ECS A85F2-A GOLDEN Motherboard
Taking a look at the motherboard we've got a fairly good looking board. We've pretty much got a black setup with some gold highlights throughout the board which stand out. Let's move in a bit closer, though, and find out exactly what is going on with the board we've got here today.
Looking above we can see the expansion slots. Towards the bottom of the board we've got two legacy PCI slots. Along with them we've got three PCIe x1 slots and two PCI x16 slots. In the event you're running two cards, the PCIe x16 slots will run at x8 / x8, as you'd expect.
Heading across the bottom of the motherboard we've got a fairly standard setup of headers here. They include front panel audio, multiple fan and USB 2.0 headers, USB 3.0 and a front panel header on the far right.
Turning the corner we've got the BIOS battery and just above that you can see seven SATA ports. All are SATA III and all run off the AMD A85X chipset.
Heading north we've got the main 24-pin ATX power connector in a fairly standard location along with four DIMM slots. Here we've got support for up to 64GB of DDR3 at speeds ranging from 1333MHz DDR to 2600MHz DDR via overclocking.
Across the top of the motherboard you can see the main 8-pin CPU connector and moving around to the socket area you can see there's not much at all going on with a very clean setup. You can see the main heatsink along with a closer look at some of the gold components that ECS are using.
Finally we finish off with the I/O side of things. The first thing that stands out is of course the gold that is plastered all over it. Starting from the left the first thing you might notice is what we don't have. Normally we'd always see a PS/2 connector here, but you can see ECS have opted to drop it and instead we start off with a DVI, VGA, HDMI and DisplayPort connectors for video output.
Next to that we've got a clear CMOS button, two USB 2.0 ports and an eSATA port running off the A85X chipset. Four USB 3.0 ports, Gigabit networking via the Realtek 8111E chipset and an optical out port alongside five auxiliary ports giving us 8 Channel audio via the VIA VT 1819S chip.
PRICING: You can find products similar to this one for sale below.
United States: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon's website.
United Kingdom: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK's website.
Canada: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada's website.
Recommended for You
- We at TweakTown openly invite the companies who provide us with review samples / who are mentioned or discussed to express their opinion of our content. If any company representative wishes to respond, we will publish the response here.
Latest News Posts
- Bloody new 'Logan' trailer embraces hard R-rating
- Buy Resident Evil 7 on Xbox One, get it on the PC, too
- Zelda: Breath of the Wild has an awesome physics engine
- Hitman goes HDR on PC, PS4, Xbox One next week
- It's morphin time for new 'Power Rangers' trailer
- How to prevent pc from waking up from sleep when a brown out occurs?
- Z170MX-Gaming 5 + i5 7600k.. Should work or not?
- ASRock 2.70 Splash Screen replaces Windows?
- bios update
- How to get larger than 2TB HD to work on GA-P35-DS4 Rev 2.0
- Transcend reveals industrial-grade SuperMLC JetFlash 740 USB flash drive for exceptional performance and endurance
- Light up your gaming with BIOSTAR B250 motherboard series
- MSI the pioneer in VR Gaming crowns winners of VR JAM
- NGE and Twitch partner to bring the Overwatch Winter Premiere Live Finals to PAX Arena at PAX South
- Bayview Labs, Seraph Group and MIT Game Lab announce 'Play Labs' VR/AR/AI Playful Tech Accelerator for MIT students and alumni