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Board Layout and Features Cont.
Looking at the I/O panel can tell you a lot about a motherboard. The Foxconn A88GMX features a single PS/2 keyboard connection 6 USB plugs, eSATA and Gigabit Ethernet. 7.1 channel sound is available using the 6 auto plugs. Onboard graphics is handled by using up to 2 of the available graphics connections. Sadly there is no digital audio option, which would be ideal for HTPC use.