- Product Dimensions: 22.9 x 20.3 x 10.2 cm
- Shipping Weight: 885 g
- Item model number: GA-H87N-WIFI
- ASIN: B00D94X4DO
- Date first available at Amazon.ca: June 26 2013
- Average Customer Review: Be the first to review this item
- Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #365,425 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)
Gigabyte GA-H87N-WIFI LGA 1150 Intel H87 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Mini ITX Intel Motherboard Mini
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- CPU: Support Intel Core i7/i5/i3 in LGA 1150 package
- Memory: 2 x 1.5V DDR3 DIMM sockets supporting up to 16 GB of system memory; DDR3 2666(O.C.)/1600/1333 MHz
- DVI-D, HDMI
- LAN:Intel GbE LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)LAN1/ Atheros GbE LAN chip (10/100/1000 Mbit)(LAN2)
- Expansion Slots: 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, running at x16; 1 x mini-PCI Express slot for the wireless communication module
- Wireless Communication module: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, supporting 2.4/5 GHz Dual-Band; Bluetooth 4.0, 3.0+HS, 2.1+EDR; Support for 11ac wireless standard and up to 867 Mbps data rate
- Storage Interface: 4 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors supporting up to 4 SATA 6Gb/s devices; Support for RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10
- USB:Up to 6 USB 3.0/2.0 ports; Up to 4 USB 2.0/1.1 ports
Supports 4th Generation Intel Core ITX Form Factor (1717cm)GIGABYTE Ultra Durable 4 Plus Technology Supports Intel Wi-Fi/ WIDI technology Integrated Bluetooth 4.0 and Intel Wi-Fi module GIGABYTE Hybrid digital power engine GIGABYTE UEFI Dual BIOS GIGABYTE 333 Onboard Acceleration (USB 3.0, SATA 3.0 & 3x USB Power) GIGABYTE On/Off Charge for USB devices Dual LAN with high ESD Protection Dual HDMI 1.4 and DVI-I ports Intel Small Business Advantage
Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)
This could be just a driver issue. Or it could be a hardware issue. But the fact of the matter is bluetooth has not worked consistently for me with this motherboard.
Other than that though, good board. I realize bluetooth isn't a big concern for most people. For me it is because I'd like to use my Logitech k810 and not have to bust out a big unsightly wired keyboard. I just opted for a usb bt dongle.
1)At least 6 USB 2.0, and 3.0 ports
3)Socket 1150 for 4th gen Haswell processors, and 5th gen processors down the line
4)PCI expansion slot for a low profile graphics card
5)At least 3 digital video connections
I narrowed my choices down to this board, its 'Z87' chip set brother, and a similar Asus mobo.
I decided to go with the H87 instead of the Z87 chip set because I have no plans to overclock. Other then the overclocking ability the two mobo's are virtually identical.
So far this has been a great little board, It has all the connections an ITX case would need, and plenty of ports. The WIFI module is very fast, it also includes Bluetooth 4.0 which is a huge plus! It come with 2 SATA cables and a WIFI antenna. At this point I really have no complaints. After about a month or so I will update this review.
Intel Core i5-4570
Kingston Hyper X Blu 8 GB (2x4GB)
Samsung 840 EVO-Series 120GB SSD
WD 1TB Green HD
Asus 3.5" Blu-ray drive
In-Win 200-Watt Mini-ITX Case
Windows 7 Professional SP1 64bit (OEM)
I love the number of connections on this thing. Tons of USB and sata. One problem is that the power supply only supports 2 sata devices, while there are many more sata connectors on board. What gives? Anyway, great product!
On my board the problem was memory slot DDR3-2, the outboard slot. With both slots occupied I had the loop, with only DDR3-2 occupied (with either memory stick) I had the loop, but with only DDR3-1 slot (the inboard slot) occupied (with either memory stick) the board booted. Aha!
Since there are a couple of BIOS options dealing with memory interleaving and the like, my next thought was to change these from the default of AUTO to a manually selected option. Unfortunately, unless both memory slots are occupied the ability to change the default is greyed out, but with both slots occupied the board won't boot. Ha, ha! There is an option to "restore optimized defaults". That made no difference.
Amazon (I never shop anywhere else) sent me a new board, without question, even before I returned the first. The second board booted up first time and after a 48 hour test burn in has performed flawlessly.
Mostly, the reason I am only giving 2 stars is a reflection of the Gigabyte corporation's lack of quality control and technical support. Quality control has been commented on by others, both here and in other forums. It seems to be a crap shoot whether one gets a bootable board. I don't think I'll buy Gigabyte again. The only reason I did it this time is I wanted to build a Hackintosh and Apple uses Gigabyte boards.
After a year and a half the board will not boot. It could be a few things, but judging by the error message I suspect another problem with memory. Definitely, the last Gigabyte product I buy.
Corsair 8gb x 1 @ 1600mhz
LG 24x Multi-DVD-RW
Corsair 430watt CX Modular(Modular is the best way to go for smaller builds or people who enjoy cable management)
Samsung 840 Pro 120gb
This is a machine built for my previous boss. A small time gaming rig with other uses mixed in. He plays World of Tanks and wanted an upgrade from the 1-15fps he would often have. So far the build has allowed low-medium settings for World of Tanks @ 30fps with more and less at times, using the iGPU.
The overall of the machine is quite nice. It went together nicely. The plugs for HDD LED, PWR swtich, RSW reset switch, are hard to maneuver into place while the board is inside the elite 120 as the side fan of the elite 120 gets in the way.
The elite 120 has semi-poor cable storage, which is why the modular PSU helps out a ton. But the overall of it, the elite 120 worked well for this ITX. Stock fan also fit just fine.
The concern about this motherboard though, is after I completed the build and installed windows 7, the wireless card was detected but no drivers could be found or installed. I restarted the machine and used the CD again, to no success.
I had to go to the actual driver page from Intel to download the Centrino 2230(IIRC) drivers before it worked.
The UEFI on this board is very easy, and typical of any UEFI you find today. Most settings are already in place for you. I personally on all motherboards for all peoples' computers I build, disable the Intel Quickstarts, smart connects, IR ports, firewire ports, and double check that the Legacy USB is enabled. Check to see if any OC settings have been changed(proof it was owned before you got it, very frustrating) and check that AHCI is enabled. On previous gigabyte products that I have never reviewed but did have BIOS and not UEFI, the AHCI option was almost never chosen by default so by habit I also check AHCI settings.
Overall this board hasn't had a single issue, boots a little slower than some biostar boards I have used, but in the grand scheme works well.
A flexible board that offers the new socket, fits into small HTPC/small gaming machines with ease, has built-in WiFi(a little annoying to get setup), and has 4 Sata ports. Sure it doesn't have thunderbolt, but thunderbolt isn't making as large of waves currently as suspected. Given a year or two, thunderbolt will be much more mainstream, but given the cheap price and if you don't add a discrete graphics card, you have the option to upgrade to thunderbolt through the PCIE slot(potentially, not 100% sure).
The wifi antenna is also magnetic, but just a single antenna with a Y-cord connection.
This board accepts the new Haswell Intel Pentium G3xxx(LGA1150 of course)up to the i7-4xxx. A large range of choices for those who know what they need in CPU power.
I hope this helped. I would be happy to answer questions/comments.