SUPERMICRO SuperWorkstation, SYS-531A-I, Buy SYS-531A-I, Stock SYS-531A-I, SYS-531A-I Australia, The Supermicro SYS-531A-I is a mid-tower workstation that supports the Intel Xeon W-2400 processors, PCIe 5.0 expansion, DDR5 memory, and SATA drives. It is ideal for 2D/3D content creation, VR development, CAD and 3D modeling applications.

Supermicro SYS-531A-I: A High-Performance Mid-Tower Workstation for Content Creation and VR Development

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SKU: SYS-531A-I
Manufacturer : SUPERMICRO Workstation

The Supermicro SYS-531A-I is a mid-tower workstation that supports the Intel Xeon W-2400 processors (Sapphire Rapids), which offer up to 52 cores, 104 threads, and 97.5 MB cache per socket. The SYS-531A-I also supports up to 300W TDP CPUs (air-cooled), making it a high-performance and reliable workstation for content creation and VR development.

The SYS-531A-I features the Intel W790 chipset, which enables PCIe 5.0 expansion for faster data transfer and lower latency. The workstation has three PCIe 5.0 slots: two x16 full-height full-length slots and one x4 slot. These slots can accommodate various add-on cards, such as graphics cards, network adapters, or storage controllers. The workstation also has three PCIe 4.0 x4 M.2 slots for NVMe SSDs.

The SYS-531A-I supports up to 8 DDR5 DIMM slots, which can accommodate up to 1 TB of 3DS DDR5 RDIMM or LRDIMM memory. The DDR5 memory offers higher bandwidth, lower power consumption, and improved reliability compared to DDR4 memory. The workstation also supports ECC memory for error detection and correction.

The SYS-531A-I has four front hot-swap 3.5" drive bays that support SATA3 drives with RAID 0/1/5/10 support. The workstation also has two optional peripheral bays that can accommodate two additional 2.5" SATA drives. The workstation offers a total of 10 SATA ports for storage connectivity.

The SYS-531A-I has two LAN ports: one 1GbE BaseT port with Intel i219LM controller and one 10GbE BaseT port with Marvell AQC113 controller. It also has a dedicated IPMI LAN port for remote management and monitoring. The workstation supports the Supermicro Out of Band (OOB) license, which provides access to various management features, such as SuperCloud Composer, IPMI 2.0, Redfish API, Intel Node Manager, SPM, KVM-over-LAN, and more.

The SYS-531A-I comes with a PS2 power supply that delivers up to 668W of power output with 80PLUS Platinum efficiency. The workstation also has one rear exhaust fan and one optional front intake fan that provide optimal cooling for the system components. The workstation has a sleek black chassis that measures 17.2" x 16.7" x 21.1" and weighs 28 lbs.

The Supermicro SYS-531A-I is a high-performance mid-tower workstation that can handle various workloads such as 2D/3D content creation, VR content development, CAD and 3D modeling applications. It offers high performance, reliability, and scalability for your business needs.

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Some of the key features of the Supermicro SYS-531A-I are:

  • Single Socket E (LGA4677) Intel Xeon W-2400 processors
  • Up to 300W TDP CPUs (air-cooled)
  • Intel W790 chipset
  • 8 DDR5 DIMM slots
  • 3 PCIe 5.0 slots and 3 PCIe 4.0 M.2 slots
  • 4 hot-swap 3.5" SATA drive bays and 2 optional peripheral bays
  • 1 GbE and 1 10GbE LAN ports
  • PS2 power supply with 80PLUS Platinum efficiency
  • Supermicro Out of Band (OOB) license
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    Key Features

    Why Choose Us

    Intel Xeon W Family

    Intel Xeon W Family

    The model features the Intel Xeon W family processors which is designed to deliver ultimate performance, security and reliability for professional workloads such as VFX, 3D rendering, complex 3D CAD, and AI development & edge deployments. The Processor features:

  • Up to 38 cores with 76 threads
  • Up to 4TB of DDR4-3200 MHz memory
  • Up to 64 CPU PCIe 4.0 lanes
  • Intel Deel Learning Boost, significantly improving performance for deep learning workloads
  • Intel C21A Chipset and Intel AVX-512 Instruction Support
  • 270W TDP
    The Intel Xeon W Processors are the trusted platform for the next generation of content creators, product designers and data scientists. This processor allows professionals to create, test and deliver first-class solutions at incredible speed with the combination of its processing power, memory, and Intel Optane Storage enabling high-tier performance for every workstation.



