IEI ATX IMBA-Q470 with 10th/11th Gen. Intel ® Core™ Processors Accelerate Computing-intensive Edge AI

Jan 19, 2022

IEI IMBA-Q470 is an ATX industrial motherboard supporting Intel's 10th/11th Generation Core™ i9/i7/i5/i3, Celeron®/Pentium® processors and up to 128 GB 2933 MHz DDR4 memory. It also leverages M.2 M key NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4 to accommodate extremely high data rate and low latency advantage.

The IMBA-Q470 features PCIe x16 (PCIe 3.0) particularly suitable for AI smart factories that require high-speed I/O capabilities, or for edge medical applications that necessitate high-performance graphics cards. The IMBA-Q470 is an excellent solution to enable quick data capture, processing and analysis in edge AI applications.

Built for High-performance
Edge Computing

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    5 x USB 2.0 headers
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    1 x RS-232/422/485 port 2 x RS-232 ports
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    Front Panel
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    1 x M.2 2240/2280 M key slot (PCIe 3.0 x4)
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    1 x M.2 2230 A key slot (PCIe 3.0 x1 + USB 2.0)
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    4 x SATA 6Gbps ports (RAID 0/1/5/10)
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    Intel® Q470/Q470E
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    I2C & SMBus
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    4 x 288-pin 2933MHz dual-channel unbuffered DDR4 SDRAM DIMMs
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    LGA1200 socket for 10th/11th Gen Intel® Core™, Pentium® and Celeron® processors
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    1 x PCIe x16 slot 3 x PCIe x4 slots 3 x PCI slots
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    Audio jacks
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    2 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports
    2 x USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports
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    2 x RS-232 ports
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    RS-232/422/485 port
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    2 x Intel® I225V
    2.5G Ethernet
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    2 x USB 2.0 ports

10th Gen/11th Gen Intel® Core Processors

The IEI IMBA-Q470 motherboard supports both 10th and 11th Gen Intel® Core processors, and the performance boosts up to 80% better than the 9th gen i5 processor. The 10th Gen Intel® Core platform supports up to 10 cores and improved performance over Coffee Lake-Refresh. With increased I/O capacity and the latest DDR4-2933 memory support, these processors deliver the performance required to consolidate industrial multiple workloads.
Because of the above features, the IMBA-Q470 is suitable for edge computing, industrial automation, medical equipment, machine vision, automated test equipment and much more.

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10th Gen Intel® Embedded CPU Support List

Up to 10 cores / 20 threads in LGA1200 socket

Sockets Brand Process Cores/Threads CPU Processor Base Frequency Cache TDP Processor Graphics Graphics Base Frequency Memory Types Chipset
FCLGA1200 CoreTM i9 14nm Comet Lake-S 10/20 I9-10900E 2.8 GHz 20MB 65W Intel® UHD Graphics 630 350 MHz DDR4-2933 Q470
10/20 I9-10900TE 1.8 GHz 20MB 35W DDR4-2933
CoreTM i7 8/16 I7-10700E 2.9 GHz 16MB 65W DDR4-2933
8/16 I7-10700TE 2.0 GHz 16MB 35W DDR4-2933
CoreTM i5 6/12 I5-10500E 3.1 GHz 8MB 65W DDR4-2666
CoreTM i5 6/12 I5-10500TE 2.3 GHz 8MB 35W DDR4-2666
CoreTM i3 4/8 I3-10100E 3.2 GHz 9MB 65W DDR4-2666
CoreTM i3 4/8 I3-10100TE 2.3 GHz 9MB 35W DDR4-2666
Pentium® 2/4 G6400E 3.8 GHz 4MB 58W DDR4-2400
Pentium® 2/4 G6400TE 3.2 GHz 4MB 35W DDR4-2400
Celeron® 2/2 G5900E 3.2 GHz 2MB 58W DDR4-2400
Celeron® 2/2 G5900TE 3.0 GHz 2MB 35W DDR4-2400

Leading Connectivity

Dual Intel® 2.5G Ethernet

The IMBA-Q470 is equipped with two Intel 2.5GbE controllers, which are ready for the latest-performance router. With two 2.5GbE ports owning the benefits of low-latency, high-throughput and cost-effective, the IMBA-Q470 can meet the bandwidth-intensive requirements such as large file transfers and high resolution video streaming, which is ideal for machine vision and AI edge computing applications.

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USB 3.2 Gen 2x1 10 Gb/s

Two USB 3.2 Gen 2x1 (10 Gb/s) ports are integrated to support high density data transmission.


M.2 M Key for NVME SSD

The M.2 2242/80 M-key socket with PCI Express® 3.0 x4 bandwidth supports up to 32Gbps data-transfer speeds. It's the perfect choice for installing an operating system or application drive to provide fast data access.


M.2 A Key for Wi-Fi/Bluetooth

The M.2 2230 A-key socket supports PCIe/USB mode for creating a fast, cost-effective Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.2 solution.


PCIe x16/4 & PCI Expansion Slots

There is an array of expansion interfaces on the IMBA-Q470 to meet different demands of each customer. It supports up to three PCI, three PCIe x4 , and one PCIe x16 slot, which can be used to install a variety of interface cards, including motion control cards, frame grabber cards, video capture cards, I/O cards, communication cards, AI accelerator cards and GPGPU cards.




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