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    ECS Reveals its First Motherboard with the AMD Kabini – KBN-I



     New Power Efficient Mini-ITX Motherboard with an Integrated Jaguar Processor

     

    18th Jun 2013, Taipei, Taiwan - Elitegroup Computer Systems(ECS)

    reveals its latest Mini-ITX motherboard familyKBN-Ifeaturing the world 1st Quad Core SoC (system-on-a-chip) processor with the newest “Jaguar” 28 nanometer architecture. The ECS KBN-I integrated AMD Quad Core A6-5200 APU with AMD Radeon HD 8400 Graphics, supporting new generation DirectX 11.1 graphics, and offering 50% longer lifespan performance. The ECS KBN-I with official Windows 8 WHCK certification (Windows Hardware Certification Kit) allows users to take full advantage of the touch browser and function-oriented design of Windows 8. The KBN-I is optimized for home entertainment, general computing productivity, and multimedia applications.

     

                 


    Up to 25% More Power Efficiency

    Designed to save space and energy, the ECS KBN-I is the ideal solution for small-form factor systems, with the AMD Kabini Quad Core SoC processor and maximum of 25W low power consumption. It improves a better power efficiency with up to 25% more power efficiency thru clock gating and unit redesign compared with current generation low power platform. Thanks to new generation design of increasing the amount of core, instructions per clock(IPC), and boost clock speed, the ECS KBN-I reduces energy usage by operating at lower frequencies according to lower power comsumption. The ECS KBN-I also has 9W fanless Heat Sink design, full electrostatic discharge protection and 100% solid capacitors to maximize the reliability and longevity of your system.

     

    Excellent Extension Support

    Even with the Mini-ITX size, ECS KBN-I  preserves the needs of expansion for those who are future-proof minded customers. ECS KBN-I  supports video and storage upgrades with 1 x PCI-E x16, 2 x SATA 6GB/s connections, 2 x USB 3.0 ports and 4 x USB 2.0 ports. For industrial applications, the KBN-I  is equipped with Serial port output (COM). The Mini-PCIe slot is designed for laptops and other small-footprint computer systems and supports Mini-PCI card (one full-card and one half-card) for mini-Wireless, mini-TV tuner and so on. Moreover, users can enjoy high definition media as the KBN-I  supports HD 1080p output including HDMI and standard analog D-Sub VGA output. The KBN-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 the eSF Smart Fan Utility.

     

    About ECS (Elitegroup Computer Systems)

    ECS, the Elitegroup Computer Systems, was established in 1987, and is approaching its 26th year of business. More than two decades, ECS has overcome a great deal of obstacles facing new businesses and has experienced the joy of significant growth and development. Her main focus has expanded to not only motherboards, but also desktop and notebook computers, graphics cards and other mobile products. ECS is strongly committed to develop cutting-edge technology in order to generate innovative products under environmental friendly designs. ECS comprehensive system of quality control provides our clients with reassurance and fosters long term cooperation. Visit http://www.ecs.com.tw to learn more.

     

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