WIN Enterprises Announces Intel(r) Sandy Bridge-powered Networking Platform with 14 GbE LAN

High performance networking platform


NORTH ANDOVER, MA, May 23, 2013: WIN Enterprises, Inc., a leading designer and manufacturer of embedded controllers and platforms for OEMs, announces the PL-80470, a 1U rackmount hardware platform designed for high performance network service applications. PL-80470 supports Intel® Sandy/Ivy Bridge Core™ i7/i5/i3 processors with Intel® Advanced Vector Extensions and Turbo Boost Technology. The platform will support 6 to 14 GbE Ethernet LAN ports via PCIe x8.

The platform supports two DDR3 1066/1333MHz unbuffered non-ECC DIMM sockets with memory up to 16GB. Storage interfaces support one 3.5" or two 2.5” SATA HDD, one mSATA and one CompactFlash™ card. To prevent network problems during platform shut-downs, PL-80470 supports two segments of LAN bypass function through WDT and GPIO pin definitions.


• Supports Intel® Sandy/Ivy Bridge Core™ i7/i5/i3 processors, LGA1155

• Max 16GB Dual-Channel DDR3 1066/1333 MHz System Memory

• Max 14 GbE copper ports via PCI-e x4/x1; and support for up to 8 fiberoptic ports

The front panel also features dual USB 2.0 ports, one RJ-45 console port and LED indicators to monitor power and storage activities for local system management, maintenance and diagnostics. The choice of one PCIe x8 slot or one PCIe x8 Golden Finger connector enables addition Ethernet capacity or card-based features.