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SuperMicro 6026T-URF

SuperMicro 6026T-URF

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Overall 10

Good VM Host

Bradford M., Newegg
22 March 2011
  • Summary: You don't actually want to fill all the RAM slots on the motherboard. To maintain 1066/1333MHz speeds with Dual Rank 1.5V DIMMs, you will need to only fill one slot per channel with a Xeon 5500-series (3 per CPU); with the 5600-series, this increases to two per channel (6 per CPU).
  • Pros: Good airflow, keeps CPU's & RAM cool 4 Onboard gigabit NICs + Supermicro AOC-UG-i4 = 8 gigabit NICs! Great for aggregating together for VMs then redundancy for iSCSI with MPIO
  • Cons: Has SATA RAID but it does not come connected. You will need to disconnect the SAS cables from the backplane and use SATA cables to connect the backplane to the SATA ports on the board. However, there is a better but more expensive option: Purchase a good SAS RAID controller with two internal conn...
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