FM2-A85XA-G65

AMD A85X chipset

Other version: v1.1
• Military Class III components: Top quality & stability
• OC Genie II: Auto OC to boost performance in 1 sec
• ClickBIOS II: Easy-to-use UEFI BIOS interface
• Super Charger: fast charge iPad/iPhone/smartphone
• Support USB 3.0 & SATA 6Gb/s

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DigitALL Power

Equipped with a digital PWM controller, DigitALL Power ensures an efficient, precise and stable power delivery to motherboards. With DigitALL power, MSI A85X motherboard provides an efficient and reliable platform for gaming, multimedia and a wide variety of applications.


Benefits
- Higher Power Efficiency
- Faster Power Transmission Speed
- A Programmable Microprocessor Inside

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Military Class III

MSI motherboards maintains the commitment to product stability and reliability by introducing Military Class III components including Hi-c CAP, SFC and Solid CAP which have passed MIL-STD-810G certification, making MSI's Military Class III components synonymous with premium quality and ultimate stability.

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OC Genie II

OC Genie II provides an instant performance boost, optimizing CPU, memory, integrated graphics, and storage device performance with the function enabled.

 

Benefits
- Overclock in one second
- At least 15% boost in 3D gaming performance
- Simple and easy –No need for complex BIOS setting and extra equipment
*Features may vary according to your platform and model.

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World's 1st UEFI and software graphical user interface

MSI Click BIOS II provides a consistent user interface both in the UEFI BIOS and in Windows, it provides the most convenient way for users to control system settings and supports touchscreen control.

Benefits
- Graphical User Interface, with touchscreen support
- Simply click or touch and move to change settings
- Full system control, including overclocking, security and information

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AMD CrossFire

AMD CrossFireX™ is the ultimate multi-GPU performance gaming platform. Enabling game-dominatig power, AMD CrossFireX technology enables two or more discrete graphics processors to work together to improve graphics performance. AMD CrossFireX technology allows you to expand your system's graphics capabilities. It allows you the ability to scale your system's graphics horsepower as you need it, supporting up to four AMD Radeon™ HD graphics cards, making it the most scalable gaming platform ever. With an AMD CrossFireX gaming technology, the traditional graphics limitation exists no more, allowing you to enjoy higher performance as well as visual experience.

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AMD Dual Graphics

- The GPU's computing power can be enhanced through the collaborative computing of video cards and APU
- Support AMD Radeon HD series graphics card*
- MSI completely exerts the AMD Dual Graphics technology to the best
* For more information, please refer to here.

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Super Charger

Mobile consumer appliances are getting more and more attention in current day fast moving life style, with smart phones and tablets almost becoming a fashion accessory. However, many ordinary personal computers cannot charge some of these devices, making it difficult to stay connected. The MSI Super Charger is a Windows resident program capable of revising the power supply mode of your USB port to become more powerful. Once your phone or tablet is connected to your USB port, the Super Charger sends a signal to initiate its charging circuit, making it a really smart and convenient charging solution for mobile computing needs.

Note: Only front red USB ports support charger function after system off

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USB 3.0

Compared to the 480Mbps provided by traditional USB 2.0, the all-new USB 3.0's 5Gb/s offers 10 times the transfer bandwidth, so transferring a Blu-ray movie takes less than one minute.

Features
- 10X Faster Than USB 2.0
- Up to 5Gb/s Data Transfer Bandwidth
- Boost Transfer Rate Between Your PC and External Storage Devices

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SATA 6Gb/s

SATA 6Gb/s provides double the bandwidth of traditional SATA 3Gb/s, and increases the data transfer rate between your motherboard and internal storage devices, such as 7200RPM HDDs, 10000RPM HDDs and SSDs. It's also the current trend for upcoming high-speed internal storage devices to to break the existing bottleneck of a PC's performance.

Features
- 2X Faster Than SATA 3Gb/s
- Up to 6Gb/s Data Transfer Bandwidth
- Unleash True Performance of New HDDs/SSDs

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HDMI v1.4 (AMD)

HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is new generation fully digital video/audio interface which can transfer 1080p High-Definition video and Audio output in single compact connector. Supporting HDCP copy protection such as Blu-ray Discs, HDMI provides you with the highest-quality home theater experience.

Features
- Next-Gen Multimedia Interface
- Deliver Full HD Video & Audio output In Only One Cable

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Live Update 5

MSI Live Update 5 is a powerful and useful application for updating the latest BIOS and Drivers, saving you time and lowers the risk of updating. End-users can install and run the Live Update 5 software on their computers with the companion CD or downloading the app from the MSI website.

Features
- Automatically Detect the BIOS/Driver/VGA/Utility Update
- Support Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7 32/64bit

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M-Flash

Compared to common motherboard which need extra BIOS chips, MSI’s M-Flash has a double advantage which doesn’t need extra components and secondly, all your BIOS data will be saved in the USB drive. The stored data does not only have backup and upgrade function, moreover it can also be seen as a portable BIOS chip which is actually able to boot up your PC.

Features
- Backup/Restore Your BIOS to/from Any USB Flash Disk
- Avoid Unnecessary Repair Due to Accident Failures During The Upgrading Process
- Earn more BIOS Lifespan by Reducing Unnecessary Rewriting Process

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USB Safeguard

USB Safeguard can prevent motherboards and USB devices from being damaged by short-circuit and ESD (Electro-Static Discharge) with Anti-ESD chips built-into the motherboards. Additionally, the safeguard can protect against such dangers multiple times, and greatly improves product lifespan.

Features
- All MSI motherboards use USB Safeguard’s anti-ESD chip for thorough protection against ESD damage
- USB Safeguard is protected against a short circuit and/or ESD without the need for a fuse. It also supports stand-by power supply

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Winki 3

Winki 3 is a free Linux-based O/S which is based on the Linux core. With an ultra-fast  booting speed and a multi-language interface, the built-in Winki 3 provides an easy-to-use internet environment that includes the most popular functions such as internet surfing, web mail, instant messaging, picture browsing, and more. It's the most practical way to be online in the shortest time.

Features
- User friendly & totally free applications
- Power on to run applications in 25 seconds
- Multi-language interface support

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Cool'n'Quiet

AMD Cool'n'Quiet™ Technology reduces heat and noise so you can experience amazing performance without distraction. Combined with core enhancements, included in the AMD processors, that can improve overall power savings, deliver better multitasking and energy efficiency. Cool'n'Quiet technology can automatically adjust processor ratio to throttle CPU speed with four modes.

Features
- Independent Dynamic Core Technology
- Dual Dynamic Power Management™ 
- AMD CoolCore™ Technology
- AMD Wideband Frequency Control
- Multi-Point Thermal Control

 

MSI Reminds You...

  1. The specifications may differ from areas and we keep the right to change without notice. Please check the specific Specification with your local dealers.
  2. The color of the product might be affected by photography and the monitor's setting, which might be different from the real product.

 

the 5 out of 5 star rating
2013-04
Ukraine
“Motherboard MSI FM2-A85XA-G65 is a high quality product for a computer based on the platform AMD Trinity (Socket FM2). An important aspect is the element base of VRM module on MSI FM2-A85XA-G65. made in accordance with standards of the MSI Military Class...
8821
Silver
2013-03
Indonesia
Designed to be driven fast without going through the pressure of the MSI OC Genie II
9328
Best Product Award
2013-01
Italy
“We have reached the final considerations. the MSI G65-FM2-A85XA has detected an interesting proposal on several points of view. has in fact engaged several additional technologies generally only socket processors and higher-end.„
8894
Best Performance
2012-12
Middle East
“Материнская плата MSI FM2-A85XA-G65 представляет собой высококачественный продукт для построения компьютера на платформе AMD Trinity (Socket FM2). Производитель уделил пристальное внимание реализации всего потенциала, заложенного как в самой платформе, т...
8742
Recommended Award
2012-11
United States
8687
Gold Award
2012-10
Egypt
8652
Value Award
2012-10
Egypt
8653
Recommended Product  Award
2012-10
Middle East
8688
High Functionality
2012-10
Ukraine
8731
Gold Award
2012-10
United States
8686
  • Socket
    FM2
  • CPU (Max Support)
    AMD A10/A8/A6/A4-series
  • Chipset
    AMD A85X
  • DDR3 Memory
    DDR3 1066/1333/1600/1866/2133*/2400*(OC*)
  • Memory Channel
    Dual
  • DIMM Slots
    4
  • Max Memory (GB)
    64
  • PCI-Ex16
    2
  • PCI-E Gen
    Gen2 (1x16, 1x8)
  • PCI-Ex1
    3
  • PCI
    2
  • SATAIII
    8
  • RAID
    0/1/5/10
  • LAN
    10/100/1000*1
  • USB 3.0 ports (Rear)
    2
  • USB 2.0 ports (Rear)
    4
  • Audio ports (Rear)
    6
  • DisplayPort
    1
  • VGA
    1
  • HDMI
    1
  • DVI
    1
  • VGA Max Share Memory (MB)
    2048
  • DirectX
    DX11
  • Form Factor
    ATX
  • CrossFire
    Y
  • Hybrid CrossFire
    Y
  • Dual Graphics
    Y

