AAEON PICO-TGU4 Pico-ITX Tiger Lake UP3 SBC Comes with 2.5 GbE, SATA, HDMI & eDP

I’ve just written about the first Tiger Lake UP3 Pico-ITX motherboard I’ve seen with Commell LP-179 equipped with an Intel Core i7 or Celeron processor, but while doing research on the topic, AAEON PICO-TGU4 Pico-ITX SBC with “11th Generation Intel Core i7/i5/i3/Celeron U-Series Processor SoC” showed up.

More specifically, the PICO-TGU4 Pico-ITX SBC features processors from the Tiger Lake UP3 family, comes with up to 32GB RAM, SATA storage, HDMI output, dual Gigabit Ethernet, dual USB 3.2, and more.


But we’ve now got some photos and key features & specifications for AAEON PICO-TGU4 SBC:

  • SoC – 11th Generation Intel Core i7/i5/i3/Celeron Tiger Lake UP3 SoC up to 4.8 GHz
  • System Memory – Up to 32GB LPDDR4x 3200 MHz on-board memory, optional In-Band ECC for Tiger Lake GRE processors, only available upon request
  • Storage – 1x SATA port
  • Video Output
    • HDMI 2.0b port up to 4Kx2K 60Hz
    • 1x eDP up to HBR3, 8Kx4K 30Hz
  • Audio – High Definition Audio Interface, Line-in/Line-out/MIC via header
  • Networking
    • 1x 2.5GbE RJ45 port via Intel i225
    • 1x Gigabit Ethernet RJ45 port via Intel i219
  • USB – 2x USB3.2 Gen 2 Type-A ports, 2x USB3.2 Gen 1 via header, 4x USB2.0 via header
  • Serial Port – 2x RS-232/422/485
  • Expansion
    • 8-bit DIO header
    • 1x M.2 M key 2280 socket with PCIe Gen4 as default, or SATA depending on HW BOM
    • 1x Full-size mSATA/mPCIe socket with PCIe selected by BIOS by default, but USB is also an option
    • 1x SMBUS/I2C/eSPI header
  • Misc – Watchdog timer, AMI UEFI BIOS with Wake-on-LAN
  • Power Supply – +12V via 2-pin terminal block
  • Dimensions – 100 x 72 mm (Pico-ITX) form factor
  • Temperature Range – Operating: 0˚C ~ 60˚C; storage: -40˚C ~ 80˚C
  • Humidity – 0% ~ 90% relative humidity, non-condensing
  • Certification – CE/FCC Class A

PICO-TGU4 Tiger Lake UP3 Pico-ITX SBC

AAEON can provide various cooling solutions for the SBC including a heat-spreader for fanless operation, or a heatsink & cooler. The company provides Windows 10 64-bit and Ubuntu 20.04.2 with the Linux kernel 5.8. Target applications include gaming systems, transportation, digital signage, industrial automation, and other AIoT solutions.

More details can be found on the product page, and the PICO-TGU4 board is now listed on the company’s eShop for $615 to $1,152.

[Update: The article was initially published February 12, 2021, and updated on September 13, 2021 with the board in mass production, and some updates to the specifications such as the max RAM frequency]

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