MSI announced the E350IA-E45, a new Mini-ITX motherboard powered by AMD's E350 APU (1.6GHz, dual-core). It has two DDR3-1333 memory slots, integrated Radeon HD 6310 graphics, 8-channel (7.1) HD audio, Gigabit Ethernet, one PCIe x16 slot (x4 speed), four SATA 6Gbps ports, two USB 3.0 ports, and ten USB 2.0 ports.
The world renowned mainboard and graphics card manufacturer, MSI, today officially announces the first mainboard Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) powered platform, the MSI E350IA-E45. Powered by an E350 APU with 1.6 GHz dual-core CPU and fast DirectX 11 Radeon HD6310 graphics, the E350IA-E45 offers all the features you could expect in the ultimate Home Entertainment Platform: excellent Thermal Design and stability thanks to Japanese made Solid CAP, Full-HD Video connectivity and digital-audio solutions. MSI’s E350-E45 is equipped with both USB 3.0 and SATA 6 Gbps ports to rapidly store and stream your favorite Audio files and Movies and this all in the fit-anywhere Mini-ITX form factor. MSI E350IA-E45, the highest quality Home Entertainment Platform.
Japanese made ALL solid CAP
To provide the best product quality, the E350IA-E45 is equipped with Japanese made All Solid CAP. Solid CAPs have a lifetime of over 12 years under extreme high load. Solid CAPs have a low Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR) meaning they are more efficient and generate less heat, especially the characteristics you want from a small and powerful mainboard.
USB 3.0 and SATA 6 Gbps next-gen data speeds
To support the ever increasing demand for faster data storage, the E350IA-E45 is equipped with the latest USB 3.0 and SATA 6 Gbps ports. USB 3.0 drives are up to 10x faster than USB 2.0 drives and, like SATA 6 Gbps ensure the quickest possible file transfer speeds with the latest drives.
The MSI E350IA-E45 has the flexibility of all the connectivity you need to set up a true Home Entertainment Platform. With HDMI support you can directly connect to your T.V. or Display and enjoy accelerated and enhanced HD video and 7.1 Channel audio. For the true audiophiles the E350IA-E45 features Optical and Coaxial SPDIF connectors for connection to a great audio system.
Winki 3, the most user-friendly Operating System
With the latest series of MSI mainboards, MSI offers the user-friendly Winki 3 operating environment, which allows users to surf the Web, create documents, edit photos, send instant messages or chat with Skype without running Windows. In the case of a hard-disk failure, Winki 3’s built-in HDD recovery program can help you to restore or back-up your valuable data.
i-Charger: Fast USB Charging
MSI i-Charger technology allows faster USB charging of devices like an iPad. Now you can sync your media with your iPad and quickly charge it to take your personal companion on the road in no-time.