I am looking for an LGA1151 motherboard that has HDMI 2.0

The current one I have only has HDMI 1.4 and I can't find a suitable one. The CPU I have is an Intel Pentium G4600.

I also need:

  • Form factor Mini-ITX
  • Support for NVMe drives
  • Preferably no WiFi

Preferably the motherboard also has the ability to always supply power to one internal USB 2.0 header, but that's just an extra.

I would really appreciate some recommendations.

  • newegg.com/Product/… – user1691 Mar 27 '19 at 21:22
  • Only one of those has HDMI 2.0 and it's way too expensive for an HTPC. A couple times the cost of the CPU. – Mattia_98 Mar 28 '19 at 8:44
  • That's the point, there isn't going to be anything that meets your requirement then. – user1691 Mar 28 '19 at 15:12
  • Are you aware that the Igp in the G4600 is HDMI 1.4? this means that even if you get a motherboard that supports it, you will not be able to use it unles you switch to a new cpu – skippy Mar 22 at 16:26

The only board I see on the market is the ASRock Fatal1ty Z270 Gaming-ITX. This is because HDMI 2.0 was, for whatever reason, sparsely offered by LGA1151 boards. The alternative is Display Port. HDMI 2.0 is feature-matched by DP 1.2 and affordable adapters exist (make sure to get the right one though).

  • Gigabyte GA-B250N Phoenix-WIFI
  • ASUS ROG Strix H270I Gaming
  • ASUS Z170I Pro Gaming
  • MSI Z270I Gaming Pro Carbon AC
  • Supermicro X11SSV-Q

Some of these boards come with a removable WIFI module.

You will have more luck finding cheap boards by going micro ATX (with DP, not with HDMI 2.0).

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