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SUPERMICRO MBD-X9SCM-F-O LGA 1155 Intel C204 Micro ATX Intel Xeon E3 Server Motherboard

  • LGA 1155
  • Intel C204
  • 4 x 240pin
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SUPERMICRO’s X9SCM-F micro-ATX serverboard is based on the latest Intel C204 PCH chipset with leading-edge architecture and SATA 6Gb/s storage interface. And with features that include support for PCI-E 2.0 expansion, up to 32 GB DDR3 ECC memory, dual Gigabit Ethernet LAN and integrated IPMI 2.0 support, the X9SCM-F deliver the performance, value and manageability for various small form factor appliance servers.

  • newegg Up-to-date LGA1155 Socket Platform for Performance and Energy Efficiency The SUPERMICRO X9SCM-F supports wide-range CPUs to cover different levels of market segment including Intel Xeon E3-1200 processor family, Intel Core i3-2100 processor family, and Intel Core Pentium processor family in LGA1155 package. The new platform architecture integrates memory and PCI Express controllers to support dual-channel DDR3 ECC memory and 20 PCI Express 2.0 lanes. The support of ECC (Error Correcting Code) memory improves data integrity to offer higher reliability. Provision of more PCI Express 2.0 lanes benefits various server applications.
  • newegg Native SATA 6Gb/s Support The X9SCM-F is based on the Intel C204 chipset which natively provides two SATA 6Gb/s ports. With doubled bandwidth over SATA 3Gb/s, better protocol and electrical characteristic, user can benefit from this new interface by better I/O performance and be ready for upcoming SSD application. Four SATA 3Gb/s ports with RAID 0, 1, 5 and 10 support provide flexible, scalable storage and enhanced data security.
  • newegg Dual Gigabit LAN The SUPERMICRO X9SCM-F features dual Intel Gigabit Ethernet LAN controllers to optimize server performance and improve network communication efficiency to meet the critical server networking demands.
  • newegg Expandability in 1U The SUPERMICRO X9SCM-F offers 2x (x8) PCI-E 2.0, 2x (x4) PCI-E 2.0 expansion slots in a 1U chassis for high expandability.
  • newegg Super Doctor III Server Management Software The bundled Super Doctor III software offers a complete server management solution that maintains server health, maximizes system uptime, reduces the total cost of ownership and provides powerful tools for monitoring and controlling your SuperServers from anywhere with ease.
  • newegg Integrated Manageability The integrated Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) with IPMI (Intelligent Platform Management Interface) v2.0 support enables out-of-band capabilities for monitoring hardware and software status regardless of the OS or power state. IPMI comes with virtual media over LAN and KVM over LAN support to provide a complete remote management upgrade solution.


Learn more about the SuperMicro MBD-X9SCM-F-O

Model

Brand
SUPERMICRO
Model
MBD-X9SCM-F-O

Supported CPU

CPU Socket Type
LGA 1155
CPU Type
Intel Xeon E3 Series, 2nd Generation Core i3

Chipsets

North Bridge
Intel C204

Memory

Number of DDR3 Slots
4 x 240pin
DDR3 Standard
DDR3 ECC UDIMM
Maximum Memory Supported
32GB
ECC Supported
Yes

Expansion Slots

PCI Express x8
2 (x8) PCI-E 2.0 in x8 slots
PCI Express x4
2 (x4) PCI-E 2.0 in x8 slots

Storage Devices

SATA
4 x SATA 3.0Gb/s + 2 x SATA 6.0Gb/s
SATA RAID
4x SATA2 (3Gbps) w/ RAID 0, 1, 5, 10
2x SATA3 (6Gbps) w/ RAID 0, 1

Onboard Video

Onboard Video Chipset
Nuvoton WPCM450RA0BX

Onboard LAN

LAN Chipset
Intel 82579LM
LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Second LAN Chipset
Intel 82574L
Second LAN Speed
10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed
Dual 10/100/1000Mbps

Rear Panel Ports

PS/2
2
COM
1
Video Ports
D-Sub
USB 1.1/2.0
2 x USB 2.0

Physical Spec

Form Factor
Micro ATX
Dimensions
9.6" x 9.6"

Features

Features
Integrated IPMI 2.0 with KVM and Dedicated LAN

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • John A.
  • 4/11/2014 10:45:37 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs2 years in and its AWESOME

Pros: IPMI is to die for. Perfect ESXI host

Cons: RAM compatibility sucks. You will have to try a few times probably. Read other reviews for best RAM options.

