ASUS PIKE II& 12G SAS Integration
ASUS PIKE II offers the latest12Gb/s SAS together with PCI-E 3.0 solution. While ASUS latest 12Gb/s SAS doublesthe data rate running at twice the speed of the previous generation, PCI-E 3.0offers high reliability and faster speed connection. ASUS PIKE II meets userneeds with support for 6Gb/s SATA and 12Gb/s SAS storage and integrated RAIDdata protection. Just placing the PIKE II card can immediately enlarge thecapacity, improve the performance, and strengthen the signaling, making it thegreat upgrade option. Additionally, multiple HBAs allow multi-paths whichimprove over performance.
2+2 expansion slots
RS700-E8-RS8 V2 has high expandability with one Full-high PCI Express 3.0×16 slot (x16 link) and one Low-profile PCI Express 3.0 x8 slot (x8 link), plusone proprietary PCI Express 3.0 x8 (x8 link) for the optional ASUS PIKE II cardand one PCI Express 3.0 x8 (x8 link) for mezzanine cards, such as the OCP10Gbit/s LAN card. This flexible expansion offers diverse applications instorage and networking to meeting the demands of future expansion and highscalability in a 1U case.
Premium components for premiumefficiency
RS700-E8-RS8 V2 benefits from premium components hand-chosen and carefullyarranged by ASUS engineers to provide premium efficiency. With ASUS BeatThermal Chokes, Dr. MOS and 1+1 80 PLUS 800W Platinum power supplies, itdelivers great durability and up to 94% power efficiency. The 1+1 power supplydesign allows the server to keep working even if one power supply requiresmaintenance, enabling uninterrupted operation. RS700-E8-RS8 V2 has durable 12ksolid capacitors that are able to withstand up to 12,000 hours of high ambienttemperatures. These 12K capacitors also boast lower equivalent seriesresistance (ESR) for increased efficiency and minimal heat generation.
RS700-E8-RS8 V2 benefits from an exclusive tool-less rail kit design,easing deployment for systems administrators for increased efficiency.RS700-E8-RS8 V2 includes a front-side VGA port, so you’re able to connect adisplay quickly and easily. RS700-E8-RS8 V2 also offers great freedom when itcomes to the choice of operating system drive type and placement, with M.2 slotavailable.
Complete Remote Server Management
With the Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) 2.0-compliantASMB8-iKVM module in RS700-E8-RS8 V2, you’ll be able to monitor, control andmanage the server remotely. ASUS Server Web-based Management (ASWM) Enterprisehas a simple and intuitive web-based graphical user interface. Save time andeffort by flashing the BIOS remotely, use the new screen-recording function forquick and easy trouble-shooting and exploit the many efficiency benefits ofone-to-many centralized management afforded by ASWM Enterprise.
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