AOpen debuts NVIDIA ION based motherboard for LGA775

Posted on Monday, Aug 03 2009 @ 15:02 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
AOpen has released the nMCP7AUt-V, a new mini-ITX motherboard based on the NVIDIA ION platform. This mainboard is not for Atom processors though, it only supports LGA775 chips like the Core 2 Quad, Core 2 Duo and Celeron with FSB 800/1066/1333MHz. It uses the NVIDIA MCP7A-U chipset with integrated GeForce 9400 graphics, support for up to 4GB DDR2 memory (667/800/1066MHz), one PCI Express 2.0 x16 slot, NVIDIA Hybrid SLI, three SATA ports, RAID 0, 1 , 5 & JBOD, integrated 7.1 + 2 channel HD audio, Gigabit Ethernet and a total of eight USB 2.0 ports.

Japanese tech site Akiba PC Hotline saw the motherboard in a PC shop for 18,770 yen, which equals around $199 at the current currency exchange rate.
Codenamed nMCP7AUt-V, the board features built-in GeForce 9400 integrated graphics chip, core/shader clock of 580/1500MHz, and support for advanced technologies including DirectX 10, PhysX and CUDA. As for the connectivities, the board comes with eight USB 2.0 ports and one HDMI/DVI connector.


Source: Expreview


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