This arm gaming server can run 16 instances of Crysis at the same time

Supermicro introduced an Arm-based server – the ARS-210M-NR – in December 2022 Servethehome took it for a spin, load it with four Nvidia A16 cards. The test server was equipped with a 128-core amp 3GHz Altra Max Arm processor, 16 DDR4 memory modules (512GB total memory), two 25GbE-capable SPF28 ports, 16 2.5-inch bays and a pair of 2kW power supplies , all nicely assembled in a tool-less enclosure.

The icing on the cake is the quartet of Ampere-based Nvidia A16 graphics cards. Each card features 64GB of GDDR6 ECC memory and four GPUs sitting on a passively-cooled two-slot, full-height, full-length board. The A16 isn’t the most powerful data center card Nvidia has; that would be the A100; However, it hits a sweet spot for service providers looking to get the maximum number of concurrent users on a single board.

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