IPC2
Hardware Specification
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Revision History
Revision
1.0
1.1
1.2
1.3
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HW Engineer
Maxim Birger
Maxim Birger
Maxim Birger
Maxim Birger
Revision Changes
Initial public release
Typo fixes and diagram updates
Fixed RS232 serial COM port mapping
Added power supply temperature ratings:
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Table of Contents
Legal Notice................................................................................................................................................... 2
Revision History ............................................................................................................................................ 3
1
2
3
Introduction ........................................................................................................................................ 10
1.1
About This Document ................................................................................................................. 10
1.2
Reference .................................................................................................................................... 10
1.3
Terms and Acronyms .................................................................................................................. 11
System Overview ................................................................................................................................ 12
2.1
Highlights .................................................................................................................................... 12
2.2
Specifications .............................................................................................................................. 12
2.3
System Block Diagram ................................................................................................................. 15
2.4
Models and Platform SKUs ......................................................................................................... 15
Platform .............................................................................................................................................. 16
3.1
Processor..................................................................................................................................... 16
3.1.1
Processor Features .................................................................................................................. 16
3.1.2
Supported Technologies ......................................................................................................... 16
3.1.3
Processor Power States........................................................................................................... 17
3.1.3.1
System States .......................................................................................................................... 18
3.2
Processor Graphics Controller .................................................................................................... 19
3.2.1
3.3
Graphics Features ................................................................................................................... 19
PCH (Chipset) .............................................................................................................................. 20
3.3.1
PCH Capability Overview ......................................................................................................... 20
3.3.1.1
Direct Media Interface (DMI) .................................................................................................. 20
3.3.1.2
PCI Express* Interface ............................................................................................................. 20
3.3.1.3
Serial ATA (SATA) Controller ................................................................................................... 21
3.3.1.3.1
AHCI..................................................................................................................................... 21
3.3.1.4
Low Pin Count (LPC) Interface................................................................................................. 21
3.3.1.5
Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI) .............................................................................................. 21
3.3.1.6
Universal Serial Bus (USB) Controllers .................................................................................... 21
3.3.1.7
Flexible I/O .............................................................................................................................. 21
3.3.1.8
Gigabit Ethernet Controller..................................................................................................... 22
3.3.1.9
RTC .......................................................................................................................................... 23
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3.3.1.10
GPIO .................................................................................................................................... 23
3.3.1.11
System Management Bus (SMBus) ..................................................................................... 23
3.3.1.12
High Definition Audio Controller......................................................................................... 23
3.4
Intel Management Engine........................................................................................................... 24
3.5
System Clocks .............................................................................................................................. 25
3.5.1
Functional Blocks .................................................................................................................... 26
3.5.2
Clock Configuration Access Overview ..................................................................................... 27
3.6
3.6.1
Processor Integrated Memory Controller ............................................................................... 28
3.6.2
System Supported Memory .................................................................................................... 29
3.6.3
System Memory Timing Support ............................................................................................ 30
3.6.4
System Memory Organization Modes .................................................................................... 31
3.6.4.1
Single-Channel Mode .............................................................................................................. 31
3.6.4.2
Dual-Channel Mode (Intel Flex Memory Technology Mode) ................................................. 31
3.6.4.3
Dual-Channel Symmetric Mode .............................................................................................. 31
3.6.4.4
System Memory Frequency .................................................................................................... 31
3.7
4
System Memory .......................................................................................................................... 28
Storage ........................................................................................................................................ 32
3.7.1
Certified storage devices......................................................................................................... 33
3.7.1.1
HDD examples ......................................................................................................................... 33
3.7.1.2
mSATA SSD examples .............................................................................................................. 37
Peripherals .......................................................................................................................................... 39
4.1
Display Interface ......................................................................................................................... 39
4.2
Network ...................................................................................................................................... 41
4.2.1
LAN1 – Intel MAC/PHY GbE Controller ................................................................................... 41
4.2.2
LAN2 – Intel I211AT GbE Controller ........................................................................................ 43
4.2.2.1
Intel I211AT Features .............................................................................................................. 43
4.2.3
LAN Ports LEDs notifications ................................................................................................... 43
4.3
Wireless Networks ...................................................................................................................... 44
4.4
Wireless Module Features .......................................................................................................... 44
4.5
Audio ........................................................................................................................................... 46
4.5.1
Audio Codec General Description ........................................................................................... 46
4.5.2
Audio Codec Features ............................................................................................................. 46
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4.6
5
Interfaces ............................................................................................................................................ 50
5.1
7
PCI Express .................................................................................................................................. 50
5.1.1
PCI Express Specifications ....................................................................................................... 50
5.1.2
Mini PCI Express* Edge Connector ......................................................................................... 51
5.2
6
Super-I/O Controller ................................................................................................................... 49
Digital Display Interface .............................................................................................................. 52
5.2.1
High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) ........................................................................ 53
5.2.1.1
HDMI Connector ..................................................................................................................... 54
5.2.2
Digital Video Interface (DVI) ................................................................................................... 55
5.2.3
Display Port Interface (DP) ...................................................................................................... 55
5.2.3.1
DisplayPort Connector ............................................................................................................ 57
5.3
USB Interface .............................................................................................................................. 60
5.4
RS232 Serial Interface ................................................................................................................. 61
Miscellaneous Features...................................................................................................................... 63
6.1
Mini PCI Express/mSATA sharing ................................................................................................ 63
6.2
SIM Interface ............................................................................................................................... 64
6.3
SPI Interface ................................................................................................................................ 64
6.4
Custom Design GPIOs.................................................................................................................. 64
6.5
FACE Module Interface ............................................................................................................... 65
6.5.1
Extension Connectors ............................................................................................................. 66
6.5.2
Connectors Pinout................................................................................................................... 67
6.5.3
FM-USB3 ................................................................................................................................. 69
6.5.3.1
Description .............................................................................................................................. 69
6.5.3.2
Highlights ................................................................................................................................ 69
6.5.3.3
Block Diagram ......................................................................................................................... 69
6.5.3.4
mSATA slot .............................................................................................................................. 69
6.5.3.5
Mechanics ............................................................................................................................... 70
6.5.3.5.1
PCB Assembly ...................................................................................................................... 70
6.5.3.5.2
Front Panel .......................................................................................................................... 70
Advanced Technologies...................................................................................................................... 71
7.1
Intel vPRO technology ................................................................................................................. 71
7.2
Intel Active Management Technology ........................................................................................ 71
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7.3
8
Intel Virtualization Technology ................................................................................................... 71
Power Management ........................................................................................................................... 73
8.1
9
Embedded Controller Renesas H8S/2113 ................................................................................... 73
Electrical Characteristics .................................................................................................................... 74
9.1
Absolute Maximum Ratings ........................................................................................................ 74
9.2
Recommended Operating Conditions......................................................................................... 74
9.3
DC Electrical Characteristics........................................................................................................ 74
9.4
Power Supply .............................................................................................................................. 75
10
Mechanical Characteristics ............................................................................................................ 76
10.1
Mechanical Drawings .................................................................................................................. 76
10.1.1
Chassis ..................................................................................................................................... 76
10.1.2
Single Board Computer ........................................................................................................... 80
10.1.2.1
With FACE Module .............................................................................................................. 80
10.1.2.2
Without FACE Module ........................................................................................................ 81
10.2
11
Environmental ............................................................................................................................. 82
Resources ........................................................................................................................................ 83
Table of Figures
Figure 1 – IPC2 Top Level Block Diagram ................................................................................................... 15
Figure 2 – Processor Power States ............................................................................................................. 17
Figure 3 – PCH Internal Clock Diagram ...................................................................................................... 26
Figure 4 – Memory Interface ..................................................................................................................... 28
Figure 5 – SATA Interface ........................................................................................................................... 32
Figure 6 – Processor Display Architecture ................................................................................................. 39
Figure 7 – PCH Display Architecture .......................................................................................................... 40
Figure 8 – Wireless Module Block Diagram ............................................................................................... 45
Figure 9 – Wireless Module Mechanical Dimensions ............................................................................... 45
Figure 10 – Audio Codec Functional Block Diagram .................................................................................. 48
Figure 11 – SMSC SIO1007 Super-I/O Controller functional block diagram ............................................. 49
Figure 12 – IPC2 PCI Express Interface scheme ......................................................................................... 50
Figure 13 – HDMI Link Diagram ................................................................................................................. 53
Figure 14 – DP Link Diagram ...................................................................................................................... 56
Figure 15 – IPC2 USB Interface scheme ..................................................................................................... 60
Figure 16 – IPC2 Serial Connectivity .......................................................................................................... 61
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Figure 17 – IPC2 Mini PCIe/mSATA scheme .............................................................................................. 63
Figure 18 – FACE Module concept ............................................................................................................. 65
Figure 19 – FACE Module FM-USB3 block diagram ................................................................................... 69
Figure 20 – FM-USB3 PCB Assembly Top ................................................................................................... 70
Figure 21 – FM-USB3 front panel ............................................................................................................... 70
Figure 22 – Renesas H8S/2113 Functional Block Diagram ........................................................................ 73
Figure 23 – IPC2 Isometric Front ................................................................................................................ 76
Figure 24 – IPC2 Isometric Back ................................................................................................................. 76
Figure 25 – IPC2 Front Panel ...................................................................................................................... 77
Figure 26 – IPC2 Back Panel ....................................................................................................................... 77
Figure 27 – IPC2 Top ................................................................................................................................... 78
Figure 28 – IPC2 Bottom ............................................................................................................................. 78
Figure 29 – IPC2 service door with mounted HDD/SSD storage drive ..................................................... 79
Figure 30 – SBC-iHSW Mechanical Drawing with FACE Module ............................................................... 80
Figure 31 – SBC-iHSW Mechanical Drawing without FACE Module ......................................................... 81
Table of Tables
Table 1 – Reference Documents ................................................................................................................ 10
Table 2 – Terms and Acronyms .................................................................................................................. 11
Table 3 – Platform Specifications .............................................................................................................. 12
Table 4 – Display and Graphics Specifications .......................................................................................... 13
Table 5 – Audio Specifications ................................................................................................................... 13
Table 6 – Networking Specifications.......................................................................................................... 13
Table 7 – Connectivity Specifications ........................................................................................................ 13
Table 8 – Mechanical and Environmental Specifications.......................................................................... 14
Table 9 – Models and Platform SKUs......................................................................................................... 15
Table 10 – System States............................................................................................................................ 18
Table 11 – Processor Core States ............................................................................................................... 18
Table 12 – Flexible I/O High Speed Signal settings with PCIe, USB3.0, and SATA Ports .......................... 22
Table 13 – PCH Clock Input ........................................................................................................................ 25
Table 14 – PCH Clock Outputs .................................................................................................................... 25
Table 15 – PCH PLL...................................................................................................................................... 26
Table 16 – Modulator Block ....................................................................................................................... 27
Table 17 – Supported SO-DIMM Memory Modules Configurations ........................................................ 29
Table 18 – Supported Max Memory Size per SO-DIMM ........................................................................... 30
Table 19 – DDR3L System Memory Timing Support ................................................................................. 30
Table 20 – WD Scorpio Blue HDD series .................................................................................................... 33
Table 21 – WD Scorpio Blue HDD series (cont.) ........................................................................................ 34
Table 22 – Hitachi CinemaStar C5K750 HDD models ................................................................................ 35
Table 23 – Seagate Momentus HDD series................................................................................................ 36
Table 24 – Micron mSATA NAND Flash SSD .............................................................................................. 37
Table 25 – ACPI CMS2G-M SSD .................................................................................................................. 38
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Table 26 – LAN ports LEDs status notification ........................................................................................... 43
Table 27 – Wireless Module Features ....................................................................................................... 44
Table 28 – mini PCI Express edge connector pinout ................................................................................. 51
Table 29 – Downstream Port HDMI Connector Pinout ............................................................................. 54
Table 30 – Downstream Port HDMI Connector Signal Description .......................................................... 55
Table 31 – Downstream Port DP Connector Pinout .................................................................................. 57
Table 32 – Upstream Port DP Connector Pinout ....................................................................................... 58
Table 33 – Display Port Cable..................................................................................................................... 59
Table 34 – Common COM port mapping ................................................................................................... 61
Table 35 – COM3 Serial Port Pinout .......................................................................................................... 62
Table 36 – Custom Design GPIO table ....................................................................................................... 64
Table 37 – B2B receptacle connector HOST side ....................................................................................... 66
Table 38 – B2B plug connector FACE Module side .................................................................................... 66
Table 39 – EXT1 connector HOST side pinout ........................................................................................... 67
Table 40 – Absolute Maximum Ratings ..................................................................................................... 74
Table 41 – Recommended Operating Condition ....................................................................................... 74
Table 42 – DC Electrical Characteristics ..................................................................................................... 74
Table 43 – Operating Temperature Grades ............................................................................................... 82
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1 Introduction
1.1
About This Document
This document is part of a set of reference documents providing information necessary to operate
Compulab’s IPC2 computer.
