COM Express® defines a standard for Computer-on-Modules and describes the size as well as pin-outs. The standard includes the mini form factor (84 x 55mm), the compact form factor (95 x 95mm) and the basic form factor (125 x 95mm).
The COM Express® pin-out Type 6 is a versatile standard offering a broad range of I/O interfaces including intense graphics support, Digital Display Interfaces (DisplayPort, HDMI) and super-fast USB 3.0 to serve all kind of different application requirements of the various market segments
The new COM Express® Type 7 pin-out is a complementary specification to the existing Type 6 pin-out. It is replacing the graphics support by offering multiple 10GbE-KR ports and defining 32 PCIe lanes. The Type 7 is an ideal definition to design server-grade platforms for applications requesting high data and network throughput.