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Supermicro X10DRi-T (Intel C612) Server Motherboard Review

Supermicro X10DRi-T (Intel C612) Server Motherboard Review
The new X10DRi-T server motherboard fits many different platforms that Supermicro has to offer. It is your primary go-to board for your server needs.
By William Harmon from Oct 29, 2014 @ 9:02 CDT
TweakTown Rating: 95%Manufacturer: Supermicro





The Supermicro X10DRi-T motherboard comes in as a direct upgrade to the X9DR3/i-F SKU line. The X9DR3/i-F is a high-volume motherboard for Supermicro, so we expect the X10DRi-T will also be high-volume. As a general-purpose server motherboard, this kit fits into a typical Supermicro 4U tower case for workstations, or it can be installed in 2U and 3U server cases for storage and other applications.


The Supermicro X10DRi-T motherboard comes in two different versions, the X10DRi and X10DRi-T. The X10DRi is has network options (Intel i350 Dual port GbE LAN). And the X10DRi-T adds advanced network options (Intel X540 Dual port 10GBase-T).


Both the X10DRi and X10DRi-T support dual Intel E5-2600 v3 processors (Socket R3) based on new Intel Microarchitecture 22nm process technology. These features deliver high system performance, and power efficiency. These motherboards also feature the PCH C612, which supports Hybrid-clock, Intel's Node Manager 3.0, Intel Management Engine, and new DDR4 with speeds up to 2133MHz.


The key features of the X10DRi-T server motherboard are:


  • Dual HSW EP E5-2600 v3 (Socket R3 up to 145W), QPI up to 9.6GT/s
  • Intel C612 chipset
  • 16 DIMM, 1TB Reg. ECC DDR4 up to 2133 MHz
  • Three PCIe 3.0 x16, Three PCIe 3.0 x8
  • Dual Intel X540 Dual port 10GBase-T network
  • Ten SATA3, eleven USB Ports (six USB 3.0)
  • 12" x 13" E-ATX Form Factor


This motherboard can handle up to 145W processors, which allows it to run the E5-2699 v3 (18 core) CPUs. Ten SATA ports are very common on the new platforms, so you should have no issues with storage options.



PRICING: You can find the Supermicro X10DRi-T for sale below. The prices listed are valid at the time of writing, but can change at any time. Click the link to see the very latest pricing for the best deal.


United States: The Supermicro X10DRi-T retails for $550.17 at Amazon.

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