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GA-H87N-WIFI Rev 2.0 Mini-ITX LGA1150 Motherboard
(13 customer ratings / 2 reviews)

Gigabyte GA-H87N-WIFI Rev 2.0 Mini-ITX LGA1150 Motherboard

- Replaces the Gigabyte GA-Z77N-WIFI Mini-ITX Motherboard- Replaced by the Gigabyte GA-H97N-WIFI LGA1150 Mini-ITX Motherboard

The GA-H87N-WIFI offers a wealth of connections and features including USB 3.0 and a choice of two monitor connection standards - DVI and two HDMI ports, all of which can be used simultaneously if required.

GIGABYTE 8 series motherboards combine a host of new and exciting technologies with the latest Intel H87 Express chipset, creating a unique range of motherboard designs that harness the outstanding performance of the new 4th Generation Intel Core processors. As well as improvements in processor performance and energy-saving capabilities compared with 3rd generation (Ivy Bridge) processors, this H87 motherboard allows all three display outputs to be used simultaneously if required, an increased DVI-D display resolution and all SATA ports run at 6Gb/s.


  1. Socket 1150 Mini ITX motherboard with Intel H87 Express chipset
  2. Integrated Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
  3. 2 x DDR3 DIMM sockets (max. 16 GB)
  4. 2 x HDMI + DVI (up to 3 ports simultaneously)
  5. 1 x PCIe x16 slot (PCI Express 3.0)
  6. 4 x SATA 6Gb/s
  7. 4 x USB 2.0 ports, 6 x USB 3.0
  8. 2 x LAN ports, HD Audio and optical S/PDIF Out

4th Generation Intel Core processors

4th Generation Intel Core processors are based on the new Haswell architecture, manufactured using the latest 22nm process to create a visually optimised processor platform. Based on the new LGA 1150 socket type, 4th Generation Intel Core processors feature up to four high-performance 64-bit processor cores and 8MB of L3 cache Smart Cache, with fantastic performance when you need it most.

UEFI DualBIOS Technology

At the heart of this exciting 3D BIOS technology is a pair of physical BIOS ROMs containing Gigabyte's exclusive in-house designed UEFI BIOS technology. With a superior graphical interface capable of 32-bit colour imaging and fluid user-friendly mouse navigation, UEFI DualBIOS makes BIOS configuration a new and exciting experience for novice and experienced users alike. UEFI BIOS also brings native support for large hard drives on 64-bit operating systems.

SpecificationsGA-H87N-WIFI Rev 2.0
MotherboardGigabyte GA-H87N-WIFI Rev 2.0
ChipsetH87 Express
GraphicsIntel HD
Graphics portsDVI and HDMI x 2 (max any 3 ports simultaneously)
Max resolution DVI1920 x 1200
Max resolution HDMI4096 x 2160 (HDMI 1.4a)
Maximum shared graphics memory1 GB
Memory slots2 (max 16 GB)
Supported RAMDDR3 1600/1333 MHz memory modules
SATA 6Gb ports4
SATA RAID SupportRAID 0, 1, 5 and 10
LAN 1Intel 10/100/1000 Mbit Ethernet
LAN 2Atheros 10/100/1000 Mbit Ethernet
USB 3.0/2.0 ports6 (2 internal / 6 rear panel)
USB 2.0/1.1 ports4 (2 internal / 2 rear panel)
AudioHD 2/4/5.1/7.1-channel with Optical S/PDIF out, HDMI audio and 5 x jacks
RS232 serial port headerYes
Other rear panel portPS/2 keyboard/mouse port
Wireless LANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, supporting 2.4/5 GHz Dual-Band
BluetoothBluetooth 4.0, 3.0+HS, 2.1+EDR
Expansion slotsPCI Express x16 (PCI Express 3.0) and 1 x mini-PCI Express slot
(for wireless communication module)
DimensionsMini-ITX form factor (17.0 x 17.0 cm)
Included accessories2 x SATA data cables, I/O chassis backplate, user manual, drivers DVD, Wi-Fi/Bluetooth aerial
Warranty24 months
EAN barcode4719331820343

Customer Reviews

GA-H87N-WIFI in Streacom FC8 EVO


A few notes on fitting this motherboard to the FC8 EVO.

(a) the nanoPSU fits under the heat-pipes and only 3 heat pipes will fit (not 4). I've fitted a 65W CPU which Streacom says will be fine with 3 heat pipes. The alternative is to fit a 24-pin ATX extension cable.

(b) Plug all connectors into the motherboard before fitting in the case, as the heat-pipes and case make some of the connectors hard to fit.

(c) I used the AD-7640S DVD Drive. The mounting screws for this drive must be only just holding. Any tighter and the drive distorts and doesn't load. Alignment isn't easy and I also had to slacken the mounting plate screws a little so that the DVDs eject cleanly. Getting the eject mechanism working is also fiddly. Overall, this part of the design/build is not so good. Might go for the Blu-ray drive if I build another one.

(d) So far the CPU hasn't overheated, but the case does get very warm!

Quiet PC replied on 1st November 2013

Thanks for your review and it's good to hear your build went well on the whole! If you want to, we would recommend fitting the fourth heatpipe (the one nearest the front of the PC) by bending it very slightly so that it clears the nanoPSU. It's optional when using a 65W PSU though, as you say. It's good that your chassis is getting hot - that proves that the heat transfer process is working efficiently!

Works out the box.


The motherboard works well and was easy to set up. A few nervy moments installing the CPU but all went well.

The level of service from Quiet PC is truly excellent. I enter to built a silent, low energy PC. Andy Ford offered great support whilst developing the spec. I would heartily recommend using Quiet PC as they offer great value at reasonable cost.

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