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GIGABYTE GA-F2A88XN-WIFI FM2+ / FM2 AMD A88X (Bolton D4) SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 HDMI Mini ITX AMD Motherboard

  • AMD A88X (Bolton D4)
  • Athlon/A- Series (FM2+)
  • DDR3 2133/1866/1600/1333

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  1. Socket FM2+ supports AMD FM2+/FM2 A-series APU
  2. GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™ 4 Plus Technology
  3. IR Digital 4+2 phase APU power design
  4. GIGABYTE UEFI DualBIOS™
  5. Features dual HDMI/ Dual-link DVI ports for Full HD 1080 and HDCP support
  6. Features Dual Band 802.11ac 867Mbps + BLUETOOTH 4.0 wireless solution
  7. 4 USB 3.0 ports with transfer rates of up to 5Gbps
  8. 4 SATA3 ports with up to 6Gbps link speed and RAID 0,1,5,10 support
  9. GIGABYTE On/Off Charge technology with 3x USB power design
 
 
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GIGABYTE FM2+ Series Motherboards

GIGABYTE FM2+ series motherboards based on AMD A88X chipset and feature the new FM2+ APU socket, and are designed to get the most from forthcoming Kaveri AMD APUs, while preserving compatibility for current AMD FM2 APUs. FM2+ AMD APUs offer DDR3-2400 AMP memory support, native support for 8 GT/s PCI Express gen 3.0 as well as DX11.1 support integrating the high performance 'Steamroller' core. AMD socket FM2+ APUs also offer native support for 4K resolution displays on HDMI port.

 
 
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GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™ 4 Plus

GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™ 4 Plus debuts on GIGABYTE motherboards, with a range of features and component choices that provide record-breaking performance, cool and efficient operation and extended motherboard lifespan.

 
 
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Ultra Performance

GIGABYTE uses All Solid Caps (Capacitors) and Low RDS(on) MOSFETs which are rated to work at higher temperatures to provide a longer lifespan.

 
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Ultra Safe

GIGABYTE UEFI DualBIOS™

GIGABYTE motherboards feature GIGABYTE DualBIOS™, an exclusive technology from GIGABYTE that protects arguably one of your PC's most crucial components, the BIOS. GIGABYTE DualBIOS™ means that your motherboard has both a 'Main BIOS' and a 'Backup BIOS', making users protected from BIOS failure due to virus attack, hardware malfunction, improper OC settings or power failure during the update process.

 
 
 
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Humidity Protection

Humidity can play havoc on a motherboard's circuitry.GIGABYTE's new Glass Fabric PCB design helps protect against electrical shorts due to humidity by reducing the gaps in spacing between PCB filaments.

 
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Power Failure Protection

GIGABYTE also uses Anti-Surge ICs to protect the motherboard against power surges.

 
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Electrostatic Protection

GIGABYTE motherboards feature High Resistance ICs which help protect the motherboard against electrostatic discharge.

 
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802.11ac, Dual Band, 80MHz, 2Tx2R

Delivers dramatically faster Wi-Fi speeds(up to 867 Mbps)than 802.11n, with more bandwidth per stream (433 Mbps),more capacity for more users (extended channel bonding 80MHz).
* Supports Windows 7/8/8.1 only.

 
 
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AMD Dual Graphics Technology

The AMD FM2+ series platform showcases AMD Dual Graphics technology, allowing users to further boost 3D graphics performance by adding an additional discrete AMD Radeon™ graphics card to the system. This unique Dual Graphics technology means users can enjoy higher frame rates on the latest gaming titles, utilizing the processing power of both discrete and integrated graphics processors.

 
 
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AMD Eyefinity Technology

Supporting multiple independent display outputs simultaneously, AMD Eyefinity technology delivers innovative graphics display capabilities enabling massive desktop workspaces and ultra-immersive visual environments for the ultimate panoramic computing experience.

 
 
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Dual-link DVI port

Designed to leverage the awesome potential of the latest AMD Fusion A-series APUs, GIGABYTE motherboards deliver an enhanced visual experience that includes advanced DX11® gaming, incredibly smooth HD multimedia playback and support for high resolution displays of up to 2560 x 1600 pixels by Dual-link DVI port.

