GA-MA74GM-S2H (rev. 1.x)

AMD 740G Chipset
The GA-MA74GM-S2H is GIGABYTE’s next generation, high performance platform based on the new AMD 740G Chipset and support for AMD 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. In addition, GA-MA74GM-S2H features with two innovative S features- Safe, Smart technologies, further 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 AM2 platform!
  • Supports AMD Athlon/ Sempron
  • Integrated ATI Radeon 2100-based graphics
  • Dual Channel DDR2 800 for outstanding system performance
  • Ultimate graphics performance with PCI-E x16 interface
  • Integrated SATA 3Gb/s with RAID function
  • Features high speed Gigabit Ethernet
  • Integrated 6/8-Channel High Definition audio
  • Solid capacitors design in CPU VRM
  • Integrated DVI/ HDMI interface with HDCP
  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. AMD 740G
South Bridge:
  1. AMD SB700
  2. Realtek 8111C
  1. Dual channel memory architecture
  2. 2 x 1.8V DDR2 DIMM sockets supporting up to 8 GB
  3. DDR2 800/667 MHz
  1. Realtek ALC888 codec
Expansion Slots
  1. 1 x PCI Express x16
  2. 1 x PCI Express x1
  3. 2 x PCI
Internal I/O Connectors
  1. 4 x USB 2.0/1.1
  2. 6 x SATA 3Gb/s
  3. 1 x FDD
  4. 1 x COM
  5. 1 x CD in
  6. 1 x 24-pin ATX power connector
  7. 1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
  8. 1 x SPDIF out
  9. 1 x CPU fan connector
  10. 1 x system fan connector
  11. 1 x front panel connector
  12. 1 x front audio connector
  13. 1 x power LED connector
  14. 1 x Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header
    TPM function is optional due to different regional policy
  15. 1 x IDE
  16. 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
Back Panel Connectors
  1. 1 x D-Sub
  2. 1 x HDMI port
  3. 1 x DVI-D
  4. 1 x PS/2 keyboard port
  5. 1 x RJ45 LAN
  6. 1 x LPT
  7. 3 x audio jacks (Line In/Line Out/MIC)
  8. 4 x USB 2.0/1.1
  9. 1 x SPDIF out (optical)
I/O Controller
  1. iTE IT8718
H/W Monitoring
  1. CPU/System fan speed detect
  2. CPU/System fan speed control
  3. CPU/System fan failure warning
  4. CPU/System temperature detection
  5. CPU overheating warning
  1. PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, SM BIOS 2.3, ACPI 1.0b
  2. 8 Mbit flash ROM
  3. 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
  2. 244mm x 234mm
  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.
* 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.