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Gigabyte GA-H57-USB3 Motherboard Surfaces

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Following a recent expose of three of Gigabyte's upcoming motherboards based on the Intel H55 Express chipset supporting socket LGA-1156 processors, one of its first models based on the Intel H57 Express chipset surfaced, with the GA-H57M-USB3. This micro-ATX motherboard builds on the slightly expanded feature-set of the H57 PCH, which includes Intel Rapid Storage, Remote PC Assist, and a higher number of USB 2.0 ports and PCI-Express x1 lanes. It uses complete Ultra Durable 3 construction, which includes full solid-state capacitor design, 2 oz copper PCB, low RDS (on) MOSFET, and ferrite-core chokes. The processor is powered by an 8-phase VRM, it is wired to four DDR3 DIMM slots supporting dual-channel memory.

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NEC hit the jackpot :) And the next mobo from Gigabyte will probably be GA-H57-SATA6 xD
 

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so what does it compare to? a G41 or G43 or maybe a p43 or p45:twitch:
 

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SATA plug placement big fail. Find it very annoying when their placed like that and not on the edge of the mobo.
 
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I keep seeing these new Mobos come out with USB 3 and SATA 6 but they only have a few ports of these new high speed interconnects. When will we see these interconnects as the norm? Like all the USB ports version 3 and all SATA ports of the 6Gb/s variety? Im thinking we have to wait for a new Intel Chipset or something am I right? Anyone know more on this?
 
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Upcoming AMD boards using 800-series chipsets have SATA 6Gb support, but only USB 2.0.

Will have to wait a bit longer for support on Intel's side.