Gigabyte GA-F2A85XM-D3H is one of the AMD FM2 motherboard which it has come with small motherboard form factor, yuppy it's micro ATX motherboard series. Gigabyte GA-F2A85XM-D3H designed for everyone who need a small motherboard for their AMD APU processors, but don't worry about the performance, cause this small FM2 motherboard has been born with AMD A85X chipset and offered many features such as DX11 supported and yes it has 32nm AMD A-series supported. The Gigabyte GA-F2A85XM-D3H motherboard is a nice small motherboard with high performance and advance graphics features on it.
As one of the APU motherboard, Gigabyte GA-F2A85XM-D3H also allow you to use "extra" graphics card beside the onchip APU graphics series, the AMD A85X chipset offering extra 3D graphics performance by adding new card into your system, you can use the AMD HD 6000 family to use this features, so the formula will looks like this :
(your integrated graphics card on APU processor + discrete card)
It's unique combination between the onboard graphics card and discrete graphics card from AMD, so if you want to get the best 3D performance, you can use this formula. Do you feel that it's not enough? don't worry guys, can you see the PCI-e x16 slots on the board? yes there is more than 1 slot on the board, there is 2 slot. You can use both of graphics card slots and add more than one discrete graphics card via AMD CrossFire mode, greats.
I recommended you to use both of graphics card and use the AMD CrossFire mode to get the best gaming and 3D performance.
So, here is another features from the Gigabyte GA-F2A85XM-D3H mainboard
- AMD APU FM2 processor supported
- AMD A85X chipset
- 4 slots memory DIMM with Dual channel memory architecture
- HD Audio with Realtek ALC887 codec
- AMD Dual Graphics technology supported
- SATA 6Gb/s, USB 3.0, USB Power
- HDMI port, D-Sub port, DVI-D port
- Micro ATX Form Factor
- Made with Gigabyte Ultra Durable 4 Claasic
- Multi display, AMD Eyefinity, DX11
- Dual Graphics card allowed and AMD CrossFire
- Gigabyte On/Off Charge technology, Windows 8/7/Vista/XP supported, and more.
What about the price? well I thing this motherboard will be priced under $200 but more than $100, so if you looking for small AMD FM2 socket motherboard for your AMD APU Trinity processor, the Gigabyte GA-F2A85XM-D3H may perfect for you. Good luck.