Once upon a time, the term 'bigger is better' was a marketing slogan that many companies adopted for its products, but sometimes 'bigger' isn't necessarily practical. For use cases where size (smaller) actually matters, ASRock has unveiled a dinky little motherboard designed for use with its Ryzen based APUs, the X300TM-ITX. Based on AMD's AM4 chipset and the Thin Mini-ITX form factor, it includes one M.2 slot, dual HDMI video output, and support for 64 GB of DDR4-3200 SO-DIMM memory. Thin Mini-ITX in this case means a reduced overall z-height, and the rear panel IO is limited on how tall it can be. The ASRock X300TM-ITX includes support for most of AMD's Ryzen APUs (all except the new Ryzen 5000 series APUs are listed). This...
The ASRock A320TM-ITX Motherboard: Thin-ITX For AMD APUs
ASRock has introduced its new Thin Mini-ITX platform designed specifically for AMD APUs, the A320TM-ITX. After ASRock officially announced its Intel-based Mini-STX platform back at CES 2019, the AMD...31 by Gavin Bonshor on 4/24/2019
The True Shortest AM4 Motherboard: Thin-ITX Comes to AMD
There seems to be a bit of a rush on small motherboards lately for AMD systems. We saw the mini-STX platform that ASRock announced back at CES, which is...21 by Ian Cutress on 1/22/2019