Supermicro announced the C9X299-PGF and C9X299-RPGF system cards, designed for construction of powerful desktops, based on the Intel architecture. Both products belong to the ATX class and have the following dimensions: 305 × 244 mm.
The novelties’ specifications are nearly the same. Both of them are built on the Intel X299 system logic set. Intel Core X-Series LGA2066 processing units can be installed. Customers may utilize up to 128 GB of the DDR4-2666 RAM, presented in the shape of 8 modules.
These boards have four PCI-Express 3.0 x16 slots for discrete graphics accelerators and one PCI-Express 3.0 x1 interface for an expansion card. Drives are to be linked to six standard Serial ATA 3.0 ports and М.2 connectors (for SSD modules).
The Supermicro specialties also feature 5 Gigabit Ethernet (Aquantia AQC108), Gigabit Ethernet (Intel I210-AT) network controllers, as well as two jacks for network cables, one USB 3.1 Type-C, two USB 3.0, three USB 3.1 Type-A ports …