Other Thoughts: I have been running this 24/7 in a data center for 2 years now with 6 virtual machines in a 16gb/3TB configuration and it never even hiccups.

When I lost a drive earlier this year the IPMI was a life-saver (machine is 600 miles away).

I'd build this machine again in a heartbeat.

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  • Anonymous
  • 2/12/2014 3:05:46 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBest bang for the buck!!!

Pros: Bought the board to run Windows Server 2012 and VMware ESXi hosts.(8 virtual machines no problem can squeeze few more in). Paired the board with 1 x Intel Xeon E3-1230 V2 Ivy Bridge 3.3GHz (3.7GHz Turbo) LGA 1155 69W Quad-Core Server Processor BX80637E31230V2. Threw in 1 x Kingston 16GB (2 x 8GB) 240-Pin DDR3 SDRAM DDR3 1333 ECC Unbuffered Server Memory Model KVR1333D3E9SK2/16G down the road planning to add 2 more 8 gb stick to bring out all the potential. Added Adaptec Raid controller 5805z . All was plug and play. No issues. Did I mention it has 2 NICS!

Not a peep! Running 24/7 last 3 months.

Great value.

Cons: Wanted to use all the NICS. Had to find intel driver for another nic. Was a little time consuming but once all done. Works like a champ!!!

Other Thoughts: Great product. Full of features. Came with updated BIOS

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  • Steve K.
  • 1/16/2014 8:42:51 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsOn my third one

Pros: This is the third server build with this board. So far the two I built in May of 2013 have not skipped a beat. Glad I posted how to boot from DVD on my previous go round as I needed that information again.

Cons: All documentation and drivers are on the website not in the box.

If you have trouble booting from DVD after setting up raid or finding Raid drivers see my previous post from May 2013.

Other Thoughts: The layout of this board is odd (to me) the power connections are on top and in the cases I buy that ends up right under the power supply, also the power switches and HDD LEDs also on the top edge. Not a big deal just a little inconvenient.

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  • Kenneth A.
  • 11/25/2013 1:20:00 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsNot compatible with Server 2012 Hyper-V

Pros: SuperMicro tech support is great. No where have I ever experienced working with a manufacturer where you literally talk to the guy sitting on a work bench reproducing your problem and figuring things out for you.

Cons: Unfortunately, this board is NOT compatible with Server 2012 Hyper-V. This board has a fatal flaw with the network adapters. If you install the Intel drivers for the network cards with advanced networking services (so you can use teaming, vlans, etc.) and install Hyper-V the system will become unstable. Whenever accessing the network adapter properties of the Intel 82574L or trying to create a team, or other configuration the motherboard will instantly reboot. The problem has been submitted to SuperMicro, it has been reproduced, it has been escalated to Intel, it has been 3 months, there is still no solution.

In addition, at this time Intel has NO drivers for Server 2012 R2.

There is a thread in the Microsoft forums where we are tracking this issue and desperately waiting for a solution. If you intend to use this board with Server 2012 Hyper-V you MUST use the built-in windows drivers for the network adapters which do not have any advanced networking services.

Other Thoughts: There have been some other minor issues I have experienced with this board that were not show stoppers. It has trouble with detecting boot devices unless you change some really strange settings in the BIOS.

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  • Murad K.
  • 11/15/2013 5:08:28 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorks Beautifully

Pros: Worked out of box, has all of the features I need for my FreeBSD/ZFS fileserver.

