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Overall performance was exceptional using the Clarkdale Core i5-661 processor. The built in HD graphics were rather lackluster when it game to gaming performance but did a great job with 2D applications. The entire system is not specifically designed for overclocking but the options are available to give you full control over CPU and chipset frequencies. You can even overclock the on-chip GPU to make things a little faster.
The smaller form factor does raise several questions about how to properly use a high powered Mini-ITX motherboard such as this. As you may have guessed many of the current ITX cases will not work with the GA-H55N-USB3, conservative 200w PSUs will not run a H55 system and the limited heatsink clearances require a low profile cooler. Moving up to a MicroATX chassis will resolve the power and space problem but seems to negate the reason behind having a Mini-ITX motherboard to begin with.
Quad Core Option
Small Form Factor
Fits in Full Sized ATX Cases
Limited coling and power options when using Mini-ITX case
Only 2 fan headers
Low power option depends on processor choice
Onboard graphics meh in games