Skip to: |

Newegg.com - A great place to buy computers, computer parts, electronics, software, accessories, and DVDs online. With great prices, fast shipping, and top-rated customer service - once you know, you Newegg.

If you are reading this message, Please click this link to reload this page.(Do not use your browser's "Refresh" button). Please email us if you're running the latest version of your browser and you still see this message.

Newegg.com - Computer Parts, Laptops, Electronics, HDTVs, Digital Cameras and More!

Sign up today for a 30-day free trial of Newegg Premier
  • Shipping Destination: United States
  • Wish List
  • Feedback
  • Help
Search all
Search
Home
Home > 
Computer Hardware > 
Motherboards > 
AMD Motherboards > 
GIGABYTE > 
Item#: N82E16813128530

GIGABYTE GA-A55M-DS2 FM1 AMD A55 (Hudson D2) Micro ATX AMD Motherboard

  • AMD A55 (Hudson D2)
  • A4 / A6 / A8 / E2 APU
  • DDR3 1866 /1600
ICON Loading...


Learn more about the GIGABYTE GA-A55M-DS2

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


Customer Reviews of the GIGABYTE GA-A55M-DS2

Do you own this product? Write a Review

ICON Loading...

Filter Results

Go
  • Andrew L.
  • 4/22/2014 7:49:16 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

2 out of 5 eggsDisappointed overall

Pros: Good overall layout
Lots of external connections
Upgradability

Cons: Won't allow any OS to use the full 8gb installed, crashes constantly during reboots, hangs when trying to get into the BIOS after a crash.

It was a promising buy but disappointed me in the end. Will be ordering something else and tossing this in the bin.

Other Thoughts: I don't blame Gigabyte for the problems, things break it happens, I'm just disappointed as it was supposed to be a present for my kids.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Customer,

Thank you for your comments. We apologize for your difficulty with your GIGABYTE product. Please contact us at newegg-support@gigabyteusa.com with the case number 109112 in the e-mail subject line. We will provide personalized service and analysis to help solve your issue ASAP. If the matter is urgent, please send us your contact number, and we will contact you.

1. What is the memory model?

2. Have you tried a single memory module at a time?

3. Make sure that you're running 64bit OS.

GIGABYTE VIP Support Team

Did you find this review helpful? Yes No

  • Thomas H.
  • 2/1/2014 5:39:43 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSecond one

Pros: First one was damaged in shipping. Newegg had a new one delivered before the old one was picked up. I only needed to call once! 5 stars for Newegg and Gigabyte, great light work inexpensive board.

Cons: none

Did you find this review helpful? Yes No

  • Tom W.
  • 12/27/2013 9:58:22 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsWorks... but not for my purposes

Pros: Was easy to install, good documentation, worked the first time (to boot to bios).

Cons: Can't get multiple versions of linux to see the attached USB mouse and keyboard. Tried many combinations if BIOS settings, mice, keyboard and the OS doesn't see the USB keyboard or mouse after boot is complete. Only one version of linux (Elemental) was able to see them.

Other Thoughts: Bought this as part of a bundle as an Xmas gift for my son and it's starting to look like the whole kit is going to have to be shipped back. Bah humbug.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Customer,

Thank you for your comments. We apologize for your difficulty with your GIGABYTE product. Please contact us at newegg-support@gigabyteusa.com with the case number 104114 in the e-mail subject line. We will provide personalized service and analysis to help solve your issue ASAP. If the matter is urgent, please send us your contact number, and we will contact you.

GIGABYTE VIP Support Team

Did you find this review helpful? Yes No

  • JARED W.
  • 12/21/2013 6:00:19 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsdoes the job

Pros: onboard video for simple home use
just enough for home use

Cons: so far none, this is for the parents-in-law and they just need basic home internet and office.

Did you find this review helpful? Yes No

  • Anonymous
  • 10/23/2013 3:15:28 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsCheck Your RAM

Pros: It is a great basic build board, sturdy and reliable.
I have built about a dozen work stations for various clients using this board and haven't had a real problem yet. *Knock on Wood*

Cons: None really it functions as advertised.

Other Thoughts: I just received the newest today and had a No Display Issue (Speaker not Installed). After some thorough troubleshooting it turned out to be the Stick of Corsair that came with the Bundle. So I could have saved myself much time by not skipping on connecting the speaker.
For those whom are complaining of BSOD, check your Memory with Memtest x86.

