Meganet - Supermicro Shadow
Module: X6QT8 of MP Xeon® is a part of Motherboards
Key Features :
  • Quad Dual-Core Intel® Xeon® Processor 7100/7000 Series Support, up to 3.40 GHz, 667/800 MHz FSB
  • Intel® E8501 Chipset
  • Up to 64GB Registered ECC DDR2 400 SDRAM
  • Dual Intel® 82571EB PCI-e Gigabit Ethernet Controllers
  • Adaptec AIC-7902 Dual Channel Ultra320 SCSI
  • 2x SATA Ports via ICH5R Controller SATA Controller
  • 1 x8 (in x16) PCI-Express, 1 x4 (in x8) PCI-Express, 3x 64-bit 133MHz PCI-X, 1x 64-bit 100MHz PCI-X
  • Zero Channel RAID Support
  • ATI ES1000 16MB Graphics
  • . IPMI 2.0 Socket
Product SKUs
  • X6QT8 (Standard Retail Pack)
Physical Stats
Form Factor
  • Proprietary ATX
  • 16" x 14.3" (406.4mm x 363.2cm)
  • Quad 604-pin FC-mPGA4 Sockets
  • Supports up to four Intel® 64-bit Xeon® processor(s) of the same type below:
    • Dual-Core Intel® Xeon® Processor 7100/7000 Series with 2MB L2 Integrated Advanced Transfer Cache
System Bus
  • 667/800 MHz system bus
Operating System Software
  • Supports 64-bit Operating Systems
  • Supports 32-bit Operating Systems
System Memory
Memory Capacity
  • Sixteen 240-pin DIMM sockets
  • Supports up to 64GB Registered ECC DDR2 400MHz memory
  • Dual channel memory bus
  • Memory must be populated in pairs and all be of same type
Memory Type
  • DDR2 400MHz buffered (registered) ECC SDRAM 72-bit, 240-pin gold-plated DIMMs
DIMM Sizes
  • 512 MB, 1GB, 2GB, 4GB
Memory Voltage
  • 1.8V only
Error Detection
  • Corrects single-bit errors
  • Detects double-bit errors (using ECC memory)
  • Supports Intel® x4 Single Device Data Correction (SDDC)
On-Board Devices
  • Intel® E8501 chipset
  • MCH + ICH5R + 2 PXH + 82571
  • ICH5R SATA Controller
  • RAID 0, 1, JBOD support
  • Adaptec AIC-7902 Controller
  • Dual-Channel Ultra320 SCSI (Host RAID only supports 4 drives)
  • Host RAID 0, 1, 10, JBOD support
  • Support for Zero-Channel RAID
  • (Card NOT included)
  • Support for Intelligent Platform Management Interface v.2.0
  • (Optional: AOC-IPMI20-E)
Network Controllers
  • Dual Intel® 8257EB Single Port PCI-e Gigabit Controllers
  • Supports 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T, RJ45 output
  • ATI ES1000 SVGA PCI video controller with 16 MB of video memory
Super I/O
  • National 87427 chip
Input / Output
Serial ATA
  • Two Serial ATA ports
  • Two SATA hard drives supported
  • Dual EIDE channels support up to four UDMA IDE devices
  • Supports UDMA Mode 5, PIO Mode 4, and ATA/100
  • 1 Floppy controller; 1.44 MB
  • 2x RJ45 LAN ports
  • 2x USB rear ports
  • 2x USB internal headers
  • USB 2.0 Compliant / 1.1 Compliant
  • 1x VGA Port
Keyboard / Mouse
  • PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports
Serial Port / Header
  • 1 Fast UART 16550 serial port
  • 1 Fast UART 16550 serial header
Chassis ( Optimized for X6QT8 )
Rackmount Tower / 4U
  • CSE-748S-R1000
Important Chassis Notes
  • To ensure system stability with Quad CPUs, a 1000W (minimum) ATX power supply
    [8-pin (+12V), 8-pin (+12V) and 24-pin are required]
  • To ensure system stability with Cranford Dual Core CPUs, a (800W (TBD)minimum) ATX power supply
    [8-pin (+12V), 8-pin (+12V) and 24-pin are required]
  • Chassis must have CPU mounting holes required for CPUs with this serverboard.
Expansion Slots
  • 1 x8 (in x16) PCI-e slot
  • 1 x4 (in x8) PCI-e slot
  • 3x 64-bit 133MHz PCI-X (3.3V) slots
  • 1x 64-bit 100MHz PCI-X (3.3V) slot
System BIOS
  • 8Mb Flash EEPROM with AMI® BIOS
BIOS Features
  • Plug and Play (PnP)
  • APM 1.2
  • SMBIOS 2.3
  • DMI 2.3
  • PCI 2.2
  • ACPI 1.0
  • ACPI 1.0 (limited)
  • BIOS Rescue Hot Keys
  • USB Keyboard Support
  • Hardware BIOS Virus Protection
  • Optional IPMI (Intelligent Platform Management Interface) 2.0
  • SuperDoctor® III
  • Watch Dog
  • NMI
Power Configurations
  • ACPI/APM Power Management
  • Main Switch Override Mechanism
  • Wake-On-Ring (WOR) header
  • Wake-On-LAN (WOL) header
  • Power-on Mode for AC Power Recovery
  • Internal/External modem remote ring-on
PC Health Monitoring
  • Monitors for CPU Cores, +3.3V, +5V, ±12V & +3.3V Standby
  • CPU Core 5-Phase-switching voltage regulator with auto-sense from 0.86V-1.63V
  • Total of nine 3-pin fan headers
  • 9x fans with status monitoring
  • Status monitor for speed control
  • Status monitor for on/off control
  • Supports 3-pin Fans
  • Low noise fan speed control
  • Monitoring for CPU and chassis environment
  • CPU thermal trip support
  • Thermal Control for 6x Fan Connectors
  • I2C Temperature Sensing Logic
  • Thermal Monitor 2 support
  • CPU Overheat LED
Other Features
  • Chassis intrusion detection
  • Chassis intrusion header
  • SDDC
Environmental Spec.
  • Operating Temperature: 10°to 35°C (50°to 95°F)
  • Non-operating Temperature: -40°to 70°C (-40°to 158°F)
  • Operating Relative Humidity: 8% to 90% (non-condensing)
  • Non-operating Relative Humidity: 5 to 95% (non-condensing)
  • Passed to meet FCC standard requirement
Parts List
Part Number
Qty Part Number
Description Part Number
X6QT8 Part Number
MBD-X6QT8-O Part Number
1 Part Number
X6QT8 Motherboard Part Number
Manual(s) Part Number
MNL-0904 MNL-0669 Part Number
1 1 Part Number
Motherboard Manual for X6QT8 Ultra 320 SCSI Manual Part Number
I/O Cables Part Number
CBL-0022L CBL-034L-U320 CBL-0036L-03 CBL-0044L Part Number
1 1 1 2 Part Number
ATX Floppy Cable LVD, Ultra320 SCSI Cable ATA 66/100 IDE LP Cable 2ft. Amphenol, SATA Cable Part Number
Driver Disk Part Number
CDR-INTC-Q Part Number
Version 1.00 or later Part Number
I/O Shield Part Number
CSE-PT07L Part Number
Motherboard I/O Shield Part Number
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