The MS-C71 MicroATX motherboard is based around the Intel 32nm Mobile Core i7/i5/i3 processor and QM57 chipset and provides up to 8GB of DDR3 800/1066MHz data transfer rate dual-channel system memory with 1GB and 2GB DDR3 DRAM technologies supported for x8 and x16 devices. The board provides the Intel HD graphics function with Dynamic Video memory Technology, MPG2/WMV9/VC1/AVC hardware acceleration, advanced pixel adaptive De-Interlacing and High Quality Scaling. Additional display features include 24-bit dual channel LVDS or DVI interface option.
The MS-C71 comes with connections for: PS/2 Keyboard and Mouse; 5 x RS232C and 1 x RS232/422/485; networking which is provided by Intel 2 x 82574L Giga LAN; 12 x USB2.0 ports. It offers support for Intel High Definition Audio enables increased bandwidth for high quality audio. The board also supports eSATA which enables the full SATA interface speed up to 3GB/s, supports RAID 0, 1 ,5, and 10 enabling high reliablity for personal data, or maximum storage performance for intensive applications. Mini PCI, Mini PCIe , PCI and PCIE slots allowing easy use for other add-on cards.