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ECS PF88 Extreme Hybrid Motherboard - Pentium M SIMA

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By: Steve Dougherty from Oct 25, 2005 @ 17:26 CDT

Further extending upon the various platform capabilities of their unique PF88 Extreme Hybrid Motherboard, ECS have just unveiled a new "Intel Mobile Processor Ready SIMA card" which slots into the mobo and provides instant Pentium-M (S479) processor support! For all the details on the new I9S SIMA card, check out the official announcement here folks.

Milton Keynes, England, October 24th, 2005 - ECS Elitegroup has today announced its brand new I9S SIMA card, a platform converter card for the PF88 Extreme Hybrid Motherboard. Now, in addition to running Intel Socket 775 processors, end-users can also run the latest Intel Pentium M mobile processors (Socket 479) on their PF88.

Delivering the benefits of a Mobile CPU to the PF88, the I9S SIMA card allows end-users to experience the quieter, higher performance and lower power consumption from Intel mobile processors without the need of buying a brand new motherboard.

The I9S SIMA card, the third add-on conversion card for the PF88, comes with Socket 479 support, SiS649 North Bridge, and accommodates a maximum of 2GB of DDR400 SDRAM with two on-board memory slots.