Excellent value Gigabyte E350N-WIN8 motherboard adds a Windows 8 compatible BIOS to the popular E350N motherboard. The board of course remains full Windows 7 (and Linux) compatible. The E350N-WIN8 has a Dual-Core 1.6GHz AMD E-350D processor and integrated AMD Radeon HD 6310 DirectX 11 / OpenGL 4.1 graphics and AMD A45 FCH (Fusion Controller Hub) chipset. Up to 16GB of system memory; 4x SATA 3Gb/s; PCI Slot; Realtek Gigabit Ethernet; Realtek ALC887 High Definition 7.1 Channel Audio.
Rear Panel: Mouse PS/2 port; Keyboard PS/2 port; 1x Parallel port; 1x Serial port; VGA; HDMI (supporting up to 1920 x 1200); 4x USB 2.0 ports; 1x Gigabit Ethernet; 3x 3.5mm configurable audio connectors.
Board Connectors: 1x 24pin ATX Power Connector (either 20pin or 24pin ATX will work); 1x 12v P4 connector (needs to be connected); 4x SATA 3Gb/s ports; 4x USB 2.0 connectors on 2x 9pin headers; 32-bit PCI slot; 2x DDR3 DIMM sockets (up to 8GB per socket); 1x System Fan Header; 1x Processor Fan Header; 1x Front Panel Connector; 1x S/PDIF Out header; 1x Chassis Intrusion header.
Unique Features: 60mm x 60mm fan; Support for @BIOS; Q-Flash; Xpress Install; Xpress Recovery2; EasyTune; Smart Recovery; Auto Green; ON/OFF Charge; Q-Share. Bundled Norton Internet Security (OEM version).
Case compatibility. The E350N-WIN8 has a standard height heatsink and low power requirements. A 20pin or 24pin ATX connector can be used but the 12V P4 connector must also be connected. Check individual case descriptions and add the Molex to P4 Power Cable option where necessary. All our Mini-ITX cases will fit the board including but not exclusively Jou Jye 528i/568i/526i, CFI Chassis, Noah 3988, Chenbro NAS, Venus 669, Nexus Psile, M200/M300/M350 (with a picoPSU fitted with a 12V P4 output, no front panel USB), Travla C146, T1200, C159, Thin Clients, Travla C158 (inc CD drive), Compact and Lockable Wall Mount Cases.
M350 Compatibility: The E350N-WIN8 will work with the M350 (picoPSU-90, 60W or 80W AC Adapter recommended) though the 2x USB connectors behind the front panel of the M350 cannot be fitted due to close proximity of the picoPSU and USB header cable.
Box contents: Motherboard, 2x SATA cables, Product Guide, I/O Shield.
Memory: The E350N-WIN8 supports up to 16GB DDR3 memory on 2x DDR3 DIMMS. This is not compatible with DDR2 memory. Fully tested DDR3 DIMMs are available here.