GE Intelligent Platforms (Charlottesville, VA) has announced the SBC622 rugged 6U OpenVPX-compliant single board computer. At 2.53GHz, the SBC622’s Intel Core i7 processor is 30% faster than its predecessor, with up to 8 GBytes of soldered DDR3 SDRAM with ECC and a high bandwidth 10 Gigabit Ethernet I/O fabric subsystem. Customer flexibility to configure the SBC622 according to the precise requirements of the application is delivered via two onboard PCI-X® PMC/XMC mezzanine expansion sites. Provision for a higher degree of failsafe operation is delivered through the SBC622’s onboard BIOS flash which can be
optionally backed with a second flash device.