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GIGABYTE GA-H61M-HD2 LGA 1155 Intel H61 HDMI Micro ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
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  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

Pros: Running rock solid. Using HDMI output with 1080p 47" LCD TV.

Cons: I was never able to do a clean install of Windows 7. Always got a blue screen, with multiple DVDs and versions of Windows 7. However, I was able to install Vista without any problems, and went through the slow process of installing SP1, SP2, Windows 7 Ultimate, SP1 for that, and finally transitioning to Windows 7 Home Premium that I own. So that was painful. But the HIDCLASS.SYS blue screen I got may be some kind of odd glitch with the board or combination of board, CPU and RAM I own. (G.Skill, Pentium G2120.)

Other Thoughts: Once I went through the painful process to get to the Operating System I wanted, and even through that process, I had no issues with the board, and Gigabyte support responded to my review and my email support request with some suggestions, though none of them solved my Windows 7 clean install issue.

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GIGABYTE GA-H61M-HD2 LGA 1155 Intel H61 HDMI Micro ATX Intel Motherboard with UEFI BIOS
  • Verified Owner
  • Owned For: 1 day to 1 week

Pros: Low price, good feature set (onboard HDMI, DVI).

Cons: With Windows 7, I consistently get an "hidclass.sys" error (blue screen of death) during installation, same place each time, likely during driver install.

Vista installed, but rear USB ports stopped working when I installed the INF from the Gigabyte Utility CD, and the network port is not working. It shows as installed, and it's all lit up on both ends (where it's plugged into the mobo and also the hub), but shows as "cable unplugged."

Other Thoughts: If I could get the drivers/software working, and the USB/network ports start working, I could rate this board higher, but I'm 5 hours into set up now and no closer to a solution.

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Cheetah Mounts APTMM2B Ultra Flush 32
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  • Owned For: 1 day to 1 week

Pros: Low cost, plenty of parts, simple enough to set up. I also like how close this keeps the TV to the wall, mostly because this is an older LCD that is somewhat thick.

This setup is handling the 80LB TV fine so far!

Cons: The top bar holds all the weight. If you use the two heavy duty bolts and drill into studs, this shouldn't be a problem, but it's good to be aware that the bottom bar is just there so you can tighten the safety screws. But...

Other Thoughts: This leaves such a tiny amount of space between the TV and the wall that you'll have a very hard time tightening the safety screws. I can't find a way to do it because I went with about 7-8 degrees of tilt, and there is absolutely zero space between the bottom of the TV and the wall.

The security pins only work if you use 0 degrees of tilt.

You'll have a very hard time attaching cables once the TV is mounted on the wall. Plan ahead!

The bottom bar also seems a little longer than the top, which is just odd and serves no purpose.

There were some parts that I cannot imagine have a purpose! They were not explained in the instructions.

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Jason B.'s Profile

Display Name: Jason B.

Date Joined: 05/01/02

  • Reviews: 7
  • Helpfulness: 4
  • First Review: 04/17/07
  • Last Review: 03/11/14
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