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COLORFUL Launches CVN B660I Mini-ITX Motherboards

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Colorful Technology Company Limited, a professional manufacturer of graphics cards, motherboards, all-in-one gaming and multimedia solutions, and high-performance storage, introduces the CVN B660I GAMING FROZEN and CVN B660I GAMING Mini-ITX motherboards as the latest addition to the CVN Series motherboards for the 12th generation Intel Core processors. The GAMING FROZEN motherboard features a white PCB from front to back, complemented with silver CVN cooling armor heatsinks.

The CVN B660I motherboards are perfect for small-form-factor PC enthusiasts seeking a compact powerhouse. The Mini-ITX motherboard sports an 8+1 Dr MOS power phase design and two DDR4 DIMM slots support up to 64 GB dual-channel capacity, and up to DDR4-4600 (OC) frequency. The motherboard features dual M.2 slots (PCIe 4.0 + PCIe 3.0), supporting up to two NVMe SSDs for storage.



Dual M.2 Slots
Both the CVN B660I GAMING FROZEN and CVN B660I GAMING motherboards come with two M.2 slots. At the front is a PCIe Gen4x4 M.2 2280 slot with CVN Cooling Armor that provides improved passive cooling to NVMe SSDs. At the back is a PCIe Gen3x4 M.2 2280 slot for PCIe Gen3 NVMe SSDs to provide high-speed storage for gaming and productivity.

Redesigned BIOS UI
The Z690 and B660 Series feature a newly redesigned BIOS user interface (UI) that aims to make navigation easier and more intuitive. Quick overclocking features can now be found in one tab. For advanced users, advanced overclocking modes and tweaks are also found under the Advanced tab. Monitoring, Fan Profile, Smart Fan Control, and general hardware info are organized and simplified on the BIOS homepage.

High-Speed Connectivity
The CVN B660I GAMING FROZEN is fitted with the latest connectivity features including a 2.5 GbE port and Wi-Fi 6 for fast wired and wireless connection. The motherboards also come with a USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-C port that the rear I/O along with four USB 2.0 ports and two USB 3.2 ports. The motherboards also have a USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-C header for USB-C ports of the desktop chassis.

Pricing and Availability
The COLORFUL CVN B660I GAMING FROZEN and CVN B660I GAMING motherboards are now available at partner resellers on select regions for FROZEN USD $159 and Gaming USD $154 MSRP, respectively.



To learn more, please visit the product pages of the COLORFUL CVN B660I GAMING FROZEN and CVN B660I GAMING.

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Doesn't look very COLORFUL to me, with that monochrome color scheme.
 
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*Very* good looking little board. Other than the Sportsball-styled 66 in the corner.
I know black is more practical, but 'white metal' is just too damned beautiful.
Any chance at an AMD platform version?
 
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Colorful makes good products it's just sad I cannot get them in my country unless I want to pay import tax with extra tax hurra for the system :banghead:

I also been looking at Maxsun's MS-iCraft B550M WiFi but this is also expensive like £305 :banghead:
 
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Shiney and Silvery. That....is....weird.

I get the distinct impression their marketing team consists of small children focusing on even smaller children!

The boards small, so there is that I guess.
 
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*Very* good looking little board. Other than the Sportsball-styled 66 in the corner.
I know black is more practical, but 'white metal' is just too damned beautiful.
Any chance at an AMD platform version?

That's not a "sportsball" reference, but rather a aircraft carrier deck number. The "CVN" designation (i.e. Aircraft Carrier, Nuclear) kinda gives it away.
 
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I love the text next to the CPU socket: "COLORFUL VERY NICE". Who needs better marketing than this? :roll:
 
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All Colorful mobos that I tested were pretty solid ... except for RAM support. Higher capacity or higher frequency RAM almost never works and motherboards can't read XMP profiles correctly on most memory kits. About the same is with recent Biostar motherboards.
 
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That's not a "sportsball" reference, but rather a aircraft carrier deck number. The "CVN" designation (i.e. Aircraft Carrier, Nuclear) kinda gives it away.
They messed up the font or something then. I'm a nerd for militaria and the first thing that came to mind was the number on the back of a jersey. Looks more 'bro' than industrial or martial.
 
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Nicely looking, but lack of USB 3.2 and BIOS Flashback. Even no USB 3.1. Type C is USB 3.0 either.

Audio is undisclosed, which is likely to be some of poor cheapest Realtek - ALC887 or ALC892.


Colorful makes good products it's just sad I cannot get them in my country
They have official store on AliExpress
 
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Yes.. let's make a board with the number of a super carrier, but it's ITX..
 
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B660 has 2 USB 3.2 ports and 4 USB 3.1 ports. They could ditch USB 3.0 in favor of USB 3.2 ports and some USB 2.0 in favor of USB 3.1.

And mini-ITX is actually pretty large form factor. It's 170x170. There are a lot of several times smaller boards with far more than that.

BIOS Flashback is a must have nowadays. I don't even consider boards without it. Gigabyte B660I Aorus Pro has 2 USB 3.1 ports and BIOS Flashback.
 

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that board.... actually does look good. I mean i would have expected some rainbow puke shit like other stuff they have but aesthetically i really like it. Question is how it performs? hopefully it does well
 
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just a side note....

CVN: Chinese VLBI Network, a network of large antennas and part of European VLBI Network (EVN).

So do you think this is related to these mobo's ? Oh do tell !
 
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