Jan 26, 2015

Asus J1900I-C Quad Core 2.42GHz Celeron Mini-ITX Review

Great value Asus J1900I-C motherboard with Passively Cooled Quad-Core 64-bit 2.42GHz Celeron J1900 Bay Trail 22nm processor with VT-x support and integrated Intel HD Graphics. Up to 8GB of DDR3L system memory; 2x SATA 3Gb/s; PCI-Express x1 slot; Realtek Gigabit Ethernet; Realtek ALC887-VD 8-Channel Audio. DirectX 11 support and full Windows 7/8/8.1 32/64-bit driver availability.

Rear Panel: Combo Mouse/Keyboard PS/2 port; 4x USB 2.0 ports; 1x Gigabit Ethernet; 1x USB 3.0 port; 1x HDMI (supporting up to 1920 x 1080 @ 60 Hz); 1x VGA (supporting up to 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz) ; 3x 3.5mm audio connectors (Line In, Line Out, Mic In).

Board Connectors: 1x 24pin ATX Power Connector (either 20pin or 24pin ATX will work); 1x 12v P4 connector (needs to be connected); 2x SATA 3Gb/s ports; 2x USB 2.0 connectors on 1x 9pin header; 1x TPM connector; 1x LPT connector; PCI-Express 2.0 x1 slot; 1x Half Mini-PCI Express slot; 2x DDR3L SODIMM sockets (up to 8GB per socket); 1x Serial port header; 1x System Fan Header; 1x CPU Fan Header; 1x Front Panel Connector; 1x Front Panel Audio Connector;1x System panel; 1x Clear CMOS jumper; 1x Buzzer.

ASUS Special Features: ASUS Exclusive Features : AI Suite 3; Ai Charger; Anti-Surge; ASUS UEFI BIOS EZ Mode featuring friendly graphics user interface; Network iControl; USB 3.0 Boost ASUS Quiet Thermal Solution : ASUS Fan Xpert ASUS EZ DIY : ASUS CrashFree BIOS 3; ASUS EZ Flash 2; ASUS MyLogo 2. 100% All High-quality Conductive Polymer Capacitors.

Manageability: WfM 2.0, DMI 2.0, WOL by PME, PXE.

UEFI BIOS: This board uses a UEFI BIOS. To enter the BIOS press Delete on your keyboard during startup. If you enter the EFI shell (commmand prompt) type "exit".

Downloads: BIOS, Documentation and Drivers

Case compatibility. The J1900I-C has a standard height heatsink and low power requirements. A 20pin or 24pin ATX connector can be used but the 12V P4 connector must also be connected. Check individual case descriptions and add the Molex to P4 Power Cable option where necessary. All our Mini-ITX cases will fit the board including but not exclusively Jou Jye 528i/568i/526i, CFI Chassis, Noah 3988, Chenbro NAS, Venus 669, M200/M300/M350 & M5X (with a picoPSU fitted with a 12V P4 output), M5XP, Travla C146, T1200, C159, Thin Clients, Travla C158 (inc CD drive), Compact and Lockable Wall Mount Cases.

M350/M5X Compatibility: The J1900I-C will work with the M350 or with the M5X (picoPSU-90, 60W or 80W AC Adapter recommended), or the M5XP (version of M5X with included power supply).

Box contents: Motherboard, 2x SATA cables, Product Guide, I/O Shield.

Memory: The J1900I-C supports up to 8GB DDR3L memory on 2x DDR3L SODIMMs. This is not compatible with DDR2 memory.


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