Viz Engine Administrator Guide

Version 4.2 | Published December 04, 2020 ©

Supermicro SuperServer 7048 GR-TR

The dual-processor SuperServer 7048 GR-TR have excellent expansion capabilities and can be configured with up to four graphic cards. The chassis can be configured with tower top cover and feet as a desktop server, or as a 4U rack mountable chassis.

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This section covers the following details:

GPU Installation

The NVIDIA graphic cards must be installed with the first one at the bottom, furthest away from the CPU:

Slot

Card

CPU1 Slot2 PCI-E 3.0 x16

Graphic Card 1

CPU1 Slot4 PCI-E 3.0 x16

Graphic Card 2

CPU2 Slot6 PCI-E 3.0 x16

Graphic Card 3

CPU2 Slot8 PCI-E 3.0 x16

Graphic Card 4

CPU1 Slot10 PCI-E 3.0 x8 (in x16)

Matrox card

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Also, make sure that the onboard GPU is disabled by setting the JPG1 jumper to pins 2 and 3:

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BIOS Settings

Setting

Value

Advanced > CPU Configuration Hyper-Threading (All)

Disabled

Advanced > Chipset Configuration > North Bridge > QPI Configuration > QPI General Configuration > Early Snoop

Disabled

Advanced > CPU Configuration > Advanced Power Management Configuration:

Power Technology

Disabled

Energy Performance Tuning

Disabled

Energy BIAS Setting

Performance

Energy Efficient Turbo

Disabled