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Biostar Launches the AMD-Powered A68I-350 DELUXE mini-ITX Motherboard

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Taiwan-based Biostar Microtech has this week introduced the A68I-350 DELUXE, a HTPC-friendly mini-ITX motherboard based around AMD's Brazos 2.0 platform. This 17 by 17 cm board is powered by the AMD A68 chipset and comes equipped with one E-350D processor (two cores @ 1.6 GHz, Radeon HD 6310 Graphics), two DDR3-1066 memory slots, three SATA 6.0 Gbps ports, one PCI-Express x16 (x4 electrical) slot, Gigabit Ethernet, 5.1-channel audio, two USB 3.0 connectors and two display outputs (D-Sub and HDMI).

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E2-1800

Why not give the board an E2-1800 Brazos 2.0 APU, if this is supposed to be a deluxe board, or at least an E450 APU. They could of at least made it passive as well, bet that fan is noisy as hell under load.
 
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DVI, where are you? No, I don't want an HDMI dongle that can't drive a high res screen.
 
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This is a joke right?
 
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Urghh...
I´d rather want a mITX AM3+ board with 990X chipset...
 
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To all of you guys that are paying attention to this part:
Also pay attention to this one:
has a recommended price tag of 66 Euro
Doesn't make sense, but yeah, it's there. I would hardly call any motherboard below 100€ "DELUXE", but whatever...
For its price, it isn't that bad.
 

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this is the cheapest 350 mini itx board there man!
 
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Actually, for the price, it's pretty damn good! I'd buy one. It's not perfect but what do you expect for 66 euro?
 
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Great lil' package here! Even has a PCIe slot ffs! 66€ :)
 

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Great lil' package here! Even has a PCIe slot ffs! 66€ :)
A lot of APUs have the 16x slot running at 4x electrical. I wouldn't call this "Deluxe" though. I would call it "Econo-board".