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Powerful Mini-ITX Motherboard

Friday, January 1st, 2010


J&W’s Minix 890GX-USB3.0 Mini-ITX motherboard is a perfect recipe for HTPCs, Car PCs, BYO routers, servers, and NAS devices. Powered by AMD’s latest and fastest 890GX IGP chipset, the ATI Radeon™ HD 4290 graphics allows the MINIX™ 890GX-USB3 motherboard to fully support Microsoft® DirectX® 10.1, UVD2, Full HD 1080p playback, dual-stream PiP on Blu-Ray™, and multi video outputs. The graphics performance is further enhanced by the onboard 128MB high-speed DDR3 sideport memory. Based on socket AM3, MINIX™ 890GX-USB3 supports the AMD® Phenom™ II series, Athlon™ II series and Sempron™-100 series processors. More excitingly, the motherboard support the exclusive, Windows® based Core-unlocking utility – the Just Unlock Core (JUC) Technology which is capable to unlock the “hidden core” of the processors, a free and user-friendly “CPU upgrade” tool for users. With the latest AMD® SB850 southbridge, MINIX™ 890GX-USB3 is ready to support the latest SATA 6Gbps hard drives, and is the world’s first mini-ITX motherboard supporting this feature, thus users can setup their 6Gbps RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 arrays on a mini-ITX system.

MINIX™ 890GX-USB3 supports the latest Super Speed USB 3.0 connection powered by the onboard NEC uPD720200 host controller. The transfer rate could be up to 5Gbps, which is almost 10 times faster over the USB 2.0. MINIX™ 890GX-USB3 also comes with 2 x Broadcom PCI-Express Gigabit Ethernet which allows users to connect the PC to another PC through LAN, to form home-router, NAS, and other applications are made possible on this small form factor motherboard. The PCI-Express x16 Gen.2 slot provides an upgrade option for users to plug-in an extra graphics card, RAID card or other PCI-Express devices whenever necessary. Retail price is expected to be about $199

Performance motherboard from Gigabyte

Thursday, October 11th, 2007


Gigabyte launched a high end motherboard ‘GA-X38-DQ6’ for Intel Core 2 Extreme range of processors. Motherboard is based on all solid capacitor design which enhanced the stability and life of motherboard. Some of the core features are:
FSB: 1,333/1,066/800MHz
South bridge: ICH9R
Memory DDR2-1066/800/667×4 (maximum 8GB)
Extended slots PCI Express x16×2 (2.0 correspondences), PCI Express x1×3 and PCI×2
Storage interface: serial ATA 3Gbps×8, IDE×1 and FDD×1