EFCO Gaming Logic Box based on AMD R-Series SoCs Delivers Dazzling HD Graphics Performance Enabling More Compelling 3-Screen Gaming
EFCO EGL-8300 is a feature-rich, highly flexible platform that gives developers scalable CPU power and customizable I/O to match individual application requirements
EFCO, a world-class supplier of industrial PC, gaming and EMS solutions, today introduced its feature-rich EGL-8300 series full HD gaming logic box powered by the AMD Embedded R-Series SoC. Delivering scalable computing and breakthrough graphics capabilities. The EGL-8300 also integrates AMD Embedded Radeon™ E9260 or E9550 graphics processing units (GPUs), providing remarkable, high-resolution 4K multimedia and 3D graphics performance that is demanded in next-generation gaming applications. Enabling developers to design highly differentiated and engaging 3-screen gaming applications, the EFCO EGL-8300 offers three HD display channel capabilities, and readily handles the full feature set of gaming I/O supporting popular I/O pin outs. In addition, EFCO gives customers the ability to customize I/O to match their individual application requirements.
AMD and EFCO will showcase the EGL-8300 at ICE Totally Gaming, February 7-9 at ExCeL, London in AMD Booth #N1-232 and EFCO Booth #S8-202.
The EGL-8300 includes EFCO’s Gaming Software Support Package that gives developers a multi-layered security mechanism and hardware intelligent assistant specifically designed to help them meet the strict security needs of the gaming industry while also streamlining the development of gaming systems. The support package is also beneficial to operators helping them avoid malicious intrusion. This high-performance gaming logic box also features onboard NVRAM with capacities from 3 megabytes (MB) to 16MB, and comes with EFCO’s new Smart Bay™ storage solution, which supports the full range of CFAST, CF, 2.5-inch and 1.8-inch SATA SSDs and USB storage devices. In addition, system confidence is ensured with the EGL-8300’s key-lock feature for enhanced security.
EFCO designed the EGL-8300 series to meet the stringent requirements of GLI/BMM hardware-compliant platforms. This new complete, full HD gaming solution includes four external RS-232 and four USB ports that can easily connect any and all gaming peripherals and devices. There are also dual gigabyte (GB) LAN ports for high-speed Ethernet connections.
“The high-performance AMD Embedded R-Series SoC is the ideal engine for cutting-edge casino gaming platforms like the EFCO EGL-8300,” said Stephen Turnbull, Director Product Marketing, AMD Enterprise Solutions. “Gaming developers employing the EGL-8300 are able to leverage AMD’s established leadership in high-end graphics and fully utilize the R-Series’ outstanding compute performance and low power consumption for sophisticated next-generation applications that give casino players the stunning multi-screen visual experiences they demand today.”
Ira Lo, EFCO Gaming CTO explained, “The EFCO EGL-8300 offers the right combination of performance, graphics capabilities, customization options along with the full breadth of gaming I/O necessary to create distinctive and compelling applications allowing developers to take 3-screen gaming to the next level. Our advanced EGL-8300 logic gaming box not only provides an excellent feature-packed and reliable gaming solution, but also delivers a uniquely ‘game developer-friendly’ platform that allows them to speed the design and installation of new systems.”
The EFCO EGL-8300 is available now. For more information on EFCO’s complete line of gaming logic box solutions, please visit: www.efcotec.com/gaming
To learn more about the advantages of the AMD R-Series SoCs, please visit: http://www.amd.com/en-us/products/embedded/processors/r-series
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About EFCO Gaming
EFCO Gaming Division excels at delivering secure, reliable and long life gaming logic box solutions backed by expert engineering and experienced ODM manufacturing teams. Its world-class GLI/BMM-compatible gaming logic box products and 8 Liner, Comma 6A gaming boards for casino, arcade and amusement machines demonstrate the company’s innovative technologies that continue to meet diverse gaming requirements. Headquartered in Taiwan, EFCO supports its global customer base with a sales network in EMEA, Americas, and Asia Pacific that includes regional technical support and service and comprehensive ODM/OEM customization capabilities to meet specific application needs.
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