Embedded Computing


BGA1288 Intel® Core™ i7/i3 Mini-ITX Motherboard w/ Intel® QM57 PCH

Onboard Intel® Core™ i7-610E / i3-330E processor, up to 2.53GHz2x DDR3 DIMM, Max. 8GB, supports ECCSupports CRT, DVI-D, HDMI, LVDS and DisplayPortIntel® 82577LM Gigabit PHY4x SATA II (RAID 0,1), 12x USB 2.0, 4x COM1x Mini PCI-E, 1x PCI-E(x1), 1x PCI

The Intel® Core™ i7-610E processor-based MI957 Mini-ITX motherboard supports the mobile Intel® QM57 Express Chipset. MI957 is designed for applications requiring high-level processing and graphics performance with a long product life such as those in digital signage, gaming, POS, kiosk and multimedia sectors. 

With the 2.53GHz Core™ i7-610E integrated graphics, the MI957 platform offers dual independent display and comes with a wide array of display outputs including CRT, DVI-D, HDMI, 18/24-bit LVDS and Display Port. Integrated graphics support includes features such as DirectX 10, OpenGL 2.1, and Intel® Dynamic Video Memory Technology (Intel® DVMT 5.0). With two DIMM slots, it supports a maximum of 8GB of ECC DDR3 memory. 

Aside from the video ports at the board’s edge, the MI957 motherboard has a single Gigabit Ethernet port, audio and eight USB ports onboard. Other connectivity and expansion features include four COM ports, four SATA II (RAID 0,1) ports, a Mini PCI-E, a PCI-E and a PCI slot. MI957 also comes available with the Intel® Core™ i3-330E 2.13GHz processor.

CPU Intel® Core™ i7-610E 2.53GHz
Intel® Core™ i3-330E 2.16GHz
System Memory 2x DDR3 DIMM, 800/1066MHz, Max. 8GB, supports ECC
System Chipset Intel® QM57 PCH
Watchdog Timer 256 levels
H/W Monitor Yes
Expansion Slots 1x PCI, 1x PCI-E (x1), 1x Mini PCI-E
VGA Controller Intel® Core™ i7-610E / i3-330E integrated
VGA Memory Max. shared memory - 352MB
Display Interface Onboard CRT, DVI-D & 24-bit single channel LVDS, HDMI,
LAN Controller Intel® 82577LM Gigabit LAN
LAN Connector RJ-45 on board
I/O Chipset Fintek F81865-I
1x KB, 1x mouse, 1x LPT,
3x RS-232, 1x RS-232/422/485, 4x SATA II
USB 4 ports on board
Pin header for 8 ports (USB 2.0)
Audio Intel® QM57 built-in audio w/ Realtek ALC888 codec for 5.1CH
Others Digital I/O (4-in/4-out), +12V DC In
Dimensions 170mm x 170mm (6.7" x 6.7")
Max. Power Requirement Intel® Core™ i5-540 2.52MHz
w/ 2x 1GB DDR3-1333
+12V: 4.24A
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)
MI957-i3 Intel® Core™ i3-330E (2.13GHz) QM57 MiniITX motherboard
w/ VGA, DVI, HDMI, DP and Gigabit LAN
MI957-i7 Intel® Core™ i7-610E (2.53GHz) QM57 MiniITX motherboard
w/ VGA, DVI, HDMI, DP and Gigabit LAN, iAMT 6.0

Model Chipset Video Audio Network Others
MI957 Intel QM57Windows XP, Vista & 7 Intel Core i3/i5/i7Windows XP Windows Vista & 7 Realtek ALC888Windows XP, Vista & 7 Intel 82577LMWindows XP, Vista & 7 Intel iAMT 6.0Windows XP, Vista & 7 Intel RAID/AHCI Windows XP, Vista & 7