Mini-ITX Motherboard leverages Intel QM77 Express Chipset.

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Supporting Intel® Core(TM) i7/i5 processors, 170 x 170 mm MI970 leverages Intel QM77 Express Chipset with integrated hardware-assisted security and manageability features. Dual DDR3 SO-DIMM sockets support 16 GB max system memory, and display interfaces include DVI-I, DVI-D, DisplayPort, and 24-bit dual-channel LVDS. In addition expansion via one PCIe(x16) and 2 Mini PCIe(x1) slots, connectivity is fostered with 8x USB 2.0, 4x USB 3.0, 4x COM, 4x SATA II, and 2x SATA III interfaces.

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IBASE Unveils New MI970 Mini-ITX Motherboard Based on the Mobile Intel® QM77 Express Chipset

Taipei, Taiwan - IBASE Technology Inc. (TASDAQ: 8050), a world-leading manufacturer of industrial motherboards and embedded systems, unveils the new MI970 Mini-ITX motherboard with the Intel QM77 Express Chipset, providing support for both the 3rd and 2nd generation Intel® Core(TM) processor families. The board is suitable for a wide range of applications such as gaming, medical, industrial automation, kiosk, digital signage and ATM machines.

"There is a demand in the market for PCs to have capabilities that allow them to be remotely maintained, managed and protected," said Wilson Lin, Senior Manager of IBASE Product Marketing Dept. "Equipped with the latest mobile Intel Chipset QM77 chipset, our MI970 takes advantage of the hardware-assisted security and manageability features integrated in the chipset, such as Intel AMT 8.0, TPM 1.2 and Intel vPro." These features enable professionals to quickly troubleshoot and repair systems remotely, as well as remotely power on/off devices to reduce energy consumption. Its iSMART technology improves environmental performance by allowing start/shutdown scheduling and power resume to make systems more energy efficient.

MI970 has two DDR3 SO-DIMM sockets to support up to 16GB of system memory. Four display interfaces provided include DVI-I, DVI-D, DisplayPort and 24-bit dual channel LVDS. It features advanced technologies including USB 3.0 and SATA III connectivity to deliver unprecedented performance and speed. Expansion is available with one PCI-E(x16) and two Mini PCI-E(x1) slots. Dimensions are 170mm by 170mm.


· Supports 3rd Generation Intel® Core(TM) i7/i5 processors
· 2x DDR3 SO-DIMM, Max. 16GB
· iSMART - for EuP/ErP power saving, auto-scheduler and power resume
· Supports DVI-I/DVI-D/LVDS/DisplayPort displays
· Dual Intel® PCI-E Gigabit LAN
· 8x USB 2.0, 4x USB 3.0, 4x COM, 4x SATA II, 2x SATA III
· 1x PCI-E(x16), 2x Mini PCI-E(x1)
· AMT 8.0, TPM 1.2, vPro, Watchdog timer, Digital I/O, RAID

About IBASE Technology
Founded in 2000, IBASE Technology (TASDAQ: 8050) is an ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 certified company that specializes in the design and manufacturing of industrial PC products. IBASE's R&D team is composed of talented hardware and software engineers - 50% with over 10 years and 45% with 5 to 10 years of experience in their respective fields. Current product offerings from IBASE include various single board computers, Mini-ITX boards, industrial motherboards, Disk-Size SBC, ETX CPU modules, embedded systems and network appliance for different applications in the automation, digital signage, gaming, entertainment, medical, military and networking markets. IBASE also provides OEM/ODM services tailoring products to customers' requirements. For more information, please visit

IBASE Technology Inc. is an Associate Member of the Intel® Intelligent Systems Alliance, a community of communications and embedded developers and solution providers. For more information, please visit

Intel and Intel Core are registered trademarks of Intel Corporation in the United States and other countries.

Contact Information:
IBASE Technology Inc.
11F, No. 3-1, Yuan Qu St., Nankang, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C. (Nankang Software Park)
Tel: 886-2-26557588 Fax: 886-2-26557388
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