Did you find this review helpful? Yes No

  • Ben G.
  • 7/16/2013 5:02:32 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFantastic Starter

Pros: Sturdy and well built

Cons: FM1

Other Thoughts: This was the first motherboard I used in my first build and I thought it was great, but if you have the money, you should get something a little better. Overall, fantastic!

0 out of 3 people found this review helpful. Did you? Yes No

  • Rodger Z.
  • 6/14/2013 4:25:21 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Little Board with Linux Mint

Pros: Built an HTPC with this board and an AMD A4 processor and all works perfectly. Using Linux Mint 14. Didn't have to change a thing. This board & Mint recognized my wireless adapter the TP-LINK| TL-WN722N R without a problem.

Cons: None so far.

Other Thoughts: It's so small it's kind of cute. Well as MB's go. :-)

Did you find this review helpful? Yes No

  • Timothy W.
  • 5/30/2013 9:16:03 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsLow power

Pros: Decent options for a small board. Everything was fairly straightforward. Got it working with 2 case fans, a 1 gig hdd, dvd drive, an A4-3400, 4 gb Corsair ram, some random 1gb AMD video card....
And a 230 watt 20-pin power supply.

Cons: Nothing so far. Has worked every startup.

Other Thoughts: Running Windows 7 with a video capture card flawlessly. I know it's not the optimal setup, but it's an easy setup for random people to use.
I had a power supply set to go in there that I found out was bad. Only had an old 20 pin psu. Their website said that a 20 pin will work if it puts out enough power. Figured it would be enough while loading software, but did some research. As long as you don't run a server setup with 100 hard drives and 53 fans in your case, this thing can run off of a really small amount of power and power supply.
I'm impressed. Didn't think I'd ever find a use for that old power supply!

Did you find this review helpful? Yes No

  • John R.
  • 5/8/2013 12:45:19 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsVery Pleased. These are a good buy.

Pros: Cheap and solid.

Cons: Would have liked some more USB ports and a USB 3.0 header.

Other Thoughts: Bought 4 of these as part of a replacement of some very old machines. The A-series processors, in my judgement, make for a very nice end user experience for normal computing.

Cheap motherboards frequently get poor reviews because people don't know what they are doing. The trick to making a cheap build is knowing what you can skimp on. No-name or built-in power supplies are your worst enemy. I built these out with Corsair CX430 power supplies. They've been rock solid, even in an environment of questionable user integrity.

Did you find this review helpful? Yes No

  • Anonymous
  • 4/20/2013 2:36:08 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsDon't even bother.

Pros: Worked OK for the first few weeks i had it except for some issues with bad temperature readings.

Cons: The video connector is pretty weird and i had to modify my connector to make it work and then within the first 2 days of ownership the DVI connector came loose due to the cheap plastic they used to make it breaking leaving my video cable wire hanging from the back. After a few weeks it randomly died and when i tried reseating my cpu it came up with the heatsink like it was never even locked in and thermal paste got in the socket holes, but after cleaning them out it was still no good.

Other Thoughts: Well after this experience i don't think i will be buying another product except their cases that are a pretty good bargain.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Customer,

Thank you for your comments. We apologize for your difficulty with your GIGABYTE product. Please contact us at newegg-support@gigabyteusa.com with the case number 96095 in the subject line. We will provide personalized service and analysis to help solve your issue ASAP. If the matter is urgent, please send us your contact number, and we will contact you.

GIGABYTE VIP Support Team

Did you find this review helpful? Yes No

ICON Loading...
Are you an E-Blast Insider? Subscribe Newegg e-Blast
PayPal
Shop without retyping payment details. Secure shopping made faster.
Check out with PayPal.

Home
Home > 
Computer Hardware > 
Motherboards > 
AMD Motherboards > 
GIGABYTE > 
Item#: N82E16813128530
Related Products
Model Brand Foxconn Model A55MX Supported CPU CPU ...
GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™ 4 Classic GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™ ...
AMD A55 (Hudson D2) Athlon/A Series (FM2+) DDR3 ...
AMD A55 (Hudson D2) Athlon/A Series DDR3 1866/1600/1333/1066 ...
Shop by Region: United States | Canada | China
VeriSign Click for the BBB Business Review of this Computers - Supplies & Parts in Whittier CAThis site protected by Trustwave's Trusted Commerce program Inc500
Policy & Agreement | Privacy Policy  © 2000-2014 Newegg Inc.  All rights reserved.
If the Adobe Reader does not appear when you click on a link for a PDF file, you can download Adobe Reader from the Adobe web site. nassau