Versalogic Grizzly Embedded Server Board is Powered by a 16-Core Intel Atom C3958 Processor

Launched in 2016, Intel Atom Denverton processors are usually found in motherboards for low power servers hosted in data centers as well as in network appliances.

But Versalogic Grizzly embedded server board fitted with the 16-core Atom C3958 Denverton processor aims specifically at embedded systems with applications ranging from smart-grid, and smart-city applications, to transportation, security, and defense operations.

Versalogic Grizzly Embedded Server Board
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Versalogic Grizzly (VL-ESU-5070) key features and specifications:

  • Processor – Intel C3958 16-core Denverton server-class processor @ 2.0 GHz
  • System Memory – 4x SO-DIMM sockets for up to 128 GB DDR4 of ECC memory
  • Storage – 2x SATA 3 ports, bootable mSATA socket, bootable M.2 NVMe SSD socket
  • Networking – 2x 10GbE SFP+ ports (copper or fiber), 4x Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • Video output – None, but optional VGA/LVDS mini PCIe card available
  • Audio – No on-board audio, but optional VL-ADR-01 audio interface available
  • USB – 2x USB 3.0 host ports
  • Serial – 2x RS-232 ports
  • Expansion
    • One full, one half-length Mini PCIe socket for Wi-Fi modems, GPS receivers, non-volatile flash data storage
    • M.2 PCIe x4 socket
    • Digital I/O
      Fourteen TTL I/O lines (3.3V). Independently configurable.
  • Power Supply – 10V–30VDC via on-board power conditioner
  • Power Consumption – Idle: 23.8 to 26.2W; typ.: 34.7 to 37.6W; max: 45.6 to 49W (variations due to different memory configurations)
  • Dimensions – 110 x 155 mm (COMe Extended form factor); 49.7 mm tall with heat plate
  • Weight – 699 grams to 845 grams depending on memory configuration
  • Temperature Range – -40° to +85°C
  • Shock and Vibration – MIL-STD-202H
Versalogic Grizzly with Heat Pipe
Board with heat pipe adapter kit – Click to Enlarge

The board supports most x86 server operating systems including Windows and Linux, as well as VMWare virtualization solutions. The company also provides various accessories and mPCIe expansion modules adding more Gigabit Ethernet ports, Firewire, CAN bus, serial I/Os, ADC’s, GPS, SSD, and VGA/LVDS interfaces.

Versalogic Grizzly embedded server board is available now with long-term availability (10+ year typical production lifecycle). Pricing starts at $2,930.01 on Digikey for the version without memory (and 64GB DDR4 max). Visit the product page for further information including more detailed specifications, a hardware user manual, and Windows Server 2019 64-bit software support package.

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4 years ago

VMWare Is not an OS. And the profe Is too much for this crap.

Paul M
Paul M
4 years ago

You can buy a lot of Odroid H2 boards for this price!

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