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,ard(are Re/uirements

CacheMARA 00 +1.1&##
!able 12 System Requirements

AM" ystems are not supported because of some technical reasons !!! A *xpanders will not (or) properly and are not supported !!! Last change: 06th No ember !013

Component
Central Processing Unit (CPU) Random Access Memory (RAM) Mainboard (Motherboard) 'et(or) & *thernet adapter Raid+Controller & ,ost+ %us+Adapter (,%A) olid tate "ri-e ( ")

Configuration
Minimum¹
.4# $,5 6ntel with . Cores .47 $,5 6ntel with 8 Cores Core i7&i1&i94Pentium+$4 Celeron+"ual 0eon 78::&71::&11::&1#::&*7&*1&*9 8 $% 1:##&1777&1#:: M,5 pro ided by .&7&8 modules "ual+&!ripple+&<uad+Channel (ith .&7&8 modules per CPU ingle+&"ual+&<uad+ oc)et 111:&1111&111#&171#&11#9&17##&.:11 1 x A!A for " 1 $bps 6ntel & Realte) *thernet Adapter 8 x A!A& A port = 6 based raid+controller & ,ost+%us+Adapter or main+board 1 " #: $% dri-e with andforce & 6ntel & amsung controller or alternati-ely . additional hard+dri-es .&8 dri-es with 94.:: rpm (ith .&1 !% per dri-e 8 !% total a ailable dis) space

Recommended3
7 $,5 Core i7 with . Cores and ,yper+threading

; $% 1#::M,5 pro ided by . modules

1 x A!A # $%&s for " 1 $bps 6ntel net(or) port pro ided by the mainboard # x # $b&s A!A ports on board 1 x ;:$% dri-e with high endurance ratings designed for data+center (or)loads 8 dri-es with 94.:: rpm with . !% per dri-e ; !% total a ailable dis) space

,ard dis) dri-es (,"")

# $ystem builds which are not comply (ith the minimum re/uirements will not be licensed % Recommended system configuration to achie e optimal performance and reliability &f you intend to build your system differently' please contact the MARA ystems support for further assistance(

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+ model --$' but must be an 6ntel CPU with described specs or higher lo(er CPU speed will not deli-er the needed performance and will result in high response times .1&## !able .%A) Please be careful because not e-ery controller supports dri-es larger than .or optimal performance use the intended CPU >A' from 6ntel or similar products *emory is capable to run at lo(er cloc) speeds' therefore 1#::M.P$5 Cheap "s or $$:s with other controllers will ha e decreased lifetime & system stability and can lead to losing cached data & configuration .ost+ *ust be an 6ntel or = 6 Raid+Controller & .5 memory is capable of running in 1#:: M.9) connectors 11 connector for < =::5 &f you still ha e some /uestions left' please contact your local Reseller or the MARA ystems support for further assistance( Page ! / 3 .2 Additional Informations Component Central Processing Unit (CPU) CPU >A' Random Access Memory (RAM) Mainboard (Motherboard) 6nformation CPU is -ariable for )ache*+.+ $: &ntel &!10' &ntel 6!78692' &ntel 6!78792' &ntel 6!76092/6!760:2 adapter )areful' not e-ery chip set is supported by lo( end ser-er & des)top mainboards Raid+Controller & ..igher space will extend longe-ity of the dri e and impro-e performance 1higher read / write / &. memory slots a ailable 'et(or)s Cards with chip set from other -endors 12road3com' .ard(are Re/uirements CacheMARA 00 +1.5 specified soc)ets /he other direction also wor0s: 1777M.""s in Raid configurations are not supported' e ery dri-e must be usable separately (@%?") .ard dis) dri-es (.:.!% Must be connected to the A!A ports on the mainboard' connecting the dri e to an raid+controller will lead to lo(er band(idth for all dri-es olid tate "ri-e ( ") ."") Additional hard+dri-es needed in high peer+to+peer scenarios 1double amount of dri es needed5 Chassis !o a-oid .ealte0' +theros' 45 are not supported 'et(or) & *thernet All 6ntel 1 $bps des)top and .ost %us Adapter 1L$& P)&39 !(0 / 3(05 %us+Adapter (.ealte0 1not recommended5 net(or) adapter supported upported 1 $bps ser-er chip set models for )ache*+.5 soc)ets ?ne A!A port to support the " with enough bandwidth $hould ha e at least .ac0mount ser er chassis with A *xpanders pay attention to the /uantity of Mini+ A ( >> .5 RAM (ill (or) in 1777&1:## M.

