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Intel Xeon E3-1200 SBC

FREMONT, CALIF. June 7, 2013 — American Portwell Technology, Inc., ( a wholly owned subsidiary of Portwell, Inc., a world-leading innovator in the Industrial PC (IPC) market and a Premier member of the Intel® Intelligent Systems Alliance, has launched the Portwell RUBY-D716VG2AR, which adopts the ATX form factor and utilizes the 4th generation Intel® Core™ processors. The new RUBY-D716VG2AR is designed to provide high performance and flexibility for functional expansions, and is ideal for applications in Industrial Automation and Control, Gaming, Medical/Healthcare and Military.

The 4th generation Intel Core processors are manufactured on the latest 22nm process technology and are the most powerful and energy efficient CPUs from Intel to date. Portwell has taken the advantage of this technology to create a series of products that provide smart security, cost-saving manageability, and intelligent performance for industrial platform. Portwell’s RUBY-D716VG2AR is based on the Intel Q87 chipset and the 4th generation Intel Core processors in an LGA1150 socket, which have integrated the memory and PCI Express controllers supporting two-channel DDR3 long DIMMs and PCI Express 3.0 to provide great graphics performance.

The Intel Q87 chipset continues to work on the edge of innovation with a new architecture to deliver quality, performance, and industry-leading I/O technologies on most of the platforms powered by the 4th generation Intel Core processor family. RUBY-D716VG2AR is the first Portwell off-the-shelf industrial ATX motherboard utilizing the Intel Q87 chipset, and it is a good solution for customer to integrate into their industrial systems.

The RUBY-D716VG2AR offers lots of great features, including SATA storage specification, up to 6 Gb/s, within five SATA III interface connectors to allow RAID 0/1/5 and 10 modes, the latest PCIe 3.0 (one PCI Express x16 slot) to support devices for double speed and bandwidth which enhances system performance and PCIe 2.0/PCI slots (two PCIe x1 slots, two PCIe x4 slots with PCIe x1 signal and two PCI slots). The latest USB 3.0 high speed transmission technology, supporting 12 USB ports (four USB 3.0 ports and eight USB 2.0 ports), four long DIMM memory slots for DDR3 SDRAM, up to 32GB and 1600 MT/s, triple display including VGA, HDMI and DVI-D available in both clone and extended modes, and dual Gigabit Ethernet connectors are the basic interfaces of the RUBY-D716VG2AR.

RUBY-D716VG2AR is equipped with another two industry-oriented interfaces, six COM ports (optional up to 10 COM ports), and one CFEX slot. The implement of numerous COM ports enables RUBY-D716VG2AR to provide multiple controls for legacy systems that are in use in power plants, for example. In addition, RUBY-D716VG2AR is also built with a CFEX slot, so that customers can choose flexible functions based on CFEX specific interface for their different industrial demands. In addition to original storage functions, CFEX also provides advanced monitoring abilities, portable BIOS for security purpose and extensions based on CFEX interface definitions. Once again, Portwell demonstrates its expertise and experience in the IPC field through the developing of RUBY-D716VG2AR that implements all the industry related requirements.

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Product availability:
In addition to American Portwell Technology, Inc., the Portwell RUBY-D716VG2AR industrial ATX motherboard is also available through Arrow Electronics, Inc. and Avnet, Inc.

About American Portwell Technology

American Portwell Technology, Inc., is a world-leading innovator in the embedded computing market and a Premier member of the Intel® Intelligent Systems Alliance. American Portwell Technology designs, manufactures and markets a complete range of PICMG computer boards, embedded computer boards and systems, rackmount systems and network appliances for both OEMs and ODMs. American Portwell is an ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485:2003 and ISO 14001:2004 certified company. The company is located in Fremont, California. For more information about American Portwell’s extensive turnkey solutions and private-label branding service, call 1-877-APT-8899, email or visit us at

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Product and Technical Contact

Robert Feng
Product Marketing Manager
American Portwell Technology, Inc.

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Susan Wei
Marketing Executive
American Portwell Technology, Inc.

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