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Gigabyte - GA-970A-DS3P ATX AM3+ Motherboard

( 4.2 Average / 47 Ratings )

Specifications

Manufacturer

Gigabyte

Part #

GA-970A-DS3P

Color

Black / Gray

Form Factor

ATX

CPU Socket

AM3+

Chipset

AMD 970

Memory Slots

4 x 240-pin DIMM

Memory Type

DDR3-1066 / 1333 / 1600 / 1866 / 2000

Maximum Supported Memory

32 GB

RAID Support

Yes

Onboard Video

No

CrossFire Support

Yes

SLI Support

No

SATA 6 Gb/s

6

Onboard Ethernet

1 x 1000 Mbit/s

Onboard USB 3.0 Header(s)

Yes

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Prices

Merchant Base Promo Shipping Tax Availability Total
SuperBiiz $65.49 +$8.99 s/h Out of stock $74.48
Newegg $74.99 +$3.99 s/h In stock $78.98
Newegg Business $74.99 +$3.99 s/h $78.98

Price History (Excluding Tax) History:

Reviews

Medio 33 points 45 months ago

Good board, does what is asked and has plenty of options for overclocking.

cosmicchris5 16 points 43 months ago
from completed build The Challenger!

Heard a lot of people having issues with this board on NewEgg but I am yet to have an issue with it. I like all the USB ports and the built in audio card is fantastic!

UltraGG 6 points 42 months ago
from completed build Potato Rig

Decent motherboard for budget,has a lot features for low price.No problems with it yet

SpectreFiveSeven 5 points 40 months ago
from completed build First build - Gaming

Okay board for the price. Not good for overclocking, kind of a poor design.

iElian 27 points 37 months ago
from completed build Knight- $600 Build

Sweet looking board and there were no problems.

Just0ut 8 points 36 months ago
from completed build Friend Build

Motherboard has enough features for what he's using it for so it's fine.

SomeJoker 26 points 36 months ago

Good solid, cheap, budget mobo. Good features, USB 3.0 headers, good I/O features (I/O shield is a little cheap but w/ever.) Three fan headers + CPU fan, Great on board audio in my opinion. Something to bare in mind is the power phase of this motherboard, it only uses 4 +1, this means it is NOT good for overclocking as the board cannot handle large increases in voltage. The mobo is very important for OCing, but for non OCing purposes this is fine. BIOS is decent enough.

snowfire676 6 points 36 months ago
from completed build Well....Sh[I]t

ay man its good i got more express slots might add a audio card if it does a differnace

gurpreet.jaspal 24 points 35 months ago
from completed build Bang for buck: 1080p gaming AMD

I have certain issues with this mobo. if you are a heavy overclocked this is not one for you. I have noticed that the read/write speed of the bus is not that high if you compare it with Asus or MSI. Sometimes all the USB 3.0 jacks stops working abruptly and then you need to re-install drives. I would suggest to but a 990FXA series board rather than this.

TheEdvinazard 5 points 34 months ago
from completed build Gaming while having 600 euros

Cheap, but pretty good motherboard for small budget.