Tuesday, July 17, 2012

MSI H61M-P23 (B3) - Intel H61 Socket LGA1155

Looking for cheap MSI Intel H61 based motherboard? here is the MSI H61M-P23 (B3 revision), it has Intel H61 chipset and designed for socket LGA 1155 processors variant. Almost the same with another entry level motherboard, MSI H61M-P23 also comes with small and size, one PCI Express gen2 x16 slot, 2 memory slots and solid capacitors on PWM (not 100% capacitors), it's look good and enough for all entry levels, MSI H61M-P23 also supports for many Intel LGA 1155 processors Sandy Bridge also Ivy Bridge processors. So will we get more from MSI H61M-P23 motherboard? let see

MSI H61M-P23 (B3) Version, powered by Intel H61 chipset and LGA 1155 packaged

MSI H61M-P23 (B3) - Intel H61 Socket LGA1155

As one of MSI motherboard products, MSI H61M-P23 also equipped with special "OC" features, that is MSI OC Genie, while the Intel H61 designed for "non overclocking processors", the MSI OC Genie on the MSI H61M-P23 motherboard will boost the GPU performance, it will deliver better performance when playing media files likes HD movie or even playing games. OC Genie will detect the hardware and it will automatically set the clock or voltage your iGPU on your MSI H61M-P23 motherboard, nice huh? basically OC genie offers better performance than standard configuration, it's perfect for newbie who need more performance from their CPU or GPU.

MSI H61M-P23 motherboard now ready for Ivy Bridge processors such as Core i5-3570K, Core i7-3770K and also another Ivy Bridge processors with Core i3,i5,i7, Pentium and Celeron processors. If you want to buy the processors for your MSI H61M-P23 (B3) motherboard, you should better buy with non-K labels because the Intel H61 designed for non-overcloking.

MSI H61M-P23 (B3) main features and specs :

- Motherboard name : MSI H61M-P23 (B3) revision
- chipset : Intel H61 series
- CPU supports : socket LGA 1155 (Sandy Bridge / Ivy Bridge)
- Memory slots : 2 X DIMM DDR3 1066/1333 DRAM
- Dual Channel Memory : YES (MAX : 16GB)
- PCI Express gen2 x16 slot : 1 X
- SATAII controller integrated in Intel® H61 (B3) chipset
- Graphics card On-Board type (based processors models)
- VIA® VT1708S audio chipset, 8-channel.
- PCI Express LAN 10/100/1000 Fast Ethernet by Atheros AR8151
- 3 x USB 2.0 connectors
- 1 x Graphics Card port
- PS/2 : 1 X Mouse and 1 X Keyboard
- M-ATX Form Factor : 4.5cm(L) x 20.5cm(W)

MSI H61M-P23-B3

Special features : OC Genie II, B3 Stepping, M-Flash, Winki 3 (Linux O/S), Super Charger, Live Update (for apps) and solid capacitors on PWM.

Well, MSI H61M-P23 (B3) edition is not the best Intel H61 motherboard in the market, for example is HDMI port, I can't found this port on the MSI H61M-P23 (B3) specs, but this motherboard comes with many OC tools such as OC Genie features, it will give better performance for someone who never know about manual tuning/boosting the system VIA BIOS, so if you're the real newbie and need simple H61 motherboard for your Intel LGA 1155 processor, MSI H61M-P23 (B3) is one of the best motherboard for you, but if you need more powerful motherboard from MSI you should better try the MSI P67A-GD65 or MSI Z77A-GD65. Good luck.

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