The Intel. IOP321 I/O processor, featuring an Intel. XScale core at 400 and 600 MHz, delivers a combination of high- performance, PCIX data throughput, low-power consumption, small package size and outstanding price/performance. The Intel. IQ80321 development kit provides a cost-effective platform for rapid intelligent I/O software development. Due to growing volumes of data, the demand for standards-based networked storage continues to increase. The IQ80321 development kit accelerates development of intelligent network storage solutions designed to benefit from the performance of the highly integrated Intel IOP321 I/O processor based on Intel XScale microarchitecture. The IQ80321 kit is a comprehensive board solution that includes the Intel. 82544 Gbit Ethernet controller that supports development of Intelligent Ethernet offload and NAS applications. The kit also enables fast time-to-market development of applications including RAID, network attached storage, and storage area network.