1.2
Reference
For additional information not covered in this manual, please refer to the documents listed in
Table 1.
Table 1 – Reference Documents
Document
Ordering Information Guide
Location
http://fit-pc.com/download/General/orderinginformation-guide.pdf
Application Note - fit-PC products http://fit-pc.com/download/faceFACE Module compatibility matrix modules/documents/app-note-products-fmcompatibility-matrix.pdf
FACE Module HW Specifications
http://fit-pc.com/download/facemodules/documents/face-modules-hw-specifications.pdf
Intel vPRO Technology
http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/architectureand-technology/vpro/vpro-technology-general.html
Intel AMT Technology
http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/architectureand-technology/intel-active-managementtechnology.html
Intel Virtualization Technology
http://www.intel.com/technology/virtualization/
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1.3
Terms and Acronyms
Table 2 – Terms and Acronyms
Term
APM
B2B
BER
bps
BT
CAN
Codec
DDR
DSP
FACE Module
FM-xxxx
GB/s
GPIO
GT/s
HW
JTAG
kbps
LAN
MB/s
Mbps
MT/s
NVM
OTP
PCH
PCM
PEG
Rx
SCH
SDRAM
SIM
SoC
SPI
Tx
UART
USB
USB-OTG
USIM
VCTCXO
WLAN
XO
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Advanced Power Management
Board to Board (connectors)
Bit error rate
Bits per second
Bluetooth
Controller Area Network
Coder decoder
Dual data rate
Digital signal processor
Function And Connectivity Extension Module
FACE Module – connectivity options
Gigabytes per second
General-purpose input/output
Giga Transfers per second (throughput)
Hardware
Joint Test Action Group (ANSI/ICEEE Std. 1149.1-1990)
Kilobits per second
Local Area Network
Megabytes per second
Megabits per second
Mega Transfers per second (throughput)
Non Volatile Memory
One Time Programmable
Platform Controller Hub
Pulse-coded Modulation
PCI Express Graphics
Receive
System Controller Hub
Synchronous dynamic random access memory
Subscriber Identity Module
System-on-Chip
Serial peripheral interface
Transmit
Universal asynchronous receiver transmitter
Universal serial bus
Universal serial bus on-the-go
UMTS subscriber interface module
Voltage-controlled temperature-compensated crystal oscillator
Wireless Local Area Network
Crystal oscillator
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2 System Overview
2.1
Highlights
IPC2 is a fully functional miniature computer based on Intel 4th generation (Haswell ULT) Mobile
Intel® Core™ 64-bit dual core processor family.
Together with powerful Intel HD graphics engine, rich peripherals and connectivity options,
completely fanless design delivers outstanding performance at lowest power consumption of any
PC at its class.
High performance, low-power, rich I/O and miniature rugged design, position IPC2 as an attractive
solution for a wide range of applications – industrial control and automation, networking and
communications infrastructures, media players, IPTV, infotainment system, digital signage and
smart kiosks, gaming or small-footprint desktop replacement.
2.2
Specifications
Table 3 – Platform Specifications
Feature
Processor
Chipset
Memory
Storage
Advanced
Technologies
Special Functionality
Operating Systems
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Mobile Intel® Core™ i7/5/3 and Celeron 4th Gen (Haswell ULT)
Dual core 64-bit
Clock speeds 1.4GHz – 2.1GHz (turbo boost up to 3.3GHz) (Note 1)
15W TDP
Intel Mobile Lynx Point LP PCH (MCP package)
Up to 16GB (2x 8GB) DDR3L-1333/1600 (1.35V operation)
2x SO-DIMM 204-pin DDR3L SDRAM memory slots
1x SATA up to 6 Gbps (SATA 3.0) for internal 2.5” HDD/SSD,
HDD to be used 5400rpm only
2x mSATA slot up to 6 Gbps (SATA 3.0), (1x mSATA in Celeron/i3 models)
vPRO (i7 and i5 models)
AMT (i7 and i5 models)
CPU Virtualization
Auto-On
Wake-on-LAN
Wake-on-Timer
PXE Boot (LAN boot)
Watchdog
Windows 7/8, 32-bit and 64-bit
Windows Server 2012 R2
Linux 32-bit and 64-bit
Embedded OS
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Table 4 – Display and Graphics Specifications
Feature
GPU
Video Output 1
Video Output 2
Video Output 3
Specifications
Intel HD Graphics 4400
Triple display mode supported
HDMI 1.4a up to 4096 x 2304 @ 24Hz
DisplayPort 1.2 up to 3200 x 2000 @ 60Hz
HDMI 1.4a up to 4096 x 2304 @ 24Hz
Table 5 – Audio Specifications
Feature
Codec
Audio Output
Audio Input
Specifications
Realtek ALC888-VC2 HD audio codec
Analog stereo output
Digital 7.1+2 channels S/PDIF output
3.5mm jack
Analog stereo Microphone input
Digital S/PDIF input
3.5mm jack
Table 6 – Networking Specifications
Feature
LAN
Wireless
Specifications
2x GbE LAN ports (extendable up to 6)
LAN1: Intel I218 GbE PHY (MAC integrated into the chipset) (RJ-45)
LAN2: Intel I211 GbE controller (RJ-45)
LAN3-6: Depends on FACE Module installed (Note 2)
WLAN 802.11ac (2.4/5GHz dual band Intel 7260HMW module)
Bluetooth 4.0
Table 7 – Connectivity Specifications
Feature
USB
Serial
SIM
Special I/O
Expansion
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4x USB 3.0 (Note 3)
2x USB 2.0
3x Serial communication ports
COM1: 2-wire RS232 via mini serial connector
COM2: 2-wire RS232 via mini serial connector
COM3: Full RS232 via mini serial connector
1x micro SIM slot (6 pins)
See Note 4
Half-size mini-PCIe socket
Full-size mini-PCIe socket (Note 5)
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Table 8 – Mechanical and Environmental Specifications
Feature
Input Voltage
Power Consumption
Operating
Temperatures
Enclosure Material
Cooling
Dimensions
Weight
Specifications
Unregulated 10 – 15VDC input (Note 6)
6W – 24W
1. Commercial
HDD models: 0°C – 50°C
SSD models: 0°C – 70°C
2. Extended (TE)
SSD models only: -20°C – 70°C
3. Industrial (TI)
SSD models only: -40°C – 70°C
Die Cast Aluminum
Passive Cooling Fanless Design
19cm x 16cm x 4cm
1150gr
Notes:
1. For full processors specifications based on IPC2 model, please refer to models and platform
SKU Table 9.
2. Natively 2x GbE LAN ports on the back panel with an option for additional 4x GbE LAN ports.
LAN3-6 based on FACE Module installed (refer to FACE Module HW specifications - Table 1):
a. FM-1LAN: LAN3 RTL8111F-CG GbE controller (RJ-45), LAN4-6: N/A
b. FM-4LAN: Intel 82574 GbE Controller (RJ-45)
c. FM-POE: Intel I211 GbE Controller (RJ-45)
3. Back panel 2x USB3.0 + 2x USB2.0. Front panel 2x USB3.0 with default FACE Module.
4. Refer to FACE Module HW specifications document - Table 1.
5. Shared with mSATA. Refer to Figure 17.
6. Nominal input voltage: 12V
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2.3
System Block Diagram
IPC2 system Top Level Block Diagram is shown below. Later chapters in this document describe
functions and entities shown in the below diagram.
Figure 1 – IPC2 Top Level Block Diagram
DDR3L SDRAM
(up to 8GB DDR3L-1600)
SO-DIMM 204-pin slot A
MEM Channel A (x64, 800MHz max)
DDR3L SDRAM
(up to 8GB DDR3L-1600)
SO-DIMM 204-pin slot B
MEM Channel B (x64, 800MHz max)
Memory
Controller
HDMI 1.4a
HDMI port
HDMI 1.4a
Renesas H8S/2113
16-bit MCU
i7-4600U; i5-4300U;
i3-4010U; Celeron-2955U
TPM
IEEE802.3
LAN1
RJ45 Port
IEEE802.3
Audio In
3.5'’ jack
Audio Out
3.5'’ jack
Intel GbE
controller
PCIe2.0 @ 5Gbps
Intel GbE PHY
I218
Clock
Unit
SMSC
SuperIO
SIO1007
SMBus
controller
RS232
2-wire
USB EHCI Host
controllers
USB3 x2 ports
USB3.0 @ 5Gbps (x2)
xHCI USB3.0
controller
LPC Bus
PCIe2.0 / SATA3.0 (x1)
Flexible I/Os
Lynx Point LP
PCH chipset
PCIe2.0 / USB3.0 (x2)
SATA Host
Controller
SATA3.0 @ 6Gbps (x1)
USB EHCI Host
controllers
USB2.0 (x2)
HD Audio
HDAudio @ 48Mbps
PCI Express Root
USB2.0 (x2)
RS232
full
SMBus
MCP Package
USB2 x2 ports
RS232
driver
MAX3243
GPIOs (x7)
HD Audio
HDA @ 48Mbps
UART
LPC BUS
controller
GbE MAC
PCIe2.0 @ 5Gbps
Realtek
Audio Codec
ALC888-VC2
Graphics
Controller
PCI Express
Root port
SMBus
AAUD_L/R
SPDIF_OUT
RS232
2-wire
UART
RTC
I211
MIC/LINE_IN
SPDIF_IN
RS232
driver
MAX3243
Serial
COM1
Serial
COM2
Atmel AT97SC3204
Digital Display
Interface
CMOS
Battery
LAN2
RJ45 Port
UART
PCIe2.0 (x1)
PCIe2.0 @ 5Gbps (x1)
PLX
PCIE Switch
PEX8603
SATA3.0 @ 6Gbps (x1)
Serial
COM3
HOST / FACE Module interface
HDMI port
Micro SIM slot
MUX
PCIe2.0 @ 5Gbps (x1)
SSD/HDD storage bay
2.5'’/1.8'’ Form Factor
SPI_PCH
SPI_EC
SATA Host
Controller
From EC
SATA Host
Controller
SATA3.0 @ 6Gbps (x1)
Interrupt
Controllers
AMT*
(i5/i7 SKUs
only)
SATA3.0 @ 6Gbps (x1)
MUX
SNOR Flash
CONFIG
SPI
2.4
Embedded
Controller (EC)
DP 1.2
DP port
SNOR Flash
BIOS
Intel 4th Gen Core i7/5/3/
Celeron mobile processor
(Haswell ULT)
Dual core 64-bit
Mini PCIe / mSATA
Full size
USB EHCI Host
controller
USB2.0 (x1)
PCI Express Root
Port
PCIe2.0 @ 5Gbps (x1)
USB EHCI Host
controller
USB2.0 (x1)
Mini PCIe slot
Half size
Models and Platform SKUs
Table 9 – Models and Platform SKUs
Model
Processor
Core Clock
IPC2 Value
Intel Celeron 2955U
1.4GHz
IPC2 i3
Intel Core i3-4010U
1.7GHz
Cores
TDP
Chipset
64-bit dual core
15W
Lynx Point LP PCH
64-bit dual core
15W
Lynx Point LP PCH
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IPC2 i5
Intel Core i5-4300U
1.9GHz
(turbo boost up to
2.9GHz)
64-bit dual core
15W
Lynx Point LP PCH
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IPC2 i7
Intel Core i7-4600U
2.1GHz
(turbo boost up to
3.3GHz)
64-bit dual core
15W
Lynx Point LP PCH
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3 Platform
3.1
Processor
The 4th Generation Intel® Core™ processor based on Mobile U-Processor line are 64-bit, multicore processors built on 22-nanometer process technology. Haswell ULT processor designed for a
two-chip platform on a single Multi-Chip Package (MCP) that includes a processor die and lowpower Platform Controller Hub (PCH) die, and enables higher performance and lower power
consumption relatively to previous generation. The processor includes Integrated Display Engine,
Processor Graphics, and an Integrated Memory Controller. The processor is designed for mobile
platforms.
