With the socketed version of Kabini formally announced by AMD, motherboard manufacturers are in full swing in announcing their line up to AMD’s budget range. AMD’s goal is to get the Kabini platform to $60 for motherboard and processor, which cuts into motherboard margins and does not often leave much room for innovation. ASRock is doing something a little different on one of their motherboards which is worth a closer examination. AM1H-ITX First up is the AM1H-ITX, a mini-ITX motherboard that is equipped with two ways of implementing power. Users can either use a traditional power supply, or use a DC-In jack that draws power from a standard 19V laptop power adaptor: In terms of small form factor systems, this removes the need for...

ASUS’ AMD AM1 Approach: AM1I-A and AM1M-A Announced

Hot on the heels of the AMD announcement regarding socketed Kabini systems, ASUS has released information on two of their main contenders in this segment. While AMD are...

26 by Ian Cutress on 3/5/2014

Socketed Kabini Processors Rumored For March

We saw some socketed Kabini motherboards at CES this year from MSI, and Chinese VR-Zone has published some interesting numbers regarding processors that are predicted to be on sale...

7 by Ian Cutress on 1/29/2014

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