Sovereign C538 Specifications.


Supermicro X13SAE-F workstation board, ATX form factor


Intel® 12th generation Core® i5/i7/i9 processor (Alder Lake), up to 30MB L3 cache, LGA1700 socket, 7nm, up to sixteen cores

Intel® 13th generation Core® i5/i7/i9 processor (Raptor Lake), up to 36MB L3 cache, LGA1700 socket, 7nm, up to twenty four cores


Intel® W680 workstation chipset

Memory Subsystem:

Four (4) DIMM slots supporting up to 128TB DDR5-4400 unbuffered non-ECC SDRAM, Dual channel memory bus

Note: Dual channel configuration requires two or four modules

Graphic Subsystem:

Onboard Intel UHD770 3D accelerated APU, three digital ports (HDMI 2.1, Display Port 1.4a and DVI-D), triple head display
BMC (IPMI) integrated Aspeed AST2600 VGA (DB-15)

Hard Disk Subsystem:

Up to eight (8) SATA or SAS 3.5in hard drives. These drives can be configured as hardware RAID.

Storage Controllers:

Intel® W680 SATA controller, 8xSATA 6Gbs ports
Three (3) M.2 PCIe 4.0 x4 ports
(SR8) Broadcom 9560-8i SAS3/NVMe/SATA 12Gbps RAID controller, Broadcom 3908, 4G DDR4 cache, RAID level 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, PCIe x8 Gen4
(SS8) Broadcom 9500-8i SAS3/NVMe/SATA 12Gbps HBA controller, Broadcom 3808, PCIe x8 Gen4

CD-ROM Subsystem:

Optional 24X DVD+-RW dual layer optical burner

Sound Subsystem:

Onboard Realtek ALC888S 7.1 High Definition Audio

Network Subsystem:

Onboard Intel i219-LM Single-port PCIe Gigabit Ethernet controller, 1GBase-T, RJ-45
Onboard Intel i225-LM Single-port PCIe 2.5Gigabit Ethernet controller, 1GBase-T, RJ-45

System Slots:

Two (2) PCI Express x16 (v5.0) slots (single at x16, dual at x8/x8)
Two (2) PCI Express x4 (v3.0) slots

System I/O:

One (1) USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 (20Gbs) type C port (rear access)
Four (4) USB 3.2 Gen 2 (10Gbs) type A ports (rear access)
One (1) USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5Gbs) type A port (rear access)
Two (2) USB 2.0 type A ports (rear access)
Two (2) USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type A ports (front access)
One (1) Line out, MIC in, and Speaker ports
Two (2) RJ-45 Ethernet ports
One (1) RJ-45 Ethernet port (Management)
One (1) DisplayPort 1.4a port (UHD770)
One (1) HDMI 2.1 port (UHD770)
One (1) DVI-D digital monitor port (UHD770)
One (1) DB-15 VGA port (Aspeed 2600)






ASL Pedestal Tower chassis, FCC Class B
Two (2) front accessible USB ports
1200W EPS12V power supply, Platinum Level, 12cm fan
Dimensions: 7.0" (H) x 17.8" (W) x 25.5" (D)
Three (3) 5.25in expansion drive bays
SAS3 backplane with SES2 enclosure management
Eight (8) 3.5in hotswap hard drive bays
Three (3) 8cm hotswap centered, 4-pin PWM fans
One (1) 9cm fixed rear, 4-pin PWM fan
Optional sliding rail kit

Preinstalled Software:

Ubuntu, CentOS or Rocky Linux 64-bit operating system

Phone: 1.510.249.5900