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Supermicro® Solutions with Thunderbolt™ Support

Supermicro SuperServers and motherboards support Thunderbolt™ Technology.

Benefits

  • Thunderbolt™ is the fastest, most versatile connection to your PC with transfer speeds up to 20Gbps
  • Thunderbolt simultaneously supports high-resolution displays and high-performance data devices through a single compact port
  • Thunderbolt expands computing capability via a simple daisy-chain connection of up to six devices
  • Compatible with a variety of display technologies, including DisplayPort, DVI, HDMI, and VGA using Mini DisplayPort adapters

Usage

  • Transfer an HD movie in less than 30 seconds
  • Backup a year's worth of continuous mp3 playback in just over 10min
  • Sync and back up all your movies, TV shows, music, and photos at blazingly fast speeds
  • Edit and view video while simultaneously backing up your content over a single cable connection

Installation

 [ Manual ]
Supermicro Qualified Thunderbolt™ Add-on Card
  • AOC-TBT-DSL5320 is the qualified Thunderbolt AOC that will work with Supermicro motherboards
  • Plug Thunderbolt add-on card into PCIe 2.0 x4 slot from PCH
  • Connect one end of GPIO cable to GPIO header JTBT1 on the motherboard and other end to the GPIO header on AOC-TBT-DSL5320
  • Connect GPU card display output into the DisplayPort input connector on the Thunderbolt card
  • Connect the Thunderbolt port on the AOC to the Thunderbolt device
  • User may daisy chain up to 6 devices and a legacy monitor (legacy monitor must be at the end of the daisy chain); user can daisy chain one additional monitor if legacy monitor is DP 1.2; TBT devices can be connected after TBT monitor in the daisy chain

Specifications

Form Factor Single slot (3.71" length x 2.99" height) with full height bracket
Chipset DSL5320 Thunderbolt 2 controller (Falcon Ridge)
Thunderbolt Connector 1
DisplayPort Connector 1
DisplayPort Revision 1.2
PCIe Connection PCIe 2.0 x4 from PCH PCIe slot
GPIO Connector Needs GPIO cable to TBT GPIO header on MB
(Supported on X10DAi/C/X, X10DAL and X10DRG-Q)
Thunderbolt Bandwidth 20 Gbps
TBT AIC Power Consumption 4.1W max

For more information, contact your Supermicro sales representatives to find out more about Supermicro products with Thunderbolt support.

