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Trio of Gigabyte H55 Motherboards Surface

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Gigabyte is ready with a trio of motherboards based on the value desktop chipset for the LGA-1156 platform, the Intel H55 Express. The three offer essential features of the chipset, including support for Flexible Display Interface, which provides connectivity for Intel processors with embedded graphics controllers. The trio includes two micro-ATX models: GA-H55M-S2H and GA-H55M-UD2H, and the ATX GA-H55-UD3H.

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Why are the PCIe slots on the GA-H55-UD3H so far apart from each other? You'll need a bigass CFX/SLI bridge to couple two cards... that is if that board supports any of those technologies anyway.
 
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You might also want to mention the GA-H57M-USB3 ;)
 
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Umm.... Whats the difference between P55 and H55?
 
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I believe the main difference is support for CPU's with Flexible Display Interface (Havendale Clarkdale).
 
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Umm.... Whats the difference between P55 and H55?
Like Jizzler siad, H55 supports Intel CPUs that will have a GPU built in them.

I think Intel designed P55 for the mainstream/OCing crowd and the H55 for the lower end folks, which is why they have 2 products. (even though they are essentially the same thing) So think of H55 as the Intel 'G55'. Nobody gets a Gx5 board for overclocking, etc.
 
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Thanks!
 
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Like Jizzler siad, H55 supports Intel CPUs that will have a GPU built in them.

I think Intel designed P55 for the mainstream/OCing crowd and the H55 for the lower end folks, which is why they have 2 products. (even though they are essentially the same thing) So think of H55 as the Intel 'G55'. Nobody gets a Gx5 board for overclocking, etc.
Some Gxx boards OC pretty well. Just keep an eye out on these new ones!
 
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What are the specs of this onboard graphics you speak of?
 
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They'll probably be the newest intel onboard.
 
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Ok so what kind of performance can we expect?
 
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It seems to be called Intel HD Graphics. With clocks from 166Mhz to 500Mhz using some kind of turbo feature like the CPUs. Still, 500Mhz doesnt tell us much about performance.
 
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Lower in the ranks
 
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I don't understand what you mean by that?

make an compare between P31 and G31 you find P series have better overclocking also better cooling, many bios options and features , more ports (USB,SATA) , also P series always enhancement by brands many times and let we take gigabyte as example we can see many P31 (p31 S1 , P31 S2 , P31 S3 , P31 DS ....) and you that's mean many features add like more ram slot's ,more pci and pci-e slot's

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Why are the PCIe slots on the GA-H55-UD3H so far apart from each other? You'll need a bigass CFX/SLI bridge to couple two cards... that is if that board supports any of those technologies anyway.
Because the bottom slot is for a PCIEx8 SSD ;)