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Supermicro SYS-6015B-UB Server

Supermicro SYS-6015B-UB Server
alaScore 86

30 reviews

Mar, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 reviews of Supermicro SYS-6015B-UB Server. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. People are impressed by the size and design. The reliability and price also get good views. Many are critical about the usability.

price, reliability, design, size


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Supermicro SYS-6015B-UB Server is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 7 user reviews of Supermicro SYS-6015B-UB Server from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Desktops on Reviewers are impressed by the reliability. The price is also mentioned favorably.

price, reliability

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Supermicro SuperServer Atom D525 1U Rackmount Server Barebone System, Black SYS-5015A-EHF-D525

Mar, 2015

Consumer review by: NightMare1 (

Great pfsense Rig


Works great as a low power server. Heat may be an issue, but I don't know for sure as I have it in a air conditioned room.

Low power, stable, 1U form factor


Jun, 2014

Consumer review by: N/A (

Do not buy the Bundle!


Good little system for basic services

I bought the bundle with this chassis. a Samsung SSD and 4 GB of memory. I assumed this configuration had been verified however when I received it I got 1 4GB RAM chip. I installed it and just recieved a long beep. After reviewing the Supermicro...

Jun, 2014

Consumer review by: deltaend (

Great Little Firewall/Server


Don't forget that it needs this part in order to mount hard drives: Depending upon your deployment, it may also need a fan to blow on the drives and/or CPU. You will likely end up gluing...

Light, small, Linux compatible RAID, IPMI

It's touchy with memory, so if you turn it on and it screeches at you, just try different memory and you should be OK. Getting the Adaptec RAID to work with Linux is slightly less intuitive than you might think simply because it actually shows the RAID...

Apr, 2014

Consumer review by: CyberMage (

Great little server


I really love Supermicro 1U servers and this one has all the great features you expect from them.

Dual CPU, redundant power supply, lots of memory, comes with heatsinks, works with Ubuntu server

Stupid Supermicro management tool that takes a separate DHCP address even if you don't want it

Apr, 2014

Consumer review by: greenguy (

supermicro rackmount router


price good, work great with pfsense v2 as router for business solution with vlan, vpn

no easy fixations for ssd hard drive need to use glue tape to fix it good Inside would be great to have a cradle for ard drive both 2.5 inch and 3.5 inch

Dec, 2013

Consumer review by: N/A (

Great little server


Using it for a gateway into a private network and also a teamspeak3 server. Runs pfSense with no problems along with software raid 1 using dual 2.5 WD disks.

Low power needs ; Can support multiple disks ; Rack mount ; Chassis comes with everything expect ram and disk(s)


Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: N/A (

Really nice server


Supermicro makes reliable servers and this units is rock solid too. I never had power failures and some units have never been rebooted in 2 years, still working good.

This is the 5th one I buy ; I use them with FreeNAS or pfSense and I'll try pbxinaflash with the next one ; Runs cool and quiet, not power hungry and ipmi is a nice feature. No more kvm or screen attached to manage it ; Depth is really short so I can...

May be there should be holes for 2 HDD 2,5" instead of just one 3.5". I did the holes myself on 2 units

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: CyberMage (

Love it!


I own a ton of SuperMicro 1U servers and I love them, but this particular model has got to be my favorite, supporting fast CPU's, lots of memory and dual power supplies. Some recent SuperMicro I've purchased had issues with Ubuntu installs detecting...

Dual hotswap power supplies, USB in front, lots of space for RAM, much quieter than similar servers. Ubuntu 12.04 server boots in less than 4 seconds on this box with an M4 SSD (after the POST is done.)

Installed DDR3 1600 RAM, but the motherboard only recognized it as 1066 on "auto." I had to modify the BIOS to force it to the 1600 speed RAM setting. Did a full memory test afterwards and passed with flying colors

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: vsc (

Wrong Item


Now I'm waiting for my server to be shipped overnight to fulfill the contract with my client. I will update the review when I got the right item.

