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CompactPCI® Serial CPU Card
Powerful 5th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 Mobile Processor
Quad-Core • Up to 24GB DDR3L ECC Memory

The SC3-LARGO is a rich featured high performance 4HP/3U CompactPCI® Serial CPU board, equipped with a 5th generation Intel® Core™ mobile processor (Broadwell H quad-core). The SC3-LARGO front panel is provided with two Gigabit Ethernet jacks, two USB 3.0 receptacles, and two mDP connectors, compliant with the DisplayPort 1.2 standard for Multi-Stream-Transport (MST). Local expansion mezzanine cards are available for additional I/O.

The SC3-LARGO is equipped with up to 24GB Low Power RAM with ECC support. Up to 8GB memory-down are provided for rugged applications, and another 16GB maximum are available via the DDR3 ECC SO-DIMM socket. The on-board SATA 6G RAID controller allows for powerful mass storage solutions via the CompactPCI® Serial backplane. Low profile SSD mezzanine modules are available as on-board storage solution, in addition.

SC3-LARGO • 5th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 (Broadwell) Mobile Processor

SC3-LARGO • 5th Generation Intel® Core™ Processor

The SC3-LARGO is equipped with a set of local expansion interface connectors, which can be optionally used to attach a mezzanine side board. A variety of expansion cards is available, e.g. providing legacy I/O and additional PCI Express® based I/O controllers such as SATA, USB 3.0 and Gigabit Ethernet, and also a third video output.

Most mezzanine side cards can accommodate in addition a 2.5-inch drive. Typically, the SC3-LARGO and the related side card would come as a readily assembled 8HP unit. As an alternate, MicroSATA or mSATA SSD based low profile mezzanine mass-storage modules are available that fit into the SC3-LARGO 4HP envelope.

Feature Summary

  • CompactPCI® Serial (PICMG® CPCI-S.0) CPU card
  • Form factor single size Eurocard (board dimensions 100x160mm2)
  • Mounting height 3U
  • Front panel width 4HP (8HP/12HP assembly with optional mezzanine side card)
  • Front panel I/O connectors for typical system configuration (2 x USB3, 2 x Mini DisplayPort, 2 x GbE)
  • Backplane communication via PCI Express® Gen3, 6x SATA 6G, 1x SATA 3G, USB 3.0, Gigabit Ethernet
  • Local mezzanine expansion option (side card), COTS and custom specific boards
  • Heat spreader available for CoolConduct® technology heat exchanger systems (option)

  • 5th Generation Intel® Core™ CPU (Broadwell H)
  • i7-5850EQ • 4 Cores • 2.7GHz (TB 3.4GHz) • 47/37W TDP/cTDP • GT3e-6200 Intel® Iris™ Pro graphics 1GHz • 6MB LLC • vPRO™/AMT
  • i7-5700EQ • 4 Cores • 2.6GHz (TB 3.4GHz) • 47/37W TDP/cTDP • GT2-5600 Intel® HD graphics 1GHz • 6MB LLC • vPRO™/AMT

  • Phoenix® UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) with CSM*
  • Fully customizable by EKF
  • Secure Boot and Measured Boot supported - meeting all demands as specified by Microsoft®
  • Windows®, Linux and other (RT)OS' supported
  • Intel® AMT supported (disabled by default, must be enabled via BIOS setup)
* CSM (Compatibility Support Module) emulates a legacy BIOS environment, which allows to boot a legacy operating system such as DOS, 32-bit Windows and some RTOS'

Main Memory
  • Integrated memory controller up to 24GB DDR3L 1600 +ECC
  • DDR3L +ECC soldered memory up to 8GB
  • DDR3L +ECC SO-DIMM memory module socket up to 16GB

Performance Rating
  • Passmark 8.0 performance test (Windows 8.1/64, 16GB RAM, C47-MSATA mezzanine SSD storage module)
  • SC3-630D (i7-5700EQ): Passmark rating 2975, CPU rating 8620
  • SC3-830D (i7-5850EQ): Passmark rating 3271, CPU rating 9167

