Manufacturer’s Description

The 970A-D3 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. All USB ports also benefit from a 3x power boost for better power delivery to power hungry USB devices.

The Specs

Connectors
Number of PCI-Express x1 Slots 3
Number of PCI Slots 2
Number of Serial ATA Headers / Ports 6
Number of PCI-Express x4 Slots 1
On-Board Headers Onboard Audio Header Yes|Onboard S/PDIF Header Yes|Onboard Serial Header Yes
Quick Glance
Interface Connection Audio Line In Yes|Audio Line Out Yes|Microphone Port Yes|S/PDIF Yes|Network (RJ-45) Yes|PS/2 Port Yes
Processor Socket Socket AM3+
Number of PCI-Express x16 Slots 1
Memory Technology DDR3 SDRAM
System Chipset AMD 970
Number of Memory Slots 4
Supported Processor Phenom II X3|Phenom II X4|Phenom II X2|Phenom II|Phenom II X6|Athlon II X3|Athlon II X4|Athlon II X2|Athlon II|Sempron
System Board Style ATX
CPU + Northbridge Support
Maximum Number of Processors 1
Warranty
Warranty Information 3 Year Limited
More Info
URL http://www.giga-byte.com
Physical Specifications
Width 12 in
Depth 8.82 in
Memory Support
Max System Memory 32 GB
Additional Features
Audio Codec Realtek ALC889
Network Interfaces Included Ethernet (10 Mbps)|Ethernet (10/100 Mbps)|Ethernet (10/100/1000 Mbps) Yes
Controller Type Serial ATA/600|RAID Controller Yes
Supported Audio Channels 7.1 Channels

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