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ASRock C2550D4I Mini ITX Server Motherboard DDR3 1600/1333/1066

  • Intel Avoton C2550 Quad-Core Processor
  • DDR3 1600/1333 Dual-channel Max. 64GB
  • 2 x SATA3 6.0Gbps, 4 x SATA2 3.0Gbps by C2550
  • 4 x SATA3 6.0Gbps by Marvell SE9230, 2 x SATA3 6.0Gbps by Marvell SE9172

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ASRock C2550D4I Mini ITX Server Motherboard

Highlights

ASRock Server Motherboard
  • Intel Avoton C2550 Quad-Core Processor
  • DDR3 1600/1333 Dual-channel Max. 64GB
  • 2 x SATA3 6.0Gbps, 4 x SATA2 3.0Gbps by C2550
  • 4 x SATA3 6.0Gbps by Marvell SE9230, 2 x SATA3 6.0Gbps by Marvell SE9172
  • Dual Intel i210 Gigabit LAN ports (with Teaming function)
  • 3 x USB 2.0 ports (2 rear ports + 1 via headers or 1 rear ports + 2 via headers controlled by USB_SEL1 and USB_SEL2 jumper)
  • 1 x PCI-E x8 slot
 

Specifications

 MB Physical Status
Form Factor - Mini ITX
Dimensions - 6.7 x 6.7" (17.02 x 17.02cm)
 Processor System
CPU - Intel® Quad-Core Avoton C2550 Processor
Socket - FCBGA1283 SOC
 System Memory
Capacity - 4 x 240-pin DDR3 DIMM slots
- Support up to 64GB DDR3 ECC and UDIMM
Type - Dual Channel DDR3 memory technology
- Supports DDR3 1600/1333 ECC and UDIMM
Voltage - 1.5V, 1.35V
 Expansion Slots
PCIe 2.0 x 8 - 1 slot (x8 mode)
 Storage
SATA Controller - Intel® C2550: 2 x SATA3 6.0Gbps, 4 x SATA2 3.0Gbps
Additional Storage Controller - Marvell SE9172: 2 x SATA3 6.0Gbps
- Marvell SE9230: 4 x SATA3 6.0Gbps
 Ethernet
Interface - Gigabit LAN 10/100/1000Mbps
LAN Controller
  • 2 x Intel® i210
  • Supports Wake-On-LAN
  • Supports Energy Efficient Ethernet 802.3az
  • Supports Dual LAN with Teaming function
  • Supports PXE
 Management
BMC Controller - ASPEED AST2300: IPMI (Intelligent Platform Management Interface) 2.0 with iKVM support
IPMI Dedicated LAN - 1 x Realtek RTL8211E for dedicated management LAN
Features - Watch Dog
- NMI
 Graphics
Controller - ASPEED AST2300
VRAM - DDR3 16MB
Output - Supports D-Sub with max. resolution up to 1920 x 1200 @ 60Hz
 Rear Panel I/O
VGA Port - D-sub x 1
USB 2.0 Port - 2
LAN Port - 2 x RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports
- 1 x RJ45 Dedicated IPMI LAN port
- LAN Ports with LED (ACT/LINK LED and SPEED LED)
Serial Port - 1 (COM1)
UID Button/UID LED - 1
 Internal Connector
Auxiliary Panel Header - 1 (include chassis intrusion, location button & LED, front LAN LED)
IPMB Header - 1
Fan Header - 6 x 4-pin
ATX Power - 1 (24-pin)
USB 2.0 Header - 1 (support 1 via headers or 2 via headers controlled by USB_SEL1 and USB_SEL2 jumper)
Front Panel - 1
 System BIOS
BIOS Type - 64Mb AMI UEFI Legal BIOS
BIOS Features
  • Plug and Play (PnP)
  • ACPI 1.1 Compliance Wake Up Events
  • SMBIOS 2.3.1 Support
  • DRAM Voltage Multi-adjustment
  • ASRock Instant Flash
 Hardware Monitor
Temperature - CPU Temperature Sensing
- Motherboard Temperature Sensing
Fan - CPU/Rear/Front Fan Tachometer
- CPU Quiet Fan (Allow CPU Fan Speed Auto-Adjust by CPU Temperature)
- CPU/Rear/Front Fan Multi-Speed Control
Voltage - Voltage Monitoring: +12V, +5V, +3.3V, CPU Vcore, DRAM, +1.1V,+1.0V, +BAT, 3VSB, 5VSB
 Supported Operating Systems
Operating
Systems
Microsoft Windows
  • Server 2008 R2 (x64)
  • Server 2012 (x64)
Linux
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux Server 5.5/6.4 (x32 and x64)
  • CentOS 5.5 / 6.4 (x32 and x64)
  • SUSE Enterprise Linux Server 11 SP1 (x32 and x64)
  • FreeBSD 9.1 (x32/x64)
  • Fedora core 18 (x64)
  • UBuntu 12.04/12.10 (x64)
Virtual
  • VMWare ESXi 5.1 (Marvell SE9230 and Marvell SE9172 has no driver can support VMWare)
 Environment
Temperature - Operating temperature: 41 - 95°F (10 - 35°C ) | Non-operating temperature: -40 - 158°F (-40 - 70°C)

