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8.4 out of 10

Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3

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Overall 10
10

Gigabyte is the only game in town!

Michael T. Vail "Mike Vail", Amazon
4 days ago
  • Summary: Awesome board with all the features most users need. I have been buying Gigabyte motherboards for many years. They are the only brand I will buy and to date, I've never had one fail in well over 100 purchased. They just work and don't have compatibility issues like other boards have. This board lives up to those expectations as well. Long Live Gigabyte!
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Overall 8
8.0

Ubuntu 14.04

David Ly, Amazon
1 week ago
  • Summary: When I originally tried to install Ubuntu 14.04 (amd 64 bit) via a usb flash drive, the ethernet and usb 2.0 ports did not work. To fix this, restart the computer, enter the bios, and enable iommu Clean Install Ubuntu 14.04 --- restart computer --- press the delete key to enter bios --- use arrrow keys to navigate to the peripheral --- find iommu and enable it --- restart computer, press f12 and select flash drive where Ubuntu is installed This will fix the ethernet and...
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Overall 8
8.0

Small problem with the ATX cable

Sagar Mali, Amazon
1 week ago
  • Summary: Wonderful motherboard, however the 24 pin ATX cable did not fit in perfectly and caused the computer to shutoff unexpectedly when it came loose. I'm not sure whether it's the motherboards or the psu's fault. But it is still a great easy to set up motherboard.
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Overall 10
10

Could not be happier.

Jeremiah Flores, Amazon
2 weeks ago
  • Summary: Have had my PC for several months and it runs perfectly. My build is Gigabyte AM3+ AMD 970 ASUS GTX760 Crucial Ballistix Sport 8GB Kit Rosewill Black Gaming ATX Mid Tower Corsair Builder Series CX 500 Watt AMD 8320 1 TB HDD 120gb Kingston SSD This was my first ever build and everything is working flawlessly. Could not be happier.
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Overall 8
8.0

The drivers from the website are HORRIBLE (Windows 8

Mikko Bayabo, Amazon
2 weeks ago
  • Summary: I bought mine during the week of black Friday. It works very well except finding the proper drivers was a challenge. The drivers from the website are HORRIBLE (Windows 8.1). When I started using Google Chrome, I was surprised to see that Chrome would freeze Windows OFTEN. I gave the drivers the benefit of the doubt and thought Chrome might be the culprit. Eventually (and after some research), I decided to install a different set of audio drivers. Less freezing.
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Overall 10
10

Running a build with an fx-8350 no issues. I ...

Rulk, Amazon
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: Running a build with an fx-8350 no issues. I don't OC anything but I did test it out. Got it to 5.0 with out any hiccups. Didn't want to try any higher and turned it back down after about 30 minutes.
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Overall 2
2.0

Board was DOA; no post (nor beeps, which ...

M. Mcnamara, Amazon
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: Board was DOA; no post (nor beeps, which indicates it's the board) even when breadboarding, reseating, trying different PSUs, etc.
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

Christian, Amazon
4 weeks ago
  • Summary: There are boards with more features and better performance but not at the sub-70 price I got mine for.
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Overall 8
8.0

I love this motherboard very stable would have gave it 5 ...

jasonj, Amazon
28 December 2014
  • Summary: I love this motherboard very stable would have gave it 5 stars but it didn't come with the driver cd I had to get on a friends pc to download (lan)drivers.overall awesome motherboard and Great service very happy.
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Overall 2
2.0

I DON'T RECOMMEND THIS MB FOR GAMING OR EVEN FOR FX COMPUTERS ....

Richie, Amazon
25 December 2014
  • Summary: This mb has allot of problems. You can say it was DOA. I can use it but the x16 pcie slot is not good I HAVE TO PUT MY R9 270X IN THE X4 SLOT IT TOOK ME 6HRS BEFORE I HAD DONE THAT THE PC WAS NOT SHOWING ANY VIDEO UNTIL I GOT PISSED AND SAID TO MYSELF ''I SHOULD TRY THE NEXT SLOT''((( TIME WASTED.. I cant get any AUDIO from any audio port i even bought and tried 2 sound cards non of them shows up in the windows and they are GOOD i got 3 pc's...
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