3.1.1 Processor Features
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Two execution cores
A 32-KB instruction and 32-KB data first-level cache (L1) for each core
A 512-KB shared instruction / data second-level cache (L2), shared among all cores
Up to 4-MB shared instruction / data third-level cache (L3), shared among all cores
3.1.2 Supported Technologies
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Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)
Intel® Active Management Technology 9.5 (Intel® AMT9.5)
Intel® Trusted Execution Technology (Intel® TXT)
Intel® Streaming SIMD Extensions 4.2 (Intel® SSE4.2)
Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® 64 Architecture
Execute Disable Bit
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology 2.0
Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions 2.0 (Intel® AVX2)
Intel® Advanced Encryption Standard New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)
Intel® Secure Key
Intel® Transactional Synchronization Extensions - New Instructions (Intel® TSXNI)
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3.1.3 Processor Power States
This chapter provides information on the processor Advanced Configuration and Power Interface
(ACPI) states.
Figure 2 – Processor Power States
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3.1.3.1
System States
Table 10 – System States
State
G0/S0
G1/S3-Cold
G1/S4
G2/S5
G3
Description
Full On Mode, Display On
Suspend-to-RAM (STR). Context saved to memory (S3-Hot state is not
supported by the processor).
Suspend-to-Disk (STD). All power lost (except wakeup on PCH).
Soft off. All power lost (except wakeup on PCH). Total reboot.
Mechanical off. All power removed from system.
Table 11 – Processor Core States
State
C0
C1
C1E
C3
C6
C7
C8
C9
C10
Description
Active mode, processor executing code.
Auto HALT state.
Auto HALT state with lowest frequency and voltage operating point.
Execution cores in C3 state flush their L1 instruction cache, L1 data cache,
and L2 cache to the L3 shared cache. Clocks are shut off to each core.
Execution cores in this state save their architectural state before removing
core voltage.
Execution cores in this state behave similarly to the C6 state. If all execution
cores request C7 state, L3 cache ways are flushed until it is cleared. If the
entire L3 cache is flushed, voltage will be removed from the L3 cache. Power
removal to SA, Cores and L3 will reduce power consumption.
C7 state plus voltage is removed from all power domains after required state
is saved. PLL is powered down.
C8 state plus processor VCC input voltage at 0 V.
C9 state plus VR12.6 is set to low-power state, near shut off.
While executing code, Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® Technology optimizes the processor’s
frequency and core voltage based on workload. Each frequency and voltage operating point is
defined by ACPI as a P-state. When the processor is not executing code, it is idle. A low-power idle
state is defined by ACPI as a C-state. In general, deeper power C-states have longer entry and exit
latencies.
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3.2
Processor Graphics Controller
New Graphics Engine Architecture includes 3D compute elements, Multi-format hardware
assisted decode/encode pipeline, and Mid-Level Cache (MLC) for superior high definition playback,
video quality, and improved 3D performance and Media. The Display Engine handles delivering
the pixels to the screen. GSA (Graphics in System Agent) is the primary channel interface for
display memory accesses and “PCI-like” traffic in and out.
3.2.1 Graphics Features
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The Processor Graphics contains a generation 7.5 graphics core architecture enabling
substantial gains in performance and lower power consumption
Up to 40 Execution Units are supported depending on the processor SKU
Next Generation Intel Clear Video Technology HD Support is a collection of video playback
and enhancement features that improve the end user’s viewing experience:
— Encode / transcode HD content
— Playback of high definition content including Blu-ray Disc*
— Superior image quality with sharper, more colorful images
— Playback of Blu-ray disc S3D content using HDMI (V.1.4a with 3D)
DirectX* Video Acceleration (DXVA) support for accelerating video processing
— Full AVC/VC1/MPEG2 HW Decode
Advanced Scheduler 2.0, 1.0, XPDM support
Windows* 8, Windows* 7, Mac OSX, Linux* operating system support
DirectX* 11.1, DirectX* 11, DirectX* 10.1, DirectX* 10, DirectX* 9 support
OpenGL* 4.0 support
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3.3
PCH (Chipset)
Haswell ULT platform designed in a compact single MCP package that contains both processor
and PCH dies on the same package board. The PCH provides extensive I/O support. Functions and
capabilities include:
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PCI Express* Base Specification, Revision 2.0 support for up to six ports with transfers up
to 5 GT/s
ACPI Power Management Logic Support, Revision 4.0a
Enhanced DMA controller, interrupt controller, and timer functions
Integrated SATA host controllers within dependent DMA operation on up to four ports
xHCI USB controller provides support for up to 8 USB ports, of which four can be
configured as SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports
Flexible I/O allows some high speed I/O signals to be configured as PCIe, SATA or USB 3.0
Integrated 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet MAC with System Defense
System Management Bus (SMBus), Version 2.0 with additional support for I2C devices
Supports Intel® High Definition Audio (Intel® HD Audio)
Supports Intel® Rapid Storage Technology (Intel® RST)
Supports Intel® Active Management Technology (Intel® AMT)
Supports Intel® Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (Intel® VT-d)
Integrated Clock Controller
Intel® Flexible Display Interconnect (Intel® FDI)
Low Pin Count (LPC) interface
Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI) support
Two integrated Intel® serial I/O I2C Host controllers
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
3.3.1 PCH Capability Overview
The following sub-sections provide an overview of the PCH capabilities.
3.3.1.1
Direct Media Interface (DMI)
Haswell ULT platform (MCP package) features package internal DMI and not available on external
pins. Direct Media Interface (DMI) is the chip-to-chip connection between the processor and PCH.
This high-speed interface integrates advanced priority-based servicing allowing for concurrent
traffic and true isochronous transfer capabilities.
3.3.1.2
PCI Express* Interface
The PCH provides up to 6 PCI Express Root Ports, supporting the PCI Express Base Specification,
Revision 2.0. Each Root Port x1 lane supports up to 5 Gbps bandwidth in each direction (10 Gbps
concurrent). Refer to section 5.1 for detailed feature set.
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3.3.1.3
Serial ATA (SATA) Controller
The PCH has one integrated SATA host controller that support independent DMA operation on up
to four ports and supports data transfer rates of up to 6 Gbps. The SATA controller contains one
mode of operation – an AHCI mode using memory space. The SATA controller no longer supports
legacy mode using I/O space. Therefore, AHCI software is required. The PCH supports the Serial
ATA Specification, Revision 3.1.
3.3.1.3.1 AHCI
The PCH provides hardware support for Advanced Host Controller Interface (AHCI), a standardized
programming interface for SATA host controllers. Platforms supporting AHCI may take advantage
of performance features such as port independent DMA Engines – each device is treated as a
master – and hardware-assisted native command queuing. AHCI also provides usability
enhancements such as Hot-Plug and advanced power management. AHCI requires appropriate
software support (such as an AHCI driver) and for some features, hardware support in the SATA
device or additional platform hardware.
3.3.1.4
Low Pin Count (LPC) Interface
The PCH implements an LPC Interface as described in the LPC 1.1 Specification. The Low Pin Count
(LPC) bridge function of the PCH resides in PCI Device 31: Function 0. In addition to the LPC bridge
interface function, D31:F0 contains other functional units including DMA, interrupt controllers,
timers, power management, system management, GPIO, and RTC.
3.3.1.5
Serial Peripheral Interface (SPI)
The SPI Flash Controller supports running instructions at 20 MHz, 33 MHz, and 50 MHz and used
by the PCH for BIOS code, to provide chipset configuration settings, integrated Gigabit Ethernet
MAC/PHY configuration and Intel® Management Engine (Intel® ME) settings. The SPI Flash
Controller supports the Serial Flash Discoverable Parameter (SFDP) JEDEC standard, which
provides a consistent way of describing the functional and feature capabilities of serial flash
devices in a standard set of internal parameter tables. The SPI Flash Controller queries these
parameter tables to discover the attributes to enable divergent features from multiple SPI part
vendors, such as Quad I/O Fast Read capabilities or device storage capacity, among others.
3.3.1.6
Universal Serial Bus (USB) Controllers
The PCH contains one eXtensible Host Controller Interface (xHCI) controller and one Enhanced
Host Controller Interface (EHCI) controller. The xHCI controller supports up to 8 USB 2.0 ports of
which 4 can be configured as SuperSpeed (USB 3.0) ports.
3.3.1.7
Flexible I/O
Flexible I/O is an architecture to allow some high speed signals to be configured as PCIe, USB 3.0
or SATA signals per I/O needs on a platform. Through soft straps, the functionality on these
multiplexed signals are selected to meet the I/O needs on the platform. There are 14 differential
pairs that are split between the three interfaces. Among them, 6 differential pairs are multiplexed:
2 multiplexed differential pairs can be configured to be used as PCIe port 1, 2 or USB3.0 port 3, 4
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and the other 4 differential pairs can be configured to be used as PCIe port 6 lane 3 to 0 or SATA
port 3 to 0. The below example illustrates how the signals are utilized for Flexible I/O.
Table 12 – Flexible I/O High Speed Signal settings with PCIe, USB3.0, and SATA Ports
CONFIG 1
CONFIG 2
(default)
2x PCIe2.0
2x USB3.0
CONFIG 3
CONFIG 4
CONFIG 5
3x PCIe2.0
1x SATA3.0*
1x PCIe2.0
1x SATA3.0*
2x USB3.0
2x SATA3.0*
2x USB2.0
2x PCIe2.0
1x SATA3.0*
1x USB3.0
2x SATA3.0*
2x USB2.0
1x PCIe2.0
3x SATA3.0*
2x USB3.0
2x USB2.0
2x PCIe2.0
3x SATA3.0*
1x USB3.0
2x USB2.0
Flexible I/O
functionality
4x PCIe2.0
Fixed I/O
Functionality
2x SATA3.0*
2x USB2.0
2x SATA3.0*
2x USB2.0
2x SATA3.0*
2x USB2.0
FACE Module
High Speed
Connectivity
4x PCIe2.0
2x SATA3.0*
2x USB2.0
3x PCIe2.0
3x SATA3.0*
2x USB2.0
Suitable FACE
Modules
All except
FM-USB3
2x PCIe2.0
2x SATA3.0*
2x USB3.0
2x USB2.0
FM-USB3
(see 6.5.3)
Custom design
(see Notes)
Relevant Flexible I/O pins on FACE Module connector:
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PCIe/SATA: [A41/A42, B41/B42];
Notes:
1. Flexible I/O configuration requires firmware programming and done in CompuLab facilities
only. IPC2 Flexible I/O factory firmware is FACE Module dependent, meaning that IPC2 FW
will be programmed according to the selected configuration and FACE Module.
2. Intel Celeron and i3 models support single (x1) SATA interface on the FACE Module, and it is
a shared/multiplexed connection with onboard mini PCIe interface (refer to 6.1).
3. Intel i5 and i7 models support up to three (x3) SATA interfaces on the FACE Module, when
one is a shared/multiplexed connection with onboard mini PCIe interface (refer to 6.1).
4. Configuration 3, 4 and 5 possible for i5/i7 processors SKU only.
5. Configuration 3, 4 and 5 possible for custom products with MOQ > 100 units.
6. Refer to FM-USB3 module description – see 6.5.3.
3.3.1.8
Gigabit Ethernet Controller
Refer to section 4.2 for detailed feature set.
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3.3.1.9
RTC
The PCH contains a Motorola MC146818B-compatible real-time clock with 256 bytes of batterybacked RAM. The real-time clock performs two key functions—keeping track of the time of day
and storing system data, even when the system is powered down. The RTC operates on a 32.768
kHz crystal and a 3V battery.
3.3.1.10
GPIO
Various general purpose inputs and outputs are provided for custom system design. Refer to
section 6.4.
3.3.1.11
System Management Bus (SMBus)
The PCH provides System Management Bus (SMBus) 2.0 host controller as well as SMBus Slave
Interface. The host controller provides a mechanism for the processor to initiate communications
with SMBus peripherals (slaves). The PCH is also capable of operating in a mode in which it can
communicate with I2C compatible devices. The host SMBus controller supports up to 100 KHz
clock speed.
3.3.1.12
High Definition Audio Controller
The PCH High Definition Audio (HDA) controller communicates with the external codec(s) over
the Intel® High Definition Audio serial link. The controller consists of a set of DMA engines that
are used to move samples of digitally encoded data between system memory and an external
codec(s). The PCH implements four output DMA engines and 4 input DMA engines. The output
DMA engines move digital data from system memory to a D/A converter in a codec. The PCH
implements a single Serial Data Output signal (HDA_SDO) that is connected to external codecs.
