Upgraded Supermicro 4U 24-bay server

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New Member
Sep 16, 2016
Upgrades include:

- dual 6-core CPUs
- a BIOS upgrade (required for newer CPUs)
- a quieter high-efficiency power supply
- all new low-noise case fans
- thinner SATA cables for better air flow
- more memory
- 4 USB 3.0 ports

It has been tested with 24 Hitachi 4TB drives and works great - no problems.

Included are:

- Supermicro 4U rackmount case with 24 hard drive bays
- 1 high efficiency power supply
- 2 x AMD Opteron 2419 6-core CPUs, 12 cores total
- 28GB ECC RAM installed, 14 x 2GB DIMMS, see below
- extra 4GB ECC RAM, 2 x 2GB DIMMS, to run a 32GB system
- 24 empty drive caddies
- 3 x Supermicro AOC-SAT2-MV8 8-port SATA cards
- 6 x SATA ports on the motherboard, 30 SATA ports total
- 2.5" removable drive slot on the back for a boot drive, SSD, or ZFS ZIL drive
- 2 x GB Ethernet network ports
- 2 x USB2 ports (motherboard)
- 4 x USB3 ports (Highpoint card)
- dual-plug power cord
- a bag of screws for attaching hard drives to drive caddies

Upgraded Supermicro 4U server 32GB ECC 12-core 4xUSB3 HE power supply new fans
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New Member
Sep 16, 2016
Yes, I didn't realize there were rules against it. Delete the post if it's inappropriate. -Jim


Build. Break. Fix. Repeat
Feb 15, 2015
Moved to the "Buy Sale Trade" forum.

You can post your own personal items for sell here but people want to buy them direct vs. bidding against others on ebay ;)

Be sure to read the Rules before posting more ads though please :)