The MSI H81M-E32 is a micro-ATX motherboard designed to cater to budget-conscious users without compromising on essential features and performance. Compatible with Intel's 4th generation Core processors, it supports LGA1150 socket CPUs, making it suitable for entry-level to mid-range systems. Despite its compact size, the H81M-E32 offers a decent array of connectivity options.
The motherboard features two DDR3 DIMM slots supporting up to 16GB of RAM, allowing users to build a system with adequate memory for day-to-day tasks and light multitasking. It incorporates Intel's H81 chipset, providing stable performance and reliable system operation.
The H81M-E32 includes one PCIe 2.0 x16 slot for a dedicated graphics card and 1 PCIe 2.0 x1 slots for expansion cards like sound cards or network adapters. Though it lacks the latest PCIe 3.0 support, it is still capable of handling common peripherals and add-on components.