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14.11.2012

ZOTAC Launches New 2nd Generation AMD A-Series Platforms

New ZOTAC Socket FM2 platforms enable users to harness the power of the latest AMD Trinity APU architecture

HONG KONG – Nov. 14, 2012 – ZOTAC International, a global innovator and manufacturer of graphics cards, mainboards and mini-PCs, today launches the new A75-ITX WiFi B-series and A55-ITX WiFi B-series mini-ITX platforms for 2nd Generation AMD A-series APUs. The new socket FM2 platforms enable users to harness the power of the latest AMD Trinity APU architecture featuring AMD Radeon HD 7000 series graphics processors for perfect CPU and GPU synergy in a compact mini-ITX form factor.

“The 2nd Generation AMD A-series APUs paired with our ZOTAC A75-ITX WiFi B-series or A55-ITX WiFi B-series are perfect together. The mini-ITX form factor enables compact systems while the 2nd Generation AMD A-series APU delivers a performance punch and provide adequate gaming capabilities from the integrated AMD Radeon HD 7000 series graphics processor,” says Carsten Berger, marketing director, ZOTAC International. “The high-definition video processing capabilities from the AMD Radeon HD 7000 series graphics processor makes the ZOTAC A75-ITX WiFi B-series and A55-ITX WiFi B-series perfect for home theater PC use as well.”

           The ZOTAC A75-ITX WiFi B-series and A55-ITX WiFi B-series pack desktop-class expansion capabilities in a mini-ITX form factor with a PCI Express x16 slot, plenty of SATA and USB ports. Onboard Gigabit, 802.11n WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 networking technology enables the ZOTAC A75-ITX WiFi B-series and A55-ITX WiFi B-series to connect to networks with lightning-fast speeds via wires or wireless.

           It’s time to play with the ZOTAC A75-ITX WiFi B-series and A55-ITX WiFi B-series.

General details

  • New ZOTAC 2nd Generation AMD A-series platforms
  • Socket FM2
  • ZOTAC A75-ITX WiFi B-series
    • AMD A75 chipset
    • 2 x DDR3 DIMM slots (up to 16GB) (speed varies by APU)
    • 1 x HDMI, 1 x Dual-link DVI & 1 x VGA (with included adapter) outputs
    • 4 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s w/ RAID 0, 1 & 0+1 support
    • 8 x USB 3.0 (6 on back panel, 2 via pin header)
    • 2 x USB 2.0 (via pin header)
    • Dual Gigabit Ethernet
  • ZOTAC A55-ITX WiFi B-series
    • AMD A55
    • 2 x DDR3 DIMM slots (up to 16GB) (speed varies by APU)
    • 1 x HDMI, 1 x Dual-link DVI-D & VGA outputs
    • 4 x SATA 3.0 Gb/s, RAID 0, 1 & 0+1 support
    • 2 x USB 3.0 (2 on back panel)
    • 8 x USB 2.0 (4 on back panel, 4 via pin header)
    • Gigabit Ethernet
  • 1 PCI Express x16
  • Onboard 802.11n WiFi & Bluetooth 4.0
  • Mini-ITX form factor

Specifications:

Product Name

ZOTAC A75-ITX WiFi B-series

ZOTAC A55-ITX WiFi B-series

Chipset

AMDA 75

AMD A55

South Bridge

N/A (single-chip)

GPU

AMD Radeon HD 7000 series ready

CPU Support

2nd Generation AMD A-series APU

Socket FM2

System Bus

N/A

Memory support

2 x DDDR3 (speed varies by APU)

Memory capacity

Up to 16GB

Expansion

PCI Express x16

mini-PCI Express (occupied by WiFi card)

SATA

4 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s

RAID 0, 1 & 0+1

4 x SATA 3.0 Gb/s

RAID 0, 1 & 0+1

Display outputs

1 x HDMI, 1 x Dual-Link DVI & VGA (with included adapter)

1 x HDMI, 1 x Dual-Link DVI-D & VGA

WiFi

802.11n & Bluetooth 4.0

Ethernet

2 x 10/100/1000Mbps

10/100/1000Mbps

USB

8 x USB 3.0 ports (6 on back panel, 2 via pin header)

2 x USB 2.0 (via pin header)

2 x USB 3.0 ports (2 on back panel)

8 x USB 2.0 (4 on back panel, 4 via pin header)

Audio

8-channel high-definition audio

HDMI audio output (lossless bit stream ready)

DirectX support

DirectX 11

Other hardware features

Windows 7 capability

Windows Vista, 7 & 8 ready

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