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The H81M-P33 Desktop Motherboard from MSI supports 4th Generation Intel Core processors, Intel H81 Express chipset, Intel Pentium, and Celeron processors in LGA1150 socket. It supports DDR3-1600/1333/1066 memory, USB 3.0 and SATA 6 Gb/s. The motherboard features OC Genie that overclocks in one-second, Click BIOS 4 that easily fine-tunes your system, and M-Flash updates and backups your BIOS.
With the Dark Choke and Solid CAP, your PC runs stable even under extreme gaming conditions. Fast Boot helps to quickly boot up and enter OS in few seconds. This motherboard features Military Class 4 components, which provide stability and quality.
Compared to the 480 Mb/s provided by traditional USB 2.0, the USB 3.0's 5 Gb/s offers 10 times the transfer bandwidth, so transferring a Blu-ray movie takes less than one minute. It Boosts transfer rate between your PC and external storage devices.
SATA 6 Gb/s
SATA 6 Gb/s provides double the bandwidth of traditional SATA 3 Gb/s, and increases the data transfer rate between your motherboard and internal storage devices, such as 7200 rpm HDDs, 10000 rpm HDDs, and SSDs. It's also the current trend for upcoming high-speed internal storage devices to break the existing bottleneck of a PC's performance.
Live Update 5
Live Update 5 is a powerful and useful application for updating the latest BIOS and drivers, saving your time and lowering the risk of updating. End-users can install and run the Live Update 5 software on their computers with the companion CD or downloading the app from the MSI website. It automatically detects the BIOS/Driver/VGA/Utility update and supports Microsoft Windows XP/Vista and 7 (32/64-bit).
OC Genie 4
OC Genie 4 accelerates your entire system and puts it into overdrive. Tuned by the professional overclockers, OC Genie 4 hands you optimal performance on a silver plate.
M-Flash has a double advantage which doesn't need extra components and all your BIOS data will be saved in the USB drive. The stored data has backup and upgrade function, and it can also be seen as a portable BIOS chip which is actually able to boot up your PC. It avoids unnecessary repair due to accident failures during the upgrading process and you can also earn more BIOS Lifespan by reducing unnecessary rewriting process.
It automatically pulls data from cloud services for updated content, without the need for manual interaction. It has optimal power efficiency, as system wakes to a low power state to download content.
MSI Fast Boot helps to make motherboards boot lightning fast. It also adds the GO2 BIOS button within. Click it to reset your PC and then go straight to the system BIOS.
Click BIOS 4
Hardware monitor allows you to take control of your system through total fan and check your primary system characteristics in an easy graphical interface.
Board explorer gives you detailed info about on-board components on mouse-over. Quickly identify connected ports and devices.
OC Profile Preview
You can see the differences between your current system settings and any of the eight profiles you can have stored instantly.
Fan Curve Tuning
Fan Curve Tuning helps to completely control all your fans to enable you to find the optimal balance of fan performance and silence.
Easily configure a RAMDisk to give an enormous speed boost to your system by storing your most used files in it.
MSI Command Center is user-friendly application that lets you control every aspect of your motherboard with your mobile device. You can remotely monitor your PC wirelessly via your iPhone or Android phone.
Military Class 4
Dark Choke and Solid Cap
The Military Class 4 components deliver enhanced stability, when you need to keep cool in the heat of battle. The standard in stability built on a proven technology of high quality components. Its dark choke features better power stability, better power efficiency, and lasts longer. The Solid Cap lasts longtime with low ESR and temperature.
Military Class Essentials
The humidity and high temperature protection ensure that your system survives each environment. In addition, the PCB limits EMI radiation. The fabric PCB helps to protect against moisture caused by some humid conditions and environments.
All the connectors have ESD protection in order to prevent short circuit. Anti-ESD ICs and fuses on-board help to protect your motherboard from electrostatic damage.
The optimized EMI-proof design helps to keep you safe during a long-time computer operation.
Certificated Military Class 4 components provide stability under some extreme conditions.
In the Box
MSI H81M-P33 Desktop Motherboard
Limited 3-Year Warranty
Table of Contents
Supports 4th Generation Intel Core i3/Core i5/Core i7 processors, and Intel Pentium and Celeron processors for the socket LGA1150
Intel H81 Express
Supports 2 x DDR3 DIMMs 1066/1333/1600 MHz, up to 16 GB maximum Supports dual-channel mode
1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 1 x PCIe x1
SATA III controller integrated in Intel H81 chipset Up to 6 Gb/s transfer speed Supports two SATA III ports (SATA 1 to 2)
SATA II controller integrated in Intel H81 chipset Up to 3 Gb/s transfer speed Supports two SATA II ports (SATA 3 to 4)
2 x USB 3.0 ports on the back panel
Chip integrated by Realtek ALC887 Flexible 8-channel audio with jack sensing Compliant with Azalia 1.0 Spec
LAN 10/100/1000 Fast Ethernet by Realtek RTL8111G
Internal I/O Connectors
1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector 1 x 4-pin ATX 12 V power connector 2 x SATA III connectors 2 x SATA III connectors 2 x USB 2.0 connectors 1 x Serial port connector 1 x Trusted Platform Module (TPM) header 1 x Front Panel Audio connector 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
Back Panel I/O Ports
1 x PS/2 keyboard 1 x PS/2 mouse 4 x USB 2.0 2 x USB 3.0 1 x RJ-45 LAN 1 x 3-in-1 audio 1 x Graphics card 1 x DVI-D
The motherboard BIOS provides plug-and-play BIOS, which detects the peripheral devices and expansion cards of the board automatically It provides a Desktop Management Interface (DMI) function which records your motherboard specifications