1. Computers
  2. Display Drivers
  3. Graphics Cards
  4. Memory
  5. Motherboards
  6. Processors
  7. Software
  8. Storage
  9. Operating Systems


Facebook RSS Twitter Twitter Google Plus


Phoronix Test Suite

OpenBenchmarking.org

Gigabyte AM1M-S2H

Michael Larabel

Published on 21 April 2014
Written by Michael Larabel
Page 1 of 3 - 16 Comments

The Gigabyte AM1M-S2H motherboard is an AMD AM1/FS1b motherboard that's sized for micro-ATX enclosures, offers a fine set of budget features, and costs just over $30 USD.

The Gigabyte AM1M-S2H is obviously designed for the just-launched AMD Athlon and Sempron APUs we have been covering a lot on Phoronix the past two weeks. This ~$30 motherboard features Gigabyte's UEFI BIOS, Ultra Durable Technology, multi-display support, USB 3.0 connectivity, Gigabit Ethernet, and other modern features.

Specifications:

APU
- FS1b AMD Athlon and Sempron processors

Memory
- 2 x 1.5V DDR3 DIMMs
- 32GB Maximum Memory Capacity
- Support For DDR3-1600/1333MHz memory
- Support for Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP)

Onboard Graphics
- VGA D-Sub
- HDMI
- Maximum Shared Memory Of 2GB

Audio
- Realtek ALC887
- HD Audio
- 2/4/5.1/7.1 Channel Audio
- S/PDIF Out support

LAN
- Realtek Gigabit LAN

Expansion Slots
- 1 x PCI Express x16 slot, at PCI-E x4
- 2 x PCI Express x1 slots

Storage
- 2 x Serial ATA 6 Gb/s

USB
- 2 x USB 3.0/2.0 ports on the back panel
- 8 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports

I/O Controller
- iTE I/O controller chip

BIOS
- 32 Mbit Flash
- AMI UEFI BIOS

Form Factor
- Micro ATX
- 22.6 x 17.0 cm

Contents:

Included with the micro-ATX AM1 motherboard was the I/O back panel, two Serial ATA connectors, and Gigabyte driver CD.

The AM1M-S2H is likely the shortest desktop motherboard user's manual I have ever seen... It covers all the essential information and with a $30 motherboard it's justifiable to not see a lengthy manual for this basic motherboard.

<< Previous Page
1
Latest Linux Hardware Reviews
  1. The Power Consumption & Efficiency Of Open-Source GPU Drivers
  2. AMD R600g/RadeonSI Performance On Linux 3.16 With Mesa 10.3-devel
  3. Intel Pentium G3258 On Linux
  4. SilverStone Precision PS10
Latest Linux Articles
  1. Nouveau vs. Radeon vs. Intel Tests On Linux 3.16, Mesa 10.3-devel
  2. KVM Benchmarks On Ubuntu 14.10
  3. X.Org Server 1.16 Officially Released With Terrific Features
  4. Ubuntu With Linux 3.16 Smashes OS X 10.9.4 On The MacBook Air
Latest Linux News
  1. Git 2.1 To Further Mainline Windows Support Patches
  2. Debian 8.0 Jessie Is Settling For Linux 3.16
  3. Meson: A Next-Gen Build System Showing Promise
  4. Linux 3.16-rc7 Calms Things Down For The Linux 3.16 Kernel
  5. Open-Source AMD Users Report Hawaii GPU Acceleration Is Working
  6. Linus Torvalds On GCC 4.9: Pure & Utter Crap
  7. Cauldron 2014: GCC & LLVM Will Look To Collaborate More
  8. GCC Receives ACM Programming Languages Software Award
  9. KDE 4.14 Beta 3 Released
  10. A New Video Has Us Real Excited About The New UT For Linux
Latest Forum Discussions
  1. Updated and Optimized Ubuntu Free Graphics Drivers
  2. ASRock AM1H-ITX: One Of The Best AM1 Mini-ITX Motherboards
  3. Debian + radeonsi
  4. Open-source drivers on ATI R7 260X
  5. Table test
  6. How To Setup Radeon DPM On Ubuntu Linux
  7. New build, first Linux PC, what could go wrong? ;)
  8. AMD "Hawaii" Open-Source GPU Acceleration Still Not Working Right