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ECS Reveals its First Motherboard with the Intel NM70 Express Chipset – NM70-I

 Energy Efficient Mini-ITX Motherboard with an Integrated Celeron Processor

 

23 October 2012, Taipei, Taiwan -Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) reveals its latest mini-ITX motherboard NM70-Ifeaturing the new Intel® NM70 Express Chipset. The NM70-I is equipped with an integrated Intel Celeron® 847 or 807 processor to deliver great value and price performance options. With features like full Electrostatic Discharge Protection, Best Power Efficiency platform and full Windows® 8 support, the NM70-I is the best choice for affordable but capable small-form- factor systems. The NM70-I is ideal for desktop PCs, home theater PCs and industrial applications.

 

Energy Efficiency

Designed to save space and energy, the ECS NM70-I is the ideal solution for small-form-factor systems. With the Intel Celeron processor only consuming a maximum of 17W the ECS NM70-I is a low power solution. It features intelligent power management by turning computing functions on only when needed, reducing energy usage by operating at lower frequencies when performance is not necessary. The ECS NM70-I also has electrostatic discharge protection and 100% solid capacitor for the CPU voltage regulator module to maximize the reliability and longevity of your system.

 

Excellent Extension Support

Even with the mini-ITX size of the NM70-I, ECS has kept in mind the expansion needs of future-proof minded customers. The ECS NM70-I supports video and storage upgrades with 1x PCI-E x16 (running at x8) 2.0, 1x 6Gb/s SATA and 3x 3GB/s SATA connections. For industrial applications, the NM70-I is equipped with 2 Serial ports(COM). Moreover, users can enjoy high definition media as the NM70-I supports HD 1080p and Blue-Ray playback. The NM70-I is bundled with additional software including Norton anti-virus, Muzee, Cyberlink Media Suite, and the ECS iEZ utility, which combines eBLU BIOS Live Update Utility, eDLU Drivers Live Update Utility and eSF Smart Fan Utility.

 

Windows 8 Support

The ECS NM70-I with official Windows 8 WHCK (Windows Hardware Certification Kit) certification allows users to take full advantage of the touch browser and function-oriented design of Windows 8. As ECS BIOS and drivers are specially designed for Windows 8, with the NM70-I it is guaranteed that you are ready for Windows 8.  

 

NM70-I

Model Name

NM70-I

NM70-I2

CPU

Intel Celeron 847 & 807

Chipset

Intel NM70 Express Chipset

Memory

1 x DDR3 1333 SO-DIMM

2 x DDR3 1333 LONG-DIMM

Expansion Slot

1 x PCI Express x16 (run at x8 mode)

1 x PCI Express x16 (run at x16 mode)

Storage

1 x SATA 6Gb/s
3 x SATA 3Gb/s

Audio

VIA VT1705 6-Channel HD Audio

LAN

Realtek 8111E Giga LAN or 8105E 10/100 LAN

Rear Panel

4 x USB 2.0
1 x D-SUB (VGA)
1 x DVI or 1 x HDMI
1 x RJ45 LAN connector

Application

Windows 8 Support, iEZ utility (eBLU/ eDLU/ eSF), Multi-Language BIOS
Bundle Software: Norton / Cyberlink PowerDVD & PowerDirector9 / Muzee

Form Factor

Mini-ITX, 170*170mm

 

About ECS

Elitegroup Computer Systems (ECS) has been a pioneer in designing and manufacturing computer motherboards since 1987. Today, the motherboard maker also designs and manufactures desktop PCs, notebooks, servers, motherboards, video cards, wireless solutions and handheld devices for distributors worldwide. Headquartered in Taiwan with operations in North America, Europe, China, Korea and Japan, ECS also has ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certified manufacturing facilities in China.

For more information, please visit ECS at http://www.ecs.com.tw


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