by Brian Beeler

Advatronix Cirrus 1200 Server Video Preview

We often think about servers in rack units, but every now and then there's an interesting design that comes along that's well outside of the traditional rack U box. In this case we're taking a quick video look at the cube-ish Advatronix Cirrus 1200 server, which is designed for content creation professionals and others who want all the benefits of a high-performance server, with desktop-style flexibility.

We'll be back with a full review of the Cirrus 1200, complete witih performance results that include storage utilized in the 3.5" drive bays, and via the PCIe slots inside. 

Advatronix Cirrus 1200 Specifications:

  • Processor
    • Intel Xeon E3-1220LV2, 2C|4T, 3MB Smartcache, 17W
      Intel Xeon E3-1265LV2, 4C|8T, 8MB Smartcache, 45W
  • Memory: Up to 32GB, ECC DDR3 UDIMM, Dual Channel, 1600MHz
  • Optical Drive
    • 5.25" DVD Burner
    • 5.25" Blu-ray Reader
    • 5.25" Blu-ray Burner
  • TPM: Chip 20 pin TCG 1.2 compliant trusted platform module (TPM)
  • IPMI: IPMI 2.0 with virtual media over LAN and KVM-over-LAN support
  • RAID
    • Controller Dedicated Hardware RAID controller
    • Dedicated Hardware RAID controller with 1 external (SFF-8088) Mini SAS
    • Dedicated Hardware RAID controller with maxCache 2.0
    • Optional Zero Maintenance Cache Protection Module (ZMM)
  • Operating System:
    • Microsoft Windows Home Server x64
    • Microsoft Windows Storage Server x64
    • Microsoft Windows SBS 2011 Essentials x64
    • Microsoft Windows SBS 2011 Standard x64
    • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 x64
  • Server Dimensions: Height 14" 13/16", Width 12" 1/2", Depth 12" 5.5/16"
  • Weight: 54 lbs
  • Input Voltage:   100 Vac ~ 240 Vac or 110 Vac only [depending on PSU]
  • Input Frequency: Range 50/60 Hz or 60Hz [depending on PSU]
  • Efficiency:   87% +
  • Ports: PS/2 Mouse Port x1, PS/2 Keyboard Port x1, Dedicated RJ-45 IPMI LAN Port x1, Gigabit LAN Ports x2, VGA D-Sub Port x1, Serial COM Port x1, Front USB 2.0 Ports x4, Rear USB 2.0 Ports x2
  • Ports Optional: 10GBe Ethernet Ports x1,x2, Serial COM Port x1, Rear USB 2.0 Ports x2, Rear USB 3.0 Ports x2, Firewire 800/400 Ports x2/x1
  • Operating Temperature:   5°C to 35°C
  • Storage Temperature:   0°C to 40°C 
  • Humidity: 5 to 80% R.H. (Non-Condensing)
  • Warranty: 1 Year Limited
  • Max Operating Altitude: 10,000 ft
  • ROHS Compliance: Chassis, Motherboard, Components

Advatronix Cirrus 1200 Product Page

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