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GIGABYTE MD72-HB2 Extended ATX Server Motherboard Dual Socket P+ Intel C621A

  • 3rd Gen. Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
  • 8-Channel RDIMM/LRDIMM DDR4 per processor, 16 x DIMMs
  • Supports Intel Optane Persistent Memory 200 series
  • Intel C621A Express Chipset
  • 2 x 10Gb/s BASE-T LAN ports (Intel X710-AT2)
  • 2 x 1Gb/s LAN ports (Intel I210-AT)
  • 1 x Dedicated management port
  • 2 x 7-pin SATA 6Gb/s ports
  • 3 x SlimSAS with 12 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
  • 2 x Ultra-Fast M.2 with PCIe Gen4 x4 interface
  • 6 x PCIe Gen4 x16 expansion slots

Learn more about the GIGABYTE MD72-HB2

Model MD72-HB2
Supported CPU
CPU Socket Type Dual Socket P+
CPU Type Supports 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processors
Supports Intel Xeon Platinum / Intel Xeon Gold / Xeon Silver Processor
North Bridge Intel C621A
Number of DDR4 Slots 16 x 288-pin
DDR4 Standard DDR4 3200
Maximum Memory Supported 256GB
Expansion Slots
PCI Express 4.0 x16 Slot_6: 1 x PCIe x16 (Gen4 x16 bus) slot, from CPU_0
Slot_5: 1 x PCIe x16 (Gen4 x16 bus) slot, from CPU_1
Slot_4: 1 x PCIe x16 (Gen4 x16 bus) slot, from CPU_1
Slot_3: 1 x PCIe x16 (Gen4 x16 bus) slot, from CPU_0
Slot_2: 1 x PCIe x16 (Gen4 x16 bus) slot, from CPU_0
Slot_1: 1 x PCIe x16 (Gen4 x16 bus) slot, from CPU_1
Storage Devices
SATA 2 x 7-pin SATA 6Gb/s ports
SATA RAID 0/1/10/5
M.2 2 x M.2 slots:
- M-key
- PCIe Gen4 x4 per slot
- Supports NGFF-22110/2280 cards
- From CPU
SAS 3 x SlimSAS with 12 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
Onboard Video
Onboard Video Chipset Aspeed AST2600
Onboard LAN
LAN Chipset Intel X710-AT2
LAN Speed 10Gbps
Second LAN Chipset Intel I210-AT
Second LAN Speed 10/100/1000Mbps
Max LAN Speed 10Gbps
Rear Panel Ports
Back I/O Ports 2 x USB 3.0
1 x VGA
1 x COM (RJ45 type)
4 x RJ45
1 x MLAN
1 x ID button with LED
Onboard Ports
Other Connectors 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
2 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connectors
1 x 6-pin PCIe power connectors
3 x SlimSAS connectors
2 x 7-pin SATA connectors
2 x M.2 slots
1 x HDD back plane board header
2 x CPU fan headers
5 x System fan headers
1 x USB 3.0 header
1 x TPM header
1 x VROC connector
1 x Front panel header
1 x PMBus connector
1 x IPMB connector
1 x Clear CMOS jumper
1 x BIOS recovery jumper
1 x Case open header
Form Factor Extended ATX
Dimensions (W x L) 12" x 13"
Package Contents 1 x MD72-HB0
1 x I/O shield
1 x Quick start guide
1 x SlimSAS for 4 x SATAIII 6Gb/s cable
Additional Information
Date First Available March 07, 2022

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