We already have among us a new last generation fanless motherboard, in this case it is the ASUS PRIME J4005I-C that offers us a fairly classic configuration. It should be noted that this model only have HDMI 1.4 which limits the possibilities of video to use it as HTPC, today all its rivals mount HDMI 2.0 that opens the doors to 4K@60fps video.
The ASUS PRIME J4005I-C motherboard includes a Gemini Lake 8th generation processor manufactured in 14nm in this case the model Intel Celeron J4005 Dual Core capable of reaching 2.7Ghz in burst mode and including an Intel UHD Graphics 600 GPU with 12 execution units. Includes 2 sockets to hold up to 16 GB of DDR4 memory in DIMM format up to 2400 MHz, we have two M.2 interfaces, one for the Wi-Fi adapter and one for a storage unit and two SATA 3 ports. At the connectors level we have two USB 3.1 ports, two USB 2.0, a Gigabit network connector, a COM port, three audio jacks, LPT, LVDS, two PS / 2, HDMI 1.4 port with 4K@30fps support and VGA connector .
In the audio section we have support for 7.1 audio, while operating system level is compatible with Window 10 but it is also possible that support Linux, this device has UEFI graphic BIOS also.
- Soon we will have the ASUS PRIME J4005I-C plate in stores like Amazon.com at an approximate price of $90