Gigabyte GA-H97M-HD3 Intel H97 Motherboard
This offering from Gigabyte is a very competitive micro-ATX board with a feature set beginning with four DDR3 DIMM slots for thirty-two megabytes (Mb) of ram at speeds up to sixteen hundred megahertz (Hz). It has six SATAIII ports supporting drives at speeds up to six gigabytes per second (Gb/s) which is typical of boards based on this chipset. It has a Realtek ALC892 audio chip, 7.1 channel HD sound, and offers two PCI Express x16 slots which support multi-GPU configurations. This motherboard also supports Gigabit networking via a Realtek 8111F-VL LAN chip.