Advansus Rolls Out Q965 TPM-secured Mini-ITX Motherboard

Advansus, a joint-venture company of ASUS and Advantech, unveils the first Q965 Mini-ITX motherboard. This exciting new entry into the Mini-ITX market is scheduled to show-off its full strength at the Embedded Technology 2007 show coming up in Japan.

Best for Gaming & KIOSK
iQ965-CI incorporates the Intel® Q965 Express chipset, which hosts a maximum of 4 GB Dual Channel DDR2 800 SDRAM. The resulting performance boost delivers strong support for Intel® Core(TM)2 processors, up to 1066 MHz. The iQ965-CI sports some very unique features, with an onboard TPM (Trusted Platform Module) security system, dual audio streams (5.1 & 2-CH amplified audio), along with Intel® GMA3000 accelerated graphics. All these special features combine to make the iQ965-CI perfect for security sensitive and Graphics / Audio demanding applications such as gaming, digital signage and entertainment KIOSK.

Advansus Q965 TPM-secured Mini-ITX MotherboardProfessional Graphics
iQ965-CI is powered by the Intel® Q965 chipset that applies the best of FMA (Fast Memory Access) for highly efficient memory access, as well as Intel® GMA 3000 (Graphics Media Accelerator 3000) technology that supports DirectX 9.0c, Pixel Shader 2.0, 256 MB of video memory, and a dual independent display through ADD2 and MEC cards. iQ965-CI accommodates one PCI Express x16 slot that supports various ADD2 VGA / LVDS / DVI / HDMI cards for a secondary display. High speed image transmission ensures that the iQ965-CI is powerful enough for critical image processing applications.

Onboard TPM
iQ965-CI provides a trusted platform for secure transactions with the Infineon SLB 9635 Trusted Platform Module (TPM) chip, which is used to ensure authenticity, integrity and confidentiality in e-commerce transactions and Internet communications.

5.1 & 2-CH Amplified Audio
Consistent with Advansus’s new series Mini-ITX motherboard, iQ965-CI utilizes the latest ALC888 audio codec that supports two independent audio streams: one features 5.1 channel output through the rear audio jacks, and the other offers two channels at five watts per channel of amplified stereo through the front audio jack. Extra audio performance supports the latest gaming, digital signage and multimedia applications. The iQ965-CI also offers plenty of high-speed connectivity, provided through one Gigabit LAN, two SATA, six USB, and two serial ports.

Full-featured Performance
IQ965-CI provides a unique platform that combines TPM security technology and 7.1 amplified audio performance with Intel’s latest system architecture – the Q965 chipset and the Core2 Duo processor. The Advansus iQ965-CI motherboard is manufactured with exceptional longevity in mind, and is backed by intensive technical support. The iQ965-CI Mini-ITX is the top choice for tough commercial grade gaming, digital signage, KIOSK, ATM, Medical, Surveillance and Automation applications.


  • Supports Intel® LGA 775 Core Duo/Core 2 Duo and Pentium® 4/Celeron® D processor
  • Intel® 82965Q Express Chipset
  • Two 240-pin sockets up to 4GB 2-CH DDR2 800 SDRAM
  • Intel® Graphic Media Accelerator 3000
  • Realtek ALC888 5.1-CH & 2-CH Amplified Audio via Independent Audio Streams
  • Realtek RTL8111B PCI-E Gigabit LAN
  • 1 PCI Express x16 Supports ADD2 VGA / DVI / LVDS / HDMI Card
  • 2 COM, 6 USB, 2 SATA
  • TPM (Trusted Platform Module) onboard

About Advansus
Advansus is a joint venture company between ASUSTek and Advantech. The company aims to provide specialized D&MS (Design and Manufacturing Services) to satisfy the demand for system longevity and cost control. In addition to its D&MS business, Advansus delivers a variety of Industrial Motherboards (Nano-ITX, Mini-ITX, MicroATX, and ATX). Customers enjoy products of unprecedented quality. Our cost effective systems highlight durability and offer long term revision control. All Advansus products are supported by continuous technical support from the beginning until the conclusion of each project.