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GA-78LMT-USB3 $149.99
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GA-970A-DS3P $68.60

Supports AMD AM3+ FX/AM3 series Processors GIGABYTE Ultra Durable Technology Audio Noise Guard with High Quality Audio Capacitors GIGABYTE UEFI Dual BIOS 2-method Crossfire Support




Specifications Overview

Model GA-970A-DS3P FX
Release Date August 2017

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch day.

Socket AM3+/AM3
Form factor ATX
Chipset AMD 990FX
Supported Memory DDR3:
* High clock speeds may need permitting the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS ** RAM support might likewise depfinish on the CPU memory controller
ECC RAM Support
SLI Support
CrossFire Support
RAID Support
Wireless LAN
PCI-Expush x16 Slots 2
PCI-Express x4 Slots 0
PCI-Expush x1 Slots 3
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 6
SATA Express Ports 0
M.2 Ports 0
RAM Slots 4
Maximum Supported RAM 32GB
Onboard USB 2.0 0
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1 0
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2 0


AM3+ Socket:AMD AM3+ FX processorsAMD AM3 Phenom™ II processor/ AMD Athlon™ II processor(Please refer "CPU Support List" for more information.)

Hyper Transport Bus

HyperTransport™ 3.0Support up to 5200 MT/s


North Bridge: AMD 990FXSouth Bridge: AMD SB950


4 x 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 mounted, the actual memory dimension displayed will be less than the size of the physical memory installed.Dual channel memory architectureSupport for DDR3 2000(O.C.)/1866/1600/1333/1066 MHz memory modules** To support a DDR3 1866 MHz (and above) memory, you should install an AM3+ CPU initially.(Please refer "Memory Support List" for more information.)


Realtek® ALC887 audio codecHigh Definition Audio2/4/5.1/7.1-channel* To connumber 7.1-channel audio, you have to usage an HD front panel audio module and also permit the multi-channel audio feature via the audio driverSupport for S/PDIF Out


Realtek® GbE LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)

Expansion Slots

1 x PCI Expush 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 typical.)2 x PCI slots

Storage Interface

South Bridge:6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectorsSupport for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 10, and also JBOD


South Bridge:12 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (6 ports on the back panel, 6 ports easily accessible with the internal USB headers)VIA® VL805 chip:4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports (2 ports on the earlier panel, 2 ports obtainable with the interior USB header)

Internal I/O Connectors

1 x 24-pin ATX primary power connector1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors1 x CPU fan header2 x device fan headers1 x power fan header1 x front panel header1 x front panel audio header1 x S/PDIF Out header1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 header3 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers1 x Clear CMOS jumper

Back Panel Connectors

1 x PS/2 keyboard port1 x PS/2 computer mouse port2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports6 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports1 x RJ-45 port3 x audio jacks (Line In/Line Out/Microphone)

I/O Controller

iTE® I/O Controller Chip

H/W Monitoring

System voltage detectionCPU/System temperature detectionCPU/System/Power fan rate detectionCPU overheating warningCPU/System/Power fan fail warningCPU/System fan speed control** Whether the fan speed regulate function is supported will depend on the cooler you install.

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2 x 32 Mlittle bit flashUse of licensed AMI UEFI BIOSSupport for DualBIOS™PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0

Unique Features

Support for APP Center* Available applications in APP Center might differ by motherboard version. Supported functions of each application may also vary depending on motherboard specifications.
BIOSCloud StationEasyTuneGame ControllerSmart TimeLockSmart Recoexceptionally 2System Information ViewerUSB BlockerSupport for Q-FlashSupport for ON/OFF ChargeSupport for Smart SwitchSupport for Xpress Install

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