AMD Releases Final DTX Specs Page: 1
News <script type="text/javascript" src=""></script> Posted 20/02/07
Author: PV5150
Source: The Inquirer

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After AMD had made the announcement of its impending DTX case format in January of this year, they have now publicly released the specifications for the format.

The DTX standard will be designed to empower OEMs, ODMs, and component vendors to deliver innovative solutions to market that are smaller, quieter, and desktop-friendly, while leveraging commonalities within the ecosystem that benefit both customers and end users. The DTX standard will take advantage of the existing ATX infrastructure and benefits, including cost efficiency, system options and backward-compatibility, to allow for ground-breaking PC design.

You may view the ten page DTX specification in PDF form here

The DTX specification is slightly larger than Via's mini ATX form factor, but DTX includes a mandatory two expansion slots - either PCI or PCI-Express. AMD spoke of an additional Xpresscard slot within the preliminary specification but this isn't mentioned in the new document, probably as it focuses on form factor as opposed to additional paraphernalia. DTX uses a standard 24-pin power connector and an additional 2x2 power connector.

DTX motherboard layout sizes are as follows:
  • Full-DTX – 9.60 in x 8.00 in (243.84 mm x 203.20 mm)
  • Mini-DTX – 6.70 in x 8.00 in (170.18 mm x 203.20 mm)

  • DTX mobo

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