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Intel® Desktop Board DH87MC

Intel® Desktop Board DH87MC

Intel® Desktop Board DH87MC

Delivering the performance you need and want to finish tasks quickly with the power that keeps up with them. The Intel® Desktop Board DH87MC supports 4th generation Intel® Core™ processor so you can multitask quickly and move effortlessly between applications, from e-mail to a web browser to a video or spreadsheet and back again.

The Intel Desktop Board DH87MC features Power Supervisor to protect critical components by automatically monitoring and controlling the power flow, being equipped with an advanced protection shield to protect the processor and the motherboard from the electrostatic discharge damage, and having Intel® Visual BIOS to make easy and fast real-time configuration changes.



Features and configurations

Form factor


AA# (Altered Assembly)


BIOS ID string



Supports the 4th generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor, Intel® Core™ i5 processor, and other Intel® processors in the LGA1150 package




For processors with Intel® HD Graphics:

  • DisplayPort*, DVI-I, and HDMI* ports


Intel® High Definition Audio1 subsystem in the following configuration:

  • Ten (7.1+2) channel Intel® High Definition Audio
  • Five stack analog audio ports
  • Rear optical S/PDIF out port and S/PDIF out header
  • Front panel microphone/headphone header

LAN support

Gigabit Ethernet controller

Peripheral interfaces

  • Four USB 3.0 ports (two back panel ports, two via internal headers)
  • Ten USB 2.0 ports (four back panel ports, five via internal headers, one via Mini PCIe* slot)
  • Six Serial ATA 6.0Gb/s ports

Expansion capabilities

  • Two PCI Express* 2.0 x1 slots and one PCI Express* 2.0 x4 slot
  • Three PCI slots
  • One full-size/half-size Mini PCIe card slot with support for mSATA solid-state drives

Product and Performance Information


1. Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio) requires a system with an appropriate Intel® chipset and a motherboard with an appropriate codec and the necessary drivers installed. System sound quality will vary depending on actual implementation, controller, codec, drivers, and speakers. For more information about Intel® HD Audio, refer to www.intel.com/design/chipsets/hdaudio.htm.