Intel MFS5520VIR Motherboard

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In this article you will find specific information about the Intel MFS5520VIR Motherboard.

Motherboard Data

Intel MFS5520VIR Motherboard


  • CPU socket: LGA 1366, Socket B, up to 95 W (TDP)
  • RAM:
    • Number of DIMM slots: 12 (6 Memory channels)
    • Memory type: 1066/1333 MHz ECC DDR3 registered or unbuffered, 72-bit, 240-pin DIMMs
    • Possible sizes of Memory Modules: 1GB, 2GB, 4GB, 8GB, 16GB
    • Maximum Memory Capacity: 192 GB, currently from Thomas-Krenn: 192 GB
  • SATA chip: Intel 82801JR I/O Controller Hub (ICH10R)
  • SAS chip: LSI 1064e SAS controller
  • LAN-Chip: 2x integrated 10/100/1000 Ethernet-Ports (Intel 82575EB), expandable up to 4 Ethernet-Ports via Ethernet-Expansion Card possible
  • Expansion slots:
  • Internal I/O ports:
    • 1x Intel I/O Mezzanine Connector (supporting Dual Gigabit NIC Intel® I/O Expansion Module (Optional))
    • 1x USB-Header (2x5 pin Header)
  • External I/O ports:
    • 1x VGA DB-15 Video Connector
    • 4x USB 2.0 Ports (Front)
  • Graphics chip: On-board ServerEngines LLC Pilot II Controller (Integrated 2D Video Controller, 32 MB DDR2 Memory)
  • IPMI chip: IPMI Chip onboard


BIOS Versions

Recommendation: After a BIOS update load the default settings of the BIOS, and adjust the configuration as suggested below at BIOS Configuration.

BIOS Settings

At Thomas Krenn, after loading the default settings the following BIOS configuration adjustments are applied before a server with this motherboard gets its test installation and gets shipped:

  • No BIOS settings have been made on this Compute Module.


IPMI Versions

Servers with Intel MFS5520VIR


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