GA-H61M-DS2 (rev. 1.0)

Intel®  H61 Chipset
  • Supports 3rd Gen. Intel® 22nm CPUs and 2nd Gen. Intel® Core™ CPUs (LGA1155 socket)
  • Enhanced Intel HD Graphics 2000/3000 integrated with the processor
  • Supports 3rd generation PCI-Express interface
  • Innovative Smart 6 technology for Smarter PC management
  • Unique On/Off Charge delivers the best recharging capability to iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch
  • DualBIOS™ protection with 3TB+ HDD boot up capability
  • Touch BIOS™ delivers No Need for Reboot to more easily modify BIOS settings
  • All new design of Ultra Durable 4 classic
  • Industry's Leading All Solid Capacitor Motherboard Design
CPU
  1. Support for Intel® Core™ i7 processors/Intel® Core™ i5 processors/ Intel® Core™ i3 processors/Intel® Pentium® processors/Intel® Celeron® processors in the LGA1155 package
  2. L3 cache varies with CPU
(Some Intel® Core™ processors require a graphic card, please refer "CPU support List" for more information.)
Chipset
  1. Intel® H61 Express
Memory
  1. 2 x 1.5V DDR3 DIMM sockets supporting up to 16 GB of system memory
  2. Dual channel memory architecture
  3. Support for DDR3 1333/1066/800 MHz memory modules
  4. Support for non-ECC memory modules
  5. * Due to Windows 32-bit operating system limitation, when more than 4 GB of physical memory is installed, the actual memory size displayed will be less than 4 GB.
(Please refer "Memory Support List" for more information.)
Onboard Graphics Integrated Graphics Processor:
  1. 1 x D-Sub port
Audio
  1. 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel (To configure 7.1-channel audio, you need connect with the port of HD Audio standard via front panel and enable the multi-channel audio feature through the audio driver)
  2. High Definition Audio
  3. Realtek® ALC887 codec
LAN
  1. 1 x Atheros GbE LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)
Expansion Slots
  1. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16
  2. (The PCIEX16 slot conforms to PCI Express 3.0 standard.)
  3. * PCIE Gen.3 is dependent on CPU and expansion card compatibility
  4. 2 x PCI Express x1 slots
    (The PCI Express x1 slots conform to PCI Express 2.0 standard.)
Storage Interface Chipset:
  1. 4 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors supporting up to 4 SATA 3Gb/s devices
USB Chipset:
  1. Up to 8 USB 2.0/1.1 ports (4 on the back panel, 4 via the USB brackets connected to the internal USB headers)
Internal I/O Connectors
  1. 4 x SATA 3Gb/s
  2. 1 x clearing CMOS jumper
  3. 1 x CPU fan header
  4. 1 x front panel header
  5. 1 x parallel port header
  6. 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
  7. 1 x front panel audio header
  8. 1 x system fan header
  9. 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
  10. 1 x serial port header
  11. 1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
Back Panel Connectors
  1. 1 x D-Sub
  2. 1 x PS/2 mouse port
  3. 1 x PS/2 keyboard port
  4. 1 x RJ45 LAN
  5. 3 x audio jacks (Line In/Line Out/MIC)
  6. 4 x USB 2.0/1.1
I/O Controller
  1. iTE IT8728
H/W Monitoring
  1. CPU/System fan speed detect
  2. CPU fan speed control
    *Whether the CPU/system fan speed control function is supported will depend on the CPU/system cooler you install.
  3. CPU/System temperature detection
  4. System voltage detection
BIOS
  1. Supports DualBIOS™
  2. PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.0, SM BIOS 2.4, ACPI 1.0b
  3. Use of licensed AWARD BIOS
  4. 2 x 32 Mbit flash
Unique Features
  1. Support for Q-Share
  2. Support for Smart 6™
  3. Auto Green
  4. Support for ON/OFF Charge
  5. Support for Cloud OC
  6. Support for EasyTune
    * Available functions in EasyTune may differ by motherboard model.
  7. Support for 3TB+ Unlock
  8. Q-Flash™
  9. Download Center
  10. Xpress™ Install
  11. Xpress™ Recovery 2
  12. @BIOS™
  13. Xpress™ BIOS Rescue
Bundle Software
  1. Norton Internet Security (OEM version)
Operating System
  1. Support for Microsoft® Windows 8/7/Vista/XP
Form Factor
  1. Micro ATX Form Factor; 22.6cm x 17.4cm
Remark
  1. Most hardware/software vendors may no longer offer drivers to support Win9X/ME/2000/XP. If drivers are available from the vendors, we will update them on the GIGABYTE website.
  2. Due to different Linux support condition provided by chipset vendors, please download Linux driver from chipset vendors' website or 3rd party website
* The entire materials provided herein are for reference only. GIGABYTE reserves the right to modify or revise the content at anytime without prior notice.
* Advertised performance is based on maximum theoretical interface values from respective Chipset vendors or organization who defined the interface specification. Actual performance may vary by system configuration.
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* Due to standard PC architecture, a certain amount of memory is reserved for system usage and therefore the actual memory size is less than the stated amount.