The input DMA engines move digital data from the A/D converter in the codec to system memory.
The PCH implements four Serial Digital Input signals (HDA_SDI[1:0]) supporting two audio codecs.
Audio software renders outbound and processes inbound data to/from buffers in system memory.
The location of individual buffers is described by a Buffer Descriptor List (BDL) that is fetched and
processed by the controller. The data in the buffers is arranged in a predefined format. The output
DMA engines fetch the digital data from memory and reformat it based on the programmed
sample rate, bit/sample and number of channels. The data from the output DMA engines is then
combined and serially sent to the external codecs over the Intel High Definition Audio link. The
input DMA engines receive data from the codecs over the Intel High Definition Audio link and
format the data based on the programmable attributes for that stream. The data is then written
to memory in the predefined format for software to process. Each DMA engine moves one stream
of data. A single codec can accept or generate multiple streams of data, one for each A/D or D/A
converter in the codec. Multiple codecs can accept the same output stream processed by a single
DMA engine. Codec commands and responses are also transported to and from the codecs using
DMA engines.
With the support of multi-channel audio stream, 32-bit sample depth, and sample rate up to 192
kHz, the Intel HD Audio controller provides audio quality that can deliver CE levels of audio
experience. On the input side, the PCH adds support for an array of microphones.
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3.4
Intel Management Engine
This embedded operating environment is called the Intel Management Engine (Intel ME). The key
properties of Intel ME:
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— Integration into I/O subsystem of PCH
— Delivery of advanced I/O functions
Security
— More secure (Intel root of trust) and isolated execution
— Increased security of flash file system
Modularity and Partitioning
— OSV, VMM and SW Independence
— Rapid response to competitive changes
Power
— Always On Always Connected
— Advanced functions in low power S3-S4-S5 operation
— OS independent PM and thermal heuristics
Intel ME FW provides a variety of services that range from low-level hardware initialization and
provisioning to high-level end-user software based IT manageability services. One of Intel ME
FW’s most established and recognizable features is Intel Active Management Technology (Intel
AMT). For more information on various Intel ME FW features supported by Intel ME FW, such as
Intel Active Management Technology refer to chapter 7.2.
The following list of components compose the Intel® ME hardware infrastructure:
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The Intel ME is the general purpose controller that resides in the PCH. It operates in
parallel to, and is resource-isolated from, the host processor.
The SPI flash device stores Intel ME Firmware code that is executed by the Intel ME for its
operations. The PCH controls the flash device through the SPI interface and internal logic.
In the M0 power state, the Intel ME Firmware code is loaded from SPI flash into DRAM
and cached in secure and isolated SRAM. In order to interface with DRAM, the Intel ME
utilizes the integrated memory controller (IMC) present in the processor. In the lower
Intel ME power state, M3, code is executed exclusively from secure and isolated Intel ME
local RAM.
The LAN controller embedded in the PCH as well as the Intel Gigabit Platform LAN Connect
device are required for Intel ME and Intel AMT network connectivity.
BIOS provides asset detection and POST diagnostics (BIOS and Intel AMT can optionally
share same flash memory device).
An ISV software package, such as LANDesk*, Altiris*, or Microsoft* SMS, can be used to
take advantage of the platform manageability capabilities of Intel AMT.
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3.5
System Clocks
The PCH provides a complete system clocking solution through Integrated Clocking. PCH based
platforms require several single-ended and differential clocks to synchronize signal operation and
data propagation system-wide between interfaces and across clock domains. In Integrated Clock
mode, all the system clocks will be provided by PCH from a 24 MHz crystal generated clock input.
The output signals from PCH are:
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1x 100 MHz differential clock for XDP/ITP
2x 24 MHz single-ended sources for other LPC devices
Table 13 – PCH Clock Input
Table 14 – PCH Clock Outputs
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3.5.1 Functional Blocks
Figure 3 – PCH Internal Clock Diagram
The PCH has one main PLL in which its output is divided down through Modulators and Dividers
to provide great flexibility in clock source selection, configuration, and better power management.
Table 15 describes the PLLs on the PCH and the clock domains that are driven from the PLLs.
Table 15 – PCH PLL
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Table 16 provides a basic description of the available spread modulators. The spread modulators
each operate on the XCK PLL’s 2.7 GHz outputs. Spread Spectrum tuning and adjustment can be
made on the fly without a platform reboot using specific programming sequence to the clock
registers.
Table 16 – Modulator Block
3.5.2 Clock Configuration Access Overview
The PCH provides increased flexibility of host equivalent configurability of clocks, using Intel ME
FW. In the Intel ME FW assisted configuration mode, Control settings for PLLs, Spread Modulators
and other clock configuration registers will be handled by the Intel ME engine. The parameters to
be loaded will reside in the Intel ME data region of the SPI Flash device. BIOS would only have
access to the register set through a set of Intel MEI commands to the Intel ME.
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3.6
System Memory
3.6.1 Processor Integrated Memory Controller
Processor’s Integrated Memory Controller (IMC) supports DDR3L protocol with two independent,
64-bit wide channels. The IMC supports one unbuffered non-ECC DDR3L DIMM per-channel; thus,
allowing up to two device ranks per-channel.
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MEMA_DQS_P/N[7:0]
MEMA_CLK_P/N[3:0]
SMB_SCL
SMB_SDA
SO-DIMM 204-pin
Slot A
DDR3L SDRAM
(1.35V operation)
up to 8GB
DDR3L-1333/1600
SPD
EEPROM
MEMB_ADD[15:0]
MEMB_DQ[63:0]
Channel B
Integrated
Memory
Controller
MEMA_DQ[63:0]
MEMA_RAS/CAS/WE
MEMA_CLKE[3:0]
MEMA_CS[3:0]/BS[2:0]/ODT[3:0]
SMBus
Controller
Intel 4th Gen Core i7/5/3/
Celeron mobile processor
(Haswell ULT)
Dual core 64-bit
i7-4600U; i5-4300U;
i3-4010U; Celeron-2955U
Channel A
MEMA_ADD[15:0]
MEMB_DQS_P/N[7:0]
MEMB_CLK_P/N[3:0]
MEMB_RAS/CAS/WE
MEMB_CLKE[3:0]
MEMB_CS[3:0]/BS[2:0]/ODT[3:0]
SO-DIMM 204-pin
Slot B
DDR3L SDRAM
(1.35V operation)
up to 8GB
DDR3L-1333/1600
SPD
EEPROM
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3.6.2 System Supported Memory
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Two channels of DDR3L SDRAM memory with unbuffered Small Outline Dual In-Line
Memory 204-pin Modules (SO-DIMM)
Up to 16GB (2x 8GB) DDR3L-1333/1600
Single-channel and dual-channel memory organization modes
Data burst length of eight for all memory organization modes
System Memory Interface I/O Voltage of 1.35 V only
DDR3L SDRAM SO-DIMMs running at 1.35 V only
64-bit wide channels
Non-ECC, Unbuffered SO-DIMMs only
Theoretical maximum memory bandwidth of:
— 21.3 GB/s in dual-channel mode assuming DDR3L SDRAM 1333 MT/s
— 25.6 GB/s in dual-channel mode assuming DDR3L SDRAM 1600 MT/s
1Gb, 2Gb, and 4Gb DDR3L SDRAM device technologies are supported
— Standard 1-Gb, 2-Gb, and 4-Gb technologies and addressing are supported for x16 and
x8 devices. There is no support for memory modules with different technologies or
capacities on opposite sides of the same memory module. If one side of a memory module
is populated, the other side is either identical or empty.
On-Die Termination (ODT)
SO-DIMM Modules: Standard 2Gb and 4Gb technologies and addressing are supported for x8 and
x16 devices. There is no support for memory modules with different technologies or capacities on
opposite sides of the same memory module. If one side of a memory module is populated, the
other side is either identical or empty.
Table 17 – Supported SO-DIMM Memory Modules Configurations
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Table 18 – Supported Max Memory Size per SO-DIMM
3.6.3 System Memory Timing Support
The IMC supports the following Speed Bins, CAS Write Latency (CWL), and command signal mode
timings on the main memory interface:
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tRCD = Activate Command to READ or WRITE Command delay
tRP = PRECHARGE Command Period
CWL = CAS Write Latency
Command Signal modes = 1N indicates a new command may be issued every clock and
2N indicates a new command may be issued every 2 clocks. Command launch mode
programming depends on the transfer rate and memory configuration.
Table 19 – DDR3L System Memory Timing Support
Note: Refer to DDR3L memories only
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3.6.4 System Memory Organization Modes
The IMC supports two memory organization modes, single-channel and dual-channel. Depending
upon how the SO-DIMM Modules are populated in each memory channel, a number of different
configurations can exist.
3.6.4.1
Single-Channel Mode
In this mode, all memory cycles are directed to a single-channel. Single-channel mode is used
when either Channel A or Channel B SO-DIMM connectors are populated in any order, but not
both.
3.6.4.2
Dual-Channel Mode (Intel Flex Memory Technology Mode)
The IMC supports Intel Flex Memory Technology Mode. Memory is divided into a symmetric and
asymmetric zone. The symmetric zone starts at the lowest address in each channel and is
contiguous until the asymmetric zone begins or until the top address of the channel with the
smaller capacity is reached. In this mode, the system runs with one zone of dual-channel mode
and one zone of single-channel mode, simultaneously, across the whole memory array.
Note: Channels A and B can be mapped for physical channel 0 and 1 respectively or vice versa;
however, channel A size must be greater or equal to channel B size.
3.6.4.3
Dual-Channel Symmetric Mode
Dual-Channel Symmetric mode, also known as interleaved mode, provides maximum
performance on real world applications. Addresses are ping-ponged between the channels after
each cache line (64-byte boundary). If there are two requests, and the second request is to an
address on the opposite channel from the first, that request can be sent before data from the first
request has returned. If two consecutive cache lines are requested, both may be retrieved
simultaneously, since they are ensured to be on opposite channels. Use Dual-Channel Symmetric
mode when both Channel A and Channel B SO-DIMM connectors are populated in any order, with
the total amount of memory in each channel being the same. When both channels are populated
with the same memory capacity and the boundary between the dual channel zone and the single
channel zone is the top of memory, IMC operates completely in Dual-Channel Symmetric mode.
Note: The DRAM device technology and width may vary from one channel to the other.
3.6.4.4
System Memory Frequency
In all modes, the frequency of system memory is the lowest frequency of all memory modules
placed in the system, as determined through the SPD registers on the memory modules. The
system memory controller supports up to two DIMM connectors per channel. If DIMMs with
different latency are populated across the channels, the BIOS will use the slower of the two
latencies for both channels. For dual-channel mode both channels must have a DIMM connector
populated. For single-channel mode, only a single channel can have a DIMM connector populated.
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3.7
Storage
IPC2 supports various types of storage devices due to advanced PCH SATA Host Controller
capabilities and I/O availability, described in section 3.3.1.3. Supported devices include HDD and
SSD storage devices in 2.5’’ form factor. HDD limited to 5400rpm only due to power dissipation
reasons. mSATA NAND Flash solid state drive modules supported as well and share mini PCIe full
size slot. For detailed architecture refer to section 6.1.
In addition, IPC2 offers two eSATA connectors, available on the back panel which allow connection
of external storage drives. IPC2 storage architecture and BIOS features RAID functionality. Note
eSATA connectivity provide signaling only, when power to the external drives must be supplied
externally.
Figure 5 – SATA Interface
SATA1_TX_P/N
SATA1_RX_P/N
Port 0
SATA3.0
6Gbps
Lynx Point
LP PCH
SATA Host
Controller
SATA0_TX_P/N
SATA0_RX_P/N
SATA
controller
Mini PCIe / mSATA slot
Full size
SATA0b_TX_P/N
SATA0b_RX_P/N
Port 2
SATA3.0
6Gbps
SATA2_TX_P/N
SATA2_RX_P/N
Flexible IO
SATA3.0/
PCIE2.0
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2.5'’/1.8'’ Form Factor
MUX 2:1
SATA0a_TX_P/N
SATA0a_RX_P/N
SATA
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SATA3/PCIE6_TX_P/N
SATA3/PCIE6_RX_P/N
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3.7.1 Certified storage devices
3.7.1.1
HDD examples
Table 20 – WD Scorpio Blue HDD series
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Table 21 – WD Scorpio Blue HDD series (cont.)
