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    Gigabyte MA10-ST0 server board features a 16-core Intel Atom CPU

    Sports the unannounced Intel Atom C3958 SoC: 2.0Ghz, 16 cores, 16MB L2 cache, 31W TDP.
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    Re: Gigabyte MA10-ST0 server board features a 16-core Intel Atom CPU

    Now that seems like an interesting board. 16 cores and 32gb flash on board means just memory and a few other peripherals to get up and running
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    Re: Gigabyte MA10-ST0 server board features a 16-core Intel Atom CPU

    Atom is still going stronk!


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    Re: Gigabyte MA10-ST0 server board features a 16-core Intel Atom CPU

    Hmmm, 16 cores/2.0GHz @ 31W TDP? I wonder what clock you'd get on an 8C/16T Ryzen @ 31W....



    spoiler - it's roughly 2.0GHz, based on cTDP for 32 core EPYC

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    Re: Gigabyte MA10-ST0 server board features a 16-core Intel Atom CPU

    Two 10GbE SFP+ cages and 4 SAS connectors, ooh that's going to cost

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    Re: Gigabyte MA10-ST0 server board features a 16-core Intel Atom CPU

    Holy sweet jesus and spank my adams...

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    Re: Gigabyte MA10-ST0 server board features a 16-core Intel Atom CPU

    Yes that seems like an very interesting board but it dose have some downside
    1: Share 2 port SAS with PCIe 8x so it will only useful as a files server
    2: 32gb flash is good enough for linux server you may as well forget windows server even wil successful installation it you have little to room.
    3: Yes agree 10GBE SFP that's going to cost you, The average or proconsumer will not need this kind of setup there better off with just Link Aggregation / Port Teaming.
    4: No pricing on the board

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    Re: Gigabyte MA10-ST0 server board features a 16-core Intel Atom CPU

    I'm going to guess at a price of at least £5-600 for the board, given that current C2000 series 8-core boards cost around £400.

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    Re: Gigabyte MA10-ST0 server board features a 16-core Intel Atom CPU

    Quote Originally Posted by SHSPVR View Post
    Yes that seems like an very interesting board but it dose have some downside
    1: Share 2 port SAS with PCIe 8x so it will only useful as a files server
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    3: Yes agree 10GBE SFP that's going to cost you, The average or proconsumer will not need this kind of setup there better off with just Link Aggregation / Port Teaming.
    It literally says what it's designed for on the 3rd line xD

    ..."offers a whole new level of performance efficiency in the cold storage and enterprise network space"

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    Re: Gigabyte MA10-ST0 server board features a 16-core Intel Atom CPU

    These are the latest Atom,so ST performance seems around Core2 level which is not too shabby.


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    Re: Gigabyte MA10-ST0 server board features a 16-core Intel Atom CPU

    Freenas build? Just need a suitable case, with 8 / 12 3.5" swappable drive bays... suggestions?

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    Re: Gigabyte MA10-ST0 server board features a 16-core Intel Atom CPU

    Quote Originally Posted by tonyd2233 View Post
    Freenas build? Just need a suitable case, with 8 / 12 3.5" swappable drive bays... suggestions?
    Budget might be useful??


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    Re: Gigabyte MA10-ST0 server board features a 16-core Intel Atom CPU

    Quote Originally Posted by Tabbykatze View Post
    ..."offers a whole new level of performance efficiency in the cold storage and enterprise network space"
    Your right it dose offers a whole new level of better performance over the last one, Maybe a small, miid size business space but not an enterprise network space.

    Quote Originally Posted by tonyd2233 View Post
    Freenas build? Just need a suitable case, with 8 / 12 3.5" swappable drive bays... suggestions?
    Sound good just bad that it has Share 2 port SAS with PCIe 8x as a PCIe 4port expansion chassis would be a wonderful add-on with some Hauppauge WinTV-quadHD tuners

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    Re: Gigabyte MA10-ST0 server board features a 16-core Intel Atom CPU

    That Intel still won't come clean about the severe issues with the Atom C2000 series:
    https://routerjockey.com/2017/02/07/...isco-products/
    I would be very weary about buying anything expensive or critical with an Intel Atom.
    From the reports, Intel seem to be trying to bury the whole C2000 issue.

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    Re: Gigabyte MA10-ST0 server board features a 16-core Intel Atom CPU

    Nice to see SFP+ on motherboards, hopefully this will filter down to consumer motherboards soon.

    SFP+ direct attach = win

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    Re: Gigabyte MA10-ST0 server board features a 16-core Intel Atom CPU

    http://www.u-nas.com/xcart/product.p...t=0&featured=Y

    Sorry, you're right about case budget, but the U-Nas cases while expensive, seem to do what I need - relatively quiet, more than 4 bays (I have the Microserver), upgradeable mobo, included PSU... I've found a cheaper case, like a Fractal Define, only works if you never have to touch it again...

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