 
 
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4K Ultra HD Support

4K resolution is the next technological milestone in high-definition content delivery, utilizing approximately 4,000 pixels on the horizontal axis, more than four times today's standard HD pixel density. GIGABYTE FM2+ series motherboards provide native 4K support with FM2+ APU integrated graphics via HDMI port.

 
 
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HDMI Interface

HDMI is latest High-Definition Multimedia Interface, which is able to provide up to 5Gb/s video transmitting bandwidth and also 8-channel high quality audio. Via transmitting uncompressed digital data, HDMI is able to reduce signal interference as transferring between digital and analog signal, seen and heard, direct from the source. In addition, HDMI is compatible with HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection), which allowing playback of Blu-ray/ HD DVD and other protected contents.

 
 
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High ESD protection for USB and LAN

GIGABYTE motherboards raise the bar in terms of protecting your system, providing advanced electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection for both your Ethernet LAN and USB ports, both common sources of ESD-related failures. Each LAN and USB port is paired with a dedicated protection filter that can withstand high electrostatic discharges, protecting your system from common electrical surges and even direct lighting strikes.

 
 
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One fuse per USB port (USB3.0 only)

On GIGABYTE motherboards each USB port has its own dedicated power fuse that prevents unwanted USB port failure, helping to safe guard your important data during transfer.

 
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On/Off Charge Technology

GIGABYTE On/Off Charge technology allows you to charge your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch regardless of whether your PC is on, in standby mode or even off. A derivative of GIGABYTE's highly acclaimed 3x USB Power feature, On/Off Charge enables devices to draw more current from GIGABYTE motherboard USB ports than standard USB ports allow, so that charging from your PC can be as fast as with a charger.

 
 
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ErP Lot 6 support

The ErP (also known as Energy-Related Products Directive) is part of the European Union's environmental regulations policy. It is based on concern for the environmental as the proliferation of electronic devices continues, and how to improve energy efficiency for a better and greener life. GIGABYTE supports ErP and produces motherboards that help you effectively improve system efficiency.

 

 


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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years
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  • Nathan B.
  • 4/19/2016 11:54:04 AM

3 out of 5 eggsDecent board with bad physical design

Pros: It's very stable and comes with WiFi.
DualBIOS has saved me enough times that I won't consider a board without it

Cons: Way too many connectors on the top edge of the board, very difficult to manage cables well.
Socket is way too close to the PCIe and RAM slots. My memory isn't that tall, but my cooler touches both the GPU and RAM.
There appears to be an issue where the SATA connections will stop working for a minute or so - potentially to an overheating south bridge.

Other Thoughts: The internal layout of the board would be much improved by rotating it all about 90 degrees so that the connections are now on the front instead of the top edge of the board.

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2 out of 5 eggsSeemed nice, but isn't.

Pros: There's plenty of pros. Like dual HDMI + one DVI, many USB ports. Wireless and bluetooth on half-mini PCI-E.

Cons: The SuperIO is proprietary from ITE, IT8620E. It was an headache to be able to get the temperatures, and fan control is impossible through it. The northbridge is overheating very very badly. At first i thought it was a wrong sensor reading from the ITE chip, at it went to 65°C in a 20°C environment. I bought a tight casing with an A10-6700 (65W TDP) to be able to have quite minimal ventilation. To be sure i took my laser temperature reader, and the temp i get from the SuperIO is right, it can go up to 75°C in summer. Even when i got a fan pointed on it, there was no significant temperature drop, as there's the USB 3.0 header and SATA cables blocking it from getting airflow from the side and from above. The responsible is the extremely cheap heatsink on it. Take a look at all other brand A88X northbridge heatsinks, it's bigger, taller, and a lot better quality. I even removed it and changed the thermal pad to make sure it wasn't just a bad transfer from the chipset to the heatsink, and it's not. I had no help whatsoever from Gigabyte, they told me it's normal and it passed the design quality control. I looked around for a better heatsink (thicker and taller) to put on it, but there's nothing i could find, i had to go to the extent of buying a 25x25mm fan and make a bracket to attach it above the northbridge, to then make a molex plug for it. Even with that, it's significantly high, as ambient temp is 20°C, my processor is at 22°C and the northbridge at 42°C.

