Entry by Carlos S. M.
Acer / ECS H57M-AM2

Acer / ECS H57M-AM2 Revision 2.0


CPU support

Supported sockets:
  • LGA1156
Supported architectures:
  • Intel Celeron Clarkdale
  • Intel Core i3 Clarkdale
  • Intel Core i5 Clarkdale
  • Intel Core i5 Lynnfield
  • Intel Core i7 Lynnfield
  • Intel Pentium Clarkdale
Note! Some steppings might require updated BIOS/microcode to work properly.

System memory

  • Type: DDR3 800/1066/1333 MHz
    2 memory channels on 4x 240-pin DIMM
Max supported: 16.00 GB


Southbridge/ICH/PCH/MCP: Intel H57
SuperIO: ITE IT8721F
CPU dependant integrated graphics, with max 1720 MB of System VRAM
Realtek ALC662 audio IC over HD Audio bus
Realtek RTL8111E for 1G operation

Power supply

Main board power: 24-pin ATX
CPU power: 4-pin P4
1 3-pin DC fan header
1 4-pin PWM fan header

Expansion slots

1 PCI slot
1 PCIe x16 slot
2 PCIe x1 slots

Rear I/O ports

PS/2 keyboard
PS/2 mouse
6x USB 2.0 (480 Mb/s)
1x RJ-45
VGA output
Audio connectors: Line out, Line in, Microphone in

Internal I/O headers

4x USB 2.0 (480 Mb/s)
Audio headers: S/PDIF
Header for front HD Audio


6 SATA-II (3 Gb/s) ports

Circuit board

Micro ATX form factor


Onboard video output isn't available with Lynnfield CPUs due to missing iGPU.
Unpopulated pads for HDMI, DVI and serial rear ports. Unpopulated pads for internal floppy, parallel, serial and TPM headers.



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