Supermicro Starts Shipments of NVIDIA GH200 Grace Hopper Superchip-Based Servers, the Industry’s First Family of NVIDIA MGX Systems


Supermicro, Inc, a Total IT Solution manufacturer for AI, Cloud, Storage, and 5G/Edge, is announcing one of the industry’s broadest portfolios of new GPU systems based on the NVIDIA reference architecture, featuring the latest NVIDIA GH200 Grace Hopper and NVIDIA Grace CPU Superchip. The new modular architecture is designed to standardize AI infrastructure and accelerated computing in compact 1U and 2U form factors while providing ultimate flexibility and expansion ability for current and future GPUs, DPUs, and CPUs. Supermicro’s advanced liquid-cooling technology enables very high-density configurations, such as a 1U 2-node configuration with 2 NVIDIA GH200 Grace Hopper Superchips integrated with a high-speed interconnect. Supermicro can deliver thousands of rack-scale AI servers per month from facilities worldwide and ensures Plug-and-Play compatibility.

“Supermicro is a recognized leader in driving AI revolution, transforming data centers to deliver the promise of AI to many workloads,” said Charles Liang, president and CEO of Supermicro. “It is crucial for us to bring systems that are highly modular, scalable, and universal for rapidly evolving AI technologies. Supermicro’s NVIDIA MGX-based solutions show that our building-block strategy enables us to bring the latest systems to market quickly and are the most workload-optimized in the industry. By collaborating with NVIDIA, we are helping accelerate time to market for enterprises to develop new AI-enabled applications, simplifying deployment and reducing environmental impact. The range of new servers incorporates the latest industry technology optimized for AI, including NVIDIA GH200 Grace Hopper Superchips, BlueField, and PCIe 5.0 EDSFF slots.”

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“NVIDIA and Supermicro have long collaborated on some of the most performant AI systems available,” said Ian Buck, vice president of hyperscale and HPC at NVIDIA. “The NVIDIA MGX modular reference design, combined with Supermicro’s server expertise, will create new generations of AI systems that include our Grace and Grace Hopper Superchips to benefit customers and industries worldwide.”

Supermicro’s NVIDIA MGX Platform Overview

Supermicro’s NVIDIA MGX platforms are designed to deliver a range of servers that will accommodate future AI technologies. This new product line addresses AI-based servers’ unique thermal, power, and mechanical challenges.

Supermicro’s new NVIDIA MGX line of servers includes:

  • ARS-111GL-NHR – 1 NVIDIA GH200 Grace Hopper Superchip, Air-Cooled
  • ARS-111GL-NHR-LCC – 1 NVIDIA GH200 Grace Hopper Superchip, Liquid-Cooled
  • ARS-111GL-DHNR-LCC – 2 NVIDIA GH200 Grace Hopper Superchips, 2 Nodes, Liquid-Cooled
  • ARS-121L-DNR – 2 NVIDIA Grace CPU Superchips in each of 2 Nodes, 288 Cores in total
  • ARS-221GL-NR – 1 NVIDIA Grace CPU Superchip in 2U
  • SYS-221GE-NR – Dual-socket 4th Gen Intel Xeon Scalable processors with up to 4 NVIDIA H100 Tensor Core or 4 NVIDIA PCIe GPUs

Every MGX platform can be enhanced with NVIDIA BlueField-3 DPU and/or NVIDIA ConnectX-7 interconnects for high-performance InfiniBand or Ethernet networking.

SOURCE: PRNewswire