Gigabyte 890FXA-UD5 rev 3.1 with AM3+ Socket spotted in Japan. With the new socket, it means that it supports the upcoming 8 Core processor from AMD. The CPU is expected to make it’s first appearance in June at Computex Taipei 2011.

The board shares the same model number as it’s previous model 890FXA-UD5 but this new board is REV 3.1 and comes with a black colour socket.

Below are pictures of the packaging and board.

Model GA-890FXA-UD5 3.1
Tiptop Name 9M890FXA5
Chipset AMD 890FX+SB850
Form Factor ATX (305×230)
Memory 2 ch, 4 DIMM DDR3 (1866+)/1333/ 1066/ 800
System Bus 5200MHz
Graphics PCI-E 2.0
VGA share memory(Max)
Driect X support
PCI-Ex16 3 slot(2×16 or 1×16+2×8)
PCI-Ex1 2 PCI-E*1+1 PCI-Ex4
SATA 6 SATA 6Gb/s  +4 SATA 3Gb/s ( GIGABYTE SATA2 2S1P+ JM362 2S)
RAID 0, 1,5, 0+1,JBOD
LAN 2*GbE LAN (Realtek 8111E)
1394 3 (TI 1394a, 1*F 2×5, 2*B 6pin+4pin, no cable)
USB 14 USB2.0
(F6, B8, no cable)+
2  rear USB 3.0
Audio 8ch ALC889/Dolby
(F 2×5, B 6 jack/8ch; B RCA/ Optical S/PDIF out, S/PDIF in/out by pin header
I/O ITE8720
Heat Pipe For NB & MOS
Heatsink for SB
TPM control IC footprint
PCB Layer 6
Cable 4*SATA II cables
COM Port 1; by pin header
Remark * support core boost
* DualBIOS™ 3TB+ HDD Support
* AM3+ support