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HP Pavilion HPE h8-1214 Desktop PC support

Motherboard Specifications, M3970AM-HP (Angelica)

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Figure 1: The Angelica motherboard
Photograph of motherboard
  • Manufacturer name: Gigabyte
  • Motherboard name: M3970AM-HP
  • HP/Compaq name: Angelica
  • uATX form factor: 24.4 cm (9.6 inches) x 24.4 cm (9.6 inches).
  • AMD 970
  • UMI (Unified Media Interface)
  • 4 lanes, 5GT/s per lane
  • Socket type: AM3-b
  • TDP: up to 125W
  • Motherboard supports the following processor upgrades:
    ProcessorTDP
    FX-4100 (Zambezi) 65W
    FX-6100 (Zambezi) 95W
    FX-8100 (Zambezi) 95W
    FX-8120 (Zambezi) 95W or 125W
    FX-8150 (Zambezi) 125W
  • Dual channel memory architecture
  • Four 240-pin DDR3 DIMM sockets
  • Supports DDR3 DIMMs
    • PC3 10600 (DDR3-1333)
    • PC3 12800 (DDR3-1600)
  • Non-ECC memory only, unbuffered
  • Supports up to 16 GB on 64-bit systems
  • Supports up to 4 GB on 32-bit* systems
NOTE:32-bit systems cannot address a full 4.0 GB of memory

Video

  • Integrated graphics are not available on this motherboard.
  • This motherboard accommodates PCI Express x16 graphics cards.
*Integrated audio is not available if a sound card is installed.
  • Built-in High Definition 7.1 channel audio
  • Audio codec: IDT 92HD89E
  • Interface: Integrated into motherboard
  • Technology: RTL8171EH-CG Gigabit Ethernet Controller
  • Data transfer speeds: up to 10/100/1000 Mb/s
  • Transmission standards: 1000-Base-T Ethernet
  • One PCI Express x16 (Generation 2 speed)
  • Three PCI Express x1 (Generation 2 speed)
  • One PCI Express mini card (for half-length add-in cards) with USB connector (Generation 2 speed)

I/O Ports and internal connectors

Figure 2: Back I/O ports
Image of the back I/O ports
1 - S/PDIF
2 - USB: 4 (USB 2.0 or 3.0, model dependent)
3 - LAN (ethernet)
4 - Audio center/subwoofer
5 - Audio line-in
6 - Audio line-out
7 - Audio rear speaker out
8 - Microphone line-in
9 - Audio side speaker out
  • Six SATA 3.0 connectors
  • Four USB 2.0 connectors
  • One system fan connector
  • One CPU fan connector
  • One pump connector (for liquid cooling option)
  • One front panel connector
  • One front audio connector
  • One audio speaker output connector
  • One power supply connector
  • One ATX 12-volt power connector