None so far

I received a big subwoofer RW-12D instead of the server, obviously I will not be able to install my system ; I talked to newegg and they are going to research if they have wrong codes in the warehouse "humm", well the box has another Newegg Shipping...

Nov, 2012

Consumer review by: N/A (

Great Micro Biz Server


Nics are server class. IPMI for under $400. That's wow. Low voltage itx server motherboard. Now that's eco friendly and easy to rack. Comes with all rack hardware too. Enterprise dual NIC and out of band management at this price ; Installed ESXi 3.5...

Fanless ventilation is a joke. 95C for CPU. Kill it, land fill, buy another. Evil. Some guy said he taped the front and sides, did the same and now hovering around 53C in the rack. Bought the SSD adapter which could have been drilled holes instead. All...

Oct, 2012

Product Specifications

Designed for optimal performance, the SuperServer 6015 series support the maximum frequency quad-core Xeon and dual-core Xeon sequence processors in a high-density 1U form-factor. With best-in-class memory architecture supporting up to 16 FBDIMM modules, four hot-swappable SAS/SCSI/SATA drives, universal expansion slots, and the latest intelligent management options, the 6015 SuperServers are ideal for network infrastructure, front-end enterprise, and minimal-downtime cluster server systems. PRODUCT FEATURES: Dual Intel 64-bit Xeon Quad-Core or Dual-Core, with 667 / 1066 / 1333 MHz FSB; Up to 32GB DDR2 667 & 533 SDRAM Fully Buffered DIMM (FB-DIMM); Left Slot (Full-height / Full-length): 2 (x8) PCI-Express; Right Slot (Low-Profile): 1 64-bit 133MHz PCI-X or 1 (x8) PCI-Express; Intel (ESB2/Gilgal) 82563EB Dual-port Gigabit Ethernet Controller; 4 x 1" Hot-swap SAS Drive Bays, for Customizable Storage; 560W High-efficiency Power Supply.

Audio Output

Type: None

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Rack-mountable
Front Accessible Bays Qty:1/2
Hot-Swap Bays Qty:2/3/4
Internal Bays Qty:1/2/3
Manufacturer Form Factor:Rack-mountable
Server Storage Bays:Hot-swap
Server Swappable Drive Interface:SATA/SATA/SAS/SCSI

Cabinet (Chassis)

Form Factor:Rack-mountable
Front Accessible Bays Qty:1/2
Hot-Swap Bays Qty:2/3/4
Internal Bays Qty:1/2/3
Manufacturer Form Factor:Rack-mountable
Server Storage Bays:Hot-swap
Server Swappable Drive Interface:SATA/SATA/SAS/SCSI

Dimensions & Weight


Display (Projector)



Manufacturer:Super Micro Computer
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Supermicro SuperServer


Chipset Type:Intel 3000/Intel 5000P/Intel 5000V/Intel 5400
Data Bus Speed:1066MHz/1333MHz/1600MHz




Type: None


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

Optical Storage

Read Speed:24x/24x (CD) / 8x (DVD)

Power Device

Power Redundancy: Yes


64-bit Computing: Yes
Max Supported Qty:1/2
Server Scalability:1-way/2-way
Type:No CPU


Installed Size:0MB
Max Supported Size:16GB/32GB/64GB/8GB
Technology:DDR2 SDRAM

Service & Support

Type:3 years warranty

Storage Controller

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

Storage Controller (2nd)


Storage Floppy Drive

Type:3.5" 1.44 MB floppy/3.5" 1.44 MB floppy / 3.5 1.44 MB floppy/None

Storage Hard Drive (2nd)

Type: None

Storage Removable

Type: None


Hard Drive(-s) Total Capacity:0GB

Video Memory

Installed Size:16MB/32MB

Video Output

Graphics Processor / Vendor:ATI ES1000/XGI Volari Z7
Interface Type:PCI/PCI Express