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SuperMicro X8DT3-LN4F
6.0* out of 10

SuperMicro X8DT3-LN4F

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Overall 8
8.0

Great Board, very good expansion possibilities

Anonymous, Newegg
15 January 2011
  • Summary: System config: 2x Xeon E5620 (cooled with the INtel stanard BXSTS100A Aluminum HSF) 24GB RAM (soon to be 48) 16 TB of disk in the server mounted in a Lian-Li PC-A70F case Powered by a ThermalTake 850watt PSU (which runs cold with this gear) And soon will have a nice Nvidia or ATI Gfx card to support...
  • Pros: I bought this rig as a virtualization host. I deploy virtualization as part of my profession and wanted to stand up a MS Hyper-V R2 host to run environments I need to lab out for other parts of my job. (and really... from seeing VMware and Hyper-V side by side and deploying both for many years......
  • Cons: Not many issues, it does exactly as it says it will, and is able to scale way above my entry level E5620's that are in it. Only problem I have (and is the only reason I am giving 4 instead of 5) is that the onboard Intel SATA seems to have issues on my board. I get HD resets, and crashes of parti...
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Overall 4
4.0

RMA'd

Jeffrey H., Newegg
12 August 2010
  • Summary: I know Super generally makes great stuff, so i'll probably go with another.
  • Pros: Lots of great features on board.
  • Cons: Never got it to boot from anything. It POST's fine, but hangs after POST if anything else is plugged in. I tried everything i could (using 15yrs of PC building) I finally contacted support, they were responsive and they had a few options, but none of the them worked. I was using an Xeon E5520, an...
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Overall 2
2.0

DO not buy for VMWare

Anonymous, Newegg
10 August 2010
  • Pros: I haven't found anything I like about this board unless you are bored and want to waste your time.
  • Cons: The SAS/SATA RAID are S/W and are not even detected with VMWare. If you want a Windows box it is detected. Have not validated performance but looks like it may be a Hyper-V box unless I can return it.
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