Castor series motherboard offers compelling performance and improved power efficiency, optimized for efficient performance platforms (storage, security and communications infracstructure).
By implementing 45nm Intel Xeon 5500 platform architecture with MAX I/O technology, Castor series motherboard delivers unmatched performance and capability to maximize all available I/O bandwidth, pushing the boundaries of Gen 2 PCI Express. In a 2U space Castor can support up to 9 x PCIe X4 Gen 2 slots.
Featured with groundbreaking technologies like Intel QuickPath Interconnect architecture, SMT and Turbo mode, and DDR3 memory technology, Castor series motherboard enables next generation server solutions with superb performance density.
- Supports two(2) Quad-Core or Dual-Core Intel Xeon processors 5500/5600 series for significantly increased server performance and improved power efficiency
- 5 - 7 years of product life cycle (Based on chipset roadmap)
- Baseboard Management Controller (BMC)
- IPMI 2.0 spec
- iKVM, Media redirection, SMASH support
- KCS (keyboard controller style), IOL (IPMI over LAN), SOL (Serial over LAN) inteface
- Temp, Voltage and Fan speed monitoring
- Smart fan speed control
- System identity, Fan fail alarm, System status alarm LED
- Remote power ON/OFF/RESET
- RMCP+, SNMP, DHCP in IOL support
- AES-128 encryption in RMCP+
- Max I/O native PCI Express switch to support 36 lanes of Gen 2 PCIe
- Rackmount Technology Extension (RTX) form factor utilizes full internal chassis height for optimum I/O configurations
- Dual power connector locations to minimize power harness lengths in dual-MB systems
Please see datasheet for more detail
Dimension: mm : 431.8 x 160 inches : 17 x 6.3
Processor: Supports Dual LGA1366 sockets to support Dual-Core/Quad-Core/6-core. Dual LGA1366 sockets to support Dual-Core/Quad-Core/6-core.
Memory: Twelve(12) DIMM slots support up to 192 GB of DDR3 800/1066/1333 MHz Registered ECC memory.
Expansion: 2 PCIe Gold-Fingers provide 28 lanes of Gen2 PCIe (can be converted into various combination of slots to support full-length, full-height expansion cards). 1 Gen2 PCIe slot
Weight (lbs): 3.00