Embedded Computing


rPGA988 Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3 / Celeron® Mini-ITX Motherboard w/ Intel® QM57/HM55 PCH

Supports Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3/ Celeron® 32nm processors2x DDR3 SO-DIMM (w/o ECC), Max. 8GBSupports CRT, LVDS and dual DVI-D (dual display)2x Gigabit LAN 4x SATA II, 10x USB 2.0, 4x COM1x Mini PCI-E, 1x PCI-E(x1), 1x PCIRAID, Optional AMT

The Intel® QM57-based MI953 Mini-ITX motherboard is designed for multimedia, gaming, POS, kiosk and demanding applications requiring reliable performance. MI953 supports Intel® Core™ i7 and Core™ i5 processors and a maximum of 8GB of non ECC unbuffered DDR3 memory – with DDR3 pegged at 800 and 1066 MHz speeds. 

Equipped with Intel® Turbo Boost technology and Intel® Hyper-Threading technology and built on new Intel 32nm process technology, Intel Core i7 and Core i5 processors provide users with reliable performance and power efficiency. The Intel QM57 Express chipset built to accompany on-package graphics processors, enables the IBASE MI953 platform to offer a wide array of display interface connections encompassing VGA CRT, DVI-I, DVI-D and 24-bit dual channel LVDS that will suit your display output requirement. 

The 170mm x 170mm MI953 motherboard has all of the essential connectivity features such as ten USB 2.0 ports, four COM ports, four SATA II ports and dual Gigabit Ethernet connections, while expansion slots on board include Mini PCI-E, PCI-E and PCI. The built-in high definition 7.1-channel audio is aided by a Realtek ALC888 codec. 

CPU rPGA988 for Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3/ Celeron® processors
System Memory 2x DDR3 SO-DIMM, Max. 8GB
System Chipset Intel® QM57/HM55 PCH
Watchdog Timer 256 levels
H/W Monitor Yes
Expansion Slots 1x PCI, 1x PCI-E (x1), 1x Mini PCI-E (x1)
VGA Controller Intel® Core™ i7 / i5 / i3 / Celeron® integrated
VGA Memory Max. shared memory - 352MB
Display Interface Supports CRT, 2x DVI-D & 24-bit dual channel LVDS
LAN Controller Intel® 82577LM Gigabit LAN
Intel® 82574L PCI-E Gigabit LAN
LAN Connector Dual RJ-45 on board
I/O Chipset Fintek F81865-I
1x Keyboard, 1x mouse,
3x RS232, 1x RS-232/422/485, 4x SATA II (3.0Gb/sec.)
USB 6 ports on board
Pin header for 4 ports (USB 2.0)
Audio Built-in HD audio w/ Realtek ALC892 codec for 7.1CH
Others Digital I/O (4-in/4-out)
Dimensions 170mm x 170mm (6.7" x 6.7")
Max. Power Requirement Intel® Core™ i5-520M 2.4GHz w/ 2x 2GB DDR3-1066
+12V: 2.03A
+5V: 4.53A
+3.3V: 1.14A
Operating Temperature 0°C~60°C (32°F~140°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C~80°C (-4°F~176°F)
Relative Humidity 90% (non-condensing @60°C)
MI953F rPGA988 QM57 Mini-ITX motherboard w/ VGA, dual DVI & dual Gigabit LAN, RAID, EuP/ErP compliant
MI953AF rPGA988 QM57 Mini-ITX motherboard w/ VGA, dual DVI & dual Gigabit LAN, AMT (6.0), RAID
MI953 rPGA988 HM55 Mini-ITX motherboard w/ VGA, dual DVI & dual Gigabit LAN, EuP/ErP compliant

Model Chipset Video Audio Network Others
MI953 Intel QM57/HM55Windows XP, Vista & 7  Intel Core i3/i5/i7Windows XP Windows Vista & 7 Realtek ALC892Windows XP, Vista & 7 Intel 82577LM / Intel 82574LWindows XP, Vista & 7 Intel iAMT 6.0Windows XP, Vista & 7 Intel RAID/AHCI Windows XP, Vista & 7