GA-M61PME-S2P (rev. 1.0)

other version:  rev. 1.3
NVIDIA NVIDIA_ GeForce 6100 / nForce 430 Chipset
GIGABYTE Technology latest S series motherboards for AMD socket AM2 platform, featuring with two innovative features- Safe and Smart Technologies. The new S series motherboards GA-M61PME-S2; supporting AMD new generation AM2 processor with dual channel DDR2 800MHz high frequency memories, providing reliable and user friendly computing and reaching the maximum system performance easily via personalized software settings. GIGABYTE S series motherboards, the champion's choice for AMD Socket AM2 platform!
  • Supports AMD Athlon/ Sempron
  • Supports new generation of AMD Phenom™II X6 processors
  • Integrated NVIDIA® CineFX 3.0 Graphics Engine
  • Supports Dual Channel DDR2 800 memory
  • Features NVIDIA® SATA 3Gb/s with RAID function
  • Enhances security with NVIDIA® TCP/IP Acceleration technology
  • Integrated 10/100 Ethernet solution
  • Features 8-channel High-Definition Audio
  • RoHS compliant motherboard for green computing
  1. Support for Socket AM2+/ AM2 processors: AMD Phenom™ FX / AMD Phenom™ X4 / AMD Phenom™ X3 / AMD Athlon™ X2 / AMD Athlon™ / AMD Sempron™X2 / AMD Sempron™
Chipset North Bridge:
  1. NVIDIA® GeForce 6100 / nForce 430
  2. Realtek RTL8201CL (10/100 PHY)
  1. Dual channel memory architecture
  2. 2 x 1.8V DDR2 DIMM sockets supporting up to 8 GB
  3. DDR2 1066/800/667
  1. Realtek ALC883 codec
Expansion Slots
  1. 1 x PCI Express x16
  2. 1 x PCI Express x1
  3. 2 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 SPDIF out
  6. 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 connectors for additional 4 ports by cables
  7. 1 x CPU fan connector
  8. 1 x system fan connector
  9. 1 x front panel connector
  10. 1 x front audio connector
  11. 1 x Surround/Center connector
  12. 1 x power LED connector
  13. 1 x IDE
  14. 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
  15. 2 x SATA 3Gb/s
Back Panel Connectors
  1. 1 x D-Sub
  2. 1 x VGA
  3. 1 x RJ45 LAN
  4. 1 x LPT
  5. PS/2 (Keyboard/Mouse)
  6. 3 x audio jacks (Line In/Line Out/MIC)
  7. 4 x USB 2.0/1.1
  8. 1 x COM A
I/O Controller
  1. iTE IT8718
H/W Monitoring
  1. CPU/System fan speed detect
  2. CPU fan speed control
  3. CPU/System fan failure warning
  4. CPU/System temperature detection
  5. System voltage detection
  6. CPU/System warning temperature
  1. Supports DualBIOS™
  2. PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, SM BIOS 2.3, ACPI 1.0b
  3. 2 x 8 Mbit flash ROM
  4. Licensed AWARD™ BIOS
Unique Features
  1. Virtual Dual BIOS
  2. Q-Flash™
  3. Download Center
  4. Xpress™ Install
  5. Xpress™ Recovery 2
  6. Supports EasyTune
  7. @BIOS™
Bundle Software
  1. Norton Internet Security (OEM version)
Operating System
  1. Support for Microsoft® Windows® Vista/XP
Form Factor
  1. microATX, 244mm x 225mm
  1. Due to different Linux support condition provided by chipset vendors, please download Linux driver from chipset vendors' website or 3rd party website
  2. Due to most hardware/software vendors no longer offer support for Win9X/ME. If some vendors still has Win9X/ME drivers available, we will publish on website.
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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.