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GIGABYTE 970A-DS3P

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In stock > 5 pcs
£62.81
£57.90
£48.25 without VAT
This motherboard of the new GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 4 Classic Edition features protection against moisture, electrostatic discharge, power failure, and high temperature. This is the most reliable model designed for PCs busy with common activities or gaming.
The motherboard is equipped with the so-called "black socket" or the AM3+ socket which allows equipping with both the high-performance 32nm AMD FX CPU series built on the Bulldozer architecture and the AM3 backward compatibility based on the Phenom II and Athlon II processors. The black socket delivers a more efficient power supply and improved chassis mounting. Therefore, the board offers an excellent platform for building a powerful gaming system that can take two AMD CrossFireX graphics cards. The throughput of two PCI Express x16s is excellent, so the performance potential of your graphics accelerators will not be hampered.
Demanding users will take advantage of the ability to overclock memory modules up to 2000MHz. Everyone will surely enjoy 3x USB Power Boost on USB 3.0 ports for more efficient power supply and 6 SATA III connectors. GIGABYTE On/Off Charge technology lets you charge your iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch regardless of whether your computer is on. EasyTune6 enables easy setting, management, and monitoring of installed hardware to achieve maximum performance.
Parameters and Specifications:
Supported processors:
Model: AMD FX/Phenom II/Athlon II
Socket: AM3+
Chipset:
AMD 970/SB950
FSB:
4800 MT/s
Operation memory:
Type: DDR3
Slot: 4x DIMM
Frequency: 1066/1333/1600/1866/2000 (OC) MHz
Wiring mode: Dual-channel
Max. Capacity: 32GB
Expansion slots:
1x PCI Express 2.0 x16 (x16)
1x PCI Express 2.0 x16 (x4)
3x PCI Express 2.0 x1
2x PCI
Video:
Need for a separate graphics card
Support for AMD CrossFireX
Audio:
Realtek ALC887 audio codec
High Definition Audio
2/4/5.1/7.1
S/PDIF Out support
LAN:
Realtek gigabit LAN chip
10/100/1000Mbit/s
Internal Interface:
1 x 24-pin ATX
1 x 4-pin ATX 12V
6 x SATA 6Gb / s
1 x S/PDIF Out
1 x USB 3.0
3 x USB 2.0
1 x Clear CMOS jumper
External Interface:
1 x PS / 2 port (keyboard)
1 x PS / 2 port (mouse)
2 x USB 3.0
6 x USB 2.0
1 x RJ-45
3 x audio jacks (Line In/Line Out/Microphone)
Power supply:
1x 24-pin ATX connector
1x 4-pin ATX 12V connector
Design:
ATX
Dimensions:
30.5cm x 21.5cm
Supplied software:
Norton Internet Security (OEM)
Supported systems:
Microsoft Windows 8/7/XP
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Socket and chipset

Socket AMD AM3+
Chipset AMD 970

Format & functions

Basic functions Integrated network card, Integrated sound card, Serial ATA III
Motherboard form factor ATX

Connectors

External Jack, PS/2, USB 2.0, USB 3.2 Gen 1 (USB 3.0), RJ-45 (LAN), RJ-45 (LAN) 1Gbps
Internal USB 2.0 bracket, USB 3.0 (3.1 gen1) bracket, Serial ATA III
PCI express x16
PCI express x1
USB 2.0 12×
Serial ATA III
PCI

Memory

Design DIMM
Memory type DDR3
Number of RAM slots 4 ×
Connection Mode Dual-channel
Max. frequency (OC) 2,000 MHz

Advanced parameters

Advanced features AMD CrossFireX, DUAL BIOS
Sound card type Realtek ALC887
Number of sound card channels 7.1

Series

Series Gigabyte Ultra durable
Code:  AG530j12
Warranty: 36 months
Product Number:  GA-970A-DS3P