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
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
- Boot log (LEDE, NAND, NXP LSDK 4.4 kernel)
- Boot log (Funtoo, SD card, linux-next/4.13rc kernel)
- Phoronix Test Suite results [log of benchmark run] (benchmarks from “Benchmarks Of Many ARM Boards From The Raspberry Pi To NVIDIA Jetson TX2” March 2017)
- CPU usage during single Gigabit iperf flow
- Traverse Gitlab – OpenWrt and u-boot trees
- NXP Layerscape SDK and QorIQ Open Source components
- NXP(Freescale) git – Legacy QorIQ (Yocto) SDK, OVS and other components
- NXP Presentations/Training Content
*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.