Asus Releases Passively Cooled J1800I-C Bay Trail Motherboard

Subject: Motherboards | March 3, 2014 - 09:31 PM |
Tagged: asus, J1800I, Bay Trail, mini ITX

Asus has launched a new motherboard that comes equipped with Intel’s latest Bay Trail processor. The new Asus J1800I-C is a mini ITX motherboard with a passively-cooled (soldered on) Intel Celeron J1800I prcoessor.

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In addition to the included Bay Trail processor, the Asus J1800I-C motherboard has two DDR3L SODIMM slots (8GB 1333MHz max), two SATA II 3Gbps ports, a PCI-E x1 slot, and a single Mini PCI-E connector. The Celeron J1800I is a 10W TDP chip with two cores clocked at 2.41 GHz base and 2.58 GHz boost paired with an Intel HD Graphics GPU and 1MB CPU cache.

External I/O on the J1800I-C includes:

  • 1 x PS/2
  • 4 x USB 2.0
  • 1 x USB 3.0
  • 1 x COM
  • 1 x Gigabit Ethernet (Realtek RTL8111G NIC)
  • 3 x Audio
  • 2 x Video outputs
    • 1 x HDMI
    • 1 x VGA

Pricing and availability have not yet been announced, but the board and CPU combo should retail for around $65 USD. This system could be used as a development board for mobile Bay Trail systems or a low cost driver of digital signage and kiosks. It could also make for a low power desktop if the pricing works out right compared to other SFF systems.

Also read: MSI Launching J1800I Mini ITX Motherboard With Intel Bay Trail-D Processor @ PC Perspective.

Source: Asus

March 4, 2014 | 01:16 AM - Posted by Eddie (not verified)

ryan needs to get one and framerate the shit out of it.

March 4, 2014 | 01:59 AM - Posted by collie (not verified)

that would be intresting

March 4, 2014 | 08:34 AM - Posted by Ryan Shrout

Or painful?  :)

We have a Gigabyte Bay Trail board that we actually testing already.

March 4, 2014 | 07:21 AM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

That is freaking cool !

March 4, 2014 | 08:31 AM - Posted by Anonymous (not verified)

I can see couple of interesting uses for this board. for me best part it has serial port on the back panel which is getting harder to find now a days.

March 4, 2014 | 08:34 AM - Posted by Ryan Shrout

What kind of use cases would you like to see explored?

March 4, 2014 | 11:40 AM - Posted by Chaitanya Shukla

I am currently developing a signal simulator for railways, and I don't need a ton of storage(single 120GB SSD) or computation power for sending, receiving and processing those signals. Since the CPU is x86 I won't have recode and I can deliver the software to my clients in a small sized PC which can be silent, cool and energy efficient.

also for another software that I have just delivered, I just need a storage server, for a large sized database. this motherboard with a storage card and couple of high capacity hard drives will do the job.

April 5, 2014 | 05:55 PM - Posted by Portlaoise

Openelec box maybe... depending on quality of video though.

March 4, 2014 | 11:56 PM - Posted by Graham L (not verified)

I'd be curious how well 1080p Video play back works from a network or streaming source as well as local source.

March 5, 2014 | 07:43 PM - Posted by biohazard918

I would like to see these compared to the FM1 platforms the uses cases I can see would be htpc, low power server , or even using one for a firewall with the addition of a network card. Might also be alright for a cheap desktop for someone who just wants to browse the web or for things like school computer labs.

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