Foxconn Q77M motherboard unveiled: Review & Specs

Foxconn has announced the launch of a new model of the motherboard Foxconn Q77M which has advanced features for remote administration and virtualization.

Foxconn Q77M
Submitted to the novelty is made in the form factor mATX on chipset Intel Q77. It is intended to set the processor Intel Core i7 / i5 / i3 second and third generation (Sandy Bridge and Ivy Bridge) in the LGA 1155.The device also allows you to install up to 32GB of DDR3 memory speeds up to 1600 MHz, and for connecting expansion cards available to a single slot PCI Express 3.0, one slot PCI Express x1 slots and two PCI. For the transfer and storage of data requires two SATA3 ports and four ports SATA2. At the same time claims to support RAID technology with Intel Matrix Storage. For monitors available interfaces are VGA, DVI, HDMI and Display Port. Also, available in both 6-channel HD-audio, Gigabit portEthernet, three-port USB 3.0 ports and five USB 2.0. The board has a connector for hardware encryption Trusted Platform Module (TPM), the internal connection of LPT, and on the back is a pair of PS / 2 interface.

It is noted that in the motherboard Foxconn Q77M uses only Japanese solid capacitors with a minimum MTBF of 60 thousand hours. This is especially true for companies where it is important and stable continuous operation without interruption. The package includes a proprietary tool Fox Care allows developers to send bug reports and any problems the system, saving time to collect technical information. For owners of mobile devices, Foxconn has developed technology Smart Charger. Any device connected to the USB port and supports charging, such as a smartphone or tablet, will be charged two times faster than the usual USB-port.

Intel vPro technology provides the resolution of corporate problems. Intel Q77 chipset technology in Foxconn Q77M motherboard and Intel Active Management Technology (AMT 8.0) allow IT-specialists remotely diagnose, maintain, on and off computer. Intel AMT operates independently of the operating system – the virus infection or unavailability of the OS will not be a hindrance. Intel Rapid Recover Technology provides data integrity – it can help create a restore point to quickly recover a system with hard disk failure or data corruption.

The new motherboard Foxconn Q77M go will go on sale in September, its suggested retail price is $ 100.