BWD051 2.5″ Pico-ITX PC Board: Braswell N3160 / x5-E8000

tx-reverse-160pxBWD051 2.5″ Pico-ITX PC Board: Braswell N3160 / Cherry Trail x5-E8000

Production-quality board supports Windows 7 / 8 / 10 IoT

The BWD051 is a Pico-ITX fanless industrial PC-board measuring just 100mm by 72mm which makes it ideally suited to space-limited applications with diverse I/O requirements. The 5th generation Braswell series CPU, including N3160, and N3060, plus the Atom X5 Cherry Trail variant, X5-E8000, succeeds Bay Trail with low power operation and enhanced graphics. The BWD051 uses industrial-grade components to ensure exceptional quality, a long product lifecycle and product endurance.

With a SODIMM socket for up to 8GB DDR3L 1600MHz RAM, a powerful, IoT-ready industrial PC system can be realized by adding 3G/4G modem using the available full-size miniPCIe socket. An mSATA socket is provided for SSD storage. Dual displays are supported via VGA and LVDS. Gigabit Ethernet, dual USB 3.0, RS-232, RS-485, audio and GPIO are all available.

Eligible for Low Cost Windows 10 licensing

This product can be supplied with Windows 10 IoT Enterprise “Entry”, with a licence cost under £40, while preserving full Windows 10 functionality.



ProcessorIntel x5-E8000 / N3060 / N3160/ N3710Braswell / Cherry Trail 5th Gen. Atom
CPU2/4 Core5th Generation with updated graphics
Processor Clock Max (GHz)1.04-1.6GHz6W TDP, turbo available
RAM (GB)2/4/8SODIMM 204 DDR3L-1600
mSATA SSD (GB)yVia miniPCIe slot. Half-size.
PCIe1miniPCIe slot
UART (RS232/485)2
Ethernet 1000 BaseT1Intel I211AT Gigabit
USB Host42x USB 2.0, 2x USB 3.0
Audio1Mic-in, line out*, RealTek ALC888
Watchdog timer1up to 255 sec
Display2LVDS (1366x768), VGA (1920x1200)
WiFi*Optional miniPCIe card
3G /4G modem*Optional miniPCIe card
Power12vScrew terminals
Temperature Range0 to +60C
Dimensions100mm x 72mmPico-ITX
CertificationCE / FCC Class B
Windows Embedded Standard 7y
Windows 7y
Windows Embedded 8 Standardy
Windows 8y
Windows 10 / IoTyWindows 10 IoT Enterprise "Entry". Core on request.
As well as Windows 7, 8 and 10, the BWD051 supports Windows Embedded Standard 7 and 8 / 8.1 Standard and Windows 10 IoT Enterprise and Core. Our Windows Embedded specialists can help you to create custom images to take advantage of the embedded enabling features of WES, allowing you to create a locked-down, reliable, non-windows-branded, small footprint image.

The BWD051 is  available with N3160, N3060, or Atom x5-E8000:

  • x5-E8000, Quad Core, 1.04GHz/2.0GHz, 5W TDP
  • N3160, Quad Core, 1.6GHz/2.24GHz, 6W TDP
  • N3060, Dual Core, 1.6GHz/2.48GHz, 4W TDP

The following variants is available subject to MOQ:

  • N3710, Quad Core, 1.6GHz/2.56GHz, 6W TDP
  • N3060, Dual Core, 1.6GHz/2.48GHz, 4W TDP

We can also offer Windows Embedded licenses, and assistance in configuring Windows Embedded images. If you have questions, including pricing and availability, please don’t hesitate to contact us by calling Direct Insight on +44 1295 768800 9am to 5.30pm UK time, emailing info at, or by using the forms to the right.