China has released the first fully sovereign motherboard with an
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China has released the first fully sovereign motherboard with an integrated processor

The Chinese company Beijing Jite Intelligent Technology introduced the GM7-2602-02 motherboard. According to the manufacturer, this is the first board that is built entirely based on Chinese components. The new Mini-ITX format product is equipped with an integrated 8-core Feiteng D2000 processor from Tianjin Phytium Technology on Arm architecture.

    Image source: Beijing Jite Intelligent Technology

Image source: Beijing Jite Intelligent Technology

The Feiteng D2000 processor itself was released back in 2021. It operates at up to 2.3 GHz, supports SM2, SM3, SM4 and SM9 instructions, has 8 MB L2 cache (2 MB per core) and 4 MB L3 cache. The chip supports up to 32GB LPDDR4/DDR4-3200 RAM, 34 PCIe 3.0 lanes, which can be divided into four PCIe 3.0 x8 and two PCIe 3.0 x1 slots. In addition, it supports two Gigabit network ports, is equipped with 32 GPIO lines and supports CAN, UART, I2C, SPI and LPC interfaces. It is also claimed to have built-in audio support. The processor does not have integrated graphics.

The GM7-2602-02 board from Beijing Jite Intelligent Technology, in turn, is equipped with two SO-DIMM DDR4 connectors for RAM modules, a PCIe 3.0 x16 slot, CAN and TTL ports and two RS-232 and two RS-232 ports – 485. The dimensions of the board are 170 × 170 mm. It is designed for building compact home and commercial PCs.

The new product also received an M.2 connector for NVMe drives, external VGA and HDMI ports, two USB 3.0, two Gigabit LAN ​​and a pair of 3.5mm audio outputs.

The GM7-2602-02 motherboard is already available on the online trading platform JD.com and is offered there for 4880 yuan (678 US dollars).

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