GIGABYTE releases AMD FM2 Series Motherboards
Laurence Howe / 5 years ago
GIGABYTE has launched its latest FM2 series motherboards supporting next generation AMD A-Series APUs.
“A number of new features and technologies make their debut on the AMD platform, including Ultra Durable 5 technology, Dual UEFI 3D BIOS, Digital Power delivery, triple display support and Lucid Virtu MVP,” commented Tim Handley, Deputy Director of Motherboard Marketing at GIGABYTE. “These new FM2 series motherboards offer outstanding value for any DIY builder looking to harness the improved performance of AMD’s Trinity APUs.”
The flagship GIGABYTE FM2 series motherboard is the GIGABYTE F2A85X-UP4 motherboard. The latest GIGABYTE FM2 motherboards are the first AMD motherboards to incorporate several exclusive GIGABYTE technologies including the latest Ultra Durable 5 technology. Featuring High Current Capable components including the industry’s highest rated 60A IR3550 PowIRstage ICs, allowing for stable power delivery.
New GIGABYTE FM2 series motherboards are the first AMD platform motherboards to feature the excusive GIGABYTE 3D BIOS, which is their new UEFI BIOS interface. The GIGABYTE F2A85X-UP4 motherboard features an exclusive Digital Engine, setting it apart from the competition with digital controllers that provide more precise power delivery to both CPU and GPU parts of the AMD APU.
The latest AMD 7000 series graphics embedded in all Trinity APUs bring 3D gamers up to 30% better 3D performance compared to previous the generation. This makes the new FM2 platform a great option for mainstream 3D gaming applications, with Microsoft DirectX 11, OpenGL 4.2 and OpenCL 1.1 support helping to deliver a 3D gaming experience similar to discrete graphics card solutions.