ITOX Launches New microATX Motherboard Featuring

45nm Intel® Core™2 Quad Processor Q9400 Support

EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ – October 20, 2008 – ITOX, a leading provider of embedded x86 products and the United States affiliate of DFI-ACP, today introduced the EL330-DR microATX 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™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.

“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 microATX 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 x4 slot, and 2 PCI slots.