Kontron Releases Flex-ATX Motherboard w/ AMD R-Series APUThu, Dec 06, 2012 - 7:11 AM
Kontron recently announced the feature-packed, yet highly cost-efficient, embedded Flex-ATX motherboard KTA75/Flex based on the new AMD Embedded R-Series Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) and the AMD A75 controller hub. It is designed for graphics intensive and highly parallel embedded computing applications and provides outstanding, long-term stability and reliability due to its sophisticated board layout with long-term stable solid capacitors and a high-quality selection of components. With its integrated discrete-class AMD Radeon HD 7000 Series Graphics it delivers leading edge 3D/HD graphics and accelerated processing capabilities together with the ability to drive up to four displays simultaneously, either as independent displays, or as a single large surface. This makes the long-term available Kontron KTA75M/Flex an ideal solution for applications requiring high graphics and/or parallel computing performance in markets such as industrial automation, medical, and POS/POI, digital signage as well as gaming.
The Kontron embedded Flex-ATX motherboard KTA75/Flex offers a maximum of 32 GB RAM. It is available with dual-core and quad-core AMD Embedded R-Series APUs up to the R-464L (2.3 GHz, 3.2 GHz in turbo mode) delivering an optimized balance between performance and power consumption. Connections for video include 2x DisplayPort (DP) and 1x VGA. Additional displays can be connected either via DP “daisy chain” or with an optional DP add-on card. In terms of expansion cards it features 1x Gen 2.0 PCI Express x16 PEG port and 1x Gen 2.0 PCI Express x4 slot, 4x USB 3.0, 10x USB 2.0, and 2x GbE-LAN allowing for extensive peripheral and networking options. A wide range of storage media can be connected via the five SATA600 interfaces with RAID 0/1 functionality and one mSATA (mini-SATA) socket for state-of-the-art, on-board SSD.