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Gigabyte GA-880GMA-UD2H Motherboard Review


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Introduction


All-in-one style computers have been the backbone of the OEM computing world since the beginning.  Some of the earliest personal computers where nothing more than single system board with all of the required components soldered in place.  At first these systems were built out of necessity until ISA, PCI, and PCI Express technologies paved the way to expandable systems allowing you to choose what components you wanted to run.  This made systems cheaper to build and could be customized for the job they would be doing. 

Most hardware enthusiasts chose the modular route however there are times when having more on board is actually better.  In this review we will be looking at a MicroATX motherboard from Gigabyte called the GA-880GMA-UD2H.  This is a system board based around the AMD 880G chipset complete with and integrated HD 4250 GPU. 
Motherboard Specifications
Support for Socket AM3 processors: AMD Phenom II processor / AMD Athlon II processor
Chipset: AMD 880G / AMD SB850
Memory:4 x 1.5V DDR3 DIMM sockets supporting up to 16 GB of DDR3 2000(OC)/1333/1066 MHz memory modules
Realtek 8111D chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)
SATA 6GB / eSATA / RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, JBOD
IDE connector supporting ATA-133/100/66/33 and up to 2 IDE devices
10 USB 2.0/1.1 / 2 USB 3.0 / 2 IEEE 1394a ports
Micro ATX; 24.4cm x 24.4cm

Please consult the Gigabyte website for a complete list of specifications, drivers, and latest BIOS files.
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