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Gigabyte Slips in New Mini-ITX H61N-USB3 Motherboard

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Gigabyte launched a new socket LGA1155 motherboard in the mini-ITX form-factor, the GA-H61N-USB3. It is targeted at HTPCs and compact desktops, and is based on the Intel H61 Express (B3) chipset. In its tiny board area of 289 cm², Gigabyte manages to cram in the essentials that the board's consumers will need. The LGA1155 socket is powered by a 6-phase VRM design. The board draws power from a standard 24-pin ATX and 4-pin CPU power connectors. The CPU is wired to two DDR3 DIMM slots for dual-channel DDR3-1333 MHz memory. The lone expansion slot is a PCI-Express 2.0 x16.

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jebus man, can the socket be any closer to the PCI-e slot? Hope you love stock cooling;)
 
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I don't think anyone who gets a mini ITX on the H61 chipset is gonna need anything more than stock cooling.
 
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I don't think anyone who gets a mini ITX on the H61 chipset is gonna need anything more than stock cooling.
I know I had to lap the cooler on my Atom/Ion board to get the OC right;) If it had normal holes for mounting I would have run aftermarket cooling on that too!
 

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Wondering... when Gigabyte will "man-up" an give us a G1.Sniper 2 in Mini ITX form factor... :respect:
jeh srsly, get q Z68 mini itx happening already and they will sell tons imo
 
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