Tuesday, June 12, 2012

ECS H61H2-M3

ECS H61H2-M3Here is the next cheap Intel LGA 1155 socket motherboards, it is ECS H61H2-M3 motherboard. As one of the entry level motherboard class for latest Intel 2nd gen processors line-up, ECS H61H2-M3 equipped with Intel H61 Express Chipset, it has supported for Intel Sandy Bridge processors line-up such as intel Core i5-2500K or also up to the Core i7 series. ECS H61H2-M3 comes with small package, yeas it has MATX form factor and looks perfect for mini desktop computer fans.

ECS H61H2-M3 : MATX, 2 X DDR3, Intel H61, PCI-E X16 Gen 2.0 and more.

ECS H61H2-M3 motherboard

The ECS H61H2-M3 motherboard layout looks almost the same with the older edition, ECS H61H2-M2 type, yeah everything looks the same but you can still found new something from ECS H61H2-M3 series, the ECS H61H2-M3 equipped with 2 x PCI slots and 1 x PCI Express x1 slot while the H61H2-M2 comes with only 2 x PCI Express x1 slot.

What about the Ivy Bridge? can I use it with the ECS H61H2-M3? yes you can, based from ECS official site, the ECS H61H2-M3 supported for many Ivy Bridge processors such as I7-3770K, i5-3330, i3-3220 or also i3-3225.


ECS H61H2-M3 Features

- Powered by Intel H61 Chipset (for Intel LGA 1155 CPU)
- Supports for latest Intel gen 2 CPU, 32nm processors (Sandy Bridge)
- Dual Channel DDR3 1333
- M.I.B. III : Tuning/OC software application
- Support HD Video Playback
- EZ Charger technology
- DVI Output
- Small MATX package
- Solid Capacitors made, and many more

ECS H61H2-M3 main specs
  • Supports for Intel LGA 1155 processors package 2nd gen, Core i7, i5, i3, Pentium and Celeron
  • Intel H61 chipset
  • 2 x 240-pin DDR3 DIMM socket support up to 16 GB
  • Support DDR3 1066/1333/1600(with Ivy Bridge) SDRAM
  • PCI Express x16 Gen2.0 slot, PCI Express x1 slot, 2 x PCI slots
  • 4 x Serial ATA 3.0Gb/s devices
  • Realtek ALC662 6-channel audio
  • Realtek 8111E Gigabit LAN Fast Ethernet Controller
  • 6 x USB 2.0 ports, 1 x PS/2 keyboard & PS/2 mouse connectors
  • 1 x D-sub(VGA), 1 x DVI connector, 1 x HDMI Port(Optional)
  • Micro-ATX Size, 244mm*200mm
Well, the ECS H61H2-M3 is not a super motherboard for your Intel processors, but the prices has quite interesting for me, if you want to play PC gaming with all high settings, you can use this motherboard and don't forget to buy add-on graphics card such as AMD HD 7850 or NVidia GeForce GTX680 series and put in to the ECS H61H2-M3 motherboard. Enjoy.

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