MSI debuts cheap Haswell motherboard
Do you want to get Haswell on the cheap? Then read on, MSI might be able to help!
The Taiwanese company has debuted a new, cheap LGA 1150 motherboard for people who want to make use of the latest Intel technology. The H81-P33 is based on the Intel H81 chipset and measures 220 x 305 mm. The board sports an ATX form-factor and features a 24-pin ATX and an 8-pin EPS power connector, two DDR3 DIMM slots for up to 32 GB of RAM, a single PCI-E 2.0 x16 slot (PCI-E 3.0 is not supported on the H81 chipset), two other PCI-E 2.0 x1 slots and three legacy PCI slots. The motherboard also offers two SATA 3.0 and two SATA 2.0 ports, a dual-link DVI output, a D-Sub output, 6-channeled HD audio, Gigabit Ethernet, support for PS/2 devices and a number of rear USB ports.
The new MSI motherboard fully supports Windows 8 and costs less than USD 100.