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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 AT3IONT-I Deluxe reviewed

Just a few days ago I have been writing about new mini motherboard from Asus called ASUS AT5IONT-I. But we can not forget that the previously introduced Asus AT3IONT-I Deluxe is already on the market and is a real good piece of hardware for every HTPC enthusiast. So if you do not want to wait any more for AT5IONT-I and you are considering buying its previous version (that I may highly recommend by myself) I have a good news for you! Thanks to “neoseeker” you may read a review of AT3IONT-I Deluxe and see some performance tests.

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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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ASUS Pine Trail based Mini-ITX board

Asus Pine TrailASUS have presented on CES 2010 their new Pine Trail based Mini-ITX motherboard. It is dedicated for nettops and have been called AT5NM10-I. It is powered by one of Intel’s new Atom D510 processors and supporting NM10 chipset.

This motherboard supports up to 4GB RAM (one channel and two slots). It is equipped with one PCI slot 6 channel audio, 10/100 Ethernet, four USB 2.0 ports (and four via headers), D-Sub for display, serial and parallel ports, a PS/2 port and two SATA 3Gbps ports.

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Fanless Mini-ITX Asus AT3N7A-I with heatpipes!

Fanless Mini-ITXAsus AT3N7A-I can really be totally fanless! I have reported about possibility to get rid of original fans when you have good computer case with fans. But it looks that you may go even deeper! You can build a totally silent dual core Intel Atom platform with ION chipset onboard!

One of our readers have sent us a pictures of his setup. He have removed all fans from motherboard and have no any case fans! And temperatures are looking really good! He made it with heatpipes and two big heatsinks that are a part of his computer case (Coolermaster TC-100).

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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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Asus AT3N7A-I as the best choice for your Full HD Mini HTPC?


I have published an article about this great motherboard before (right here), but I believe that this awesome piece of hardware deserves to be described in much more details. I believe that this is most powerful Mini-ITX motherboard with such functionality. You probably will ask in this place “Why do I think so??? There is quite a few motherboards with similar CPU…”.

Yea… there is… But this board have something more! It have an integrated ION platform! It is a solution you really want to have included on your mini htpc! Thanks to ION your computer will be able to decode and play a real Full HD movies without any CPU usage!
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Asus have presented a new motherboard made in the Mini-ITX format and equipped with dual-core Intel Atom processor and Nvidia GeForce graphics 9400 (ION). This product is made for customers who want to build small and efficient HTPC (Home Theater PC) platform.

Taiwanese manufacturer have introduced this motherboard in a Mini-ITX standard based on nVidia ION platform (ION is able to easily play a Full HD moves at 1080p!). AT3N7A-I features a dual-core Intel Atom 330 with 1.6 GHz timing, Dual DDR2-800 memory, three SATA 3.0 Gbps ports, and integrated GeForce 9400 graphics with support for DirectX 10, one PCI slot, gigabit Ethernet, 7.1-channel surround sound support, support for Bluetooth, eSATA port and D-Sub and HDMI connectors.



Motherboard available at Amazon: Asus AT3N7A-I