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Motherboard Specifications, APP80-NI (Alberta-U)

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Figure 1: The APP80-NI (Alberta) motherboard
  • Manufacturer's motherboard name: Pegatron APP80-NI
  • HP/Compaq name: Alberta-U (integrated graphics)

Form Factor

  • Custom 186.3mm (7.33 inches) x 204.95mm (8.07 inches)


  • AMD M880G (RS880M and SB820M)

Front-side bus speed

  • HyperTransport 3 (up to 5.2GT/s)

Upgrade Information

  • TDP: up to 25W
  • Motherboard supports the following processor upgrades:
    NOTE:Only Socket AM3 processors are supported with this motherboard.
    • AMD Athlon II X2 2xxU (Regor core)
    • AMD Athlon II 1xxU (Sargas core)
  • Two DDR3 SO-DIMMs (204-pin) sockets
  • Supports 1GB, 2GB, and 4 GB DDR3 SO-DIMMs per socket
  • Supports Dual channel memory architecture
  • Supported speeds:
    • PC3-8500 @ 1066 MHz*
    • PC3-10600 @1333 MHz - only for models that include the 270U processor
      * PC3-10600 may be used but will run at a slower supported speed.
  • Non-ECC memory only, unbuffered
  • Supports up to 8 GB on 64-bit PCs (DIMMs run at DDR3-1066)
  • Supports up to 4 GB* on 32-bit PCs
    *Actual available memory may be less.

Integrated video

  • Integrated graphics: AMD Radeon HD 4270, shared memory up to 256MB

Integrated audio

  • Integrated High Definition audio
  • Audio CODEC: Realtek ALC269
  • Supports jack sensing
  • Supports Line-input, Mic-input, Headphone output

Integrated network

  • Interface: Integrated into motherboard
  • Technology: Realtek RTL8105E
  • Data transfer speeds: up to 10/100 Mb/s
  • Transmission standards:10-Base-T Ethernet

I/O Ports

Figure 2: Side I/O ports
1 - Headphone out
2 - Microphone in
3 - Two USB 2.0 ports
4 - Slot for memory card reader
Figure 3: Back I/O panel
1 - DC power input
2 - RJ45 Network (LAN)
3 - 3.5mm analog audio out port (supports 2 channels)
4 - Four USB 2.0 ports
  • One LVDS connector for onboard graphics output to LCD display
  • Sata 2.0
  • Sata 1.0
  • Two Hard drive power
  • One Speaker Left/Right
  • One connector for Inverter
  • One USB connector for Webcam
  • One Power button and side key connector
  • One system fan
  • Card reader connector
  • One PCI Express x1 mini slot

Jumper settings

CAUTION: Do not change any jumper setting while the computer is on. Damage to the motherboard can result.
To clear CMOS, follow these steps:
  1. Turn OFF the computer and unplug the power cord.
  2. Locate the jumper.
  3. Temporarily set jumper to pins 2-4.
  4. Wait 5-10 seconds and then return the jumper to pins 4-6.
  5. You may now restart the PC.
The BIOS password is used to protect BIOS settings from unwanted changes. If you have forgotten your password you may disable password checking.
To erase the BIOS password follow these steps:
  1. Turn OFF the computer and unplug the power cord.
  2. Locate the jumper.
  3. Move the jumper on jumper to pins 1-3.
  4. Wait approximately 10 seconds and then return the jumper to pins 3-5.
  5. Plug in the power cord and turn ON the computer.

Motherboard layout

Figure 4: layout
Line drawing of motherboard showing components

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