The GA-H81M-S2H Motherboard (rev. 1.0) from Gigabyte is designed to fit in cases that support the Micro ATX form factor. It supports 4th Generation (Haswell) Intel Core i7, i5, i3, Pentium, and Celeron processors in the LGA1150 socket, as well as the Intel H81 Express chipset. This motherboard supports Windows 8.1, 8, and 7, as well as Linux and Win9X/ME/2000/XP with available drivers.
The Micro ATX form factor of the GA-H81M-S2H has 2 x DIMM slots that can support up to 32GB of non-ECC DDR3 RAM, as well as dual memory architecture and Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) memory modules. The supported memory speeds are 1600 and 1333 MHz. This motherboard has a total of 2 x SATA III 6 Gb/s ports, 2 x SATA II 3 Gb/s ports, 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 slot (running at x16) and 2 x PCIe x1 slots, 2 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports (available through the internal USB header), 6 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB headers), and 2 x PS/2 ports. Using the Realtek ALC887 coded, it can support 2, 4, 5.1, and 7.1-channel HD audio.
The GA-H81M-S2H has integrated Intel HD graphics support with 1 x HDMI 1.4a port, 1 x DVI-D port, 1 x VGA port, and can use up to 1GB of shared memory. The HDMI port of this motherboard can support a maximum resolution of 4096 x 2160, its DVI-D port can support a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200, and its VGA port also supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200.
The GA-H81M-S2H has also been designed with solid caps, audio capacitors, a dedicated audio hardware zone, humidity protection, power failure protection, electrostatic protection, and more. It is protected by a limited 3-year warranty.