The Express-HL is a COM Express® COM.0 R2.1 Type 6 module supporting the 64-bit 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7/i5/3 or Celeron® processor with CPU (formerly codenamed Haswell), memory controller, and graphics processor on the same chip. Based on the latest Mobile Intel® QM87 or HM86 Express chipset, the Express-HL is specifically designed for customers who need high-level processing and graphics performance in a long product life solution.
The Express-HL features the Intel® Core™ i7/i5/i3 or Celeron® processor supporting Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (up to 4 cores, 8 threads) and DDR3 dual-channel memory at 1333/1600 MHz to provide excellent overall performance. Intel® Flexible Display Interface and Direct Media Interface provide high-speed connectivity to the Intel® QM77or HM86 Express chipset.
Integrated Intel® Generation 7.5 includes features such as OpenGL 3.1, DirectX11, 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 VGA, LVDS, and three DDI ports supporting HDMI / DVI / DisplayPort. The Express-HL 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 Express-HL has dual stacked SODIMM sockets for up to 16 GB DDR3 memory. The Intel® Mobile QM87 or HM86 Express chipset integrates VGA and dual-channel 18/24-bit LVDS display output. In addition to the onboard integrated graphics, a multiplexed PCI express x16 Graphics bus is available for discrete graphics expansion or general-purpose x8 or x4 PCI Express connectivity.
The Express-HL features a single onboard Gigabit Ethernet port, four USB 3.0 ports, and four 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.