ASUS Server Lineup Based on Intel® Xeon® E3 and E5 Processors
Perfect for data center, enterprise, and HPC applications with extreme computing power, extensive expandability, remote supervision, and node management
ASUS has readied an entire range of server systems and boards with Intel® Xeon® E5-4600, Xeon® E5-2400, and Xeon® E3-1200 v2 processors. All provide extreme processing power and features that enable convenient expandability, remote supervision, and detailed node management for diverse applications in the cloud and on the ground, including data centers, enterprises with a focus on ERP, and HPC.
ASUS RS926-E7/RS8 4-way system with Intel® Xeon® E5-4600 processor supportAccommodating up to four processors for high end computing power, the RS926-E7/RS8 offers enhanced expandability with seven expansion slots. It supports two double-deck GPUs for equally potent graphics processing and genuine CPU/GPU hybrid computing, and can take up to 1TB in main memory. The system also uses 56Gb/s InfiniBand® interconnection alongside quad LAN to ensure the fastest available networking capabilities, making it an ideal choice for data center, HPC, and enterprise applications, with particular emphasis on enterprise resource planning (ERP).
Wide range of models with Intel® Xeon® E5-2400 processor supportThe RS500-E7/PS4 server offers users an optimized thermal design, employing a 1U rack front parallel processor and memory layout to improve air flow. Its 2+1 expansion logic consists of two PCI Express 3.0 slots plus an ASUS PIKE slot, and to ensure smooth networking and virtualization it offers quad LAN.
The Z9NH-D12 and Z9NH-D12/FDR server boards combine high density operation with considerable flexibility. They double the density of other half-board designs, supporting 12 DIMM slots for up to 384GB of LRDIMM (load-reducing) memory. ASUS Node Manager offers power monitoring and control, with extra features to support supervision of large server clusters. InfiniBand® FDR at up to 56Gb/s is included on the Z9NH-D12/FDR SKU. The Z9NR -D12 upgrades cooling with a lean rack design, integrating ASUS PIKE (6Gb/s), an Intel® Platform Controller Hub (PCH) with SATA 6Gb/s, and four additional SATA 6Gb/s ports. Its power efficiency reaches 95%.
The Z9NA-D6 and Z9NA-D6C server boards bring server-grade performance to standard ATX desktops, at the same time maintaining compatibility with rack and tower chassis. As such, they support both normal ATX power supplies and Server System Infrastructure (SSI) PSUs. Storage comes in the form of SAS 6Gb/s (an upgrade via ASUS PIKE cards), with onboard Intel® PCH support for SATA 6Gb/s and SATA Disk on Module (DOM). These boards use extremely durable components and materials, and are 91% energy efficient (up to 85% under heavy load).
Server systems and boards with 22nm Intel® Xeon® E3-1200 v2 processorsASUS has added support for the Intel® Xeon® E3-1200 v2 processor family on existing server systems and boards, incorporating effortless CPU performance boosts as needed by users. Up to DDR3 1600 memory offers higher bandwidth, while PCI Express 3.0 compatibility drives better and faster component interconnectivity.
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