First photo of the Intel Skylake GT4e module

Posted on Thursday, Mar 10 2016 @ 12:49 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
Legit Reviews came across a photo of the Congatec conga-TS170 module, a board that features the Intel Core i7-6820EQ CPU. This is one of the first photos showing off the long GT4e core chip, about 65 percent of the die of this processor is dedicated to integrated graphics. The graphics part features 72 execution units, 128MB eDRAM and a frequency of up to 1150MHz.
. The board uses 6th Generation Intel Core processor with the flagship CPU being the Intel Core i7-6820EQ (4 x 2.8 / 3.5 GHz, 8MB L2 cache, 45 W). That means this module sports Intel Gen9 HD Graphics (GT4e) with 72 execution units, 128 MB of eDRAM and a maximum clock rate of 1150MHz. This graphics solution supports OpenCL 2.0, OpenGL 4.3 DirectX12 and HEVC (H.265) as well as hardware-accelerated encode and decode of HEVC, VP8, VP9 and VDENC video. With all this power it also means that three independent 4K (3840 x 2160) displays can be connected to the module via HDMI 1.4 and DisplayPort 1.2. Congatec’s new SoC module looks like it will appeal to those looking to build a media server or IoT edge node server where video transcoding or other parallel computing tasks will be run.
conga-TS170 module


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