Product Brief

Thunderbolt Support • Up to 5 GPUs • 7.1 HD Audio
  • GPU Server, Mission-critical app., enterprise server, large database, e-business, on-line transaction processing, oil & gas, medical app.
  • Dual Socket R3 (LGA 2011) support: Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4/v3 family; QPI up to 9.6GT/s
  • 8 Hot-swap 3.5" SATA HDD Bays, 3 peripheral 5.25" drive bays, 1 fixed 3.5" drive bay
  • 16 DIMM slots; up to 2TB ECC 3DS LRDIMM or RDIMM DDR4-2400MHz
  • 4 PCI-E 3.0 x16 (4 GPU cards opt.), 2 PCI-E 3.0 x8 (1 in x16), and 1 PCI-E 2.0 x4 (in x8) slot
  • 2 GbE, 1 Video, 2 COM/Serial, 5 USB 3.0, 4 USB 2.0, 7.1 HD Audio, Thunderbolt Support
  • System management: Built-in Server management tool (IPMI 2.0, KVM/media over LAN) with dedicated LAN port
  • 4 PWM Middle cooling fans and 2 PWM rear exhaust fans
  • 2000W Redundant Titanium Level Power Supplies
Thunderbolt Support • Up to 3 GPUs • 7.1 HD Audio
  • 4U Whisper Quiet Workstation for Virtualization and Multi Tasking
  • Dual Socket R3 support: Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4/v3 family; QPI up to 9.6GT/s
  • 8x 3.5" Hot-swap drive bays
  • 16 DIMM slots; up to 2TB ECC 3DS LRDIMM or RDIMM DDR4-2400MHz
  • 3 PCI-E 3.0 x16, 2 PCI-E 3.0 x8, and 1 PCI-E 2.0 x4 (in x8) slot supports Thunderbolt 2.0 AIC
  • I/O ports: 2 GbE, 1 Video, 2 COM/Serial, 2 USB 3.0 (rear), 4 USB 2.0, 7.1 HD Audio
  • 2x 2800 RPM cooling fans and 1x 2700 RPM fan
  • 1200W Platinum Level Power Supply
Thunderbolt Support • Up to 3 GPUs • 7.1 HD Audio
  • Mid-Tower Mainstream Whisper Quiet Workstation
  • Dual Socket R3 support: Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4/v3 family; QPI up to 9.6GT/s
  • 4x 3.5" internal drive bays, 2x 5.25" drive bays, and 1x 3.5" internal fixed drive bay
  • 16 DIMM slots; up to 2TB ECC 3DS LRDIMM or RDIMM DDR4-2400MHz
  • 3 PCI-E 3.0 x16, 2 PCI-E 3.0 x8, and 1 PCI-E 2.0 x4 (in x8) slot supports Thunderbolt 2.0 AIC
  • I/O ports: 2 GbE, 1 Video, 2 COM/Serial, 6 USB 3.0, 4 USB 2.0, 1 Type A, 7.1 HD Audio
  • 1 Super-quiet PWM rear fan
  • 900W Gold Level Power Supply
GPU
  • Dual Socket P (LGA 3647): Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors
  • Intel® C621 chipset
  • 16 DIMMs, up to 2TB 3DS ECC LRDIMM, up to DDR4-2666MHz
  • 6 PCI-E 3.0 x16, 1 PCI-E 3.0 x4 (in x8 slot)
  • 2x 10GBase-T LAN ports via Intel® X550
  • IPMI 2.0 and KVM with dedicated LAN
  • 10 SATA3 (6Gbps) ports via C621
  • 7.1 HD Audio header, TPM 2.0 Header, 2 COM ports (1 rear, 1 header)
  • 5 USB 3.0 (2 rear, 2 via header, 1 Type A), 4 USB 2.0 ports (2 rear, 2 via header)
  • 2 SuperDOM (Disk on Module) ports
  • Form factor: Proprietary, 15.12" x 13.2"
  • Dual Socket R3 (LGA 2011) support: Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4/v3 family; QPI up to 9.6GT/s
  • Intel® C612 Express chipset
  • 16 DIMM slots; up to 2TB ECC 3DS LRDIMM or RDIMM DDR4-2400MHz
  • 3 PCI-E 3.0 x16, 2 PCI-E 3.0 x8, 1 PCI-E 2.0 x4 (in x8) slots
  • Intel® i210 Dual port Gigabit Ethernet
  • 10 SATA3 (6Gbps) ports via C612
  • 6 USB 3.0 ports (4 rear + 2 via header) + 1 Type A
  • 4 USB 2.0 ports (2 rear + 2 via header)
  • 2 SuperDOM (Disk on Module) ports
  • RealTek ALC889 7.1 HD 8 Channel Audio w/ S/PDIF header
  • Form factor: E-ATX, 12" x 13"
  • Dual Socket R3 (LGA 2011) support: Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4/v3 family; QPI up to 9.6GT/s
  • Intel® C612 Express chipset
  • 16 DIMM slots; up to 2TB ECC 3DS LRDIMM or RDIMM DDR4-2400MHz
  • 3 PCI-E 3.0 x16, 2 PCI-E 3.0 x8, 1 PCI-E 2.0 x4 (in x8) slots
  • Intel® i210 Dual port Gigabit Ethernet
  • 8 SAS3 (12Gbps) ports via Broadcom 3008; SW RAID 0, 1, 10
  • 10 SATA3 (6Gbps) ports via C612
  • 6 USB 3.0 ports (4 rear + 2 via header) + 1 Type A
  • 4 USB 2.0 ports (2 rear + 2 via header)
  • 2 SuperDOM (Disk on Module) ports
  • RealTek ALC889 7.1 HD 8 Channel Audio w/ S/PDIF header
  • Form factor: E-ATX, 12" x 13"
  • Dual Socket R3 (LGA 2011) support: Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4/v3 family; QPI up to 9.6GT/s
  • Intel® C612 Express chipset
  • 16 DIMM slots; up to 2TB ECC 3DS LRDIMM or RDIMM DDR4-2400MHz
  • 3 PCI-E 3.0 x16, 2 PCI-E 3.0 x8, 1 PCI-E 2.0 x4 (in x8) slots
  • Intel® i210 Dual port Gigabit Ethernet
  • 10 SATA3 (6Gbps) ports via C612
  • 6 USB 3.0 ports (4 rear + 2 via header) + 1 Type A
  • 4 USB 2.0 ports (2 rear + 2 via header)
  • 2 SuperDOM (Disk on Module) ports
  • RealTek ALC889 7.1 HD 8 Channel Audio w/ S/PDIF header
  • Form factor: E-ATX, 12" x 13"
  • Dual Socket R3 (LGA 2011) support: Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4/v3 family; QPI up to 9.6GT/s
  • Intel® C612 Express chipset
  • 16 DIMM slots; up to 2TB ECC 3DS LRDIMM or RDIMM DDR4-2400MHz
  • 4 PCI-E 3.0 x16, 1 PCI-E 3.0 x8 (in x16), 1 PCI-E 3.0 x8 and 1 PCI-E 2.0 x4 (in x8) slots
  • Intel® i350 Dual port Gigabit Ethernet
  • IPMI 2.0 and KVM with dedicated LAN
  • 10 SATA3 (6Gbps) ports via C612
  • 4 USB 3.0 ports (2 rear + 2 via header) + 1 Type A
  • 4 USB 2.0 ports (2 rear + 2 via header)
  • 2 SuperDOM (Disk on Module) ports
  • HD Audio (via header)
  • Form factor: Proprietary WIO, 15.2" x 13.2"
  • Intel® Xeon® processor E3-1200 v3 family, Intel® 4th Gen Core i7/i5/i3 processor (formerly codenamed Haswell); Socket H3 (LGA 1150)
  • Intel® C226 PCH Express Chipset
  • Up to 32GB DDR3 1600MHz ECC/non-ECC UDIMMs in 4 sockets
  • 8 SATA3 (6Gbps): 6 via PCH (RAID 0,1,10,5), 2 via ASM1061
  • 3 PCI-E 3.0 x16, 3 PCI-E 2.0 x1 (in x4) slots
  • Audio: RealTek ALC1150 High Definition Audio
  • 8 USB 3.0 (4 rear, 4 via headers)
  • 6 USB 2.0 (2 rear, 4 via headers)
  • Dual GbE LAN ports (1 via Intel® i217LM + 1 via Intel® i210AT)
  • SATA DOM power connector support; TPM 1.2 header
  • Form factor: ATX, 12" x 9.6"