A6

A6

Features & Benefits

The A6 server board offers the latest Xeon® Scalable Processors technology solutions with compelling performance and provides premium power efficiency, which is optimized for efficient performance platforms (storage, security and communications infrastructure)

By implementing Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors, fully integrated microarchitecture supports up to 2 x 24 lanes, 1 x16 lanes, 6 slimlinex8 of PCIe Gen4 and one OCP 3.0 PCIE Gen4, providing eight channels per CPU with total 32 DIMM slots deployment which can support up to DDR4 3200/2933MHz, A6 server board can meet both cost efficiency and performance requirement for lots of applications.

Featured with groundbreaking technologies including Intel® Next Generation Microarchitecture and Instruction Set (AVX-512, VMD), Speed Shift Technology, UPI link speeds up to 11.2GT/s, the A6 server board enables next-generation server solutions with an incredible leap in performance.

A6

Features:
• Supports 3rd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors for highest server performance and improved power efficiency
• Supports 32 DDR4 DIMM slots for maximum memory performance
• Supports 2 x 24 lanes, 1 x16 lanes, 6 x slimline x8, 1 x OCP 3.0 of PCIe Gen4
• Onboard Baseboard Management Controller for system management and IPMI control
• Embedded components for 5+ year of product life cycle
• Rackmount Technology Extension (RTX) form factor utilizes full internal chassis volume for optimum I/O configurations

System
Dimensions :
• mm : 482.6 x 431.8
• inches : 19 x 17
Processor Support:
3rd Gen Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors (Ice lake CPU)
CPU TDP : 270W
Socket Type : Socket P+ (LGA-4189)
System Memory:
• 8 x memory channels per CPU(1DPC)
• 32 x DIMM slots support:
DDR4 3200/2933MHz RDIMM/LRDIMM
- up to 64GB RDIMM
- up to 128GB LRDIMM
- up to 256GB RDIMM/LRDIMM 3DS
• Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory (Barlow Pass) support
Expansion Slots:
• CPU0:
1 x PCIe Gen4 x24 slots
1 x OCP V3.0 (PCIe Gen4 x16)
3 x Slimline x8 (PCIe Gen4)

• CPU1:
1 x PCIe Gen4 x24 slot
1 x PCIe Gen4 x16 slot
3 x Slimline x8 (PCIe Gen4)
System BIOS
BIOS Type:
AMI UEFI BIOS
BIOS Features:
• ACPI
• PXE
• AC loss recovery
• IPMI KCS interface
• SMBIOS
• Serial console redirection
• SRIOV
• TPM
• PCIe Hotplug
On-board Devices
SATA:
Lewisburg PCH on-chip solution support up to 14 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s
• 2 x SATA 7pin (SATA 6.0Gb/s) 
  1 x M.2 (PCIe3.0 x4 or SATA 6.0Gb/s share with above SATA 7pin)
• 3 x MiniSAS HD, support 12 x SATA 6.0Gb/s
BMC:
Aspeed AST2500 Advanced PCIe Graphics & Remote Management Processor
• Baseboard Management Controller
• Intelligent Platform Interface 2.0 (IPMI 2.0)
• iKVM, Media Redirection, IPMI over LAN, Serial over LAN
• SMASH Support
• HTML5
• Redfish
Network Controller: 
Realtek RTL8211E GbE for BMC dedicate management port
(NCSI shared NIC - reserved for OCP)
Graphics:
Aspeed AST2500 Advanced PCIe Graphics & Remote Management Processor
• PCIe VGA/2D Controller
• 1920x1200@60Hz 32bpp
Input/Output
SATA:
Lewisburg PCH on-chip solution support up to 14 x SATA 6.0 Gb/s
• 2 x SATA 7pin (SATA 6.0Gb/s)
  1 x M.2 (PCIe3.0 x4 or SATA 6.0Gb/s share with above SATA 7pin)
• 3 x MiniSAS HD, support 12 x SATA 6.0Gb/s
LAN:
1 x GbE RJ45 dedicated to BMC management
USB:
External:
• 2 x USB 3.2 Gen1 type A connectors
Internal:
• 1 x USB 3.2 Gen1 type A connector
• 1 x header (support 2 USB3.2 Gen1)
• 1 x header (support 2 USB2.0)
VGA:
• 1 x external VGA port
• 1 x internal 15pin header
Serial Port:
1 x DB9 (COM)
Others:
• 1 x UID with LED
• 1 x Power with LED
• 1 x System LED
• 1 x TPM header (SPI)

* All specifications are subject to change without notice.

Ordering Information Description
DB-B00000240 PCBA/MB/A6-STD/REMOVE LOGO/DELETE DIODE 2*CPU/32*MEMORY/WHITLEY
A6_DatasheetSize : 1 MB Download
A6_TopSize : 864 KB Download
A6_Front45Size : 306 KB Download
A6_Rear I/OSize : 87 KB Download
A6_AVLSize : 426 KB Download
A6_User's ManualSize : 1 MB Download
A6_BMC User's ManualSize : 4 MB Download