It appears you have not yet registered with our community. To register please click here...

 
Go Back [M] > Madshrimps > WebNews
Supermicro Announces Quad-Opteron 1U Motherboard Supermicro Announces Quad-Opteron 1U Motherboard
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Supermicro Announces Quad-Opteron 1U Motherboard
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 11th March 2006, 19:34   #1
Madshrimp
 
jmke's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: 7090/Belgium
Posts: 78,771
jmke has disabled reputation
Icon17 Supermicro Announces Quad-Opteron 1U Motherboard

Supermicro has crammed about as much processing power as possible into a 1U x86 box by delivering a four-socket Opteron-based system.

Customers can purchase a the H8QC8+ quad server board that holds up to four of AMD's dual-core 800 Series chips and supports a 1GHz Hypertransport link. Samples of the system have already started shipping and volume shipments should occur in the next few weeks. The board - without CPUs - starts at $1,300, while a server system without CPUs will start at $2,200. Check the board out here.


This is an OEM-only product, which is probably good because it's not for the faint of hear. Supermicro demands a 1,000 watt power supply to get this bad boy humming.

We're guessing that most customers will slot the 55 watt versions of Opteron (860, 865 and 870 HE) in this server. Supermicro also sells a 4U version of the box.

A Supermicro source rushed to claim some of the glory tied to rumors that Google has become a large Opteron shop.

"There's some truth to the rumors" about Supermicro supplying gear to Google, the source said. "It was happy days around here."

The source, however, declined to say how many systems Supermicro has shipped to Google.

Supermicro continues to hide its Opteron-based gear. You won't find any mention of the boxes on Supermicro's homepage or product page. It's an all Xeon affair.To dig deep on the Opteron front, you need to head here. A-plus, ya'll.

The four-socket 1U system would be impossible to build with today's Xeon chips. Supermicro has delivered a real workhorse, and we'll be curious to see the demand for such hardware. This should woo a few in the HPC market.
__________________
jmke is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Supermicro X7DWA-N Motherboard Review jmke WebNews 0 6th August 2008 09:25
Abit AB9 Quad GT P965 Crossfire Motherboard jmke WebNews 0 20th May 2007 22:16
DFI announces their NF680i based motherboard - Best Intel OC board? jmke WebNews 0 26th April 2007 15:38
AMD Opteron 2200-series Works in Quad FX Motherboards jmke WebNews 0 3rd February 2007 13:02
Intel newest Quad Xeon MP versus HP DL585 Quad Opteron jmke WebNews 0 13th November 2006 08:35
Gigabyte GA-8N-SLI Quad Royal Motherboard jmke WebNews 0 16th May 2006 00:22
Arima Dual AMD Opteron SW300 & SW310 + Quad AMD Opteron SW500 Sidney WebNews 0 31st May 2005 17:29
IWILL H8502 8-Way AMD Opteron motherboard dual-core ready! Sidney WebNews 0 26th May 2005 17:17
HP announces four-way Opteron system jmke WebNews 2 25th April 2004 20:30
Gigabyte Announces Integrated Video Athlon 64 and dual Opteron motherboad jmke WebNews 0 17th April 2004 14:21

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 04:44.


Powered by vBulletin® - Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO