Gigabyte GA-H61M-DS2 3rd Gen Intel Motherboard

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Gigabyte GA-H61M-DS2 3rd Gen Intel Motherboard

Product Id: 02.01.018.175

Regular Price  6,940
Special Price  6,500

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Gigabyte GA-H61M-DS2
CPU Sockets - LGA1155
Chipset - Intel H61 Express
Generation - 3rd Gen
Memory Channel - Dual Channel

General

Model
Gigabyte GA-H61M-DS2
Chipset
Intel H61 Express
Form Factor
Micro ATX
Warranty
3 year
Country Of Origin
Taiwan
Made in/ Assemble
China

Compatibility

Sockets Supported
LGA1155
Supported CPU
Intel Core i7 / i5/ i3/ Pentium/ Celeron processors
Generation
3rd
Supported Operating System
Windows 8 / 7 / Vista / XP

Memory Support

Memory Type
DDR3
Memory MHz
1333/1066/800 MHz
Memory Channel
Dual
Memory Slot
2
Memory Max.
16GB
Optane Memory Support
No

Graphics

Graphics
Integrated Graphics
Multi-GPU Support
No
PCI Express Slot
1 x PCI Express x 16
CrossFire Support
No
Sli Support
No

Storage

Storage Interface
3Gb/s
SATA Port
4 x SATA
Raid Support
No

Network & Connectivity

LAN Chipset
Realtek GbE
LAN Speed (Mbps)
10/100/1000 Mbit

Ports

USB Port
8 x USB2.0/1.1
VGA Port
1

Audio

Audio Chipset.
Realtek ALC887 audio
Audio Channel
2/4/5.1/7.1

Bios Information

BIOS Type
2 x 32 Mbit
BIOS Model
AMI EFI BIOS
BIOS Version
PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, SM BIOS 2.6, ACPI 2.0a

Additional Info

Brand
Gigabyte
Chipset Brand
Intel
WiFi
No
Bluetooth
No
DisplayPort (DP)
No
FireWire
No
TPM Port
No
COM Port
No

Details

Gigabyte GA-H61M-DS2

                                                             

  • All new design of Ultra Durable 4 classic
  • Supports 3rd Gen. Intel® 22nm CPUs and 2nd Gen. Intel® Core™ CPUs (LGA1155 socket)
  • Unique On/Off Charge delivers the best recharging capability to iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch
  • Supports 3rd generation PCI-Express interface
  • Industry's Leading All Solid Capacitor Design
  • Touch BIOS™ delivers No Need for Reboot to more easily modify BIOS settings
  • Enhanced Intel HD Graphics 2000/3000 integrated with the processor
  • Innovative Smart 6 technology for smarter PC management
  • DualBIOS™ protection with 3TB+ HDD boot up capability
  • GIGABYTE Ultra Durable™ 4 Classic



     
    Humidity Protection
    Humidity can play havoc on a motherboard's circuitry.GIGABYTE's new Glass Fabric PCB design helps protect against electrical shorts due to humidity by reducing the gaps in spacing between PCB filaments.

       
       
    Electrostatic Protection
    GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 4 Classic motherboards feature High ESD Resistance ICs which help protect the motherboard against electrostatic discharge.

       
       
    Power Failure Protection
    Permanent damage from power surge or failure during BIOS update, can be avoided with GIGABYTE DualBIOS, which automatically enables a secondary, back up BIOS.
    GIGABYTE also uses Anti-Surge ICs to protect the motherboard against power surges.
       
       
    High Temperature Protection
    GIGABYTE uses All Solid Caps (Capacitors) and Low RDS(on) MOSFETs which are rated to work at higher temperatures, providing up to 50,000* hour component lifespan.

  • Support Intel 22nm processors



    GIGABYTE motherboards support Intel 22nm processors.

