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Gigabyte GA-890GPA-UD3H AMD 890GX (Socket AM3) PCI-Express DDR3 Motherboard

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AM3 Support, Dual Channel DDR3, 6x SATA 6Gb/s, 2x SATA 3Gb/s, RAID, 14x USB2.0, 2x USB3.0, Firewire, 8-Channel HD Audio, CrossfireX Support, Gigabit LAN

This item is currently discontinued and at present, we have no replacement on order.
Quickcode: 40245  
Stock code: MBD-AM3-890GPA-UD3H
Manuf. code: 890GPA-UD3H
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Get Ready to Unleash the Power of AMD 6-Core CPU
GIGABYTE's AMD motherboards are ready to support the new generation of AMD Phenom™II X 6 processors, delivering the very best platform for multitasking, multimedia and high performance gaming.

The 890GPA-UD3H 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 890GX chipset, the 890GPA-UD3H supports the latest 45nm AMD AM3 Phenom II/ Athlon II processors, integrated DDR3 memory controller, HyperTransport™ 3.0 technology links and dual PCI Express 2.0 graphics interfaces (running at x8 and x8) for ATI CrossFireX/ ATI Hybrid CrossFireX support. With the innovative GIGABYTE Easy Energy Saver technology, the 890GPA-UD3H 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.

Supports next generation of 45nm AMD AM3 CPU
This motherboard designs with Split Power Plane, 4+1 phase VRM to support AMD the latest 45nm AM3 Phenom™I/ Athlon™II processors, delivering the great performance enchantment to system and ultimate scalability hardware expending.

USB 3.0 Support
The GIGABYTE AMD 800A series motherboards support the latest generation SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology made possible through an onboard NEC uPD720200 host controller. With superfast transfer rates of up to 5 Gbps, users are able to experience an almost a 10x improvement over USB 2.0. Additionally, backwards compatibility with USB 2.0 assures users of long term use of their legacy USB 2.0 devices. The onboard NEC SuperSpeed USB 3.0 technology also provides new power management features that include increased maximum bus power and device current draw to better accommodate power-hungry devices.

3x USB Power Boost
GIGABYTE AMD 800A series motherboards feature a 3x USB power boost, delivering greater compatibility and extra power for USB devices. GIGABYTE’s unique USB power design is also able to efficiently regulate output over the full voltage range, which greatly enhances USB device compatibility. In addition, dedicated lower resistance fuses ensure lower voltage drops, and provide more stable and plentiful power delivery.

SATA 6 Gbps Support
Yet another onboard feature of GIGABYTE AMD 800A series motherboards are integrated the latest AMD SB850 chip for high-speed SATA Revision 3.0 compatibility, delivering 6 ports native superfast 6Gbps link speeds for twice the data transfer rates of SATA Revision 2.0 (3 Gbps) and RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 support. When used in RAID 0 (Stripe) mode, GIGABYTE AMD 800A series motherboards offer even faster data transfer rates of up to 4x the speed of current SATA interfaces.

Warranty Information:

Manufacturer gigabyte
Warranty Type Manufacturer via Aria
Manufacturer Website
Manufacturer Phone 01908 322878
Warranty Period (yrs)3

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Question  Which revision is this? by Korlus

Which revision is this? I ask because revision 3.1 is AM3+ compatible, with its black AM3+ socket. Revisions 3.0 and below are not.

Answer by niall on Tuesday, May 24, 2011
i believe it is revision 3

Question  What Revision by PeteG

Can you tell me what revision(s) you currently have in stock. Gigabyte's website lists 5 versions (1.0, 2.0, 2.1, 3.0, 3.1) each with different features.

Answer by niall on Sunday, May 22, 2011
i believe it is revision 3

Question  1600MHz by Eoghain

Hi, could you please confirm if this will support 1600MHz RAM?

Thanks Aria!

Answer by andrewn on Friday, May 13, 2011
That should be supported, yes. Although it doesn't list 1600MHz RAM in the product description, there are 1600MHz sets listed in the following 'supported memory' document they describe:

Question  Help Please, i Have Limited Knowledge On Computers by Majed

Will These Components Fit Together, Sorry i May Be Wrong In Many Areas, Could You Recommend Or Fix My System If It Is Wrong Or Cannot Fit?


i Could Not Find A Suitable PSU, Could You Tell Me The Right PSU To Use?


Answer by andrewn on Tuesday, May 3, 2011
That all looks fine to me, assuming you have monitor, keyboard and mouse already.

If you're not planning to add a second graphics card at a later date, quick code 43594 is a very good price at the moment and would be able to power the system. If you were planning on adding a second 560 for an SLI configuration you'd want something along the lines of quick code 43907.

Question  Question by Robin

Hi I would like to know if this motherboard is compatible with crossfire? I have a SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 4870 1GB GDDR5, I am thinking of getting another one and running them in dual mode. Thanks

Answer by jorged on Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Yes it crossfire compatible.
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