The CPU is based on an ATOM processor clocked at 0.6 GHz and equipped with 256 MB DDR2 SDRAM.
USB, Ethernet, POWERLINK and removable CompactFlash are all included as standard features. A Gigabit Ethernet interface is a standard feature. For even more real-time network performance, the onboard POWERLINK interface supports poll response chaining mode (PRC).
The CPU has a slot available for X20 communication modules. Various bus and network systems can easily be integrated into the X20 system through the use of communication modules.