Gbps, delivering 10x faster data transfer compared to USB 2.0. Utilizing the industry's first Serial ATA Revision 3.0 solution via AMD SB950 chipset, GIGABYTE AMD 900 series motherboards offer native 6 ports of next generation high speed data storage devices support with data transfer speeds of up to 6 Gbps with RAID 0, 1, 5, 10. The AMD 900 series motherboards introduce a unique hardware design with lower resistance fuses for ensuring lower voltage drops and providing more stable and plentiful power delivery. USB ports also benefit from a 3x power boost for better power delivery to power hungry USB devices.

GIGABYTE Digital Power Engine

GIGABYTE Ultra Durable motherboards take advantage of an exclusive Digital PWM controller array, to deliver maximum and stable power to latest processors. Using digital controllers means that more precise power delivery to the motherboard's most power hungry and energy sensitive components is possible. This Digital Power system, with Precise Auto Voltage Compensation to make real-time adjustments and deliver a steady flow of power to the system, no matter the loading. This all new, digital power system provides enthusiast users with exceptional control over the overclocking potential of their GIGABYTE motherboard.

GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™ 4 – Insist on an Ultra Durable Motherboard

GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™ 4 motherboards embrace a range of exclusive technologies that guarantee DIY PC builders the absolute best protection for their PC, with built-in features that prevent common malfunction threats.

UEFI DualBIOS™ Technology

With a superior graphical interface capable of 32-bit color imaging and fluid user-friendly mouse navigation, UEFI DualBIOS™ makes BIOS configuration a new and exciting experience for novice and experienced users alike. UEFI BIOS also brings native support for large hard drives on 64-bit operating systems.

Multi-display support with AMD CrossFire

Flexible graphics capabilities - Up to 2 VGA cards are supported for 2 way AMD CrossFire™ (running at x16, x4 bandwidth), delivering the ultimate in graphics performance for gaming enthusiasts who demand the highest frame rates without compromising on resolution.

108dB Signal-to-Noise ratio playback

GIGABYTE motherboards feature higher capability audio solution with 108dB Signal-to-Noise ratio (SNR) playback quality to deliver high-performance, multi-channel HD audio. SNR is a comparison of the amount of signal to the amount of noise such as hiss present in the signal (expressed in Decibels). A higher SNR equals a better audio experience. For example, 108dB, is a high audio specification, as this means the audio signal is 108dB higher than the level of the noise.

Get Ready for New Generation of 32nm AMD AM3+ CPU

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.

Supports next generation of 45nm AMD AM3 CPU

This motherboard designs with Split Power Plane, 8+2 phase VRM to support AMD the latest 45nm AM3 Phenom™II series processors, delivering the great performance enchantment to system and ultimate scalability hardware expending.

GIGABYTE 333 Onboard Acceleration

GIGABYTE motherboards feature GIGABYTE 333 Onboard Acceleration , a range of the latest technologies that are designed help speed up data transfer, including SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology, SATA Revision 3.0 (6Gbps) technology and an unprecedented 3x USB power boost on USB ports for more power hungry USB devices.

On/Off Charge Technology

GIGABYTE On/Off Charge technology allows you to charge your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch regardless of whether your PC is on, in standby mode or even off. A derivative of GIGABYTE's highly acclaimed 3x USB Power feature, On/Off Charge enables devices to draw more current from GIGABYTE motherboard USB ports than standard USB ports allow, so that charging from your PC can be as fast as with a charger.

 
Back panel I/O ports
Digital audio optical out 1
DVI-D ports quantity 0
eSATA ports quantity 0
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports 1
Firewire (IEEE 1394) ports 0
HDMI ports quantity 0
Headphone outputs 1
Microphone in
PS/2 ports quantity 1
S/PDIF out port
USB 2.0 ports quantity 8
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity 2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity 0
BIOS
ACPI version 2.0A
BIOS memory size 4 MB
BIOS type EFI AMI
Clear CMOS jumper
Expansion slots
PCI Express x1 (Gen 2.x) slots 3
PCI Express x16 (Gen 2.x) slots 2
PCI slots 2
Graphics
Discrete graphics support
Parallel processing technology support 2-Way CrossFireX
Internal I/O
ATX Power connector (24-pin)
CPU fan connector
Front panel audio connector
Number of chassis fan connectors 2
Number of Parallel ATA connectors 0
Number of SATA connectors -
Number of SATA II connectors 0
Number of SATA III connectors 6
Power fan connector
S/PDIF out connector
Serial port headers 1
Serial port via internal header
Supported hard disk drive interfaces Serial ATA III
TPM connector
USB 2.0 connectors 3
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) connectors 1
Memory
Maximum internal memory 32 GB
Memory channels Dual
Memory slots 4
Memory slots type DIMM
Supported memory clock speeds 1066,1333,1600,1866,2000 MHz
Supported memory types DDR3-SDRAM
Networking
Ethernet interface type Gigabit
Ethernet LAN
Performance
Audio output channels 7.1
Audio system VIA VT2021
Component for PC
Cooling type Passive
Energy Star certified -
Motherboard chipset AMD 970
Motherboard chipset family AMD
Motherboard form factor ATX
Motherboard southbridge AMD SB950
PC health monitoring CPU,FAN,Power supply,Temperature
RAID levels 0,1,5,10,JBOD
Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
Windows operating systems supported Windows 7 Home Basic,Windows 7 Home Basic x64,Windows 7 Home Premium,Windows 7 Home Premium x64,Windows 7 Professional,Windows 7 Professional x64,Windows 7 Starter,Windows 7 Starter x64,Windows 7 Ultimate,Windows 7 Ultimate x64,Windows 8,Windows 8 Enterprise,Windows 8 Enterprise x64,Windows 8 Pro,Windows 8 Pro x64,Windows 8 x64,Windows Vista Business,Windows Vista Business x64,Windows Vista Enterprise,Windows Vista Enterprise x64,Windows Vista Home Basic,Windows Vista Home Basic x64,Windows Vista Home Premium,Windows Vista Home Premium x64,Windows Vista Ultimate,Windows Vista Ultimate x64,Windows XP Home,Windows XP Home x64,Windows XP Professional,Windows XP Professional x64
Processor
Compatible processor series Athlon FX,Athlon II,Athlon II Dual-Core,Athlon II X2,Athlon II X3,Athlon II X4,Phenom FX,Phenom II Dual-Core Mobile,Phenom II Quad-Core Mobile,Phenom II Triple-Core Mobile,Phenom II X2,Phenom II X3,Phenom II X4,Phenom II X6,Phenom II X8
Processor family AMD
Processor socket Socket AM3+
System bus rate 4.8 GT/s
Other features
Number of processors supported 1
PCI Express slots quantity 5
Weight & dimensions
Depth 244 mm
Width 305 mm

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Features
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Performance
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Value for money
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Overall rating
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