New ZOTAC H55-ITX WiFi (H55ITX-C-E) adds USB 3.0 to award-winning platform

August 11, 2010 | 06:22

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HONG KONG – AUG 10, 2010 – ZOTAC® International, a leading innovator and the world’s largest channel manufacturer of graphics cards, mini-PCs and small form factor platforms, today announces the latest enhancements to the award-winning ZOTAC H55-ITX WiFi (H55ITX-A-E) for improved performance and added features – the new ZOTAC H55-ITX WiFi (H55ITX-C-E). New to the ZOTAC® H55-ITX WiFi (H55ITX-C-E) is enhanced power delivery and USB 3.0 technology.
The ZOTAC® H55-ITX WiFi (H55ITX-C-E) improves upon the previous H55ITX-A-E with an enhanced power delivery system that supports high-performance Intel® Core™ i7 800 series processors. The new power deliver system features passive heatsinks to maintain optimal operating temperatures for improved long-term reliability for the motherboard and demanding installed components.
“We see a trend where gamers are moving towards small form factor systems but want high-end CPUs and graphics cards. With the updated ZOTAC® H55-ITX WiFi (H55ITX-C-E, gamers can build a complete small form factor system with a high-end Intel® Core™ i7 800 series processor and a ZOTAC® GeForce® GTX 400-series graphics card,” said Carsten Berger, marketing director, ZOTAC International.
Two USB 3.0 ports enable the ZOTAC® H55-ITX WiFi (H55ITX-C-E) to support the latest SuperSpeed USB devices. USB 3.0 is capable of speeds up to 5 Gbps for 10x the performance of USB 2.0 for external expansion that matches the performance of internal devices.
The ZOTAC® H55-ITX WiFi (H55ITX-C-E) supports Intel® Core™ processors with Intel® HD graphics for a premium integrated graphics experience complete with DirectX 10 support, high-definition video decode and advanced audio output capabilities. Intel® TurboBoost technology is supported by the ZOTAC® H55-ITX WiFi (H55-C-E) for maximum performance when paired with Intel® Core™ i5 and i7 (800 series) processors.
It’s time to play with the ZOTAC® H55-ITX WiFi (H55ITX-C-E).

General details
• New ZOTAC H55-ITX WiFi (H55ITX-C-E)
• Intel® H55 Express chipset
• Intel® Core™ i3, Core™ i5, Core™ i7 ready
• Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® HD Graphics ready
• LGA1156 socket
• Intel® QuickPath bus
• PCI Express 2.0 x16 expansion
• USB 3.0 technology
• HDMI & DVI outputs (HDCP compliant)
• 6 SATA 3.0 Gb/s + 1 eSATA
• Gigabit Ethernet
• Onboard 802.11n WiFi (300Mb/s)
• Mini-ITX form factor

Product Name ZOTAC H55-ITX WiFi (H55ITX-C-E)
Chipset Intel® H55 Express
South Bridge NA (single-chip solution)
Display Options DVI, HDMI
HDCP Compliant Yes
HDMI Audio Premium Audio (Dolby® TrueHD & DTS®-HD Master Audio bitstream) (requires Intel® HD graphics)
Processor Support Intel® Core™ i3, Core™ i5, Core™ i7, Intel® Core™ Processors with Intel® HD Graphics
LGA1156 socket
System Bus Intel® QuickPath
Memory support DDR3-1066/1333
Memory capacity 2 DIMMs, up to 8GB
Expansion 1 PCI Express 2.0 x16
1 Mini PCI Express (occupied by WiFi module)
SATA 6 SATA 3.0 Gb/s
1 eSATA (3.0Gb/s)
WiFi 802.11n (300Mb/s)
Ethernet 10/100/1000Mbps
Firewire NA
USB 2 USB 3.0 (back panel)
10 USB 2.0 (6 on back panel, 4 via pin header)
Audio Onboard 7.1-channel high-definition audio
Optical S/PDIF output
DirectX® support DirectX® 10 with Shader Model 4.0 with Intel® HD Graphics
Other hardware features OpenGL® 2.1 compatible, Intel® Clear Video HD technology, DVD upscaling, noise reduction, HDMI x.v.Color, xvYCC Color, Deep Color (Intel® HD Graphics required)
Windows® 7 capability Certified for Windows® 7 premium®
About ZOTAC® International (MCO) Limited
ZOTAC® International is a part of PC Partner Ltd. Group. ZOTAC® is also one of the largest NVIDIA® graphics cards and motherboard manufacturer in the world with over 10 years of quality manufacturing experience. The ZOTAC® philosophy is to deliver the latest products at competitive prices without sacrificing quality.
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