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NVIDIA® Virtual GPU Solutions

Supermicro has developed a line of fully configured GPU server solutions to address the rapidly growing Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) market. These solutions include a Supermicro 1U, 2U, FatTwin™, or 4U Tower SuperServer® configured with 2x Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v4/v3 CPUs, up to 3TB ECC DDR4-2400MHz memory in 24 DIMM slots per node, and NVIDIA® Tesla® GPUs based on the Volta, Pascal, and Maxwell architectures which deliver best-in-class virtual desktop experience to users anytime and anywhere.

VDI has become increasingly popular with the broadened availability of mobile broadband, higher bandwidth, more compute power in modern mobile devices, higher display resolutions and a trend of BYOD within enterprises. NVIDIA virtual GPU software runs on NVIDIA® Tesla® GPUs and is based on NVIDIA Volta, NVIDIA Pascal™, and NVIDIA Maxwell™ GPU architectures.

Support, Updates & Maintenance Subscription (SUMS)
NVIDIA Virtual GPU Software
GRID vApps, GRID vPC, Quadro vDWS
Hypervisor
SYS-1029U with GPU
SYS-1029U/6019U
SYS-6029U with GPUs
SYS-2029U/6029U
SYS-1029GQ-TRT
SYS-1029GQ-TRT
NVIDIA GPU – Tesla M10, M60, P4, T4, V100

Key Benefits

  • Best Windows 10 VDI user Experience. E-Book Download
  • Live Migration. Ensure continuous uptime by migrating live, GPU-accelerated VMs, with no impact to the user and no loss of data.
  • Simplified Deployment. Easily understand GPU utilization during the assessment and proof-of-concept phase and ensure an optimized user experience from day one.
  • Multiple Monitor. Support multiple HD displays and up to two 4K-resolution displays to expand your workspace, enhance multi-tasking, and increase productivity.
  • Native-PC Experience. Utilize NVIDIA GRID software with Tesla GPUs to deliver responsive, virtual workspaces that perform like native PCs to every user.
  • Linux OS Applications. Deliver the benefits of like-native performance of VDI environments to software developers and EDA designers that rely on a Linux-based development environment.

NVIDIA Virtual GPU Software Editions

NVIDIA virtual GPU has three different products designed to let you assign the right level of resources to each of your users based on their exact needs.

Feature GRID vApps GRID vPC Quadro vDWS
Use Case Use with Citrix XenApp or other RDSH solutions like VMware Horizon Apps. For virtual desktops delivering standard PC applications, browser, and high definition video. For professional graphics applications mainstream and high-end designers.
Desktop Virtualization   Yes Yes
RDSH App Hosting Yes Yes Yes
RDSH Desktop Hosting Yes Yes Yes
Windows Guest OS Yes Yes Yes
Linux Guest OS   Yes Yes
Maximum Displays 1 Four HD, Two 4K 4
Maximum Resolution 1280x1024 4096x2160 (4K) 4096x2160 (4K)
CUDA & OpenCL Supported No   Yes
GPU Pass-Through & Bare Metal Supported Yes   Yes
Data Sheet GRID vApps Brief GRID vPC Brief Quadro vDWS Brief

NVIDIA Virtual GPU Packaging, Pricing, and Licensing Guide

Licensing Models

Annual License

An annual subscription is active for a fixed period as defined by the terms of the subscription license. To be kept active, the license will need to be renewed at the end of the subscription period. Annual subscription includes software license and SUMS.

Perpetual License

A perpetual license allows for use of the licensed software indefinitely. Users that opt to license using this model are required to subscribe to SUMS for the first year. The SUMS subscription can renewed on a yearly basis after the expiring of the initial subscription.
Purchase is available from Supermicro now! If you are not sure which NVIDIA vGPU product or license to choose? Please contact us now and discover how Supermicro servers with NVIDIA vGPU technology accelerate the most demanding workflows.

NVIDIA Virtual GPU Hardware

NVIDIA virtual GPU (vGPU) software runs on NVIDIA® Tesla® GPUs and is based on NVIDIA Volta, NVIDIA Pascal™, and NVIDIA Maxwell™ GPU architectures. Match your needs with the right GPU below.

