SoC seems to be making a strong comeback over the last few years and Giada has the Server end covered with the N60E-O featuring up to 8 core, 16 thread path Xeon SoC Motherboards.

Storage solution for warm storage with specialized processor for maximum efficiency and performance balance

Giada N60E-O

Giada Technology, the industry leader in embedded systems and expert in server technology, today officially announces the N60E-O compact server for warm cloud storage applications powered by Intel Xeon-D processors which offer scalable performance on a tiny form factor.

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Broadwell-DE Processor

Balancing value, performance and integration, the Giada N60E-O features an onboard Broadwell-DE based Xeon-D processor which is intended for entry-level enterprise storage applications particularly warm data storage. The Xeon D-1540 features 8-cores with 16 threads with an impressive TDP rating of 45W offering a great balance of performance and power draw making for a highly efficient setup.


Compact and Compatible Mini-ITX Form Factor

The Giada N60E-O features the compact mini-ITX form factor (170×170 mm) for compact chassis but is compatible with most general tower-types, rack-mounted cases and mini NAS server chassis. Users can adapt the Giada N60E-O to their particularly dimensions without shifting chassis of their server.

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High-speed Ethernet

Besides sporting a dual Gigabit Ethernet RJ45 via the Intel i210 controller, the Giada N60E-O also sports two 10-Gigabit (10Gbps) SFP+ connectivity via SOC which allows greater bandwidth and transfer efficiency. Users can now achieve higher bandwidth with less latency.

PCI-E 3.0 x16 Expansion Slot

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A full-speed PCI-E 3.0 (x16 speed) expansion slot is present onboard for customers to upgrade their system with a fully-functional graphics card, HBA card, RAID card or network card.

Plenty of Storage Capacity

The Giada N60E-O features six (6) SATAIII 6Gbps connectors for maximum storage capacity. Users can also update to a 12G solution via the PCI-E expansion slot and get more performance from the Giada N60E-O in dense storage applications. The onboard M.2 slot expands the internal storage for faster responsiveness and system transfer and supports both SATA and PCI-E with up to 4GB/s of transfer speed. Two USB3.0 ports also offer expansion capabilities for storage and are perfect for maintenance and internal system backups via USB3.0 devices.

Choice Components for Maximum Efficiency

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Giada assembles the N60E-O motherboard with choice components configured by Giada engineers to deliver high-efficiency. The Giada N60E-O features solid capacitors that are durability tested up to 12,000 hours under 105*C temperatures which is in excess of the heat generated by standard operation.


Advance Remote Management Support

Manage your Giada N60E-O remotely via IMPI 2.0, even in an offline or suspended state via KVM modules that feature browser support which provides annual remote monitoring and diagnosis through an easy-to-use web interface (supported by N60E-O with Intel Xeon-D 1520 and higher).

Target Applications

Intended for entry-level enterprise applications that demand high cost-benefit ratio particularly for storage solutions such as NAS, SAN or IaaS applications.

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The small footprint of the Giada N60E-O makes it perfect for compact installations where it complements the inherent efficiency of the processor. The processor itself which is an onboard solution allows for rapid deployment for instances wherein a quick solution for the intended applications need to be deployed instantly.

SMEs and other scenarios requiring a solution for warm data or files that aren’t heavily accessed on a frequent basis will benefit greatly on the optimized architecture of the Giada N60E-O’s Xeon-D processor.

The Xeon-D processor’s low power consumption and heat output makes it a highly efficient and low maintenance part, reducing the need for servicing and is completely designed by Giada engineers for 24/7 rock-solid operation. Tested with durability and stability in mind, Giada designs the N60E-O server board with dedicated components to assist in achieving this goal.

Design to scale with growing business storage needs, the Giada N60E-O features support for up to six SATAIII devices controlled by the onboard SoC. Further storage can be added via the onboard M.2 slot supporting up to x4 PCI-E 3.0 speeds and also via the PCI-E x16 slot that can take in add-in board to allow expansion for more storage SATA, SAS, SCSI or whichever controller your application or infrastructure requires.


CPUIntel® Xeon® processor D-1540, Single socket FCBGA 1667; 8-Core, 16 Threads, 45W
Phy2* Intel® Ethernet Controller i210AT

1* Inphi CS4227

Memory4* DDR4 DIMM sockets

Supports up to 128GB DDR4 ECC RDIMM

VideoAspeed® AST2400
SATA6* SATA III 6Gb/s ports (from SoC),
Expansion Slots1*PCIE 3.0 16X

M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4, M Key 2242/2280

Internal I/O Port2*USB 2.0 port (via 9pin)

3* Fan header (4pin)

1* TPM 1.2 20-pin Header

1*20-pin Header for front panel

1*2x2Pin+1*2x12Pin ATX power port

1*9Pin header(COM port)

1*7pin beeper

Rear I/O1*IPMI Mgmt Lan + 2*USB 3.0 ports

2*RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports

2* SFP+ ports

1*VGA D-Sub Connector

OS SupportedNovell SLES 11 SP3

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.0

Ubuntu server 14.04

Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2012 R2

Windows Server 2008 R2

Operating Temperature0~40˚C
Relative Humidity0~95% R.H.

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Model:       N60E-O

MSRP:        N60E-O-1507: USD399

     N60E-O-1521: USD661

     N60E-O-1541: USD1210

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