Industrial Electronics

ASRock Industrial unveils new industrial motherboards with embedded processors to power advanced edge AI applications

10 July 2024

ASRock Industrial now offers the IMB-A8000 and IMB-A1002, cutting-edge motherboards meticulously designed to meet the demands of modern edge applications, providing unparalleled performance, robust connectivity and versatile I/O options. Leveraging the advanced power of AMD Ryzen embedded 8000/7000 series processors, the IMB-A8000 and IMB-A1002 are set to redefine edge artificial intelligence (AI) computing, catering to a broad spectrum of needs from smart manufacturing, robotic control, machine vision to smart retail and transportation.

Source: ASRock IndustrialSource: ASRock Industrial

Core features supporting IMB-A8000 Mini-ITX motherboard

  • Superior performance: Powered by AMD Ryzen Embedded 8000 series APU up to eight cores/16 threads, featuring a next-generation 4 nm processor
  • Edge AI capability: Integrated AMD Radeon Graphics and XNDA Neural Processing Unit (NPU) for AI inferencing with 16 TOPs
  • High-speed memory support: Equipped with dual-channel DDR5-5600MHz memory, supporting up to 96 GB
  • Extensive connectivity options: Includes four USB 3.2 Gen2, four USB 2.0 ports, and five COM ports, along with one 2.5G LAN and one 1G LAN, providing versatile peripheral and reliable connections for various industrial environments
  • Quad display support: Supports 4K quad-displays via four DP 1.4 a outputs
  • Triple storage support: Includes one M.2 Key M (2242/2280) with PCIe Gen4x4 and two SATA3 ports
  • Advanced expansion capabilities: Features one PCIe x8 (Gen4), one M.2 Key E and one M.2 Key B slots
  • Wide voltage and temperature: Features a 12~28 V DC-In with a lockable DC jack and -20º C ~ 70º C operation temperature, along with AMD FW TPM

Core features supporting IMB-A1002 Mini-ITX motherboard

  • Next-generation processing power: Powered by AMD Ryzen Embedded 7000 series APU up to 12 cores/24 threads, integrated AMD Radeon Graphics, and support for AM5 Socket with B650 chipset, up to 65 W
  • Efficient memory management: Dual-channel DDR5-5200MHz memory support, up to 64 GB
  • Versatile expansion slots: Features one PCIe x16 (Gen5), one M.2 Key E and one M.2 Key B slots
  • Comprehensive display options: Supports 4K quad-displays with three DP 1.2 and one eDP 1.4b
  • Robust storage solutions: Includes one M.2 Key M with PCIe Gen4x4 and two SATA3 ports
  • Rich I/O connectivity: Offers dual Gigabit LAN, six USB 3.2 Gen2, three USB 2.0 ports and two COM ports
  • Enhanced security: Onboard TPM 2.0
  • Wide temperature: Features -20º C to 70º C wide operation temperature

ASRock Industrial’s IMB-A8000 and IMB-A1002 motherboards are designed to meet the evolving needs of modern edge AI applications. With the latest powerful AMD Ryzen Embedded 8000/7000 processors, advanced graphics capabilities, extensive connectivity and versatile expansion options, these motherboards provide robust solutions for a wide range of edge computing scenarios.

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