Intel® Tiger Lake-UP3 Core™ Processor based on Type VI COM Express module with dual DDR4 SO-DIMM, DDI, eDP, Gigabit Ethernet, SATA 3.0, and USB 3.2


  • Intel® Core™ i3/i5/i7/Celeron Processors 10nm process(Tiger Lake UP3)
  • Support 2xDDR4-3200 Non-ECC SO-DIMMs, up to 32G per DIMM
  • Support USB2.0/3.2, 2x SATAIII, 1x PCIe4.0 x4 and 5x PCIe 3.0 LANEs
  • Support Display Port, HDMI, VGA, and LVDS/eDP


Portwell PCOM-B656VGL is designed with Intel® Tiger Lake-UP3 processor with Type 6 pin definition. It brings three important factors including DDR4 memory, PCIe Gen4, and USB 3.2 Gen2 x1 support. Extend PCIe Gen3 ports in PCOM-B656VGL can support high speed I/O card for more applications. In the meantime, it’s compatible with COMe 3.0 Type 6 carrier board.


Model Name PCOM-B656VGL
Form Factor (mm) COM Express® Compact (95 x 95mm)
COM Type Type 6
CPU/Clock/Cache Intel® 11th Generation CoreTM*
Intel® i7-1185GRE/i7-1185G7E
Intel® i5-1145GRE/i5-1145G7E
Intel® i3-1115GRE/i3-1115G4E
Celeron® 6305E*
Up to 4 CPU cores*
4MB to 12MB cache*
Chipset SoC
USB 4x USB 3.2 Gen2x1
8x USB 2.0
PCI Express

1x PCIe Gen3 x4/2x PCIe Gen3 x2/4x PCIe Gen3 x1/1x PCIe Gen3 x2 + 2x PCIe Gen3 x1
1x PCIe Gen3 x1 for Intel I225 Lan
1x PCIe Gen3 x2/2 x PCIe Gen3 x1 w/o USB 3.2

Ethernet Intel® I225LM/IT
Sound Intel® High Definition Audio
Graphic Controller Intel Iris
Carrier Board PCOM-C60B

Black Diagram

Ordering Guide

Ordering Guide
Product Ordering P/N Status
PCOM-B656VGL-1185G7E AB1-3L45 Available
PCOM-B656VGL-1185GRE AB1-3L28 Available
PCOM-B656VGL-1145G7E AB1-3L47 Available
PCOM-B656VGL-1145GRE AB1-3L48 Available
PCOM-B656VGL-1115G4E AB1-3L49 Available
PCOM-B656VGL-1115GRE AB1-3L46 Available
PCOM-B656VGL-6305UE AB1-3L50 Available


Accessory Ordering P/N Status
(ATX Carrier Board)
AB1-3G22 Available
Cooler B9972040 Available
Heat Sink B830B270 Available
Heat Spreder B830B280 Available


(Documents & Downloads)

  Catalog   PCOM-B656VGL | Catalog 20220715   March 30, 2021
789.6 KB 1675 Downloads
      BIOS   BIOS_PCOM-B656VGL_R0.0.19_Update_FPT.zip | BIOS R0.0.19   August 4, 2022
    1. Update bios codebase
    2. Option items description modification
    3. Enable smart fan control
    4. Disable auto load default after RTC clear
    9.6 MB 51 Downloads
      BIOS   BIOS_PCOM-B656VGL_R0.0.18_Update.zip | BIOS R0.0.18   July 12, 2022
    1. Fix display abnormal issue in special condition
    2. Fix console message error during POST
    9.5 MB 72 Downloads
      BIOS   BIOS_PCOM-B656VGL_R0.0.16_Update.zip | BIOS R0.0.16   November 23, 2021

    Official release

    7.6 MB 523 Downloads
        EC   EC_PCOM-B656VGL_R005_Update.zip | EC R0.0.5   July 12, 2022
      1. The first release version for MP module
      71 KB 82 Downloads
          Driver   Driver_SerialIO Driver_30.100.2129.8 | Driver 30.100.2129.8   February 17, 2022

        SerialIO driver

        2.6 MB 363 Downloads
          Driver   Driver_RST Driver_18.6.1.1016 | Driver   February 17, 2022

        RST driver

        9.5 MB 352 Downloads
          Driver   Driver_ME Driver_2040.100.0.1029 | Driver 2040.100.0.1029   February 17, 2022

        ME driver

        119.8 MB 335 Downloads
          Driver   Driver_LAN Driver_1.0.2.14 | Driver   February 17, 2022

        LAN driver

        425.2 KB 297 Downloads
          Driver   Driver_Hit Event Filter Driver_2.2.1.384 | Driver   February 17, 2022

        Hit Event Filter driver

        1.6 MB 307 Downloads
          Driver   Driver_Graphic Driver_27.20. 100.9415 | Driver   February 17, 2022

        Graphic driver

        405.2 MB 348 Downloads
          Driver   Driver_GNA Driver_02.00.00.1097 | Driver   February 17, 2022

        GNA driver

        262.4 KB 284 Downloads
          Driver   Driver_DTT Driver_8.7. 10700.22502 | Driver 8.7.10700.22502   February 17, 2022

        DTT driver

        53.5 MB 323 Downloads
          Driver   Driver_Chipset Driver_10.1.18460.8229 | Driver 10.1.18460.8229   February 17, 2022

        Chipset driver

        3.4 MB 306 Downloads
            User’s Manual   Manual_PCOM-B656VGL_R1.1.pdf | Manual R1.1   August 4, 2022

          User’s guide for PCOM-B656VGL

          1. Correct pinout table
          1.4 MB 62 Downloads
            Carrier design guide     User’s Manual   Carrier_Design_Guide_PCOM-B656VGL_R1.0.pdf | Manual R1.0   August 4, 2022

          Carrier design guide for PCOM-B656VGL

          1. Correct pinout table
          1.5 MB 54 Downloads
            User’s Manual   Manual_PCOM-B656VGL_R1.0.pdf | Manual R1.0   November 17, 2021
          1. Add power consumption data
          2. Minor description modification
          2.2 MB 506 Downloads

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