Compulab is introducing Airtop3 – a ruggedized small-form-factor fanless IoT edge server powered by an 8-core Intel® Core™ i9-9900K Processor and Nvidia Quadro RTX 4000, both passively cooled using Compulab’s Natural Airflow technology. With a footprint of just 7.5 liters, Airtop3 can passively dissipate up to 300W and operate at a wide temperature range of -40°C to 70°C. Airtop3 ships with a 5 year warranty.
Fanless Core I9 9900K And Quadro RTX 4000
IoT edge server can reduce processing latency, network bandwidth requirements and TCO, provided that it is sufficiently powerful, robust and easy to deploy.
Airtop3 presents a unique value proposition for edge computing in harsh environments:
- Exceptionally high performance – 8-core, up to 5 GHz Intel Core™ i9-9900K or Intel Xeon coupled with Nvidia Quadro RTX or GeForce GTX GPU and high RAM capacity up to 128 GB
- Rich storage, networking and I/O, each can be enhanced thanks to Airtop3’s modular design
- Passive cooling across wide temperature range and a rugged all-aluminium small-form-factor housing
- Maintenance-free design, tool-free serviceability and advanced monitoring and diagnostics provisions
Apparently, the appetite for performance at the IoT edge knows no boundaries”
said Irad Stavi, Chief product officer at Compulab.
“We are seeing remarkable performance gains in the latest generation of CPUs and GPUs, but with great power comes greater power consumption. However, our engineers were able to improve the thermal headroom of Airtop3’s Natural Airflow cooling by over 30% so there was no need to settle for low power chips. This makes Airtop3 a small-form-factor fanless IoT edge server with unprecedented performance.”
“Benchmarks indicate that Airtop3 is nearly twice as powerful as Airtop2”
said Yuval Sela, Airtop hardware architect.
“To achieve that, power delivery in Airtop3 is completely revamped and can now support the most powerful Intel 9th generation Core CPUs and even 160W NVIDIA RTX GPU.
Airtop3 performance and features
Airtop3 supports 9th Generation Intel® Core™ i9 Processors and future Intel® Xeon® E Processors, including the highest power 95W Core i9-9900K. The maximum RAM capacity is 128 GB DDR4-2666. Standard storage is comprised of 6 devices – two NVMe SSDs – up to 2 TB each and four 2.5” SATA 3 HDD/SSD with RAID support. Standard networking includes two GbE ports and support for Wi-Fi 802.11ac and 4G modem. Standard I/O includes 3 4K displays, 6 USB 3.1 ports, 3 RS232 and audio. This feature set may be satisfactory in some cases, but IoT has many specialized applications – deep learning may require a discrete GPU, automotive applications often require high capacity of high-speed storage, machine vision usually utilizes integrated PoE ports. For these use cases and other, Airtop3 offers functional enhancements.
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