That design flaw really killed it for me, and i think it's the cause of the bad longevity reviews. If you already have it, use a software able to read the temperatures, find the good entries and watch them closely to prevent overheating. If you're thinking on purchasing, you might want to go see what other brands have to offer in terms of A88X mini-itx. It's not like this motherboard is cheap or something, i spent 160$ for it, and even at 80$, it would be too much.

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  • Charles N.
  • 2/22/2016 5:17:59 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat board that comes with WIFI

Pros: - Bluetooth, HDMI and WIFI. Great for a HTPC
- Runs stable with DDR3 1600 MHz memory

Cons: - None

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5 out of 5 eggsExcellent product, small yet powerful

Pros: FM2+ support right out of the box, WiFi works well even without the attached antenna. Recognized my 1866 memory just fine and my 7700K, attached video card and away I went with gaming.

Cons: Price is a bit high for a FM2+ board, but it's mITX and you pay for it.

Other Thoughts: I don't understand how others have such issues with their boards, perhaps they don't read the manufacturer specs or supported hardware, either way I haven't had any issues and mine has been running for over half a year just fine.

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  • Anthony L.
  • 1/13/2016 7:06:44 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsHorrible Product

Pros: none

Cons: Put this computer together with this board and no video will show. Would not recommend

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  • Todd K.
  • 11/6/2015 9:28:30 AM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGigabyte GA-F2A88XN-WIFI

Pros: This board is up and running fine for over a year. No problems with installation of Win7 64bit. Using a Kaveri A10-7800 4/8 core and 8Gig of ram, no video card and a 120Gig Corsair SSD boot drive. Games run fast and smooth at 1920x1800 with full options. I don't run bleeding edge games with poor graphics performance. WiFi runs fine, but I use wired. No issues with BIOS or UEFI or booting.

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: I have used ATX motherboards and M*I motherboards in the past, but none of those have the many options on this board. The deciding factor was the ability to use a Kaveri chip and you don't need a firmware upgrade to do it (this was Oct 2014). I also like the Optical S/PDIF out and WiFi 802.11ac.

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  • Wesley S.
  • 10/18/2015 9:53:30 PM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat for the price

Pros: Small, nice features.

Cons: none

Other Thoughts: Most ITX motherboards are fairly bare bones but this has some quality features and was perfect for the small workstation I built for my parents.

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  • Nicholas C.
  • 10/2/2015 10:24:31 AM
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGood

Pros: Works. Only available FM2+ motherboard worth looking at.

Cons: Almost as expensive as some higher end full at or mid atx boards.

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  • Andrew H.
  • 9/22/2015 9:55:13 AM
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGood investment

Pros: Simple to install. Gigabyte is quality. No difficulty with any aspects of the MB. Wifi is an excellent additional feature for this size board.

Cons: Had to pull the CMOS battery after initial install of OS. Would boot to Chkdisk and no further. Re-seated RAM and double checked all connections several times. After CMOS battery removal steps the OS loaded and have had no issues since.

Other Thoughts: It's a great MB for the HTPC I'm using it in. I'm glad I made the purchase after plenty of research.

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  • Aaron P.
  • 7/27/2015 10:56:54 PM
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsGreat features with a few major issues

Pros: Built-in Wi-Fi, USB 3.0, and dual-HDMI...

Cons: It's a good thing it came with two HDMI ports because one died after about year of use. Same goes for the one of the SATA ports (port 1 specifically). The on-board wi-fi interacted poorly with my perfectly functional (albeit super-cheap) router. I upgraded to an Asus RT-AC66U and it's worked ever since.

Other Thoughts: I've been a Gigabyte fanboy for years despite having problems with a couple of boards. The way I figure it: you mass produce a product, you're bound to get a bad egg in the batch every now and then.

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