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SUPERMICRO COMPUTER SUPERMICRO COMPUTER 4U RM/TWR BB5000P BLKFRD XEO

SUPERMICRO COMPUTER SUPERMICRO COMPUTER  4U RM/TWR BB5000P BLKFRD XEO
alaAverage 4.4

3 reviews

Aug, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the design, but there are some less positive views about the value for money.

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On average, users rate this product 87/100.

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Solid & well made but noisy

 

I've put together plenty of PC's but never a server so be aware that I'm no expert. The installation was certainly no harder than a desktop system. Even though there's 7 fans inside I do think they could probably be quieter if swapped for more...

Solid (heavy!) case with neat cabling and powerful airflow system. Hot plug HD installation a breeze, DVD drive required a few screws but pretty good. Fanless, copper heat sinks are awesome ; Used it to assemble a Dual CPU Xeon E5410 with 16GB RAM [2x...

Pretty darn noisy. Standard Intel heat sink and fan will not fit beneath the 'air shroud' which funnels air from the front of the case to the back across the CPU/RAM but then this isn't how it's intended to be used anyway - that's why it comes with...

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Needs 80pin SCSI drive, not 68pin

 

all scsi drives go into the hotswap bays, which require an 80pin interface...specs here says 68pin, but if you buy 68pin it won't work

excellent server...have deployed dozens of these

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SUPERMICRO 7045B-TB 4U Rackmountable / Tower Barebone Server Intel 5000P Dual LGA 771 Dual Intel Xeon 1333/1066/667 MHz FSB

 

The RAID 5 not working under Linux was a disappointment. Ordered a new 3ware 9550SX-8 to get this box into production.

Beautiful case, good design, plenty of fans, nice SATA enclosure

Onboard SATA only handles 6 of the 8 bays, Raid 5 NOT supported under Linux, only accepts buffered ram (not mentioned in specs), and all of the power cables in the front of the case are tightly zip tied, which requires careful cutting in order to...

Product Specifications

Superior design and uncompromising quality control enabled Supermicro to offer high-end products with unsurpassable performance to the market. With this unbeatable track record, Supermicro has earned a reputation as a manufacturing leader in the industry. Supermicro strives to build long-term relationships with customers by providing them with outstanding engineering innovations, quality, availability, and reliability in today's mission-critical fast-paced e-world.

Audio Output

Type: None

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Tower
Front Accessible Bays Qty:3
Hot-Swap Bays Qty:6/8
Manufacturer Form Factor:Tower
Server Storage Bays:Hot-swap
Server Swappable Drive Interface:SATA/SATA/SAS/SCSI

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Tower
Front Accessible Bays Qty:3
Hot-Swap Bays Qty:6/8
Manufacturer Form Factor:Tower
Server Storage Bays:Hot-swap
Server Swappable Drive Interface:SATA/SATA/SAS/SCSI

Dimensions & Weight

Depth:25.5in
Height:17.1in/17.8in/7in
Width:17.2in/7in

Display (Projector)

Type:None.

Header

Compatibility:PC
Manufacturer:Super Micro Computer
Model:7045B-3/7045B-8R+/7045B-T/7045B-TB
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Supermicro SuperServer

Mainboard

Chipset Type:Intel 5000P
Data Bus Speed:1333MHz

Miscellaneous

Color:Beige/Black

Modem

Type: None

Networking

Data Link Protocol:Ethernet / Fast Ethernet / Gigabit Ethernet
Type:Network adapter

Optical Storage

Type: None

Power Device

Power Redundancy: Yes

Processor

64-bit Computing: Yes
Max Supported Qty:2
Server Scalability:2-way
Type:No CPU
Upgradability:Upgradable

RAM

Installed Size:0MB
Max Supported Size:32GB/64GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Storage Controller

RAID Level:RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10/RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5

Storage Controller (2nd)

RAID Level:RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10
Type:IDE/RAID

Storage Floppy Drive

Type:3.5" 1.44 MB floppy/3.5" 1.44 MB floppy / 3.5 1.44 MB floppy

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None

System

Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:0GB
Type:Server

Video Memory

Installed Size:16MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI ES1000
Interface Type:PCI
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