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Table 22 – Hitachi CinemaStar C5K750 HDD models
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Table 23 – Seagate Momentus HDD series
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3.7.1.2
mSATA SSD examples
Table 24 – Micron mSATA NAND Flash SSD
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Table 25 – ACPI CMS2G-M SSD
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4 Peripherals
4.1
Display Interface
Unlike previous Intel Core iX Generation platforms, Haswell ULT display interface resides mostly
within the processor, with a very small functionality in the PCH. The processor houses memory
interface, display planes, pipes and digital display interfaces/ports while PCH has transcoder. The
PCH integrates digital display side band signals AUX CH, DDC bus and Hot-Plug Detect signals even
though digital display interfaces are moved to processor. There are two pairs of AUX CH, DDC
Clock/Data and Hot-Plug Detect Signals on PCH that correspond to digital display interface/ports.
IPC2 design supports up to three native simultaneous independent and concurrent display
configurations.
Note: During boot only two displays are available and can be configured in BIOS. As soon as OS
has been loaded the third display interface becomes available.
Processor and PCH display data path architecture described in Figure 6 and Figure 7.
Figure 6 – Processor Display Architecture
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Figure 7 – PCH Display Architecture
Display is the presentation stage of graphics. This involves:
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Converting raw data into pixels
Blending surfaces into a frame
Organizing pixels into frames
Optionally scaling the image to the desired size
Re-timing data for the intended target
Formatting data according to the port output standard
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4.2
Network
The following section provides information about IPC2 main network components and features.
4.2.1 LAN1 – Intel MAC/PHY GbE Controller
The PCH integrates a Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) controller. The integrated GbE controller is
compatible with the Intel I218 Platform LAN PHY device. The integrated GbE controller provides
two interfaces for 10/100/1000 Mbps and manageability operation:
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Based on PCI Express – A high-speed SerDes interface using PCI Express electrical signaling
at half speed while keeping the custom logical protocol for active state operation mode.
System Management Bus (SMBus) – A very low speed connection for low power state
mode for manageability communication only. The frequency of this connection can be
configured to one of three different speeds (100 KHz, 400 KHz or 1 MHz). At this low
power state mode the Ethernet link speed is reduced to 10MB/s.
The Intel I218 Platform LAN PHY Connect Device can be connected to any non-multiplexed (fixed)
PCI Express port on the PCH. The I218 only runs at a speed of 1250 Mbps, which is 1/2 of the 2.5
Gbps PCI Express frequency. Each of the PCI Express root ports in the PCH have the ability to run
at the 1250 Mbps rate. There is no need to implement a mechanism to detect that the I218 LAN
device is connected. The port configuration (if any), attached to the LAN PHY I218 device, is
preloaded from the NVM. The selected port adjusts the transmitter to run at the 1250 Mbps rate
and does not need to be PCI Express compliant.
The integrated GbE controller operates at full-duplex at all supported speeds or half duplex at
10/100 Mbps. It also adheres to the IEEE 802.3x Flow Control Specification. GbE operation (1000
Mbps) is only supported in S0 mode. In Sx modes, SMBus is the only active bus and is used to
support manageability/remote wake-up functionality. The integrated GbE controller provides a
system interface using a PCI Express function. A full memory-mapped or I/O-mapped interface is
provided to the software, along with DMA mechanisms for high performance data transfer.
The integrated GbE controller features are:
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— Compliant with the 1 Gbps Ethernet 802.3 802.3u, 802.3z and 802.3ab specifications
— Multi-speed operation: 10/100/1000 Mbps
— Full-duplex operation at 10/100/1000 Mbps: Half-duplex at 10/100 Mbps
— Flow control support compliant with the 802.3X specification, as well as the specific
operation of asymmetrical flow control defined by 802.3z
— VLAN support compliant with the 802.3q specification
— MAC address filters: perfect match unicast filters; multicast hash filtering, broadcast
filter and promiscuous mode
— PCI Express/SMBus interface to GbE PHYs
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Host Interface Features
— 64-bit address master support for systems using more than 4GB of physical memory
— Programmable host memory receive buffers (256 Bytes to 16 KB)
— Intelligent interrupt generation features to enhance driver performance
— Descriptor ring management hardware for transmit and receive
— Software controlled reset (resets everything except the configuration space)
— Message Signaled Interrupts
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— Configurable receive and transmit data FIFO, programmable in 1 KB increments
— TCP segmentation capability compatible with Windows NT* 5.x offloading features
— Fragmented UDP checksum offload for packet reassembly
— IPv4 and IPv6 checksum offload support (receive, transmit, and TCP segmentation
offload)
— Split header support to eliminate payload copy from user space to host space
— Receive Side Scaling (RSS) with two hardware receive queues
— Supports 9018 bytes of jumbo packets
— Packet buffer size
— LinkSec offload compliant with 802.3ae specification
— TimeSync offload compliant with 802.1as specification
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Power Management Features
— Magic Packet* wake-up enable with unique MAC address
— ACPI register set and power down functionality supporting D0 and D3 states
— Full wake up support (APM, ACPI)
— MAC power down at Sx, DMoff with and without WoL
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4.2.2 LAN2 – Intel I211AT GbE Controller
Intel Ethernet I211 controller is a single port, compact, low power component that supports GbE
designs. The I211 offers a fully-integrated GbE Media Access Control (MAC), Physical Layer (PHY)
port and supports PCI Express 2.1 (5GT/s). The I211 enables 1000BASE-T implementations using
an integrated PHY. It can be used for server system configurations such as rack mounted or
pedestal servers, in an add-on NIC or LAN on Motherboard (LOM) design. Another possible system
configuration is for blade servers as a LOM or mezzanine card. It can also be used in embedded
applications such as switch add-on cards and network appliances.
One independent interface is used to connect the I211 port to external devices. The following
protocol is supported: MDI (copper) support for standard IEEE 802.3 Ethernet interface for
1000BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 10BASE-T applications (802.3, 802.3u, and 802.3ab).
4.2.2.1
Intel I211AT Features
Intel I211 Gigabit Ethernet controller main features show below:
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Integrated 10/100/1000 transceiver
Auto-Negotiation with Next Page capability
PCIe v2.1 (5 GT/s) x1, with Switching Voltage Regulator (iSVR)
Integrated Non-Volatile Memory (iNVM)
Platform Power Efficiency
IEEE 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE)
Proxy: ECMA-393 and Windows logo for proxy offload
Jumbo frames
Interrupt moderation, VLAN support, IP checksum offload
RSS and MSI-X to lower CPU utilization in multi-core systems
Advanced cable diagnostics, auto MDI-X
ECC – error correcting memory in packet buffers
Four Software Definable Pins (SDPs)
4.2.3 LAN Ports LEDs notifications
LAN ports LEDs status notifications shown in the table below:
Table 26 – LAN ports LEDs status notification
LED color
Yellow
Green
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Activity
100 Mbps
10/1000 Mbps
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4.3
Wireless Networks
IPC2 configured with Intel 7260HMW module in mini PCIe half size form factor. The 7260HMW is
highly integrated 2.4/5GHz dual band IEEE 802.11ac and Bluetooth 4.0 in a single Intel 7260 chip
with two host interfaces, PCI Express Host interface used for communication with WLAN part of
a baseband chip and USB Host interface used for communication with BT part of a baseband chip,
thus allowing higher and more effective data management and throughput.
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 7260 code name Wilkins Peak 2 (WP2) shall be the VHT-5G WiFi 2x2
and Bluetooth combination single chip solution. WP2 shall use Intel’s 1st generation 802.11ac WiFi
solution and shall support both 2.4, and 5GHz bands. On 5GHz band, it shall operate on an 80MHz
wide channel reaching PHY rates of up to 867Mbps. WP2 shall use a Bluetooth core that shall
support Bluetooth 4.0 standard including Bluetooth 3.0 High Speed and Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy
(BLE). WP2 shall have 2 antenna ports: one shall be WiFi only and the second will be shared
between WiFi and Bluetooth. WiFi shall support Rx antenna diversity.
Note: Any other mini PCIe half size RF module can be installed and with relevant driver package
can provide wireless infrastructure for the system.
4.4
Wireless Module Features
Table 27 – Wireless Module Features
WLAN
WiFi
Antennas
WLAN TX/RX chains
WLAN Frequency band
Antenna Allocation
Wi-Fi TX/RX Throughput
Security
BT
Bluetooth Core
BT Throughput
BT Frequency band
Host Interface
General
Intel® WiDi Support
AMT Support
(Windows OS only)
Features
802.11ac 2x2
2
2x2 chains
2.4GHz, 5GHz
a. WLAN only
b. WLAN/BT shared
867Mbps
Authentication: WPA, WPA2
Encryption: 64-bit and 128-bit WEP, AES-CCMP, TKIP
Management Frame Protection: 802.11w
Features
Bluetooth 4.0
24Mbps
2.4GHz
USB
Features
Intel® WiDi 4
AMT9.5
AMT9.0.20
For more information, including WLAN/BT detailed channel list contact Intel or Compulab.
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Figure 8 – Wireless Module Block Diagram
Figure 9 – Wireless Module Mechanical Dimensions
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4.5
Audio
IPC2 system support analog and digital inputs/outputs via standard 3.5’’ audio jacks. For system
audio specifications refer to Table 5.
4.5.1 Audio Codec General Description
IPC2 incorporates Realtek ALC888S-VC2 audio codec. ALC888S-VC2 is a high-performance 7.1+2
Channel High Definition Audio Codec with two independent S/PDIF outputs. It feature ten DAC
channels that simultaneously support 7.1 sound playback, plus independent stereo sound output
(multiple streaming) through the front panel stereo outputs, and integrate two stereo ADCs that
can support a stereo microphone, and feature Acoustic Echo Cancellation (AEC), Beam Forming
(BF), and Noise Suppression (NS) for voice applications.
The ALC888S-VC2 supports 16/20/24-bit S/DPIF input and output functions with sampling rate of
up to 192 kHz, offering easy connection of PCs to high quality consumer electronic products such
as digital decoders and Minidisk devices. In addition to the standard (primary) S/PDIF output
function, the ALC888S features another independent (secondary) S/PDIF-OUT output and
converters that transport digital audio output to a High Definition Media Interface (HDMI)
transmitter (becoming more common in high-end PCs).
All analog IO are input and output capable, and headphone amplifiers are also integrated at each
analog output. All analog IOs can be re-tasked according to user’s definitions, or automatically
switched.
The ALC888S-VC2 support host audio controller from the Intel ICH series chipset, and also from
any other HDA compatible audio controller. With EAX/Direct Sound 3D/I3DL2/A3D compatibility,
and excellent software utilities like environment sound emulation, multiple-band software
equalizer and dynamic range control, optional Dolby® Digital Live, DTS® CONNECT™, and Dolby®
Home Theater programs, the ALC888S provides an excellent home entertainment package and
game experience for PC users.
The ALC888S-VC2 meets the current WLP3.10 (Windows Logo Program) and future WLP
requirements that become effective from 01 June 2008 (See Enhanced Features section below).
The ALC888S-VC2 also conforms to Intel’s Audio Codec low power state white paper and is ECR
compliant.
4.5.2 Audio Codec Features
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Meets premium audio requirements for Microsoft WLP 3.10
High-performance DACs with 97dB SNR (A-Weighting), ADCs with 90dB SNR (A-Weighting)
Ten DAC channels support 16/20/24-bit PCM format for 7.1 sound playback, plus 2 channels
of independent stereo sound output (multiple streaming) through the front panel output
Two stereo ADCs support 16/20/24-bit PCM format recording simultaneously
All DACs supports 16/20/24-bit, 44.1k/48k/96k/192kHz sample rate
All ADCs supports 16/20/24-btt, 44.1k/48k/96k/192kHz sample rate
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Two independent S/PDIF-OUT converters support 16/20/24-bit, 4.1k/48k/88.2k/96k/192kHz
sample rate. One converter for normal S/PDIF output, the other outputs an independent
digital stream to the HDMI transmitter
One S/PDIF-IN converter supports 44.1k/48k/96k/192k Hz sample rate
Two jack detection pins each designed to detect up to 4 jacks
Extra jack detection pin for CD input when it is used as an optional line level input, S/PDIF
input and output
Supports legacy analog mixer architecture
Wide range (–80dB ~ +42dB) volume control with 1.5dB resolution of analog to analog mixer
gain
Software selectable boost gain (+10/+20/+30dB) for analog microphone input
All analog jacks are stereo input and output re-tasking for analog plug & play
Built-in headphone amplifiers for each re-tasking jack
Support stereo digital microphone interface to improve voice quality
Integrates high pass filter to cancel DC offset generated from digital microphone
Support low voltage IO for HDA Link (1.5V~3.3V)
Intel low power ECR compliant, supports power status control for each analog converter and
pin widgets, supports jack detection and wake up event in D3 mode
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Figure 10 – Audio Codec Functional Block Diagram
The markers in the Figure 10 apply to audio functionality implemented in IPC2 system and
summarized below:
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2.
