The PP 512/06x single slot 6U CompactPCI processor board, from Concurrent Technologies, features the 2.53 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor T9400. The board is ideal for CPU intensive processing applications whereby the processor’s dual cores can access up to 8 Gbytes of on board DDR3 dual channel SDRAM at up to 16 Gbytes/s. As a single slot solution, this combination of high performance data processing, and a range of I/O interfaces, plus two PMC/XMC sites ensures that the PP 512/06x is an ideal choice for processing intensive applications, particularly within the communications, security, telemetry, scientific and aerospace markets.
The PP 512/06x consists of the Intel Core 2 Duo processor T9400, the Intel GM45 Graphics Memory Controller Hub, and the Intel I/O Controller Hub 9M. The processor utilizes Intel’s 45nm process technology, and offers a large L2 cache (6 Mbytes), 1066 MHz Front Side Bus, improved power management, plus new features and enhancements to the Intel Core microarchitecture delivering increased instructions per clock.
For I/O, control and data processing flexibility the PP 512/06x supports two high performance PMC/XMC sites with front and rear I/O, PICMG 2.16 (Ethernet fabric), PICMG 2.9 (IPMI) and PICMG 2.1 (hot swap). Each PMC site supports up to 133MHz PCI-X operation as well as a x4 PCI Express XMC interfaces, XMC site 2 can also support x8 PCI Express. The CompactPCI control/data plane throughput can operate at 33/66MHz backplane PCI signaling speeds; the PP 512/06x can operate as a system controller board, a peripheral board or as a satellite board (blade).
A wide range of onboard I/O is available to the user: the board supports three 10/100/1000Mps Ethernet interfaces (one front and two rear) and the front panel also supports a USB 2.0, RS-232, analog graphics (2048 x 1536), keyboard and mouse interfaces. The rear panel supports three USB 2.0, RS-232, and up to four SATA300 interfaces.
Other features included are a watchdog timer, long duration timer, LAN boot firmware and options for an onboard 2.5-inch SATA300 hard disk drive and/or CompactFlash storage. For applications requiring rear I/O connections, a transition module is available – and can be optionally fitted with a USB Flash disk. For ease of integration, the PP 512/06x family of boards support many of today’s leading operating systems, including Linux, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Embedded, Windows XP, Solaris, VxWorks and QNX.
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