With Intel lately asserting its Xeon-W1200 collection product stack for W480, ASRock’s server arm, ASRock Rack, has lifted the lid on one its micro-ATX mannequin based mostly on the W480. The ASRock Rack W480D4U has help for ECC DDR4 UDIMMs, with two PCIe 3.zero x4 M.2 slots, and eight SATA ports, and can also be one of many first W480 boards to be introduced.
That is the primary in an anticipated vary of W480 chipset fashions Whereas the complete specs listing hasn’t been unveiled but, ASRock Rack has lifted the lid on a few of the particulars, together with options and knowledge on the chosen controllers used.
The ASRock Rack W480D4U is a mslo has help for Intel’s Optane reminiscence modules and Intel Speedy Storage Expertise. The transposed socket is for server fashion airflow, nonetheless attributable to compatibility with common micro-ATX mountings it can also sit inside a normal tower chassis. It additionally options an Aspeed AST2500 BMC controller which manages the boards IPMI distant administration capabilities, with USB 3.2 G2 and HDMI video output connectivity.
ASRock Rack hasn’t unveiled any of the finer particulars together with energy supply, or particular rear panel connectivity, nor has it revealed any data with regard to pricing and availability.