GIGABYTE motherboards are the latest range of next-generation desktop motherboards based on the AMD A55 chipset, supporting a new generation socket FM1 of 32nm AMD A-series/E-series APUs with DirectX11 graphics integrated. Not only delivering AMD’s industry-leading performance and advanced graphics capabilities, GIGABYTE motherboards are equipped with a comprehensive range of unique features that offer mainstream PC users the most compelling platform on the market today

AMD Dual Graphics: Unrivalled Upgradability The AMD A75/A55 series platform showcases AMD Dual Graphics technology, allowing users to further boost 3D graphics performance by adding an additional discrete AMD Radeon™ HD 6000 series graphics card* to the system. This unique Dual Graphics technology means users can enjoy higher frame rates on the latest gaming titles, utilizing the processing power of both discrete and integrated graphics processors.
* Please use AMD Dual Graphics certified DX11 VGA card (i.e., Radeon HD 6670/6570/6450 etc.), detail information please refer to AMD official website

Specification

APU

  • FM1 Socket:
  • AMD A series & E2 series processors
Chipset
  • AMD A55 Chipset
Memory
  • 1. 2 x 1.5V DDR3 DIMM sockets supporting up to 32 GB of system memory
  • 2. Dual channel memory architecture
  • 3. Support for DDR3 1866/1600/1333/1066 MHz memory modules
Onboard Graphics
APU: * To use the onboard graphics, you must install an AMD APU with integrated graphics.
  • 1. 1 x D-Sub port
  • 2. 1 x DVI-D port, supporting a maximum resolution of 1920x1200
(All integrated graphics ports do not support Hot plug. If you want to change to another graphics port when the computer is on, be sure to turn off the computer first.) Audio
  • 1. Realtek HD audio codec
  • 2. High Definition Audio
  • 3. 2/4/5.1/7.1
  • 4. Support for S/PDIF Out
LAN
  • 1. Realtek GbE LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)
Expansion Slots
  • 1. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16
  • 2. 1 x PCI Express x1 slot
(All PCI Express slots conform to the PCI Express 2.0 standard.)
  • 3. 1 x PCI slot
Multi Graphics Technology
  • 1. Support for AMD Dual Graphics technology
Only A series APUs support AMD Dual Graphics.
Storgage Interface
  • 1. 4 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors supporting up to 4 SATA 3Gb/s devices
  • 2. Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10, and JBOD
USB
  • 1. Up to 8 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. 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
  • 2. 1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
  • 3. 4 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors
  • 4. 1 x APU fan header
  • 5. 1 x system fan header
  • 6. 1 x front panel header
  • 7. 1 x front panel audio header
  • 8. 1 x S/PDIF Out header
  • 9. 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
  • 10. 1 x serial port header
  • 11. 1 x clear CMOS jumper
Back Pannel
  • 1. 1 x PS/2 keyboard port
  • 2. 1 x PS/2 mouse port
  • 3. 1 x D-Sub port
  • 4. 1 x DVI-D port
  • 5. 4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
  • 6. 1 x RJ-45 port
  • 7. 3 x audio jacks (Line In/Line Out/Microphone)
I/O controller
  • 1. iTE I/O Controller Chip
Hardware Monitoring
  • 1. System voltage detection
  • 2. APU/System temperature detection
  • 3. APU/System fan speed detection
  • 4. APU overheating warning
  • 5. APU/System fan fail warning
  • 6. APU/System fan speed control
BIOS
  • 1. 2 x 32 Mbit flash
  • 2. Use of licensed AWARD BIOS
  • 3. Support for DualBIOS™
  • 4. PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, SM BIOS 2.4, ACPI 1.0b
Unique Features
  • 1. Support for @BIOS
  • 2. Support for Q-Flash
  • 3. Support for Xpress BIOS Rescue
  • 4. Support for Download Center
  • 5. Support for Xpress Install
  • 6. Support for Xpress Recovery2
  • 7. Support for EasyTune
  • 8. Support for Smart Recovery
  • 9. Support for Auto Green
  • 10. Support for ON/OFF Charge
  • 11. Support for 3TB+ Unlock
  • 12. Support for Q-Share
Operating System
  • 1. Support for Microsoft® Windows 7/Vista/XP
Form Factor
  • 1. Micro ATX Form Factor; 22.5cm x 17.4cm
AMD official website

Specification

APU

  • FM1 Socket:
  • AMD A series & E2 series processors
Chipset
  • AMD A55 Chipset
Memory
  • 1. 2 x 1.5V DDR3 DIMM sockets supporting up to 32 GB of system memory
  • 2. Dual channel memory architecture
  • 3. Support for DDR3 1866/1600/1333/1066 MHz memory modules
Onboard Graphics
APU: * To use the onboard graphics, you must install an AMD APU with integrated graphics.
  • 1. 1 x D-Sub port
  • 2. 1 x DVI-D port, supporting a maximum resolution of 1920x1200
(All integrated graphics ports do not support Hot plug. If you want to change to another graphics port when the computer is on, be sure to turn off the computer first.) Audio
  • 1. Realtek HD audio codec
  • 2. High Definition Audio
  • 3. 2/4/5.1/7.1
  • 4. Support for S/PDIF Out
LAN
  • 1. Realtek GbE LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)
Expansion Slots
  • 1. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16
  • 2. 1 x PCI Express x1 slot
(All PCI Express slots conform to the PCI Express 2.0 standard.)
  • 3. 1 x PCI slot
Multi Graphics Technology
  • 1. Support for AMD Dual Graphics technology
Only A series APUs support AMD Dual Graphics.
Storgage Interface
  • 1. 4 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors supporting up to 4 SATA 3Gb/s devices
  • 2. Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10, and JBOD
USB
  • 1. Up to 8 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. 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
  • 2. 1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
  • 3. 4 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors
  • 4. 1 x APU fan header
  • 5. 1 x system fan header
  • 6. 1 x front panel header
  • 7. 1 x front panel audio header
  • 8. 1 x S/PDIF Out header
  • 9. 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
  • 10. 1 x serial port header
  • 11. 1 x clear CMOS jumper
Back Pannel
  • 1. 1 x PS/2 keyboard port
  • 2. 1 x PS/2 mouse port
  • 3. 1 x D-Sub port
  • 4. 1 x DVI-D port
  • 5. 4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
  • 6. 1 x RJ-45 port
  • 7. 3 x audio jacks (Line In/Line Out/Microphone)
I/O controller
  • 1. iTE I/O Controller Chip
Hardware Monitoring
  • 1. System voltage detection
  • 2. APU/System temperature detection
  • 3. APU/System fan speed detection
  • 4. APU overheating warning
  • 5. APU/System fan fail warning
  • 6. APU/System fan speed control
BIOS
  • 1. 2 x 32 Mbit flash
  • 2. Use of licensed AWARD BIOS
  • 3. Support for DualBIOS™
  • 4. PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, SM BIOS 2.4, ACPI 1.0b
Unique Features
  • 1. Support for @BIOS
  • 2. Support for Q-Flash
  • 3. Support for Xpress BIOS Rescue
  • 4. Support for Download Center
  • 5. Support for Xpress Install
  • 6. Support for Xpress Recovery2
  • 7. Support for EasyTune
  • 8. Support for Smart Recovery
  • 9. Support for Auto Green
  • 10. Support for ON/OFF Charge
  • 11. Support for 3TB+ Unlock
  • 12. Support for Q-Share
Operating System
  • 1. Support for Microsoft® Windows 7/Vista/XP
Form Factor
  • 1. Micro ATX Form Factor; 22.5cm x 17.4cm
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