The MSC Q7-MB-RP3 is the third generation reference platform provided to test and qualify Qseven™ Rev. 2.0 modules for compatibility with the specification. The board is shipped with a complete set of design files. An extensive design guide for the Qseven™ module technology is also provided to allow the motherboard designer to easily implement a custom version of a Qseven™ carrier. The Qseven™ Rev. 2.0 reference platform MSC Q7-MB-RP3 offers a large variety of interfaces commonly used in industrial applications such as Gigabit LAN, USB 3.0/2.0, RS232 and CAN as well as HDMI, DP and LVDS for display attachment. In addition PCI Express is supported with one x16 and three PCIe x1 slots. This platform for rapid prototyping helps to assess the fitness of a specific CPU Technology. It is a key instrument to shorten design cycles and to improve time to market of new Qseven™ based systems.