  GPU CUDA Cores Memory Size Use Cases DataSheet
Tesla V100 1 NVIDIA Volta GPU 5,120 16 GB HBM2 High-end professional graphics users; includes use for double-precision compute workloads (3D models and design workflows, intensive CAE simulations) V100
Tesla P40 1 NVIDIA Pascal GPU 3,840 24 GB GDDR5 Mid-range to high-end professional graphics users; includes single-precision compute workloads (rendering and creative complex designs); P40
Tesla T4 1 NVIDIA Turing GPU 2,560 16 GB GDDR6 Entry to mid-range professional graphics users including deep learning inference and rendering workloads, RTX-capable, 2 T4s are a suitable upgrade path from a single M60, or upgrade from a single P4 to a single T4 T4
Tesla P4 1 NVIDIA Pascal GPU 2,560 8 GB GDDR5 Entry to mid-range professional graphics users; includes deep learning inference workloads and Pascal features; 2 P4s are a suitable upgrade path from a single M60 P4
Tesla M10 4 NVIDIA Maxwell GPUs 2,560 (640 per GPU) 32 GB GDDR5 (8 GB per GPU) Best density and performance for knowledge worker workloads M10
Tesla M60 2 NVIDIA Maxwell GPUs 4,096 (2,048 per GPU) 16 GB DDR5 (8 GB per GPU) Entry to mid-range professional graphics users; includes support for heterogeneous profiles and larger number of original equipment manufacturer(OEM) server certifications M60

Download the NVIDIA Tesla GPUs for Virtualization Linecard

Resources

NVIDIA vGPU Solution Supported Systems

Up to 4 GPUs in 1U
  • High-performance Computing, Big Data Analytics, Business Intelligence, Research Lab, Astrophysics
  • Dual Socket P (LGA 3647) support: 2nd Gen. Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors; 3 UPI up to 10.4GT/s
  • 12 DIMMs; up to 3TB 3DS ECC DDR4-2933 MHz RDIMM/LRDIMM
  • Supports Intel® Optane™ DCPMM*
  • 2 Hot-swap 2.5" drive bays, 2 Internal 2.5" drive bays
  • 4 PCI-E 3.0 x16 (FHFL), 1 PCI-E x16 (LP), and 1 PCI-E 3.0 x8 (LP) slots
  • 2x 10GBase-T ports via Intel X540, 1 Dedicated IPMI port
  • 1 VGA, 2 COM, 2 USB 3.0 (rear)
  • 9x 4cm heavy duty counter-rotating fans with air shroud
  • 2000W Redundant Titanium Level (96%) Power Supplies

*Contact your Supermicro sales rep for more info.

Up to 4 NVIDIA GPUs in 1U
  • GPU Server, Mission-critical app., enterprise server, oil & gas, financial, 3D rendering, chemistry, HPC
  • Dual Socket P (LGA 3647) support: 2nd Gen. Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors; 3 UPI up to 10.4GT/s
  • 12 DIMMs; up to 3TB 3DS ECC DDR4-2933 MHz RDIMM/LRDIMM
  • Supports Intel® Optane™ DCPMM*
  • 2x Hot-swap 2.5" drive bays, 2 Internal 2.5" drive bays
  • 4 PCI-E 3.0 x16 (FHFL) and 2 PCI-E x16 (LP) slots
  • 2x 10GBase-T ports via Intel X540, 1 Dedicated IPMI port
  • 1 VGA, 2 COM, 2 USB 3.0 (rear)
  • 9x 4cm heavy duty counter-rotating fans with air shroud
  • 2000W Redundant Titanium Level (96%) Power Supplies

*Contact your Supermicro sales rep for more info.

