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Supermicro X12SPA-TF 64L

Motherboard

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The Supermicro X12SPA-TF 64L is a high-end workstation motherboard for Intel's Xeon W 3300 processor line. The primary focus of this processor series, and this motherboard, is to support a wide range of PCI-Express cards - but without needing to use PLX chips. This allows for a full four PCI-E x16 slots without the risk of stability issues that sometimes accompany PCI-E switches, although one of the slots shares lanes with M.2 drive connectors. This particular line of Xeons also offers eight-channel memory, allowing this board to support up to sixteen memory modules and 1TB of ECC RAM.

In addition to the massive number of PCI-Express slots, this motherboard also features a rare networking configuration: both 1Gb and 10Gb Ethernet ports, plus a third Ethernet for remote management. A lot of other connectivity is included as well: two USB 2.0, four USB 3.2 Gen 1, and two USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports (one of which is Type C) are present on the back panel, along with analog and digital audio plugs. Internally, eight SATA 6Gbps ports are available for drives along with a four M.2 connectors for high-speed NVMe drives - but using any of those does disable the last PCI-E x16 slot, as they share the same lanes.
Model: Supermicro X12SPA-TF

Specifications:
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Socket  4189
CPU Compatibility  Ice Lake-64L
Form Factor  EATX
Chipset Manufacturer  Intel
Chipset  C621A
Network Connectivity  10G + Gigabit Networking
Network Controller  Marvell AQC113, Intel I210-AT, Realtek RTL8211F PHY (dedicated IPMI)
Audio Controller  Onboard Realtek ALC 888S HD Audio
Cooling System  Heatsink
Color  Black
Memory Support
Type  DDR4 ECC Registered
Maximum Speed  3200 MHz
Number of Slots  16
Maximum Size per Slot  128 GB
Maximum Amount Supported  2048 GB
Onboard Video
Chipset Manufacturer  ASpeed
Processor Type  AST2500
Maximum Resolution  1920x1200
VGA  1
External Connections
USB 2.0  2
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (USB 3.0)  4
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (USB 3.1)  1
USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 Type C  1
Audio Out  Surround Sound (7.1)
Audio In  Line-In/Microphone
S/PDIF  Optical
LAN (RJ45)  2
Mgmt LAN (RJ45)  1
Serial (COM) Port  1
Internal Connections
USB 2.0  1 (providing 2 ports)
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (USB 3.0)  1
USB 3.2 Type C  1
SATA III 6.0Gbps  8
M.2 Connector  4
M.2 Support  4x 60-110mm NVMe (Gen4)
Serial (Com)  1
TPM (module sold separately)  1
Compatible TPM  Supermicro AOM-TPM-9670H-S-O
SATA Controllers
SATA III 6.0Gbps Controller 1  Intel C621A
Expansion Slots
Slot 1  PCI Express 4.0 x16
Slot 2  PCI Express 4.0 x8 in a x16 size
Slot 3  PCI Express 4.0 x16
Slot 4  PCI Express 4.0 x8 in a x16 size
Slot 5  PCI Express 4.0 x16
Slot 6  PCI Express 4.0 x8 in a x16 size
Slot 7  PCI Express 4.0 x16
Additional Information
SLI Compatible  No
Crossfire Compatible  No
RAID Support  0,1,5,10
Bluetooth  No
Integrated IO Shield  No
Remote Management  Onboard
BIOS Features
UEFI BIOS  No
EZ Flash  No
OC Profiles  No
Dimensions
Height  305 mm (12.0 in)
Width  330 mm (13.0 in)
Net Weight  2.5 kg (5.5 lbs)


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