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Supercomputer at Affordable Price

11/10/2008

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov 10, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI), a leader in application-optimized, high performance server solutions, today announced the addition of the world's most affordable personal supercomputer to its SuperBlade(R) family. Supermicro's new 10-blade server system based on the SBI-7125C-T3 blade provides the industry's most cost-effective blade solution, while also being the greenest personal supercomputer and office computing solution. Based on Supermicro's Server Building Block Solutions(R) architecture, the SBI-7125C-T3 can also be optimized for 14-blade configurations which are ideal for HPC and datacenter applications.

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"Our new SuperBlade(R) solution can be a very cost-effective supercomputer. Now our customers can affordably enable a personal supercomputer next to their desks with the same computing power previously only available via large server installations," said Charles Liang, CEO and president of Supermicro. "This optimized blade solution features 93%* power supply efficiency, innovative and highly efficient thermal and cooling system designs, and industry-leading system performance-per-watt (290+ GFLOPS/kW*), making it the greenest, most power-saving blade solution."

At an affordable price point, the highly efficient SuperBlade(R) minimizes operating costs to provide the best total cost of ownership (TCO) solution available. This solution will particularly enable customers with a limited budget who need high-performance computing.

This supercomputer is ideal for scientists and researchers in life science, bioinformatics, physics, chemistry and similar fields of engineering and science. One example of a large SuperBlade(R) deployment is the prestigious CERN Laboratory in Geneva, Switzerland, which selected the SuperBlade(R) to upgrade the computing facilities for its monumental Large Hadron Collider (LHC) project.

Supermicro Server Building Block Solutions(R) offer exceptional flexibility and outstanding feature advantages. For more information on Supermicro's complete line of server and workstation solutions go to www.supermicro.com.

About Super Micro Computer, Inc. (Nasdaq: SMCI)

Established in 1993, Supermicro emphasizes superior product design and uncompromising quality control to produce industry-leading serverboards, chassis and server systems. These Server Building Block solutions provide benefits across many environments, including data center deployment, high- performance computing, high-end workstations, storage networks and standalone server installations. For more information on Supermicro's complete line of advanced motherboards, SuperServers, and optimized chassis, visit www.Supermicro.com, email Marketing@Supermicro.com or call the San Jose, CA headquarters at +1 408-503-8000.

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Supermicro, Server Building Block Solutions and SuperBlade are registered trademarks of Super Micro Computer, Inc. Other names, brands and trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

* Peak power efficiency and performance ratings based on internal test results.

SOURCE Super Micro Computer, Inc.

http://www.Supermicro.com

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