Embedded Module TQMx50UC COM Express® Compact Modules (Type 6) with Intel® Core™ i3/i5/i7 5000U (Gen. 5)

Intel® Core™ i3/i5/i7 5000U (Gen. 5)

  • TQMx86 board controller with customized expansion options (flexiCFG)
  • Best performance per Watt (15W TDP)
  • Up to 16 GB DDR3L Onboard Memory
  • iRTC (Very precise industrial real-time clock)
  • Comprehensive uEFI BIOS with Easy-Config, Multi-Setup and Touch support
  • Highest functional reliability, 24/7 certified
The TQ Minimodule TQMx50UC convinces with its outstanding CPU and graphics performance. The Intel® Core™ i3, Intel® Core™ i5 and Intel® Core™ i7 processors enable a new wave of innovation with features such as 3D scanning, gesture control, and voice commands. The integrated Intel® graphics core HD5500/HD6000 guaranties best graphics experience and supports up to three independent display interfaces with up to 4K resolution.
With Multi Stream Transport (MST) according to DisplayPort 1.2 standard it’s possible, to drive multiple external HD displays from one single output. The overall performance benefits from the ultra fast DDR3L-1600 onboard memory and up to 4 MB cache. For industrial applications the module delivers also high bandwidth interconnection with PCI Express, SATA Gen3, USB 3.0 and Gigabit Ethernet with IEEE1588 support.

CPU/Processor data

  • Intel® Core™ 5000U series (Broadwell-U)
  • i7-5650U: 2x 2.2 GHz/3.2 GHz Turbo, 4 MB Cache, HD6000
  • i5-5350U: 2x 1.8 GHz/2.9 GHz Turbo, 3 MB Cache, HD6000
  • i3-5010U: 2x 2.1 GHz, 3 MB Cache, HD5500
  • Celeron® 3765U: 2x 1.9GHz/no Turbo, 2MB Cache, 5th Gen HD graphics
  • Hyper-Threading and Virtualization support


  • 4/ 8// 16 GB, soldered down
  • 32kbit (24LC32)


Graphic interface:
  • 2x Digital Display Interface/DP++ with up to 4K @ 60 Hz
  • LVDS Interface (18/24-bit, Single/Dual Channel), up to 4K (optional eDP 1.3 with 4 lanes instead of LVDS)
  • Intel® Quick Sync Video and Wireless Display support

Communication interfaces

Serial Ports:
  • 2x Serial port (Rx/Tx, legacy compatible)
  • 8x USB 2.0 (incl. USB 3.0 ports)
  • 2x USB 3.0 (with USB 2.0 backward compatibility)
  • 1x Gbit Ethernet (Intel® i210) (external IEEE1588 sync optional through TQ flexiCFG)

Other interfaces

  • 1x SMBus
  • 1x Intel® HD audio (HDA)
  • 1x LPC bus
  • 1x SPI (for external UEFI BIOS flash)
  • 8x GPIO (multiplexed)
  • 1x I2C, (2nd I2C optional) (master/slave capable)
  • 4x SATA Gen 3 (up to 6 Gb/s)
  • 4x PCIe 2.0 (up to 5 Gb/s) (4 x 1 or 1 x 4)

Other functions

  • TPM (SLB9660 TPM 1.2, alternatively SLB9665 TPM 2.0) (on request)
  • TQMx86 board controller with watchdog and flexiCFG Hardware monitor
  • Real Time Clock (RTC)

General data/basic data

Temperature range:
  • Standard temperature: 0°C…+60°C
  • Extended temperature: -40°C…+85°C
Plug-in System:
  • COM Express™ Compact, Type 6
  • 95 mm x 95 mm
Power supply:
  • Voltage: 8.5 V - 20 V / 5 V Standby (optional) / 3 V battery/GoldCAP on carrier (optional)
Power consumption:
  • Power: typ. 10 W/max. 18 W (Green ECO-Off: < 0.1 W)
  • 15 W TDP max. (configurable down to 9.5/10 W)
  • Hardware monitor for thermal management

User Manual TQMx50UC (1 MB, pdf)

TQMx50UC - BIOS Version (11 MB, zip)

BIOS Version Details
MD5: D1EA51C19732A4C9E6BA3EDA1D4B4159

TQMx50UC - BIOS Version (11 MB, zip)

BIOS Version Details
MD5: 7B57232C94798393D02E8685341B7136

TQMx50UC - BIOS Version (11 MB, zip)

BIOS Version Details
MD5: 2E45ED19A54E0FB1FEB7271F2D5B59F4

TQMx50UC - BIOS Version (16 MB, bin)

BIOS Version Details
MD5: 6FB2309D8E26B8111D546DA746381204

TQMx50UC - Driver package Windows 7 32-bit (92 MB, zip)

This driver package has been tested by TQ-Systems
Intel may provide newer versions of these drivers.
MD5: B48E2F83A48C9554D945C2FB13213DE1

TQMx50UC - Driver package Windows 7 64-bit (156 MB, zip)

This driver package has been tested by TQ-Systems.
Intel may already provide newer versions of these drivers.

TQMx50UC - Driver package Windows 10 32-bit (150 MB, zip)

This driver package has been tested by TQ-Systems.
Intel may already provide newer versions of these drivers.
MD5: E3E5883684DC00A5479EF776341838AB

TQMx50UC - Driver package for Windows 10 64-bit (219 MB, zip)

This driver package has been tested by TQ-Systems.
Intel may already provide newer versions of these drivers.
MD5: 96F14890EC7B1A60C3CF1521B0E76F89


Intel® Celeron® 3765U (2x 1.9GHz, 2MB Cache, HD Gfx), 4GB DDR3L-1600, Standard-Temp. 0..+60°C


Intel® Core™ i3-5010U (2x 2.1GHz, 3MB Cache, HD5500 Gfx), 4GB DDR3L-1600, Standard-Temp. 0..+60°C


Intel® Core™ i5-5350U (2x 1.8GHz / 2.9GHz Turbo, 3MB Cache, HD6000 Gfx), 4GB DDR3L-1600, TPM,
Standard-Temp. 0..+60°C


Intel® Core™ i7-5650U (2x 2.2GHz / 3.2GHz Turbo, 4MB Cache, HD6000 Gfx), 8GB DDR3L-1600, TPM,
Standard-Temp. 0..+60°

Evaluation platform MB-COME6-1

Mainboard for COM Express™ Compact/Basic, Type 6 Interfaces: 2x DP++, eDP/LVDS, 2x Gb Ethernet, 2x USB 3.0, 3x USB 2.0, 3x COM, audio, mini PCIe, mSATA, 2,5“ SSD, CFast, riser extension with 2x PCIe and USB, fan, debug, 170 mm x 170 mm


Starterkit Set with Mainboard MB-COME6-1, Module (TQMx50UC-xx) (please specify exact Version),
Cooling solution (Heat spreader), Accessories

Other configurations on request


Comprehensive information from the software area such as BSP documentation, tutorials, FAQs, sample codes and are available in our Support Wiki.


Application examples

Industrial Automation

  • Workload Consolidation
  • Artificial Intelligence applications
  • Industrial rack PC
  • Logistics terminal
  • Control injection molding machines/printing machines

Our USPs

  • Unbeatable long-term availability
  • Robustness for all applications
  • The most comprehensive range of modules on the market
  • A comprehensive design and support of an E²MS manufacturer
  • Full design freedom, as all processor functions are fully accessible
  • x86 for tough industrial use

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