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Gigabyte 990X-Gaming SLI AMD Socket AM3+

  • Socket AM3+
  • AMD 990X Chipset
  • 6 x SATA & 10 x USB Ports
  • DDR3 (max 64GB, 4 slots)
  • ATX Form Factor
CCL Code: MBD1935
Part Number:

GA-990X-GAMING SLI

£90.99 inc VAT

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Fast USB 3.1 Solution

The latest USB 3.1 offers a staggering 10Gb/s transfer speed, 2x faster than USB 3.0 and backward compatibility with existing USB devices.

Fast Onboard Storage with 20 Gb/s M.2

GIGABYTE 22110/2280/2260/2242 M.2 solution offers considerably faster storage performance and support for both PCIe and SATA interface for M.2 SSD devices.

2-Way CrossFire™/2-Way SLI™ Multi-Graphics

Multi-graphics configuration offers better graphics performance for gaming enthusiasts who demand the highest frame rates without compromising on resolution.

Industry Leading Ultra Durable™ PCIe Metal Shielding

The innovative one piece stainless steel shielding design from GIGABYTE reinforces the PCIe connectors to provide the extra strength required to support heavy graphics cards.

High Definition Audio Design

The Realtek ALC1150 is a high-performance multi-channel high definition audio codec that delivers an exceptional audio listening experience with up to 115dB SNR, ensuring users get the best possible audio quality from their PC.

High Quality audio capacitors deliver the highest quality sound resolution and sound expansion to create the most realistic sound effects for professional gamers.

Ambient LED

GIGABYTE motherboards feature LED lighting for the audio guard path, providing a cool, custom look to your rig. Not only does the Audio Noise Guard protect the board's sensitive analog audio components, but its LEDs can also be programed to beat at the rhythm of the music you are listening to, or pulse at a soothing pace to create a great atmosphere to enhance the environment of your game, movie or music.

USB DAC-UP

Clean, low-noise power for your Digital-to-Analog Audio converter

GIGABYTE USB DAC-UP provides clean, noise-free power delivery to your Digital-to-Analog Converter. DACs can be sensitive to fluctuations in power from the other USB ports, which is why GIGABYTE USB DAC-UP takes advantage of an isolated power source that minimizes potential fluctuations and ensures the best audio experience possible.

Intel® GbE LAN with cFosSpeed

Intel® GbE LAN features cFosSpeed, a network traffic management application which helps to improve network latency and maintain low ping times to deliver better responsiveness in a crowded LAN environments.

GIGABYTE Patented DualBIOS™ (UEFI) Design

GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™ motherboards feature GIGABYTE DualBIOS™, an exclusive technology from GIGABYTE that protects arguably one of your PC's most crucial components, the BIOS. GIGABYTE DualBIOS™ means that your motherboard has both a 'Main BIOS' and a 'Backup BIOS', making users protected from BIOS failure due to virus attack, hardware malfunction, improper OC settings or power failure during the update process.

GIGABYTE App Center Including EasyTune™ and Cloud Station™ Utilities

GIGABYTE APP Center gives you easy access to wealth of GIGABYTE apps that help you get the most from your GIGABYTE motherboard. Using a simple, unified user interface, GIGABYTE APP Center allows you to launch all GIGABYTE apps installed on your system.

GIGABYTE EasyTune ™ App

GIGABYTE's EasyTune™ is a simple and easy-to-use interface that allows users to fine-tune their system settings or adjust system and memory clocks and voltages in a Windows environment. With Smart Quick Boost*, one click is all it takes to automatically overclock your system, giving an added performance boost when you need it the most.

* Feature may vary by CPU models.

GIGABYTE  Cloud Station™  APP

GIGABYTE Cloud Station™ is composed of several GIGABYTE's unique apps that allow your smart phones/tablet device to communicate, share resources, and control desktop PCs via wireless connection.

Main Features:

