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Introduction of Linaro96Boards
This 96Boards is compliant with Linaro’s 96Boards Enterprise Edition, and it contains one chip of Socionext developed high efficiency processor “SynQuacerTM” SC2A11.
“SC2A11” integrates 24core of ARM Cortex-A53, this 96Boards provides development environment which is high efficiency with parallel processing and also supports native ARM v8 architecture.
Introduction of Linaro96Boards

The microATXBoard with
SynQuacer SC2A11

SynQuacer 96Boards BOX

External form
Standard MicroATX Form Factor
SoC
Socionext SC2A11

DDR I/F
1×4GB DDR4-2133 UDIMM without ECC
(up to 4×16GB DDR4-2133 RDIMM with ECC)
LAN
2ch 1Gbps
PCIe I/F

Two of 1 Lane per slot, one 16 Lanes slot

– 1 for PCIe Graphics card

– 1 for PCIe IO Extension

-2x USB3.0/2.0 + 2x SATA

Other
1×UART via micro USB for console,
40pin LS Expansion Connector,
RTC

*: SynQuacer is a trademark of Socionext Inc.
CONTENTS
The product contains the following 8 components.

1. Mother Board (*1)
2. Chassis
P/N: BK623 (12.5L Small Form Factor chassis)
3. DIMM
P/N: CT4G4DFS824A (Crucial 4GB DDR4-2400 UDIMM)
4. Graphic Card
P/N: GT710-SL-1GD5 (GeForce GT 710 video card) 5. HDD
P/N: WD10EZEX [1TB SATA600 7200]
6. SATA cable
7. ATX power cord (*2)
8. I/O Shielding

(*1) Please refer to the following “NOTICE” about Mother Board.
(*2) ATX power cord is Plug Type A(http://www.iec.ch/worldplugs/typeA.htm).
NOTICE
1. About certification
It is scheduled to obtain CE/FCC certification for Mother Board by the end of ’18/Feb.
It may affects the delivery schedule depends on conditions.
Regarding the certification other than Mother Board, please visit each company’s web site.

2. About PCIe I/F
It does not guarantee the operation of all PCIe devices.
The devices listed in 2.2 and 2.3 are checked for operation.

2-1. PCIe I/F usage restrictions
There are three usage restrictions for PCIe I/F on the board.

2-1-1. 32bit or less data width is supported for Memory access.
2-1-2. The IO access transaction to PCIe supports only transactions of 32bit aligned and 32bit data size.
2-1-3. Power Management function is not supported.

2-2. Graphic Card.
In case of using Graphic Card, the following Patch needs to be applied.

With applying the above Patch, the following Graphic Card are checked for operation.
ELSA Geforce GT710 LP 2GB Passive
ZOTAC 9600GT ECO 512MB 256BIT DDR3
ASUS Extreme N6600LE Silencer/TD/256M
MSI N680 GTX-PM2D2GD5
PNY VCGGTX580XPB
 
2-3. SSD
The following SSD(NVMe) is checked for operation through M.2 connector.
Samsung MZ-V6E500B/IT