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  • Manufacturer: MSI
  • UPC #824142020531
  • Model #A88X-G45 Gaming
  • Supports AMD Socket FM2+/FM2 A-Series/Athlon™ Processors
  • Supports XMP/AMP DDR3 Memory
  • 8 x USB 3.0 + 8 x SATA 6Gb/s
  • Audio Boost: Reward Your Ears with True Quality
  • Killer Ethernet: Kill Your Lag
  • Military Class 4: Top Quality & Stability
  • Military Class Essentials: Total Protection for Military Class Motherboards
  • OC Genie 4: Overclock in 1 Second
  • Click BIOS 4: Easily Fine-tune Your System
  • PCI Express Gen 3: World's 1st PCI Express Gen 3 Motherboard Brand
  • Multi-GPU: AMD CrossFire Support
  • Sound Blaster Cinema: Realistic Surround Sound Experience
  • Gaming Device Port: Optimized with Triple Gold-plating for High Polling Rate Gaming Devices
  • Smart Fan Control: Optimize All Fan Speed As You Wish
  • Command Center: Control & Customize Your PC Settings
  • Fast Boot: Quickly Boot Up & Enter OS in A Few Seconds

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    Detailed Description
    (Manufacturer # A88X-G45 Gaming )

    CPU


    • AMD Socket FM2+/ FM2 A-Series/Athlon™ Processors*


    Chipset

    • AMD A88X Chipset



    Main Memory


    • Support four DDR3 1333/1600/1866/2133/2400 (OC) MHz. up to 32GB Max

    - Supports Dual-Channel mode

    - Supports non-ECC, un-buffered memory

    - Supports AMD Memory Profile (AMP)

    - Supports Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)


    Slots

    • 3 x PCIe x16 slots

    - PCI_E2 supports PCIe 3.0 x16 speed*

    - PCI_E5 supports PCIe 2.0 x8 speed

    • 3 x PCIe 2.0 x1 slots**

    • 1 x PCI slots

    * Only FM2+ processors can support PCIe 3.0

    ** Only PCI_E3 is available, if PCI_E3 and PCI_E4 had been installed.



    Graphics

    • 1 x VGA port, supporting a maximum resolution of 1920x1200 @ 60Hz, 24bpp

    • 1 x DVI-D port, supporting the maximum resolutions of 2560x1600@60Hz, 24bpp/ 1920x1200 @ 60Hz, 24bpp

    • 1 x HDMI port, supporting the maximum resolutions of 4096x2160@24Hz, 36bpp*/ 3840x2160@30Hz, 36bpp*/1920x1200@120Hz, 36bpp and 1920x1200@60Hz, 36bpp

    • 1 x DisplayPort, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096x2160@24HZ, 24bpp**

    * Only FM2+ processors can support PCIe 3.0

    ** Only PCI_E3 is available, if PCI_E3 and PCI_E4 had been installed.



    On-Board SATA


    • SATAIII controller integrated in AMD A88X chipset

    - Up to 6Gb/s transfer speed.

    - Supports eight SATAIII ports (SATA1~8) by A88X



    • RAID

    - Support AMD Rapid Storage Technology enterprise (RAID 0/ 1/ 5/ 10) by AMD A88X



    USB

    • AMD A88X Chipset

    - 4 x USB 3.0 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB connectors)

    - 8 x USB 2.0 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 6 ports available through the internal USB connectors)

    • VIA VL805 Chipset

    - 4 x USB 3.0 ports on the back panel*

    * These USB 3.0 ports do not support M-Flash recovery function.



    Audio


    • Realtek® ALC1150 Codec

    - 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio

    - Supports S/PDIF output



    LAN


    • Killer E2205 Gigabit LAN controller*

    - 1 x LAN port on the backpanel

    * The Killer Network Manager is only available for Windows 7 and Windows 8 currently. The supported drivers for other operating systems would be available on the website if provided by vendor.



    Internal I/O Connectors

    - 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector

    - 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector

    - 8 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors

    - 3 x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional 6 USB 2.0 ports)

    - 1 x USB 3.0 connector

    - 1 x 4-pin CPU fan connector

    - 2 x 4-pin system fan connectors

    - 2 x 3-pin system fan connectors

    - 1 x Front panel audio connector

    - 2 x System panel connectors

    - 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector

    - 1 x TPM module connector

    - 1 x Serial port connector

    - 1 x Clear CMOS jumper

    - 1 x OC Genie button

    - 1 x Power button

    - 1 x Reset button

    - 1 x OC Genie mode switch

    - 1 x Slow mode booting switch

    - 1 x 2-Digit Debug Code LEDs



    Back Panel I/O Ports

    - 1 x PS/2 keyboard/ mouse combo port

    - 2 x USB 2.0 ports

    - 6 x USB 3.0 ports

    - 1 x VGA port

    - 1 x DVI-D port

    - 1 x HDMI port

    - 1 x DisplayPor

    - 1 x Optical S/PDIF-Out connector

    - 1 x LAN (RJ45) port

    - 6 x audio jacks

    This platform supports dual-display and triple-display function

    VGA + DVI-D /

    VGA + HDMI /

    DVI-D + HDMI /

    DVI-D + DisplayPort /

    HDMI + DisplayPort

    VGA + DVI-D + HDMI /

    DVI-D + HDMI + DisplayPort

    Extend mode

    (Extend the desktop to the second

    and third monitor)

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    Clone mode

    (Monitors have the same screen)

    ?

    ?




    Multi-GPU Support

    • Supports 3-Way AMD® CrossFireTM Technology*

    * Supports Windows 7 and Windows 8.



    BIOS


    • The motherboard BIOS provides "Plug & Play" BIOS which detects the peripheral devices and expansion cards of the board automatically.

    • The motherboard provides a Desktop Management Interface(DMI) function which records your motherboard specifications.



    Dimension

    • 12 in. x 9.6 in. (30.5 cm x 24.4 cm) ATX Form Factor


    Mounting

    • 9 mounting holes








    Technical Specifications   [return to top]
     Specification Value
    Processor Supported: AMD
    Socket Type: FM2 Plus
    CPU Type: A4 FM2
      A6 FM2
      A8 FM2
      A10 FM2
      A4 FM2 PLUS
      A6 FM2 PLUS
      A8 FM2 PLUS
      A10 FM2 PLUS
    North Bridge Chipset: A88X
    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: 0
    PCI Express 3 x16 Slots: 3
    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: 8
    SATA RAID: 0
      1
      5
      10
    USB 3 Ports: 12
    USB 2 Ports: 4
    eSATA Ports: 0
    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: 2 Headers
    4 Pin PWM System Fans: 2 Headers



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