Archive for the 'Motherboard' Category

Asus set to launch mini-ITX H67 board

Although Intel is going to present its new SANDY BRIDGE processor in January, a lot of computer companies have already brought to public next some motherboards, using new chipsets.

And Asus is not exception.

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ASUS AT5IONT-I – Make your dreams come true!

It looks that a perfect HTPC motherboard that all of us have been waiting for is almost here! Asus AT5IONT-I is passively cooled mini motherboard that may be ideal for building powerful multi purpose computer for your living room! The heart of this motherboard will be powered by dual-core, hyper-threaded 1.8GHz Intel Atom D525 processor!

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ASRock A330ION – world’s first ION board with DDR3 support reviewed

It looks that more and more services take seriously all Mini-ITX formatted motherboards. This time we can read a huge review of ASRock A330ION motherboard. First NVIDIA ION based mini motherboard with DDR3 support. As many of you may know this motherboard is ideal for building HTPC because of its high performance, video hardware decoding and low power consumption.

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Mini-ITX Gigabyte H55 with USB 3.0 – First pictures

A few days ago some of new Gigabyte’s Mini-ITX motherboard pictures have leaked. Their new upcoming mini motherboard will be one of really powerful and good priced piece of hardware. New motherboard will pack a lot of features including Intel’s H55 Express chipset, USB 3.0 ports, four SATA ports, two dual-channel DDR3 memory slots and PCI Express x16 alot, PS/2 port, four USB 2.0 ports, a D-sub, DVI and HDMI port, Gigabit Ethernet and 7.1-channel audio with optical S/PDIF out and eSATA connector.

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Mini-ITX ECS H55H-I Reviewed

Thanks to PureOverClock (PureOC) we may read a great and very detailed review of Mini-ITX ECS H55H-I mini motherboard. What is so special in it? This motherboard is really promising to use for your media center computer.

Firstly it is equipped with Intel’s H55 chipset that is entry model for the LGA1156 platform. It offers integrated graphics and a lot of other features that are very important in modern motherboards.

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DFI is well known from his great industrial Mini-ITX motherboards. Last month they have released their new Mini-ITX form factor motherboard CP100-NRM. Their new mainboard is based on lastly popular Intel QM57 Express chipset.

DFI CP100-NRM is equipped with LGA 1156 CPU socket and is capable to use up to 8GB of memory (two DDR3 800/1066 So-DIMM slots). Moreover you will find such expansion slots as PCI Express & PCI. On the back of this mini motherboard you will find two gigabit ethernet controllers, four COM ports, two channel audio with an S/PDIF input & output interface.

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iBASE MI953 Mini-ITX (Core i7/i5)

BACKPLANE Systems Technology´╗┐ have announced release of their new mini motherboard for Intel Core i7/i5 processors. New mini-itx motherboard will be powered by QM57 Express chipset that can support up to 8GB non-ECC DDR3 unbuffered memory (2 x 800 or 1066MHz).

Onboard graphics chipset that this motherboard is equipped offers a range of display interfaces including VGA CRT, DVI-I, DVI-D and 24-bit dual channel LVDS.

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Intel D510MO Mini-ITX Motherboard Review

Big Bruins blog have posted a review of Intel D510MO Mini-ITX motherboard. This mini motherboard is powered with 1.66GHz dual core Intel Atom processor and is fanless – cooled with heatsink. They have tested it with SSD (solid state drive) and fanless Pico PSU so they got totally noiseless system! Motherboard is very easy to expand as it is build with two memory slots, two SATA ports, a PCI slot, a mini PCI Express connection, and a few of USB ports.

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Sapphire 785G Mini-ITX motherboard

Sapphire have released a new IPC-AM3DD785G ITX motherboard with AMD socket AM3 stand. Their mini motherboard support DDR3 memory and AMD CPUs rated up to 65W TDP. This motherboard is in Mini-ITX small form factor – but it is not worse from most of “big” motherboard featuring dual DDR3 memory slots and a PCI-Express 16-lane expansion slot.

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Fanless Asus AT3N7A-I?

Passive coolingA lot of Mini-ITX fans are wondering if this motherboard can run fanless? There were some tests made by many motherboard reviewers. But all they did was disconnecting power from working motherboard… With such tries the CPU temperature got dangerous values…

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