MSI, worldly-known producer of computer hardware and consumer electronics, does not allow its competitors to recover breath and rest on their laurels. Its new motherboard MS-9893 has been already presented to the public and is supposed to exceed the rival products in video performance and power consumption aspects. The new model is based on Intel Atom platform which is known for its power-saving characteristics and advanced performance. MS-9893 is able to work with the two models from Intel Atom line (considering the type of modification): Intel Atom N2800 and Intel Atom D2550.
MS-9893 is developed in mini-ITX form factor and is equipped with VGA, HDMI, and LVDS video outputs. The support of high-quality video in 1080P resolution standards is considered to be the major privilege of a new model from MSI. RAM memory is presented by a single 204-contact SO-DIMM slot which can accommodate DDR3 memory module of 4 GB in volume capacity and 1066 MHz frequency.
The standard integration of MSI motherboard MS-9893 includes:
— a black aluminum radiator;
— a single PCI slot;
— a single Mini PCI Express slot;
— two SATA ports;
— Ethernet controller;
— four USB 2.0 ports;
— three standard audio slots;
— audio codec for 5.1 channel HD Audio sounding.
No other specifications or sales start date have been announced by the manufacturer so far. However, the product is supposed to become a real hit among the power-saving motherboard fans.