As a Micro ATX motherboard, the Intel H57 chipset supports QPI up to 6.4GT/s for the latest Intel i3/i5/i7 based processors in LGA1156 package, the MSI H57M-ED65 provides full support for Dual Channel DDR3 SDRAM up to 16GB. The board features 4 slots including 2 PCI Express x16 slot and 2 PCI Express x1 slot. The Hi-End Audio chipset Realtek ALC889 provides flexible 8-channel audio with jack sensing making music more vivid.
The board also provides diversified ports/connectors such as PS/2, HDMI and Display Port for connections of modern and inherited devices.
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Intel Flexible Display InterfaceIntel H57 chipset supports both Core i7 and Core i5 CPU without an integrated GPU and the latest Intel 32nm Clarkdale Core i3 and Core i5 CPU with an HD GPU so you can enjoy smooth HD movies without an independent graphics card.
ATi CrossFireX Multi-GPU Technology SupportATi CrossFireX is the ultimate multi-GPU performance gaming platform, enabling two or more discrete graphics processors to work together for boosted system performance and a breakthrough gaming experience.
Scalable DDR3 MemoryFour 240-pin DIMM sockets support up to 16GB of unbuffered DDR3 memory at speeds of up to 2133MHz (through overclocking), ensuring ample capacity for any application.
Gigabit Ethernet ConnectivityThe MSI H57M-ED65 Intel motherboard features a fast Gigabit network interface for high-speed LAN connections at up to 1000Mbps data transfer rates with advanced security features to ward off malicious attacks. Gigabit LAN is ideal for supercharged seamless streaming of Internet audio and video content.
Blu-ray AudioThe MSI H57M-ED65 Intel motherboard features loss-less content protection technology with full-rate audio enjoyment from Blue-ray Disc. The audio chipset comes with 24-bit/192KHz sample rate and 7.1 channels which offers high quality digital decoders and speakers.
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CPU Socket Type
Core i7 / i5 / i3 / Pentium (LGA1156)
Onboard Video Chipset
Number of Memory Slots
DDR3 1066/1333/1600 (OC)/2000 (OC)/2133 (OC)
Maximum Memory Supported
PCI Express 2.0 x16
2 x PCI Express 2.0 x16
PCI Express x1
2 x PCI Express x1
1 x ATA133 2 Dev. Max
7 x SATA 3Gb/s
Max LAN Speed
Rear Panel Ports
D-Sub + DVI + Display Port
1 x HDMI
4 x USB 2.0
1 x IEEE 1394a
1 x eSATA 3Gb/s
1 x Optical
Internal I/O Connectors
8 x USB 2.0
1 x 1394a
Dimensions (W x L)
9.6" x 9.6"
OC Genie - Overclocking in few seconds - Automatically detect best overclocking configuration - Optimized for best system performance
DrMOS - Excellent energy-saving capability and offers high-computing performance. - Provide superior energy-saving function and maintain an ultimate low temperature operation. - Comes with three incredible features.
Superpipe - 8mm extra thick heatpipe. - 60% thicker than traditional heatpipe. - Thickest heatpipe used on mainboard. - 50°C lower temperature.
APS (Active Phase Switching) - APS is Active Phase Switching is complete function to Control Power Demand With Switcing Dynamically, it’s for CPU. - Saving Power under Variable Loading. - Power Usage More Efficiency.
CrossFireX Support - Equip with 2 or more PCIe x16 slots, ATI CrossFire Ready. - The ultimate multi-GPU performance gaming platform. - Provides 2.7x faster performance than single graphic card solution.