CIO5-2040 6U OpenVPX Single Board Computer with BuiltSAFE

2 Intel® Xeon® Core i7 Gen 5 CPUs, 16GB DDR3, 10GbE, DO-254 and DO-178 artifacts

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Designed for Demanding Networking and Processing Applications in SWaP-Constrained Environments

The CIO5-2040 is a 6U OpenVPX™ single board computer integrating two 5th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 processors. It is designed for the most demanding networking, computing application deployed in space-constrained environments requiring conduction-cooled equipment. With six SATA III, four Gigabit Ethernet and four 10GbE, it offers high data throughput to access storage and communicate over Ethernet. 



Lower Malfunction Risk and Save Resources

Mercury’s proven avionics modules accelerate safety-critical applications like AI machine vision and augmented reality, expedite the certification process, save aircraft resources and speed subsystem time to market.


Key Features

  • Intel Core i7 5850EQ processor with Intel Iris® Pro Graphics 6200 GPU
  • Conduction-cooled ruggedization
  • PCIe® Gen3 x8 with support for NTB port
  • Gigabit Ethernet and 10 Gigabit Ethernet
  • SATA III, USB 3.0
  • Rugged and 110W
  • DO-254 and DO-178 artifacts
  • Safety certification services and support


  • 2x Intel Core i7 Gen5 (E5860EQ) @ 2.7 GHz (4 cores)
  • Intel QM87 Express chipset


  • 2x 16GB DDR3L ECC (one per CPU node)
  • 2x removable storage mezzanines with two independent 32GB flash

Input / Output

  • High speed Links
    • 2x GbE 1000Base-T (one per CPU node)
    • 2x GbE 1000Base-X (one per CPU node)
    • 4x 10GbE 10GBase-KX4, Intel 82599 NIC (two per CPU node)
    • 3x PCIe x8 Gen3 links
  • Connections
    • 6x SATA @ 6Gbps (three per CPU node)
    • 2x USB 3.0 (one per CPU node)
    • 8x USB 2.0 (four per CPU node)
  • Video
    • Four HDMI (two per CPU node)
  • Other
    • GPIOs
    • Serial port RS232 (one per CPU node)
Board Support Packages (BSP)

Board Support Packages (BSP)

  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Built-in Tests (PBIT, CBIT and IBIT)

Purpose-Built Subsystems

Built For Today, Ready for Tomorrow

By combining our OpenVPX multiprocessing and SBC modules with a complementary portfolio of storage, I/O, networking, GPUs, and software, we create customizable, rugged embedded subsystems that securely operate at the tactical edge.  

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