Powerworks 5970 with Quad-Core Xeon® Processor X5355 2.66 GHz
Network Server
Ace Computers
24 Apr 2008

YES CERTIFIED with the following products:
Operating Systems:
  SUSE® LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for x86

Product Description
Built on a powerful processor foundation, the Ace® Powerworks 5970has the performance and features growing businesses demand. The Powerworks 5970 optimizes performance and cost by integrating key features, and the variety of configurations provides maximum flexibility and scalability for growing companies. The Powerworks 5970 features lower cost SATA drives. More, higher-performance PCI Express* slots provide the expansion headroom businesses need, and the integrated Baseboard Management Controller (BMC) enables manageability while preserving remote management upgrade options. For added flexibility, the Powerworks 5970 is designed to work with in both pedestal or rack configurations.

Tested Configuration:
Computer Type:Pedestal
Mother Board Revision:803
CPU:2 Intel®  Quad-Core Xeon® Processor X5355 2.66 GHz
Bus Type:2 PCI Express X16
2 PCI Express X8
2 Serial
2 64-bit/133MHz PCI-X
7 USB Ports
Video Adapter:ATI®  ES1000
Host Bus Adapter:Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH , Serial ATA (SATA)
Hard Disk Drive:Seagate®  Barracuda 7200.7 ST340014A , IDE
3 Seagate®  ST380013 AS , Serial ATA (SATA)
Floppy Type:NONE
Test Kit:System Certification Kit 6.0.16

Config Notes

Referenced Bulletins

Adapters and Drivers
Intel®  Integrated 82573
Driver Type: LAN DriverFile Name: e1000.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 141148
Checksum: 810a5e43bbf0c22c0952b3dd64191941

Intel®  Integrated 6321ESB ICH
Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: piix.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 29816
Checksum: 23d4be235a64acbdb83bdaff3977a635

Driver Type: HBA DriverFile Name: ahci.ko
File Date: 03-Jul-2006File Size: 36036
Checksum: 4385aba6fcf5161ce9695660a0870e9a

ATI®  ES1000

The term YES CERTIFIED applies only to the exact configuration documented in this bulletin. Components including LAN adapters, host bus adapters and other individually YES CERTIFIED components may be exchanged for other YES CERTIFIED components. For more information on swapping YES CERTIFIED components, please access the following web page:


For more information regarding the specific test configuration, please contact:

Ace Computers
1425 E Algonquin RD.
Arlington Heights , IL   60005-4715