3U VPX Intel® Core™ i7 Single Board Computer
  • Intel® Dual-Core™ Core i7 integrated DDR3 Memory Controller
  • Two Cores with Hyperthreading (4 threads) from 1.67 to 2 GHz
  • 2 to 8 GB , DDR3 1066 MHz, ECC registered SDRAM
  • VXFabric(tm) (TCP/IP on PCIe) support
  • Air- and Rugged Conduction-Cooled versions under 50W power
  • Three Gigabit Ethernet Links to VPX Backplane
  • Data plane x4 PCIe. Software configurable x4 or x1 PCIe links
  • EUFI BIOS with PBIT option
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3U VPX Intel® Core™ i7 Single Board Computer

VX3030 is a multipurpose 3U VPX rugged single board computer offering the ultimate performance for embedded applications. Coupled with Kontron Long Term Supply policy, this board is poised to become the general purpose small SBC for many generations of embedded applications for the Military and Aerospace market.
Used in Kontron 3U VPX development systems, along with 3U VPX carriers and 3U VPX Ethernet switches, the VX3030 is the ideal candidate for long term programs in search of general purpose or compact high performance parallel computing solutions.


CPU Intel® Core™ i7 processor with integrated memory and graphics controller supporting ECC
PCI Express / PCI support 2.5 GT/s gen 1 PCIe. One 4x PCIe to the backplane x4 pipes through PEX8609 Non Transparent bridge.
Controller Intel Platform Controller Hub PCH QM57 (Ibex Peak-M)
BIOS Two sites up to 32 MB SPI Flash
SRAM Two DDR3 memory channels, 64-bit soldered ECC
Frontpanel Gigabit Ethernet: One 1000BASE-T on RJ-45 connector; Graphics: VGA; USB : USB 2.0 port;Serial Port: one EIA-232 UART interface on RJ11 connector; LEDs: three control and status bicolor (red/green) LEDs
Rear I/O Gigabit Ethernet: Two 1000BASE-BX and one 1000BASE-T; 4 SATA ports allowing Raid storage support; PCI Express: one x4 or four x1 PCI Express interfaces on VPX P1 (x4 Pipes Region) (Optional common PCIe reference clock feature); 2 Serial Ports: two simplified serial lines or other build options (two Rx/Tx ports on each node is default); DisplayPort: Embedded DisplayPort on VPX P2
Power Supply 12V & 5V payload power, 3.3V auxiliary management power: 50W* with 4 GB of memory, no RTM Max of 65W; * The power consumption varies depending on your product configuration (Clock settings, XMC, RTM & extra memory)
Verified OS Linux: Generic Linux 2.6.x BSP to be used with various Linux distributions. Verified for RedHat 5.3 and Wind River Linux (PNE 3.x); Windows XP, Windows7; VxWorks 6



VX3030 Datasheet
[ datasheet_vx3030.pdf, 1.04 mb, Nov 11, 2015 ]

Kontron Modular Computers S.A.S. Service and Support Offering
This data sheet contains a detailed description of all the support and service offering from Kontron Modular Computers S.A.S, including the Long Term Supply (LTS) Services.
[ komsa-supportbrochure-2015v.pdf, 0.98 mb, May 19, 2015 ]


VX3030 - 3U VPX Computing Node User's Guide [restrictions apply]
[ cadta87-6e-vx3030-ug.pdf, 3.26 mb, Nov 27, 2013 ]

VX3030 AMI-BIOS User Reference Manual [restrictions apply]
[ sddtf81-11e-vx3030-bios.pdf, 5.61 mb, Oct 26, 2015 ]

VX3030 PBIT User's Guide [restrictions apply]
[ sddtf94-0e-vx3030-pbit.pdf, 0.81 mb, Nov 27, 2013 ]

EZ3-VX3030 Quick Start [restrictions apply]
[ sddtf76-ez3-vx3030.pdf, 0.13 mb, Nov 27, 2013 ]

EZ3-VX3030 Getting Started [restrictions apply]
[ sddtf75-ez3-vx3030.pdf, 0.63 mb, Nov 27, 2013 ]

PB-VX3-4xx -3U-VPX Rear Transition Module User's Guide [restrictions apply]
[ cadtb03-0e-pb-vx3-4xx.pdf, 1.07 mb, Nov 27, 2013 ]


BIOS for VX3030 (ID15049) [restrictions apply]
[ vx3030_id15049.bin, 4 mb, Jun 25, 2015 ]

White Papers

VXFabric White Paper [restrictions apply]
[ whitepaper_en_vxfabric-v2-final.pdf, 5.6 mb, Nov 27, 2013 ]

Release Notes

VX3030 Hardware Release Note [restrictions apply]
[ cadta88-4e-vx3030-hrn.pdf, 0.37 mb, Aug 6, 2015 ]

PB-VX3-4xx Hardware Release Notes [restrictions apply]
[ cadtb04-0e-pb-vx3-4xx-hrn.pdf, 0.46 mb, Nov 27, 2013 ]

Release Notes Fedora 12 [restrictions apply]
[ sddtf72-3e-fedora12-vx6060-vx3030.pdf, 0.47 mb, Nov 27, 2013 ]

Release Notes VxWorks 6.8 on VX3030 [restrictions apply]
[ sddtg04-0e-vx3030.pdf, 0.75 mb, Nov 27, 2013 ]

Release Notes Fedora 14 [restrictions apply]
[ sddtf82-3e-fedora14-vm6050-vx6060-30-35.pdf, 0.83 mb, Nov 27, 2013 ]


Kontron Services Brochure
[ kontron-services-brochure.pdf, 0.37 mb, Nov 19, 2015 ]


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