MSI J1800i: Cheap Motherboard with Bay Trail Processor for $60
At MSI have a pretty nice options on motherboards with integrated processors, based on which you can build an inexpensive but decent budget computer systems for the organization or smart home entertainment system for your television. The new motherboard called the MSI J1800i offers built Bay Trail Celeron processor and priced at $60 .
MSI J1800i, of course, does not offer the performance of a computer for engineers and designers , but its $60 may well be justified. Board is equipped with a 64-bit dual-core processor with a clock speed of 2.41 GHz and a small aluminum heatsink for cooling. Computer allocates only 10 watts of heat. Memory module slots offer 2 DIMM – the user can set up to 8 GB of RAM DDR3.
The motherboard has a drive with a pair of ports SATA. However, MSI did not include port mSATA. Options to connect the monitor enough. There are VGA, DVI and HDMI. For connecting peripheral devices can use the PS / 2 ports and a pair of USB 3.0, 4-port USB 2.0, and Ethernet.
The cost of the motherboard MSI J1800i is, as we reported above, $60. If we add to the case and power supply, the computer will cost about $110. It’s cheaper than, for example, NUC based on Intel Celeron. According to calculations of MSI, for $ 250 you can collect a decent mini desktop or HTPC, adding memory and hard drive. For those who think that this power is not enough, MSI offers other models with integrated Intel J1850 Celeron chip with 4 cores. This model will cost $10 more.