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GIGABYTE GA-F2A85XM-HD3 AMD A85X (Socket FM2) Micro-ATX Motherboard

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FM2 Support, AMD A85X Chipset, Micro-ATX Form Factor, DDR3 1866/1600/1333 (max 64GB), 4x USB3.0, 8x USB2.0, 8x SATA 6Gb/s, 2x PCI-E x16 (single at x16, dual x16/x4), Supports AMD CrossFire Technology, 8 Channel HD Audio, Multi VGA Output options: D-Sub, DVI-D, and HDMI.

This item is currently discontinued and at present, we have no replacement on order.
Quickcode: 53467  
Stock code: MBD-FM285-GA-F2A85X3
Manuf. code: GA-F2A85XM-HD3
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GIGABYTE FM2 motherboards are the latest range of next-generation desktop motherboards based on the AMD A85X chipset, supporting a new generation socket FM2 of 32nm AMD A-series APUs with DirectX11 graphics integrated. Not only delivering AMD’s industry-leading performance and advanced graphics capabilities, GIGABYTE motherboards are equipped with a comprehensive range of unique features that offer mainstream PC users the most compelling platform on the market today.

Supporting multiple independent display outputs simultaneously, AMD Eyefinity technology delivers innovative graphics display capabilities enabling massive desktop workspaces and ultra-immersive visual environments for the ultimate panoramic computing experience.

The AMD A85X/A75/A55 series platform showcases AMD Dual Graphics technology, allowing users to further boost 3D graphics performance by adding an additional discrete AMD Radeon™ HD 6000 series graphics card* to the system. This unique Dual Graphics technology means users can enjoy higher frame rates on the latest gaming titles, utilizing the processing power of both discrete and integrated graphics processors.

Flexible graphics capabilities - Up to 2 VGA cards are supported for 2 way AMD CrossFire™ (running at x16, x4 bandwidth), delivering the ultimate in graphics performance for gaming enthusiasts who demand the highest frame rates without compromising on resolution.

This motherboard provides Dual-link DVI, HDMI and D-sub ports, allowing output your desktop to three displays at the same time!

HDMI is latest High-Definition Multimedia Interface, which is able to provide up to 5Gb/s video transmitting bandwidth and also 8-channel high quality audio. Via transmitting uncompressed digital data, HDMI is able to reduce signal interference as transferring between digital and analog signal, seen and heard, direct from the source. In addition, HDMI is compatible with HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection), which allowing playback of Blu-ray/ HD DVD and other protected contents.

Warranty Information:

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

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Question  is this compatible with ... by pilvlp

Hi! I have an amd a8-5500 processor. can i use that processor on this motherboard?


Answer by Keithw on Monday, October 21, 2013
Yes you can use your amd a8-5500 on this board.

Thank you

Question  What Bios Version? by Marty

What bios version are these shipped with, want to put a 6600K APU in, but needs the F3 Bios

Answer by Keithw on Saturday, September 28, 2013

This board would require a BIOS flash if you wanted to use a 6600K APU.

Thank you

Question  ram by matt


would this board be ok with G.Skill 8GB (2x4GB) Dual Channel Ares DDR3 2133MHz PC3-17000 RAM or should i go with single channel ram

Regards Matt

Answer by thomasr on Friday, September 13, 2013

Yes this is compatible.

Thank you.

Question  GPU by Graham

Would this mortherboard be able to take a radeon 7790?

Answer by thomasr on Thursday, September 12, 2013

Yes this is compatible.

Thank you.

Question  suitable for amd a10 6800k by domd

hi just wondering, is this motherboard good enough to get the best out of the AMD A10 6800k cpu? if it not, what about the AMD A10 5800k cpu? many thanks

Answer by thomasr on Saturday, August 24, 2013

Yes this is compatible.

Thank you.
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