3.
4.
5.
Audio Jack Detect function implemented via Sense A:
Analog audio output: Port D, FRONT_HOUT_R/L (detect via 5k)
Analog audio input: Port B, MIC_IN_R/L (detected via 20k)
Digital audio output: S/PDIF-OUT1
Digital audio input: S/PDIF-IN
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4.6
Super-I/O Controller
IPC2 design provides RS232 serial communication between Data Terminal Equipment (Host) and
Data Communication Equipment (Device) by the means of Super-I/O Controller SMSC SIO1007,
which implements LPC Bus to UART Bridge. The SIO1007 implements the LPC interface with the
LPC PortSwitch interface. The LPC PortSwitch interface is a hot switchable external docking LPC
interface. It also features a full 16bit internally decoded address bus, a Serial IRQ interface with
PCI clock support, relocatable configuration ports and three DMA channel options.
The SIO1007 incorporates one complete 8-pin UART.
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Main Features
— One full function Serial port
— High Speed UART with Send/Receive 16-Byte FIFOs
— Support 115k Baud rates
— Programmable baud rate generator
— Modem control circuit
— LPC bus Host interface
— LPC PortSwitch interface
— Two IRQ input pins
— PC99a and ACPI 1.0 Compliant
— Intelligent Auto Power Management
— 7x GPIOs
Figure 11 – SMSC SIO1007 Super-I/O Controller functional block diagram
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5 Interfaces
5.1
PCI Express
This section describes the PCI Express interface capabilities of the processor. See the PCI Express
Base Specification for details of PCI Express.
5.1.1 PCI Express Specifications
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The port may negotiate down to narrower widths.
Support for x1 widths for a single PCI Express mode.
2.5 GT/s and 5.0 GT/s PCI Express frequencies are supported.
Gen1 Raw bit-rate on the data pins of 2.5 GT/s, resulting in a real bandwidth per pair of
250 MB/s given the 8b/10b encoding used to transmit data across this interface. This also
does not account for packet overhead and link maintenance.
Gen 2 Raw bit-rate on the data pins of 5.0 GT/s, resulting in a real bandwidth per pair of
500 MB/s given the 8b/10b encoding used to transmit data across this interface. This also
does not account for packet overhead and link maintenance.
PCI Express reference clock is 100-MHz differential clock.
Power Management Event (PME) functions.
Dynamic width capability.
Figure 12 – IPC2 PCI Express Interface scheme
Port 4
5Gbps
PCIE_3/SATA_0_TX_P/N
PCIE_3/SATA_0_RX_P/N
PLX
PCIE Switch
PEX8603
PCIE_50_TX_P/N
PCIE_50_RX_P/N
Port 3
5Gbps
PCIE_3_TX_P/N
PCIE_3_RX_P/N
Intel GbE
controller
Port 52
5Gbps
PCIE_52_TX_P/N
PCIE_52_RX_P/N
Intel GbE PHY
I218
Flexible IO
PCIE_1/USB3_3
Mini PCIe / mSATA
Full size
PCIE
I211
PCIE_1/USB3_0_TX_P/N
PCIE_1/USB3_0_RX_P/N
PCIE/
USB3
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PCIE_2/USB3_4
PCIE_2/USB3_1_TX_P/N
PCIE_2/USB3_1_RX_P/N
Flexible IO
PCIE_6/SATA_3
PCIE_6/SATA_3_TX_P/N
PCIE_6/SATA_3_RX_P/N
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Lynx Point
LP PCH
PCI Express
Root Ports
PCIE_50_TX_P/N
PCIE_50_RX_P/N
MUX 2:1
SATA_0_TX_P/N
SATA_0_RX_P/N
SATA0
Port 50
5Gbps
Mini PCIe
Half size
PCIE_4_TX_P/N
PCIE_4_RX_P/N
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5.1.2 Mini PCI Express* Edge Connector
Table 28 – mini PCI Express edge connector pinout
mini PCI Express edge connector
Pin #
Pin Name
Signal Description
Pin #
1
WAKE#
Open drain, active low signal driven low by a
mini PCIe card to reactivate the PCIe link
3
COEX1/Reserved
Pin Name
Signal Description
2
3.3V
3.3V power rail
4
GND
Ground connection
COEX2/Reserved
Reserved for future wireless coexistence
control interface between radios (if needed)
6
1.5V
1.5V power rail
7
CLKREQ#
Clock request - open drain, active low driven
by mini PCIe card to request PCIe reference
clock
8
UIM_PWR/Reserved
9
GND
Ground connection
10
UIM_DATA/Reserved
12
UIM_CLK/Reserved
14
UIM_RESET/Reserved
16
UIM_VPP/Reserved
5
11
REFCLK-
13
REFCLK+
PCI Express differential reference clock (100
MHz)
15
GND
Ground connection
The UIM signals are defined on the system
connector to provide the interface between
the removable User Identity Module (UIM)
Interface - an extension of SIM and WWAN.
Mechanical Notch Key
17
Reserved/UIM_C8
Reserved
18
GND
Ground connection
19
Reserved/UIM_C4
Reserved
20
W_DISABLE#
Active low signal when asserted by the
system disable radio operation. Reserved for
future use.
21
GND
Ground connection
22
PERST#
Asserted when power is switched off and also
can be used by the system to force HW reset
23
PERn0
24
3.3V
3.3V power rail
25
PERp0
PCI Express differential receive pair
26
GND
Ground connection
27
GND
Ground connection
28
1.5V
1.5V power rail
29
GND
Ground connection
30
SMB_CLK
31
PETn0
32
SMB_DATA
Not Connected
33
PETp0
PCI Express differential transmit pair
34
GND
Ground connection
35
GND
Ground connection
36
USB_D-
37
GND
Ground connection
38
USB_D+
USB Host Interface
39
3.3V
Not Connected
40
GND
Ground connection
41
3.3V
Not Connected
42
LED_WWAN#
43
GND
Ground connection
44
LED_WLAN#
Not Connected
Active low output signals are provided to
allow status indications to users via system
provided LEDs
45
CLink_CLK
Clock signal on specific Intel AMT interface
46
LED_WPAN#
Not Connected
47
CLink_DATA
Data signal on specific Intel AMT interface
48
1.5V
1.5V power rail
CLink_RST
Reset signal on specific Intel AMT interface
50
GND
Ground connection
Reserved
Not Connected
52
3.3V
3.3V power rail
49
51
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5.2
Digital Display Interface
The 4th generation of Intel Core Microarchitecture (code name Haswell) migrated the Digital
Display Interface block functionality from PCH to Processor chip itself, thus eliminating latency
due to increasing video resolutions and bandwidths, and creating better integration between
graphics processor and display interface.
The PCH can drive up to three independent digital interfaces natively. One DisplayPort and two
HDMI ports. The processor supports:
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Two Digital Display (x4 DDI) interfaces that can be configured as DisplayPort, HDMI. The
DisplayPort can be configured to use 1, 2, or 4 lanes depending on the bandwidth
requirements and link data rate of RBR (1.62 GT/s), HBR (2.97 GT/s), and HBR2 (5.4 GT/s).
When configured as HDMI, the DDIx4 port can support 2.97 GT/s.
The HDMI interface supports HDMI with 3D, 4K, Deep Color, and x.v. Color. The DisplayPort
interface supports the VESA DisplayPort Standard Version 1, Revision 2 (DP1.2).
The processor supports High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) for high-definition
content playback over digital interfaces.
The processor also integrates dedicated a Mini HD audio controller to drive audio on
integrated digital display interfaces, such as HDMI and DisplayPort. The HD audio controller
on the PCH would continue to support down CODECs, and so on. The processor Mini HD audio
controller supports two High-Definition Audio streams simultaneously on any of the three
digital ports.
The processor supports streaming any 3 independent and simultaneous display combination
of DisplayPort/HDMI monitors. In the case of 3 simultaneous displays, two High Definition
Audio streams over the digital display interfaces are supported.
Each digital port is capable of driving resolutions up to 3200x2000 at 60 Hz through
DisplayPort and 4096x2304 at 24 Hz using HDMI.
DisplayPort Aux CH, DDC channel, Panel power sequencing, and HPD are supported through
the PCH.
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5.2.1 High Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI)
The High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) is provided for transmitting uncompressed
digital audio and video signals from DVD players, set-top boxes and other audiovisual sources to
television sets, projectors and other video displays. It can carry high quality multi-channel audio
data and all standard and high-definition consumer electronics video formats. HDMI display
interface connecting the PCH and display devices utilizes transition minimized differential
signaling (TMDS) to carry audiovisual information through the same HDMI cable.
HDMI includes three separate communications channels: TMDS, DDC, and the optional CEC
(consumer electronics control). CEC is not supported on the processor. As shown in Figure 13 the
HDMI cable carries four differential pairs that make up the TMDS data and clock channels. These
channels are used to carry video, audio, and auxiliary data. In addition, HDMI carries a VESA DDC.
The DDC is used by an HDMI Source to determine the capabilities and characteristics of the Sink.
Audio, video and auxiliary (control/status) data is transmitted across the three TMDS data
channels. The video pixel clock is transmitted on the TMDS clock channel and is used by the
receiver for data recovery on the three data channels. The digital display data signals driven
natively are AC coupled and needs level shifting to convert the AC coupled signals to the HDMI
compliant digital signals. HDMI interface is designed as per High-Definition Multimedia Interface
Specification 1.4a.
The processor HDMI interface is designed in accordance with the High-Definition Multimedia
Interface with 3D, 4K, Deep Color, and x.v. Color.
Figure 13 – HDMI Link Diagram
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5.2.1.1
HDMI Connector
Table 29 shows the pin assignments of the HDMI external connector on a downstream port on a
Source device (IPC2).
Table 29 – Downstream Port HDMI Connector Pinout
Pin #
1
3
5
7
9
11
13
15
17
19
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TMDS_DATA2+
TMDS_DATA2TMDS_DATA1 Shield
TMDS_DATA0+
TMDS_DATA0TMDS_CLK Shield
CEC
DDC_SCL
GND
HPD
Pin #
2
4
6
8
10
12
14
16
18
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TMDS_DATA2 Shield
TMDS_DATA1+
TMDS_DATA1TMDS_DATA0 Shield
TMDS_CLK+
TMDS_CLKReserved
DDC_SDA
PWR_5V
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Table 30 – Downstream Port HDMI Connector Signal Description
Pin #
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
Signal
TMDS_DATA2+
TMDS_DATA2 Shield
TMDS_DATA2TMDS_DATA1+
TMDS_DATA1 Shield
TMDS_DATA1TMDS_DATA0+
TMDS_DATA0 Shield
TMDS_DATA0TMDS_CLK+
TMDS_CLK Shield
TMDS_CLKCEC
Reserved
DDC_SCL
DDC_SDA
GND
PWR_5V
HPD
Source Direction
Out
Out
Out
Out
Out
Out
Out
Out
In/Out
Out
In/Out
Out
In
Description
Data differential pair 2 - Link 1
Data differential pair 1 - Link 1
Data differential pair 0 - Link 1
Clock differential pair - Link 1
Consumer Electronics Control
EDID Communication channel
Ground
Power
Hot Plug Detect
5.2.2 Digital Video Interface (DVI)
The Processor Digital Ports can be configured to drive DVI-D. DVI uses TMDS for transmitting data
from the transmitter to the receiver which is similar to the HDMI protocol but without the audio
and CEC. Refer to the HDMI section for more information on the signals and data transmission.
To drive DVI-I through the back panel the VGA DDC signals is connected along with the digital data
and clock signals from one of the Digital Ports. The digital display data signals driven natively are
AC coupled and needs level shifting to convert the AC coupled signals to the HDMI compliant
digital signals.
5.2.3 Display Port Interface (DP)
DisplayPort is a digital communication interface that utilizes differential signaling to achieve a high
bandwidth bus interface designed to support connections between PCs and monitors, projectors,
and TV displays. DisplayPort is also suitable for display connections between consumer electronics
devices such as high definition optical disc players, set top boxes, and TV displays.
A DisplayPort consists of a Main Link, Auxiliary channel, and a Hot Plug Detect signal. The Main
Link is a unidirectional, high-bandwidth, and low latency channel used for transport of
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isochronous data streams such as uncompressed video and audio. The Auxiliary Channel (AUX CH)
is a half-duplex bidirectional channel used for link management and device control. The Hot Plug
Detect (HPD) signal serves as an interrupt request for the sink device.
