ECS has, thankfully, stuck to a simple but tasteful colour scheme for this motherboard.

7201 ECS H61H2 M Review

There should be no problem installing third party heatsinks on this motherboard, given the large amount of clearance around the CPU socket.

7203 ECS H61H2 M Review

Other than the CPU fan header, there is only a single 3-pin fan header on the H61H2-M. The PCH gets the usual tiny heatsink treatment.

7207 ECS H61H2 M Review

ECS has opted for a combination of new and old – two PCI slots and one PCIe x1 slot. This should be sufficient for any old add-on cards that refuse to go away. The downside of this layout is that the PCIe x1 slot will be blocked by a double slot graphics card.

7205 ECS H61H2 M Review

Despite not being angled 90 degrees, the four SATA ports have been smartly positioned to avoid any conflict with long graphics cards.