The VPXcel3 SBC320 is the latest member of Abaco Systems growing portfolio of 3U VPX Single Board Computers targeted at the most demanding applications in embedded computing. The VPXcel3 product family offers Intel Architecture SBCs in 3U VPX form factor and is designed to offer long term program support by maintaining a common hardware and software interface between family members, easing customers integration of future family members.The SBC320s processor node features Intels very latest processor and chipset designed specifically for small form factor cards, delivering impressive system level performance per watt. The Intel Core 2 Duo Processor is Intels second generation dual core processor. This processor is designed to deliver low power and efficient breakthrough performance and responsiveness for demanding embedded market applications. The performance of this processor enables it to concurrently execute multiple threads and run multiple intense applications simultaneously.The VPX form factor allows for high speed PCI Express connections to other cards in the system. SBC320 supports two 4-lane PCI Express ports across the backplane, providing high speed data communication to other single board computers, graphics cards, PCI Express switches and PMC/XMC carrier cards in order to build complex systems.The SBC320 provides a number of high speed interfaces for off-board communication, including two Gigabit Ethernet ports, two USB 2.0 ports and a Serial ATA disk interface. In addition, there is support for legacy interfaces, including two RS232 ports, and four general purpose I/O lines.The SBC320 utilizes state-of-the-art cooling technology to allow a PMC to be fitted without compromising processor node performance. Available in five air and conduction cooled build levels the SBC320 is fully supported by comprehensive Deployed Test Software (BIT and BCS).