Five64 arm64 platform

Coming Soon!

Configuration changed –¬†April 2018.

(Please note: renders are indicative only; specifications and appearance may change at final product launch)

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  • Powerful Quad Core 64-bit ARM processor – NXP QorIQ LS1043 Cortex-A53 @ 1.6GHz
  • 8GB DDR4 RAM
  • Up to 5Gb/s (L3) throughput
  • 5x 1000Base-T + 1xSFP/1000Base-T combo + 1xSFP+ slots for maximum flexibility
  • All Ethernet interfaces are true Ethernet controllers (see block diagram below) – not switched
  • Supports 802.11n and 802.11ac WiFi cards, M.2 Cellular modems, M.2/NVMe SSD’s, USB 3.0, SD UHS-1 and GPIO headers
  • Mainline Linux support – full kernel and u-boot source code available, mainline Linux from ~4.15 onwards. u-boot and UEFI boot modes supported*.
  • USB 3.0 Header and ATX Front Panel pins for easy integration into standard cases
  • 20-pin GPIO connector with interrupts, I2C bus access and QSPI for hardware hacking
  • Temperature and Power sensors on major rails and add-in card slots for instrumentation
  • Advanced API support – DPDK, Virtualisation, ARM TrustZone
  • Builds upon our existing LS1043 designs – LS1043V and LS1043S
LS1043 Processor Block Diagram showing major feature blocks

LS1043A Processor Block Diagram (Courtesy of NXP) (Please note: Not all LS1043 features are available on the Five64 board).

Preliminary Information
Note: These results taken from prototype LS1043V boards (1.6GHz CPU, 2GB RAM), August 2017. As hardware development progresses, updated information will be made available

Developer Resources

*EFI distributions can be booted using u-boot’s bootefi. A TianoCore/EDK2 port is planned but not intended to be actively supported. Five64 board pictured above; enclosure options in development.