Ports: 5x USB 3.0 Ports (2 rear, 2 via header, 1 Type A), 6x USB 2.0 Ports (2 rear, 4 via headers), 1x VGA Port, 2x Serial Ports (1 rear, 1 via header), 2x RJ45 LAN Ports, 1x RJ45 Dedicated IPMI LAN Port
Form Factor: MicroATX, 9.6 x 9.6 inch / 24.4 x 24.4 cm
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Reviewed by Phillip Ritter from Danville, CA on 02/03/17
Solid board, typical SM build quality.
The M.2 slot is 60mm NVMe, which is pretty useless. AFAIK there are not M.2 60mm NVMe SSDs in the wild. All of the 60mm M.2 cards are SATA - not NMVe - and don't work. NVMe M.2 SSDs are all 80mm or 110mm.
Interestingly, the 1Gbe versionn of this same board supports 80mm M.2, but only 2 lanes of PCIe.
I know SM had to make trade-offs to fit things onto the board but surprising that they made choices that effectively make the M.2 slot useless.
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