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Advansus unveils Intel Q965 Mini-ITX motherboard

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Advansus,  a joint-venture company of ASUS and Advantech, unveils Q965 MiniITX motherboard. This exciting new entry into the MiniITX market is scheduled to show-off its full strength at the Embedded Technology 2007 show coming up in Japan.

Best for gaming and Kiosk:

iQ965-CI incorporates the Intel Q965 Express chipset, which hosts a maximum of 4 GB Dual Channel DDR2 800 SDRAM. The resulting performance boost delivers strong support for Intel Core2 processors, up to 1066 MHz.

The iQ965-CI sports some unique features, with an onboard TPM (Trusted Platform Module) security system, dual audio streams (5.1 & 2-CH amplified audio), along with Intel GMA3000 accelerated graphics.

All these special features combine to make the iQ965-CI perfect for security sensitive and Graphics / Audio demanding applications such as gaming, digital signage and entertainment Kiosk.

Professional graphics:

iQ965-CI is powered by the Intel Q965 chipset that applies the best of FMA (Fast Memory Access) for highly efficient memory access, as well as Intel GMA 3000 (Graphics Media Accelerator 3000) technology that supports DirectX 9.0c, Pixel Shader 2.0, 256 MB of video memory, and a dual independent display through ADD2 and MEC cards.

iQ965-CI accommodates one PCI Express x16 slot that supports various ADD2 VGA / LVDS / DVI / HDMI cards for a secondary display. High speed image transmission ensures that the iQ965-CI is powerful enough for critical image processing applications.

Onboard TPM:

iQ965-CI provides a trusted platform for secure transactions with the Infineon SLB 9635 Trusted Platform Module (TPM) chip, which is used to ensure authenticity, integrity and confidentiality in e-commerce transactions and Internet communications.

5.1 and 2-CH amplified audio:

Consistent with Advansus's new series Mini-ITX motherboard, iQ965-CI utilizes the new ALC888 audio codec that supports two independent audio streams: one features 5.1 channel output through the rear audio jacks, and the other offers two channels at five watts per channel of amplified stereo through the front audio jack. Extra audio performance supports the latest gaming, digital signage and multimedia applications. The iQ965-CI also offers plenty of high-speed connectivity, provided through one Gigabit LAN, two SATA, six USB, and two serial ports.

Full-featured performance:

IQ965-CI provides a unique platform that combines TPM security technology and 7.1 amplified audio performances with Intel’s latest system architecture – the Q965 chipset and the Core2 Duo processor.

The Advansus iQ965-CI motherboard is manufactured with exceptional longevity in mind, and is backed by intensive technical support. The iQ965-CI Mini-ITX is the top choice for tough commercial grade gaming, digital signage, KIOSK, ATM, Medical, Surveillance and Automation applications.


  • Supports Intel LGA 775 Core Duo/Core 2 Duo and Pentium 4/Celeron D processor
  • Intel 82965Q Express chipset
  • Two 240-pin sockets up to 4GB 2-CH DDR2 800 SDRAM
  • Intel graphic media accelerator 3000
  • Realtek ALC888 5.1-CH & 2-CH amplified audio via independent audio streams
  • Realtek RTL8111B PCI-E Gigabit LAN
  • 1 PCI Express x16 supports ADD2 VGA / DVI / LVDS / HDMI card
  • 2 COM, 6 USB, 2 SATA
  • TPM (Trusted Platform Module) onboard

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