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GA-H61M-S2P-B3 (rev. 1.0) rev. 1.1
Intel® H61 Chipset
  1. L3 cache varies with CPU
  2. Support for Intel® Core™ i7 processors/Intel® Core™ i5 processors/ Intel® Core™ i3 processors/Intel® Pentium® processors/Intel® Celeron® processors in the LGA1155 package
(Some Intel® Core™ processors require a graphic card, please refer "CPU support List" for more information.)
  • Intel® H61 Express
  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 x D-Sub port
  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. VIA VT1708 codec
  • 1 x Atheros AR8151 chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)
Expansion Slots
  1. 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16
  2. 1 x PCI Express x1 slot
    (All PCI Express slots conform to PCI Express 2.0 standard.)
  3. 2 x PCI
Storage Interface Chipset:
  • 4 x SATA 3Gb/s connectors supporting up to 4 SATA 3Gb/s devices
USB Chipset:
  • 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 24-pin ATX main power connector
  6. 1 x front panel audio header
  7. 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 headers
  8. 1 x system fan connector
  9. 1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
Back Panel Connectors
  1. 1 x D-Sub
  2. 1 x RJ45 LAN
  3. 3 x audio jacks (Line In/Line Out/MIC)
  4. 4 x USB 2.0/1.1
  5. 1 x serial port
  6. 1 x PS/2 mouse port
  7. 1 x PS/2 keyboard port
  8. 1 x parallel port
I/O Controller
  • iTE IT8728
H/W Monitoring
  1. CPU/System fan speed detect
  2. CPU/System 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
  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. Support for Cloud OC
  4. Support for 3TB+ Unlock
  5. Q-Flash™
  6. Download Center
  7. Xpress™ Install
  8. Xpress™ Recovery 2
  9. Xpress™ BIOS Rescue
  10. Auto Green
  11. Support for ON/OFF Charge
  12. @BIOS™
  13. Support for EasyTune
    * Available functions in EasyTune may differ by motherboard model.
Bundle Software
  • Norton Internet Security (OEM version)
Operating System
  • Support for Microsoft® Windows 8/7/Vista/XP
Form Factor
  • Micro ATX Form Factor; 244mm x 200mm
  1. Due to different Linux support condition provided by chipset vendors, please download Linux driver from chipset vendors' website or 3rd party website
  2. 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.
* 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.