Viz Engine Administrator Guide

Version 4.2 | Published December 04, 2020 ©

Dell Precision R3930

This section describes the specification and PCI board layout of a Dell R3930 machine with the different cards provided by Vizrt.

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Default Hardware

  • Server 1RU

  • OS: Windows 10 IoT Enterprise LTSC 2019

  • CPU : 1x Intel Xeon E-2186G 6-Core

  • RAM : 32 GB DDR 4 (4x 8GB)

  • 1st SSD : 256 GB S-ATA SSD

  • 2nd SSD : 512 GB M.2 on Mainboard

  • RAID Controller : Intel Onboard

  • Hot Plug Power Supply : 2x 550W

Connectors

Front connectors

Back connectors

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1. HDD activity light

2. Hard drive (4x2.5")

3. Audio jack

4+5. USB 3.1 (Type C)

6. SD card reader

7. Power button/power light

8. Information tag

9. PCIe x8 or unused if 10. is PCIe x16

10. PCIe x16 or PCIe x8 if 9. is used

11. PCIe x4 slot

12. USB 3.1 (Type C)/iGFX DisplayPort (2x)

13. Remote power switch connector

14. Serial port

15. 10G RJ-45 Ethernet

16. 1G RJ-45 Ethernet

17. Redundant dual 550W power supplies

PCI Configuration with P4000 or P6000

Slot

Usage

Slot 1

GPU

Slot 2

unused, otherwise GPU would not run PCIe x16

Slot 3

Matrox DSXLE4 or other PCIe card

PCI Configuration with P2000

Slot

Usage

Slot 1

GPU (Runs at PCIe x8 Speed if Slot 2 is used)

Slot 2

Sealevel GPI, Plura Timecode, Bluestorm RS422

Slot 3

Sealevel GPI, Plura Timecode, Bluestorm RS422

PCI Configuration with Onboard GPU (Intel HD620)

Slot

Usage

Slot 1

Sealevel GPI, Plura Timecode, Bluestorm RS422

Slot 2

Sealevel GPI, Plura Timecode, Bluestorm RS422

Slot 3

Sealevel GPI, Plura Timecode, Bluestorm RS422

Note: Intel HD620 onboard GPU uses USB-C type connector. In most cases an Adapter is required to connect a Monitor.

BIOS Settings

  • During Post, press F2 to get access to the BIOS Setup.

  • General - Advanced Boot Options – uncheck Legacy Option ROMs

  • Performance - Intel Speed Step - uncheck “Enable Intel Speed Step”

  • Performance - C-States Control - uncheck “C States”

  • Thermal Configuration – CPU Zone: set speed to 20%

  • Thermal Configuration - PSU and PCIe Zone: set speed to 20% If working under high ambient temperatures, fan speed may be set to a higher value.

Note: Certain third party vendor drivers require secure boot to be disabled to install properly.