  • Single

    Single CPU Socket

    This is a single socket system, single-socket servers take advantage of the evolution in server processing technology and form factor. The 1-rack unit, single-socket server can provide the I/O and compute power necessary to handle data-intensive workloads, access software-defined storage, expand virtualization capabilities and maintain edge setups.
    Savings on software license fees, improved thermal properties of single-socket servers to limit power consumption and reduce energy costs are major benefits of using a single socket system.


    NVIDIA Professional GPU

    NVIDIA Professional GPU

    UP-Workstation-SYS-531A-I supports the NVIDIA Professional GPUs, graphic cards that enable Professional Design & Visualization Solutions. NVIDIA’s visualization platform fuels innovation from the desktop to data center to cloud while delivering unparalleled performance and capabilities. Whether you’re developing cutting-edge products, telling immersive stories, or reimagining cities of the future, only NVIDIA RTX and NVIDIA Quadro professional solutions help you do it better and faster.

    two GPU series fit in this category:

    NVIDIA T1000, T600, T400 GRAPHICS CARDS

    The new NVIDIA T1000, T600, and T400 desktop graphics cards provide the performance, features, and reliability enterprise customers expect from NVIDIA professional visualization solutions in a powerful, small form factor. Built on NVIDIA Turing™ GPU architecture, the NVIDIA T1000, T600 and T400 graphics cards deliver faster performance to accelerate workflows like 2D and 3D modelling, and more.

    and NVIDIA RTX A2000, A4000, A5000, A6000 GRAPHICS CARD.

    The NVIDIA RTX™ A2000 introduces NVIDIA RTX technology to professional workstations with a powerful, low-profile design. Transform your workflows with real-time ray tracing and accelerated AI to create photorealistic concepts, run AI-augmented applications, or review within compelling VR environments. Supported by major creative and design applications, the power of RTX is yours.

    The NVIDIA RTX™ A4000 is the most powerful single-slot GPU for professionals, delivering real-time ray tracing, AI-accelerated compute, and high-performance graphics to your desktop. Engineer next-generation products, design cityscapes of the future, and create immersive entertainment experiences with a solution that fits into a wide range of systems so you can work without limits.

    Spearhead innovation from your desktop with the NVIDIA RTX™ A5000 graphics card, the perfect balance of power, performance, and reliability to tackle complex workflows. Built on the latest NVIDIA Ampere architecture and featuring 24 gigabytes (GB) of GPU memory, it’s everything designers, engineers, and artists need to realize their visions for the future, today.

    Unlock the next generation of revolutionary designs, scientific breakthroughs, and immersive entertainment with the NVIDIA® RTX™ A6000, the world's most powerful visual computing GPU for desktop workstations. With cutting-edge performance and features, the RTX A6000 lets you work at the speed of inspiration—to tackle the urgent needs of today and meet the rapidly evolving, compute-intensive tasks of tomorrow.


    NVIDIA GeForce RTX

    NVIDIA GeForce RTX

    UP-Workstation-SYS-531A-I supports the GeForce RTX™ 30 Series GPUs to deliver the ultimate performance for creators. They’re powered by Ampere—NVIDIA’s 2nd gen RTX architecture—with new RT Cores, Tensor Cores, and streaming multiprocessors for the most realistic ray-traced graphics and cutting-edge AI features.

