Mars IV 1U Server Firewall

1U Server
ASRock H270M-ITX/ac 1U Server Back
Remove Rack Ears for Desktop Chasis

Mars IV 1U Server Firewall. 3.6Ghz Intel Core i7-7700 4C/8T. Two (2) Intel  Gigabit Ethernet. 1 x PCI-E 3.0 x16 expansion. 4GB DDR4 RAM (maximum 32GB). SATA DOM/M.2/SSD/HDD firmware storage. 1U short-depth case dimension: 19" x 1.75" x 9.84".

pfSense® and OPNsense® software are open-source firewall distributions based on FreeBSD.


  1. ASRock H270M-ITX/ac motherboard.
    • 3.6 Ghz Intel Core i7-7700 (4C/8T, CPU Mark=10,973). See Intel Website for CPU specifications.
    • 4GB DDR4 memory (upgradable to a maximum of 32GB).
    • There is NO serial/comm port! Console is through VGA (HDMI/DVI-D) only.
    • See the User Manual for motherboard specifications.
  2. High performance IPSec VPN/OpenVPN Router
  3. Dual-Ports: 1 x Intel i219V and 1 x Intel i211V Gigabit Ethernet
    • 1 x PCI-E 3.0 x16 expansion slot: choices of quad-port GbE or dual/quad port 10GbE ports.
    • Intel 802.11ac WiFi with two antennas
  4. Short-Depth 1U Rackmount Case. The form factor of the 1U server is about 19 inches by 10 inches by 1.75 inches in dimensions. Weight about 12 lbs.
    • The 1U rack ears can be removed to turn into a desktop chassis. See picture!

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Corporate HQ
Data Center Data Center
Technical Summary
CPU Intel® Atom C2558
Intel® Atom C2758/C2750

Intel® Core i7-7700

Intel® Xeon D-1557
Memory 8GB
(Maximum 32GB) 
(Maximum 32GB)
(Maximum 32GB)
(Maximum 64GB)
Storage 8GB DOM
(optional 2.5inch HD/SSD)
(optional 2.5inch HD/SSD)
(optional 2.5inch HD/SSD)
(optional 2.5inch HD/SSD)
Interfaces - Four (4) Intel i354 Gigabit Ethernet - Four (4) Intel i354 Gigabit Ethernet
- PCI-E 2.0 x8 Expansion
- Two Ports: 1 x Intel i219V and 1 x i211V Gigabit Ethernet
- PCI-E 3.0 x16 Expansion
- Two Gigabit Ethernet: 2 x Intel i350-MA2
- Two 10 Gigabit Ethernet: 2 x X550 LAN or SPF+
- PCI-E 3.0 x16 Expansion
(CPU Mark)
2196 - 3162 (C2758)
- 3800 (C2750)
10,873 ~14,000
Hardware Encryption Engine AES-NI, Quickassist AES-NI, Quickassist AES-NI AES-NI
Power Consumption 25W 45W 100W 60W



  1. It will take about 5 business days to ship a complete firewall server.


Weight: 12 lb
Price: $1,499.99
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Intel Core i7-7700
# of Cores
# of Threads
Processor Base Frequency
TDP  65W
Graphic Processor  Intel HD Grapghics
CPU Mark (2017)  10,973
ASRock H270M-ITX/ac Motherboard
- Intel H270
System Memory - 2 x DIMM, Max 32GB, DDR4
Onboard LAN - Two (2) ports: 1 x i219V and 1 x i211V Gigabit Ethernet
- Intel 802.11ac WiFi
Onboard SATA II
- 6 x SATA3 6Gb/s ports
- Only 2 x 2.5inch HDD/SSD available mounting places
Expansion Slots - 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16
Back Panel I/O - 1 x PS/2
- 1 x DVI, 2 x HDMI
- 2 LAN (RJ-45) Port
- 6 x USB 3.0 (blue)
- 2 x USB 2.0
- 3 x Audio Jacks
- 2 x Antenna Ports
Form factor -  mini-ITX
Software Compatibility
Windows - Windows 10
Linux Distribution
- Arch
- CentOS
- Debian
- openSUSE
- Ubuntu
- Contact Tech Support for other distibutions
BSD - FreebSD
- OpenBSD
Firewall Distribution - IPCop
- OpnSense
- pfSense
Contact Tech Support for other firewall distibutions
Telephony - Asterisk
- FreePBX
- FreeSwitch
- Elastix
- Check with Tech Support for Telephony cards
Others - Contact tech support at
Support & Warranty

Support Information

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  • Contact us by phone: 567-859-9422
  • Submit a question via a web form.
  • We will asnwers pre-sale and support questions within a business day


  • One-Year Limited Warranty.

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