GIGAIPC PICO-N97A: Pico-ITX SBC with Intel Processor N97

GIGAIPC PICO-N97A: Pico-ITX SBC with Intel Processor N97


GIGAIPC PICO-N97A Pico-ITX SBC features an Intel Processor N97 quad-core Alder Lake-N processor coupled with up to 16GB DDR5 SO-DIMM memory and M.2 SATA or NVMe storage designed for passively cooled and enclosed systems for Industry 4.0 applications in smart cities, retail, and healthcare sectors.

The single board computer supports up to two independent displays via HDMI and LVDS interfaces. It also provides dual Gigabit Ethernet, two USB 3.1 ports, an additional M.2 Key-B socket for wireless, and various headers for RS232/RS422/RS485, GPIO, USB 2.0, and more.


GIGAIPC PICO-N97A specifications:

  • SoC – Intel Processor N97
  • CPU – Alder Lake-N quad-core/quad-thread processor @ up to 3.6 GHz
  • Cache – 6MB
  • GPU – Intel UHD graphics with 24 execution units @ up to 1.20 GHz
  • TDP – 12W
  • System Memory – Supports up to 16GB of DDR5-4800 via a single SO-DIMM slot
  • Storage – Compatible with SATA or NVMe SSDs through M.2 M-Key socket (See expansion)
  • Video Output
    • HDMI 2.0 port supports up to 4096×2160 @ 60Hz
    • LVDS connector supports up to 1920×1200 @ 60Hz and includes a backlight control header
    • Supports up to 2x independent displays
  • Networking – Dual Gigabit Ethernet ports using RealTek controllers
  • USB – 2x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A ports, plus 2x USB 2.0 via headers
  • Serial – RS232/422/485 header for COM port
  • Expansion
    • M.2 2230 E-Key socket (PCIe x1, USB 2.0)
    • M.2 2280 M-Key socket (PCIe x2, SATA 6Gb/s)
    • 4x GPIO pins
  • Security – Infineon SLB9670VQ2.0 TPM 2.0 chip
  • Misc – Front panel header
  • Power Supply – 12V DC via 2-pin box connector
  • Dimensions – 100 x 72mm (Pico-ITX form factor)
  • Temperature Range
    • Operating: 0°C to 60°C
    • Storage: -40°C to 85°C
  • Humidity – 0-90% (non-condensing)

GIGAIPC did not provide any information about OS support, but it will be Windows and/or Linux depending on driver support. This is not the first Intel N97 Pico-ITX SBC covered, as the AAEON PICO-ADN4 is offered with Intel N50, N97, Core i3-N305, or Atom x7425E Alder Lake-N processors.

Availability and pricing information were not disclosed, but for reference, the AAEON sells samples of the PICO-ADN4 (N97) for $309. A few more details about the PICO-N97A may be found on the product page and press release.

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