Intel® H87 Chipset

Intel® H87 Chipset

Intel® H87 Chipset

The Intel® H87 Chipset is part of the Intel 8 Series Chipsets designed for desktop platforms, providing a range of features to support the 4th generation Intel Core processors (formerly Lynx Point). Here are key specifications and features of the Intel H87 Chipset:

Product Collection:

  • Intel® 8 Series Chipsets

Vertical Segment:

  • Desktop

Launch Date:

  • Q2'13


  • 22 nm

TDP (Thermal Design Power):

  • Not specified (varies based on motherboard design)

Memory Support:

  • Dual-channel DDR3 memory technology
  • Supports DDR3-1333/1600 MHz memory modules
  • Maximum memory size varies by motherboard design

Processor Compatibility:

  • Compatible with 4th generation Intel Core processors (Haswell)
  • LGA1150 socket

PCI Express Support:

  • PCI Express 2.0 interface
  • Configurable as x1, x2, x4 modes

SATA Support:

  • SATA 6.0 Gb/s (SATA III) interface
  • Supports up to 6 SATA ports

USB Support:

  • USB 3.0/2.0 support
  • Supports up to 6 USB 3.0 ports and up to 8 USB 2.0 ports

Integrated Graphics:

  • Intel HD Graphics support (actual graphics capabilities depend on the processor used)
  • Multi-display support through VGA, DVI, HDMI, or DisplayPort interfaces

Display Support:

  • Supports Intel® InTru™ 3D, Quick Sync Video, Clear Video HD Technology

Expansion Slots:

  • Supports PCI Express 3.0, providing increased bandwidth for graphics cards and other peripherals

Intel® Smart Response Technology:

  • Accelerates system responsiveness with the use of a small-capacity SSD (Solid State Drive) as a caching device

Intel® Rapid Storage Technology:

  • Provides RAID support for enhanced data protection and storage performance

Intel® Smart Connect Technology:

  • Enables the system to automatically update applications while the computer is in sleep mode

The Intel H87 Chipset is a mid-range desktop chipset that offers a balance of performance and features suitable for mainstream desktop systems. Its compatibility with 4th generation Intel Core processors and support for modern technologies make it a reliable choice for a variety of desktop applications.