Backplane Systems Technology has announced the release of iBase's MI957 Intel Core i7-610E processor-based Mini-ITX motherboard with the mobile Intel QM57 Express Chipset.
The MI957 Mini-ITX motherboards are designed for applications requiring high-level processing and graphics performance with a long product life such as those in digital signage, gaming, POS, kiosk and multimedia sectors.
Featuring the 2.53GHz Core i7-610E integrated graphics, the MI957 platform offers support for dual independent displays and comes with a wide array of display outputs including CRT, DVI-D, HDMI, 18/24-bit LVDS and a display port.
Integrated graphics support includes features such as DirectX 10, OpenGL 2.1 and Intel Dynamic Video Memory Technology (Intel DVMT 5.0). With two DIMM slots, it supports a maximum of 8GB of ECC DDR3 memory.
Aside from the video ports at the board's edge, the MI957 Mini-ITX motherboard has a single Gigabit Ethernet port, audio and 8x USB ports onboard. Other connectivity and expansion features include 4x COM ports, 4x SATA II (RAID 0,1) ports, 1x Mini PCI-E, 1x PCI-E and 1x PCI slot.
The MI957 also provides the option of an onboard Intel Core i3-330E 2.13GHz processor.