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years
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  • Matthew C.
  • 7/20/2015 1:07:58 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsLove it

Pros: Tons of SATA, low power consumption, pretty cheap for a server setup - considering what you'd ordinarily pay for a server mobo + CPU.

Cons: The IPMI does not work well at all - it uses a Java applet, and the pages use bunk certificates. I had to figure out how to manually install a certificate in Chrome just to make it usable. Partly this is from Chrome being paranoid, but the thing is really a nightmare to use.

Other Thoughts: People hate, but I think this thing is amazing.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued ASRock Customer,

Thank you for purchase and review.
For the IPMI, the latest BMC firmware already has the signed Java certificate that most browsers accept.
But if you are prompted to accept installing a small Java applet, you need to accept it every time you launch the Console Redirection as each token is unique.
Please also keep your Java application up-to-date.

If you have any technical inquiry, please contact us with detail problem description at william@asrockamerica.com
We will assist you shortly.

Thank you

ASRock Rack Support
Email: http://event.asrock.com/tsd.asp?ln=en

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  • Ezra H.
  • 7/10/2015 1:08:39 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsLOVE this board!!!

Pros: IPMI rocks. Works extremely well with 6 drives running FreeNAS. Fast, silent, and low power.

Cons: High cost

Other Thoughts: I'd be willing to bet that most reporting problems are not using ECC unbuffered memory. This is a server board. You can't just throw any old ram in this thing.

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  • Derek P.
  • 6/11/2015 7:57:06 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

3 out of 5 eggsOkay, IF you get a good one

Pros: Decent board. Runs Linux well. Intel NICs makes it great for a firewall/gateway machine for running a network - which is what I'm using it for. Would also do great as the backbone of a NAS with all the ports

Cons: Apparently picky on memory. Must use UNbuffered ECC and preferably from the vendor list.

First one I got I had to RMA to ASRock. No VGA, no nothing other than IPMI that was unable to display a console image. Fortunately the replacement works.

Other Thoughts: ASRock support seems convinced of their own superiority, claiming faulty boards are 'just fine' when they get it back. Uh.. no, it wasn't 'fine'

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued ASRock Customer

Thank you for your purchase and review.
Your returned unit is tested to be able to POST, fresh out of the box. Just to be reassured, we even thoroughly benchmarked all I/O of the board and confirmed the board performed as it should.
The result is not done by assumption but a 40-minute supervised diagnoses. The result is based on the fact, not superiority.
This Intel Avoton-based server board is only compatible with UDIMM, ECC or non-ECC.
Beyond our own RAM QVL, you can also reference to the QVL from, for example, Kingston and Crucial websites.
There will be plenty more selections. Nevertheless, we are glad that the replacement unit worked out for you.

If you have any technical inquiry, please contact me at william@asrockamerica.com

Thank you

ASRock Rack Support
Email: http://event.asrock.com/tsd.asp?ln=en

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  • Duy M.
  • 5/20/2015 12:35:16 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsCannot get the board to POST

Pros: Small, good selection of ports, PCI-E slot

Cons: Have tried removing the CMOS battery, shorting the half moon CMOS jumpers, using different memory and only one memory stick. IPMI portal is accessible but no BIOS POST. Really disappointed so far. Hopefully Asrock will get back to me.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued ASRock Customer

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you.
This Intel Avoton-based mini-ITX required an Unbuffered memory to work with.
Please contact me directly with memory model at william@asrockamerica.com
I will assist you shortly.

Thank you

ASRock Rack Support
Email: http://event.asrock.com/tsd.asp?ln=en

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  • Richard T.
  • 5/11/2015 6:05:30 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsSecond try is a charm

Pros: Works great with Ubuntu 14.04 server, two 8G Crucial ECC, two 4T WD HDD, and one SSD. After copying data, was able to read and checksum data at a rate of 250 Megabytes/sec from ZFS mirrored drives. Used md5deep.

Cons: No USB3. I bought a PCIE USB3 card and thats working great.

Other Thoughts: This is my second review of this product. First Motherboard was DOA. Since newegg makes returns easy, I tried another and it worked.

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  • Richard T.
  • 4/29/2015 8:43:54 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDOA

Pros: Who knows, it did not work.

