B360 / H310 can only run with 8th generation Intel Core CPUs (i3 / 5 / 7-8xxx). For CPUs of the 9th generation (i5 / 7 / 9-9xxx) a firmware update may be necessary before installing the CPU.
The Gigabyte H310M S2H is a motherboard for Intel's Coffee Lake processors of the Core series. The 1151 socket of this mainboard supports CPUs of the 8000 series and the H310 chipset forms a solid foundation for entry-level game PCs and home office computers. The motherboard natively supports four SATA ports as well as four USB 3.0 and six USB 2.0 ports. With its Micro-ATX form factor, the Gigabyte H310M S2H offers a good balance between expansion options and space savings.
The features of the Gigabyte H310M S2H at a glance:
1x PCIe (3.0) x16 (x16) and 2x PCIe (2.0) x1
1x M.2 and 4x SATA 6G
2x USB 3.0 type A and 4x USB 2.0 type A external
2x USB 3.0 and 2x USB 2.0 internal
Supports max. 32 GB DDR4-RAM up to 2666 MHz
A total of 2 PWM connections for fans and pumps
The Gigabyte H310M S2H in detail
The Gigabyte H310M S2H is an Intel H310 motherboard in the Micro-ATX form factor and has a PCIe x16 slot that is connected to the processor with a full 16 lanes. The board also has two PCIe x1 slots for additional plug-in cards.
random access memory
The two DIMM slots of the Gigabyte H310M S2H allow the use of up to 32 GB DDR4 memory. The H310 chipset supports clock rates of up to 2,666 MHz natively, but the use of an 8th generation Intel i5 / i7 processor is essential.
As a special feature, the Gigabyte H310M S2H has an M.2 slot that is connected via four PCIe 2.0 x4 lanes and enables data transfer rates of up to 20 Gb / s, which is about three times as fast as SATA 6G. Additional drives such as SSDs, HDDs and optical drives can be connected via four SATA 3.0 ports.
USB, network and sound
On the I / O panel, the Gigabyte H310M S2H has two USB 3.0 ports (type A) with 5 Gbit / s and four USB 2.0 ports (type A) with 480 Mbit / s for connecting peripheral devices. A VGA, DVI and HDMI connection for displaying images via the integrated graphics unit of the processor are also located on the I / O panel.
In addition, the Gigabyte H310M S2H offers an integrated gaming LAN with 1,000 Mbit / s (Realtek 8118) for a fast and reliable network connection. Thanks to the automatic bandwidth allocation, the active task with the highest priority is optimally supplied. Thanks to the integrated Realtek ALC887 codec sound chip, users can also enjoy solid on-board sound.
- Micro-ATX (226 × 185 mm)
- Intel H310
- 1151 (for Intel CPUs of the 8th core generation ("Coffee Lake"))
- 2x DDR4 (up to 2,666 MHz)
- Slots (physical):
- 1x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16)
- 2x PCIe 2.0 x1
- Internal connections:
- 1x M.2 (PCIe 2.0 x4; 2242 to 2280)
- 4x SATA 6G
- 2x USB 3.0 USB 3.0 (one header, USB 3.1 Gen 1, max. 5 GBit / s)
- 2x USB 2.0 (one header)
- 1 x front panel header
- 1 x front panel audio header
- 1 x Trusted Platform Module (2x6 pin, for the GC-TPM2.0_S module only)
- 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
- Fan header:
- 1 x CPU fan (4-pin)
- 1 x system fan (4-pin)
- External connections:
- 1x PS / 2 mouse
- 1x PS / 2 keyboard
- 2x USB 3.0 type A (USB 3.2 Gen 1, max. 5 GBit / s)
- 4x USB 2.0 (max. 480 Mbit / s)
- 1x RJ-45 (Realtec RTL8118AS, max. 1 Gbit / s)
- 1x HDMI
- 1x DVI-D
- 1x VGA
- 3x 3.5 mm jack (Realtek ALC887 codec)
- Power supply:
- 1x 24-pin ATX 12V
- 1x 8-pin ATX 12V
- Scope of delivery:
- 1x H310M S2H mainboard
- 1x driver CD
- 1x instruction manual
- 1x I / O shield
- 2x SATA data cables