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Gigabyte GA-M56S-S3 nForce 560 Socket AM2 HD Audio Firewire ATX Motherboard Retail
£62.39 Inc VAT    £51.99 Ex VAT
Product Name: Gigabyte GA-M56S-S3 nForce 560 Socket AM2 HD Audio Firewire ATX Motherboard Retail
Manufacturer: Gigabyte Technology
Part Number: GA-M56S-S3

Gigabyte GA-M56S-S3 nForce 560 Socket AM2 HD Audio Firewire ATX Motherboard Retail.

GIGABYTE Technology latest S series motherboards for AMD socket AM2 platform feature three innovative features - Safe, Smart, and Speed Technologies. The S series motherboard GA-M56S-S3 supports AMD new generation AM2 processor with dual channel DDR2 800MHz high frequency memories, providing reliable and user friendly computing and reaching the maximum system performance easily via personalized software settings. GIGABYTE S series motherboards, the champion's choice for AMD Socket AM2 platform!

Audio Output Sound card
Audio Codec Realtek ALC888
Sound Output Mode 7.1 channel surround
Compliant Standards High Definition Audio
Expansion / Connectivity
Expansion Slot(s) 1 processor - Socket AM2 ¦ 4 memory ( 1.8 V ) - DIMM 240-pin ¦ 1 PCI Express x16 ¦ 2 PCI Express x1 ¦ 4 PCI
Storage Interfaces Serial ATA-300 - connector(s): 4 x 7pin Serial ATA - 4 Device(s) - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 0+1 / RAID 5 ¦ ATA-133 - connector(s): 1 x 40pin IDC - 2 Device(s)
Interfaces 1 x storage - floppy interface - 34 PIN IDC ¦ 1 x audio - line-In - 4 PIN MPC ¦ 1 x keyboard - generic - 6 pin mini-DIN (PS/2 style) ¦ 1 x mouse - generic - 6 pin mini-DIN (PS/2 style) ¦ 4 x Hi-Speed USB - 4 PIN USB Type A ¦ 1 x parallel - IEEE 1284 (EPP/ECP) - 25 pin D-Sub (DB-25) ¦ 1 x serial - RS-232 - 9 pin D-Sub (DB-9) ¦ 1 x audio - SPDIF output - TOSLINK ¦ 1 x audio - SPDIF output - RCA ¦ 1 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire) ¦ 1 x network - Ethernet 10Base-T/100Base-TX/1000Base-T - RJ-45 ¦ 1 x audio - line-out - mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm ¦ 1 x audio - line-In - mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm ¦ 1 x microphone - input - mini-phone 3.5mm ¦ 1 x audio - line-out (rear) - mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm ¦ 1 x audio - line-out (centre/subwoofer) - mini-phone 3.5mm ¦ 1 x audio - line-out (side surround) - mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm
Additional Connectors (Optional) 2 x IEEE 1394 (FireWire), 6 x Hi-Speed USB
BIOS Features DMI 2.0 support, ACPI 1.0b support, SMBIOS 2.3 support
Hardware Monitoring CPU core temperature, chassis temperature, CPU fan tachometer, chassis fan tachometer, system voltage, CPU overheating protection
Hardware Features Chassis intrusion detection, Q-Flash, C.O.M. (Corporate Online Management), M.I.T. (Motherboard Intelligent Tweaker), Robust Graphics Booster (R.G.B.)
Product Type Motherboard
Form Factor ATX
Width 30.5 cm
Depth 21.4 cm
Compatibility AMD LIVE! Ready
Compatible Processors Athlon 64, Sempron, Athlon 64 FX, Athlon 64 X2
64-bit Processors Compatibility Built-in
Processor Socket Socket AM2
Multi-Core Support Dual-Core
Chipset Type NVIDIA nForce 560 / ITE IT8716
BIOS Type Award
Storage Controller ATA-133, Serial ATA-300 (RAID)
Power Connectors 4-pin ATX12V connector, 24-pin main power connector
Supported RAM Technology DDR2 SDRAM
RAM Installed ( Max ) 0 MB / 16 GB (max)
Supported RAM Speed PC2-3200, PC2-4300, PC2-6400, PC2-5300
RAM Features Two DDR channels
Cables Included 1 x IDE cable ¦ 1 x floppy cable ¦ 2 x Serial ATA cable
Software Included Drivers & Utilities, Norton Internet Security, @BIOS, EasyTune 5, Xpress Recovery 2
Certified for Windows Vista Certified for Windows Vista software and devices have undergone compatibility tests for ease-of-use, better performance and enhanced security.
Compliant Standards RoHS
Installed Qty (Max Supported) 0 ( 1 )
Telecom / Networking
Networking Network adapter - Realtek RTL8211BL - Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet

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