The cExpress-BL is a COM ExpressR COM.0 R2.1 Type 6 Compact size module supporting the 64-bit 5th Generation Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3 and ULT Processors and Intel® Celeron™ Processors with CPU, memory controller, graphics processor and I/O hub on the same chip. Leveraging the benefits provided by the Intel® Core™ i7/i5/3 ULT and Intel® Celeron™ System-on-Chip, the cExpress-BL is specifically designed for customers who need optimum processing and graphics performance with low power consumption in a long product life solution.
The cExpress-BL features the Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3 processor and Intel® Celeron™ processor supporting Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (up to 2 cores, 4 threads) and up to 32GB of non-ECC DDR3L dual-channel memory at 1333/1600 MHz in dual stacked SODIMM sockets to provide excellent overall performance.
Integrated Intel Generation 8 Graphics includes features such as OpenGL 4.2, DirectX 11.1, Intel® Clear Video HD Technology, Advanced Scheduler 2.0, 1.0, XPDM support, and DirectX Video Acceleration (DXVA) support for full AVC/VC1/MPEG2 hardware decode. Graphics outputs include dual-channel 18/24-bit LVDS (4lane eDP as an option) and two DDI ports supporting HDMI / DVI / DisplayPort. The cExpress-BL is specifically designed for customers with high-performance processing graphics requirements who want to outsource the custom core logic of their systems for reduced development time.
The cExpress-BL features a single onboard Gigabit Ethernet port, two USB 3.0 ports, and six USB 2.0 ports, and 4 SATA 6 Gb/s ports. Support is provided for SMBus and I2C. The module is equipped with SPI AMI EFI BIOS with CMOS backup, supporting embedded features such as a remote console, CMOS backup, hardware monitor, and watchdog timer.