[anandtech]Arm Development For The Office: Unboxing an Ampere eMag Workstation
While Andrei is testing the system for our full review, I wanted to take some time to actually have a physical look at what one of the first Arm server workstations looks like. This system isn’t built by Ampere, but by Avantek, who takes one of the Ampere eMag motherboards and places into a consumer based PC chassis from Be Quiet, then modifies the chassis to fit the server-sized motherboard. This involves customization, given that the server motherboard does not have the standard E-ATX holes or PCIe spacings for the rear panel. This particular chassis has the option of a transparent side panel and LEDs – Avantek says that despite this market not being the typical recipient of these more consumer aesthetics, they had the demand!
Remember the golden rule of statistics: A personal sample size of one is a sufficient basis upon which to draw universal conclusions.
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Asus P8Z77-V Pro
PNY 1311 240Gb
EVGA SuperNova 750 G2
Stryker M [hammered and drilled]
Ducky Zero [blues]
Klipsch ProMedia 2.1
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