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GA-M56S-S3 (rev. 1.x)
NVIDIA nForce 560 Chipset  
Back GA-M56S-S3
 
CPU
  1. Support for Socket AM2+/ AM2 processors: AMD Phenom™FX/ AMD Phenom™/ AMD Athlon™ 64 FX/AMD Athlon™ 64 X2 Dual-Core/AMD Athlon™ 64/AMD Sempron™
Chipset North Bridge:
  1. NVIDIA® nForce 560
  2. Super I/O: ITE IT8716
  3. Realtek 8211BL Gigabit Ethernet
  4. TI IEEE 1394
  5. Realtek ALC888 8-channel audio codec
Memory
  1. 4 x DDRII DIMM slots up to 16GB
  2. Supports dual channel DDRII 800 / 667 / 533 / 400 DIMM
  3. Supports 1.8V DDRII DIMM
Expansion Slots
  1. 1 x PCI Express x16
  2. 2 x PCI Express x1
  3. 4 x PCI
Internal I/O Connectors
  1. 1 x FDD
  2. 1 x CD in
  3. 1 x 24-pin ATX power connector
  4. 1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
  5. 1 x CPU fan connector
  6. 1 x system fan connector
  7. 1 x front panel connector
  8. 1 x front audio connector
  9. 1 x power LED connector
  10. 1 x SPDIF in/out
  11. 2 x IEEE 1394a (supports 2 ports)
  12. 4 x SATA II 3Gb/s
  13. 3 x USB 2.0/1.1 (support 6 ports)
  14. 1 x IDE
  15. 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
Back Panel Connectors
  1. 1 x RJ45 LAN
  2. 1 x LPT
  3. PS/2 (Keyboard/Mouse)
  4. 1 x serial port (COM A)
  5. 4 x USB 2.0/1.1
  6. 6 x audio ports (Line In / Line Out / MIC In / Surround Speaker Out(Rear Speaker Out) / Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out / Side Speaker Out)
  7. 1 x IEEE 1394
  8. 1 x SPDIF out (coaxial)
  9. 1 x SPDIF out (optical)
H/W Monitoring
  1. CPU/System fan speed detect
  2. CPU temperature detection
  3. CPU Smart Fan control
  4. System voltage detection
  5. CPU/System warning temperature
  6. CPU fan failure warning
BIOS
  1. Licensed AWARD™ BIOS
  2. 4 Mbit flash ROM
Unique Features
  1. Q-Flash™
  2. Download Center
  3. Xpress™ Install
  4. Virtual Dual BIOS (Xpress BIOS Rescue)
  5. Xpress™ Recovery 2
  6. Supports EasyTune
  7. @BIOS™
Power
  1. ATX power connector and ATX 12V connector
Form Factor
  1. ATX, 305mm x 214mm
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* 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.