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ASRock H81M-DGS R2.0 Intel H81 (Socket 1150) Motherboard

i7 / i5 / i3 / Pentium / Celeron Support (4th Gen), mATX, DDR3 (max 16GB), 2 x USB3, 8 x USB2, 2 x SATA3, 2 x SATA2, DSub, DVI-D

ASRock H81M-DGS R2.0 Intel H81 Socket 1150 Motherboard
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ASRock H81M-DGS R2.0 Intel H81 (Socket 1150) Motherboard overview

CPU and Chipset Features



Intel LGA1150 4th Generation Core CPU Support

This motherboard supports Intel 4th generation Core i7/i5/i3/Pentium/Celeron processors in the LGA1150 package, with iGPU, memory and PCI Express controllers integrated to support onboard graphics output with dedicated chipsets, 2-channel DDR3 memory and 16 PCI Express 3.0/2.0 lanes. This provides great graphics performance. Intel 4th generation Core i7/i5/i3/Pentium/Celeron processors are among the most powerful and energy efficient CPUs in the world.

Intel H81 Express Chipset

The Intel H81 Express chipset is a single-chipset design that supports socket LGA1150 4th generation Intel Core i7/i5/i3/Pentium/Celeron processors. It provides improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. It natively supports up to two USB 3.0 ports for up to ten times faster transfer rates than USB 2.0. Moreover, the Intel H81 Express chipset also supports iGPU functionality, letting users enjoy the latest Intel integrated graphics performance.

Performance and Stability Features


All Solid Capacitor Design

ASRock is determined to use high quality materials to build the best motherboards, that's why all the capacitors on this motherboard are built with 100% solid capacitors. These solid capacitors bring long lasting durability and ultra stable performance.

ASRock Dehumidifier

Dampness kills most electronics, so it's a better idea to keep your personal computer dry. Now users may prevent motherboard damage due to dampness by enabling our unique Dehumidifier function. When it is enabled, the computer will power on automatically to dehumidify the system after entering S4/S5 state.

Memory Features


Dual-Channel DDR3 1600 MHz Support

The motherboard supports 16GB DDR3 memory that features data transfer rates of up to 1600 MHz to meet the higher bandwidth requirements of the latest 3D graphics, multimedia and Internet applications.

XFast RAM

ASRock XFast RAM is a software utility that will create a virtual disk from the system memory to boost the performance by up to five times.

Transfer Features




SATA 6Gb/s

SATA 6Gb/s provides double the bandwidth of traditional SATA 3Gb/s, and increases the data transfer rate between your mainboard and internal storage devices, such as 7200RPM HDDs, 10000RPM HDDs and SSDs. It’s also the current trend for upcoming high-speed internal storage devices to to break the existing bottleneck of a PC’s performance.



USB 3.0

Compared to the 480Mbps provided by traditional USB 2.0, the all-new USB 3.0's 5Gb/s offers 10 times the transfer bandwidth, so transferring a Blu-ray movie takes less than one minute.

XFast USB

ASRock XFast USB Technology redefines the new standard in high performance computing. ASRock XFast USB Series Motherboards integrate with the latest XFast USB Technology which delivers the world's fastest USB data transfer speed.

XFast LAN

ASRock XFast LAN is a smart productivity tool to help you manage the priorities of internet applications, simplify your digital life and accomplish more. The innovative features include : Internet Application Prioritization, Lower Latency in Games, Traffic Shaping and Real-Time Analysis of Your Data. It's the smartest way to control your web programs.

Cooling Features




FAN-Tastic Tuning

Configure different fan speeds for respective temperatures using the graph. The fans will automatically shift to the next speed level when the assigned temperature is met.

Software and Bios Features


A-Tuning

A-Tuning is ASRock's multi purpose software suite with a new interface, more new features and improved utilities, including EZ OC, Auto Tuning, XFast 555, OC Tweaker, System Browser, Live Update, Tech Service and a whole lot more!

Easy Driver Installer

For users that don’t have an optical disk drive to install the drivers from our support CD, Easy Driver Installer is a handy tool in the UEFI that installs the LAN driver to your system via a USB storage device, then downloads and installs the other required drivers automatically through the internet. No CD or optical disk drive required!

