TS500-E8-PS4 V2 has 4 HDD bays and optional ASUS PIKE II upgrade kit performing high flexibility. There are four 3.5” hot-swap SATA/SAS HDD bays which is also upgradable to eight HDD bays for flexible storage requirement. Besides working as a pedestal server, the TS500-E8-PS4 V2 is also rack-mountable with the optional rack-mount kit, saving space and consolidating with the many systems required by growing businesses.
ASUS PIKE II offers the latest 12Gb/s SAS together with PCI-E 3.0 solution. While ASUS latest 12Gb/s SAS doubles the data rate running at twice the speed of the previous generation, PCI-E 3.0 offers high reliability and faster speed connection. ASUS PIKE II meets user needs with support for 6Gb/s SATA and 12Gb/s SAS storage and integrated RAID data protection. Just placing the PIKE II card can immediately enlarge the capacity, improve the performance, and strengthen the signaling, making it the great upgrade option. Additionally, multiple HBAs allow multi-paths which improve over performance.
There are 6 expansion slots include 2 PCI-E Gen3 x16 slots supporting up to x16 link perfectly for graphic applications. Moreover, MIO-892 audio card support could offer great sound quality and 7.1 surround channel audio experience. TS500-E8-PS4 V2 is perfectly for both server and workstation dual use.
TS500-E8-PS4 V2 benefits from premium components hand-chosen and carefully arranged by ASUS engineers to provide premium efficiency. With ASUS Beat Thermal Chokes, Dr. MOS, it delivers great durability and up to 94% VR efficiency. TS500-E8-PS4 V2 has durable 12k solid capacitors that are able to withstand up to 12,000 hours of high ambient temperatures. These 12K capacitors also boast lower equivalent series resistance (ESR) for increased efficiency and minimal heat generation.
With the Intelligent Platform Management Interface (IPMI) 2.0-compliant ASMB8-iKVM module in TS500-E8-PS4 V2 you’ll be able to monitor, control and manage the server remotely. ASUS Server Web-based Management (ASWM) Enterprise has a simple and intuitive web-based graphical user interface. Save time and effort by flashing the BIOS remotely, use the new screen-recording function for quick and easy trouble-shooting and exploit the many efficiency benefits of one-to-many centralized management afforded by ASWM Enterprise.