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ASRock Rack 2U12L6SC-2TS6 Barebones Server Kit Review

By: William Harmon | Servers in IT/Datacenter | Posted: Apr 8, 2014 5:03 pm
TweakTown Rating: 97%Manufacturer: ASRock Rack

Test System Setup

 

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Special thanks to ASRock, SanDisk, and Kingston for their support!

 

The ASRock 2U12L6SC-2TS6 server came to us as a barebones kit. We installed a pair of Intel E5-2697 V2 CPUs, 64GB of Kingston CL11 RAM, Dynatron R14 heat sinks, and a SanDisk X210 SSD for our OS drive. To install OS and drivers, we just connected a DVD drive to a spare SATA port and removed it when that was finished. You can create a bootable USB drive and use the USB ports on the motherboard for this.

 

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This is the CPUz screen showing the various stats of the Xeon E5-2697 V2 CPUs. These CPUs are 12 cores each, and with two CPUs, that gives us 24 cores and 48 threads on this server.

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