Taiko Audio SGM Extreme : the Crème de la Crème on What's Best Forum

Description by CKKeung, as posted on What’s Best Forum

Emile of Taiko Audio told me that he has been very busy to fulfill the orders of SGM Extreme for his Korean customers and he doesn’t have time nor energy to start a thread on WBF. Let me do it for him:-)

Here are some of the specs of the Taiko Audio SGM Extreme :

      • Dimensions 483*450*180mm including feet,
      • Weight: 42Kg / 93lbs.
      • Dual Xeon Scalable 10/20 core CPUs.
      • 48Gb (12*4Gb) custom memory modules.
      • The 2 CPUs and 12 memory modules are not shared but split into 2 domains, 1 dedicated to the operating system, 1 dedicated to music-related services, and playback software.
      • All storage is directly connected to the Xeon CPU integrated disk controllers, no SATA SSD’s / controllers used. Maximum number of drives supported: 24.
      • 400-Watt high-current power supply, Lundahl chokes, ~700.000uF Mundorf electrolytes, Duelund pure silver foil bypass capacitors.
      • Custom Windows 10 Enterprise LTSC 2019 OS.
      • Playback software: Roon, HQplayer optional.
      • Completely passive cooled, no fans.

The above was first posted in the SGM Server thread on What’s Best Forum. There, you will find vast amounts of info pertaining to all the aspects of integrating a Taiko SGM Extreme Music Server into an audio system. Also active on What’s Best Forum, are the Taiko Team Members, who are always happy to respond to any questions.

SGM Server thread on What’s Best Forum