IntelŽ Server Board S1200BT

Entry Intel® Server Board with Essential Server-Class Features

Growing businesses need a reliable server solution for web servers, file and print servers, e-mail servers, storage servers and specific business applications. The Intel® Server Board S1200BT provides server-class performance without sacrificing cost-effectiveness or reliability to support the success of a workgroup, department, or small- to medium- sized business.

The S1200BT supports the 
Intel® Xeon® processor E3 1200 series and will support the next generation processor once available ensuring future upgradeability. Shipping in two variations; S1200BTS base SKU and S1200BTL with optional Intel® I/O or Management Module. 

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Form factor

ATX (12″ x 9.6″)

uATX (9.6″ x 9.6″)

Processor support

Intel® Xeon® processor E3 1200 series


Intel® C204 chipset

Intel® C202 chipset


4 DDR3 DIMM sockets (Unbuffered)

·         2 channel native (1066/1333MHz)

Total slots

·         One PCI Express* 2.0 x8 slot
(x16 mechanical)

·         Three PCI Express 2.0 x4 slot
(x8 mechanical)

·         One PCI 32/33 (5V) slot

·         One PCI Express 2.0 x8 slot
(x16 mechanical)

·         One PCI Express 2.0 x8 slot
(x8 mechanical)

·         One PCI Express x4 slot
(x8 mechanical)

·         One PCI 32/33 (5V) slot


·         6 SATA ports (2×6 Gbps, and 4×3 Gbps) via Intel C204 chipset
with Intel® Embedded Server RAID Technology and Intel®

·         Modular 4 port SAS and SAS RAID options via Intel® I/O Expansion Module

·         6 SATA ports (6×3 Gbps) via Intel® C202 chipset
with Intel Embedded Server RAID Technology and Intel RST

Intel® RAID support

·         Integrated SATA RAID levels 0/1/5/10

·         Optional SW RAID 5 with activation key for Intel® SAS Module

·         Optional internal SAS RAID module available

·         Integrated SATA RAID levels 0/1/5/10

Integrated LAN

Embedded Intel® Dual Gigabit Controller 82574L and 82578DM

Integrated graphics

Server Engine* LLC Pilot II* Controller with 64 MB DDR2 memory, 8MB allocated to graphics

Management and security

·         Integrated IPMI 2.0 baseboard management controller

·         Optional Intel® Trusted Platform Module (Intel® TPM)

Looking closely at the offerings both mainboards have huge upgrade paths with many flexible offerings.   The remit of PCI Express slots does in turn mean an additional raid card might be used if end-users already own one.    Multi monitor solutions can be easily put into place, therefore not just a server unit, but to some, low cost workstation for some clever administrators. 

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