XCalibur4500

5th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Broadwell-H Processor-Based Conduction- or Air-Cooled 6U CompactPCI Module

With the 5th generation Intel® Core™ i7 Broadwell-H processor, the XCalibur4500 delivers superior performance and efficiency for today's network information processing and high performance embedded computing applications. The XCalibur4500 leverages Intel® Iris™ Pro graphics for graphics-intensive tasks and serves as a general purpose GPU for demanding data processing applications.

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XCalibur4500 6U cPCI SBC

The XCalibur4500 is a high-performance 6U CompactPCI single board computer that is ideal for ruggedized systems requiring high-bandwidth processing and low power consumption. With the 5th generation Intel® Core™ i7 Broadwell-H processor, the XCalibur4500 delivers superior performance and efficiency for today’s network information processing and high performance embedded computing applications. The XCalibur4500 leverages Intel® Iris™ Pro graphics for graphics-intensive tasks and serves as a general-purpose GPU for demanding data processing applications.

The XCalibur4500 provides up to 16 GB DDR3L-1600 ECC SDRAM in two separate channels, two XMC/PrPMC slots, and up to 64 GB of NAND flash. The XCalibur4500 also hosts numerous I/O ports, including Gigabit Ethernet, USB, SATA, graphics, and RS-232/422/485 serial ports through the backplane connectors.

The XCalibur4500 is a powerful, feature-rich solution for the next generation of compute-intensive embedded applications. Wind River VxWorks and Linux Board Support Packages (BSPs) are available, as well as Microsoft Windows drivers.

Features

  • Supports 5th generation (Broadwell-H) and 4th generation (Haswell) Intel® Core™ i7 processors
  • 6U CompactPCI module
  • Complies with PICMG 2.0, 2.1, 2.3, 2.9, 2.16
  • Conduction or air cooling
  • Up to 16 GB DDR3L-1600 ECC SDRAM in two channels
  • Up to 64 GB of NAND flash
  • Three Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • Three USB 2.0 high-speed ports
  • Four SATA ports
  • Two RS-232/422/485 serial ports
  • Two XMC/PMC interfaces
  • Two HDMI/DVI-D or Dual-Mode DisplayPort interfaces
  • Intel® vPro™/AMT support
  • Wind River VxWorks BSP
  • Linux BSP
  • Microsoft Windows drivers
  • Contact factory for availability of Green Hills INTEGRITY, QNX Neutrino, and LynuxWorks LynxOS BSPs

Technical Specs

Processor

  • 5th generation Intel® Core™ i7 (Broadwell-H)
  • 4th generation Intel® Core™ i7 (Haswell)
  • Integrated high-performance 3D graphics controller
  • Up to Intel® Iris™ Pro Graphics 6200

Memory

  • Up to 16 GB of DDR3L-1600 ECC SDRAM in two channels
  • Up to 64 GB of NAND flash
  • 64 MB NOR boot flash
  • 64 kB EEPROM

cPCI

  • 66 MHz 64-bit PCI interface to J1 and J2
  • PICMG 2.1 (Hot Swap support)
  • PICMG 2.3 (PMC I/O to P3 and P5)
  • PICMG 2.9 (dedicated IPMI controller)
  • PICMG 2.16 (two 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet ports)

PrPMC

  • PCI-X (32/64-bit, 66/100 MHz)
  • PCI (32/64-bit, 33/66 MHz)

XMC (VITA 42.3)

  • x8 PCI Express Gen3-capable

Front Panel I/O (Optional)

  • Dual-Mode DisplayPort interface
  • One 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet port
  • One USB 2.0 port
  • General-purpose LEDs

Rear Panel I/O

  • Two 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet ports
  • Four SATA ports capable of 3 Gb/s
  • Two USB 2.0 ports
  • HDMI/DVI-D or Dual-Mode DisplayPort interface
  • Two RS-232/422/485 serial ports
  • 3.3 V GPIO signals
  • PMC I/O

Additional Features

  • Non-volatile memory write protection
  • Optional Trusted Platform Module (TPM)
  • IEEE 1588 support on two Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • Intel® Active Management Technology (AMT) supported by Intel® vPro™ Technology

Software Support

  • Wind River VxWorks BSP
  • Linux BSP
  • Microsoft Windows drivers
  • Contact factory for availability of Green Hills INTEGRITY, QNX Neutrino, and LynuxWorks LynxOS BSPs

Physical Characteristics

  • 6U CompactPCI conduction- or air-cooled form factor
  • Dimensions: 233 mm x 160 mm

Environmental Requirements

Contact factory for appropriate board configuration based on environmental requirements.

  • Supported ruggedization levels (see the X-ES Ruggedization Chart): 1, 3, 5
  • Conformal coating available as an ordering option
  • Thermal performance will vary based on CPU frequency and application

Power Requirements

  • Power will vary based on configuration and usage. Please consult factory.

Accessories

  • Xit1009 (90060335) - 6U cPCI I/O RTM Module
  • XTend209 (90071685) - Debug Module
  • Cable (90000245) - DisplayPort to DisplayPort, M to M, 6 ft.
  • Cable (90000250) - DisplayPort to HDMI, M to M, 6 ft.
  • Cable (90000255) - DisplayPort to DVI-D, M to M, 6 ft.

Documentation

Datasheet

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Technical Documents

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Additional Information

Press Release

5th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 (Broadwell-H) Press Release

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Board Support

X-ES Enterprise Linux (XEL) Board Support Package

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Datasheet

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