  • Designed for PCI Express Gen.3 Support



    The GIGABYTE motherboard is fully configured to provide gamers with the latest Gen.3 PCI Express technology, delivering maximum data bandwidth for forthcoming discrete graphics cards.
    * PCIe Gen. 3 is dependent on CPU and expansion card compatibility.

  • GIGABYTE Touch BIOS™ (Patent Pending)

    An Innovative New Way to Modify BIOS Settings
    Navigating through the BIOS to change system settings can be a daunting task for users not familiar with control “F”functions and mouse-less navigation. While some EFI BIOS try to address this with a mouse friendly environment, many implementations still lack a certain ease-of-use necessary for most people. With GIGABYTE Touch BIOS™, GIGABYTE engineers have completely re-imagined how users can interact with their BIOS, allowing for a more intuitive user experience. In fact, with a touch screen monitor, GIGABYTE Touch BIOS™ is as easy to use as most apps on your iPhone.

  • New 100% Hardware VRD 12 Compliant CPU Power Design




    GIGABYTE 6 series motherboards incorporate an Intel® approved Intersil PWM controller that is VRD 12 (Voltage Regulator Down) compliant. This means that it offers new features that include SerialVID (SVID) which transfers power management information between the processor and voltage regulator controller, allowing more robust and efficient signaling control between the CPU and PWM controller – hence, delivering a more energy efficient platform.

  • Intel® HD Graphics Core 2000/3000 Enhanced Visual Features

    Intel® Quick Sync Video
    Intel® Quick Sync Video provides breakthrough media processing for incredibly fast editing and sharing.

    Intel® InTru™ 3D
    2nd Generation Intel® Core™ Processors offer an outstanding Blu-Ray Stereo 3D experience in full high definition resolution (1080p) with HDMI 1.4.

    Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions (AVX)
    Increases the performance of Accelerated Floating Point and Vector Computing Intensive Applications with minimal power gains.

  • On/Off Charge Technology

     

    GIGABYTE On/Off Charge technology allows you to charge your iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch regardless of whether your PC is on, in standby mode or even off. A derivative of GIGABYTE's highly acclaimed 3x USB Power feature, On/Off Charge enables devices to draw more current from GIGABYTE motherboard USB ports than standard USB ports allow, so that charging from your PC can be as fast as with a charger..
     

  • DualBIOS™ 3TB+ HDD Support (Hybrid EFI Technology)

     

    Hybrid EFI Technology combines the benefits of GIGABYTE's mature BIOS platform including stability and compatibility with 3rd party products with 3TB+ HDD support from EFI technology, allowing GIGABYTE to offer the best of both worlds through a quick and easy BIOS update using GIGABYTE's @BIOS utility that is freely available from the GIGABYTE website.
    GIGABYTE DualBIOS™ is a patented technology that automatically recovers BIOS data when the main BIOS has crashed or failed. Featuring 2 physical BIOS ROMs integrated onboard, GIGABYTE DualBIOS™ allows quick and seamless recovery from BIOS damage or failure due to viruses or improper BIOS updating. In addition, GIGABYTE DualBIOS™ now supports 3TB+ (terabyte) hard drive booting without the need for partitioning, and enables more data storage on a single hard drive.

  • Smart 6 – Smarter PC system Management

     

    Smart QuickBoot
    Speeds up booting times.

    Smart DualBIOS
    Smart personal reminder of PC passwords.
    Smart QuickBoost*
    One-click Overclocking
    Smart Recorder
    Your PC's Watch Dog
    Smart Recovery 2
    Allows you to go back in time on your PC and retrieve lost files
    Smart TimeLock
    Time Controller for your PC.

    * Whether SMART QuickBoost is supported depends on the motherboard model.
  • AutoGreen- Greening your PC via Bluetooth cellphone

     

    AutoGreen technology can automatically save power by simply putting your PC in a state of sleep when your Bluetooth® cell phone is out of range of your computer.
    Note: GIGABYTE motherboards do not include a Bluetooth® receiver; the addition of a 3rd party Bluetooth receiver is required.

