Our test platform is a high-end PC from Supermicro equipped with a X6DA8-G2 motherboard
Hard disks can be swapped easily as this PC has a backplane
2 Intel Xeons at 3.6 GHz (Nocona core) are supervised by the E7525/Tumwater chipset. At the left bottom of the picture you can see the following slots: x16 PCI Express, PCI 33 MHz, x4 PCI Express, 1 PCI-X at 133 MHz, and 2 PCI-X at 100 MHz
Easy access through modular system fans
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