RT Rack
Powerful | Modular | Optimized

High-Performance Industrial PC for Real-Time Simulations With CANoe

The RT Rack is an industrial PC with a operating system that is optimized for CANoe simulation. Its modular layout makes it possible to use any of the PCIe cards available from Vector. Cards from third party suppliers, such as I/O cards, can be integrated smoothly as well.


  • High-performance industrial PC with powerful CPU
  • Increase timer accuracies and reduce latency
  • Existing CANoe simulations can be reused without adaptation
  • Flexibility due to modular layout that utilizes ­standard PCIe cards
  • Ideal platform for applications with many channels and real-time requirements
  • CANoe can be installed and pre-configured for you by Vector on request, including channel assignment according to your ordered network interfaces


Photo of RT Rack front side
Front side with operating elements and connections
Photo of RT Rack back side
Back side with flexible connection options for various PCIe cards

Application Areas

On the powerful RT Rack the CANoe simulation is executed with increased performance of the real-time relevant parts. The configuration and evaluation of the simulation, however, is done on workstation computers. Using the RT Rack increases the overall performance of CANoe through this separation and at the same time prevents negative influences from other components, such as graphics system or virus scanner, on latency times and timer accuracies.


Example Configurations

Schematic graphic RT Rack


1 The RT Rack as "CANoe RT Rack" variant is optimized for executing CANoe simulations and CANoe is installed and pre-configured for you. The CANoe simulation is operated in distributed mode.
2 However, the RT Rack can be delivered as "Industrial PC" variant without CANoe installed for use with Vector applications.
3 The RT Rack is also available as "Industrial PC" variant without operating system

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RT Rack (AS246E)
Housing 19“ IPC, ATX
Dimensions 4 HU, dimensions (W x D x H): 480 mm x 445 mm x 176 mm
CPU/Processor Intel XEON E-2176G, 3.7 ~ 4.7 GHz, 12 MB smart cache, 6 cores /12 threads
Mainboard ATX mainboard, Intel C246 chipset, 4x DDR4 dual channel
Expansion slots
SATA RAID 0/1/5/10 (on 6 SATA Ports), 6x SATA 3.0, M.2 (M-Key)
7 available PCIe slots:
  • PCIe (x16):  1x PCIe (x16)  or  2x PCIe (x8)  or  1x PCIe (x8) and 2x PCIe (x4)
  • PCIe (x4):    2x PCIe (x4) 
  • PCIe (x1):    2x PCIe (x1) 
Memory 64 GB, DDR4 ECC
Power supply
400 W industrial power supply
Housing fan
Operating temperature
0...40 °C
Hard drive
512 GB, 2.5“ SATA SSD
Shuttle SATA 3.5“ clip-on frame for 2x 2.5“ SSD
TPM 2.0
External interfaces
Back: 1x VGA, 1x HDMI, 2x DisplayPort, 3x Gbit LAN, 6x USB 3.2, 2x USB 2.0, 1x PS/2, Audio (Line In/Out, Mic In)
Front: 2x USB 2.0
Operating system  variant
"CANoe RT Rack"
Windows 10 IoT (64 Bit) – Vector image "CANoe RT" pre-installed
Operating system  variant
"Industrial PC"
Windows 10 IoT (64 Bit)
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