GIGABYTE GA-AB350-Gaming 3 Review & Specifications

GIGABYTE GA-AB350-Gaming 3 AM4 DDR4 HDMI USB 3.1 Type-A M.2 B350 ATX


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Supports AMD Ryzen™ & 7th Generation A-series / Athlon™ Processors
Dual Channel Non-ECC Unbuffered DDR4, 4 DIMMs
Fast 2 USB 3.1 Gen 2 with USB Type-A
2-Way CrossFire™ Multi-Graphics Support with Ultra Durable™ Metal Shielding over PCIe Slots
Ultra-Fast PCIe Gen3 x4 M.2 with PCIe NVMe & SATA mode support
ALC1220 120dB SNR HD Audio with Smart Headphone Amp
Realtek® Gigabit LAN with cFosSpeed Internet Accelerator Software
USB DAC-UP 2 & 2 Front USB 3.0 Ports with Adjustable Voltage
RGB FUSION with Multi-Zone LED Light Show design
Swappable Overlay for Accent LED
Smart Fan 5 features 6 Temperature Sensors and 5 Hybrid Fan Headers
APP Center Including EasyTune™ and Cloud Station™ Utilities

Specs Overview

Model GA-AB350-Gaming 3
Release Date March 2017
Socket AM4
Form factor ATX
Chipset AMD B350
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz
SLI Support
CrossFire Support
RAID Support
Onboard USB 3.0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 6
SATA Express Ports 0
M.2 Ports 1
mSATA Slots 0
RAM Slots 4
Maximum Supported RAM 64GB

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  • CPU

    AM4 Socket:
    1. AMD Ryzen™ processor
    2. AMD 7th Generation A-series/ Athlon™ processor
    (Please refer "CPU Support List" for more information.)
  • Chipset

    1. AMD B350
  • Memory

    1. 4 x DDR4 DIMM sockets supporting up to 64 GB of system memory
      * Due to a Windows 32-bit operating system limitation, when more than 4 GB of physical memory is installed, the actual memory size displayed will be less than the size of the physical memory installed.
    2. Dual channel memory architecture
    3. Support for DDR4 3200(O.C.)/2933(O.C.)/2667*/2400/2133 MHz memory modules
      * Support for higher than DDR4 2667 MHz may vary by CPU.
    4. Support for ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8 memory modules (operate in non-ECC mode)
    5. Support for non-ECC Un-buffered DIMM 1Rx8/2Rx8/1Rx16 memory modules
    6. Support for Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules
    (Please refer "Memory Support List" for more information.)
  • Onboard Graphics

    Integrated Graphics Processor:
    1. 1 x DVI-D port, supporting a maximum resolution of 1920x1200@60 Hz
      * The DVI-D port does not support D-Sub connection by adapter.
    2. 1 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of 4096x2160@24 Hz
      * Support for HDMI 1.4 version.
    Maximum shared memory of 2 GB

    * Actual support may vary by CPU.
  • Audio

    1. Realtek® ALC1220 codec
    2. High Definition Audio
    3. 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel
    4. Support for S/PDIF Out
  • LAN

    1. Realtek® GbE LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)
  • Expansion Slots

    1. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16 (PCIEX16)
      * For optimum performance, if only one PCI Express graphics card is to be installed, be sure to install it in the PCIEX16 slot.
      * Actual support may vary by CPU.
      (The PCIEX16 slot conforms to PCI Express 3.0 standard.)
    2. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x4 (PCIEX4)
      * The PCIEX4 slot shares bandwidth with the PCIEX1_2 and PCIEX1_3 slots. The PCIEX4 slot operates at up to x2 mode when the PCIEX1_2/PCIEX1_3 slot is populated. The PCIEX4 slot operates at up to x4 mode when both of the PCIEX1_2 and PCIEX1_3 slots are empty.
      * Actual support may vary by CPU.
    3. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x1 (PCIEX1_3)
    4. 2 x PCI Express x1 slots
      (The PCIEX4 and PCI Express x1 slots conform to PCI Express 2.0 standard.)
  • Storage Interface

    1. 1 x M.2 connector (Socket 3, M key, type 2242/2260/2280/22110 SATA and PCIe x4*/x2 SSD support)
      * Actual support may vary by CPU.
    2. 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
    3. Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, and RAID 10
      * Refer to "1-7 Internal Connectors," for the installation notices for the M.2 and SATA connectors.
  • Multi-Graphics Technology

    1. Support for 2-Way AMD CrossFire™ Technology
      * Actual support may vary by CPU.
  • USB

    1. 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red) on the back panel
    2. 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports (available through the internal USB header)
    3. 5 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (1 port on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers)
    1. 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports on the back panel
  • Internal I/O Connectors

    1. 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
    2. 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
    3. 1 x M.2 Socket 3 connector
    4. 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
    5. 1 x CPU fan header
    6. 1 x water cooling CPU fan header
    7. 2 x system fan headers
    8. 1 x system fan/water cooling pump header
    9. 1 x front panel header
    10. 1 x front panel audio header
    11. 1 x S/PDIF Out header
    12. 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 header
    13. 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
    14. 1 x Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header
    15. 1 x CPU cooler LED strip/RGB LED strip extension cable header
    16. 1 x RGB (RGBW) LED strip extension cable header
    17. 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
  • Back Panel Connectors

    1. 1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
    2. 1 x DVI-D port
    3. 1 x HDMI port
    4. 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports
    5. 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A ports (red)
    6. 1 x USB 2.0/1.1 port
    7. 1 x RJ-45 port
    8. 1 x optical S/PDIF Out connector
    9. 5 x audio jacks (Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out, Rear Speaker Out, Line In, Line Out, Mic In)
  • I/O Controller

    1. iTE® I/O Controller Chip
  • H/W Monitoring

    1. Voltage detection
    2. Temperature detection
    3. Fan speed detection
    4. Overheating warning
    5. Fan fail warning
    6. Fan speed control
      * Whether the fan (pump) speed control function is supported will depend on the fan (pump) you install.
  • BIOS

    1. 2 x 128 Mbit flash
    2. Use of licensed AMI UEFI BIOS
    3. Support for DualBIOS™
    4. PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0
  • Unique Features

    1. Support for APP Center
      * Available applications in APP Center may vary by motherboard model. Supported functions of each application may also vary depending on motherboard specifications.
      3D OSD
      BIOS Setup
      Cloud Station
      Color Temperature
      Fast Boot
      Game Boost
      ON/OFF Charge
      RGB Fusion
      Smart Backup
      Smart Keyboard
      Smart TimeLock
      System Information Viewer
      USB Blocker
      USB DAC UP 2
    2. Support for Q-Flash
    3. Support for Xpress Install
  • Bundle Software

    1. Norton® Internet Security (OEM version)
    2. cFosSpeed
  • Operating System

    1. Support for Windows 10 64-bit
    2. Support for Windows 7 64-bit
      * Please download the "Windows USB Installation Tool" from GIGABYTE's website and install it before installing Windows 7.
  • Form Factor

    1. ATX Form Factor; 30.5cm x 23.0cm
  • Remark

    1. Due to different Linux support condition provided by chipset vendors, please download Linux driver from chipset vendors' website or 3rd party website.
    2. Most hardware/software vendors may no longer offer drivers to support Win9X/ME/2000/XP. If drivers are available from the vendors, we will update them on the GIGABYTE website.

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