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

Block Diagram


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
PCOM-C60B (ATX Carrier Board) AB1-3G22 Available
Cooler B9972040 Available
Heat Sink B830B270 Available
Heat Spreder B830B280 Available


(Documents & Downloads)

  Catalog   PCOM-B656VGL | Catalog 20220715   30 3 月, 2021
789.6 KB 4518 Downloads
      BIOS   BIOS_Update_FPT_PCOM-B656VGL_0_0_21.zip | BIOS 0.0.21   21 6 月, 2023

    Improve system high-temperature compatibility

    9.99 MB 287 Downloads
      BIOS   BIOS_PCOM-B656VGL_Update_FPT_0_0_20.zip | BIOS R0.0.20   21 9 月, 2022
    1. Improve PEG port compatibility
    9.6 MB 1238 Downloads
      BIOS   BIOS_PCOM-B656VGL_R0.0.19_Update_FPT.zip | BIOS R0.0.19   4 8 月, 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 1402 Downloads
      BIOS   BIOS_PCOM-B656VGL_R0.0.18_Update.zip | BIOS R0.0.18   12 7 月, 2022
    1. Fix display abnormal issue in special condition
    2. Fix console message error during POST
    9.5 MB 1415 Downloads
      BIOS   BIOS_PCOM-B656VGL_R0.0.16_Update.zip | BIOS R0.0.16   23 11 月, 2021

    Official release

    7.6 MB 1841 Downloads
        EC   EC_PCOM-B656VGL_R005_Update.zip | EC R0.0.5   12 7 月, 2022
      1. The first release version for MP module
      59.8 KB 1444 Downloads
          User’s Manual   Manual_PCOM-B656VGL_R1.1.pdf | Manual R1.1   4 8 月, 2022

        User’s guide for PCOM-B656VGL

        1. Correct pinout table
        1.4 MB 1029 Downloads
          Carrier design guide   Carrier_Design_Guide_PCOM-B656VGL_R1.0.pdf | Manual R1.0   4 8 月, 2022

        Carrier design guide for PCOM-B656VGL

        1. Correct pinout table
        1.5 MB 959 Downloads
          User’s Manual   Manual_PCOM-B656VGL_R1.0.pdf | Manual R1.0   17 11 月, 2021
        1. Add power consumption data
        2. Minor description modification
        2.2 MB 1216 Downloads
            Software   Portwell Engineering Toolkit [PET] 4.7.12 | Software 4.7.12   26 3 月, 2024

          A Universal API for Hardware Access in Both Linux and Windows

          • PET-supported OS: Windows 7, Windows 10, Ubuntu 18.04, and later, and CentOS 7 and later.
          • PET API sample code test application path:
            • Windows PET_API sample code: PET_API, Windows, sample, TESTAP.cpp
            • Linux PET_Utility: PET_API, Linux, x64, release, TESTAP.c

          Supported products list:

          Series Models
          AMDY AMDY-7002
          ANSB ANSB-7A44E
          CEKL CEKL-XXXX
          KBB KBB-212E
          KUBE KUBE-2110
          Kuber Kuber-2000, Kuber-212
          MEDB MEDB-1002, MEDB-1004, MEDB-5180, MEDB-51A0, MEDB-6060, MEDB-6070
          MEDM MEDM-6180, MEDM-B641
          NANO NANO-5050, NANO-6040, NANO-6050, NANO-6051, NANO-6060, NANO-6062, NANO-6063, NANO-6064, NANO-8044
          PAB PAB-1001
          PCOM PCOM-B217, PCOM-B217J, PCOM-B218, PCOM-B219, PCOM-B219VG-INSYS, PCOM-B21A, PCOM-B630, PCOM-B632, PCOM-B633, PCOM-B634, PCOM-B635, PCOM-B636, PCOM-B637, PCOM-B638, PCOM-B638VG-8801, PCOM-B638VG-8802, PCOM-B639, PCOM-B641. PCOM-B645, PCOM-B651, PCOM-B652, PCOM-B653, PCOM-B654, PCOM-B655, PCOM-B655VGL-J. PCOM-B656, PCOM-B657, PCOM-B658, PCOM-B659, PCOM-B700, PCOM-B701, PCOM-B702, PCOM-B705, PCOM-B706, PCOM-B800, PCOM-B880, PCOM-B8800, PCOM-BA00, PCOM-BA01, PCOM-BA02
          PEB PEB-2131. PEB-2131C, PEB-2133, PEB-2737, PEB-2738I, PEB-2739I, PEB-2771, PEB-2772, PEB-2773, PEB-2781, PEB-5731, PEB-9782, PEB-99A3, PEB-99A4, PEB-99A5, PEB-99A7, PEB-99A8
          PF PF-8021
          PGB PGB-5120S
          PICO PICO-6260
          PNS PNS-9730
          PQ7 PQ7-M104, PQ7-M105, PQ7-M106, PQ7-M107, PQ7-M108
          PSMC PSMC-C921, PSMC-M1011
          PT PT-D711
          PX1 PX1-C415, PX1-C441
          ROBO ROBO-6911, ROBO-6912, ROBO-8110, ROBO-8111, ROBO-8112, ROBO-8113, ROBO-8114, ROBO-8115, ROBO-8116, ROBO-8210, ROBO-8779, ROBO-8780, ROBO-9910
          RUBY RUBY-D712, RUBY-D714, RUBY-D716, RUBY-D718, RUBY-D720, RUBY-D812-Q470E, RUBY-D813, RUBY-PB6511, RUBY-SQ1703
          SBC SBC-C430
          WADE WADE-7220, WADE-8011, WADE-8012, WADE-8013, WADE-8015, WADE-8016, WADE-8017, WADE-8020, WADE-8022, WADE-8046, WADE-8066, WADE-8067, WADE-8068, WADE-8070, WADE-8071, WADE-8072, WADE-8075, WADE-8077, WADE-8078, WADE-8079, WADE-8132, WADE-8170, WADE-8173, WADE-8211, WADE-8212, WADE-8321, WADE-PQ7712, WADE-SQ1705
          WEBS WEBS-2190, WEBS-5481, WEBS-85HX, WEBS-89I0
          11.96 MB 107 Downloads
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