The processor is designed in accordance with the VESA DisplayPort Standard Version 1.2a. The
processor supports VESA DisplayPort PHY Compliance Test Specification 1.2a and VESA
DisplayPort Link Layer Compliance Test Specification 1.2a.
Figure 14 – DP Link Diagram
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5.2.3.1
DisplayPort Connector
Table 31 shows the pin assignments of the DisplayPort external connector on a downstream port
on a Source device (IPC2) and Table 32 show the pin assignments of the DisplayPort external
connector on an upstream port on a Sink device (DisplayPort Monitor).
Table 31 – Downstream Port DP Connector Pinout
Notes:
1. Pins 13 and 14 must be connected to ground through a pull-down device. External devices
and cable assemblies must be designed to not rely on a low impedance ground path from
these pins.
2. Pin 20, PWR Out, must provide +3.3V+/-10% with a maximum current of 500mA and a
minimum power capability of 1.5 watts.
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Table 32 – Upstream Port DP Connector Pinout
Notes:
1. Pins 13 and 14 must be connected to ground through a pull-down device. External devices
and cable assemblies must be designed to not rely on a low impedance ground path from
these pins.
2. Pin 20, PWR Out, must provide +3.3 volts ±10% with a maximum current of 500mA and a
minimum power capability of 1.5 watts.
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Table 33 shows the wiring of an external cable connector assembly.
Table 33 – Display Port Cable
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5.3
USB Interface
IPC2 platform provides 6 downstream USB interface ports for bus-powered and self-powered
devices, four USB3.0 SuperSpeed 5Gbps and two USB2.0 compliant. IPC2 USB interface scheme
shown in the following diagram.
Figure 15 – IPC2 USB Interface scheme
USB2_0_P/N
Port 1
USB2.0
USB2_1_P/N
Port 1
USB3.0
5Gbps
USB3_0_TX_P/N
USB3_0_RX_P/N
Port 2
USB3.0
5Gbps
USB3_1_TX_P/N
USB3_1_RX_P/N
Port 4
USB2.0
USB2_3_P/N
Port 5
USB2.0
USB2_2_P/N
USB2
USB3
USB2
EHCI USB2.0
xHCI USB3.0
controllers
Port 6
USB2.0
USB2_6_P/N
Mini PCIe / mSATA
Full size
Port 7
USB2.0
USB2_7_P/N
Mini PCIe slot
Half size
Port 2/3
USB2.0
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USB2_4_P/N
Flexible IO
PCIE_1/USB3_3
PCIE_1/USB3_0_TX_P/N
PCIE_1/USB3_0_RX_P/N
Flexible IO
PCIE_2/USB3_4
PCIE_2/USB3_1_TX_P/N
PCIE_2/USB3_1_RX_P/N
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PCIE/
USB3
HOST / FACE Module
interface
Intel 8
Series
PCH chipset
(Lynx Point)
Dual USB
Connector
Port 0
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5.4
RS232 Serial Interface
IPC2 design provides three RS232 serial communication ports. COM1/2 support 2-wire interface
(Tx/Rx) and COM3 support full RS232 signal set, when COM1 implemented via Embedded
Controller UART and COM2/3 by UARTs located in Super-I/O Controller. Due to small dimension
physical port is implemented with ultra mini serial connector with the pinout in the table below.
Figure 16 – IPC2 Serial Connectivity
UART_COM1_TX
UART_COM1_RX
Embedded
Controller (EC)
Renesas H8S/2113
16-bit MCU
RS232
transceiver
UART_COM2_TX
UART_COM2_RX
Lynx Point LP
PCH
LPC
RS232
transceiver
RS232_COM1_TX
RS232_COM1_RX
RS232_COM2_TX
RS232_COM2_RX
Serial
COM1
Serial
COM2
SMSC SuperIO
SIO1007
UART_COM3_TX
UART_COM3_RTS
UART_COM3_RX
UART_COM3_CTS
UART_COM3_DTR
UART_COM3_DSR
UART_COM3_RI
RS232
transceiver
RS232_COM3_TX
RS232_COM3_RTS
RS232_COM3_RX
RS232_COM3_CTS
RS232_COM3_DTR
RS232_COM3_DSR
RS232_COM3_RI
Serial
COM3
Table 34 – Common COM port mapping
COM port
COM1
COM2
COM3
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Tx/Rx
Tx/Rx
Full
UART Controller
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SuperIO Controller
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0x03F8 – 0x03FF
0x02F8 – 0x02FF
0x03E8 – 0x03EF
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Table 35 – COM3 Serial Port Pinout
Pin #
1
Signal
COM3_TX
Host Direction
Out
2
COM3_RTS
Out
3
COM3_RX
In
4
COM3_CTS
In
5
COM3_DTR
Out
6
COM3_DSR
In
7
COM3_RI
N/A
Description
Transmit Data –
Carries data from DTE to DCE
Request To Send –
DTE requests the DCE prepare to receive data
Receive Data –
Carries data from DCE to DTE
Clear To Send –
Indicates DCE is ready to accept data
Data Terminal Ready –
Indicates presence of DTE to DCE
Data Set Ready –
DCE is ready to receive commands or data
Ring Indicator is not supported
8
GND
-
Ground
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6 Miscellaneous Features
6.1
Mini PCI Express/mSATA sharing
IPC2 advanced platform components and Compulab’s flexible system design offers extremely high
utilization of different functionalities and mechanical Form Factors to be implemented on the
same HW.
Mini PCIe and mSATA share the same slot, and allow the flexibility to install both storage and PCI
express devices. PCI Express/SATA interface switching implemented with 4-channel differential
bi-directional multiplexer/de-multiplexer as shown in Figure 17.
Note: Proper functionality requires BIOS configuration to set the MUX to desired connectivity
option (in default mSATA).
Figure 17 – IPC2 Mini PCIe/mSATA scheme
IPC2 – Mini PCIe/mSATA scheme
Pericom PI2PCIE412-D
4-diff CH 2:1 Mux/Demux
SATA
SATA0
A-B
HOST / FACE Module interface
SATA Host
Controller
SATA0_PCH
Intel 8 Series
PCH chipset
(Lynx Point)
A-C
INT_SATA
A-C
SLOT_SATA
A-B
SEL
GPIO8
PCIE3_PCH
PCIE_5-L0_PCH
PCIE
Switch
PEX8603
PCIE
PCI Express
Root Port
SATA_PCIE_MUX_SEL
PCIE_5-L0
Shared
Mini PCIe / mSATA
Full Size slot
PCIE3/SATA0
USB EHCI
Host Controller
USB6
SMBus
controller
SMBus
43
BIOS Settings
Advanced  South Bridge Configuration mSATA-PCIE
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Mini PCIe card: GND
Mux Switching Logic
MUX SEL HIGH (A-C): mSATA (default)
MUX SEL LOW (A-B): Mini PCIe
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6.2
SIM Interface
IPC2 system incorporates micro SIM slot with dedicated interface to mini PCIe full size slot. In
conjunction with cellular modem and authenticated micro SIM card from your mobile operator,
the system can be used for cellular communication, data and/or voice (depends on modem).
2G/3G/4G cellular modems in mini PCIe card form factor supported. The micro SIM slot uses 6pin interface.
6.3
SPI Interface
The main functionality of SPI bus is initialization, configuration of HW components and BIOS
execution during system power up.
Two Serial NOR flash (SNOR) devices stores system CONFIG and BIOS code.
Attention: IPC2 SPI interface used for system configuration purposes only and restricted for
customer use. Data provided in this section is informative only. Any violation of the design, by the
use of other SPI slave devices may result in system failures and void of warranty.
6.4
Custom Design GPIOs
IPC2 incorporates 7 general purpose input output signals for user application implementations
and custom system design, operated from SuperIO controller via PCH-SuperIO LPC interface. The
GPIOs were selected and configured to provide convenient in/out functionality.
Table 36 – Custom Design GPIO table
SuperIO/Signal
SIO_GPIO15
(CIR_RX)
SIO_GPIO16
SIO_GPIO30
SIO_GPIO31
SIO_GPIO35
SIO_GPIO36
SIO_GPIO37
EXT1 pin#
A4
Op state
Always
Direction
Out
Reset state
High
Pull (PU/PD)
PU – 10k
A8
A9
A11
B16
A20
A12
S0 (Active)
S0 (Active)
S0 (Active)
S0 (Active)
S0 (Active)
S0 (Active)
In
In
In
Out
Out
In
High
Low
High
High
High
High
PU – weak
PD – 100k
PU – weak
PU – 10k
PD – 10k
PU – weak
Notes:
1. SIO_GPIO15 can be used for wakeup event. SMI/PME capable – non-maskable system
management interrupt with highest priority level, and transparent to OS power management.
2. All GPIOs when configured as push-pull output: 8mA sink, 4mA source.
3. All GPIOs when configured as open-drain output: 8mA sink.
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6.5
FACE Module Interface
FACE Module (Function And Connectivity Extension Module) designed as additional/optional
system board providing extended functionality and IO connectivity options. The interface
between main system board and FACE module implemented with high speed, low pitch, and high
pin count board-to-board connector (B2B). Connector’s pinout including signals mapping and
description described later in this chapter.
Figure 18 – FACE Module concept
CPU
Peripherals
Chipset
Storage
Memory
FACE Module
Peripherals
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IOs
Peripherals
FACE Module Interface
EXT-1 plug connector
Peripherals
B2B connector
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EXT-1 receptacle connector
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6.5.1 Extension Connectors
Complete B2B receptacle and plug connector’s specifications shown in the tables below.
Table 37 – B2B receptacle connector HOST side
Item
Manufacturer
PN
Type
Positions
Pitch
Current rating
Height
Stacking height
Option A
FCI
61082-10260
Receptacle
2x50
0.8mm
0.5A
7.7mm
12mm
Option B
Tyco
5-5179180-4
Receptacle
2x50
0.8mm
0.5A
7.7mm
12mm
Option C
Oupiin
2382-100C00DP1T-M
Receptacle
2x50
0.8mm
0.5A
7.7mm
12mm
Table 38 – B2B plug connector FACE Module side
Item
Manufacturer
PN
Type
Positions
Pitch
Current rating
Height
Stacking height
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FCI
61083-10460
Plug
2x50
0.8mm
0.5A
7.7mm
12mm
Option B
Tyco
3-5177986-4
Plug
2x50
0.8mm
0.5A
7.7mm
12mm
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Oupiin
2381-100C00DP4T-M
Plug
2x50
0.8mm
0.5A
7.7mm
12mm
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6.5.2 Connectors Pinout
The tables below provide complete pinout of extension connector EXT1 and signals mapping.