Up to 4 GPUs
  • GPU Server, Mission-critical app., enterprise server, large database, e-business, on-line transaction processing, oil & gas, medical app.
  • Dual Socket P (LGA 3647) support: 2nd Gen. Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors; 3 UPI up to 10.4GT/s
  • 16 DIMMs; up to 4TB 3DS ECC DDR4-2933 MHz RDIMM/LRDIMM
  • Supports Intel® Optane™ DCPMM*
  • 8 Hot-swap 3.5" drive bays (2 SATA3 ports by default)
  • 4 PCI-E 3.0 x16 (double-width), 2 PCI-E 3.0 x16 (single-width), 1 PCI-E x4 (in x8) slots
  • 2x 10GBase-T ports via Intel X550, 1 Dedicated IPMI port
  • 1 VGA, 2 COM, 4 USB 3.0 (front/rear), 2 USB 2.0, 7.1 HD Audio
  • 4 heavy duty fans, 4 exhaust fans, 2 active heat sinks with optimal fan speed control
  • 2200W Redundant Titanium Level (96%) Power Supplies

*Contact your Supermicro sales rep for more info.

10x 2.5" SATA3 or Opt. • 8x SAS3 + 2x NVMe/SATA • Flexible Network Opt.
  • Virtualization, Cloud Computing, High End Enterprise Server
  • Dual Socket P (LGA 3647) support: 2nd Gen. Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors; dual UPI up to 10.4GT/s
  • 24 DIMMs; up to 6TB 3DS ECC DDR4-2933 MHz RDIMM/LRDIMM
  • Supports Intel® Optane™ DCPMM*
  • 10 Hot-swap 2.5" drive bays; 10 SATA3 (2 hybrid ports - 2 NVMe opt.)
  • 2 PCI-E 3.0 x16 (FH, 10.5" L), 2 PCI-E 3.0 x8 (1 LP, 1 LP internal)
  • 2 PCI-E 3.0 x16 (FH, 10.5" L), 1 PCI-E 3.0 x8 (1 LP), 1 PCI-E 3.0 x16 (internal LP) - SYS-1029U-TR25M
  • Networking Options:
    • SYS-1029U-TR4 - 4x 1GbE ports
    • SYS-1029U-TR4T - 4x 10GBase-T ports
    • SYS-1029U-TRT - 2x 10GBase-T ports
    • SYS-1029U-TRTP - 2x 10G SFP+ ports
    • SYS-1029U-TRTP2 - 2x 10G SFP+ ports + 2x 1GbE ports
    • SYS-1029U-TR25M - 2x 25GbE SFP28 ports
  • 1 Dedicated IPMI port, 2 VGA (1 rear, 1 onboard), 1 Serial
  • 5 USB 3.0 (2 rear, 2 front, 1 Type A)
  • 8 heavy duty fans w/ optimal fan speed control
  • 750W Redundant Platinum Level Power Supplies

*Contact your Supermicro sales rep for more info.

4x 3.5" SATA3 • Flexible Network Opt.
  • Virtualization, Cloud Computing, High End Enterprise Server
  • Dual Socket P (LGA 3647) support: 2nd Gen. Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors; dual UPI up to 10.4GT/s
  • 24 DIMMs; up to 6TB 3DS ECC DDR4-2933 MHz RDIMM/LRDIMM
  • Supports Intel® Optane™ DCPMM*
  • 4 Hot-swap 3.5" drive bays
  • 2 PCI-E 3.0 x16 (FH, 10.5" L), 2 PCI-E 3.0 x8 (1 LP, 1 LP internal)
  • 2 PCI-E 3.0 x16 (FH, 10.5" L), 1 PCI-E 3.0 x8 (1 LP), 1 PCI-E 3.0 x16 (internal LP) - SYS-6019U-TR25M
  • Networking Options:
    • SYS-6019U-TR4 - 4x 1GbE ports
    • SYS-6019U-TR4T - 4x 10GBase-T ports
    • SYS-6019U-TRT - 2x 10GBase-T ports
    • SYS-6019U-TRTP - 2x 10G SFP+ ports
    • SYS-6019U-TRTP2 - 2x 10G SFP+ ports + 2x 1GbE ports
    • SYS-6019U-TR25M - 2x 25GbE SFP28 ports
  • 1 Dedicated IPMI port, 2 VGA (1 rear, 1 onboard), 1 Serial
  • 3 USB 3.0 (2 rear, 1 Type A)
  • 8 heavy duty fans w/ optimal fan speed control
  • 750W Redundant Platinum Level Power Supplies

*Contact your Supermicro sales rep for more info.

