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9.8 out of 10

Gigabyte GA-F2A85X-UP4

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Reviews and Problems with Gigabyte GA-F2A85X-UP4

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Overall 4
4.0

was dead when it arrived

TonyTheTiger, Amazon
24 February 2014
  • Summary: im sad to say it was not working when it arrived. i had hoped since this was my first build that i had just made an error in hooking everything up and overlooked something. I couldnt find anything i missed so i decided to pick up another board from micro center to see if it would work an yup. worked just fine. Still think this would make a great board for my computer...i just drew the short straw this time.
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Overall 10
10

Great MOBO

Leon Olivier, Jr, Amazon
11 February 2014
  • Summary: This is the first time I have built a pc. The AMD F2 socket and processor are easy to set up and system runs great.
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Overall 6
6.0

Dual BIOS Failed

Charles A. Nelson "Admiral", Amazon
8 February 2014
  • Summary: One of the reasons that I chose this board is for the Dual Bios. I overclock and like the security of a back up BIOS. The first time that I flashed a BIOS update it failed and the backup BIOS didn't initiate. Tech Support gave me nothing but the basic steps that I had already tried (clear the CMOS, remove memory and peripherals, etc) so I was on my own or RMA. I'm writing this because I found a solution which may be of use to someone who has the same experience.
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Overall 8
8.0

Was a really nice board

Jonathan Madison, Amazon
25 January 2014
  • Summary: This board is of excellent quality. It has lots of fan headers, plenty of PCIe slots, and even a legacy PCI slot, and it was at a really great price. I highly recommend this board if you are running a socket FM2 CPU.
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Overall 8
8.0

Issues with NIC Card. Otherwise great board.

Dove, Amazon
17 January 2014
  • Summary: I bought this board for a new litecoin mining rig (heavy GPU utilization, on 24/7 computer). On arrival the NIC was not working, confirmed this with Gigabyte support online. I did an RMA through gigabyte and they sent me a brand new board. I was pleasently suprised as I usually have to go through the vendor for computer part RMAs. So +1 to gigabyte for the easy RMA process, unfortunately I cant get more than 4 stars since it had a faulty part at the start.
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Overall 10
10

User Review

Mike_B, NCIX.com
22 November 2013
  • Summary: This board is running nice and cool with a A8-6600k OC'd to the max. No problems with the ram either. Not my first Gigabyte purchase and definitely not my last.
  • Pros: Heavy duty, solid construction, Massive heatsinks, newer features (bios, number codes, bios switch etc)
  • Cons: Nada
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Overall 10
10

Works great, no problems in linux.

R. Aagaard, Amazon
16 November 2013
  • Summary: It's a big motherboard, but so far has proven to be very solid. Using it as a linux workstation, loaded up ubuntu and then manually downloaded the video card drivers, had some initial problems when running three monitors with the anti-screen tearing KDE stuff enabled but when I turned it off there hasn't been any other issues. There are new versions of the drivers now that probably fix it, but it's so stable right now that I have not bothered.
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Overall 6
6.0

broken port

Juniorhedez, Amazon
2 November 2013
  • Summary: The board is good but I cant use the crossfire port becase came broken.I have to put plastic glue for protect the pins.
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Overall 10
10

Best I could find with AMD a-series support

S Holston, Amazon
14 October 2013
  • Summary: I recently upgraded my computer, and thinking my old motherboard supported all but only a-series processors, I got the best a-series processor. Then only to find out it only supported the a8's down. So stuck with an apu I needed I find a motherboard that could fit one and my other parts, like two graphics cards and four ram slot. This did the trick, now I'm playing pc games, skyrim for the most part, maxed and modded.
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Overall 10
10

Great board so far!

Caubarrere, Amazon
21 August 2013
  • Summary: Good looking, lots of functionalities, great BIOS. My build: Amd A8 6600k Gigabyte AMD FM2 A85X ATX Motherboard G.SKILL Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) SAPPHIRE HD 7850 1GB Antec 450w Power Supply
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