NI PXIe-8135 2.3 GHz Quad-Core PXI Express Controller

Starting at $ 6,526 (view pricing options)
  • NI recommends the PXIe-8840 Quad Core.
  • 2.3 GHz quad-core Intel Core i7-3610QE processor (3.3 GHz maximum in single-core, Turbo Boost mode)
  • High-bandwidth PXI Express embedded controller with up to 8 GB/s system and 4 GB/s slot bandwidth
  • 4 GB (1 x 4 GB DIMM) dual-channel 1600 MHz DDR3 RAM standard, 16 GB maximum
  • 2 SuperSpeed USB, 4 Hi-Speed USB, 2 Gigabit Ethernet, GPIB, serial, and other peripherals
  • Windows OS and drivers already installed; hard drive-based recovery
  • Configure Complete PXI System
  • View Support Resources
The PXIe-8135 is a high-performance Intel Core i7-3610QE processor-based embedded controller for use in PXI Express systems. With the 2.3 GHz base frequency, 3.3 GHz (single-core, Turbo Boost mode) quad-core processor, and dual-channel 1600 MHz DDR3 memory, this controller is ideal for processor-intensive modular instrumentation and DAQ applications.

Quad-Core Processor
The PXIe-8135 includes the quad-core Intel Core i7-3610QE processor. Quad-core processors contain four cores, or computing engines, in one physical package. Intel introduced Turbo Boost technology to provide performance benefits for all types of applications without the application being optimized for multicore processors. It can significantly reduce test times for processor-intensive applications.

In-ROM Diagnostics
To improve the serviceability of the PXIe-8135, you can quickly access in-ROM diagnostics for the hard drive and memory without requiring external third-party tools. By running these diagnostics, you can determine if you need to replace the hard drive or memory. The controller design allows for quick field replacement of critical components such as the hard drive and the memory without affecting the warranty. To ease the process of purchasing spare components, hard drive and memory upgrades are available with the PXIe-8135. Combining all these features significantly improves PXIe-8135 serviceability.

To configure a complete PXI Express system based on the PXIe-8135, visit the Configure System link under the Resources tab.

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- 782450-04 Qty $ 6,526 each
- 782340-04 Qty $ 6,526 each
- 782340-33 Qty $ 7,061 each
Additional Accessories
Memory Upgrade
4 GB Upgrade/Replacement RAM for PXIe-8135 and PXI-8119 - 782341-4096
Qty $ 353 each
8 GB Upgrade/Replacement RAM for PXIe-8135 and PXI-8119 - 782341-8192
Qty $ 782 each
Hard Drive Upgrade
Qty $ 1,142 each
Extended Temp and 24/7 Operation, 100 GB 2.5 in 24/7 eMLC-based Solid State Drive - 782951-01
Qty $ 663 each
Qty $ 571 each
Qty $ 462 each
USB Accessories
USB English Keyboard and Optical Mouse - 779660-01
Qty $ 46 each
USB CD-ROM/DVD-ROM Drive - 778492-01
Qty $ 317 each
USB Floppy Drive - 778492-02
Qty $ 195 each
USB to Dual PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse Adapter - 778713-02
Qty $ 48 each
Cables and Adapters
DisplayPort to VGA Monitor Cable - 782271-01
Qty $ 80 each
GPIB Adapter Cable - 183285-02
Qty $ 133 each
Parallel Port Adapter Cable - 777169-01
Qty $ 98 each
Rackmount Monitor, K&M
Qty $ 1,830 each

Subtotal: $ 6,526

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