Using with:
Xeon E3-1220 V2 (Ivy Bridge)
2x Kingston KVR13E9/8HM
LSI 2108 Chipset Raid Card (flashed to be a non-raid adapter)

Cons: A tad expensive for the tech, but it's a server board so that's expected.

Also, you need to make sure you get the right type of RAM (ECC Unregistered). Some folks say the RAM is picky, so I'd recommend checking out the compatibility lists to save yourself some time

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  • Nicholas M.
  • 11/3/2013 11:58:37 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsPerfect For A Home Server

Pros: -Great Chipset
-Built In RAID
-Dual Ethernet

Cons: -None

Other Thoughts: I have read that supermicro motherboards only fit supermicro heatsinks. While this may be true for other motherboards, the X9SCM-F-0 fits the stock intel heatsinks perfectly. In addition, the C204 is an extremely fast chipset! I have 2 RE4 drives in RAID 1 on this chipset, and I get read rates of about 180 MB/s and write rates of about 120 MB/s. These transfers are over CAT 5E cables. Windows Home Server 2011 recognized everything after I installed drivers and it has been running flawlessly for over 6 months (unlike my previous intel motherboard which crashed every week). Overall this has been a fantastic motherboard for my Windows Home Server 2011 build, and I would absolutely buy it again.

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  • Todd W.
  • 9/7/2013 8:12:55 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGood server motherboard, some odd booting issues

Pros: This is a good server motherboard. I'm using it at home with W2008R2. It runs Hyper-V with no problems at all. I'm running a mix of Linux and Windows virtual machines. The RAID on the motherboard works as advertised, both through the BIOS and through the operating system. I'm running 16 gigs of RAM right now and I'd like to upgrade to 32 gigs at some point.

Cons: Occasionally, this motherboard will act like it does not want to boot. This has happened to me after a power loss, after my UPS has run out of power. This boot problem has also happened to me after a disk in a RAID set fails and I replace it. The lights on the motherboard will come on but nothing else will happen. After breaking out into a cold sweat and trying many different combinations, I found that this motherboard likes it if you switch the power all the way off at the power supply, then turn it on, then push the power switch that connects to the jumpers on the motherboard.

Other Thoughts: For a home server, this has been a fine solution. Without the booting oddities, this would be perfect.

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  • Andrew A.
  • 8/24/2013 4:42:17 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWindows, ESXi 5+

Pros: Bought a couple of these and used for Windows Server and VMware ESXi hosts.

Not a peep! Running 24/7 for years.

Great value.

Supermicro has great US phone support and will connect you to a single expert on X9 boards, and how to get RAID cards like LSI working, and on the BIOS updates, etc. Awesome!

BCM board is amazing; don't buy a server board without it. Once setup you don't need a KVM. You can KVM thru a web browser with Java anytime you want.

Cons: none

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  • John A.
  • 8/3/2013 10:59:39 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsRevising my below review

Pros: IPMI is awesome for management. 4 RAM slots, 4 PCIe slots. Mostly a great board for ESXi.

Cons: Only real issue is that you have to add a custom driver for the Intel 82579LM NIC if you're putting ESXi on this board. Easy to find this information on the Internet. It's a known issue with ESXi 5.01.

Other Thoughts: I was wrong in my below review. Motherboard had 1.11 silk screen, but it does indeed come with the latest BIOS (2.0b) and IPMI (1.86). Only had to have the old Sandy Bridge machine offline for about 20 minutes to find this out. Unfortunately I cannot find a way to edit the prior review.

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  • John A.
  • 8/1/2013 9:45:52 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsNot the latest BIOS

Pros: It's normally a fantastic motherboard for servers what with the IPMI.

Cons: HOWEVER, I'm dinging it two stars because even though the 2.0 BIOS motherboards have been shipping for months, NewEgg sent me a 1.11a revision. Now I have to dig up a non-Ivy Bridge CPU to flash it before I can put in the new CPU that was purchased with the motherboard.

Other Thoughts: So be warned. Be sure to have a non-Ivy Bridge CPU on hand to flash this motherboard since NewEgg is still selling the old revision.

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