Congatec Unveils COM Express Type6 Module Based on AMD Embedded R-Series Platform With Unprecedented Graphics

conga-TFS offers exceptional integrated graphics performance and high performance per watt for demanding applications

San Diego, California, May 21, 2012-- congatec Inc., a leading manufacturer of embedded computer modules does it again with the AMD Embedded R-Series APU and introduces the new conga-TFS COM Express module based on Type6 Pin Out.

The integration of AMD Embedded R-Series APU expands the COM Express standard with a new module that combines power efficient high-performance x86 processing, unprecedented integrated graphics performance and high performance parallel processing support.

The conga-TFS enables multimedia advancements and an exceptional visual experience across applications.

“We expect AMD Embedded R-Series APUs to be a great addition to our computer-on-module family and will be ideally suited for the highest graphics applications requiring lower power consumption,” explained Gerhard Edi, CEO at congatec.

congatec currently integrates three processors of the AMD Embedded R-Series Platform, ranging from an AMD R-272F Dual-Core 2.7/3.2 GHz TDP 35W APU with  AMD Radeon™ HD 7520G GPU up to the AMD R-464L Quad Core 2.3/3.2 GHz TDP 35W APU with  AMD Radeon™ HD 7660G GPU. The conga-TFS uses the AMD A70M Controller Hub and provides a powerful compact 2-chip solution with up to 16 GB dual-channel 1600MHz DDR3 memory.

The integrated graphics core supports DirectX ® 11 and OpenGL 4.2 for fast 2D and 3D image display as well as OpenCL 1.1. The dedicated hardware Universal Video Decoder for seamless processing of DVD, Blu-ray, and SDTV/HDTV content supports H.264, VC-1, MPEG4 Part 2 and MPEG2 video streams. The choice of graphics interfaces includes VG A, 18/24bit single/dual channel LVDS as well as three DisplayPort 1.2, one HDMI 1.4 and two Single link DVI enabling the direct control of three independent displays.

Seven PCI Express 2.0 x1 lanes, PCI Express 2.0 x8 link, four SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports, four USB 2.0 ports, four SATA 6Gb/s ports, one Gigabit Ethernet interface and high definition audio round off the comprehensive range of features.

The congatec board controller provides an extensive embedded PC feature set. The independent x86 processor makes functions such as system monitoring or the I²C bus faster and more reliable, even if the system is in standby mode.

Pricing and Availability

The conga-TFS is available immediately. Pricing for evaluation units starts at less than $400.

About congatec Inc
congatec Inc., with its North American headquarters in San Diego, California, is a leading supplier of industrial computer modules using the standard form factors Qseven, COM Express, XTX and ETX. congatec’s products can be used in a variety of industries and applications, such as industrial automation, medical technology, automotive supplies, aerospace and transportation. Core knowledge and technical know-how includes unique extended BIOS features as well as comprehensive driver and board support packages. Following the design-in phase, customers are given support via extensive product lifecycle management. The company’s products are manufactured by specialist service providers in accordance with modern quality standards. congatec currently has 128 employees and entities in Germany, Taiwan, USA and the Czech Republic. More information is available on our website at .



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