Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3
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Release Period- May-2011
Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 Review

The 970A-UD3 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.


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Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 Technical Specifications
CPU Make
Chipset
Form Factor
Total RAM
Total USB
Motherboard Details
AMD
AMD 970 + SB950
ATX
Socket AM3+
32GB
10 USB slots
GPU Interface
GPU Onboard
SLI
Crossfire
Expansion Slots
Motherboard Graphics
PCIe v2.x
1 Nvidia GPU
1 AMD/ATI GPU
1 x PCIe 2.0 x4
1 x PCIe 2.0 x16
Memory Type
Memory Type(ECC)
Memory Channel
Memory Capacity
Memory Total
Memory Slots
Memory Speed
Motherboard Memory
4xDDR3
Dual
32GB DDR3
32GB
4xDIMM
DDR3 1066Mhz, DDR3 1333Mhz, DDR3 1600Mhz, DDR3 1866Mhz,
SATA 1
SATA 2
SATA 3
SATA Speed
External SATA
HDD RAID
Motherboard SATA
6 x SATA 3
6Gb/s
1 x eSATA
Internal USB
Internal I/O
Internal I/O Connectors
1 x 24 pin power connector
1 x 8 pin power connector
4 x fan header
1 x S/PDIF connector
TPM Chip
Back Panel USB
Back Panel I/O
Back Panel Connectors
8 x USB 2.0
2 x USB 3.0
1 x serial port
Line In connector
Mic In connector
7.1 Surround Sound
Audio Input Output
PS/2 keyboard connector
1 x eSATA
Gigabyte GA-970A-UD3 Extras
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Does this board support the FX8350 out of the box or would I need to do a bios update

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Using an 8350 worked out for me.

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Can this MOBO support Asus Radeon R9 270X. 2 Usb 3.0 port on CPU front ?

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hey will this mother board work with my GFX and CPU?

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Yes it will

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Will this motherboard run two 7770's in crossfire?
Thanks in advance.

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The mobo has x16/x4 bandiwdth, so I'm not too keen on crossfiring. Have you already bought the two HD 7770? I would rather suggest one HD 7850, it's less hussle, and it's a lower burden for the PSU and Mobo. Do you know your PSU model?

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yo maƱana la compro wiiiiii

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This is old, but english only :D Greets from Mexico fellow citizen :D

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Heya south-west brotha :D

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can i use 2 gpus in crossfire on this board?

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This seems awesome! I know what I'm going to upgrade to if I don't switch to intel :D

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Yeah this is a great mobo :)

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HAMBURGER

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With ketchup!

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hehe :)

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