After unveiling their GFX servers based on Marvell ARM Cortex A9 SoC at Computex 2012, Mitac announced their new 7-Star server at Computex 2013. This new server is based on Applied Micro X-Gene SoC featuring ARMv8 architecture, and is one of the first, if not the first, 64-Bit ARM server ever.
- 18x Front-loaded Computing Blades in 4U (176mm x 440mm x 650mm)
- Server Blade Spec
- SSI uModule v1.0 complaint
- (1) ARMv8 compliant 64-bit SoC /blade
- (2) DDR3 DIMM slots, and (2) 2.5” SATA 3.0 HDD support
- (1) 10G SFP+ and (1) GbE port
- IPMI V2.0 compliant
- Pass-through Ethernet Module
- Chassis Management
- Hot-swap FAN and (2+1) RPSU support
It will be available by the end of the year. That’s about all I know for now, but more information should eventually come up on Mitac 7-Star page.
Via PC Perspective.
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