Supermicro X8DTG-QF Motherboard

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This article will provide details on the Supermicro X8DTG-QF Motherboard.

Motherboard Data

Supermicro X8DTG-QF Motherboard


  • Motherboard form factor: proprietary 15.2" x 13" (38,61cm x 33,02cm)
  • CPU socket: 1366-pin
  • RAM:
    • Number of DIMM slots: 12
    • Memory type: 1333/1066/800MHz ECC Registered, ECC, or Non ECC Unbuffered DDR3 SDRAM 72-bit, 240-pin DIMMs
    • Possible sizes of Memory Modules: 1GiB, 2GiB, 4GiB, 8GiB, 16GiB
    • Maximum Memory Capacity: 192 GiB (ECC Registered), 48 GiB (ECC or Non ECC Unbuffered)
  • SATA chip: Intel ICH10R SATA 3.0Gbps Controller
  • Expansion slots:
    • 4x PCI-E 2.0 (x16)
    • 2x PCI-E 2.0 (x4)
    • 1x PCI-E (x4) (in x16 slot)
    • 2x PCI 32-Bit 33MHz
  • Graphics chip: Matrox G200eW

Hardware Revisions

  • Version 2.01


BIOS Versions

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

  • Version 2.0a

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:

Menu item Advanced

Advanced     > Boot Features                 > Quick Boot                         > Disable
                                             > Quiet Boot                         > Disable
             > PCI/PnP Configuration         > Load Onboard LAN 1 Option ROM      > Enabled
                                             > Load Onboard LAN 2 Option ROM      > Enabled

Depending on the server configuration, the following boot options will be configured:

Menu item Boot

Boot     > Boot Device Priority          > Floppy
                                         > CD/DVD
                                         > Festplatte
                                         > Netzwerk


IPMI Versions

  • Version 2.03
  • Version 2.01

Servers with Supermicro X8DTG-QF