Gigabyte GA-F2A88XM-DS2

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About this Product


APU FM2+ Socket:
AMD A series processors
AMD Athlon™ series processors
(Please refer "CPU Support List" for more information.)
Chipset
AMD A88X
Memory
2 x 1.5V DDR3 DIMM sockets supporting up to 64 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.
  • The maximum 64 GB of system memory can be supported using 16 GB (or above) memory modules. GIGABYTE will update the memory support list on the official website when the memory modules are available on the market.Š
Dual channel memory architecture
ŠSupport for DDR3 2400(OC)/2133/1866/1600/1333 MHz memory modules
Support for AMD Memory Profile (AMP)/Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules
(Please refer "Memory Support List" for more information.)
Onboard Graphics APU with integrated AMD Radeon™ HD 8000/7000 series graphics:
  • To use the onboard graphics ports, you must install an AMD APU with integrated graphics.
1 x D-Sub port
1 x DVI-D port, supporting a maximum resolution of 2560x1600
  • Support for 2560x1600 resolution requires both a monitor and cable that support Dual Link DVI.
  • The DVI-D port does not support D-Sub connection by adapter.
Maximum shared memory of 2 GB
Audio
Realtek® ALC887 codec
High Definition Audio
2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
  • To configure 7.1-channel audio, you have to use an HD front panel audio module and enable the multi-channel audio feature through the audio driver.
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)
(The PCIEX16 slot conforms to PCI Express 3.0 standard.)
  • To support PCI Express 3.0, you must install an FM2+ APU.
1 x PCI Express x1 slot
(The PCI Express x1 slot conforms to PCI Express 2.0 standard.)
1 x PCI slot
Multi-Graphics Technology
Support for AMD Dual Graphics technology
  • Only A series APUs support AMD Dual Graphics.
Storage Interface Chipset:
4 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 10, and JBOD
USB Chipset:
4 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB header)
8 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (4 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers)
Internal I/O Connectors
1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
4 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
1 x APU fan header
1 x system 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
2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
1 x serial port header
1 x Clear CMOS jumper
1 x chassis intrusion header
Back Panel Connectors
1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
1 x D-Sub port
1 x DVI-D port
2 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports
4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
1 x RJ-45 port
3 x audio jacks (Line In, Line Out, Mic In)
I/O Controller
iTE® I/O Controller Chip
H/W Monitoring
System voltage detection
APU/System temperature detection
APU/System fan speed detection
APU/System fan speed control
  • Whether the APU/system fan speed control function is supported will depend on the APU/system cooler you install.
BIOS
2 x 64 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 ON/OFF Charge
Bundle Software
Norton® Internet Security (OEM version)
Operating System
Support for Windows 8.1/8/7 32-bit/64-bit
  • If you plan to install Windows 8.1, please download the latest drivers from GIGABYTE's website.
Support for Windows XP 32-bit
  • To support Windows XP 32-bit, you must install an AMD FM2 Trinity APU.
Form Factor
Micro ATX Form Factor; 22.5cm x 17.4cm

Official URL

http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=4726

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"An impressive motherboard with surprisingly good overclocking capabilities. At £47 it proves difficult to ignore."

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