There are however even smaller, less conventional motherboard formats available. Voltage, fan status, and temperature monitoring. Voldenuit It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays. It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays. We mentioned that there are a bunch of headers on the Albatron KI51PV motherboard; these are collections of jumper pins for connecting additional brackets to.

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Specification – Albatron KI51PV User Manual [Page 6]

The performance on the other side is a lot better: The wide variety of video possibilities and the fine support of DirectX 9 make this motherboard into an ideal base for a small Media Ko51pv PC. The board offers space to one DDR memory module. LG HU85L projector needs but two inches to cast a 90″ picture.

Email the author s: To get full functionality, Albatron not only uses the top side, but also placed chips on the down side of the board. The same goes k51pv the TV-out which can be activated with an extra bracket. For the power source there is a standard pins ATX connector on top of the board.

Working with Mini-ITX

Directly next to the CPU-socket and the cooling bracket, which take in most of the space on the board, we find the GeForce north bridge and nVidia nForce south bridge, both hid under one cooler. Voltage, fan status, and temperature monitoring. There are lots out built with PC users in mind, and even more designed primarily for industrial applications.


Furthermore, specialized Mini-ITX cases are also typically quite expensive, as manufacturers are not shipping significant volumes of them. Neutronbeam Zak, you know you can’t validate any of the above details ko51pv first throwing But my dream of owning a powerful Mini-ITX computer is still alive thanks to motherboard maker Albatron.

Headers include two pairs of USB2.

Albatron KI51PV-754 Mini-ITX Motherboard

The biggest challenge set for the HTPC then is to blend and be able to fit in with the rest of your home entertainment devices.

Confusion continues when we move to audio, where the nForce ‘s HD audio capabilities are bypassed in favor of basic AC’ This AMD Athlon64 compatible motherboard could easily replace conventional single purpose devices like a car stereo system, multi camera home security system, or form the backbone of a dedicated network attached storage server, home automation computer, car PC, point of sales terminal or any number of other uses.

Privacy policy and Terms of Use. We do not need to tell anybody that the performance of a Sempron or Athlon 64 is way higher than the performance of a VIA C7. Unfortunately, there are some obvious limitations to the KI51PV such as its processor, memory and add-in graphics card support.

Read on to see if that combination makes this board a hot hatch like the Audi S3 or something that more closely resembles a Yugo. For a long time the marriage between consumer electronics devices and the PC has been touted, however it has taken quite a longer time than expected to actually reach a mainstream market. AMD A motherboards review: Motherboards Previous page Next page.


Compact sizes also make the Mini-ITX motherboard a really versatile x86 platform. Ki51lv the other hand the board offers, thanks to the nVidia chipset, everything you need for a Media Center machine.

LG HU85L projector needs but two inches to cast a 90″ picture. Processor horsepower has always been a problem, and while it would be unfair to expect the performance of a six-liter V8 from a two-door hatchback, you want more ki51pg a one-liter four banger under the hood.

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The essential components of an industrial computer are the same as a regular desktop PC, they’re just more likely to come in a miniaturized package. On the question of computer cases, any standard mid or full-tower desktop case can be used with a Mini-ITX motherboard.

On a more serio The specs Less than square centimeters doesn’t leave much room for onboard components, but the KI51PV still manages to host a decent array of integrated peripherals.

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