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AMD Introduces AMD Geode LX EPIC Reference Design Kit

RightMark Memory Analyzer v3.65 Released

AMD Introduces AMD Geode LX EPIC Reference Design Kit

Today AMD announced the availability of the AMD Geode LX EPIC Reference Design Kit (RDK). This RDK will help developers create low-power, high-performance single board computer (SBC) products, enabling faster time to market. This versatile, industry-standard design supports a wide range of rugged industrial SBC applications including data acquisition, video processing, point-of-sale terminals, telecommunications, global positioning satellite (GPS) devices and motion control.

Primary product features:

  • AMD Geode LX 800@0.9W* processor with AMD Geode CS5536 Companion
  • Small EPIC form factor 115mm x 165 mm
  • 6 layer, lead-free board design
  • 64-bit DDR SDRAM
  • High-speed data port
  • 8MB SPI Flash
  • 4 USB 2.0 ports and 1 port configurable as client
  • Mini-PCI Slot
  • 2-channel/6-channel audio software
  • Dual 10/100 Ethernet (RJ45) PCI Power Management
  • JTAG Debug Interface
  • Hardware Watchdog Timer
  • 3V PWM and Digital I/O
  • Super I/O
  • RS232 serial interface
  • IEEE1284 parallel interface
  • PS2 keyboard and mouse
  • Digital PWM
  • 5V Digital I/O (8 bits)
  • Analog I/O (6 channel)
  • SPI Flash Interface

The AMD Geode LX EPIC reference design kit is available from the AMD Embedded Developer Support website.

Source: AMD

RightMark Memory Analyzer v3.65 Released

The test suite for measuring vital CPU/Chipset/RAM parameters was updated to version 3.65. Changes in this version include:

  • Extended maximal tested memory block size to 64 MB (all tests)
  • Extended maximal segments count to 64 (cache associativity tests)
  • Updated built-in test presets and batches with new block sizes
  • Added memory frequency display on test graphs
  • Added support for VIA C7/C7-M processors
  • New CPU Database entries

The new version is available for downloading here.

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