  • Integrated HD Graphics Engine, 3 symmetric independent displays
  • 3D HW acceleration DX11.1, OpenCL 1.2, OpenGL 4.3, ES 2.0
  • HW media acceleration DXVA 2, VAAPI
  • HW video decode H264, SVC, AVC, MVC, MPEG-2, MJPEG, JPEG large frame support, VC-1, VP8
  • HW video encode H264, SVC, AVC, MVC, MPEG-2
  • Content protection PUMA, PAVP, HDCP
  • Front panel options: Dual Mini-DisplayPort (mDP) or single VGA connector
  • 3rd DisplayPort connector via mezzanine side card
  • DisplayPort™ 1.2 Multi-Stream Transport (MST) - display daisy chaining
  • Max Resolution 4096 x 2304 @60Hz (any DisplayPort), 1920 x 1200 (VGA)
  • 4k x 2k @24Hz supported for Blu-ray playback
  • Integrated audio

  • Up to 4 networking interfaces in total - 2 x front RJ45 GbE, 2 x backplane GbE via P6
  • 1000BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, 10BASE-T connections
  • Front port 1 - I217LM with Intel® AMT support
  • Front port 2 - Intel® I210-IT -40°C to +85°C operating temperature GbE NIC w. integrated PHY
  • Front port option M12 X-coded connectors (replacement for RJ45, requires 8HP front panel width)
  • IPv4/IPv6 checksum offload, 9.5KB Jumbo Frame support, EEE Energy Efficient Ethernet
  • IEEE 802.1Qav Audio-Video-Bridging (AVB) enhancements for time-sensivitive streams
  • IEEE 1588 and 802.1AS packets hardware-based time stamping for high-precision time synchronization
  • Backplane Gigabit Ethernet w. 2 x I210-IT NIC

  • Intel® QM87 Lynx Point Platform Controller Hub (PCH)
  • 8 x PCIe Gen2 5GT/s
  • 4 x SATA 6G, 2 x SATA 3G
  • 10 x USB2, 4 x USB3
  • LPC, Audio, Legacy

On-Board Building Blocks
  • Additional on-board devices, PCIe® based
  • 3 x Gigabit Ethernet controllers Intel® I210IT
  • 1 x Gigabit Ethernet PHY Intel® I217LM
  • IEEE 1588-2008 Precision Time Protocol supported including PPS and PPM signals
  • PCIe Gen2 packet switch 16-lane 16-port PLX PEX8618
  • SATA 6G RAID controller Marvell® 88SE9230 ARM powered subsystem for host CPU offload

  • Trusted Platform Module
  • TPM 2.0 for highest level of certified platform protection
  • Infineon Optiga™ SLB 9665 cryptographic processor
  • Conforming to TCG 2.0 specification
  • AES hardware acceleration support by 5th Gen processor series (Intel® AES-NI)

Front Panel I/O (4HP)
  • 2 x Gigabit Ethernet RJ45 (1 = PCH & I217LM - iAMT, 2 = I210IT)
  • 2 x DisplayPort (from processor integrated HD graphics engine, mDP style receptacles, optional cable connector retainer available)
  • 2 x USB 3.0

CompactPCI® Serial Backplane Resources
  • PICMG® CPCI-S.0 CPU card & system slot controller
  • 16 x PCIe Gen3 8GT/s (2 links x 8 for two fat pipe slots, derived directly from the Intel® Core™ CPU
  • 6 x PCIe Gen2 5GT/s (6 links x 1 for peripheral slots)
  • 2x SATA 6G & 1x SATA 3G (from QM87 PCH)
  • 4 x SATA 6G (Marvell hardware RAID controller)
  • 4 x USB2, 2 x USB3 (from PCH)
  • 2 x Gigabit Ethernet (I210IT networking controllers)

