The TR B12/msd is a PC-compatible high performance 3U VPX processor board supporting the 4th generation Intel® Core™ processor and the Intel® QM87 PCH with up to 16 Gbytes of DDR3L-1600 ECC DRAM. The TR B12/msd features an optional XMC site and a range of I/O interfaces including four SATA600 channels, dual 1000Base-BX, serial and USB2.0/USB3.0 interfaces. The board provides a flexible PCI Express® (Gen 1, Gen 2 and Gen 3) backplane fabric interface for use in systems defined by OpenVPX (VITA 65). For rugged applications VPX-REDI Type 1 and VPX-REDI Type 2 conduction-cooled version is available. The board is suitable for a range of applications within industrial control, transport, aerospace, security and defense applications. To simplify integration many standard operating systems are supported.