24x 2.5" Drive Bays • Opt. 20 SAS3 + 4 NVMe/SAS3 • Flexible Network Opt.
  • Virtualization Hosting, Cloud Computing, Data Center
  • Dual Socket P (LGA 3647) support: 2nd Gen. Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors; dual UPI up to 10.4GT/s
  • 24 DIMMs; up to 6TB 3DS ECC DDR4-2933 MHz RDIMM/LRDIMM
  • Supports Intel® Optane™ DCPMM*
  • 24 Hot-swap 2.5" drive bays; 14 SATA (opt. 20 SAS3 + 4 NVMe/SAS3)
  • Expansion Slots:
    • 8 PCI-E Slots: 1 PCI-E 3.0 x16, 6 PCI-E 3.0 x8, 1 Internal PCI-E 3.0 x8
    • 7 PCI-E Slots (SYS-2029U-TR4T): 2 PCI-E 3.0 x16, 5 PCI-E 3.0 x8
  • Networking Options:
    • SYS-2029U-TR4 - 4x 1GbE ports
    • SYS-2029U-TR4T - 4x 10GBase-T ports
    • SYS-2029U-TRT - 2x 10GBase-T ports
    • SYS-2029U-TRTP - 2x 10G SFP+ ports
    • SYS-2029U-TR25M - 2x 25GbE SFP28 ports
  • 1 Dedicated IPMI port, 2 VGA (1 rear, 1 onboard), 1 Serial
  • 3 USB 3.0 (2 rear, 1 Type A)
  • 4 heavy duty 8cm PWM fans
  • 1000W Redundant Titanium Level (96%) Power Supplies

*Contact your Supermicro sales rep for more info.

12x 3.5" SATA3 Opt. 4 NVMe • Flexible Network Opt.
  • Virtualization, Cloud Computing, High End Enterprise Server
  • Dual Socket P (LGA 3647) support: 2nd Gen. Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors; dual UPI up to 10.4GT/s
  • 24 DIMMs; up to 6TB 3DS ECC DDR4-2933 MHz RDIMM/LRDIMM
  • Supports Intel® Optane™ DCPMM*
  • 12 Hot-swap 3.5" drive bays; Optional 8 SAS3 + 4 SAS3/NVMe and 2 Rear Hot-swap 2.5" drive bays
  • Expansion Slots:
    • 8 PCI-E Slots: 1 PCI-E 3.0 x16, 6 PCI-E 3.0 x8, 1 Internal PCI-E 3.0 x8
    • 7 PCI-E Slots (SYS-6029U-TR4T): 2 PCI-E 3.0 x16, 5 PCI-E 3.0 x8
  • Networking Options:
    • SYS-6029U-TR4 - 4x 1GbE ports
    • SYS-6029U-TR4T - 4x 10GBase-T ports
    • SYS-6029U-TRT - 2x 10GBase-T ports
    • SYS-6029U-TRTP - 2x 10G SFP+ ports
    • SYS-6029U-TR25M - 2x 25GbE SFP28 ports
  • 1 Dedicated IPMI port, 2 VGA (1 rear, 1 onboard), 1 Serial
  • 3 USB 3.0 (2 rear, 1 Type A)
  • 4 heavy duty fans w/ optimal fan speed control
  • 1000W Redundant Titanium Level (96%) Power Supplies

*Contact your Supermicro sales rep for more info.

