Representing a more modest pair of micro-ATX options from GIGABYTE is the B560M DS3H AC and B560M DS3H. The only difference between both models is that the B560M DS3H AC includes a Realtek Wi-Fi 5 CNVi, whereas the regular B560M DS3H does not. Both models follow the same design, with a black, grey and deeper grey patterned PCB, withblack power delivery and chipset heatsinks. GIGABYTE is advertising a direct 6+2 phase power delivery, which is using a single 8-pin 12 V ATX CPU power input.

The GIGABYTE B560M DS3H AC motherboard and B560M DS3H share the same design

Located in the center of the board is one full-length PCIe 4.0 x16 slot, with two PCIe 3.0 x1 slots below it. For storage, GIGABYTE includes two M.2 slots, including one with support for PCIe 4.0 x4 drives,a second slot that can accommodate both PCIe 3.0 x4 and SATA drives, with six SATA ports; two with right-angledand four with straight-angled connectors. In the top right-hand corner is four memory slots, with support for up to 128 GB of DDR4 memory, although GIGABYTE hasn't currently given us its memory QVLlist.

GIGABYTE B560M DS3H AC rear panel (only difference is Wi-Fi)

On the rear panel, the GIGABYTE B560M DS3H AC includes an AzureWave RTL8821CE Wi-Fi 5 CNVi, which is the only difference between both models. Both models include one USB 3.2 G1 Type-C, three USB 3.2 G1 Type-A, and two USB 2.0 ports. GIGABYTE includes a pair of video outputs including a DisplayPort and HDMI, with three 3.5 mm audio jacks powered by a non-specified Realtek HD audio codec. Finishing off the rear panel is a single Realtek Gigabit Ethernet port, with a PS/2 combo port designed for use with legacy peripherals.

GIGABYTE B560M Aorus Pro AX & B560M Aorus Pro GIGABYTE B560M D3H
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  • siggidarius - Monday, March 29, 2021 - link

    With pricing like that for both motherboards and cpus, and good availability Intel is becoming a great value option.
    Personally I don't see why I'd choose AMD cpu in 200-350USD bracket with local prices.
  • ballsystemlord - Monday, March 29, 2021 - link

    "Intel great value option" LOL. How the mighty have fallen.
  • m53 - Monday, March 29, 2021 - link

    @ballsystemlord: Or in other words how AMD starts price gouging and becoming more anti-consumer. How the "value brand" is now too expensive for the average customers.

    (not disagreeing with you. Just showing the other side of the reality.)
  • WaltC - Monday, March 29, 2021 - link

    If it wasn't for AMD you might be in one of these Intel "value" motherboards, only you'd be paying 2x-3x as much for you were about 4 years ago, remember? And there's no question that if it wasn't for AMD you'd be paying *huge sums* for ~14nm++++++++++++++++++++ CPUs Intel is selling now for bargain-basement prices *because* of AMD. Don't you realize that if not for AMD you'd be paying more, though the nose, for inferior components? Have you even checked to see that Z590 motherboards are ~$1k and up and can't even provide system-wide PCIe4 bus coverage? Heck, that's more expensive than the most expensive x570 motherboards. Welcome to the real side of reality....;) Without AMD there would be no competition in these markets at all and Intel would be selling the same--likely worse garbage--at stratospheric prices.
  • laduran - Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - link

    Everything you said is provably false
  • Qasar - Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - link

    you sure about that ? i guess you forgot the wonderful <10% gen on gen performance increases we were getting before Zen was released, and the ever increasing prices for that performance ? or the fact that mainstream was stuck on quad core cpus and you NEEDED to get intel HEDT cpus to get anything more then 4 cores ?
  • RanFodar - Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - link

    Tbf what AMD did to competition back then doesn't mean it's an excuse for them to copy Intel's playbook in the past. They can maintain their value position, but even the lowest Ryzen 5000 SKU is a bit overpriced for consumers here in the Philippines. Maybe Intel needs to thank AMD for being in such a position that is desired for consumers.
  • pablo906 - Sunday, April 4, 2021 - link

    Even the 3000 series? I've seen the 3000 series for pretty good prices around the world, the 5000 is supply constrained and demand outstrips supply so there is no reason to lower the price....That's how markets work
  • jabber - Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - link

    I remember not that long ago an AMD 'budget board' would have HDMI/eSATA/Toslink/6 USB ports (some USB3) and decent audio chip etc. and the Intel budget board would give you just VGA/PS2/ serial, a couple of USB2 and a parallel port instead. Terrible.
  • cxtalxg - Wednesday, May 5, 2021 - link

    Such a dumb argument, you do realize than intel had massive generations jumps from core 2 duo, to intel core 1st gen, then second gen. While amds overpriced phenoms flopped. All these companies are the same, lack of competition means lack of advancement

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