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Sapphire FS-FP5V Mini-STX Motherboard With Embedded Ryzen V1000 APU Unveiled

AMD is slowly making its way deeper into the CPU market as more and more laptops and mini-PCs based on AMD Ryzen have been popping up. This time Sapphire FS-FP5V is the latest Form Factor board that comes with embedded AMD Ryzen V1000 APU.

Sapphire FS-FP5V is a form factor board that targets customer in the high-resolution visual embedded segment like medical imaging machines, gaming machines and more.

While it comes as a surprise since Saphhire brand is usually associated with GPUs but the company is also in the business of manufacturing form factor motherboards with embedded AMD CPUs and APUs.

The Sapphire FS-FP5V motherboard with Ryzen Embedded V1000 APU is categorized as Mini-STX and the dimensions for the motherboard are 47.3mm x 139.7mm. Furthermore, to power the motherboard, it features 19V DC power jack and a single 4-pin 12V power connector.

Sapphire FS-FP5V Motherboard With Embedded Ryzen V1000

As for the what this motherboard brings in terms of specifications, the Sapphire FS-FP5V with Ryzen Embedded V1000 APU supports up to 32 GB of DDR4-3200 memory, a single SATA III port, two M.2 slots.

As we mentioned earlier that AMD Ryzen V1000 is an embedded APU which is the combination of Zen architecture and Vega Graphics. The CPU is based on the 14 nm FinFET process.

The Sapphire FS-FP5V motherboard will be available in four variants depending on the AMD Ryzen V1000 SKU. Meaning the motherboard will arrive with four variants of AMD Ryzen V1000 APU, which are:

  • Ryzen Embedded V1807B – 4 cores/8 threads,  3.35 GHz base clock, 3.8 GHz boost clock, Radeon Vega 11 Graphics(1300 MHz)
  • Ryzen Embedded V1756B – 4 cores/8 threads,  3.25 GHz base clock, 3.6 GHz boost clock, Radeon Vega 8 Graphics(1100 MHz)
  • Ryzen Embedded V1605B – 4 cores/8 threads,  2.06 GHz base clock, 3.6 GHz boost clock, Radeon Vega 8 Graphics(1100 MHz)
  •  Ryzen Embedded V1202B – 2 cores/4 threads,  2 GHz base clock, 3.6 GHz boost clock, Radeon Vega 3 Graphics(1100 MHz)

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