New Xeon E boards support 3 PCI slots

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Re: New Xeon E boards support 3 PCI slots

Post by valis » Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:50 am

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Wed Jul 18, 2018 6:21 am
Nice.
6 Cores @ 3.8 and 3 x Scope Pro Cards..
Guys who held onto the old birds just got new legs.
You got it! Updated my above post with the 5V support info to include pricing options.

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Re: New Xeon E boards support 3 PCI slots

Post by dawman » Thu Jul 19, 2018 3:07 pm

I think I want one just for the C246s ability to run i7s.
Let us know what you find out.
That board could sit in a 1U no sweat..

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Re: New Xeon E boards support 3 PCI slots

Post by dawman » Thu Jul 19, 2018 3:17 pm

dante wrote:
Sun Jul 15, 2018 5:55 am
dawman wrote:
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Dante.
Supermicro 246 with the E-2186G is pretty damn fierce.

https://www.supermicro.com/CDS_Image/up ... _front.jpg

You can buy a server already made from Supermicro with the CPU and parts.
Its a tiny ass 1U but looks sweet.
Cool but I want to run the 3 PCI cards as well as the XITE-1D. I know theres such a thing as risers, but will 2 lunas and a Pulsar fit in 1U?

Actually a 2U ATX Chassis can House 3 x full length PCI Cards. There are 1Us with 2 x horizontal slots too.

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Re: New Xeon E boards support 3 PCI slots

Post by fraz » Sun Jul 22, 2018 3:48 pm

Hi,

Looks like a good board! - But won't be cheap! - Is that XEON chip a Xeon version of the 8700 K? - OK, it'll support ECC RAM but apart from that it's very similar to the 8700 K? - The Xeon will cost over 100 more - and the motherboard maybe more expensive than most others (it may be very good though).

Personally I've spent enough on motherboards after adding some Z97 that I was happy to get hold of with 4790 K processors. Any further CPU power can be in the form of VEP slaves if needed.

For once I can say, I'm out!!! - I've got enough boards with PCI slots, I made sure of it!!! - All regular consumer boards like AsRock, MSI, Gigabyte.

I managed to get MSI Z170A Gaming M3 and Gigabyte H170 D3HP - All with 3 PCI slots on and 7700 K

After having viewed god knows how many motherboards I'm actually fed up of it - !!!

The industrial style board being discussed here may have more durability than a regular board? - Anyhow, good luck getting the boards you need

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Re: New Xeon E boards support 3 PCI slots

Post by dante » Sun Jul 22, 2018 6:24 pm

dawman wrote:
Thu Jul 19, 2018 3:17 pm
dante wrote:
Sun Jul 15, 2018 5:55 am
dawman wrote:
Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:07 pm
Dante.
Supermicro 246 with the E-2186G is pretty damn fierce.

https://www.supermicro.com/CDS_Image/up ... _front.jpg

You can buy a server already made from Supermicro with the CPU and parts.
Its a tiny ass 1U but looks sweet.
Cool but I want to run the 3 PCI cards as well as the XITE-1D. I know theres such a thing as risers, but will 2 lunas and a Pulsar fit in 1U?

Actually a 2U ATX Chassis can House 3 x full length PCI Cards. There are 1Us with 2 x horizontal slots too.
Sounds good - I might go for a 2U - currently I got 4U so a savings of 2U in my rack.

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Re: New Xeon E boards support 3 PCI slots

Post by dawman » Sun Jul 22, 2018 7:24 pm

dante wrote:
Sun Jul 22, 2018 6:24 pm
dawman wrote:
Thu Jul 19, 2018 3:17 pm
dante wrote:
Sun Jul 15, 2018 5:55 am


Cool but I want to run the 3 PCI cards as well as the XITE-1D. I know theres such a thing as risers, but will 2 lunas and a Pulsar fit in 1U?

Actually a 2U ATX Chassis can House 3 x full length PCI Cards. There are 1Us with 2 x horizontal slots too.
Sounds good - I might go for a 2U - currently I got 4U so a savings of 2U in my rack.

Gotsta have racks....
There’s a great short profile Water Cooler for servers by Dynatron called the L3.
It’s for 1U but uses the same barrel shaped fans Supermicro has in their racks.
Might be better if you plan on OC’ing your CPU.

Also for your PCI Cards there is the Dynatron Cross Blower.
It cools an NVMe M.2 in my spare 1U.
Pretty sweet little item.
7EDC09EE-68FB-4F91-8DC1-476C7B92230C.jpeg
Upper left corner is the cross blower. Could help on triple PCIs.
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Re: New Xeon E boards support 3 PCI slots

Post by dawman » Fri Jul 27, 2018 6:29 am

As a person who feasts on Corporate greed backfiring, I’m here to exclaim how pleased I am about AMDs market value notching up.
At the same time Intel is dropping.
The new i7-9000 Series chips offer nothing new.
But expect new Xeon Es to be cheaper than the review sites claim
I’d buy Xeons in November.

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Re: New Xeon E boards support 3 PCI slots

Post by valis » Sat Jul 28, 2018 2:52 pm

And give me a non-Threadripper AM4 board with industrial build, 3 PCI slots and solid bandwidth for our platform and that can be front page build news here too. If only =]

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