Commell Micro-ATX Core i7/i5/i3/Pentium Q57 Motherboard – MS-C72


Commell – MS-C72 – Micro-ATX Core i7/i5/i3/Pentium Q57 Motherboard | Motherboard | MicroATX Industrial Motherboard

SKU: EOL_MS-C72 Category:



The MS-C72 is designed for the new Intel Core i7/i5/i3 processors with 1066/1333MHz FSB using the LGA1156 socket. The Micro-ATX mainboard is based on the Intel Q57 chipset, along with a compatible processor that is the Intel next generation 64-bit,  multi-core processors built on 32 nm Core i5/i3 with HD Graphic function or 45nm i7/i5 without Graphics, this innovative two-chip solution provides Intel Turbo boost technology and Intel Hyper-Threading technology which maximizes performance to match your workload. This platform is designed fully compatible with Windows 7 and ideal for developing high-performance systems for industrial control and automation, PC-based surveillance, gaming, video server, print imaging and digital signage.

The  MS-C72 Micro-ATX mainboard is provided with four DIMM sockets for up to 16GB of DDR3 1066/1333 MT/s data transfer rate dual-channel system memory, along with Intel 32nm Core i5/i3 processor that provides the Intel HD graphics function with Dynamic Video memory Technology, MPG2/WMV9/VC1/AVC hardware acceleration, advanced pixel adaptive De-Interlacing and High quality Scaling.

Key Features

  • CPU: Intel Core i7/ i5/ i3/ Pentium desktop in LGA1156 socket.

  • Memory: Four DDR3 1066/1333 MT/s DIMM up to 16GB.

  • Chipset: Intel BD82Q57 PCH.

  • Display Interface: Intel 32nm Core i5/i3 integrated HD Graphics Technology, VGA and DVI output interface.

  • LAN Interface: 2 x Intel 82574L Giga LAN.

  • Serial ATA: Support 6 x SATAII up to 300MB/s with RAID 0,1,5,10.

  • Audio:  Intel Q57 integrated with Realtek ALC888 High Definition Audio.

  • I/O ports: 5 x RS232 and 1 x RS232/422/485 Serial Ports, 10 x USB2.0 ports, 1 x DB15 VGA port, 1 x PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports.

  • Expansion Interfaces: PCIe X16/X4, 2 x PCI , 1 x Mini-PCIe & 1 x Mini-PCI socket.

  • GPIO interface: On board programmable 8-bit Digital I/O interface.

  • WatchDog Timer: 256-level generates NMI or system reset programmable watchdog timer.



Form Factor

MicroATX Motherboard


Intel Corei7 / i5 / i3 / Pentium Desktop processor

Package Type: FCLGA1156

Bus Speed: 2.5GT/s DMI


4 x 240-pin DDR3 1066/1333 MT/s DIMM up to 16GB


Intel BD82Q57 PCH (Platform Controller Hub)

Real Time Clock

Chipset integrated RTC with onboard lithium battery

Watchdog Timer

Generates a system reset with internal timer for 1min/s ~ 255min/s

Power Management

ACPI 1.0 compliant, supports power saving mode

Serial ATA Interface

Intel Q57 PCH built-in 6 x Serial ATA II interface up to 300MB/s

Supports RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 and Intel Rapid Storage Technology

VGA/DVI Interface

Intel Core integrated HD Graphics Technology

Video Memory

Up to 1.7GB shared with system memory

Audio Interface

Intel integrated Q57 with Realtek ALC888 HD Audio

LAN Interface

2 x Intel 82574L Gigabit Ethernet Controller

GPIO Interface

On board programmable 8-bit digital I/O interface

Expansion Interfaces 

1x PCIe X16, 1 x PCIe X4, 2 x PCI,  1 x Mini-PCIe, 1 x Mini-PCI

Internal I/O Port

1 x RS232/422/485  & 2 x RS232, 1 x GPIO, 1 x CDIN, 1 x IrDA

1 x Audio, 1 x IrDA, 6 x USB2.0, 1 x LPT, 1 x FDD, 1 x DVI

External I/O Port

1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse, 2 x RJ45, 1 x VGA, 4 x USB2.0,

1 x Audio, 3 x RS232, 1 x SPDIF

External Audio

Line-in, MIC-in, Front, Rear, Center/Subwoofer and optical SPDIF

Power Requirement

Standard 24-pin ATX power supply and P4 4-pin 12V.

(20-pin is compatible)

Board Dimension

244mm x 244 mm (L x W)


Operating within 0 ~ 60°C

Storage within -20 ~ 85°C

 Note: Core i7 processors compatible with this board have no integrated graphics and so need a seperate graphics card fitted.