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8.9 out of 10

SuperMicro X9SCL

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Reviews and Problems with SuperMicro X9SCL

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Overall 10
10

This has been a great board

John R., Newegg
18 December 2013
  • Summary: -I don't like the cheapo Nuvoton/Matrox video chip. I would prefer Intel for this.
  • Pros: .
  • Cons: -bios is a little clunky.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

jason a., Newegg
31 October 2013
  • Summary: another annoying issue is the thermal sensor alarm threshold its. the alarm constantly goes off for no reason as the system is not overheating. ive had this issue on multiple supermicro boards.
  • Pros: i love these boards they are very reliable i havent had one die yet
  • Cons: 3 eggs due to minor issues. boards fw lacks major refinement. the onboard video chip at least on mine is not the Nuvoton WPCM150GA0BX as stated its a matroxg200w and the video performance is horrible but its not an issue for me.
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Overall 10
10

Excellent value, rock solid & fast!

Richard B., Newegg
23 September 2013
  • Pros: Inexpensive, extremely stable & very fast. Those that are having trouble should carefully read the specs on the web site. They are clear & concise.
  • Cons: Not exactly a con, it was a little tricky to find & configure the right PCI-X slot for my RAID controller. A few attempts of trial & error and I was there.
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Overall 10
10

Supports Ivy Bridge out of the box

David S., Newegg
4 August 2013
  • Pros: The version of the board I received supported my Ivy Bridge CPU out of the box. Still, it's not a bad idea to keep a Sandy Bridge CPU around just in case you get one with older BIOS.
  • Cons: The placement of the power headers does not jive with several Supermicro cases. I had to purchase a 12" extension to fit in my Supermicro case. You'd think their engineering departments would talk to each other from time to time.
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Overall 10
10

Stable board

Anonymous, Newegg
28 May 2013
  • Pros: Have built about 10 servers using this board, and never had an issue. Everything works as expected.
  • Cons: Would be nice if fan control would work with 3-pin fans, but this is documented so can't knock it an egg.
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Overall 10
10

Good Board have several

ERIC T., Newegg
27 March 2013
  • Pros: Good Little board. For those who have memory issues, try reading the DETAILS page right on this site! It clearly lists what memory you need to use. (duh!)
  • Cons: People that don't know what they are doing giving this bad reviews.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Board

Steven C., Newegg
15 March 2012
  • Pros: Good feature set for a server board, comes with 6 SATA connectors (one for each sata port). Doesn't seem like a big deal, but i've purchased boards that only came with 1/2 (despite having more sata ports on the board). SATA connectors are all in one location on-board, they also all use the same RAID controller.
  • Cons: The case lights/switches connector section is poorly placed, I ended up with the wires for my case extending precariously close to my RAM. Nothing a little cable re-routing didn't fix, though. -1 Egg because it does not support SATA 3.0 or USB 3.0 on board. I'm a bit new to server boards, but it seems like most of the cost was for the ability to use ECC RAM, still seems steep.
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Overall 10
10

Works great

Jared R., Newegg
11 January 2012
  • Pros: Used this upgrade a backup server that could not keep up with the load. Paired it with a
  • Cons: No cons, good value
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Overall 10
10

Great Board Fast w/ Good IO

Nathaniel K., Newegg
10 August 2011
  • Pros: Great board with a big improvement over the Lynnfield in disk IO. We run these with LSI 9260 RAID cards and couldn't be happier IO improvements. Also, no problems running Windows or Linux. Though we needed get the latest NIC Drivers from the Intel site and compile them for our CentOS builds.
  • Cons: Seems like they are hard to get.
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Overall 6
6.0

NIC not recognied in linux

Kenneth O., Newegg
11 May 2011
  • Pros: Everything works as expected except... (see cons)
  • Cons: The primary NIC works, however linux (CentOS) does not recognize the second NIC for some reason, which sucks as we had planned on doing backups of the server on our private network, instead of using the public network.
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