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* EOL Notice: THE MX945GSE IS ON THE PHASE-OUT LIST. BCM is accepting last time buy (LTB) orders through July 31, 2014.  All last time buy orders may be scheduled to ship through January 31, 2015 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 MX255D, MX280NI, MX1900J. For detail, please read the Official Release [PDF]
MX945GSE Mini ITX motherboard is designed based on the 2.5W low-power Intel Navy Pier platform - equipped with Intel Atom Low Power N270 1.6 GHz Fanless processor (CPU onboard) and the Mobile Intel 945GSE/ICH7M chipset. The board is an ideal solution for computing systems which require low-power consumption, fanless, noise deduction and space constrained entry level kiosks, Point-of-Sale and digital signage device. It features Hyper-Threading Technology which increases system responsiveness while operating in multi-tasking environments. The Mobile Intel 945GSE chipset features an integrated 3D graphic engine based on the Intel GMA 950 architecture and delivers sophisticated graphics for large display or dual display applications via the VGA and 18/24-bit LVDS interfaces.
Product Features
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  • Intel® Atom™ N270, 1.6 GHz Processor Onboard with Hyper-Threading Technology
  • Low Power Platform
  • Fanless
  • Intel® Mobile 945GSE/ICH7M Chipset
  • Intel® GMA 950 Graphics Engine
  • Dual Display: 18/24-bit LVDS, VGA
  • IDE and LPT onboard
  • * * 2 COM ports (Version 1)
    * * 6 COM ports (Version 2)
MX945GSE Intel Atom N270 low-power Mini ITX Motherboard

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Product Description
CPU Intel® Atom™ BGA Low Power N270, 1.6 GHz Single Core Processor onboard with Hyper-Threading Technology, 533 MHz FSB
System Chipset Intel® Mobile 945GSE + Intel® ICH7M Chipsets
System Memory One SODIMM socket supports up to 2 GB memory 400/533 MHz DDR2 memory modules
I/O Chip TBA
Expansion 1 x PCI Slot
1 x Mini PCI Express
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 Yes
TPM ---
Graphics Engine Intel® 945GSE integrated Graphics Media Accelerator 950
Display Memory 166 MHz core render clock and 200 MHz core display clock at 1.05 V core voltage
Display Interfaces 1 x VGA
1 x 18/24-bit dual channel LVDS
Display Capability Supports dual display
Rear Panel I/O
KB/MS ---
Audio Line-in, Line-out, Mic-in, Front Audio Header
COM (Serial Port) Version 1: 2 x COM Ports
Version 2: 2 x COM Ports
LAN 2 x RJ45
DVI ---
HDMI ---
DisplpayPort ---
DC-in ---
Onboard I/O
COM (Serial Port) Version 1: 0 x COM Ports
Version 2: 4 x COM Ports
MIO 1 x IDE, 1 x LPT
Audio Codec Realtek® ALC888/ALC 886 HD Audio
LAN1 Intel® 82574L Gigabit Ethernet
LAN2 Intel® 82574L Gigabit Ethernet
Mechanical and Environment
Power Type ATX
Operating Temperature 0 ~ 60°C (32 ~ 140°F)
Storage Temperature -20 ~ 80°C (-4 ~ 176°F)
Operating Humidity 0 ~ 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
MX945GSE (V1) Intel Atom N270 Mini ITX Motherboard, 2 x COM ports
MX945GSE (V2) Intel Atom N270 Mini ITX Motherboard, 6 x COM ports
Accessory Included 1 x 40-pin IDE Cables, 2 x SATA Power Cable, 1 x I/O Shield, 1 x Driver CD, 1 x User's Quick Installation Guide
183000000006 2.00mm pitch 12” length Serial cable
182000000044 2.00mm pitch 11.8” length Parallel cable w/ bracket
* All product specifications and product images are subject to change without notice. Last update: 02/03/2014

About BCM
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.