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  • Manufacturer: Gigabyte
  • UPC #818313015983
  • Model #GA-F2A85X-UP4
  • The GIGABYTE motherboard employ award winning GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 5 technology that includes high current capable components for the CPU power zone including IR3550 PowIRstage ICs from International Rectifier, 2X Copper PCB and high current Ferrite Core Chokes rated up to 60A, which together are able to deliver cooler temperatures than traditional motherboards. Featured on a range of new motherboards based the AMD A85X Chipset, GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 5 technology is the next evolution in quality motherboard design.

     

     

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    Detailed Description
    (Manufacturer # GA-F2A85X-UP4 )

    Specifications

    APU FM2 Socket:
    1. AMD A series processors
    2. AMD Athlon™ series processors
    (Please refer "CPU Support List" for more information.)
    Chipset
    1. AMD A85X
    Memory
    1. 4 x 1.5V DDR3 DIMM sockets supporting up to 64 GB of system memory
    2. * The maximum 64 GB of system memory can be supported using 16 GB (or above) memory modules. GIGABYTE will update the memory support list on the official website when the memory modules are available on the market.
      * 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.
    3. Dual channel memory architecture
    4. Support for DDR3 1866/1600/1333/1066 MHz memory modules
    5. Support for AMD Memory Profile (AMP)/ Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules
    “Memory support is dependent on memory module compatibility and system OS”.
    (Please refer "Memory Support List" for more information.)
    Onboard Graphics APU:
    * To use the onboard graphics ports, 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 2560x1600
    3. * Support for 2560x1600 resolution requires both a monitor and cable that support Dual Link DVI.
      * The DVI-D port does not support D-Sub connection by adapter.
    4. 1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 1920x1200
    5. 1 x DisplayPort, supporting a maximum resolution of 2560x1600
    (The DisplayPort port does 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 ALC892 codec
    2. High Definition Audio
    3. 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
    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 (PCIEX16)
    2. * For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16 slot.
    3. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x8 (PCIEX8)
    4. * The PCIEX8 slot shares bandwidth with the PCIEX16 slot. When the PCIEX8 slot is populated, the PCIEX16 slot will operate at up to x8 mode.
    5. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4 (PCIEX4)
    6. * The PCIEX1_3 slot shares bandwidth with the PCIEX4 slot. When the PCIEX1_3 slot is populated, the PCIEX4 slot will operate at up to x1 mode.
    7. 3 x PCI Express x1 slots
    8. (All PCI Express slots conform to PCI Express 2.0 standard.)
    9. 1 x PCI slot
    Multi-Graphics Technology
    1. Support for AMD CrossFire™ technology
    2. Support for AMD Dual Graphics technology
    3. * Only A series APUs support AMD Dual Graphics.
    Storage Interface Chipset:
    1. 7 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors (SATA3 0~6) supporting up to 7 SATA 6Gb/s devices
    2. 1 x eSATA 6Gb/s connector on the back panel supporting up to 1 SATA 6Gb/s device
    3. * Actual transfer rate is dependent on the device being connected.
    4. Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, RAID 10, and JBOD
    USB Chipset:
    1. Up to 4 USB 3.0/2.0 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB header)
    2. Up to 10 USB 2.0/1.1 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 8 ports available through the internal USB headers)
    Etron EJ168 chip:
    1. Up to 2 USB 3.0/2.0 ports on the back panel
    2. * Be sure to connect your USB device(s) to the USB 2.0/1.1 ports before the USB 3.0 driver is installed. (Refer to the labels in section 1-8, "Back Panel Connectors.")
    Internal I/O Connectors
    1. 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
    2. 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
    3. 7 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
    4. 1 x APU fan header
    5. 4 x system fan headers
    6. 1 x front panel header
    7. 1 x front panel audio header
    8. 1 x S/PDIF Out header
    9. 1 x USB 3.0/2.0 header
    10. 4 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
    11. 1 x serial port header
    12. 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
    13. 1 x Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header
    14. 1 x power button
    15. 1 x reset button
    16. 1 x Clear CMOS button
    Back Panel Connectors
    1. 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
    2. 1 x D-Sub port
    3. 1 x DVI-D port
    4. 1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector
    5. 1 x HDMI port
    6. 1 x DisplayPort
    7. 4 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports
    8. 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
    9. 1 x eSATA 6Gb/s connector
    10. 1 x RJ-45 port
    11. 6 x audio jacks (Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out/Rear Speaker Out/Side Speaker Out/Line In/Line Out/Microphone)
    I/O Controller
    1. iTE I/O Controller Chip
    H/W 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
    7. * Whether the APU/system fan speed control function is supported will depend on the APU/system cooler you install.
    BIOS
    1. 2 x 64 Mbit flash
    2. Use of licensed AMI EFI BIOS
    3. Support for DualBIOS™
    4. PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, SM BIOS 2.6, ACPI 2.0a
    Unique Features
    1. Support for @BIOS
    2. Support for Q-Flash
    3. Support for Xpress Install
    4. Support for EasyTune
    5. * Available functions in EasyTune may differ by motherboard model.
    6. Support for Smart Recovery 2
    7. Support for Auto Green
    8. Support for ON/OFF Charge
    9. Support for 3TB+ Unlock
    10. Support for Q-Share
    Bundle Software
    1. Norton Internet Security (OEM version)
    2. LucidLogix Virtu MVP
    3. * Make sure the monitor cable has been connected to the integrated graphics port on the back panel.
    Operating System
    1. Support for Microsoft® Windows 8/7/Vista/XP
    Form Factor
    1. ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 24.4cm
    Remark
    1. Due to different Linux support condition provided by chipset vendors, please download Linux driver from chipset vendors' website or 3rd party website.
    2. Most hardware/software vendors may no longer offer drivers to support Win9X/ME/2000/XP SP1/SP2. If drivers are available from the vendors, we will update them on the GIGABYTE website.
    * The entire materials provided herein are for reference only. GIGABYTE reserves the right to modify or revise the content at anytime without prior notice.
    * Advertised performance is based on maximum theoretical interface values from respective Chipset vendors or organization who defined the interface specification. Actual performance may vary by system configuration.
    * All trademarks and logos are the properties of their respective holders.
    * Due to standard PC architecture, a certain amount of memory is reserved for system usage and therefore the actual memory size is less than the stated amount.







