Model – Gigabyte GA-F2A68HM-DS2, CPU Sockets – FM2+, Chipset – AMD A68H, Supported CPU – AMD A series, Athlon series processors, Memory Type – DDR3, Memory MHz – 2400(OC)/ 2133/ 1866/ 1600/ 1333MHz, Memory Channel – Dual, Memory Slot – 2, Memory Max. – 64GB, Graphic – Integrated Graphics, Multi-GPU Support – AMD Dual Graphics, AMD Eyefinity, PCI Express Slot – 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16, 1 x PCI Express x1, 1 x PCI, Storage Interface – 6Gb/s, LAN Chipset – Realtek GbE LAN, LAN Speed (Mbps) – 10/100/1000Mbps, Audio Chipset – Realtek ALC887 codec, Audio Channel – 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel, USB Port – 2 x USB3.0, 8 x USB2.0, VGA Port – 1, DVI Port – 1, SATA Port – 4 x SATA, BIOS Type – 2 x 64 Mbit flash, BIOS Model – AMI UEFI BIOS, BIOS Version – PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0, Supported Operating System – Windows 7 / 8.1 / XP, Form Factor – Micro ATX, RaidSupport – 0,1,10,JBOD, Special Features – BIOS, Q-Flash, Xpress Install, EasyTune, Smart Recovery 2, ON/OFF Charge, Others – 3 x audio jacks, 1 x Clear CMOS jumper, Warranty – 3 year
High Quality Audio Capacitors
Gigabyte GA-F2A68HM-DS2 Ultra Durable motherboards use high quality Nippon Chemicon ARE series audio capacitors. These professional audio capacitors deliver the highest quality sound resolution and sound expansion to create the most realistic sound effects for user experience.
GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 4 Plus
Gigabyte GA-F2A68HM-DS2Ultra Durable 4 Plus debuts on GIGABYTE motherboards, with a range of features and component choices that provide record-breaking performance, cool and efficient operation and extended motherboard lifespan
Gigabyte GA-F2A68HM-DS2 uses Solid Caps (Capacitors) for APU VRM and Low RDS(on) MOSFETs which are rated to work at higher temperatures to provide a longer lifespan.
GIGABYTE UEFI DualBIOS
GIGABYTE 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.
Humidity can play havoc on a motherboard’s circuitry.GIGABYTE’s new Glass Fabric PCB design helps protect against electrical shorts due to humidity by reducing the gaps in spacing between PCB filaments.
Power Failure Protection
GIGABYTE also uses Anti-Surge ICs to protect the motherboard against power surges.
GIGABYTE motherboards feature High Resistance ICs which help protect the motherboard against electrostatic discharge.
GIGABYTE FM2+ Series Motherboards
GIGABYTE FM2+ series motherboards feature AMD the latest FM2+ socket, and are designed to get the most from forthcoming AMD Kaveri APUs, while preserving compatibility for current AMD FM2 APUs. AMD FM2+ APUs offer native support for 8 GT/s PCI Express gen 3.0 as well as DX11.1 support integrating the high performance ‘Steamroller’ core. Based on AMD A68H chipset, native USB3.0 and SATA3 ports support up to 5Gbps and 6Gbps of data transfer speeds, delivering the GIGABYTE FM2+ series motherboards most stable and high efficiency working experience via the GIGABYTE Ultra Durable technologies.
AMD Dual Graphics Technology
The AMD FM2+ series platform showcases AMD Dual Graphics technology, allowing users to further boost 3D graphics performance by adding an additional discrete AMD Radeon™ 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.
AMD Eyefinity Technology
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.
Dual-link DVI port
Designed to leverage the awesome potential of the latest AMD Fusion A-series APUs, GIGABYTE motherboards deliver an enhanced visual experience that includes advanced DX11 gaming, incredibly smooth HD multimedia playback and support for high resolution displays of up to 2560 x 1600 pixels by Dual-link DVI port.
On/Off Charge Technology
GIGABYTE On/Off Charge technology allows you to charge your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch regardless of whether your PC is on, in standby mode or even off. A derivative of GIGABYTE’s highly acclaimed 3x USB Power feature, On/Off Charge enables devices to draw more current from GIGABYTE motherboard USB ports than standard USB ports allow, so that charging from your PC can be as fast as with a charger in Gigabyte GA-F2A68HM-DS2.