Table 39 – EXT1 connector HOST side pinout
EXT-1 connector HOST side
Pin #
Signal Name
Signal Description
Pin #
Signal Name
Signal Description
A1
GND
Ground connection
B1
GND
Ground connection
A2
SATA2_TX+
B2
CLK1_PCIE+
A3
SATA2_TX-
SATA2.0 differential transmit pair 2; Host
signal shared with mini PCIe (MUX channel
B)
B3
CLK1_PCIE-
Host PCIe CLK output differential pair
- 100MHz
A4
CIR_RX/SIO_GPIO15
SuperIO GPO, PU-10k
B4
SATA0_LED
SATA activity LED indicator
A5
SATA2_RX+
B5
CLK_PCIE_PLX2+
A6
SATA2_RX-
SATA2.0 differential receive pair 2; Host
signal shared with mini PCIe (MUX channel
B)
B6
CLK_PCIE_PLX2-
Host PCIe CLK output differential pair
- 100MHz
A7
GND
Ground connection
B7
V5SBY
5V power domain
A8
SIO_GPIO16
SuperIO GPI, PU-weak
B8
SATA0_RX+
A9
SIO_GPIO30
SuperIO GPI, PD-100k
B9
SATA0_RX-
A10
SMB_ALRT#
SMBus Alert used to wake the system
B10
SLP_S4#
A11
SIO_GPIO31
SuperIO GPI, PU-weak
B11
SATA0_TX+
A12
SIO_GPIO37
SuperIO GPI, PU-weak
B12
SATA0_TX-
SATA3.0 differential transmit pair 1
A13
V5SBY
B13
V5SBY
5V power domain
A14
SMB_CLK
B14
NC
NC
A15
SMB_DAT
5V power domain
SMBus host clock output. Connect to
SMBus slave
SMBus bidirectional data. Connect to
SMBus slave
B15
NC
NC
A16
HDA_RST#
High Definition Audio host reset
B16
SIO_GPIO35
SuperIO GPO, PU-10k
A17
HDA_SYNC
B17
NC
NC
A18
HDA_BITCLK
High Definition Audio host sync
High Definition Audio host bit clock out
24MHz
B18
NC
NC
A19
HDA_SDOUT
High Definition Audio serial host data out
B19
V5SBY
5V power domain
A20
SIO_GPIO36
SuperIO GPO, PD-10k
B20
Reserved
For internal use only
A21
HDA_SDIN1_EXT
High Definition Audio serial host data in0
B21
Reserved
For internal use only
A22
DEBUG3
Reserved debug signal
B22
LPC_SERIRQ
A23
GND
Ground connection
B23
LPC_CLK
Serial Interrupt Request
Single Ended 33MHz CLK host out to
PCI devices
A24
USB4_P
B24
LPC_FRAME#
LPC interface frame signal
A25
USB4_N
USB2.0 Host interface 0
B25
GND
Ground connection
A26
USB_OC0_1#
USB Overcurrent Indicator for SerDes 0/1
B26
Reserved
For internal use only
A27
USB5_P
B27
Reserved
For internal use only
A28
USB5_N
USB2.0 Host interface 1
B28
Reserved
For internal use only
A29
GND
Ground connection
B29
Reserved
For internal use only
A30
LPC_AD0
B30
Reserved
A31
LPC_AD1
B31
RESET#
For internal use only
Active Low Platform Reset driven by
the Host
A32
LPC_AD2
B32
CLK0_PCIE+
A33
LPC_AD3
B33
CLK0_PCIE-
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SLP_S4# - S4 state flag active low
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Host PCIe CLK output differential pair
- 100MHz
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A34
GND
A35
PCIE_TX2+/USB3_TX4+
Ground connection
Flexible IO differential transmit pair PCIe2.0 / USB3.0 (up to 5Gbps)
PCI Express Wake Event from Device to
Host
B34
CLK0_OE#
PCI Express Clock OE#
B35
PCIE_RX2+/USB3_RX4+
B36
PCIE_RX2-/USB3_RX4-
Flexible IO differential receive pair PCIe2.0 / USB3.0 (up to 5Gbps)
B37
RESERVED
For internal use only
B38
PCIE_RX1+/USB3_RX3+
A36
PCIE_TX2-/USB3_TX4-
A37
PCIE_WAKE#
A38
PCIE_TX1+/USB3_TX3+
A39
PCIE_TX1-/USB3_TX3-
Flexible IO differential transmit pair PCIe2.0 / USB3.0 (up to 5Gbps)
B39
PCIE_RX1-/USB3_RX3-
Flexible IO differential receive pair PCIe2.0 / USB3.0 (up to 5Gbps)
A40
GND
Ground connection
B40
GND
Ground connection
A41
SATA_TX3+/PCIE_TX1+
B41
SATA_RX3+/PCIE_RX1+
A42
SATA_TX3-/PCIE_TX1-
Flexible IO differential transmit pair PCIe2.0 / SATA3.0 (up to 6Gbps)
B42
SATA_RX3-/PCIE_RX1-
Flexible IO differential receive pair PCIe2.0 / SATA3.0 (up to 6Gbps)
A43
PS_ON_SW#
System power button signal
B43
SLP_S3#
S3 state flag active low output
A44
PCIE_TX5+
B44
PCIE_RX5+
A45
PCIE_TX5-
PCIe2.0 differential transmit pair 5
B45
PCIE_RX5-
PCIe2.0 differential receive pair 5
A46
RESERVED
Reserved debug signal
B46
BOARD_LED#
Board LED indication
A47
VCC_12V
B47
VCC_12V
A48
VCC_12V
B48
VCC_12V
A49
VCC_12V
B49
VCC_12V
A50
VCC_12V
B50
VCC_12V
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6.5.3 FM-USB3
6.5.3.1
Description
FM-USB3 FACE Module provide market new USB3.0 Super Speed connectivity, with legacy USB2.0
downstream ports. In addition single mSATA SSD storage card can be implemented via mini PCIe
slot either half or full form factors.
6.5.3.2


Highlights
2x USB3.0 downstream ports (USB2.0 supported on separate pins), up to 5Gbps full-duplex.
1x mSATA slot allow to connect mSATA SSD storage (i5/i7 models only).
6.5.3.3
Block Diagram
Figure 19 – FACE Module FM-USB3 block diagram
USB2.0
USB3 Type-A
Receptacle
USB3.0_TX
USB3.0_RX
USB2.0
USB3 Type-A
Receptacle
HOST / FACE Module interface
USB3.0_TX
USB3.0_RX
SATA3.0/PCIe2.0
PCIe REFCLK @100MHz
mSATA slot
full/half FF
LED Indications
SMBus
6.5.3.4
EEPROM
ON/OFF
Storage
activity
Sleep
mSATA slot
FM-USB3 incorporates single mSATA slot (i5/i7 models only) and provides an option for
connecting either full or half size form factor card.
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6.5.3.5
Mechanics
6.5.3.5.1 PCB Assembly
Figure 20 – FM-USB3 PCB Assembly Top
6.5.3.5.2 Front Panel
Figure 21 – FM-USB3 front panel
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7 Advanced Technologies
7.1
Intel vPRO technology
Intel vPRO technology is supported on IPC2 i5 and i7 models only.
An added layer of security for businesses and intelligent systems today’s businesses and
intelligent systems developers face four critical areas of IT security:




Threat management, including protection from rootkits, viruses, and malware
Identity and website access point protection
Confidential personal and business data protection
Remote and local monitoring, remediation, and repair of PCs and workstations
Intel® vPro™ technology addresses each of these and other needs through its comprehensive set
of security, manageability, and productivity-enhancing capabilities. This technology is built into
the new Intel® Core™ vPro™ processor family, Intel® chipsets, and network adapters that simplify
and accelerate these four critical IT functions.
7.2
Intel Active Management Technology
Intel AMT is a fundamental component of Intel® vPro™ technology. AMT is a set of advanced
manageability features developed to meet the evolving demands placed on IT to manage a
network infrastructure. Intel AMT reduces the Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) for IT management
through features such as asset tracking, remote manageability, and robust policy based security,
resulting in fewer desk-side visits and reduced incident support durations. Intel AMT extends the
manageability capability for IT through Out Of Band (OOB), allowing asset information, remote
diagnostics, recovery, and contain capabilities to be available on client systems even when they
are in a low power, or “off” state, or in situations when the operating system is hung.
Intel AMT9.5 technology supported on selected platforms with the following components only
and with relevant BIOS support: IPC2 i5 and i7 models, Intel GbE MAC/PHY (LAN1).
7.3
Intel Virtualization Technology
Increasing manageability, security, and flexibility in IT environments, virtualization technologies
like hardware-assisted Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT) combined with software-based
virtualization solutions provide maximum system utilization by consolidating multiple
environments into a single server or PC. By abstracting the software away from the underlying
hardware, a world of new usage models opens up that reduce costs, increase management
efficiency, strengthen security, while making your computing infrastructure more resilient in the
event of a disaster.
Intel Virtualization Technology (Intel VT) makes a single system appear as multiple independent
systems to software. This allows multiple, independent operating systems to run simultaneously
on a single system. Intel VT comprises technology components to support virtualization of
platforms based on Intel architecture microprocessors and chipsets. Intel Virtualization
Technology for IA-32, Intel64 and Intel Architecture (Intel® VT-x) added hardware support in the
processor to improve the virtualization performance and robustness. Intel Virtualization
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Technology for Directed I/O adds chipset hardware implementation to support and improve I/O
virtualization performance and robustness.
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8 Power Management
8.1
Embedded Controller Renesas H8S/2113
Renesas H8S/2113 embedded controller is an integral part and its HW/FW fully defined by Intel
platform architecture. The power manager is a core component in the system and responsible for
power management and housekeeping functionality in the platform. It interfaces with processor,
chipset, boot devices, system power supplies and power sequencing logic. It is essential part for
proper system operation.
The core of H8S/2113 Group of CISC (complex instruction set computer) microcomputers is an
H8S/2000 CPU, which has an internal 16-bit architecture.
Figure 22 – Renesas H8S/2113 Functional Block Diagram
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9 Electrical Characteristics
9.1
Absolute Maximum Ratings
Operating the IPC2 under conditions beyond its absolute maximum ratings may damage the
device. Absolute maximum ratings are limiting values to be considered individually when all other
parameters are within their specified operating ranges. Functional operation and specification
compliance under any absolute maximum condition, or after exposure to any of these conditions,
are not guaranteed or implied. Exposure may affect device reliability.
Table 40 – Absolute Maximum Ratings
Parameter
Main power supply voltage
9.2
Min
Typ.
8.5
Max
-
Unit
16
V
Recommended Operating Conditions
Operating conditions include parameters that are under the control of the user: power-supply
voltage and ambient temperature. The IPC2 meets all performance specifications when used
within the recommended operating conditions, unless otherwise noted.
Table 41 – Recommended Operating Condition
Parameter
Main power supply voltage
V5SBY – 5V power domain current
9.3
Min
10
-
Typ.
12
-
Max
15
4
Unit
V
A
DC Electrical Characteristics
Table 42 – DC Electrical Characteristics
Parameter
Operating
Conditions
VIH
VIL
VOH
VOL
IOH
IOL
IOL leakage
SIO_GPIO
[15,16,30,31,35-37]
TX Voltage
Swing
Input Voltage
Range
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Typ.
Max
Unit
3.3V Digital I/O
2.0
10
V
V
V
V
mA
mA
µA
±5.4
-
V
-
25
V
0.8
2.4
0.4
-4
8
-10
RS232
±5.0
-25
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9.4
Power Supply
IPC2 wall power supply:


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Output: 12VDC 5A, 60W
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10 Mechanical Characteristics
10.1 Mechanical Drawings
10.1.1 Chassis
Figure 23 – IPC2 Isometric Front
Figure 24 – IPC2 Isometric Back
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Figure 25 – IPC2 Front Panel
Figure 26 – IPC2 Back Panel
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Figure 27 – IPC2 Top
Figure 28 – IPC2 Bottom
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Figure 29 – IPC2 service door with mounted HDD/SSD storage drive
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10.1.2 Single Board Computer
Single Board Computers or Open Chassis platforms based on IPC2 HW available for system
integration and industrial business applications. Available in both variations with or without FACE
Module. SBC HW should be thermally coupled to a passive or active cooling system in order to
guarantee proper operation and maximal performance.
SBC supplied with a heat plate in order to simplify system integration and provide an easy way to
attach it to a heat sink.
Note: Heat plate alone does NOT guarantee sufficient cooling in order to provide maximal
performance, therefore in order to avoid system throttling or thermal shut down in worst cases,
system integrators must supply additional system cooling method.
10.1.2.1
With FACE Module
Figure 30 – SBC-iHSW Mechanical Drawing with FACE Module
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10.1.2.2
Without FACE Module
Figure 31 – SBC-iHSW Mechanical Drawing without FACE Module
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10.2
Environmental
IPC2 models available in 3 operating temperature grades – Commercial, Extended and Industrial.
Please refer to the table below:
Table 43 – Operating Temperature Grades
Operating Conditions
Commercial
Op. Temp. grades
Extended (TE)
Industrial (TI)
HDD models
0°C – 50°C
N/A
N/A
SSD models
0°C – 70°C
-20°C – 70°C
-40°C – 70°C
Note: Power supply temperature ratings differs from system ratings, mainly due to material used,
and limited to the following:


Operating: 0°C – 40°C
Storage: -10°C – 70°C
Customers have the ability to power the computers from another source.
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11 Resources
For more Compulab resources please use the following links:
1. Fit-PC website:
http://www.fit-pc.com/web/
2. IPC2 website:
http://www.fit-pc.com/web/products/ipc2/
3. Wiki pages for additional documentation and driver download:
http://www.fit-pc.com/wiki/index.php/Main_Page
4. Forum:
http://www.fit-pc.com/forum/index.php?sid=47b935636d5b916b34e9acea453fa815
5. Ordering Information Guide:
http://fit-pc.com/download/General/ordering-information-guide.pdf
6. Application Note - fit-PC products FACE Module compatibility matrix:
http://fit-pc.com/download/face-modules/documents/app-note-products-fm-compatibilitymatrix.pdf
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