COMMELL Announces PICMG 1.3 SBC with Q45 Chipset

PICMG 1.3 SBC supports Intel(r) Core 2 Quad with onboard VGA, SATA, USB 2.0, HD Audio, RS232/422/485, Giga LAN


Taiwan Commate Computer Inc. (COMMELL), the worldwide leader of Single Board Computers that introduces the PICMG 1.3 System Host Board-Express (SHB) FS-A72 with higher bandwidth for PCIe ports. The FS-A72 based on Intel® Q45 Express chipset, which supports Intel® Core 2 Quad processor Q9400, Intel® Core 2 Duo processors E8400, E7400, E6400 and E4300, Intel® Dual-Core processors E5300 and E2160, and Intel® Celeron processor 440 @ 1333/1066/800 MHz System Bus, providing awesome performance for today’s and tomorrow’s demanding software applications - such as CTI, graphics-intensive games or serious number-crunching programs.

COMMELL’s FS-A72 single board computer has a built-in Intel® Graphics Accelerator 4500 delivering excellent blend of graphics performance and features, integrated dual-display support and support for Microsoft DirectX 10 and OpenGL 2.0 enabling support for the highest levels of Windows Vista experience. The Graphic Memory Controller Hub incorporates an updated backbone architecture that optimizes available bandwidth with the 1333 MHz system bus.

The SBC also supports Intel® Matrix Storage Technology (MST), provides quicker access to applications and data files with RAID 0 and 10, and greater data protection against a hard disk drive failure with RAID 1, 5, and 10.

FS-A72 is specifically designed to support enriched IO interfaces that comes with floppy, Printer port, PS/2 Keyboard and Mouse, GPIO, 5 x RS232C and 1 x RS232/422/485, 2 x Intel®82574L PCI-Express Giga LAN, 8 x USB2.0 ports. It offers support for High Definition Audio enabling increased bandwidth for high quality audio and support for Dolby Technology.


1) CPU: Intel® Core™ 2 Quad, Core™ 2 Duo, Celeron® in the LGA775 socket @ 800/1066/1333MHz.

2) Memory: 2 x DDR3 800/1066MHz SDRAM up to 4GB.

3) Chipset: Intel® Q45 Express and ICH10DO.

4) VGA Interface: Intel® integrated extreme GMA 4500 technology.

5) Serial ATA: 6 x Serial ATA interface with 300 MB/s transfer rate.

6) LAN Interface: 2 x Intel® 82574L Gigabit Ethernet.

7) Audio: Realtek ALC888 HD Audio.

8) I/O Ports: 5 x RS232 and 1 x RS232/422/485 Serial Ports, 8 x USB2.0 ports, 1 x DB15 VGA port, 1 x PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports, FDD, Printer port.

9) GPIO interface: Onboard 8-bit Digital I/O interface.

10) WatchDog Timer: 256-level generates system reset programmable watchdog timer.


COMMELL is a leading supplier of Single Board Computers and focuses on developing the most advanced and reliable IPC products. In addition to promise our customers constantly stay ahead of this competitive business, we are always in search of disruptive & incremental sustaining innovation. We treat every of our customer as partner and provide the best services and total support. The combination of innovation, superior quality, and excellent services will ensure both Taiwan Commate Computer Inc., and our customers always have the competitive edge in the computer world.

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