So am not the only one looking at this...With the trend of the W-21XX and W-22XX CPUs also dropping, I might skip buying more v4s despite the prices now.
From a bird's eye view, single core performance is better and so to is power consumption. You also get more pcie lanes and rdimm and lrdimms...
Should consider getting a server MB. The supermicro brand is well respected amongst the FreeNAS community.
I would also suggest that IPMI is a must for headless management (almost all server grade MBs have them with various licensing options). If your using the GPU just to hook up a monitor for...
Recently tested 11.2U1 through 12 Beta 2.
Not only is it much more stable as a VM on esxi (no buggy pass through issues with a nvme and network card) but performance is great.
Up time of over a week and absolutely no issues.
Also, API key management is very nice and integrates well with the...
Running 6 in mirrored zfs pool as a NFS share for esxi VMs. Have 99% endurance left after 2+ years of 24/7 homelab use and no issues. Only thing to note is that they run a little hot, so be sure to have adequate cooling.
For the price some of us got them at during the 2018 OWC fire sale, they...
Your gonna have to power off and short CMOS jumpers for a couple minutes and not just remove CMOS battery to reset CMOS.
You should also validate the CPU, memory and PSU on another system to eliminate point of failure.
Are you able to power on? If not you could contact email@example.com...
VMware guidance aside, I use these settings for an esxi 7.0 Windows 2019 Server VM: FAQ Entry | Online Support | Support - Super Micro Computer, Inc.
I get on par or better passmark scores.
However, I've never been able to get similar scores on a Windows 10 Pro VM.
I'm on a X10SRW-F Supermicro MB with latest bios and ipmi. MB hangs at postcode B4 when I insert an ISO through virtual media. However, if I eject the virtual media, it boots fine. Any ideas?