Gigabyte launches motherboards with AM1 socket for loose-Kabini APUs




Gigabyte has released two motherboards AMD AM1 socket provided. This makes them suitable for loose-Kabini APU, which reportedly would come. Available in March Until now, AMD’s Kabini only appeared as soldered APU.

Gigabytes AM1M-S2P – and AM1M-S2H motherboards are built around the AMD AM1 socket in a micro-ATX form factor. Both boards can accommodate two DDR3 memory bars and PCI-E 2.0 x16, PCI-E x1, two USB 2.0 ports, two USB 3.0 ports, Gigabit Ethernet and S / PDIF. The S2P version also benefits from an LPT parallel port and a serial com port, while the S2H on hdmi and a second PCI-E x1 interface.

The signs of Gigabyte are among the first with AMD’s Socket AM1. This is the socket that loose-Kabini APU’s support and who will also need to provide to the successor Beema. Place Until now, the only saving Kabini soldered to the socket FS1b appeared in laptops, motherboards and mini-PCs. Kabini can be seen as AMD’s competitor to Intel’s Bay Trail for these segments. In January VR-Zone was already known that in March new loose Kabini dual cores and quad cores based Jaguar cores and TDP of 25W to appear.

Gigabyte GA-AM1M-S2H Gigabyte GA-AM1M-S2H

Gigabyte GA-AM1M-S2P Gigabyte GA-AM1M-S2P

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