Kontron KT780/ATX Motherboard

The Kontron KT780/ATX motherboard is designed for high-volume OEM systems that have fast innovation cycles and therefore reduced requirements on long-term availability. The cost-effective motherboard offers up to 3 years availability and is ideal for the latest generation of POS and POI applications with high innovation rates — such as automatic check-in systems at airports, railway stations and bus stations as well as toll collection terminals, automatic cash machines and other kiosk and OEM multimedia applications. The Kontron KT780/ATX basic motherboard is ideal for gaming and factory floor applications.

Kontron KT780/ATX Motherboard


  • AMD Athlon[tm]64 and AMD Phenom[tm] Single to Quad Core
  • AMD RS780 + SB700 Chipset
  • ATI Radeon HD 3200 Graphics Controller
  • DirectX 10 support
  • Unified Video Decoder (UVD) supporting both Blu-ray and HD-DVD
  • PCI-Express X16 2.0 Support
  • PCI-Express X4 2.0 Support
  • 4x PCI slot
  • Up to256MB on board graphics memory
  • DVI, CRT, HDMI (optional)
  • Up to 2x 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet
  • 10x USB 2.0, 2x RS232C
  • 1x PATA133 and 6x SATA150/300 IDE Controller with RAID 0/1/5/10
  • High definition audio
  • TPM (Trusted Platform Module) Onboard

Based around the latest AMD RS780 and SB700 chipsets (including high-performance AMD AM2/AM2+ Athlon 64 and Phenom single, dual, triple and quad core processors), the Kontron KT780/ATX basic motherboard offers scalable performance up to 4x 2.6 GHz to meet individual application requirements. Performance is boosted even more by two dual channel RAM banks for up to 32 GBytes of DDR2-400/533/667/800 with ECC support for increased data security.

In addition to low-cost processor performance, applications also benefit from the high-end graphics features offered by the Kontron KT780/ATX basic motherboard. The new integrated graphics processor (IGP) is based on the ATI Radeon HD 3200 which supports DirectX 10 and incorporates dual display, integrated DVI, HDMI (optional) and CRT as well as internal TMDS (Transition Minimized Differential Signaling) and VESA DisplayPort functionality. Furthermore, it has a Unified Video Decoder (UVD) for accelerated decoding of HD video data for enhanced Blu-ray and HD-DVD playback. Should even greater performance be required, external graphic cards can be connected via the PEG PCI Express 2.0 expansion slot.

Despite emphasis on a low-cost, basic design the Kontron KT780/ATX basic motherboard offers an impressive range of features such as HDD RAID 0/1/5/10 support for enhanced data safety, HD audio, and TPM onboard. 6 x SATA, 1 x PATA 133, 10 x USB 2.0, 4 x PCI, 1x PCI Express x4 slot and 2 x GbE onboard round off the range of I/O features. Equipped with HyperFlash support for fast OS booting, the Kontron KT780/ATX basic motherboard supports Windows XP, Vista and Linux and is backed up by Kontron’s award winning VDC (Venture Development Corporation) platinum level service.

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