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MSI’s Mini-ITX Motherboard with Intel Atom Pineview launched:

MSI has announced the release of a new mini-ITX board, designed for use with the Intel ICH8M chipset and Intel Atom processors, on a low power platform. The I M-PV-C includes two DDR3 800 MHz So-DIMM sockets, five COM ports, eight USB 2.0 ports, and multiple video output. Depending on the processor, the board can also support up to 4GB memory.

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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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ARBOR ITX-i45M2 powered by GM45/ICH9M chipset

ARBOR have informed in press release about their new low power Mini-ITX motherboard with powerful 3D graphic performance. ITX-i45M2 is built with Intel GM45/ICH9M chipset and supports the socket P Intel Core 2 Duo/Celeron M processors. This mini motherboard have been designed for applications such as medical device, digital signage, industrial control/automation, DVR, security/surveillance, gaming machine, visual inspection instruments, and other performance-driven high-end Video applications.

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The first Mini-ITX motherboard with socket LGA 1156 from Intel

intelDuring the IDF conference Intel have presented a motherboard in mini-ITX form factor with support for the latest Intel Core i5 and i7 (and future Core i3) with Socket LGA 1156. Motherboard is based on Intel’s H57 chipset, and contains practically all that is necessary to create a small HTPC computer. On this mini motherboard that is sized 17 x 17 cm we can find two slots for DDR3 memory, PCI-Express x16 slot and four SATA 3.0 Gbps ports. On the rear panel there are six USB 2.0 connectors and one HDMI, DVI, RJ-45 and eSATA.  This motherboard as most in Mini-ITX format will have integrated graphics chipset onboard.

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New ZOTAC ION ITX-E & ITX-G Synergy Edition

ZOTAC ION ITX-E Synergy EditionZOTAC have announced a new ION ITX (more about ION ITX series here) motherboards from Synergy Edition. This motherboards just as previous in this series are capable to play full HD 1080p Blu-ray video thanks to NVIDIA® ION™ technology. ZOTAC ION ITX-E Series is powered by single-core Intel® Atom™ 230 while the ION ITX-G Series have the dual-core Intel® Atom™ 330 processor – both clocked at 1.6 GHz.

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New mini computer from ZOTAC powered by IONITX

ZOTAC MAG HDToday ZOTAC have unleashed a new nettop powered by mini motherboard with NVIDIA ION platform and Single (MAG HD-NS01) or Dual Core (MAG HD-ND01) Atom processor. They call this mini computer “Everywhere PC”. It is as small as 186mm x 189mm x 38mm and have great modern look. This sexy baby is probably powered by Zotac IONITX Mini-ITX motherboards (it is not clearly stated anywhere but size of this case suggest that only this motherboard could fit). You may put it flat on surface (like a desktop), put on attached stand (micro tower?) or attach it with VESA mount to you TV or monitor.

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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


NVIDIA PureVideoZOTAC International have presented a new platform ZOTAC ION with the new NVIDIA GPU ION that ensures optimal performance in games and applications compatible with DirectX 10, OpenGL 2.1, NVIDIA CUDA and PhysX.

ION graphics processor is great solution for Windows Vista and Windows 7, Linux and multimedia playing (smooth Full HD movies in 1080p!). ZOTAC ION motherboards are equipped with single (ION ITX B with passive coolong – no fan!) or dual-core (ION ITX A) Atom processors. Single-core N230 Atom processor provides sufficient performance in everyday applications, while dual-core Atom processor N330 is available for more demanding users.

HDMI output supports 7.1-channel digital audio, giving the highest quality and fidelity audio playback in movies in Dolby Digital True HD and DTS-HD. Integrated HDCP allows you to playback protected video content. In addition, DVI and VGA outputs are supporting multiple displays.

General information:

  • Playing movies in Full 1080p HD (IONITX A and B!)
  • Compatible with Windows Vista Premium and ready for Windows 7
  • mGPU Nvidia ION
  • 16 stream processors
  • Integrated Intel Atom N230 (single-core witg passive cooling – totally silent without fan!) or Atom N330 (Dual Core)
  • HDMI (with 7.1-channel audio), DVI and VGA
  • 2x DDR2 DIMM
  • Supports DDR2-667/800
  • Supports up to 4GB of DDR2 memory
  • Integrated DC-DC power adapter (optional)
  • The included external power supply 19V AC / DC (optional)
  • Integrated Wi-Fi 802.11n WiFi module (optional)
  • Mini PCI Express (optional)
  • Compatibility with Microsoft DirectX 10 and OpenGL 2.1
  • Supports NVIDIA CUDA and PhysX
  • Compatibility with NVIDIA PureVideo HD technology
  • Expanded 5-year warrant




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