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Gigabyte GA-990FX-Gaming Socket AM3+ ATX Motherboard

  • £11499

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  • Socket AM3+
  • North Bridge: AMD 990FX
  • South Bridge: AMD SB950
  • ATX Form Factor

Gigabyte GA-990FX-Gaming Socket AM3+ ATX Motherboard

Specifications:
CPU
AM3+ Socket:
AMD AM3+ FX processor
AMD AM3 Phenom II processor/ AMD Athlon II processor
(Please refer "CPU Support List" for more information.)
Hyper Transport Bus
5200 MT/s

Chipset
North Bridge: AMD 990FX
South Bridge: AMD SB950

Memory
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 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.
Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules
(Please refer "Memory Support List" for more information.)

Audio
Realtek ALC1150 codec
TI Burr Brown® OPA2134 operational amplifier
High Definition Audio
2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
Support for S/PDIF Out

LAN:  Rivet Networks Killer E2201 LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)

Expansion Slots
2 x PCI Express x16 slots, running at x16 (PCIEX16_1/PCIEX16_2)
* For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16_1 slot; if you are installing two PCI Express graphics cards, it is recommended that you install them in the PCIEX16_1 and PCIEX16_2 slots.
1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4 (PCIEX4)
* The PCIEX4 slot shares bandwidth with the PCIEX1_3 slot. When PCIEX1_3 is populated with a PCI Express expansion card, the PCIEX4 slot will operate at up to x2 mode.
3 x PCI Express x1 slots
(All of the PCI Express slots conform to PCI Express 2.0 standard.)

Multi-Graphics Technology
Support for NVIDIA Quad-GPU SLI and 2-Way NVIDIA SLI Technologies
Support for AMD Quad-GPU CrossFireX and 2-Way AMD CrossFire Technologies

Storage Interface
South Bridge:
1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280 SATA and PCIe x4/x2/x1 SSD support)
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 10, and JBOD
* Refer to "1-9 Internal Connectors," for the supported configurations with the M.2 and SATA connectors.

USB
South Bridge:
12 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (6 ports on the back panel, 6 ports available through the internal USB headers)
VIA VL805 chip:
4 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB header)
ASMedia USB 3.1 Controller:
1 x USB Type-C port on the back panel, with USB 3.1 support
1 x USB 3.1 Type-A port (red) on the back panel

Internal I/O Connectors
1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
1 x M.2 Socket 3 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 Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header
1 x serial port header
1 x Clear CMOS jumper
1 x audio gain control switch
1 x power button
1 x reset button
1 x Clear CMOS button

Back Panel Connectors
1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
1 x USB Type-C™ port, with USB 3.1 support
1 x USB 3.1 Type-A port (red)
2 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports
6 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
1 x RJ-45 port
1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector
5 x audio jacks (Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out, Rear Speaker Out, Line In, Line Out, Mic In)

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 fan speed control function is supported will depend on the cooler you install.

BIOS
2 x 32 Mbit flash
Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS
Support 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 may vary by motherboard model. Supported functions of each application may also vary depending on motherboard specifications.
@BIOS
Ambient LED
Cloud Station
EasyTune
Game Controller
Smart TimeLock
Smart Recovery 2
System Information Viewer
USB Blocker
Support for Q-Flash
Support for ON/OFF Charge
Support for Smart Switch
Support for Xpress Install

Bundle Software:  Norton Internet Security (OEM version)

Operating System:  Support for Windows 10/8.1/7

Form Factor:  ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 24.4cm