At Embedded World 2022 this month, Kontron this week introduced its new ITX mini motherboard featuring the AMD Ryzen Embedded R2000 chip. The motherboard was developed in Germany and will also be produced there in the future and is built with AMD Radeon Vega Graphics, making the motherboard particularly suitable for integrated graphics applications.
The AMD Radeon Vega GPU integrated into the SoC (Vega 3, 6 or 8 available) is capable of supporting up to four independent 4K displays. The motherboard is also equipped with two SO-DIMMs, fast DDR4-2666 or 3200 max 32GB with dual channel and ECC support.
The motherboard’s I/O ports include Dual GbE, COM (RS232, RS422, RS485), USB 3.1 Gen2, M.2 (Key-M and Key-B), and more. Combined with a variety of DC inputs (8V – 36V) it also allows for universal operation in a variety of applications explain the designers at Kontron.
Mini ITX motherboard
Compared to AMD V/R1000 APUs (Accelerated Processing Units), it offers higher performance. Besides the lower price, the new model also convinces with Windows 11 support and a long seven-year life cycle. Like all Kontron D3xxx or K3xxx series motherboards The D3723-R is produced in Germany.”
Compared to the previous model based on the R1000 and V1000 series, the R2000 showcases similar features to the V1000 SKUs. This includes 16 PCIe slots, up to four display ports and expandable storage for available APUs (R2312, R2314, R2514 and R2544) from 12 to 54 Watts (TDP – Thermal Design Power). Windows 11 support and attractive price/performance ratio speak volumes for the R2000.”
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