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GIGABYTE ramps up the server game with a new board

GIGABYTE pushes its 384 cores 2U server to the public, powered by Cavium ThunderX ARMv8 processors
By: Chris Smith | Motherboards News | Posted: Jun 1, 2015 2:59 am

Computex 2015 - The MT70-HD0 is certainly a server board to behold - featuring dual socket ARM support and coupled with an associated 2U rack mount, the H270-T70.




This new release is based on the Cavium ThunderX ARMv8 processor and are designed to utilize the full power of Cavium's 48 core ARMv8 2.5GHz ThunderX chip.


The half-width MT70-HD0 motherboard is designed for this 48 core beast, with GIGABYTE's recent press release showing off the sheer amount of processing power on offer by explaining that "each server node combines up to 96 cores with up to 1TB of high speed 2400MHz DDR4 memory, two 40Gb/s LAN ports directly controlled by the SoC processors.


GIGABYTE explains that this low TDP SoC combined with high-end RAM will ensure the best networking possible.

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