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* EOL Notice: THE MX45GM2 IS ON THE PHASE-OUT LIST. BCM is accepting last time buy (LTB) orders through January 31, 2014.  All last time buy orders may be scheduled to ship through July 31, 2014 with a non-cancellable and non-returnable (NCNR) PO. BCM may continue to accept orders for this product on a build to order basis with minimum order quantities. For a replacement product please consider our MX67QM; MX87QD, MX81H. For detail, please read the Official Release [PDF]

The MX45GM2 is based on Intel® Montevina platform – Intel® Mobile GM45 Express chipset and socket P supporting the Intel® 45nm Core™ 2 Duo processors with 667/800/1066 MHz Front Side Bus.  This board covers majority of features required for the embedded multimedia applications such as interactive Kiosks, gaming Kiosks, interactive ATM terminals, high-end digital signage systems to name a few.   The MX45GM2 provides the integrated Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD supporting DirectX 10, Intel® Clear Video technology, 2D/3D/Blue-ray capable HD video playback, and versatile dual display via onboard HDMI, LVDS, DVI and VGA graphic outputs. The board also supports dual 10/100/1000 LAN ports delivering Gigabit data transactions.  The rich onboard I/O connectors and expansion slots include four SATA, five serial ports, eight USB 2.0, 16-bit GPIO, one PCI slot, one PCI Express x1, one Mini PCI Express, and one Compact Flash socket.

MX45GM2 offers built-in Intel® Active Management Technology 4.0 (Intel® AMT 4.0) enabling remote management capability for IT specialist to perform instant maintenance in order to shorten the system down time and save the cost of on-site repair.  The Infineon Trusted Platform Module 1.2 (TPM 1.2) is supported for secure data protection.  The MX45GM2 also supports Intel® Trusted Execution Technology (Intel® TXT), a versatile set of hardware extensions to Intel® processors and chipsets that enhance the platform with security capabilities, providing hardware-based mechanisms that help protect against software-based attacks and protects the confidentiality and integrity of data stored or created on the system.  These features are special benefits for enterprise, banking, gaming, and financial related applications.

Product Features
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  • Socket P Supports 45nm Intel® Core™ 2 Duo, Celeron® Processors
  • Intel® GM45/ICH9ME Chipset
  • Supports up to 4 GB Dual Channel 667/800 MHz DDR2 SODIMM memory modules
  • Intel® GMA 4500MHD, Support DirectX 10, Shader Model 4.0 and Intel® Clear Video technology
  • Dual Display: HDMI, DVI-D, LVDS, VGA
  • 1 x PCI, 1 x PCIe x1, 1 x Mini PCIe, Compact Flash
  • 4 x SATA II w/RAID
  • 5 x COM
  • ATX Power
GM45 Mini ITX

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Product Description
CPU Socket P supports 45nm Intel® Core™ 2 Duo and Intel® Celeron® processors, 667/800/1066 MHz FSB
System Chipset Intel® GM45 + Intel® ICH9M-E
System Memory Two SODIMM sockets support up to 4 GB dual channel 667/800 MHz DDR2 memory modules
I/O Chip Winbond W83627DHG-A
Expansion ---Intel® Active Management Technology 4.0
1 x PCI Express x1 socket
1 x Mini PCI Express socket
1 x Compact Flash Socket
Watchdog Timer Reset: 1 sec. ~ 255min. and 1sec. or 1min./step
H/W Status Monitor Monitoring System Temperature, Voltage, with Auto Throttling Control
Smart Fan Control Yes
S3 / S4 S3
TPM TPM 1.2 support by Infineon
Graphics Engine Intel® GM45 integrated Graphics Media Accelerator 4500MHD, Intel® DVMT 5.0 supports up to 256 MB video memory
Display Memory Intel DVMT 5.0 supports 1GB video memory
Display Interfaces VGA , HDMI, DVI and LVDS (18/24-bit Dual Channel)
Display Capability Supports dual display
Rear Panel I/O
KB/MS 1 PS/2 Keyboard, 1 PS/2 Mouse
Audio Line-in, Line-out, Mic-in, Front Audio Header
COM (Serial Port) 1 x RS232
LAN 2 x RJ45
DisplpayPort ---
DC-in ---
Onboard I/O
COM (Serial Port) 4 x RS232
DC-in ---
MIO 1 x 16-bit GPIO, PS/2, 2 x SATA Power, Front Panel, CHA Fan, CPU Fan
Audio Codec Realtek® ALC888/ALC886 HD Audio
LAN1 Intel® 82567LM Gigabit Ethernet Controller
LAN2 Intel® 82574L Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Mechanical and Environment
Power Type ATX
Operating Temperature 0 ~ 60°C (32 ~ 140°F)
Storage Temperature -20 ~ 80°C (-4 ~ 176°F)
Operating Humidity 5 ~ 90% Relative Humidity, Non-condensing
Storage Humidity 0 ~ 90% Relative Humidity, Non-condensing
Form Factor Mini ITX
Dimensions (L) x (W) 6.7” (L) x 6.7” (W)
Weight 0.88 lbs
Ordering Information
Part No. Description
MX45GM2 Intel GM45 Mini ITX Motherboard, ATX Power
Accessory Included 1 x CPU Cooler, 1 x I/O Shield, 1 x PS2-Y Cable, 2 x SATA Cable, 2 x COM Port Cable, 1 x Driver CD, 1 x User's Quick Installation Guide
E1700090250R 2.00mm pitch 9.8” length USB cable
183000000006    2.00mm pitch 12” length Serial cable
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BCM Advanced Research (BCM) is a leading developer and manufacturer of x86/ARM RISC embedded industrial motherboards and systems for ODMs and OEM that integrate computing technology into their products. We own a very strong R&D engineering team and operation department based in Southern California in order to provide prompt project develop support and instant problem solving assistance.