The XVR16 Rugged 6U VME Single Board Computer (SBC) from GE Intelligent Platforms features the high performance, highly integrated 4th Generation Core i7 processor platform from Intel.

4th Generation Core i7 technology offers integrated graphics and memory controller plus quad-core processing up to 2.5 GHz all in one device. Coupled with the Intel QM87 Express Chipset this provides an unmatched level of I/O bandwidth for both on-board and off-board functions.

The improved capabilities of the XVR16 will allow it not only to address existing command/control applications, but also to be deployed in more demanding High Performance Embedded Computing (HPEC) signal processing applications such as ISR (intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance), sonar and radar.

The XVR16 rugged VME single board computer provides a straightforward, cost-effective upgrade/technology insertion path. It offers existing users of the XVR14 and XVR15 significantly more processing power, graphics performance, functionality and I/O capability. Importantly, it does this within the same power envelope as its predecessors, enabling simple ‘drop in’ replacement.

Features of the 4th Gen. Core i7 processor

Graphics support for DX11.1, OpenCL 1.2, OpenGL 3.2
5 to 15% CPU performance boost over 3rd generation
Intel TurboBoost Technology
Intel AVX 2.0 extensions and AES-NI instructions
Hardware assisted security features
Hyper-Thread Technology – 2 threads per core
In addition to a comprehensive range of onboard I/O features, the XVR16 also offers two on-board mezzanine expansion sites for enhanced system flexibility, both of which offer PMC and XMC capability. Memory resources include up to 16 GB DDR3 SDRAM, up to 64 GB NAND Flash, optional SATA hard drive, BIOS Flash and BIOS backup Flash. Extended temperature capability and a range of air and conduction cooled build levels are available.

A rich software choice is planned for the XVR16, including comprehensive Deployed Test Software (BIT and BCS) plus OS support for Windows 7, Open Linux, Wind River Linux, and VxWorks.

Key Features

  • 6U VME SBC
  • 4th Generation Intel Core i7 quad-core processor
  • Intel QM87 Express Chipset
  • Up to 16 GB of DDR3 SDRAM w/ECC
  • Up to 64 GB NAND Flash
  • Dual on-board Expansion sites (XMC/PMC)
  • Air and Conduction cooled versions
  • Comprehensive Deployed Test Software
  • Comprehensive OS support
  • Specification


    • 4th Gen. Intel Core i7 quad-core up to 2.4 GHz
    • Memory

    • Up to 16 GB DDR3 SDRAM

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