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The general trademark of a manufacturer by which the consumer knows its products. A manufacturer can have multiple brand names. Some manufacturers license their brand names to other producers.
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The motherboard or mainboard is the component that connects all the different parts of your computer. Often it has some integrated components like a sound card, enabling your computer to play sound, or a network card, to connect your computer to the network. The standard form factor (size) for motherboards is ATX, you need at least a midi-tower to fit one of those in. Micro-ATX motherboards are often more complete and have more onboard devices, like a video board and fit in smaller cases, but are generally less expandable.
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Included since: 06 Nov 2006
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Info modified on: 18 May 2016 16:35:33
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Long product name ASUS P5M2/SAS:
The short editorial description of ASUS P5M2/SAS

Marketing text ASUS P5M2/SAS

The official marketing text of ASUS P5M2/SAS as supplied by the manufacturer
Enjoy the Latest SAS Storage Technology.

P5M2/SAS is based on latest Intel® Xeon® processor 3000 sequence(at FSB1066MHz), Intel® 3000 MCH, Intel® ICH7R and Intel® 6702 PXH 64-bit PCI Hub chipset, which achieves 102% better performance (SPECjbb2005) and 69% reduction in processor power (65W compared with 110W) than its predecessor, to provide immediate dual-processor level performance scale-up.

One Design for Dual Use.
There are five expansion slots in both serverboards, including: one PCI 32bit/ 33MHz, two PCI-X 133 / 100MHz, one PCI-E x16 (x 8 link), and one SODIMM socket for ASMB3-SOL. It's not only expandable for rack-mount chassis, but also meets most pedestal applications with BMC expansion. For better thermal solution, the DIMM slots are paralleled to the airflow to reduce air block and CPU is located at the border side to cool down effectively.

Complete RAID Support.
Besides 4 SATAII ports from ICH7R that provides Intel® Matrix Storage (Windows) support of RAID 0, 1, 0+1, RAID 5, there is also the LSI® 1068 PCI-X 8 ports SAS controller to provide 2 Mini-SAS x 4 connectors support of RAID 0, 1, 1E, and Optional LSI® ZCR (Zero-Channel-RAID) PCI-X card to upgrade to RAID 5. Users are able to choose different solution based on their own application demands.

Provide One Slot for Modular IPMI 2.0 BMC Support.
Optional ASUS ASMB3-SOL Card (Out-of-band monitor/troubleshooting) provides SOL, IPMI 2.0 security and further remote offline serviceability functions, this will significantly save MIS' effort in maintenance and minimize system downtime.

Professional Network Connection Solution.
Both are equipped with dual server class Broadcom® BCM5721 PCI-E Gb LAN ports, with "Teaming" and "Failover" function, the network connection will be smoother and faster. With more than 3 years' market experience, Broadcom® BCM5721 provides reliable & robust support with wide Linux driver support.
Short summary description ASUS P5M2/SAS:
This short summary of the ASUS P5M2/SAS data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
ASUS P5M2/SAS, Intel, LSI 1068 (SAS), Intel 3000, Intel ICH7R (IDE/SATA), Socket T (LGA 775), -40 - 70 °C
Long summary description ASUS P5M2/SAS:
This is an auto-generated long summary of ASUS P5M2/SAS based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
ASUS P5M2/SAS. Maximum internal memory: 8 GB. Processor family: Intel, Processor socket: Socket T (LGA 775). LAN controller: Broadcom BCM5721. Motherboard chipset: Intel 3000, Motherboard form factor: ATX, RAID levels: 0, 1, 0+1, 1E. Maximum graphics adapter memory: 32 MB, Graphics adapter: ES1000
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Number of memory slots
ECC means Error Correction Code, and it is memory that is able to detect and correct some memory errors without user intervention.
Maximum internal memory
The maximum internal memory which is available in the product.
8 GB
Processor family*
A family of processors is a group of processors produced by one company over a short period of time e.g. Intel Pentium processors.
Processor socket*
Mechanical component(s) that provides mechanical and electrical connections between a microprocessor and a printed circuit board (PCB). This allows the processor to be replaced without soldering.
Socket T (LGA 775)
Internal I/O
Floppy disk drive connector
Number of Parallel ATA connectors*
The number of connectors (with wires) for parallel ATA (PATA), which is an interface standard for the connection of storage devices such as hard disks, floppy drives, and optical disc drives in computers.
Chassis intrusion connector
ATX Power connector (24-pin)
Number of SATA connectors
CPU fan connector
Back panel I/O ports
USB 2.0 ports quantity*
Number of USB 2.0 ports (connecting interfaces) in the device. USB 2.0 was released in April 2000 (now called "Hi-Speed"), adding higher maximum signaling rate of 480 Mbit/s (effective throughput up to 35 MB/s or 280 Mbit/s), USB 2.0 ports are usually black.
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports*
Number of Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports (connecting interfaces) in the device. Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports allow a computer to connect to the ethernet.
Serial ports quantity
The number of serial ports in a computer or peripheral. A serial port is a serial communication physical interface through which information transfers in or out one bit at a time. The term "serial port" usually identifies hardware more or less compliant to the RS-232 standard, intended to interface with a modem or with a similar communication device. In modern computers and peripherals, serial ports have largely been replaced by USBs and other interfaces.
PS/2 ports quantity*
The number of PS/2 connectors for keyboards and mice. Its name comes from the IBM Personal System/2.
LAN controller
Broadcom BCM5721
Motherboard chipset *
The chipset connects the microprocessor to the rest of the motherboard.
Intel 3000
Motherboard form factor *
Design of the motherboard (ATX, BTX etc).
RAID levels
RAID is a storage technology that combines multiple disk drive components into a logical unit for the purposes of data redundancy and performance improvement. Data is distributed across the drives in one of several ways, referred to as RAID levels, depending on the specific level of redundancy and performance required.
0, 1, 0+1, 1E
Maximum graphics adapter memory
Graphics memory is determined by the (graphic) processor. Graphics memory is often shared with system memory so that it varies depending on the amount of system memory installed and system load.
32 MB
Graphics adapter
Expansion slots
Expansion slots
List of I/O expansion card slots; including quantity of each
1 x PCI 32bit/ 33MHz
2 x PCI-X 133 / 100MHz
1 x PCI-E x16 (x 8)
Operational conditions
Storage temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely stored.
-40 - 70°C
Operating temperature (T-T)
The minimum and maximum temperatures at which the product can be safely operated.
10 - 35°C
Other features
Controller (2nd) interface type
LSI 1068 (SAS)
Controller interface type
RAID controller type
Intel Matrix Storage/SAS