Boston Value Series 160-G8

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The Boston Value Series 160 G8 is the latest 1U short-depth server solution from Boston featuring an Intel Xeon E5-1650 processor complimented and enhanced by liquid cooling. This innovative technology enables a cool internal temperature, low noise operation and lower power consumption when comparing to conventional servers.


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Boston Value Series 160-G8

Utilising Intel's latest Xeon E5 series processor codenamed "Sandy Bridge" clocked at 3.2GHz, the Boston Value Series 160 G8 represents the next generation of high performance UP 1U solutions from Boston.

With a hex-core Xeon E5-1650 processor and 32GB of RAM as standard you'll be surprised at the range of high performance tasks which can be undertaken by the Boston Value Series 160 G8. Thanks to the maintenance free liquid cooling solution it runs cooler and quieter than other air cooled rival 1U servers and also consumes less power.

The Boston Value Series 160 G8 contains 8 hot-swappable 2.5" S-ATA drive bays with optional SAS support for greater flexibility and a high storage capacity. Two 1Gb Ethernet ports are provided as standard alongside redundant power supplies and integrated remote management with KVM/IP (IPMI) making this an excellent solution for small business.


Key Features

1U Short Depth Server Innovative Liquid Cooling Technology for silent operation and low power The latest 6-core Intel Xeon E5-1650 processor with the up to 3.8Ghz turbo frequency 32GB of ECC registered memory in the Quad-channel configuration 8 hot-swappable 2.5" drive bays Integrated IPMI Remote Management with KVM/IP Redundant power supply (1+1) One full height PCI-E gen.3 slot for the add-on card Optional support for the SAS drives


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  • Applications

    Active Directory / Domain Controller
    File Services
    Network Services
    Small Business Server
    Web Server
    Workgroup Server

  • Backplane

    1 x 1U SAS/SATA backplane

  • BIOS Features

    ACPI 1.0
    ACPI 2.0
    ACPI 3.0
    ACPI 4.0
    APM 1.2
    DMI 2.3
    Hardware BIOS Virus protection
    PCI 2.3
    Plug and Play (PnP)
    RTC (Real Time Clock) Wakeup
    SMBIOS 2.7.1
    USB keyboard support

  • BIOS Type

    64MB SPI Flash EEPROM with AMI BIOS

  • Buttons

    Power On/Off button
    System Reset button
    UID button

  • Chipset

    Intel C602

  • Colour


  • CPU Family

    Intel Xeon

  • CPU Manufacturer


  • CPU Model


  • CPU Quantity (Installed)


  • CPU Quantity (Maximum)


  • CPU Series

    Intel Xeon E5-1600

  • CPU Socket

    Socket R (LGA 2011)

  • CPU Speed

    3.2 GHz

  • Drive Bays

    8 x 2.5" 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 x16 slot)
    1 x (x8) PCI-E 3.0 (in x16) slot
    1 x (x16) PCI-E 3.0

  • Form Factor


  • GPU Family

    Matrox G-Series

  • GPU Manufacturer


  • GPU Model

    Matrox G200eW

  • HDD's (Installed)

    4 x 1TB SATA 7200RPM 6Gb/s

  • Input/Output

    1 x DOM (Disk on Module) power connector
    1 x RJ45 Dedicated IPMI LAN port
    1 x Serial Header
    1 x Serial Port
    1 x TPM 1.2 Header
    1 x VGA port
    2 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse ports
    2 x RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports
    2 x SATA 3.0 ports (6Gbps)
    4 x SATA 2.0 ports (3Gbps)
    4 x SATA ports (3Gbps) via SCU
    9 x USB 2.0 ports

  • IPMI

    IPMI 2.0 with virtual media over LAN and KVM-over-LAN support
    Nuvoton WPCM450RA0BX
    Realtek RTL8201N PHY (dedicated IPMI)
    Support for Intelligent Platform Management Interface v.2.0

  • LED indicators

    2 x Network activity LEDs
    Hard drive activity LED
    Power status LED
    Universal Information (UID) LED

  • Manufacturer


  • Memory (Installed)

    32GB DDR3 ECC Registered 1600MHz

  • Memory (Maximum)


  • Memory Slots


  • Memory Speed


  • Memory Type

    DDR3 ECC Registered DIMM

  • Network Adapter

    Intel i350 Dual Port Gigabit Ethernet
    Supports 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T, RJ45 output
    Virtual Machine Device Queues reduce I/O overhead

  • Network Ports


  • Network Socket

    1 x RJ45 Dedicated IPMI LAN port

  • Peripheral Drives

    1 x Slim DVD-RW SATA drive

  • Product Range

    Boston VS

  • PSU Output Capacity

    400 Watts

  • RAID Support (SATA)

    RAID 0
    RAID 1
    RAID 5 (Windows only)
    RAID 10

  • Super I/O

    Nuvoton NCT 6776F

  • System Cooling

    2 x additional fans optional
    4 x 4cm high performance fans

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