For those interested in Xeon E5 V1/V2 Dual CPU low cost motherboards, this looks like an attractive offer.
ASUS Motherboard Z9PR-D12 Intel LGA 2011 Socket with 1U Heatsink. US $79.99. > 10 Available.
ASUS Motherboard Z9PR-D12 Intel LGA 2011 Socket with 1U Heatsink | eBay
I think the it might be fair to assume the bidders who paid an average of £2.5k for the Supermicro ICE Servers knew exactly what they were and probably had a use for them.
I took a quick look and I think the Grass Valley Ice Playout Servers are based on this platform, but I may be wrong...
Arista QSFP-40G-UNIV Transceiver.
I too have some interest in these modules for use with a Mellanox SX6036 VPI switches.
Details from @BeTePe as above
Here is a good video description of their use.
I did not know where best to post this, so I put it here at the top of the forum’s lists.
Be careful when buying used Intel Scalable possessors – they may have been installed like this.
Use this installation method at your own risk - A processor may have been intentionally...
Just an update, I ordered 2 of the X11SSL-F motherboards.
They arrived, next-day UPS.
They are X11SSL-F Rev 1.01 Boards with BIOS V2.2 - Current is V2.4
They arrived with IO Shields and one SATA cable.
They are very clean and appear almost brand new. The IPMI logs show 6 events in...
I had to do this recently.
You might find this helpful.
Firmware for ConnectX®-2 IB/VPI
I hope this helps
Most server motherboards operate from a Single 12v Supply Rail.
If you are choosing an ATX PSU, make sure it has just a Single 12v Supply Rail.
For Dual-CPU supermicro boards the BeQuite PowerZone series works well for me.
I have several Supermicro and Asus Dual-CPU...
I am somewhat unfamiliar with the Brocade ICX switches and recently obtained an FCX-648E to explore and learn.
I have upgraded it to the latest firmware and applied the relevant Advantage licences. Now I have a fully operational switch with the 4x10G ports all active.
I am struggling...