ASRock IMB-A8000 industrial Ryzen Embedded 8000 mini-ITX motherboard takes up to 96GB DDR5 RAM

ASRockI MB A8000 Mini ITX Industrial Motherboard

ASRock Industrial recently launched the IMB-A8000, an industrial and embedded motherboard in a mini-ITX form factor. As an embedded motherboard, it is powered by AMD Ryzen Embedded 8000 series APU which features 8 cores and 16 threads, built with 4nm technology, and including a 16 TOPS AI accelerator. The motherboard supports up to 96GB of dual-channel DDR5-5600MHz memory and includes one 2.5GbE LAN port and one GbE LAN port. With a wide temperature range of -20ºC to 70ºC this motherboard can be used in applications like manufacturing, robotics, machine vision, and more. Previously we have seen SolidRun introduce the Bedrock R8000 industrial PC built around the Ryzen Embedded 8000 APU family. Other than that we have written about other Ryzen Embedded mini-ITX motherboards/SBCs such as the Flex Logic InferX Hawk combining an AMD Ryzen Embedded R2314 SoC with AI accelerators, the DFI RNO171 with Ryzen Embedded V2000 family, or more […]

ASRock SBC-262M-WT 3.5-inch motherboard features up to Intel Atom X7433RE Amston Lake processor

Amston Lake 3.5-inch motherboard

ASRock Industrial SBC-262M-WT is a 3.5-inch SBC motherboard powered by the latest Intel Atom x7433RE quad-core Amston Lake embedded processor with support for up to 48GB DDR5-4800 memory, triple 4K display outputs, two Ethernet ports, including one with 2.5Gbps Ethernet and Intel TSN/TCC. The motherboard also takes SATA 3.0 and M.2 Key M NVMe storage, offers multiple USB interfaces, supports WiFi and/or  4G LTE or 5G cellular connectivity via M.2 modules and SIM card socket, and provides industrial features such as a wide -40 to 85°C operating temperature range and a wide 9V to 36V DC voltage input range that make it suitable for smart retail, smart cities, and embedded industrial environments. ASRock Industrial SBC-262M-WT 3.5-inch motherboard specifications: SoC – Intel Amston Lake Processors up to Atom X7433RE quad-core processor clocked up to 3.4GHz with Intel UHD Graphics; 9W TDP System Memory – Up to 48GB single-channel DDR5 4800 MHz […]

AMD Ryzen Embedded 8000 Series processors target industrial AI with 16 TOPS NPU

AMD Ryzen Embedded 8000

AMD has recently “announced” the Ryzen Embedded 8000 Series processors in a community post with the latest AMD embedded devices combining a 16 TOPS NPU based on the AMD XDNA architecture with CPU and GPU elements for a total of 39 TOPS designed for industrial artificial intelligence. The Ryzen Embedded 8000 CPUs will be found in machine vision, robotics, and industrial automation applications to enhance the quality control and inspection processes, enable real-time, route-planning decisions on-device for minimal latency, and predictive maintenance, and autonomous control of industrial processes. AMD Ryzen Embedded 8000 key features and shared specifications: CPU – Up to 8 “Zen 4” cores, 16 threads Cache L1 Instruction Cache – 32 KB, L1 Data Cache = 32 KB (per core) L2 Cache – Up to 8 MB (total) L3 Cache-  Up to 16 MB unified Graphics – RDNA 3 graphics with up to 6 WGPs (Work Group processors) […]

ASRock Industrial upgrades mini-ITX, micro-ATX, and ATX motherboards for Intel Core 14th Gen Raptor Lake-S Refresh processors

ASROCK Industrial 14th gen mini-ITX micro-ATX ATX motherboards

ASRock Industrial has just announced 25 (twenty-five!) industrial motherboards powered by 14th gen Intel Core Raptor Lake-S Refresh hybrid processors with up to 24 cores and 32 threads introduced last October, and supporting up to 96GB DDR5 4800/5600 memory. The thin and high-rise mini-ITX, micro-ATX, and ATX industrial motherboards support up to four 4K displays, PCIe Gen5 interfaces,  up to three 2.5GbE ports (and 10GbE LAN for the IMB-X1316-10G model), and USB 3.2 Gen2x2 (20 Gbps) ports for factory automation, robotics, machine vision, smart retail, kiosks, digital signage, gaming, security, and more. I would usually list the specifications of the motherboards, but since we have 25 different models, I’ll skip that and provide a summary. One reason ASRock Industrial has so many models is that those are existing motherboards with socketed processors and the company offered 12th and 13th gen CPUs so far, and the company simply updated the BIOS […]

ASRock Industrial NUC Ultra 100 Meteor Lake-H motherboards feature Core Ultra 5 125H and Core Ultra 7 155H processors