Up to 3 GPU
  • GPU Server, Mission-critical app., enterprise server, oil & gas, financial, 3D rendering, chemistry, HPC
  • Dual Socket R3 (LGA 2011) support: Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4/v3 family; QPI up to 9.6GT/s
  • 4 Hot-swap 2.5" SATA3 HDD Bays
  • 16 DIMM slots; up to 2TB ECC 3DS LRDIMM or RDIMM DDR4-2400MHz
  • 4 PCI-E 3.0 x16 (3 GPU cards opt.) and 1 PCI-E 3.0 x8 slots
  • I/O ports: 2 GbE/10GBase-T (TRT), 1 Video, 1 COM/Serial, 4 USB 3.0 (2 rear, 2 via header), 2 USB 2.0 (2 via header)
  • System management: Built-in Server management tool (IPMI 2.0, KVM/media over LAN) with dedicated LAN port
  • 10 heavy duty fans w/ optimal fan speed control
  • 1600W Redundant Platinum Level Power Supplies
  • GPU Server, Mission-critical app., enterprise server, oil & gas, large database, e-business, on-line transaction processing, medical
  • Dual Socket R3 (LGA 2011) support: Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4/v3 family; QPI up to 9.6GT/s
  • 10 Hot-swap 2.5" SATA3 HDD Bays
  • 16 DIMM slots; up to 2TB ECC 3DS LRDIMM or RDIMM DDR4-2400MHz
  • 4 PCI-E 3.0 x16 (4 GPU cards opt.) and 1 PCI-E 3.0 x8 slots
  • I/O ports: 2 GbE/10GBase-T (TRT, TRHT), 1 Video, 1 COM/Serial, 4 USB 3.0 (2 rear, 2 via header), 2 USB 2.0 (2 via header)
  • System management: Built-in Server management tool (IPMI 2.0, KVM/media over LAN) with dedicated LAN port
  • 5 heavy duty fans w/ optimal fan speed control
  • 2000W Redundant Platinum Level Power Supplies
Thunderbolt Support • Up to 4 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
2 NVMe + 8 SATA3 2.5" (SAS3 opt.) • Flexible Network Opt.
  • Virtualization Hosting, Cloud Computing, Data Center
  • Dual Socket R3 (LGA 2011) support: Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4/v3 family; QPI up to 9.6GT/s
  • 10 Hot-swap 2.5" drive bays; 2 NVMe + 8 SATA3, SAS3 optional
  • 24 DIMM slots; up to 3TB ECC 3DS LRDIMM or RDIMM DDR4-2400
  • 2 PCI-E 3.0 x16 and 2 PCI-E 3.0 x8 slots (1 LP, 1 internal LP)
  • 2x 10G SFP+ (-TNRTP+) / 4x 10GBase-T (-TNR4T+) / 2x 10GBase-T (-TNRT+), 1 Video, 1 COM/Serial, 5 USB 3.0
  • System management: Built-in Server management tool (IPMI 2.0, KVM/media over LAN) with dedicated LAN port
  • 5 heavy duty fans w/ optimal fan speed control
  • 750W Redundant Platinum Level Power Supplies
10x 2.5" SATA3 or Opt. • 8x SAS3 • Flexible Network Opt.
  • Virtualization Hosting, Cloud Computing, Data Center
  • Dual Socket R3 (LGA 2011) support: Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4/v3 family; QPI up to 9.6GT/s
  • 10 Hot-swap 2.5" drive bays; 10 SATA3 or Optional 8 SAS3
  • 24 DIMM slots; up to 3TB ECC 3DS LRDIMM or RDIMM DDR4-2400
  • 2 PCI-E 3.0 x16 and 2 PCI-E 3.0 x8 slots (1 LP, 1 internal LP)
  • 4 GbE (-TR4+) / 4x 10GBase-T (-TR4T+) / 2x 10GBase-T (-TRT+), 1 Video, 1 COM/Serial, 5 USB 3.0
  • System management: Built-in Server management tool (IPMI 2.0, KVM/media over LAN) with dedicated LAN port
  • 4 heavy duty fans w/ optimal fan speed control
  • 750W Redundant Platinum Level Power Supplies
4x 3.5" SATA3 • Flexible Network Opt.
  • Virtualization Hosting, Cloud Computing, Data Center
  • Dual Socket R3 (LGA 2011) support: Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4/v3 family; QPI up to 9.6GT/s
  • 4 Hot-swap 3.5" SATA3 drive bays
  • 24 DIMM slots; up to 3TB ECC 3DS LRDIMM or RDIMM DDR4-2400
  • 2 PCI-E 3.0 x16 and 2 PCI-E 3.0 x8 slots (1 LP, 1 internal LP)
  • 4 GbE (-TR4+) / 4x 10GBase-T (-TR4T+) / 2x 10GBase-T (-TRT+) / 2x 10G SFP+ (-TRTP+), 1 Video, 1 COM/Serial, 5 USB 3.0
  • System management: Built-in Server management tool (IPMI 2.0, KVM/media over LAN) with dedicated LAN port
  • 4 heavy duty fans w/ optimal fan speed control
  • 750W Redundant Platinum Level Power Supplies