The ECS H55H-CM mainboard is the latest to join the fray for the upcoming processor Clarkdale powered by H55 chipset. It is based on the LGA1156 socket type and support the Core i7/i5/i3 processors. The board supports Dual channel DDR3-1333 of up to 16GB in total. On board you can find 1 PCIe 2.0 x16 , 2 PCIe x1 and 1 PCI slot. For storage, the H55 chipset supports 6 SATA II (3Gb/s) ports. The audio used is a Realtek ALC662 6ch HD audio codec and GbE is from Intel 82578 Lan controller. While most of the H55 board do away with the LPT1 port, ECS H55H-CM still provides this legacy support. At the back panel, you can find the PS/2mouse/keyboard, HDMI, D-SUB, LPT1, USB and audio ports.

This board also support eJIFFY, a fast boot program under Linux. Similar to ASUS’s ExpressGate, ECS’s eJIFFY allows you to access to commonl use fuctions e.g. web browsing, photo viewing, MSN , ICQ, AIM chat, etc. eJIFFY supports many international language, the interface can be localised by setting it within the application. It includes, Arabic, German, UK/US English, French, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese and Chinese (Traditional/Simplified).

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