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COM Express boards host 3rd-generation Celerons

Apr 5, 2013 — by Rick Lehrbaum — 339 views

Congatec has introduced several COM Express modules built with Intel’s 3rd-generation Celeron processors. The new Conga-BS77 and Conga-TS77 COM (computer-on-module) products are equipped with a range of single- and dual-core Celeron CPUs, clocked at up to 2.2GHz.

The Conga-BS77 and Conga-TS77 modules comply with COM Express Type 2 and Type 6 standards, respectively. Both conform to the COM Express “Basic” form-factor, measuring 125 x 95 mm. In addition to their 3rd-generation Celeron processors, the new modules integrate Intel’s new mobile HM76 Express chipset, and support up to 16GB DDR3 of SODIMM memory.

Top views: Conga-BS77 (left) and Conga-TS77 (right)
(click images to enlarge)

Each of these new COM models is offered with a choice of 3rd-Generation Intel Celeron processors:

  • Dual-Core Celeron 1020E (2M Cache, 2.20 GHz, 35W TDP)
  • Dual-core Celeron 1047UE (2M Cache, 1.40 GHz, 17W TDP)
  • Single-core Celeron 927UE (1M cache, 1.50 GHz, 17W TDP).

Interface signals available on both modules’ high-density bus connectors include 7x PCIe 2.0 x1 lanes, 4x 6Gb/s SATA ports, Gbit Ethernet, LPC bus, I2C, Intel High Definition Audio, LVDS (2×24), VGA, 3x DisplayPort, and 3x HDMI. The two modules each provide one additional video interface: the Conga-BP77 adds a PCI Express Graphics 3.0 (PEG) x16 interface; on the other hand, the Conga-BS77 adds SDVO (but not PEG).

Bottom views: Conga-BS77 (left) and Conga-TS77 (right)
(click each image to enlarge)

Congatec says it supports SUSE and Ubuntu Linux across all of its COM (computer-on-module) products, and in the event special drivers are needed (e.g. for functions such as Ethernet), the company provides it for download from its website. Congatec’s COMs also implement a “CGOS API” (Congatec operating system application program interface), through which various board functions can be accessed from Linux, Windows CE, VxWorks, and QNX.

The new Conga-BS77 and Conga-TS77 module versions are in addition to previously released models featuring single-, dual-, and quad-core Intel Core and Celeron processors, clocked at up to 2.5 GHz. For further information, visit Congatec’s website, here.

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