ZOTAC has today released A75-ITX WiFi motherboard. Like the name suggests, this motherboard is based on AMD's A75 chipset and comes in Mini-ITX form factor. Don't let the size fool you though, A75-ITX has an impressive list of features when compared to its size.

Chipset AMD A75
Socket FM1
Memory Slots 2x DDR3 DIMM
Max Memory 8GB
Memory Speed Up to 1866MHz
PCIe One x16 slot
SATA 4x SATA 6Gb/s
USB 8x USB 3.0, 2x USB 2.0
Networking Dual Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11n WiFi, Bluetooth 3.0
Video Outputs DVI, HDMI, VGA

When you look at the specs, it doesn't lose much to its bigger brothers. The best CPU you can install at the moment is A8-3850 (our review), which is definitely not bad. There is also a full speed PCIe x16 slot (most likely PCIe 2.0), meaning that a high-speed GPU isn't an issue. On top of that, there are eight USB 3.0 ports. The A75 chipset provides only four USB 3.0 ports, which suggests that there is a discrete USB 3.0 controller providing the extra four. 

ZOTAC isn't alone in the A75 mini-ITX market though, at least AsRock has a similar motherboard as well. We reviewed ZOTAC's Z68ITX-A-E WiFi very recently, so that might offer some early thoughts on what to expect from A75-ITX. The suggested retail price is $149 and it will be available next week. 

Source: ZOTAC

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