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Intel Displays LGA-1156 Mini-ITX Motherboard

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At the IDF 2009 event, Intel showed of the fruition of the platform component rearrangement socket LGA-1156 strives for, by relocating the northbridge to the processor package. On display was the company's newest mini-ITX socket LGA-1156 motherboard that is full-featured, complete with Intel Flexible Display Interface support. Based on the Intel H57 chipset, the motherboard supports Intel Core i3, Core i5, and Core i7 processors based on the socket. Its two DDR3 DIMM slots provide dual-channel memory interface.

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That's agreat addition to the ITX league. Interesting to see what price tag this one comes out with as with these babies able to load all the newest cores & room for add-on cards, possibly, a GPU, these are up for grabs! Thanx for the great info brother, CHEERS!
 
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That is awesome, I can't wait to get my hands on one of those :D Hopefully zotac will be making an 1156 or even 1366 ITX version too, that would be even better.
 

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Excellent! A worthy successor to the Zotac Geforce 9300 I have :)
It would be awesome to have an i7 in such a tiny box
 
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What's the little black slot behind the lan connector? Is it a mini PCI-E or perhaps a slot for a SSD to increase boot times?
 

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Good work Intel!
 
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I want one badly.
 
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Cool. I also hope they do a successor to their Q45 mITX board (has DVI-D + DVI-I).
 
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What's the little black slot behind the lan connector? Is it a mini PCI-E or perhaps a slot for a SSD to increase boot times?
Good question. The slot has latches, which Mini PCI Express cards don't use. Mini PCI cards use latches; however, that slot appears to be keyed, and Mini PCI cards aren't. Maybe it's for adding dedicated memory for the on-board video?
 

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#10
What's the little black slot behind the lan connector? Is it a mini PCI-E or perhaps a slot for a SSD to increase boot times?

Good question. The slot has latches, which Mini PCI Express cards don't use. Mini PCI cards use latches; however, that slot appears to be keyed, and Mini PCI cards aren't. Maybe it's for adding dedicated memory for the on-board video?
its actually a derivative of intel's turbo memory - same concept if im not mistaken


EDIT : here ya go

http://www.techpowerup.com/101956/B...nd_P57_Chipset_Get_The_Axe_Sources_Claim.html
 
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Intel turbo boost much?
 
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this is where intel dominating the processor market comes into play, gives them the time and money to give us sweet shit like this :p
 
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Is there a LV passive cooled CPU that will fit this? If so, this is going to be my next mini server build.
 

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What's the little black slot behind the lan connector? Is it a mini PCI-E or perhaps a slot for a SSD to increase boot times?
Intel Braidwood slot. I'm not sure it will make it to production boards, so it isn't talked about.
 
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hmmm, this could work nicely in my Mac LC2
 
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Its beautiful. *tear in my eye*
 
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Is there a LV passive cooled CPU that will fit this? If so, this is going to be my next mini server build.
Would be nice if the Xeon L3426 is supported, 45w TDP and 2/2/9/10 Turbo Boost.

I think I found the platform for my Nes-puter. Also, my wife saw the board and said she needed to upgrade to the blue Intel board from her orange/yellow DFI..
 
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Yep, that is just what I'd like to do... perhaps need to underclock it a bit; in a mITX case 45W is still a bit on the high side for passive.
 

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This to me is the golden use for the 1156 socket, owning an X58 already that is.

Can you imagine a i3-i7 with 4gb of ddr3 and a mid range gfx card on this... wow. I've been considering a tiny build for a while, and this is suuuuper tempting.
 

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Yep, that is just what I'd like to do... perhaps need to underclock it a bit; in a mITX case 45W is still a bit on the high side for passive.
I'm running a 95w Q9400 passive in the Sugo SG05 (well, not quite passive because of the front fan) with a Cooler Master GeminII, load temps are around 50C
 

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this + a slim ATI 5 series card = one shithot lan machine.
 
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omg im gonna get one to put on my key ring.
 

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OMG!! Sooo Frikkin awesome:eek:
dunno what to do with one tho:D