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Supermicro SuperServer 5017C-MTRF Barebone System - 1U Rack-mountable - Intel C2

Supermicro SuperServer 5017C-MTRF Barebone System - 1U Rack-mountable - Intel C2
alaAverage 3.4

3 reviews

Nov, 2014

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On average, users rate this product 67/100.

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IPMI and 32 GB RAM are working OK.

I bought 2 servers for low power consumption in the Datacenter (<1 amp). Unfortunately, both servers have issues

1. Intel 82574L driver has issues with MSI-X interrupts, dropping connections (google it to find problem description and resolution). Had to recompile and install the Intel driver under Linux. Still, it's not a reliable NIC interface as it still...

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Old BIOS version


Comes with an old version BIOS, so no go for Ivy Bridge right out the box. Now have to buy i3 ($170) just for flashing to newer version of BIOS (v2). I wish SuperMicro included BIOS version somewhere on the box so NewEgg could put it in description...

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Nice case


PSU consumes more than a tenth of an amp when the server is OFF. The manual says a slim dvd drive can be installed but I could not tell where it would go, nor did i see any cables for one. For this price it would be nice if it came with a slim...

Setup is a snap. Hot-swap power supplies

Power supplies could be more efficient. SATA cables are not long enough to reach an installed RAID card (depending on where the ports are located). Expensive