One should not compromise when it comes to buying a motherboard because it is the core of the PC. Without a properly working motherboard, the PC will not even work, let alone be usable for anything such as gaming. However, even though motherboards are important, it does not mean there aren’t cheap but good ones out there. The MSI H81M Motherboard proves that despite its cheap price, it is still an excellent motherboard.
There are many different models under the MSI H81M line. Each model has its own unique features that make it as one of the great additions to the customer’s personal computer set. But it does have similar characteristics and features that make all of them worth checking out.
MSI H81M-P33 Gaming Motherboard
The first model under this new military class version of the motherboard are specific to shooting, racing, questing, and battling games. Gamers are particular with their motherboards because of the increasing demand of high quality graphics when playing games. Fortunately, this motherboard is capable of keeping the graphics stable even when the game being played requires a lot of heavy work from the graphic card. In this MSI-H81M review, specifications will be looked at based on important parts of the motherboard itself. The specifications of this model are as follows:
The CPU includes the most recent i7 4th generation Intel Core, an essential processor for high quality gaming. It also comes with Core i5, Celeron, Pentium, and Core i3 as well. It all depends on what kind of processor the customer wants
Gaming is not possible without any USB ports. Without them, where else would the controller, mouse, or gaming monitor connects to. This motherboard has two (2) USB 3.0 ports that are located in the back panel of the product for easy access.
A motherboard requires a lot of memory to be able to play video games. For this very reason, this motherboard includes a 16 GB maximum memory using two DDR3 DIMMS. Both of them capable of 1066/1333/1600 MHz, giving it extra speed when accessing the main memory.
Back Panel Ports
Aside from the two USB 3.0 ports mentioned earlier, it also includes a PS/2 keyboard port for extra keyboards, a mouse port, another four (4) USB 2.0 ports, a three in one audio jack, a Graphics card port, a LAN jack, and a DVI-D port. Gamers won’t have to worry about not having enough ports for all of their external connections.
Just like the USB ports, a motherboard would not be complete without its audio jack. Gaming won’t be the same without the jack that will connect the earpiece that players often use. The audio chip installed on this motherboard is by Realtek ALC887 and it is compliant with the Azalia 1.0 spec. It also sports an 8-channel audio, giving freedom for gamers to adjust it according to their preference.
Although there are still a lot of specifications and special features that this model of the MSI H81M has, this MSI H81M review only talked about the ones that can be deciding factors whether a customer will buy the product or not.