GA-880GMA-USB3 (rev. 3.1)

AMD 880G Chipset
The 880GMA-USB3 motherboard is designed to offer a stable, high-speed platform for delivering amazingly fast data transfer via revolutionary GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 3 Classic technology with featuring 2 oz copper PCB, and further the latest GIGABYTE 333 onboard acceleration technologies (USB 3.0 / SATA3 6Gbs / 3X USB power). Based on AMD 880G chipset, the 880GMA-USB3 supports the latest 45nm AMD AM3 Phenom II/ Athlon II processors, integrated DDR3 memory controller, HyperTransport™ 3.0 technology links and PCI Express 2.0 graphics interfaces for ATI Hybrid CrossFireX support. With the innovative GIGABYTE Easy Energy Saver technology, the 880GMA-USB3 is able to provide user friendly computing, reach the maximum system performance easily while still able to save the power and environment in real life at the same time.
  • Integrated HDMI/ DVI interface for Full HD 1080 Blu-ray playback with HDCP
  • Supports AMD AM3+ & AM3 PhenomII/ AthlonII processors
  • Integrated ATI Radeon HD 4250 graphics (DirectX10.1)
  • PCI-E 2.0 x16 interface with ATI Hybrid CrossFireX support for ultimate graphics performance
  • 3X USB power delivery for greater compatibility and extra power for USB devices
  • Supports USB 3.0 with superfast transfer rates of up to 5 Gbps
  • AMD SB850 provides 6 native SATA3 storage interfaces with superfast 6Gbps link speed and RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 support
  • Supports Dolby Home Theater audio to enjoy a rich surround sound experience
  • Hi-def 108dB Signal-to-noise ratio Blu-ray DVD audio playback
  • Revolution energy saving design with Easy Energy Saver technology
  • Ultra Durable 3 Classic Technology with copper cooled quality for lower working temperature
  • Innovative Turbo 3D technology to unleash extra levels of 2D/3D graphics performance
  • Unique On/Off Charge delivers the best recharging capability to iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch
  • Hybrid EFI technology with DualBIOS for 3TB HDD support
CPU AM3+ Socket:
  1. Support for AMD AM3 Phenom™ II processor / AMD Athlon™ II processor
AM3+ Socket:
  1. Support for AMD AM3+ processor
Hyper Transport Bus
  1. 5200 MT/s
Chipset North Bridge:
  1. AMD 880G
South Bridge:
  1. AMD SB850
Memory
  1. 4 x 1.5V DDR3 DIMM sockets supporting up to 16 GB of system memory
  2. Dual channel memory architecture
  3. DDR3 1866(OC)/1333/1066 MHz
Onboard Graphics Integrated in the North Bridge:
  1. 1 x D-Sub port
  2. 1 x DVI-D port, supporting a maximum resolution of 1920x1200
  3. 1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 1920x1200
  4. *The DVI-D port does not support D-Sub connector by adapter.
Audio
  1. High Definition Audio
  2. Realtek ALC889 codec
  3. 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
  4. Support for SPDIF In/Out
  5. Support for Dolby Home Theater
LAN
  1. 1 x Realtek 8111E chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)
Expansion Slots
  1. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16
  2. 2 x PCI Express x1 slots
    (All PCI Express slots conform to PCI Express 2.0 Standard.)
  3. 1 x PCI
Multi Graphics Technology
  1. Support for ATI Hybrid CrossFireX™ technology
Storage Interface South Bridge:
  1. 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors supporting up to 6 SATA 6Gb/s devices
  2. Support for SATA RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10 and JBOD
USB South Bridge:
  1. Up to 10 USB 2.0/1.1 ports (4 on the back panel, 6 via the USB brackets connected to the internal USB headers)
Etron EJ168 chip:
  1. Up to 2 USB 3.0/2.0 ports on the back panel.
Internal I/O Connectors
  1. 3 x USB 2.0/1.1
  2. 1 x clearing CMOS jumper
  3. 1 x CPU fan header
  4. 1 x front panel header
  5. 6 x SATA 6Gb/s
  6. 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
  7. 1 x front panel audio header
  8. 1 x system fan header
  9. 1 x serial port header
  10. 1 x SPDIF out
  11. 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
Back Panel Connectors
  1. 1 x D-Sub
  2. 1 x HDMI port
  3. 1 x DVI-D
  4. 2 x USB 3.0/2.0
  5. 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
  6. 1 x RJ45 LAN
  7. 4 x USB 2.0/1.1
  8. 6 x audio ports (Line In / Line Out / MIC In / Surround Speaker Out(Rear Speaker Out) / Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out / Side Speaker Out)
  9. 1 x SPDIF out (optical)
I/O Controller
  1. iTE IT8720
H/W Monitoring
  1. CPU/System fan speed control
  2. CPU/System fan speed detection
  3. CPU/System fan fail warning
  4. CPU/System temperature detection
  5. System voltage detection
  6. CPU overheating warning
BIOS
  1. Supports DualBIOS™
  2. PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, SM BIOS 2.4, ACPI 1.0b
  3. Use of licensed AWARD BIOS
  4. 2 x 16 Mbit flash
Unique Features
  1. Support for Q-Share
  2. Smart Recovery
  3. Auto Green
  4. Support for Q-Flash
  5. Support for Cloud OC
  6. Support for EasyTune
    * Available functions in EasyTune may differ by motherboard model.
  7. Support for Xpress Recovery2
  8. Supports @BIOS™
  9. Download Center
  10. Xpress™ Install
  11. Xpress™ BIOS Rescue
  12. Support for Easy Energy Saver
  13. Support for On/Off Charge
Bundle Software
  1. Norton Internet Security (OEM version)
Operating System
  1. Support for Microsoft® Windows 7/Vista/XP
Form Factor
  1. microATX
  2. 244mm x 234mm
Note
  1. Due to 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 4 GB.
  2. Whether the CPU/system fan speed control function is supported will depend on the CPU/system cooler you install.
  3. Simultaneous output for DVI-D and HDMI is not supported.
Remark
  1. Most hardware/software vendors may no longer offer drivers to support Win9X/ME/2000/XP. If drivers are available from the vendors, we will update them on the GIGABYTE website.
  2. Due to different Linux support condition provided by chipset vendors, please download Linux driver from chipset vendors' website or 3rd party 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.
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* 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.