- Intel H55
- Core i7 / i5 / i3 / Pentium (LGA1156)
- DDR3 2200*/1800/1600/1333/1066/800 * To reach DDR3 2200 MHz and above, you are required to use with Intel Core i7/Core i5 CPU without HD Graphics and install a discrete graphics card. When using Intel Core i5/Core i3/ Pentium CPU with HD Graphics, the maximum memory speed supported is 1666 MHz
Great for a while 06/06/2011
This review is from: GIGABYTE GA-H55M-USB3 LGA 1156 Intel H55 HDMI USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard
I bought this board to use in an Intel build with an i3-540. The board is well-labeled and easy to set up. The software that comes packaged is also good, and allows for easy over-clocking if that's your thing (it's not mine...yet). I haven't used the USB 3 or HDMI yet but got them for future upgrades. Overall I didn't have a single problem until it died this weekend...
It started rebooting randomly while doing VERY mundane tasks - internet, email, pictures. I would check the CPU and system temps and everything was in line. Then this weekend it would reboot every time I brought it up. I did a RAM and PSU check and everything was ok. So I came back here as I remembered reading some bad reviews before I bought it. Sure enough, a lot of people have had similar issues with this mobo.
For the 6 months it worked I couldn't have been happier. So I will RMA it and hope for a good board this time, as I really like what it offers. Keeping my fingers crossed...
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