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In terms of configuration, the IMB-1216 Mini-ITX is available with an optional Intel dual-core/quad-core Whiskey Lake processor with integrated Intel UHD Graphics 620 core graphics, a thermal design power (TDP) of only 15W, and flexible scalability.
The motherboard supports up to 32GB of DDR4-2400 memory, M.2-2280SSD(PCIe 3.0 x4 or SATA) and two SATA 2.5-inch storage devices.
On the network side, it comes with an 802.11 Wi-Fi + Bluetooth module based on CNVi (M.2-2230 slot), a dual Gigabit Ethernet card (Intel I219LM + Realtek RTL8111G), and a 4G / LTE card slot.
The memory slot is a common SO-DIMM on notebooks and all-in-ones, and the back space is also fully utilized.
As an embedded product, IMB-1216 motherboard also provides a wealth of internal connectors, such as eDP, LVDS, VGA, serial, parallel port, GPIO, USB 2.0, five USB 3.0 (including an internal), 3.5mm audio input / output.
In addition, the motherboard supports up to three external monitors (VGA + DisplayPort 1.2 + HDMI 2.0). In terms of safety and reliability, ASRock stated that it provides a Trusted Module (TPM) connector, supports Watchdog Time, and operates at 0 to 60 °C.
As for compatibility, the motherboard can run various versions.WindowsAnd Linux distributions. In view of the different prices of Intel Whiskey Lake processors, ASRock has not announced the specific price of IMB-1216 embedded motherboards.
For reference, the wholesale price of thousands of Intel CPUs ranges from $107 to $409.