Supermicro Announces Availability of 8-Core Xeon MP SuperServers

93%+ Energy-efficient 4-Way 1U, 2U & 4U SuperServers, Breakthrough Performance, new 8-Core Intel(R) Xeon(R) Processor 7500 Series

Super Micro Computer, Inc., a leader in application-optimized, high-performance
server solutions, today announced availability of the industry’s first line of
8-core, 4-way Xeon servers. Supermicro’s 8016B-6F, 8016B-TF, 8026B-6RF,
8026B-TRF, 8046B-6RF and 8046B-TRF SuperServers optimized for the 8-Core Intel
Xeon processor 7500 series feature up to 256GB memory, incredible 93%+ energy
efficiency, and robust enterprise virtualization performance.

"With Supermicro’s industry-leading, 93%+ high-efficiency Server Building
Block Solutions, we are able to deliver exceptional value to customers looking
for consolidation and virtualization," asserts Charles
Liang, president and CEO of Supermicro.  "Our 1U, 2U and 4U SuperServers
optimized for the new Intel Xeon 7500 (Nehalem EX) processors provide compelling
solutions for the dense rack segment. These servers can significantly boost
both virtualization and overall performance compared to the previous generations
having the same power envelope."

"The Intel Xeon Processor 7500 series is delivering unprecedented new
levels of performance and platform scalability," said Kirk
Skaugen, Vice President and General Manager of Intel’s Data Center Group.
"Supermicro’s SuperServer line takes advantage of these new capabilities and
offers customers 4-way server solutions well-suited for a variety of demanding
enterprise and high performance computing applications."

Based on Supermicro’s X8QB6-F and X8QBE-F serverboards, the 8016B-6F/TF,
8026B-6RF/TRF, 8046B-6RF and 8046B-TRF SuperServers all support up to 256GB of
registered ECC DDR3 memory via 32 DIMM slots. Great for virtualization, this
large memory capacity boosts performance for a wide range of applications.
Leveraging Supermicro’s superior engineering and server design technology, the
SuperServer 8016B-6F is an extremely high-density solution particularly
optimized for high performance computing cluster (HPCC) applications.

With 93%+ Gold-level power supply efficiency and optimal cooling designs,
these energy-efficient servers deliver breakthrough performance-per-watt.  The
performance boosting features of Supermicro’s new 4-way systems also include up
to four PCI-E Gen 2.0 slots, 90%+ power efficient VRMs, and onboard 6Gb/s SAS
(SAS 2.0) controller with hardware RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10 and 60 support comes
standard on the 8016B-6F, 8026B-6RF and 8046B-6RF servers. These new platforms
also offer onboard IPMI 2.0 with media and KVM-over-LAN support for optimal
remote management.

Supermicro offers 4-way SuperServers that support the full range of Xeon 7500
processor SKUs.  From performance optimized 130-watt to high-density
rack-optimized 95-watt SKUs, customers now have many choices to select the
server that is best for their requirements.

Supermicro Server Building Block Solutions offer exceptional flexibility and
feature advantages.  For more information on these new Supermicro 4-way server
solutions, please go to In addition to these servers,
a Supermicro 8-way 5U solution with 128 DIMMs is coming in Q2 for database
customers and other back-end applications.


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