Taipei, Taiwan, - Protech Systems Co., Ltd., the leading provider of industrial computers, is releasing the PMB-601LF, an RoHS compliant LGA 775 ATX industrial motherboard supporting the latest Intel Core 2 Duo, Intel Celeron?D, Intel?Pentium?D and Intel Pentium?4 processors with up to 1066MHz FSB. It is one of the first industrial motherboard solutions on the market offering the potent Intel Core 2 Duo/Intel Q965 chipset (ICH8R controller hub) combination. The PMB-601LF offers excellent power management, great I/O bandwidth with two PCI Express x16 slots, Intel High Definition Audio and an integrated 32-bit 3D graphics engine based on Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3000 (Intel?GMA 3000) architecture with DirectX 9.0, Shader Model 3.0, and 256 MB of video memory. The PMB-601LF delivers the high performance, low power consumption and efficient thermal design in a rugged solution developers need to support a range of embedded applications such as gaming, medical and industrial imaging, multimedia systems, digital image storage servers, application servers, automation and more.
Dual-Core performance, power efficiency
With an Intel Core 2 Duo processor, PMB-601LF delivers best in class performance-per-watt that maximizes power savings, enabling embedded solutions to deliver greater performance along with lower power consumption. These Dual-Core processors deliver outstanding performance for optimized multi-threaded and multitasked applications. Combined with up to 8GB of DDR2 533/667/800 memory and advanced power management technology along with other power saving features, the Intel Core 2 Duo processor and Q965 chipset represent the best mix of performance and efficiency.
Strong I/O support and more
The Intel Q965 Chipset and ICH8R controller hub offer outstanding I/O support that includes dual Gigabit Ethernet support, ten USB 2.0 ports and six COM ports (including 1 x RS-232422/485), four PCI and one ISA port for expansion. There are two PCI Express x16 slots, one of which can be used for a higher end graphics card if needed, providing dual display support when combined with the integrated VGA support. Six SATA 300 connectors are provided that offer RAID 0, 1, 10 support for a strong storage solution.
Performance along with industrial grade reliability
Like all Protech solutions, The PMB-601LF maintains the industrial grade construction and features developers need to support their applications. These features include Watchdog timer support, HDD (SATA) LED, an IrDA port and hardware monitoring support for voltages, CPU temperature, and cooling fans. Strict revision control and long product life cycle support make the PMB-601LF a scalable solution offering choice for CPU, memory and storage expansion to support a wide range of applications now and into the future.
An Intel Communication Alliance member
The PMB-601LF is the second solution Protech has worked closely with Intel on, the first being the PMB-551 BTX industrial motherboard. As part of the Intel Leading Account Program specifically geared for Intel Communication Alliance members, gaining Intelís technology advice helps Protech R&D engineers design and manufacture a better platform for our partners and customers. Working with Intel to showcase their newest technology helps Protech deliver the newest embedded solutions to the market.
High performance ATX solution
With all this performance, I/O expansion and scalability, the PMB-601LF has the ability to handle the most demanding applications. For more information on the PMB-601LF industrial ATX motherboard or any other Protech solution, contact your local Protech sales representative