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Gigabyte GA-5AX

Gigabyte GA-5AX Revision 5.2


CPU support

Supported sockets:
  • Super Socket 7
Front Side Bus speed: 60/66/75/83/95/100 MHz
Supported architectures:
  • AMD K5 5k86
  • AMD K5 SSA/5
  • AMD K6 Little Foot
  • AMD K6 Model 6
  • AMD K6-2 Chomper
  • AMD K6-2+ Model 13
  • AMD K6-III Sharptooth
  • AMD K6-III+ Model 13
  • Cyrix 6x86 M1
  • Cyrix 6x86L M1L
  • Cyrix 6x86MX / MII MII
  • IDT Winchip 2
  • IDT Winchip 2A
  • IDT Winchip 2B
  • IDT Winchip 3
  • IDT Winchip C6
  • Intel Mobile Pentium P54C
  • Intel Mobile Pentium P54LM
  • Intel Mobile Pentium MMX P55LM
  • Intel Mobile Pentium MMX Tillamook
  • Intel Pentium P54C
  • Intel Pentium P54CQS
  • Intel Pentium P54CS
  • Intel Pentium MMX P55C
  • Intel Pentium MMX Overdrive P55C
  • Intel Pentium Overdrive P54CS
  • Rise iDragon mP6 Kirin
  • Rise mP6 Kirin
Note! Some steppings might require updated BIOS/microcode to work properly.
Supports external cache up to 512 kB

System memory

  • Type: SDRAM 60/66/75/83/95/100
    3x 168-pin DIMM
Max supported: 768.00 MB


Northbridge/MCH: ALi Aladdin V
Southbridge/ICH/PCH/MCP: ALi M1543C
SuperIO: Integrated in ALi M1543C

Power supply

Main board power: 20-pin ATX
1 3-pin DC fan header

Expansion slots

AGP 1.0 2x slot with 3.3 V keying
5 PCI slots
2 16-bit ISA slots

Rear I/O ports

PS/2 keyboard
PS/2 mouse
2x USB 1.1 (15 Mb/s)
2x DE-9 serial
1x DB-25 parallel

Internal I/O headers

IrDA header


2 IDE channels, up to 33 MB/s
Floppy connector, up to 2 drives

Circuit board

ATX form factor




BIOS image

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