USB Key

In a world where time is money, why waste precious time everyday typing usernames to log in to Windows? Nobody has time for that! Just plug in the USB Key and let your computer log in to windows automatically!

UEFI Tech Service

Contact ASRock Tech Service by sending a support request from the UEFI setup utility if you are having trouble with your personal computer. Users may try to choose the category of the issue they have encountered, describe the problem in detail, and then attach an optional picture or log file for our technical support team.

Fast Boot

With ASRock’s exclusive Fast Boot technology, it takes less than 1.5 seconds to logon to Windows 8 from a cold boot. No more waiting! The speedy boot will completely change your user experience and behavior.

OMG

Limit and control your children's time spent on the internet. ASRock OMG (Online Management Guard) technology allows you to establish an internet curfew or restrict internet access at specified times. Administrators are able to schedule the starting and ending hours of internet access granted to other users.

Restart to UEFI

Fast Boot is so fast that it is impossible for users to enter the UEFI setup utility during POST. Therefore, ASRock Restart to UEFI technology allows users to easily enter the UEFI setup utility automatically when turning on the PC next time. It is designed for those who constantly need to enter the UEFI setup utility.
General Specification
Model Number H81M-DGS R2.0
Form Factor Micro ATX
Dimensions 24.4cm x 18.0cm

Processor Information
Compatible Processors Intel 4th Generation Core i7/i5/i3
Intel 4th Generation Pentium
Intel 4th Generation Celeron
Socket Type LGA 1150
Power Design 3

Note: Please refer to ASRock Website for Intel CPU Support List

Chipset
Chipset Manufacturer Intel
Chipset Type H81 Express

Memory
RAM Installed / Max Capacity 0 MB / 16 GB Max
RAM Slots 2 x DDR3 DIMM
Supported RAM DDR3 Non-ECC UDIMM
RAM Architecture Dual-Channel
Supported RAM Speeds 1600/1333/1066 Mhz

Expansion Slots
Expansion Slots Total (Free) 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (Single at x16)
1 x PCIe 2.0 x1

VGA & Integrated Graphics Options
Video Controller Supports Intel HD Graphics
Multi-GPU Support Not Supported

Ports & Connectivity - External IO Panel (Back of Motherboard)
Ports Present & Quantity 1 x PS/2 Mouse/Keyboard Port
1 x D-Sub Port
1 x DVI-D Port
4 x USB 2.0 Ports
2 x USB 3.0 Ports
1 x RJ-45 LAN Port with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
HD Audio Jack: Line in / Front Speaker / Microphone

Ports & Connectivity - Internal IO (Header pins on Motherboard - Inside Case)
Ports Present & Quantity 1 x IR Header
1 x Print Port Header
1 x COM Port Header
1 x Chassis Intrusion Header
1 x TPM Header
1 x CPU Fan Connector (4-pin)
1 x Chassis Fan Connector (4-pin)
1 x Power Fan Connector (3-pin)
1 x 24 pin ATX Power Connector
1 x 4 pin 12V Power Connector
1 x Front Panel Audio Connector
2 x USB 2.0 Headers (support 4 USB 2.0 ports)

Storage Interfaces & Controllers
Intel H81 Express 2 x SATA 6Gb/s
2 x SATA 3Gb/s

LAN & Networking
Controller Realtek
Lan Speed 10/100/1000
Ports 1 x LAN(RJ45) port

Wireless
Wireless N/A
Speed N/A
Features N/A

Audio
Controller Realtek ALC662
Features 5.1 HD Audio

Features & Technologies
Feature List ASRock A-Tuning
ASRock Instant Flash
ASRock APP Charger
ASRock XFast USB
ASRock XFast LAN
ASRock XFast RAM
ASRock Crashless BIOS
ASRock OMG (Online Management Guard)
ASRock Internet Flash
ASRock System Browser
ASRock UEFI Tech Service
ASRock Dehumidifier
ASRock Easy Driver Installer
ASRock Interactive UEFI
ASRock Fast Boot
ASRock Restart to UEFI
ASRock USB Key
ASRock FAN-Tastic Tuning
Hybrid Booster:
ASRock U-COP
Boot Failure Guard (B.F.G.)
Good Night LED

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