a75n usb3 1 Gigabytes GA A75N USB3 mini ITX motherboard pictured ahead of launch

The GA-A75N-USB3 was announced quite some time ago, although nothing much have been heard about the product since. Now picture of an early revision of the mini-ITX motherboard has appeared over on a Japanese website and although we expect some minor cosmetic changes before launch, we can't be too far from an official unveiling.

The GA-A75N-USB3 was announced quite some time ago, although nothing much have been heard about the product since. Now picture of an early revision of the mini-ITX motherboard has appeared over on a Japanese website and although we expect some minor cosmetic changes before launch, we can't be too far from an official unveiling.

The A75N-USB3 is a fairly basic motherboard, but as such it should also be quite affordable. Standard features include two DIMM slots, four SATA 6Gbps ports and a x16 PCI Express slot. We can also spot a front USB 2.0 pin header, but that appears to be pretty much it. We'd expect the chipset heatsink to change before the board goes on sale.

a75n usb3 1 Gigabytes GA A75N USB3 mini ITX motherboard pictured ahead of launch

Around the back the board has four USB 3.0 ports, two USB 2.0 ports, a Gigabit Ethernet port, an eSATA port, three analogue audio jacks, optical S/PDIF out and a DVI and HDMI port. It's good to see that Gigabyte has finally given up on the D-sub connector, although we'd presume that the DVI port allows for a D-sub display to be used via an adaptor.

a75n usb3 2 Gigabytes GA A75N USB3 mini ITX motherboard pictured ahead of launch

We did find a price as well, as the board is listed for pre-order with some online retailers. In Europe the board should retail for around €100 (S$176) which about on par with the competition, although it doesn't make it a bargain, especially considering its fairly basic feature set. We'll have to wait and see what the official pricing will be once Gigabyte officially launches the board.

Source: Ascii.jp