ASRock Industrial NUC Ultra 100 Motherboard

ASRock Industrial has just announced two NUC Ultra 100 motherboards powered by Intel Core Ultra Meteor Lake-H processors namely the Core Ultra 5 125H and Ultra 7 155H with up to 16 cores and 22 threads, and integrating Intel ARC Graphics and the new Intel NPU AI engine. As the name implies, the NUC Ultra 100 Motherboard Series are designed in NUC form factor, support up to 96GB dual-channel DDR5-5600 MHz memory, three storage interface, up to four 4K displays, and offer two 2.5GbE networking ports, one USB4/Thunderbolt, and four USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports. ASRock Industrial says those features make the motherboards suitable for smart retail, kiosks, digital signage, smart cities, embedded industries, Edge AIoT applications, etc… NUC Ultra 100 motherboards specifications: Meteor Lake-H SoC (one or the other) Intel Core Ultra 7 T4 155H 16-core (6P+8E+2LPE) processor @ 1.4 / 4.8 GHz with 24MB cache, Intel 8Xe LPG […]

ASRock launches Intel Processor N100 motherboards with 24-pin ATX connector or DC-in jack

ASRock N100DC-ITX motherboard

ASRock has launched two new similar low-cost Alder Lake-N motherboards powered by a 3.4 GHz Intel Processor N100 quad-core CPU with the N100M micro-ATX motherboard featuring a 24-pin ATX connector for power, and the N100DC-ITX mini-ITX motherboard getting powered through a DC-in jack compatible with 19V power adapters. Both motherboards have very similar specifications with support for up to 32GB DDR4 single-channel memory, M.2 NVMe SSD and two SATA drives, and offer multiple video outputs including HDMI, VGA, and DisplayPort (N100M only), Gigabit Ethernet, up to sixteen USB interfaces, PCIe slots, and more. ASRock N100M/N100DC-ITX specifications: SoC – Intel Processor N100 quad-core Efficient “Alder Lake-N” processor clocked at up to 3.4 GHz with 24EU Intel UHD graphics up to 750 MHz System Memory – Up to 32GB DDR4-3200 memory via DDR4 DIMM slot Storage 1x M.2 socket (M2_1, Key M), supports type 2242/2260/2280 PCIe Gen3 x2 (16 Gb/s) mode 2x […]

ASRock introduces 4X4 BOX 7000/D5 mini PCs with AMD Ryzen 7000U-Series APU

ASROCK 4X4 BOX-7000/D5 mini PC

ASRock Industrial has just launched the 4X4 BOX 7000/D5 Series mini PCs powered by AMD Ryzen 7000U-Series laptop APUs offering up to eight Zen3+ cores clocked at up to 4.75GHz. The mini PC supports up to 64GB dual-channel DDR5 4800MHz memory and SATA 3.0 plus M.2 NVMe storage, offers four display outputs with one 8K capable HDMI 2.1 port and three DisplayPort 1.4a outputs, five USB ports including two USB4 ports, as well as 2.5GbE and Gigabit Ethernet, Wi-Fi 6E, and Bluetooth 5.2 connectivity. Two models are currently available, 4X4 BOX-7735U/D5 and 4X4 BOX-7535U/D5, with the following specifications: SoC (one or the other) 4X4 BOX-7535U/D5 – AMD Ryzen 5 7535U hexa-core/12-thread processor up to 4.55GHz with 6-core AMD Radeon 660M @ 1900 MHz; TDP: 28W 4X4 BOX-7735U/D5 – AMD Ryzen 7 7735U octa-core/16-thread processor up to 4.75GHz with 12-core AMD Radeon 680M @ 2200 MHz; TDP: 28W System Memory – […]

ASRock NUC 1300 BOX/ NUCS 1300 BOX mini PCs are powered by Intel Raptor Lake-P mobile processors

ASRock Raptor Lake-P mini PC

ASRock Industrial NUC 1300 BOX and NUCS 1300 BOX series mini PCs are equipped with Intel 13th generation Raptor Lake-P mobile processors up to the Core i7-1360P 12-core hybrid processor with four Performance cores and eight Efficiency cores. Yesterday, we wrote about the ADLINK Express-RLP COM Express module based on Raptor Lake-P embedded or industrial processors, but ASRock decided to use Raptor Lake-P mobile processors in their industrial “fanned embedded box PCs” coupled with up to 64GB DDR5/DDR4 memory, and featuring high-speed interfaces such as USB4, 2.5GbE, and more. NUCS 1300 BOX Series Two NUCS 1300 Box models are available with either an Intel Core i7-1360P or i5-1340P processor. NUCS 1300 Box specifications: Raptor Lake-P SoC NUCS BOX-1340P/D4 – Intel Core i5-1340P 12-core (4P @ 1.9/4.6 GHz + 8E @ 1.4/3.4 GHz) processor with 80EU Intel Iris Xe Graphics; PBP:  28W, MTP: 64W NUC BOX-1360P/D4 – Intel Core i7-1360P 12-core […]

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