CARACTERÍSTICAS MOTHERBOARD ECS A890GXM-A
Socket new AM3 for Phenom™ II Processor
The latest ECS Black Series A890GXM-A is based on the AMD 890GX chipset with
140W Phenom II processor (Socket AM3) support.The A890GXM-A has integrated
with ATI™ Radeon HD 4290 graphics IGP, which includes AMD CrossFire ,Hybrid
Crossfire technology and DirectX 10.1 capabilities.A890GXM-A features
convenient 4most display output interfaces, and RealTek ALC892 7.1CH High
Definition audio with Content Protection for Blu-Ray.A890GXM-A is covered
with QoolTech III Heatpipe in MOS,NB and SB to focus on Silent Cooling.In
addition the SB850 features 5x SATA 6G ports and 1x eSATA, with RAID 0,1,
5&10 configurations, and proprietary ECS BIOS tweaking through the M.I.B III
Support for ATI Hybrid Graphics Technology
Up to 1.75X additional performance enhanced by enabling the power of
both IGP and the add-on graphics card simultaneously.
eBLU BIOS Live Update Utility
Save time and hassle of searching for BIOS online and avoid complicated
‧Time-saving‧Smart and easy‧Safe and secure‧Free and upgradable
eJIFFY Rapid Access Utility
Rapid accesses to OS within 8 seconds and enjoy web browsing, photo
reviewing, on-line chat and etc.
NVIDIA PhysX Ready
Supporting a second or 3rd NVIDIA GPU dedicated to PhysX takes the
ultra-realistic effects to a new level.
Applied Solid Capacitor
Better conductivity and heat resistance can be expected as well thus the
system stability can be assured under critical conditions.
15u Gold Contact - 3 Times Extra Protection
It offers 3 times extra anti-oxidation, temperature resistant and scrape
protection to ensure motherboards longest lifespan, better reliability and
Motherboard Intelligent BIOS (M.I.B.)
Providing the most intelligent and convenient way to adjust the clock/
voltage settings of CPU and memory and get the extra performance in advanced.
Support HD Video Playback
Smoothly playback all H.264, VC-1, and MPEG-2 video with minimal CPU
usage through integrated Graphics in chipset or CPU.
Speedy Storage Interface - SATA 6G
Double the transfer speed of SATA 3.0 Gb/s, running at speed up to
ATI CrossFireX™ Technology Ready
Combining multi-GPU to deliver users a highest image quality and screen
M.I.B. III brings the same convenience interface of overclocking as
M.I.B. II, it also comes with advance range of frequency tuning for CPU/MEMORY/PCI-E
bus speed to take the system performance to superior level. Icon please
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Features complete onboard HDMI, DVI, D-Sub and Display port for more
flexible, complete and convenient multi-media plug-in options for excellent
An excellent and unique silent cooler with dual copper pipe to boost
super heat dissipation by providing dual heat conduction, an efficient
design to calm down system temperature.
AMD Phenom II
With the state-of-the-art technology, AMD’s next generation processor,
AMD Phenom II, enables the power of platform solutions for gaming,
multitasking, and digital entertainment with outstanding performance and
The latest socket AM3 supports AMD’s AM3 processors which have featured
the integrated memory controller for DDR3 memory that provides much higher
bandwidth to enhance the overall system performance.
The highly scalable Hyper Transport 3.0 is capable to provide incredible
bandwidth of the system bus up to 20.8GB/s which would dramatically elevate
the efficiency of computing performance.
ATI CrossFire X
The technology not only combines multi-GPU and motherboard power that
soars into a new dimension of graphics capability, but also delivers the
highest image quality and screen resolutions, even with the most demanding
ATI Hybrid Graphics Technology
To provide better gaming performance than a single graphics card, the
innovative design of ATIª Hybrid Graphics Technology is capable to bring
additional performance increase up to 1.75X by enabling the power of both
integrated graphics core and the add-on graphics card simultaneously.
Dual DDR3 1800 OC
Dual DDR3 1800 O.C. is able to raise processor and RAM clock up to
1800mHz throguh capable RAM in overclock mode. It assists system to obtain
optimal performance to meet the O.C. enthusiast needs.
PCI EXPRESS 2.0
The exceptionally increased interconnect bit rate from 2.5GT/s up to
5.0GT/s would effectively eliminates the bottle neck of the system
performance and brings the most terrific computing experience from the
present to the future.
Doubles the transfer speed of SATA 3G, running at speed up to 6.0Gb/s,
and can connect with any other SATA 3.0Gb/s and 1.5Gb/s devices for backward
RAID 0, 1, 5, 10
Supports RAID 0(Striped disk array), RAID 1(Mirroring disk array), RAID
5(Block Interleaved Distributed Parity), RAID 10 (A Stripe of Mirrors).
Provides users the performance and protection.
Content Protection for Blu-Ray
Features Realtek ALC 892 HD Audio Codec with loss-less content
protection technology that allows full-rate audio and quality performance
for Blu-ray Discs.
8 Channel High Definition Audio
Integrated 8-channel HD Audio CODEC delivering advanced multi-channel
audio and bringing you the experience of home theater-quality sound.
Dual Gigabit LAN
The dual Gigabit LAN design allows a computer managing network traffic
between two separate networks and ensures rapid data transfer from WAN to
LAN without any latency.