Cons: Did not POST. Never saw anything on monitor after powering on. Tried reseating memory multiple times.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued ASRock Customer

Sorry for any inconvenience this may have caused you.
Please contact me with memory informationl at william@asrockamerica.com
I will assist you shortly.

Thank you

ASRock Rack Support
Email: http://event.asrock.com/tsd.asp?ln=en

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  • Jeremy D.
  • 4/20/2015 1:57:18 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsGood board, but no Linux Support?!

Pros: Fast board with everything needed to run a decent server. COM port was a major plus since I will be using it for CCNA re-cert.

Cons: No Linux driver support. This is a huge misstep on ASRock's part considering how many server run unix/linux distros.

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  • Chris Y.
  • 3/19/2015 11:33:57 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsRun away if you plan on using freenas

Pros: Great feature set for a small nas server

Cons: Marvell controllers don't work well with freenas

Other Thoughts: At this point wishing I had never ordered this board and stuck with what I had. I think I'm getting close to making it work but it has taken weeks of trial and error to get here and it looks like I'll only be able to use half the sata ports, the ones run by the Intel controller. The Marvell controllers have problems with FreeNAS/FreeBSD and only 2 of the 6 Intel ports are sata3 which sucks because I really thought this board would be everything I needed for a long time to come.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued ASRock Customer

Thank you for purchase and review.
Intel Avoton family limits a maximum of two SATA3.0 port from a total of six SATA ports http://ark.intel.com/products/codename/54859/Avoton .
However, we do have another mini-ITX Denlow board features six SATA3.0 – E3C226D2I at link: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157466 .

There is a firmware update available for the Marvell SE9230 controller on this board you may try to see if it stabilizes the performance for you.
Please contact me at: William@asrockamerica.com

Thank you

ASRock Rack Support
Email: http://event.asrock.com/tsd.asp?ln=en

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  • megan q.
  • 2/27/2015 4:18:09 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDOA

Pros: IPMI worked out of the box. Came with several SATA cables.

Cons: System does not POST. Tried multiple sticks of RAM and PSUs. I ordered this board with a pair of KVR13LE9S8/4 mentioned in another review as working fine. After assembling the board, RAM, and PSU I can get into the IPMI interface fine. Turning the system on via the power button header button or IPMI results in no POST though. No video via IPMI or the VGA output, no POST beeps, no keayboard lights. System fans kick on so I know it's turning on. I then ordered Crucial CT102472BD160B.18FED which is explictly compatible according to Asrock's site. Still no POST. Updated to latest firmware made no difference. Have tried RAM in all slots, several known good working PSUs, and resetting BIOS. BMC light just blinks continuously.

Other Thoughts: After reading other people's issues with these boards and other forums I am hesitant to recommend this board to anyone. I'm stuck with an RMA now...

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued ASRock Customer

We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused you.
By any chance you still have the board’s serial number which you returned? We did received the C2550D4I returned from Newegg.
However, we tested it but couldn’t verify the No POST problem. Did you unplug the 24-pin ATX power cable and remove CMOS battery when you reset the BIOS?
Please contact William@asrockamerica.com for assistance.

Thank you

ASRock Rack Support
Email: http://event.asrock.com/tsd.asp?ln=en

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  • Richard E.
  • 1/20/2015 5:07:51 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsgood for NAS

Pros: - 8 SATA ports
- ECC memory support
- Small
- Quiet

Cons: ECC memory support is limited, I had 4 8GB ECC Kingston memory sticks on hand when I ordered this board, unfortunately the board would not recognize the memory, I tested the memory on another board and was fine, (it met all the specifications) I was going to return the board based on this, I decided to buy the specific recommended memory and the board booted up just fine. I am using this for a free NAS server and could not be happier.

Other Thoughts: if the board accepted the Kingston memory I would of given 5 eggs, but based on the narrow selection of ECC memory I feel that 4 eggs is adequate.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued ASRock Customer

We sincerely apologize that you having difficulty with ECC memory.
For this Intel C2550 server board, Unbuffered memory is needed.
Besides using our RAM QVL http://www.asrockrack.com/general/productdetail.asp?Model=C2550D4I#Memory , and since you used Kingston RAM to start with.

You can also look up Kingston’s official QVL for wider selection at link below.
http://www.kingston.com/us/memory/search?DeviceType=8&Mfr=ASR&Line=Server%20Board&Model=87350&Description=Kingston_ValueRam_Memory_Server_Premier_Memory_HyperX_Memory_for_ASRock_Server_Board_C2550D4I

However, it would be more helpful for us to know what are the part number of your memory products.

If you have any technical inquiry, please contact us with detail problem description at william@asrockamerica.com. We will assist you shortly.

Thank you

ASRock Rack Support
Email: http://event.asrock.com/tsd.asp?ln=en

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