  • DLSS AI ACCELERATION
  • DIRECTX 12 ULTIMATE
  • STREAM LIKE A BOSS
  • 8K HDR
  • GEFORCE EXPERIENCE
  • VIRTUAL REALITY
  • NVIDIA G-SYNC
  • NVIDIA ANSEL


  • NVIDIA A40

    NVIDIA A40

    UP-Workstation-SYS-531A-I supports the NVIDIA A40 Tesla, "The World’s Most Powerful Data Center GPU for Visual Computing". Combination of best-in-class professional graphics with powerful compute and AI acceleration to meet today’s design makes The NVIDIA A40 GPU an evolutionary leap in performance and multi-workload capabilities from the data center.

  • NVIDIA Ampere Architecture CUDA® Cores
  • Third-Generation NVIDIA NVLink®
  • Second-Generation RT Cores
  • Virtualization-Ready
  • Third-Generation Tensor Cores
  • 48GB of GPU Memory
  • PCI Express Gen 4
  • Data Center Efficiency and Security



  • Tower

    Tower Form Factor

    UP-Workstation-SYS-531A-I is built based on a tower form factor designed to handle heavy workloads. The space inside the chassis can accommodate effective cooling systems with large fans and radiators to handle ideal temperatures through CPU or GPU-intensive workloads.



    1 TB

    Memory Capacity

    UP-Workstation-SYS-531A-I can support up to 1TB of RAM providing enough RAM for virtually all productivity tasks. This is a great choice for users that need to run many operating systems at once, video and audio editing and virtual machines.



    3.5

    3.5" SATA

    UP-Workstation-SYS-531A-I is equipped with 3.5" SATA bays which enables users with ultra fast data transfer speeds and configurable RAID modes. The 3.5" SATA drive bays can deliver fast file transfers up to 10Gbps, and can support SATA I, II, and III maximising performance.



    Single Power Supply

    Single Power Supply

    Having single power supply enabled this system to provide simplicity, reliability, and low noise levels at a low cost. UP-Workstation-SYS-531A-I is equipped with a single power supply which can run virtual applications whilst effectively saving a lot of power even at high loads and minimizing drops in performance. It is also cost-efficient too as it uses less power which will cut down electrical usage.



    2D/3D and CAD Applications

    2D/3D and CAD Applications

    Are you an engineer designing intricate 3D models, designing complex mechanical subassemblies, performing Finite Element Analysis (FEA), Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), calculating sophisticated geometry or even rendering high-resolution imagery?
    this system is suitable for CAD / CAM / CAE (Computer-Aided Design, Manufacturing & Engineering) use case that architects, engineers & construction professionals use to create 2D and 3D projects.

  • AutoCAD, Solidworks, Inventor, and many more.
  • Let your Workstation Draft, annotate and design 2D geometry and 3D models with solids, surfaces and mesh objects
  • Automate tasks such as comparing drawings, adding blocks, creating schedules & customise with add-on apps and APIs"



  • Corporate-WINS, DNS, Print, Login

    Key Applications

    This system can be utilised as a small business server for basic entry-level corporate applications such as creating a local firewall, day-to-day office workloads with high numbers of users, server as a print server and other related use cases.


    We provide a range of support options to help give your business IT peace of mind, from remote assistance to onsite support for your DiGiCOR purchased Equipment. With many different service packages to choose from, you will have the flexibility to determine which package best suits your specific needs and requirements, allowing our support specialists to quickly begin the troubleshooting process and quickly return your hardware to an operation.

    Local Support

    We made sure that we stayed local. Our RMA warehouses are based in most metropolitan cities in Australia and New Zealand. This means that you have access to warranty and replacement parts near you.

    Best Value

    We have strong relationships with our industry-leading partners and vendors in the market. This allows us to provide highly competitive pricing on the latest cutting-edge technology in the market.

    Reliable Service

    We have been in the niche IT hardware and solutions industry for over 20 years. Our team of expert account managers, technicians, presales solution architects guarantee the highest level of customer service.