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Gigabyte GA-A55M-DS2 R.2.1/2.2 No I/O
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GA-A55M-DS2 rev.2.1/2.2
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Gigabyte GA-A55M-DS2 rev.2.1/2.2 AMD A55 Socket FM1 DDR3 Micro ATX Motherboard. GIGABYTE FM1 motherboards are the latest range of next-generation desktop motherboards based on the AMD A55 chipset, supporting socket FM1 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.


- All new GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 4 Classic with high quality components designed
- Supports Socket FM1 of 32nm AMD A-series/E2-series processors
- Enhanced AMD Radeon HD 65xx/64xx/63xx graphics (DX11) integrated with the processor
- 1 PCI-E 2.0 interfaces with AMD Dual Graphics technology support
- Integrated USB 2.0 and SATA2 interfaces with RAID 0,1,10
- Integrated DVI/D-sub outputs for Full HD playback
- Patented DualBIOS with Hybrid EFI technology for 3TB HDD support



FM1 Socket:
AMD A series & E2 series processors
AMD Athlon™ II series processors/AMD Sempron™ series processors
AMD A55 chipset
2 x 1.5V DDR3 DIMM sockets supporting up to 64GB of system memory (Note 1)
* The maximum 64GB of system memory can be supported using 16GB (or above) memory modules. GIGABYTE will update the memory support list on the official website when the memory modules are available on the market.
Dual channel memory architecture
Support for DDR3 2400(O.C.)/1866/1600/1333/1066 MHz memory modules
Onboard Graphics
* To use the onboard graphics, you must install an AMD APU with integrated graphics.
1 x D-Sub port
1 x DVI-D port, supporting a maximum resolution of 1920x1200 (Note 2)
(All integrated graphics ports do not support Hot plug. If you want to change to another graphics port when the computer is on, be sure to turn off the computer first.)
Realtek HD audio codec
High Definition Audio
2/4/5.1/7.1-channel (Note 3)
Support for S/PDIF Out
Realtek GbE LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)
Expansion Slots
1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16
1 x PCI Express x1 slot
(All PCI Express slots conform to the PCI Express 2.0 standard.)
1 x PCI slot
Storage Interface
4 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors supporting up to 4 SATA 3Gb/s devices
Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10, and JBOD
Multi-Graphics Technology
Support for AMD Dual Graphics technology
Only A series APUs support AMD Dual Graphics.
Up to 8 USB 2.0/1.1 ports (4 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers)
Internal I/O Connectors
1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
4 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors
1 x APU fan header
1 x system fan header
1 x front panel header
1 x front panel audio header
1 x S/PDIF Out header
2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
1 x serial port header
1 x clear CMOS jumper
Back Panel Connectors
1 x PS/2 keyboard port
1 x PS/2 mouse port
1 x D-Sub port
1 x DVI-D port
4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports
1 x RJ-45 port
3 x audio jacks (Line In/Line Out/Microphone)
I/O Controller
iTE I/O Controller Chip
H/W Monitoring
System voltage detection
APU/System temperature detection
APU/System fan speed detection
APU overheating warning
APU/System fan fail warning
APU/System fan speed control (Note 4)
2 x 32 Mbit flash
Use of licensed AWARD BIOS
Support for DualBIOS™
PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, SM BIOS 2.4, ACPI 1.0b
Unique Features
Support for BIOS
Support for Q-Flash
Support for Xpress BIOS Rescue
Support for Download Center
Support for Xpress Install
Support for Xpress Recovery2
Support for EasyTune (Note 5)
Support for Smart Recovery
Support for Auto Green
Support for ON/OFF Charge
Support for 3TB+ Unlock
Support for Q-Share
Operating System
Support for Microsoft Windows 8/7/Vista/XP
Form Factor
Micro ATX Form Factor; 22.5cm x 17.4cm
(Note 1) Due to Windows 32-bit operating system limitation, when more than 4 GB of physical memory is installed, the actual memory size displayed will be less than 4 GB.
(Note 2) The DVI-D port does not support D-Sub connection by adapter.
(Note 3) To configure 7.1-channel audio, you have to use an HD front panel audio module and enable the multi-channel audio feature through the audio driver.
(Note 4) Whether the APU/system fan speed control function is supported will depend on the APU/system cooler you install.
(Note 5) Available functions in EasyTune may differ by motherboard model.

CPU Support

Socket FM1
VendorCPU ModelFrequencyL2
Core NameProcessSteppingWattage
AMDA8-3870K3000MHz1MBx4N/A633 MHzLlano32nmB0100W
AMDA8-38502900MHz1MBx4N/A633 MHzLlano32nmB0100W
AMDA8-38202500MHz1MBx4N/A633 MHzLlano32nmB065W
AMDA8-38002400MHz1MBx4N/A633 MHzLlano32nmB065W
AMDA6-3670K2700MHz1MBx4N/A600 MHzLlano32nmB0100W
AMDA6-36502600MHz1MBx4N/A600 MHzLlano32nmB0100W
AMDA6-36202500MHz1MBx4N/A600 MHzLlano32nmB065W
AMDA6-36002100MHz1MBx4N/A600 MHzLlano32nmB065W
AMDA6-35002100MHz1MBx3N/A600 MHzLlano32nmB065W
AMDA4-34502900MHz512KBx2N/A633 MHzLlano32nmB065W
AMDA4-34202800MHz512KBx2N/A633 MHzLlano32nmB065W
AMDA4-34002700MHz512KBx2N/A633 MHzLlano32nmB065W
AMDA4-33002500MHz512KBx2N/A600 MHzLlano32nmB065W
AMDE2-32002400MHz512KBx2N/A600 MHzLlano32nmB065W
AMDAthlon II X4 651K3000MHz1MBx4N/AN/ALlano32nmB0100W
AMDAthlon II X4 6513000MHz1MBx4N/AN/ALlano32nmB0100W
AMDAthlon II X4 6412800MHz1MBx4N/AN/ALlano32nmB0100W
AMDAthlon II X4 6382700MHz1MBx4N/AN/ALlano32nmB065W
AMDAthlon II X4 6312600MHz1MBx4N/AN/ALlano32nmB0100W
AMDAthlon II X4 6312600MHz1MBx4N/AN/ALlano32nmB065W
AMDAthlon II X2 2212800MHz512KBx2N/AN/ALlano32nmB065W
AMDSempron 1982500MHz512KBx2N/AN/ALlano32nmB065W
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