Supermicro X11SAE Workstation (Intel C236) Motherboard Review

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BIOS


On Supermicro’s X11SAE workstation motherboard we find a well-known BIOS setup in the form of a 128Mb SPI Flash EEPROM with AMI BIOS. It brings all the features that we want, including hardware BIOS virus protection.

Most parts in the photos on this page are pretty self-explanatory, so I’ll keep it short.

Main

The initial welcome page will allow you to change the date and time as well as show you the basic motherboard, BIOS, and RAM information, as we would expect it to.

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Advanced

The advanced page is where we find most functions sorted into easy to recognizable groups.

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Events

The event logs page is what it sounds like. We got a few options to change, but it’s all very basic.

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Security

The security menu contains one thing more besides the usual password setup and that’s the secure boot menu.

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Boot

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Exit

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Article Index

  1. Introduction, Specifications, and Packaging
  2. A Closer Look & Layout Analysis
  3. The Test System and Test Software
  4. BIOS
  5. CPU Performance
  6. Memory Performance
  7. Storage Performance
  8. Network Performance
  9. Audio Performance
  10. System Performance
  11. Power Consumption
  12. Final Thoughts & Pricing
  13. View All

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