Excerpt: Solid construction, excellent air flow. Very good documentation.My setup: Xeon E5504 (Quad Core 2ghz), 3x 4gb Wintec ECC, 4x WD Caviar Black 32mb cache in RAID ten. Don't make the mistake I did, I got a fan that sounded right, but this motherboard requires a fan that makes use of SCREWS-- Get this...
Excerpt: Program is fantastic out of the box, performs well. -Technical Assistance for ASUS Servers is a Nightmare. Soon after adding a Second Processor and an additional 24GB of RAM, Motherboard fried.
Excerpt: This is a sweet box. Sturdy construction, excellent airflow, and flexible. Running SBS2008 more than two 5620 CPUs, 24 GB RAM, 4 channel PIKE card and two SAS drives in a RAID 1 configuration for a quickly developing tiny enterprise. Fans can be throttled down for use in an workplace setting.
Excerpt: I would initially like to say that ASUS has produced great products for years now. I purchased this barebone along with many other things and it was assembled flawlessly. The structure of this case is awesome. The front loading hot-swap is fantastic and operates just as described.
Excerpt: Incredibly good process. I did two 1T WD Blacks as Process drives in a RAID1, and will chase down the second drive chassis to load the machine with 2T drives for the information volume. Installed SBS 2008 STD devoid of a hitch. The expandability is wonderful.
Excerpt: Good sturdy box. Very expandable. Running 12GB ram and 2 CPUs I did take the assistance of an additional reviewer and bought the Intel CPU fan/heat-sync and identified the method comes with two knock-offs and if you took off the Intel logo, you would not notice a difference.
Excerpt: Good machine, well laid out, a lot of space inside, documentation is ok. No bios update needed for the E5506 processor. Its also on the VMWare ESXi 4.1 HCL. I especially like the integrated IP KVM function. Software program raid only.
Excerpt: 1. Expands to 48 GB, DDR3 ECC Memory2. Can run the Xeon E5620s3. Faster than any HP Full systems I have used4. 4 SATA Drives and fantastic RAID capabilityfive. 2x1 GB Intel 82574L NICs 1. BIOS chip had to be shipped to me to support the Xeon Processortwo.
Excerpt: Excellent server for the dollars. Runs ESXi as a "supported" platform which includes PCI pass-by means of. Runs cool with a single CPU. Supported the E5620 Xeon with no BIOS updates essential. No obvious ones so far.