Compact passively-cooled programs to find utility in all kinds of marketplace segments together with commercial automation, IoT gateways, scientific programs, kiosks, surveillance, and virtual signage. Those are supposed to be deployed for 24×7 operation in difficult environmental stipulations. The necessities in those segments are ceaselessly left out by way of conventional client PCs – large running temperature vary, ruggedness, improve for particular I/O sorts, and so forth. Absence of shifting portions (fanless nature) reduces scope for machine failure.

Supermicro has a lot of programs concentrated on this marketplace beneath the Embedded/IoT class. Their SuperServer E100 product line uses motherboards within the 3.5″ SBC form-factor. Particularly, the E100-12T lineup uses embedded Tiger Lake-U SoCs to create robust, but compact and fanless programs.

The SYS-E100-12T-H according to the Intel Core i7-1185GRE is the best possible acting machine within the lineup. The evaluation beneath takes an in depth take a look at the options and function profile of the machine, together with an analysis of the thermal resolution.

Advent and Product Impressions

Supermicro’s SYS-E100-12T collection of programs is according to the Tremendous X12STN 3.5″ SBC forums. Each and every board is to be had to finish shoppers in two variants – one with an built-in heatsink, and some other with out (WOHS). The SYS-E100-12T takes the Tremendous X12STN-WOHS board and mounts it throughout the CES-E101-03 fanless case supposed for forums on this explicit sort component.

Processors supposed for the embedded marketplace make it to finish shoppers a lot later than their client opposite numbers – they’ve an extended life-cycle, and the qualification cycles are long too. Even if Intel’s Alder Lake processors are trickling into ultra-compact form-factor programs already, the time for large availability of Supermicro’s SYS-E100-12T has come best now.

In spite of the SYS-E100-12T collection being tagged as SuperServer programs, the programs don’t use ECC reminiscence. There’s no separate BMC, however that isn’t a wonder for a system according to a three.5″ SBC board. Then again, to make up for that, the SYS-E100-12T-H does improve vPro and far off control functions use AMT. The machine additionally helps Supermicro’s tracking application ‘SuperDoctor’ – this permits Nagios integration for centralized infrastructure tracking.

In maintaining with the objective marketplace’s necessities, the SYS-E100-12T comes with a variety of I/O interfaces – two NBASE-T (as much as 2.5Gbps) LAN connections, 4 USB 2.0 ports, a serial port, a couple of COM ports, 4 USB 3.2 Gen 2 ports (3 Kind-A and one Kind-C), and improve for analog audio outputs, WLAN playing cards, and nano SIM playing cards.

Along with the primary unit, Supermicro provides a lockable 12V 7A (84W) DC energy adapter, thermal pads for playing cards to be put in at the board, screws for the set up, in addition to mounting {hardware} for the machine.

Our evaluation pattern incorporated 2x 32GB DDR4-3200 SODIMMs in addition to a 240GB InnoDisk M.2 NVMe power. The overall specs of the evaluation pattern are supplied within the desk beneath.

Supermicro SM-E100-12T-H Specs

(as examined)
Processor Intel Core i7-1185GRE

Tiger Lake 4C/8T, 1.8 – 4.4 GHz

Intel 10nm SuperFin, 12MB L2, 15W
Reminiscence Innodisk M4SE-BGS2OC0M-A DDR4-3200 SODIMM

22-22-22-52 @ 3200 MHz

2×32 GB
Graphics Intel Iris Xe Graphics

(96EU @ 1.35 GHz)
Disk Pressure(s) Innodisk M.2 (S80) 3TE7 DEM28-B56DK1EW1QF

(256 GB; M.2 2280 SATA III;)

(64L three-D TLC; InnoDisk ID301 Controller)
Networking 2x 2.5 GbE RJ-45 (Intel I225-IT)
Audio Realtek ALC888S Audio Codec On-board (Not obligatory Audio Jack, N/A in Overview Device)

Audio Bitstreaming Beef up over HDMI Ports
Video 1x HDMI 2.0b

1x HDMI 1.4b
Miscellaneous I/O Ports 3x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Kind-A (Entrance)

1x USB 3.2 Gen 2 Kind-C (Entrance)

4x USB 2.0 (Rear)

Virtual I/O by way of DB9 (Rear)

4x RS-232 COM (Rear)
Running Device Home windows 11 Endeavor (22000.708)
Pricing (Boulevard Pricing on June 6th, 2022)

US $1216 (Barebones)

US $1866 (as configured, no OS)
Complete Specs Supermicro SuperServer E100-12T-H Specs

Supermicro is within the strategy of increasing retail availability of the machine. Recently, just one e-tailer has a list for the product. The SM-E100-12T-H stands proud from the the embedded / commercial PCs reviewed up to now by way of us. Twin NBASE-T (2.5 GbE) ports and the presence of a Kind-C port are distinctive promoting issues. The motherboard used within the machine could also be reasonably versatile.

The chassis is made from extruded aluminum and carries vital heft. The highest of the chassis mounts as a warmth sink at the processor, permitting warmth to be dissipated away briefly. A couple of pictures of the internals of the machine are supplied within the gallery beneath.

Within the subsequent phase, we check out the machine setup and observe it up with an in depth platform research.

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