 

The Specification may change without notice. The actual products sold are different from areas. Please check the detailed Specification with your local dealers.

 


CPU

• AMD® A10/A8/A6/A4-series processors for the  FM2 package
Please refer to CPU Support for compatible CPU; the above description is for reference only.

Chipset

• AMD® A85X Chipset 
 


Main Memory

• Supports four unbuffered DIMM of 1.5 Volt DDR3 1066/1333/1600/1866/2133*/2400*(OC*) DRAM, 64GB Max

* The maximum 64 GB of system memory can be reached while using 16 GB (or above) memory modules. We will update the memory test report on the website when the new memory modules are available on the market.
* Due to the limitation of 32-bit Windows operating system, when more than 4 GB memory installed, the actual size can be used will be less than that.

 


Slots

• 2 PCI Express gen2 x16 slots
- PCI_E2 supports up to PCIE x16 speed (when PCI_E5 is empty) or PCIe x8 speed (when PCI_E5 is installed)
- PCI_E5 supports up to PCIE x8 speed
• 3 PCIE 2.0 x1 slots
• 2 PCI slots
 


On-Board SATA

• 8x SATA 6Gb/s ports by AMD® A85X
- Supports storage and data transfers at up to 6Gb/s
- SATA1~8 ports support RAID 0/1/5/10 modes by AMD® A85X
 


Audio

• Chipset integrated by Realtek® ALC892
- Flexible 8-channel audio with jack sensing
- Compliant with Azalia 1.0 Spec
 


LAN

• Realtek PCI-E GbLAN controller RTL8111E
- Supports 10Mb/s, 100Mb/s and 1000Mb/s
- Compliance with PCI-Express Bus specification v1.0a
 


 USB 3.0 

• 2 USB 3.0 rear ports by AMD® A85X
• 1 USB 3.0 onboard connector by AMD® A8
5X
 


Internal I/O Connectors

- 1 x ATX 24-pin power connector
- 1 x ATX 8-pin 12V CPU power connector
- CPU x 1 / System x 4 FAN connectors
- 1 x Front panel audio connector
- 1 x Front panel connector
- 3 x USB 2.0 connectors
- 1 x USB 3.0 connector
- 8 x Serial ATA 6Gb/s connectors
- 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
- 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
- 1x MultiConnect Panel connector
- 1x Power button
- 1x Reset button
- 1x OC Genie button
- 1x Clear CMOS button
- 1x Voltage Checkpoints connector
 


Back Panel I/O Ports

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1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse combo port
- 1x Optical S/PDIF-out port
- 1x VGA port**, supports a maximum resolution of 1920x1200@60 Hz
- 1x dual link DVI-D port**, supports a maximum resolution of 2560x1600@60 Hz
- 1x HDMI port**, supports a maximum resolution of 1920x1080@60 Hz
- 1x DisplayPort**, supports a maximum resolution of 2560x1600@60 Hz
- 4 x USB 2.0 ports
- 2 x USB 3.0 ports
- 1 x RJ45 LAN jack
- 1 x 6 in 1 audio jack

**This motherboard supports dual-display function by two onboard graphics output ports (HDMI+VGA, HDMI+DVI-D, VGA+DVI-D, VGA+DisplayPort & DVI-D+DisplayPort).
**This motherboard also supports triple-d splay function by three onboard graphics output ports (HDMI+VGA+DVI-D & DisplayPort+VGA+DIV-D).
**Please note that, the HDMI port and DisplayPort can not be used simultaneously.

 

MSI Reminds You...
• The graphic output can only work with CPUs with GPUs core inside.

 


Dimension

• 30.5cm(L) x 24.5cm(W) ATX Form Factor

Mounting

• 9 mounting holes
 

 

 

The Specification may change without notice. The actual products sold are different from areas. Please check the detailed Specification with your local dealers.

 

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