Intel® Whitley Platform Server Board, Support Xeon® Single Ice Lake -SP CPU



    The ARES-WHI0 industrial ATX server board delivers the power and technology of the 3rd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors (formerly Ice Lake-SP). The 3rd Generation Xeon SP delivers high-end performance and support for vital data integrity and security technologies including Intel® Deep Learning Boost technology for greater inference acceleration and more efficient processing for AI server applications. The ARES-WHI0 leverages the Whitley platform to deliver performance and support for a wide range of deployments from server board, AI computing, and industrial control applications.

    The ARES-WHI0 delivers expandability with three PCI Express 4.0 [x16] slots and one PCIe 3.0 [x8] (in [x16] form factor), allowing the board to power up to four GPUs. This enables the ARES-WHI0 to power performance demanding applications from AI Edge server to AI-based visual inspection. Additionally, the ARES-WHI0 offers three PCIe 3.0 [x4] slots ([x8] form factor), perfect for frame grabbers, AI accelerators or adding on various functions to meet the needs of individual applications. The board can integrate easily into various deployments with I/O features including DIO, COM, Audio Jack, and VGA ports. Additionally, AAEON brings leading service and support to ensure the ARES-WHI0 delivers consistent, reliable and long-lasting performance, all at a price point to meet any budget.

    The ARES-WHI0 delivers support for greater storage capability, with eight SATA III (6.0 Gbps) ports, with RAID support, as well as NVMe. The board also features support for the latest Intel® Optane™ Persistent Memory 200 Series Modules, allowing greater flexibility and storage speeds in data server applications.


    • ATX Server Board
    • Single Intel® Xeon® Processor Ice Lake-SP processor
    • Intel® Communications Chipset C621A
    • 8 x DDR4 2133/2400/2666 MHz DIMM Slot
    • Intel Barlow Pass Optane DC Persistent Memory Up to 1TB
    • 8 x SATA3 (6 Gbps) ports; RAID 0,1,5,10
    • M.2 M-Key 2280 with PCIe x 4 Signal
    • Dual LAN with Intel® i210 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
    • External Dual USB 3.0 ports
    • Audio In Out and VGA x 1
    • IPMI Module support (Option)
    • TPM D/IO and Case open Support
    • 6 USB 3.0 ports (6 rear ); USB2.0 (2 rear to USB3.0, 2 by header to USB2.0) (BOM option)
    • 1 x COM Port (1 x header)
    • 3 x [PCI-E 4.0 x 16], 3 x [PCI-E 3.0 x 4]use [PCI x 8 Slot], 1 x [PCIE-3.0 x 8]
    • 5x 4-pin fan headers (up to 5 fans), 5 fans with tachometer status monitoring, Low noise fan speed control, Pulse Width Modulated (PWM) fan connectors, Status monitoring for on/off control, Status monitoring for speed control
    • Monitoring for CPU and chassis environment, CPU thermal trip support, I2C temperature sensing logic, Thermal Monitor 2 (TM2) support, PECI
    • CPU / System Overheat LED, Suspend static indicator LED
    • Operating Temperature Range 0°C ~ 50°C (32°F ~ 122°F)
    • +12V, +3.3V, +5V, 1.05 (PCH), 1.2V (VDIMM), 3.3V standby, Chassis intrusion header, Monitors CPU voltages, VBAT

    Specifications [ARES-WHI0]

    Form FactorATX Sever Board Whitley Platform
    processorSingle Intel® Xeon® ICE LAKE-SP Processors
    System Memory8 x DDR4 2133/2400/2666 R-DIMM Slot
    ChipsetIntel C621A
    EthernetIntel® i210 Gigabit Ethernet x 2
    Serial ATASATA II port x 8
    Expansion Interface3 x [PCI-E 4.0 x 16], 3 x [PCI-E 3.0 x 4]use [PCI x 8 Slot], 1 x [PCIE-3.0 x 8]
    Watchdog Timer1~255 steps by software programming
    RTCInternal RTC
    System Fan5x 4-pin fan headers (up to 5 fans)
    Front I/O PanelUSB 3.0 x 2 1 Gb RJ45 LAN x 2 AUDIO in and out x 1, VGA x 1
    Rear I/O PanelN/A
    Power Supply
    Dimension305 × 244 mm
    Power ConsumptionTBD
    MTBF (hours)TBD
    ChipsetIntel C621A
    Graphics EngineTBD
    Serial PortCOM x 1 Pin Header
    KB MouseN/A
    USBUSB 3.0 x 2
    Operating Temperature0°C ~ 50°C (32°F ~ 122°F)
    Storage Temperature-4°F ~ 140°F (-20°C ~ 60°C)
    Operating Humidity10%~80% relative humidity, non-condensing
    Storage Humidity10%~80% @40°C; non-condensing
    Vibration0.5 g rms/ 5 ~ 500Hz / operation (2.5” Hard Disk Drive)
    1.5 g rms/ 5 ~ 500Hz / non operation
    SHOCK10 G peak acceleration (11 m sec. duration), operation
    20 G peak acceleration (11 m sec. duration), non operation

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