Today we look at a mini-ITX motherboard from Supermicro that is designed for gamers and enthusiasts alike. Supermicro's naming scheme might seem a bit confusing, but we have seen Supermicro change their new boards to use the new C9 moniker, which was traditionally reserved for higher-end models capable of supporting the new Core i9 series of CPUs.
One company that has long been engineering motherboards for high core-count and high power consumption scenarios is Supermicro. This respected server vendor has also been manufacturing consumer motherboards since Intel’s Z87 generation (2013).
Supermicro X11DAC Workstation and Server Motherboard Review Supermicro X11DAC Workstation and Server Motherboard Review
Today we have another dual socket Intel Xeon Scalable workstation motherboard in the lab, this time the Supermicro X11DAC. For those professionals that need the power and RAM capacity of a dual socket platform, this is an excellent platform.
With the Intel Xeon E-2100 launch today, Supermicro announced a trio of motherboards for the new Intel C246 platform today in the X11SCA line. Each has a different set of features with the Supermicro X11SCA-W, adding wireless capabilities over the X11SCA.