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ECS A990FXM-A Black Extreme

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Posted February 26, 2012 by Jake in CPU & Motherboards

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Specifications

Here are the specifications for the ECS A990FXM-A:

CPU

  • Support AM3+ 32nm FX-Series processors
  • Support AM3 socket for AMD Phenom™ II processors
  • Support 140W Phenom™ II X8 processors
  • AMD Cool ‘n’ Quiet™ Technology
  • High-performance HyperTransport 3.0 CPU Interface
  • Support transfer rate up to 5200 mega-transfers per second
  • Note: This board supports CPU up to 140W TDP only; you can refer to AMD website to check your CPU.
  • CHIPSET

  • AMD® 990FX & AMD® SB950
  • North Bridge: AMD® 990FX
  • South Bridge: AMD® SB950
  • MEMORY

  • Dual-channel DDR3 memory architecture
  • Support DDR3 up to 2133(OC)/1866/1600/1333/1066 DDR3 SDRAM
  • * Please refer to Memory QVL for more information
  • 4 x 240-pin DDR3 DIMM socket support up to 128GB per one DIMM support 32GB
    Due to the operating system limitation, the actual memory size may be less than 4GB for the reservation for system usage under Windows® 32-bit OS.
    For Windows® 64-bit OS with 64-bit CPU, there is no such limitation
  • EXPANSION SLOT

  • 3 x PCI Express Gen 2.0 x16 slots
  • 1 x PCI slot
  • 2 x PCI Express x1 slots
  • STORAGE

  • Support by Marvell 9128
  • 6 x Serial ATA 6.0Gb/s devices
  • 2 x eSATA 6.0Gb/s ports supporting external SATA 6.0Gb/s devices
  • 1 x IDE channel support 2 Ultra DMA133/100/66 devices
  • AUDIO

  • Realtek ALC892 8-Ch High Definition audio CODEC
  • Compliant with HD audio specification
  • LAN

  • Dual RealTek RTL8111E Gigabit Fast Ethernet Controllers with Teaming
  • Realtek 8105E 10/100 Lan(Optional)
  • REAR PANEL I/O

  • 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port
  • 1 x Clear_CMOS button
  • 1 x Bluetooth
  • 8 x USB 2.0 ports
  • 2 x RJ45 LAN connectors
  • 2 x eSATA 6.0Gb/s ports
  • 2 x USB 3.0 ports compatible to both USB 3.0/2.0 devices (blue)
  • 1 x Audio port (Line-in, Line-out, Mic-in)
  • 1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector
  • INTERNAL I/O CONNECTORS & HEADERS

  • 1 x 24-pin ATX Power Supply connector
  • 1 x USB 3.0 header supports additional 2 USB 3.0 Ports
  • 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power Connector
  • 1 x 4pin CPU_FAN connectors
  • 1 x 3-pin SYS_FAN connector
  • 1 x 3-pin PWR_FAN connector
  • 1 x Front panel audio header
  • 1 x Front panel switch/LED header
  • 1 x Buzzer
  • 1 x SPDIF out header
  • 1 x 7S-LED Display
  • 6 x Serial ATA 6Gb/s connectors
  • 1 x Clear CMOS header
  • 1 x PWR button/ 1 x RST button
  • 1 x IDE connector
  • SYSTEM BIOS

  • AMI BIOS with 32Mb SPI ROM
  • Supports Plug and Play, STR (S3) / STD (S4) , Hardware monitor, Multi Boot
  • Audio, LAN, can be disabled in BIOS
  • F7 hot key for boot up devices option
  • FORM FACTOR

  • ATX Size 305mm*244mm
  • Let’s take a look at the package and accessories.

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