+* 1 " &ntel $eries 330 60 @2' ! " Cestern :igital )a iar 2lac0 ! /2 3'7F' 1" )henbro .ther Hendors 1333/1600 *=A 9)) .thers CacheMARA 00 +1.ther Hendors 1333/1600*=A non39)) $amsung' Gingston 1066 *=A 9)) / non39)) .1&## recommended & sufficient & not recommended # hard(are parts & series not listed are not supported /he hard(are parts are arranged from best (top) to optimal solution (bottom) with product description !able 82 Example Builds %uild Minimal Recommended .1&## !able 72 Supported Hardware List¹ Component CPU &ntel -eon 93/97/98 >? < " ! @=A &ntel )ore i3/i7/i8 >? ! " !'3 @=A &ntel -eon 7700/7600 >? < " !'3 @=A &ntel Pentium3@ >? ! " !'6 @=A &ntel -eon 3<00/3700 >? < " !'3 @=A &ntel )eleron3:ual >? ! " !'6 @=A Model Mainboard &ntel $oc0et !011/1376 -8B' )60!/60</606 $oc0et 1170 =61/267/=68/D68/E68 &ntel $oc0et 1177 )!0!/!0</!06/!16 287/E87/=88/D88/E88 =61/267/D66/P68/E66 &ntel $oc0et 1366 -76' i7700/77!0 &ntel $oc0et 1176 =77/P77/D78' -76' i3<!0 RAM $amsung' Gingston 1333/1600 *=A 9)) $amsung' Gingston 1333/1600*=A non39)) ..+* 1 " &ntel :)3$3700 60@2' < " Cestern $9 $+/+ ! /2 3'7F 1" )henbro .+* 1 " &ntel :)3$3700 60@2' < " Cestern $9 $+/+ ! /2 3'7F 1" )henbro .P$' ! " < @2 1600 *=A 9)) Gingston .*1360<1< " 3'7FK 1 " !'7F =otswap' <00C P$J5 1 " &ntel )ore i33<130' 1 " :ynatron G31BB' 1 " &ntel $er er 2oard $1!00H3.*1!800 1!70C P$J5 1 " &ntel )ore i33<130' 1 " :ynatron G31BB' 1 " &ntel $er er 2oard $1!00H3.ighest Recommended Configuration Parts 1 " &ntel Pentium @1610' 1 " :ynatron G31BB' 1 " &ntel 2oard :=61CC' ! " ! @2 1333 *=A Gingston .P$' ! " 6 @2 1600 *=A 9)) Gingston .ther Hendors 1066 *=A 9)) / non39)) 'et(or) &ntel 1 @bps $er er 6!787 / 6!786 / 6!760 &!10/3<0/370 &ntel 1 @bps :es0top 6!78!' 6!78<' 6!78B .*1360<1< " 3'7FK 1 " !'7F =otswap' <00C P$J5 Page 3 / 3 .ealte0 1 @bps :es0top > Iear !010 Controller P)&39 3(0 16/6/<Port L$& / &ntel based P)&39 !(0 16/6/< Port L$& / &ntel based :ell )ontroller $eries 6 Perc =310/810/610 =P $mart+rray 6 @2/s' $+$ P)&39 1(0 6/< Port L$& / &ntel based :ell )ontroller $eries 8 Perc =!00/800/600 " $er er 1=igh 9ndurance5 $+$/$+/+ 6@2/s &ntel :es0top 1=igh 9nd5 $+/+ 3/6 @2/s &ntel' $amsung' $andforce :es0top 1Low 9nd5 $+/+ 1(7/3/6 @2/s &ntel' $amsung' $andforce ."" $er er =:: 1!</85 >? 1 /2' 8(!00 rpm C: / =itachi / $eagate :es0top =:: >? 1 /2' 8(!00 rpm C: / =itachi :es0top =:: >? 1 /2' 8(!00 rpm $eagate' .ard(are Re/uirements CacheMARA 00 +1.