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H8SSP-8 (For SuperServers Only)
Supermicro, Inc.

  A+ Products   Motherboards   [ H8SSP-8 ]

• High-End A+ ServerBoard

Key Features
1. Single AMD® Opteron™ Support,
    (Dual Core Ready)
    1000 MHz HyperTransport Link
2. ServerWorks HT2000 / HT1000 Chipset
3. Up to 8GB DDR 400 SDRAM (or)
    Up to 16GB DDR 333 SDRAM (or)
    Up to 16GB DDR 266 SDRAM
4. Dual-port Gigabit ServerWorks HT2000
    LAN/Ethernet Controller
5. 2-Channel Ultra320 SCSI with AIC7902
    and Zero Channel RAID support
6. 1 PCI-Express (x8) OR 64-bit 133MHz
    Full-height / length PCI-X Slot
7. 1 PCI-Express (x8) OR 64-bit 100MHz
    Low-Profile PCI-X Slot
8. ATI RageXL 8MB Graphics & VGA port
9. 1U IPMI 2.0 Support with 3rd LAN

Links & Resources
Tested Memory List
Motherboard Manual
Update Your BIOS
Download the Latest Drivers and Utilities
Product SKUs
  • H8SSP-8 (Standard Retail Pack)
  • H8SSP-8 (Bulk Pack)
Physical Stats
Form Factor
  • Proprietary
  • 16.235" x 11.24" (41.2cm x 28.5cm)
  • Single 940-pin ZIF Sockets
  • Supports a single Dual-Core AMD Opteron™ 200 Series processor(s)
  • 1MB Cache
  • VRM x3
  • ServerWorks HT2000 (1000MHz HyperTransport Link)
  • ServerWorks HT1000
System Memory
Memory Capacity
  • Four 184-pin DIMM sockets support:
  • Up to 8 GB DDR 400 MHz memory OR
  • Up to 16 GB DDR 333 MHz memory OR
  • Up to 16 GB DDR 266 MHz memory
  • Single or Dual (recommended) channel memory support
Memory Type
  • DDR 400/333/266MHz buffered (registered) ECC SDRAM 72-bit, 184-pin gold-plated DIMMs
DIMM Sizes
  • 256 MB, 512 MB, 1GB, 2GB, 4GB**
Memory Voltage
  • 2.5 V only
Error Detection
  • Corrects single-bit errors
  • Detects double-bit errors (using ECC memory)
On-Board Devices
  • 2-Channel Ultra320 SCSI
  • AIC7902 SCSI Controller
  • SCSI ZCR Support
  • 4 SATA Ports using ServerWorks HT1000 controller
  • SATA RAID 0, 1, 10
  • Supports UDMA Mode 5
  • Supports PIO Mode 4
  • Supports ATA/100
  • Adaptec AIC-7902W Controller
  • Dual-Channel Ultra320 SCSI with Host RAID
  • Host RAID 0, 1, 10, JBOD
Zero Channel RAID
  • Support for Zero-Channel RAID with Adaptec 2020S SCSI ZCR Card,
  • ZCR (DAC-0008)
  • (Card not included)
Network Controllers
  • ServerWorks® HT2000 Dual Gigabit Ethernet Controller
  • Supports 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T, RJ45 output
  • ATI Rage XL 8MB PCI Graphics Controller
  • VGA Port
Super I/O
  • NS PC87427
Clock Generator
  • ICS932S801AG
Chassis ( Optimized for H8SSP-8 )
1U Chassis
  • SC816S-(R)400 (OEM Only)
Important Chassis Notes
  • To ensure system stability, a 300W (minimum) ATX power supply
    [8-pin (+12V) and 24-pin are required]
Expansion Slots
PCI-Express / PCI-X
  • 1 Universal (SXB-E) slot for
    • 1 (x8) PCI-E slot
      (Optional with Riser Card) OR
    • 1 64-bit PCI-X 133MHz slot
    • Full-height / Full-length slot
  • 1 Universal (SXB-E) slot for
    • 1 (x8) PCI-E slot
      (Optional with Riser Card) OR
    • 1 64-bit PCI-X 100MHz slot
    • Low-profile slot
  • IPMI 2.0 expansion slot
Input / Output
  • 1 Floppy port; 1.44 MB
  • 2 RJ45 LAN ports
  • FUCI
  • 2 USB Rear Ports
  • 2 USB Internal Headers
  • USB 2.0 Compliant, 1.1 Compatible
Keyboard / Mouse
  • PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports
Serial Ports
  • 1 Fast UART 16550 serial ports
  • 1 Header
System BIOS
  • 8Mb Flash EEPROM with AMI® BIOS
  • SST49LF080A BIOS Chip
BIOS Features
  • Plug and Play (PnP)
  • ACPI 2.0
  • PCI 2.2
  • DMI 2.3
  • BIOS Rescue Hot Keys
  • SMBIOS 2.3
  • USB Keyboard support
  • Optional IPMI (Intelligent Platform Management Interface) 2.0
  • Super Doctor III
  • Watch Dog / NMI
Power Configurations
  • ACPI / API Power Management
  • Wake-On-Ring (WOR) header
  • Wake-On-LAN (WOL) header
  • Power-on mode control for AC power loss recovery
  • Internal/External modem remote ring-on
PC Health Monitoring
  • Monitors CPU Core Voltages, +5V, ±12V, +2.5V Standby, +5V Standby, VBAT.
  • Monitor for HyperTransport voltage 1.2V, memory voltage 2.5V, DDR termination 1.25V
  • Up to 10 fan status
  • Supports System Management Utility
  • Total of up to 5 proprietary fan headers
  • 10 Tachometer monitoring
  • Status monitor for speed control
  • Status monitor for on/off control
  • Low-noise Fan Speed Control
  • Monitoring for CPU and chassis environment
  • CPU Thermal Trip support
  • PC temperature sensing logic
  • CPU / Overheat LED
  • Suspend-state indicator LED
  • +5V Standby alert LED
Other Features
  • Chassis Intrusion Detection
  • Chassis Intrusion Header
  • Passed to meet FCC standard requirement
Retail Pack List
  Part Number Qty Description
H8SSP-8 MBD-H8SSP-8-O 1 H8SSP-8 Motherboard
Manual(s) MNL-H8SSP-8 - Motherboard Manual for H8SSP-8
I/O Cables CBL-0022L
ATX Floppy Cable
ATA 100 IDE LP Cable
Driver Disk CDR-A+SWKS 1 Version 1.0 (or newer) Chipset Driver & Software CD
Retention BKT-0004L
CPU Heat Sink Back Plate
CPU Heat Sink Back Plate

**4GB memory modules not fully tested due to limited availability
Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
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