  • Supports AMD AM3+/ AM3 Processor
  • Dual Channel DDR3, 4 DIMMs
  • Fast USB 3.1 -The World's Next Universal Connector
  • PCIe Gen2 x4 22110 M.2 Connector with up to 20Gb/s Data Transfer (PCIe NVMe & SATA SSD support)
  • 2-Way Graphics Support with Exclusive Ultra Durable Metal Shielding over the PCIe Slots
  • 115dB SNR HD Audio with Built-in Rear Audio Amplifier
  • Intel© GbE LAN with cFosSpeed Internet Accelerator Software
  • High Quality Audio Capacitors and Audio Noise Guard with Ambient LED Trace Path Lighting
  • GIGABYTE USB DAC-UP ports
  • All new GIGABYTE APP Center, simple and easy use
  • GIGABYTE UEFI DualBIOS Technology
CPU
CPU Family AMD Athlon II X2
Supported Processor Manufacturer AMD
Supported Processors AMD AM3/3+ Processors
64-bit Support Yes
Socket AM3+
Motherboard
Chipset Manufacturer AMD
Northbridge 990X
Southbridge SB950
Input/Output Controller iTE I/O Controller Chip
RAID Supported Yes
RAID Format Chipset: RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, JBOD
SATA Supported Yes
SATA Controllers 6 x SATA 6Gb/s
Rear Panel I/O Ports
Keyboard/Mouse Combo Port 1 x PS/2 Keyboard or Mouse Port
USB Ports 6 x USB 2.0 • 2 x USB 3.0 • 2 x 3.1 USB
RJ-45 Ports 1 x RJ-45
Audio Line In Ports 5 x Audio Jack (Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out, Rear Speaker Out, Line In, Line Out, Mic In)
S/PDIF Port 1 x Optical S/PDIF Out
Internal I/O Connectors
Front Panel Connectors 1 x Front Audio Header • 1 x Front Panel Header
Cooling Fan Support 1 x CPU Fan • 2 x System Fan • 1 Power Fan
SATA Connectors 6 x SATA 6Gb/s
S/PDIF Connectors 1 x S/PDIF out Header
USB Connectors 3 x USB 2.0 • 1 x USB 3.0
Serial Connectors 1 x Serial Port Header
TPM Header 1 x TPM Header
Power Connector Port 1 x 24-pin ATX • 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V
Other Connectors 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
Expansion
Number of PCI Slots 2 slot(s)
Number of PCI Express Slots 4 slot(s)
Memory
Maximum RAM 64 GB
Memory Type DDR3
Memory Slot 4 x DDR3 DIMM Slots
Graphics Device
Integrated Graphics Supported Yes
Graphics Chipset Manufacturer NVIDIA
Sound
Integrated Sound Realtek ALC1150 codec • High Definition Audio • 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel • Support for S/PDIF Out
Network
Integrated Network Intel Gigabit LAN
Network Speeds Supported 10/100/1000 Mbps
System Requirements
Operating Systems Supported Support for Windows 10/8.1/7 32-bit/64-bit
System
BIOS 2 x 32 Mbit flash • Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS • Support for DualBIOS • PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0
Special Features Support for APP Center (@BIOS, Ambient LED, Cloud Station, EasyTune, Game Controller, Smart TimeLock, Smart Recovery 2, System Information Viewer, USB Blocker. • Support for Q-flash • Support for ON/OFF Charge • Support for Smart Switch • Support for Xpress Install
Jumpers 1 x Clear CMOS Jumper
Software Included (May be trial or restricted) Norton Internet Security (OEM version) • cFosSpeed
Physical
Form Factor ATX
Width 30.5 cm
Length 24.4 cm
Item Details
Manufacturer Gigabyte
Part Number GA-990X-GAMING SLI
EAN 4719331809164
UPC 889523004784
Condition New

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Q: Is this board compatible with AMD FX 9590
Answer by Website User on 13th June 2017
No, according to the CPU Support section on Gigabyte's website, this motherboard is not compatible with the FX-9xxx series of processors. -JakeF
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Q: How many years do warranty do you get?
Answer by Website User on 13th June 2017
Most Gigabyte boards are supplied with a 2 year warranty. -JakeF
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Q: Can I use a Corsair Force MP500 120GB M.2-2280 SSD (PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe Interface) with this motherboard?
Answer by Website User on 8th May 2017
Yes, this can be used on this motherboard.
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Q: Does this motherboard support Windows 10 32 bit and / or 64 bit?
Answer by Dan on 30th March 2017
Yes, drivers are available for both. -Danlevan
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Q: Hello, wanted to as the meaning of this "Graphics Chipset Manufacturer" It says that it's Nvidia. Does this mean anything when it comes to using AMD GPU on this board?
Answer by Dan on 28th March 2017
This motherboard has an internal graphics chipset from Nvidia, but will work fine with either AMD or Nvidia graphics cards. -Danlevan
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Q: Hi thinking of buying this board could you please recommend a budget end solid state hard drive please. also would it support AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz Octo Core (Socket AM3+)
Answer by Dan on 4th January 2017
Yes, that processor is compatible with this motherboard. For advice on solid state drives, please contact our sales team on 01274 471201 or sales@cclonline.com -Danlevan
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Q: With this board stating in the name it is a SLI board but in the Description it states both SLI & Crossfire which is correct?
Answer by Website User on 1st December 2016
Both are correct, it supports both SLI and Crossfire. AMD boards often only support Crossfire, so the name is to draw attention to the SLI support. -Danlevan
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Q: will my GeForce 7800 gtx graphics card work with this board?
Answer by Dan on 12th September 2016
I can't see why not but I have seen very old cards not work on new motherboards. Due to the age of the card it is really something I'd recommend replacing. -Danlevan
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Q: Will this be a good upgrade from the Gigabyte GA-78LMT-USB3? Also, will this support a MSI NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060? I'm looking to upgrade my system to run my games smoother but i don't really know where to start..
Answer by Website User on 22nd August 2016
A GTX 1060 will work fine on this motherboard. Upgrading the motherboard by itself wouldn't have any significant effect on performance, unless you're also planning on replacing the processor and potentially memory as well if your current memory is a lower speed. -Danlevan
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Q: Hi will this work with Corsair Vengeance Pro 16GB (2x 8GB) 2400MHz DDR3 Because some motherboards cant handle the 2400MHz
Answer by Website User on 18th August 2016
This motherboard natively supports memory up to 1866 MHz, though it will run faster if you overclock. At stock settings this memory should work fine but will run at 1866. -Danlevan
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Q: Hi would this board run a AMD FX-8350 4.0GHz Octo Core (Socket AM3+) ?
Answer by Dan on 28th July 2016
Yes, that processor is compatible with this motherboard. -Danlevan
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Q: will the AMD FX-4300 3.8GHz Quad Core work with this motherboard
Answer by Website User on 26th April 2016
Yes, that processor will work fine with this motherboard. -Danlevan
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Q: what would be the best psu for this board please
Answer by Website User on 12th April 2016
Pretty much any power supply we carry would be fine for the motherboard by itself, it's really going to come down to what else you plan to build the computer with. I'd recommend getting in touch with our sales team on sales@cclonline.com for advise on the full spec of your build. -Danlevan
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Q: Hi will this support all amd cups with a am3+ socket for example the octecore series
Answer by Dan on 4th April 2016
Not all of them no, the 220W+ models are not compatible. http://www.gigabyte.com/support-downloads/cpu-support-popup.aspx?pid=5774 -Danlevan
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Website User on 10th February 2017
Good mobo