ITOX Rolls Out EL330-DR micro-ATX Motherboard with Intel Q45 Express

ITOX, a leading provider of embedded x86 products and the United States affiliate of DFI-ACP, introduced the EL330-DR micro-ATX form factor motherboard utilizing the new Intel® Q45 Express chipset with Intel® I/O Controller Hub 10DO. This new embedded board supports the 45nm Intel® Core[tm]2 Quad processor Q9400 with up to 6MB of shared L2 cache and up to 1333 MHz Front Side Bus (FSB), delivering high-performance computing in multi-threaded and multitasking environments.

ITOX EL330-DR micro-ATX Motherboard with Intel Q45 Express chipset“Many customers demand the latest technology platform for their new product development applications,” said Andy Lu, Managing Director of DFI, one of the world’s “Top 10″ manufacturers of motherboards.

“The new Q45 Express chipset will enable ITOX to fulfill customer requirements with long-life, revision-controlled motherboards used in demanding applied computing and x86 embedded systems applications.”

“The Intel Q45 Express chipset and Intel Core2 Quad processor Q9400 provide outstanding performance and energy efficiency for embedded markets,” said Ryan Parker, director of marketing, Embedded Computing Division, Intel. “Embedded designers seeking to use the latest Intel® platform technology in their applications can streamline product development and help speed time to market by incorporating products based on Intel® architecture, such as the DFI-ACP EL330-DR micro-ATX motherboard.”

The EL330-DR microATX platform supports Intel® Trusted Execution Technology (Intel® TXT) to protect against software based attacks, and safeguard the confidentiality and integrity of data stored or created on an embedded system. In addition, this industrial motherboard features an integrated Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 4500, with the latest graphics technology to enhance multi-media applications. Maximum performance is leveraged with up to 8GB of DDR3 800 MHz or 1066 MHz memory and two PCI-Express Gigabit Ethernet controllers. The EL330-DR also provides 4 Serial ATA ports with speed up to 3Gb/s, 1 UltraDMA 100 controller supporting two IDE devices, 8 USB 2.0 ports, 2 Serial COM ports, 1 PCI Express x16 slot, 1 PCI Express x8 slot, and 2 PCI slots.

The EL330-DR micro-ATX motherboard is ideal for demanding applied computing and x86 embedded systems applications including voice messaging, medical electronics, industrial control, security & surveillance, telecommunications, ATM/POS, digital signage, gaming and kiosk systems. It also has guaranteed availability for seven years to continually save customers the time and expense associated with additional product testing and verification processes.

EL330-DR Features:

  • Micro-ATX form factor
  • Intel® CoreTM2 Quad processor Q9400, Intel® CoreTM2 Duo processors and Intel® Celeron® processor 440 Compatibility
  • Intel® Q45 Express chipset with Intel® I/O Controller Hub 10 DO
  • Up to 8GB DDR3 800/1066 MHz Memory
  • Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 4500
  • 2 Gbit LAN Controllers
  • 2 COM Ports
  • 8 USB Ports
  • 4 Serial ATA Interfaces (3Gb/s)
  • 1 UltraDMA 100 IDE Controller (Supports 2 devices)
  • RAID 0, 1, 5 & 10 Disk Configuration Support
  • 1 PCI Express x16 slot
  • 1 PCI Express x8 slot
  • 2 PCI slots
  • Integrated 24-bit Audio with S/PDIF Input/Output

Product Availability
Samples of the ITOX EL330-DR micro-ATX form factor motherboard are available now. List Price: $390 (For OEM and volume pricing, please call 732-390-2815 or email sales@itox.com.)

About DFI-ACP
Established in 1981, DFI has been the leader in cutting edge computing technology worldwide. With more than 27 years of experience, DFI is not only a major manufacturer of up-to-date commercial motherboards for the PC market, but is also the leader in producing strict revision control and long life availability products for the embedded industry. DFI-ACP is the embedded computing products division of DFI, Inc., chartered with the sole responsibility of supporting board and system level designs for light industrial and specialized OEM applications. For more information, contact DFI-ACP at dfi-acp.sales@dfi.com.tw.

About ITOX Applied Computing
Headquartered in East Brunswick, New Jersey, ITOX Applied Computing is the United States affiliate of DFI-ACP. Since its founding in 1987, the company has been recognized in the U.S. markets as a leading supplier of x86 embedded motherboards and SBCs for use in light industrial and special OEM environments including voice messaging, medical electronics, industrial control, security & surveillance, telecommunications, ATM/POS, digital signage, gaming and kiosk systems. As an independent ISO 9001:2000 registered firm, ITOX provides and supports both standard and custom-designed products in form-factors ranging from ATX through Mini-ITX, ECX. EPIC and COM Express. ITOX is committed to supporting customer requirements and continues to provide motherboards incorporating legacy ISA slots, along with PCI, PCI-X and PCI Express bus support. For more information, contact ITOX at sales@itox.com or call 888-200-4869 (732-390-2815 Outside USA) Ext. 6712.