WOLF Announces First 16 Lane PCIe SOSA Aligned 3U VPX Module Powered by NVIDIA

Stouffville, ON – March 8, 2021 - WOLF Advanced Technology (WOLF) is pleased to announce the upcoming production of the SOSA™ aligned VPX3U-RTX5000E-16PCIE (WOLF-134C), which is suited for high bandwidth, low latency, HPEC GPU applications like radar processing, video processing, C4ISR, and artificial intelligence. Powered by NVIDIA® Quadro RTX™ 5000 graphics, with up to 10.9 TFLOPS of performance, this design aligns with SOSA slot profile 14.6.13 and features a PCIe Gen4 switch with 16 lanes of PCIe divided between the P1 and P2 connectors.

“We are absolutely committed to enabling architectures of the future,” said Greg Maynard, WOLF CTO, “and this NVIDIA Turing architecture GPU module provides the first fully SOSA Aligned 14.6.13 slot profile with a 16 lane PCI Express expansion plane with bus speeds up to PCIe Gen4 capability.”

“This also effectively doubles the bandwidth that can be handled by this module and is a significant improvement in SWAP constrained 3U VPX applications,” added Maynard.

Block Diagram of VPX6U-RTX5000-16PCIE

The VPX3U-RTX5000E-16PCIE employs an advanced thermal-mechanical metal design to achieve lower thermal resistance to enable the NVIDIA Quadro RTX 5000 to run at faster clock speeds, thereby achieving higher compute performance.


About WOLF

Wolf Advanced Technology designs, develops and manufactures military-rugged modules for video capture, process, encode, display and AI inference. Eight out of the ten largest military and aerospace companies use WOLF products, in addition to commercial rocket companies and NASA. WOLF solutions are designed to operate in harsh aerospace and defense environments without sacrificing any processing power. WOLF’s products include rapidly available COTS solutions, feature tailored MCOTS solutions, and full custom designs. WOLF supports a variety of board configurations, including 3U and 6U VPX, XMC and MXC/MXM.





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