Gigabyte GA-H81M-DS2 Mainboard
Gigabyte GA-H81M-DS2 motherboards support the latest 4th Generation Intel Core processors, bringing together a unique blend of features and technologies that offer the absolute ultimate platform for your next PC build. From high current capable power delivery, performance-enhancing caching technologies, exclusive high-end audio features, advanced networking and device charging, GIGABYTE 8 series motherboards are in a class of their own.
Next Gen Intel 8 Series Platform
The latest Intel 8 Series platform offers significant improvements in performance and power consumption with the latest 4th generation Intel Core processors and Intel H81 chipsets. As well as a boost in overall productivity, the latest HD4600 Intel processor graphics provide significantly higher frame rates in the latest DX11 3D game titles.
GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 4 Plus
GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 4 Plus debuts on GIGABYTE 8 Series motherboards, with a range of features and component choices that provide record-breaking performance, cool and efficient operation and extended motherboard lifespan.
GIGABYTE uses All Solid Caps (Capacitors) and Low RDS(on) MOSFETs which are rated to work at higher temperatures to provide a longer lifespan.
GIGABYTE UEFI DualBIOS
GIGABYTE motherboards feature GIGABYTE DualBIOS, an exclusive technology from GIGABYTE that protects arguably one of your PC’s most crucial components, the BIOS. GIGABYTE DualBIOS means that your motherboard has both a ‘Main BIOS’ and a ‘Backup BIOS’, making users protected from BIOS failure due to virus attack, hardware malfunction, improper OC settings or power failure during the update process.
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.
GIGABYTE motherboards feature High Resistance ICs which help protect the motherboard against electrostatic discharge.
High ESD Protection for USB and LAN (USB 3.0 only)
GIGABYTE 8 Series motherboards raise the bar in terms of protecting your system, providing advanced electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection for both your Ethernet LAN and USB ports, both common sources of ESD-related failures. Each LAN and USB port is paired with a dedicated protection filter that can withstand high electrostatic discharges, protecting your system from common electrical surges and even direct lighting strikes.
One Fuse per USB Port (USB 3.0 only)
On GIGABYTE 8 Series motherboards each USB port has its own dedicated power fuse that prevents unwanted USB port failure, helping to safe guard your important data during transfer
GIGABYTE App Center
GIGABYTE App Center gives you easy access to wealth of GIGABYTE apps that help you get the most from your GIGABYTE motherboard. Using a simple, unified user interface, GIGABYTE App Center allows you to launch all GIGABYTE apps installed on your system.
GIGABYTE EasyTune provides a simple and easy-to-use interface that allows users to fine-tune their system settings.
GIGABYTE Smart Fan 2
As well as offering more system fans than ever before, GIGABYTE 8 Series motherboards feature updated and improved CPU and system fan speed controls, with individual airflow and speed settings available via a dedicated digital controller. GIGABYTE Smart Fan 2 allows you to configure CPU fans and system fans.
The new and updated GIGABYTE BIOS app allows you to update your system’s BIOS from within Windows using a simple and slick graphical user interface by automatically downloading the latest version from the GIGABYTE servers.
GIGABYTE EZ Setup
GIGABYTE EZ Setup combines several key utilities designed to simplify install and configuration procedures for several exclusive GIGABYTE apps including Disk Mode Switch, Smart Connect, EZ Rapid Start and EZ Smart response.
Model – Gigabyte GA-H81M-DS2, CPU Sockets – LGA1150, Chipset – Intel H81 Express Chipset, Supported CPU – 4th Generation Intel Core i7/ i5/ i3/ Pentium/ Celeron processors, Memory Type – DDR3, Memory MHz – 1600/ 1333MHz, Memory Channel – Dual, Memory Slot – 2, Memory Max. – 16GB, Optane Memory Support – No, Graphic – Intel HD Graphics, PCI Express Slot – 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16, 2 x PCI Express x1 slots, Storage Interface – 6Gb/s, 3Gb/s, LAN Chipset – Realtek GbE LAN, LAN Speed (Mbps) – 10/100/1000Mbps, Audio Chipset – Realtek ALC887, Audio Channel – 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel, USB Port – 2 x USB3.0, 6 x USB2.0, VGA Port – 1, SATA Port – 2 x SATA3, 2 x SATA2, BIOS Type – 2 x 64 Mbit Flash, BIOS Model – AMI EFI BIOS, BIOS Version – PnP 1.0a, DMI 2.7, WfM 2.0, SM BIOS 2.7, ACPI 5.0, Supported Operating System – Windows 7 / 8 / 8.1 / 10, Form Factor – Micro ATX, Warranty – 3 year, Special Features – GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 4 Plus, Electrostatic Protection, Power Failure Protection, Humidity Protection, Ultra Performance, Ultra Safe, One Fuse per USB Port (USB 3.0 only), On/Off Charge Technology, High ESD Protection for USB and LAN (USB 3.0 only), GIGABYTE App Center, GIGABYTE EasyTune, GIGABYTE EZ Setup, Others – 1 x CPU fan header, 1 x Clear CMOS jumper, 1 x system fan header, Country of Origin – Taiwan, Made in/ Assemble – China