Gigabyte Rolls Out Its First AMD Fusion Motherboard

Paul Lilly

Gigabyte today introduced its first AMD fusion board -- the GA-350N-USB3 -- which also happens to be the mobo maker's first ever mini-ITX board for the AMD platform.

"We’re excited about the GA-E350N-USB3 motherboard because it’s the first all-in-one Mini-ITX board with DX11 capabilities, and we expect it to go a long way towards bridging the gap between discrete and integrated graphics performance," commented Tim Handley, Deputy Director of Motherboard Marketing at Gigabyte Technology Co. Ltd. "With its specially designed low profile fansink and multitude of hi-def, high-speed connectors, we expect this little power house to be popular amongst HTPC system integrators, DIY enthusiasts and case modders."

Gigabyte's mini-ITX board sports some big features, such as USB 3.0, SATA 6Gbps, HDMI, dual-BIOS chips, and triple the amount of USB power to enable quick charging of Apple handheld devices (iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch).

The board comes with an AMD E-350 dual-core chip and AMD Radeon HD 6310 graphics, a combo Gigabyte says is sufficient to playback Blu-ray content.

No word yet on price or availability.

Image Credit: Gigabyte

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