Intel (News - Alert) chipset based motherboards have been sweeping the computer markets for many years. Intel has a considerable share in the chipset market along with ARM (News - Alert), and the trend doesn’t appear to be changing as in the coming years more and more companies are manufacturing their motherboards with Intel Chipsets.
One such company is Axiomtek, a provider of PC-based industrial computer products. Recently, the company unveiled MANO881, its new mini-ITX motherboard that makes use of Intel H81 Express chipset. An attractive feature about this product is its socket H3 - LGA1150, which supports the 4th Generation Intel Core (Haswell) processors.
Apart from having an Intel chipset, MANO881 is equipped with other advanced features such as two sockets for DDR3 system memory of up to 16 GB; support for one PCIe x16 slot and integrated with Intel HD 5000 graphics. This is an ideal motherboard for in-vehicle PCs, in-flight entertainment systems, industrial automation systems, gaming devices and others.
Intel Haswell processors provide built-in visual enhancements that offer a smooth, immersive experience for the users. It also provides smart 8-way multitasking, which comes to life when each processor core has to deal with two things at the same time. According to Intel, its Core processor-based PC provides faster data encryption when the user needs it.
“Our new MANO881 is a great choice for customers who need a cost effective and flexible embedded board with rich I/O and powerful performance. It also supports three independent high resolution displays: HDMI, VGA and dual-channel 24-bit LVDS, deliver better graphics and imaging for gaming, medical imaging, DVR, POS, kiosk, and 4K digital signage applications,” said Ken Lin, product manager of Product Planning Division at Axiomtek.
Recently, the company introduced its new network appliance product, the NA-360. This system is loaded with support for the Intel Data Plane Development Kit (Intel DPDK) and Intel QuickAssist Technology.