Boston Value Series 121

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The Boston Value Series 121 is Boston's latest 1U short-depth server solution and the first to feature the new generation Xeon® E3-1200 v3 CPU's by Intel®.


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Boston Value Series 121

Based on the 22nm Haswell microarchitecture, the latest range of Xeon E3-1200 v3 CPUs are the successor to the Ivy Bridge-based Xeon E3-1200 v2 processors. The 4-core Xeon E3-1280 v3 included in the Boston Value Series 121 has a standard frequency of 3.6GHz, with turbo boost enabling clock-speeds of 4.0GHz and comes with a generous 8 MB L3 cache. The Supermicro UP motherboard, features the latest Intel® C224 PCH Express Chipset with integrated Dual Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports and support for Up to 32GB DDR3 ECC 1600MHz UDIMMs in 4 sockets. Power efficiency is not sacrificed due to DDR3L (1.5v) support, LV CPU SKUs, digital platinum level high-efficiency power supplies, and application optimized cooling.

With a built-in 400W high-efficiency redundant power supply, 4 hot-swappable 3.5” SATA drive bays for maximum storage capacity, and 4 high-efficiency fans, the VS 121 is an ideal uniprocessor server for cost-effective, efficient and quiet computing.

The Boston Value Series 121 is capable of a wide variety of tasks; offering the very best in performance, power-efficiency and reliability for use within datacentres, as well as appliance server, space critical and industrial applications.


Key Features

1U Short-Depth, Entry Level Server The latest Intel Haswell Xeon E3-1200 v3 CPU Support Hot-swappable 3.5" SATA drive bays 8GB of ECC registered memory 4x 40x28mm high-efficiency fans 400W high-efficiency 80Plus Gold (92%) redundant power supply


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  • Applications

    Small Business Server
    Web Server
    Workgroup Server

  • Backplane

    1 x 1U SAS/SATA backplane

  • BIOS Features

    ACPI 1.0
    ACPI 2.0
    DMI 2.3
    SMBIOS 2.3
    USB keyboard support

  • BIOS Type

    128MB SPI Flash with AMI UEFI

  • Buttons

    Power On/Off button
    System Reset button

  • Certifications

    80 Plus Gold

  • Chipset

    Intel® C224 Express PCH

  • Colour


  • CPU Family

    Intel Xeon E3

  • CPU Manufacturer


  • CPU Model

    E3-1280 v3

  • CPU Quantity (Installed)


  • CPU Quantity (Maximum)


  • CPU Series

    Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3

  • CPU Socket

    Single socket H3 (LGA 1150)

  • CPU Speed

    3.6 GHz

  • Drive Bays

    4 x 3.5" Hot-swap SAS/SATA

  • Drive Support


  • Error Detection

    Corrects single-bit errors
    Detects double-bit errors (using ECC memory)

  • Expansion Slots

    1 x (x4) PCI-E 2.0 (in x8 slot)
    1 x (x8) PCI-E 3.0
    1 x (x8) PCI-E 3.0 (in x16) slot

  • Form Factor


  • GPU Manufacturer


  • GPU Model

    Aspeed AST2400 BMC

  • HDD's (Installed)

    2 x 500GB WD RE4 SATA

  • Input/Output

    1 x RJ45 Dedicated IPMI LAN port
    1 x TPM 1.2 20-pin Header
    1 x VGA D-Sub Connector
    2 x COM ports (1 rear, 1 header)
    2 x Gigabit Ethernet ports
    2 x SATA 2.0 ports (3Gbps)
    4 x SATA 3.0 ports
    4 x USB 3.0 ports
    6 x USB 2.0 ports
    SATA DOM (Disk on Module) power connector support

  • IPMI

    Aspeed AST2400 with 10/100/1000M bps MAC
    IPMI 2.0 with virtual media over LAN and KVM-over-LAN support
    Support for Intelligent Platform Management Interface v.2.0

  • LED indicators

    2 x Network activity LEDs
    Hard drive activity LED
    Power status LED
    System Overheat LED

  • Manufacturer


  • Memory (Installed)

    8GB DDR3-1600 2Rx8 ECC Un-Buffered RoHS

  • Memory (Maximum)


  • Memory Sizes


  • Memory Slots


  • Memory Speed


  • Memory Type

    DDR3 ECC Registered DIMM

  • Memory Voltage


  • Network Adapter

    Intel i217LM + Intel i210AT Controllers
    Realtek RTL8201N PHY (dedicated IPMI)
    Supports 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T, RJ45 output

  • Network Ports


  • Network Socket

    1 x RJ45 Dedicated IPMI LAN port

  • Number of Nodes


  • Peripheral Drives

    Slim DVD-ROM Drive (optional)

  • Product Range

    Boston VS

  • PSU Output Capacity

    400 Watts

  • RAID Support (SATA)

    RAID 0
    RAID 1
    RAID 5
    RAID 10

  • Redundant Power Supply?


  • System Cooling

    1 x Supermicro 1U Passive CPU Cooler for Intel LGA1156
    4 x 40x28mm high-efficiency fans

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