  • ErP Lot 6 support

     

    The ErP (also known as Energy-Related Products Directive) is part of the European Union's environmental regulations policy. It is based on concern for the environmental as the proliferation of electronic devices continues, and how to improve energy efficiency for a better and greener life. GIGABYTE supports ErP and produces motherboards that help you effectively improve system efficiency.

 

 

Brand - Gigabyte, Model - Gigabyte GA-H61M-DS2, Chipset Brand - Intel, Chipset - Intel H61 Express, CPU Sockets - LGA1155, Supported CPU - Intel Core i7 / i5/ i3/ Pentium/ Celeron processors, Generation - 3rd Gen, Memory Type - DDR3, Memory MHz - 1333/1066/800 MHz, Memory Channel - Dual Channel, Memory Slot - 2, Memory Max. - 16 GB, Optane Memory Support - No, Graphics - Integrated Graphics, Multi-GPU Support - No, PCI Express Slot - 1 x PCI Express x 16, Storage Interface - 3Gb/s, M.2 Slot - No, LAN Chipset - Realtek GbE, LAN Speed (Mbps) - 10/100/1000 Mbit, Audio Chipset - Realtek ALC887 audio, Audio Channel - 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel, Wi-Fi - No, Bluetooth - No, USB Port - 8 x USB 2.0/1.1, VGA Port - 1, DVI Port - No, HDMI Port - No, DisplayPort (DP) - No, IDE Port - No, SATA Port - 4 x SATA, BIOS Type - 2 x 32 Mbit, BIOS Model - AMI EFI BIOS, BIOS Version - PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, SM BIOS 2.6, ACPI 2.0a, FireWire - No, CrossFire Support - No, Sli Support - No, RaidSupport - No, Thunderbolt - No, TPM Port - No, COM Port - No, Form Factor - Micro ATX, Supported Operating System - Windows 8 / 7 / Vista / XP, Warranty - 3 Year, Country of Origin - Taiwan, Made in/ Assemble - China

Whether you build a new PC or upgrade the existing one, the motherboard is the most vital component to choose when you have already picked the processor of your choice.
 

It is important to keep a few things in mind while purchasing the mainboard: 


Pick up the Right Socket: You can single out a great CPU from either Intel or AMD, but whatever CPU you choose, make sure your mainboard has the right socket for the selected CPU. The latest mainstream AMD chips use AM4 sockets while current Intel 9th Gen Core CPUs require LGA 1151v2 sockets.


Motherboard Sizes: Motherboards typically come in three sizes from largest to smallest: ATX, Micro-ATX, and Mini-ATX motherboards. ATX motherboards offer the highest number of RAM and expansion slots. If you are looking for a budget build, you can use a smaller chassis with the micro or mini boards, but you'll have to settle for fewer PCIe slots, RAM banks, and other connectors.
 

Number of RAM Slots: Most mainstream boards these days have four RAM slots, although Mini-ITX models often have just two, and high-end boards frequently offer eight. The amount of slots, of course, limits the amount of RAM you can install.
 

Motherboard ports: It’s essential to check the I/O area on a motherboard to make sure it has the external connection options you need. You may need more USB 3 ports while others may want more audio ports. Among the most common ports, there are USB 3, USB 2, audio, USB type C, USB 3.1 Gen1 and Gen2, HDMI, Display port, PS/2 and Thunderbolt 3 ports. Ports one probably want the most are USB 2 and USB 3 Gen1 ports, as the first one is perfect for keyboard, mouse, and many other devices and the later one work with most peripherals. USB 3.1 Gen2 and USB Type-C ports will come handy in the near future, although most peripherals do not support this standard yet.
 

Motherboard Chipsets: CPU mainly dictates the compatible chipset options. For Intel motherboards, one can choose from the cheaper options that can’t be overclocked or the expensive ones that can. Chipset with the letter 'Z' in the name has the overclocking feature and chipsets with letters 'B', 'H', 'Q'… do not come with this particular feature.

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