QX-40: high performance multi-screen gaming platform

  • High end "all-in-one" gaming platform
  • Supports up to ten independent HD monitors
  • AMD Embedded R-Series APU with integrated AMD Radeon™ HD7000G Series graphics
  • Optional AMD Radeon™ E6460 or E6760 discrete GPU
  • Advanced PCI Express® gaming logic & NVRAM
  • Backplane design enables fast swapping of main board

High Performance APUs
Dual or Quad-core AMD Embedded R-Series APUs up to 2.7GHz (up to 3.2GHz with boost). Latest AMD Radeon™ HD 7000G Series integrated graphics drives four independent monitors. Advanced hardware HD video decoding & encoding acceleration.

Additional Discrete GPU Option
On-board AMD Radeon™ E6460 or E6760 GPU works together with APU graphics to increase graphics performance and increase number of supported independent displays up to a total of ten.

Advanced PCI Express® Gaming Hardware
Up to 32MBytes of fast, 64-bit battery backed NVRAM in two physical banks. Hardware mirroring and CRC operations. Logging processor. Powerful security features. Up to 64 interrupt driven digital inputs & outputs. Intrusion detection and monitoring.

Comprehensive gaming features
Two banks of NVRAM, digital inputs and outputs, audio amplifier, multiple layers of security and instrusion detection.

Complete Software Suite
Device drivers, gaming protocols including SAS 6.02, secure customizable BIOS. Full support for Windows Embedded and Linux.

5+ Years Guaranteed Supply
The latest AMD embedded chipset and graphics processors provide 5+ years product lifetime from launch.

Market compliance
Meets the requirements of GLI-11 and all major global gaming jurisdictions.

APU/CPU

AMD Embedded R-Series APU “Accelerated Processing Unit” integrates CPU and GPU

2nd generation “Piledriver” core architecture:

  • Dual or Quad 64-bit cores
  • Core frequencies up to 2.7GHz (up to 3.2GHz with boost)
  • Up to 4MB L2 cache
  • AVX 1.0/1.1, AES, SSE4.1 & 4.2, XOP & FMA4 instructions
  • Low power (35W max TDP) design

Advanced integrated AMD Radeon™ HD 7000G Series graphics:

  • Discrete graphics performance – up to 384 shaders, 576GFLOPs
  • Support for up to four independent displays from the APU
  • Three DP++ interfaces support DisplayPort, DVI & HDMI monitors
  • Daisy-chain monitors using DisplayPort 1.2 MST technology
  • DirectX® 11, OpenGL™ 4.2, OpenCL 1.2, DirectCompute compatible

UVD3 Multimedia Engine:

  • Hardware HD Decode of H.264, VC-1, MPEG-2 & DivX
  • Hardware Encode of H.264 at 1080p@60fps

Main Memory

2 x DDR3-1600 (PC3-12800) SODIMM sockets

Up to 16GBytes main memory, 128-bit bus

Optional Discrete Graphics

On-board AMD Radeon™ E6460 or E6760 Embedded GPUs

Additive to APU GPU (AMD Radeon™ HD7000G Series integrated graphics

  • Combines the two GPUs to enhance performance

PCIe 2.1 x16 interface to APU for high bandwidth

Four DP++ interfaces:

  • Support for DisplayPort, DVI & HDMI monitors
  • Daisy-chain monitors through support for DisplayPort 1.2 MST

E6760 Features:

  • 480 shader processors, 576GFLOPs
  • 1GB GDDR5, 128-bit, 51.2GB/s
  • AMD Eyefinity technology drives up to 6 displays

E6460 Features:

  • 160 shader processors, 192GFLOPs
  • 512MB GDDR5, 64-bit, 25.6GB/s
  • AMD Eyefinity technology drives up to 4 displays

Advanced 3D graphics accelerator

  • DirectX® 11 (SM5.0), OpenGL® 4.1 support

AMD Accelerated Parallel Processing (APP) technology

  • OpenCL 1.1 and DirectCompute 11 support

UVD3 Multimedia Engine:

  • Hardware HD Decode of H.264, VC-1, MPEG-2 & DivX

Communication Interfaces

8 x serial ports

  • 16550 compatible
  • Hardware 9-bit data support
  • RS232, RS485, ID003, TTL and dual ccTalk interfaces

2 x PCI Express® Gigabit LAN controllers

14 x USB2.0 ports (2 front panel, 5 internal and 7 backplane)

SPI interface for clock serial peripherals (e.g. SEC meter)

I2C Interface

iButton interface

Power Requirement

Simple single 12V nominal input

  • No extra ATX PSU - uses standard cabinet PSU
  • Low total power consumption for low heat and energy efficiency

Storage

  • 2 x Front panel CFAST sockets up to 6Gb/s
  • 2 x SATA sockets up to 6Gb/s (SATA DOM, SSD, HDD)
  • 1 x eSATA socket on front panel 6Gb/s
  • 256Bytes of user EEPROM storage (optional up to 128KBytes)

Gaming Hardware

Up to 32MBytes of NVRAM

  • Battery backed SRAM or optional MRAM
  • Lithium primary or optional Lithium Pentoxide rechargeable cells
  • Ultra-fast 64-bit, PCI Express® connection
  • Hardware accelerated memory bank mirroring and CRC support
  • Dual independent physical banks
  • 5-year battery life

Battery powered logging processor

  • 8 intrusion inputs
  • Supports standard and opto switches
  • Date/time stamped recording of 64 events
  • Auto system switch on (time)
  • Programmable watchdog timer
  • Battery voltage monitoring & warning
  • Automatic meter handling

Advanced digital I/O connected via PCI Express®

Up to 64 digital inputs

  • Individually configurable for interrupt generation
  • Trigger on rising or falling edges or both
  • Input pulse width screening
  • Configurable hardware debounce filtering

Up to 64 digital outputs:

  • Variety of drive configurations available
  • Output overload protection
  • Detection and reporting of open and short circuits

Security

Advanced hardware security engine

Secure key storage – no external access

Unique electronic serial number

Audio

High Definition Audio

  • 7.1. Audio channels
  • Built-in stereo 18W/channel digital amplifier
  • Stereo line input
  • Mic input

BIOS

BIOS designed specifically for gaming:

  • Hardware validation of BIOS via secure hash algorithm
  • BIOS Validation of boot drive via secure hash algorithm
  • Write-protection of BIOS ROM
  • Fully customisable

Software

Full software support for Windows Embedded and Linux

  • 32 and 64-bit OS support
  • Static and dynamic libraries
  • Example code and demo software available

Protocol Software

  • Quixant supplied communication & peripheral protocols
  • SAS 6.02, Generic COM Port driver (with 9-bit support)
  • JCM ID003, MEI, ccTalk (including MD100 and JCM Vega devices support)
  • Futurelogic, Money Controls, Ithaca
  • iButton, I2C devices, generic SPI, SEC Meter
  • Others being developed

AMD

AMD are recognized as the "gamers choice" for CPU due to the features of their CPU’s matching well to the demands of the gaming market. AMD produce CPU’s that run cooler and faster and more reliably than any of their competitors.AMD have a very strong embedded group which guarantees long supply times for its parts through embedded roadmaps released to its partners. This enables us to guarantee to supply you our platforms for minimum of 7 years from the release date of that platform.

http://www.amd.com/us/products/embedded/

Microsoft

Microsoft has a strong and ever expanding market presence within the gaming industry with many of the machines in operation today running Windows 7 Embedded.

As a Licensed Microsoft partner, Quixant is able to supply the Windows 7, Windows 8 and Windows 10 licences as part of its platform.

www.microsoft.com

http://www.microsoft.com/

Linux

We fully support the Linux community with a full set of drivers and API’s for our product. So if you choose to develop your games with a Linux OS feel confident that Quixant is here to support you.

www.linux.org

https://www.linux.com/