Nodidn't see but do you plan to sell these?
That's a interesting idea I didn't think of! If I hadn't already finished the one I have, I'd probably consider doing it that way.Also do you make a mount for them on their side so you can fit more of them in a single row?
Bought a PSU from miners, it has a lot of GPU connectors, the connectors have a different keying, but I forced them into the midboard, just making sure that yellow wires are on 12V side and black wires on GND side. M/B draws 300W, so I made sure I used enough independent cables. Works for half a year now.Hi... I am looking for a similar setup. Could you share a pic of your setup with PSU connection?
Any chance you have a pic of the specific PSU and a clearer pic of the orientation of the atx cables on the mid-board. I’m a bit of noob at this, so it’d really be a great help.Bought a PSU from miners, it has a lot of GPU connectors, the connectors have a different keying, but I forced them into the midboard, just making sure that yellow wires are on 12V side and black wires on GND side. M/B draws 300W, so I made sure I used enough independent cables. Works for half a year now.
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This is no surprise, because these ones are not Winterfells, they self-identify as Leopard-DDR3.This looks like the Mid-board from the Quanta F06 Leopard if I’m not mistaken.
No, they're not required for boot. I plugged them all so that 300W is spread among wires.the breakout board came with 6 to 8 (6+2) pin ATX connectors, and I’ve connected only the 8-pin header to the breakout board, but it looks like you have the two 4-pin connecters wired up as well. Are those required? Or is it sufficient to just wire the 8-pin connector?
The motherboard is slow to boot. Also, if the CPU is not supporting DDR3 (most v3's don't), than no chance to boot up.
Won't work.I’ve been using two E5-2620 v3.
DDR4 won't fit in DDR3 slots. You can't install DDR4 memory in this board. And if you use DDR3, the CPU should specifically support it. The list of such CPUs is kept secret by Intel, you can either try yourself or find reports on forums. Most of them are OEM versions not mentioned in Intel's datasheets. I got this list: E5-2678v3, E5-2629v3, E5-2649v3, E5-2669v3, E5-2696v3, E5-2686v3.so I figure that DDR3-1600 would work. Am I incorrect in assuming that?
Okay, that makes sense now. I couldn’t find an official data sheet for the E5-2678 v3 or any cpu that supported DDR3 on Intel ARK for that matter. So I was a bit confused on how this DDR3 motherboard was compatible with V3 CPUs.The list of such CPUs is kept secret by Intel, you can either try yourself or find reports on forums. Most of them are OEM versions not mentioned in Intel's datasheets. I got this list: E5-2678v3, E5-2629v3, E5-2649v3, E5-2669v3, E5-2696v3, E5-2686v3.
I use E5-2678v3 and am impressed by its performance (and price).
It's amazing how you documented your findings. Great to see how BIOS in Serial Console works, so great!So, continuing:
One of the best ways to do fairly precise layout for drilling holes is to just have a printout done, and then centre-punch right through the printout.
Since this is fairly large, I wound up having it printed out at the local staples. $3.29 per page for 24x36" black-and-white prints.
Your every-day printer is *surprisingly * dimensionally accurate.
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I laid out, punched, and drilled all the holes in the baseplate, plus laid-out, drilled + tapped holes in the 1/4" square bars.
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Initial mockup went well, though I needed to order more screws.
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Here's the power supply and one of the bus-bar mating assemblies installed as well. The other bus-bar connector isn't finished yet (the cables for that one were in use until just a little bit before the picture was taken).
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The servers fit nice. They do hang out the end a fair bit, mostly because my rack is 28" deep, while the servers are ~34". I'm OK with this.
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Sled carriers are installed in the rack here. The first set of support hoops don't have a top because I need to be able to angle the servers into the carrier a bit, because my server closet is literally a closet, and I don't have a full 34" from the front of the rack to the wall. It's super right in there.
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Servers both installed and happy!