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Gigabyte GA-M52S-S3P 2.0 Bios FB

The Gigabyte GA-M52S-S3P 2.0 is a motherboard designed for AMD AM2+ processors. It is built on Nvidia nForce 520LE chipset and supports up to 8GB of DDR2 memory in dual channel configuration.


  • AMD Phenom, Athlon 64 and Sempron processors support.
  • Integrated Nvidia CineFX GPU with support for DirectX 9.0c and OpenGL 2.0.
  • 2 PCI Express x16 slots for dual GPU configuration.
  • Gigabit Ethernet controller with support for teaming.
  • 8 Channel High Definition Audio.
  • SATA RAID 0, 1, 0+1, and JBOD.


  • CPU: AMD Socket AM2+ / AM2 Athlon64 / Athlon64 FX / Athlon64 X2 Dual-Core / Sempron processors
  • Chipset: NVIDIA nForce 520LE chipset
  • RAM: 4 DDR2 DIMM sockets supporting up to 8 GB
  • Storage: 4 SATA II ports with RAID 0/1/0+1/JBOD support, 1 ATA133 channel
  • Sound: Realtek ALC888 codec with 8-channel HD audio
  • LAN: NVIDIA Gigabit Ethernet

The Gigabyte GA-M52S-S3P 2.0 Bios FB uses AMD Cool'n'Quiet technology for power saving, reducing noise from the cooling system, and extending the life of the CPU.

Known Issues:

This device is not compatible with CPU below AMD Socket AM2. The motherboard also tends to have stability issues and is prone to malfunctioning in extreme conditions.


If the system fails during POST, check that the processor is compatible with the motherboard. Additionally, check that RAM is correctly plugged in and fixed in the RAM sockets.

Gigabyte GA-M52S-S3P 2.0 Bios FB drivers:

Driver software for the Gigabyte GA-M52S-S3P 2.0 motherboard is usually available on the manufacturer's website. The driver package includes: chipset drivers, LAN drivers, audio drivers, SATA RAID drivers, USB drivers, and the latest version of BIOS firmware.