Local Expansion and Mass Storage Solutions
  • Mezzanine side card connectors for local expansion
  • P-EXP - USB 2.0 & Legacy (from PCH)
  • P-DP3 - 3rd DisplayPort video (from Intel® Core™ CPU)
  • P-HSE - 2 x SATA 6G, 1 x SATA 3G & 4 x USB 2.0 (from PCH)
  • P-PCIE - PCIe Gen2 5GT/s 1 link x 4 lanes (from on-board PCIe® switch)
  • 4HP Low profile mezzanine module options
  • CFast™ Card with C41-CFAST mezzanine module
  • SATA 1.8-Inch Solid State Drive with C42-SATA mezzanine module
  • Dual mSATA SSD with C47-MSATA mezzanine module
  • Triple M.2/NGFF SATA SSD 2230 - 2280 size with C48-M2 mezzanine module
  • Custom specific module design
  • 8HP/12HP Mezzanine side card options
  • SCS-TRUMPET - 3rd DisplayPort F/P connector, RS-232, 2 x USB3, on-board 2.5-Inch SATA SSD or 2 x M.2/NGFF SATA SSD module sockets 2230 - 2280
  • Variety of other side cards available
  • Custom specific side card design

Environmental & Regulatory
  • Suitable e.g. for industrial, transportation & instrumentation applications
  • Designed & manufactured in Germany
  • ISO 9001 certified quality management
  • Long term availability
  • Rugged solution
  • Coating, sealing, underfilling on request
  • Lifetime application support
  • RoHS compliant
  • Operating temperature 0°C to +70°C
  • Operating temperature -40°C to +85°C (industrial temperature range) on request
  • Storage temperature -40°C to +85°C, max. gradient 5°C/min
  • Humidity 5% ... 95% RH non condensing
  • Altitude -300m ... +3000m
  • Shock 15g 0.33ms, 6g 6ms
  • Vibration 1g 5-2000Hz
  • MTBF 11.7 years (SC3-680D)
  • EC Regulatory EN55022, EN55024, EN60950-1 (UL60950-1/IEC60950-1)

RT OS Board Support Packages & Driver
  • LynxOS - on request
  • On Time RTOS-32 - on request
  • OS-9 - on request
  • QNX
  • Real-Time Linux (RT Patch) - on request
  • RTX - on request
  • VxWorks 5.5 & 6.9 - on request
  • VxWorks 7.0 - under development
  • Others - on request

all items are subject to change w/o further notice

While mechanically compliant to CompactPCI® Classic, CompactPCI® Serial (PICMG® CPCIS.0) defines a completely new card slot, based on PCI Express®, SATA, Gigabit Ethernet and USB serial data lines. Up to 6 high-speed backplane connectors P1 - P6 are provided on a system slot controller such as the SC3-LARGO, which can be considered as a root hub with respect to most signal lines. A passive backplane is used for distribution of a defined subset of I/O channels from the system slot to each of up to eight peripheral slots in a CompactPCI® Serial system.

Most CompactPCI® Serial peripheral slot cards require only the backplane connector P1, which comprises PCIe, SATA and USB signals, resulting in a concise and inexpensive peripheral board design. More powerful peripheral cards profit from so called Fat Pipe slots (PCIe x 8). The SC3-LARGO is a native CompactPCI® Serial CPU card, suitable for usage in a pure CPCI Serial environment. Due to its generous backplane capabilities (22 x PCI Express® lanes, 6 x USB, 7 x SATA RAID, 2 x GbE), very powerful industrial systems can be built.

SC3-LARGO with C48-M2 SATA SSD Storage Module

SC3-LARGO with C48-M2 Dual SATA SSD Storage Module

SC3-LARGO • Simplified Block Diagram

SC3-LARGO • Simplified Block Diagram

SC3-LARGO w. SCS-TRUMPET Mezzanine Side Card 8HP Assembly

SC3-LARGO w. SCS-TRUMPET Mezzanine Side Card 8HP Assembly

SC3-LARGO w. CoolConduct® Heat Spreader for Industrial High Performance Computing (Multiprocessing Systems)

SC3-LARGO w. CoolConduct® Heat Spreader for Multiprocessing Systems
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Please refer to List 21 for popular SC3-LARGO SKUs
For popular mezzanine side cards please refer to List 20
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