    Technical Specifications   [return to top]
     Specification Value
    Processor Supported: AMD
    Socket Type: FM2
    CPU Type: A4 FM2
      A6 FM2
      A8 FM2
      A10 FM2
    North Bridge Chipset: A85
    South Bridge Chipset: None
    Number of Memory Slots: 4 DIMM Slot
    Memory Type: DDR3
    Form Factor: ATX
    Onboard Video Chipset: APU dependent
    Video Output: HDMI
      DVI
      VGA
      Display Port
    Multi-GPU Solution: CrossFire
    Memory Channel: Dual
    PCI Express 2 x16 Slots: 3
    PCI Express 3 x16 Slots: 0
    PCI Slots: 1
    PCIe x1 Slots: 3
    PCIe x4 Slots: 0
    PATA Support: None
    SATA 1 5 Gb Support: 0
    SATA 3Gb Support: 0
    SATA 6GB Support: 7
    SATA RAID: JBOD
      0
      1
      5
      10
    USB 3 Ports: 5
    USB 2 Ports: 10
    eSATA Ports: 1
    Firewire 1394a Ports: 0
    LAN Ports: 10/100/1000
    On Board Power Connectors: 24 Pin ATX
      1x 8 Pin ATX 12V
    CPU Fan Header: 1x 4 Pin PWM
    3 Pin System Fan: None
    4 Pin PWM System Fans: 2 Headers



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