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    Supermicro X9DRH-7TF and Fusion-IO SX300-6400

    I recently picked up a 6.4TB ioMemory SX300 from one of the deals threads and have it working as a datastore for ESXi 6.7u2. The question is, right now write performance is hindered by it only drawing 25w from the PCIe x8 slot, so how do I safely get 75w to this card? I'm running a GPU in the...
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    Supermicro H11DSi memory bandwidth

    Hello! I have built a machine with 2 AMD Epyc 7282 CPUs on a Supermicro H11DSi board. It has 8 RAM slots per socket. I have 8 sticks of 16GB DDR4-3200 registered ECC memory, that is 4 sticks per socket. The problem I'm having is - when the system is fully assembled multiple benchmarks show...
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    Supermicro X11spa (some general questions)

    Hi. As narrated in other threads, I'm having a bad experience with the Epyc Rome platform. Most likely it is because I got a faulty motherboard, but since I have the chance of returning my Epyc Rome, to avoid further hassle I'm considering to switch to a Xeon scalable platform, since I found a...
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    Supermicro -48V power supply

    Hello everyone, I am currently working on a little backup system for a Supermicro server that has a 1+1 power supply redundancy. I noticed that Supermicro has a -48VDC (for example PWS-654-1R as a counterpart to PWS-704P-1R 230VAC option) power supplies for their servers. Is it possible to...
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    Supermicro ftp site

    Hey guys, am I the only one having troubles accessing SM ftp site? Does it still exist? Wanted to download some IT firmware from but I keep getting this error:
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    Can only PWM 2 Noctua fans at a time on a SM X9DRi-LN4F+ (but they run fine at full speed)

    TLDR: If I plug in 3 Noctua industrial fans for PWM, none will spin up. If I plug in any two of them (or 2 + a rando fan), all will will work fine. I recently got a (new to me) X9DRi-LN4F+ SuperMicro motherboard inside SC846E16 4U chassis. After researching the best way to quiet it, I...
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    SuperMicro 4U CSE-847 36 Bay SAS2 BP X9DRD-EF 2x E5-2620 12 Core 16GB IT Mode

    I have been obsessed with this ebay store. last week i found a 24 bay, and i was about to pay for it just now when i saw they have this 36 Bay SuperMicro 4U CSE-847 36 Bay SAS2 BP X9DRD-EF 2x E5-2620 12 Core 16GB IT Mode | eBay. its perfect for my Plex server! see if any one you could use one.
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    GPU Support X8DTI-F

    Hi All, New to the forum pages here, so I hope I'm putting this in the right place. I currently have an X8DTI-F board with two intel x5660's and about 40 or so GiB of ram running FreeNas. I was looking to add a Tesla K10 for video encoding/plex streaming, but couldn't find support for the...
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    Dual Epyc 7742 and stockfish

    Could Patrick or someone tell me what kind of difference in NPS can I expect when running Stockfish chess engine with 2x Epyc 7742 cpu's in a Supermicro H11DSi-NT motherboard with DDR4-2666 MHz ram or DDR4-3200MHz ram? I read that in an AMD it can be several percent (~5) faster in benchmarks...
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    Supermicro 4U server W 24 Trays UN Raided

    I found this cool supermicro 4u, i'm going to use it to make a Plex server and its on good shape. its only 16GB RAM but DDR3 is cheap now. see if you guys like it. SuperMicro 4U CSE-846 24 Bay SAS2 BP X9DRi-F/2x W/ 2x E5-2620 16GB IT MODE | eBay I found it much cheaper in their website...
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    Hotswap issues

    Hello, I have a 6027R-E1R12L server with Ubuntu 18.04.3 running. It currently has 4 HUH728080ALE600 drives being used as ceph OSDs. I recently bought a couple more HUH721010ALE600 drives which I plugged into the backplane in front. The new drives however aren't being recognized by the running...
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    Supermicro SAS backplate, LSA 2208 and working with ZFS

    Hello and Happy New Year to Everyone, I'm going to put my hands on supermicro hardware to make a virtualization server, and I have a question regarding proper using it for ZFS. So first the hardware: motherboard: X9DRH-7TF Supermicro | Products | Motherboards | Xeon® Boards | X9DRH-7TF it...
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    EU What is my server worth? Supermicro

    Hi, I was wondering how much my 1u supermicro server is worth for selling? CPU: Intel Xeon E5-1660 V4 Tray Motherboard: Supermicro X10SRL-F Case: Supermicro SC116AC-R700WB Ram: 2x 32GB Hynix DDR4 2400MHz ECC + 2x 8GB Hynix DDR4 2400MHz = 80GB Storage: 4 x Samsung 860 EVO 500GB I like to hear...
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    Looking for Non Supermicro Chassis for x9dr3-ln4f+

    As in title has any body fitted one of these to a non Supermicro Chassis? I already have my X10DRX is a Xigmatek Elysium and it has oodles of room but larger sized chassis seem to be increasingly hard to come by. Someone mentioned the Phanteks Enthoo Pro which I know I can get here - I live in...
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    SuperMicro H8DGU-F BIOS password reset

    The Backstory I've been given a used server from work. This is fine, I've 'disposed' of servers, via the proper process, in this manner many times for my home lab. This one looked nice on paper. Dual Opteron 6380 16 core with 128Gb memory. Nice! The problem arose when I went to boot my USB...
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    Supermicro x10 Server Reading Power Consumption in IPMI?

    Hey guys I have a home server with the following specs below and have issues reading the power consumption of this thing: - supermicro SAS833TQ 3U chassis - supermicro x10-DRL-i motherboard - one E5 2630L v3 CPU - 2 x 16gb RDIMMs - 4 Drives Red WD (2 8tb and 2 4tb) - IT mode flashed Dell LSI...
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    How can I connect my external storage?

    I have a Supermicro chassis CSE-217HQ-R1K62MBP (4x servers) with motherboard X9DRT-HF+-NI22. The motherboard has 2x PCI-e slots that are priority Supermicro micro-low profile. The add-on cards they sell seem to be network only, no HBA's. The servers have a backplane with a LSI Logic / Symbios...
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    Request for Guidance on processor choice please

    PS I found a request like this online, I just modified what were my own requirements. I would like to run unraid, but I'm still on the fence, considering freenas. I am currently in the process of choosing parts for my first Unraid build and was hoping to get some advice on the processor. I...
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    controller fan or not??

    i need tu update my case server for homelab. now i have inside - Case: Chenbro SR30169 - Mainboard: Supermicro A1SAi-2750F (Atom avoton) - Controlle Raid: ServerRaid M5014 and i put a fan (40x40) over heat sink. (and i need to modify the case laterally) I would like to update the case with...
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    Can` install Windows Server on H11dsi-nt

    Hi everyone, I`m having some hard time with new build. It`s H11dsi-nt with 7742 cpu`s and can`t install Windows on it. I`ve tried localy, over IPMI, updated latest 2.0b bios and bmc... For some reason when I boot from a (uefi) bootable usb, just get stuck with Supermicro image, tried leaving...