A specification developed by Intel Corporation to protect digital
entertainment content across the DVI/HDMI interface. HDCP encrypts
transmission of digital content between HDCP-compliant devices that it
allows users to enjoy HD content through HDCP-compliant playback software.
The signal quality and the Max cable length is 2x longer than the
conventional one. It also supports external HDD hot plug and keyed connector
end for fool-proof.
ECS eJIFFY is a Linux based interface for a fast boot application which
is compressed in a CD to install on the hard drive.Within 8 seconds after
the computer boots up, eJIFFY is ready to provide users the total enjoyment
for web browsing, photo reviewing and on-line chat. Instead of waiting for
the regular OS to start up, eJIFFY serves a convenient center to have quick
fun or a glance at the hot news in today’s fast pace world where nothing can
be too quick.
eBLU - BIOS Live Update Utility
ECS eBLU utility makes updating BIOS fast and easy. eBLU saves time and
hassle of searching for BIOS online and avoid complicated flashing steps.
With simple and easy steps it checks for new BIOS version on-line and safely
guides the user to flash the system BIOS.
eDLU - Drivers Live Update Utility
ECS eDLU utility makes updating Drivers fast and easy. eDLU Saves time
and hassle of searching for Drivers online and avoid complicated steps. With
simple and easy steps it checks for new Drivers version on-line and let the
user to update the Drivers.
AMD Vision Ready
Build your PC with VISION Technology from AMD. Combine AMD processors
and ATI Radeon TM graphics to see, share and create a more vibrant digital
ECS Motherboards have been certified by EuP. EuP certification verifies
that ECS motherboards comply with European Union stander to decrease the
environmental effects and promote sustainable environment. Save energy and
keep healthy environment by choosing ECS motherboards.
Choose an environment-friendly, fully RoHS-compliant ECS product as the
foundation for keeping harmful substances out of our ecosystem.
º Socket AM3 socket for AMD Phenom™ II processors
º Support 125W Phenom™ II X6 processors
º High-performance HyperTransport 3.0 CPU Interface
º Support transfer rate up to 5200 mega-transfers per second
º Note: This board supports CPU up to 140W TDP ; you can refer to AMD
website to check your CPU.
º AMD® 890GX & AMD® SB850
º North Bridge: AMD® 890GX
º South Bridge: AMD® SB850
º On Chip (AMD 890GX-based with ATI™ Radeon HD4290 graphics )
º Integrated DirectX10.1 graphics processor
º Share Memory: Maximum up to 512MB
º AMD SidePort Memory : DDR3-1333 (64Mx16=128MB)
º Dual-channel DDR3 memory architecture
º 4 x 240-pin DDR3 DIMM socket support up to 32 GB
º Support DDR3 up to 1800(OC)/1600(OC)/1333/1066 DDR3 SDRAM
º *(Due to the DRAM maximum size is 4GB at present, the memory maximum size
we have tested is 16GB)
º *(Due to AMD CPU spec limitation, memory OC figure (1600+) is not
guaranteed, please refer to Memory QVL for more information)
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
º 3 x PCI Express Gen 2.0 x16 slots
º 2 x PCI Express x1 slots
º 1 x PCI slot
º *The third PCIEX16 only support bandwidth x4
º Support by AMD® SB850
• 5 x Serial ATAIII 6.0Gb/s devices
• RAID0, RAID1, RAID5, RAID 10 configuration
• 1 x eSATA
º Realtek ALC892 8-Ch High Definition audio CODEC
º Compliant with HD audio specification
º Dual Realtek 8111DL 10/100/1000 Fast Ethernet Controller
REAR PANEL I/O
º 1 x D-sub(VGA)
º 1 x HDMI Port
º 1 x DVI Port
º 1 x Display port
º 2 x RJ45 LAN connectors
º 1 x Audio port (Line-in, Line-out, Mic-in)
º 1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector
º 1 x Clear_CMOS button
º 1 x eSATA
º 6 x USB ports
INTERNAL I/O CONNECTORS & HEADERS
º 1 x 24-pin ATX Power Supply connector
º 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V Power Connector
º 1 x 4-pin CPU_FAN connector
º 1 x 3-pin PWR_FAN connector
º 1 x 3-pin SYS_FAN connector
º 1 x Power on button
º 1 x Reset button
º 1 x Speaker header
º 1 x Front panel switch/LED header
º 1 x Front panel audio header
º 1 x SPDIF out header
º 1 x 4-pin power connector for VGA card
º 1 x Clear CMOS header
º 5 x Serial ATAIII 6Gb/s connectors
º 4 x USB 2.0 headers support additional 8 USB ports
º 1X Stand by LED (Red Light)
º 1X Power on LED (Green light)
º 1 x Chassis intrusion header
º AMI BIOS with 8Mb SPI Flash ROM
º Supports Plug and Play, STR (S3) / STD (S4) , Hardware monitor, Multi Boot
º Audio, LAN, can be disabled in BIOS
º F11 hot key for boot up devices option
º Support over-clocking
º Support eJIFFY
º Support Page Up clear CMOS Hotkey
º Support ECS M.I.B III Utility
• CPU voltage adjustable
• Memory voltage adjustable
• NB Chipset Voltage Adjustable
• HT Voltage Adjustable
• External Clock Adjustable
• Multiple Frequency Adjustable by CPU
º ATX Size, 305mm*244mm.