A High-Density GPU Accelerated Server for the Most Demaning HPC Workloads

Relion 2908GT GPU Server

The Relion 2908GT provides an efficient and cost-effective two unit server built on Intel’s new Grantley-EP platform Xeon® E5-2600 v3 and v4 processors. Employing the latest Intel 612 ‘Wellsburg’ series chipset, the Relion 2908GT is a high-density server, built specifically with performance in mind making it well suited for most high-performance computing workloads. Seamlessly blending ‘RAS’ (Reliability, Availability, Serviceability) features with functionality, offering up to 14 cores per processor and up to 1.5TB of DDR4-2400MHz RAM, the Relion 2908GT is an excellent choice as a host platform for all data center applications and requirements. To support most scale-out deployments, basic configuration options are available, making the Relion 2908GT an outstanding solution for those seeking powerful performance at an optimal price. With the ability to support up to eight PCIe x16 Gen3 slots for low profile cards and two available mezzanines for RAID, the Relion 2908GT offers outstanding per-watt/per-square foot performance.

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Key Features

Relion 2908GT Server Features

  • Dual Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v3 and v4 processors
  • 2U 8x 2.5” SAS/SATA HDDs
  • Up to 1.5TB DDR4-2400MHz (24x DIMMs)
  • Support for up to 8 double-width GPU cards
  • 8x PCIe x16 Gen3 slots
  • 1x PCIe Mezzanine x8 slot
  • 1x PCIe x8 low profile slot
  • Dual 10GbE/SFP+
  • Dual 1600W 80Plus Platinum PSU
Technical Specs

Relion 2908GT Technical Specs

Form Factor
Form Factor2U Rackmount
Processor Number2
Processor TypeIntel Xeon E5-2600 v3 / v4 Series
Maximum TDP145W
Board Management
BMC ChipsetASpeed AST2400
Dedicated BMC InterfaceRJ45
IPMI 2.0Yes
Virtual Media Over LANYes
ChipsetIntel Wellsburg C610 Series
Memory TypeDDR4-2400MHz ECC
Memory CapacityUp to 1.5TB (24x DIMMs)
Internal Storage Controller
Onboard ControllerIntel Wellsburg C610 Series
Storage System
Hard Drive Bays
2.5"8x Hotswap SAS/SATA Drives
Ethernet ControllerIntel I350 or Intel 82599ES
On-Board LAN2x GbE/RJ45 or 2x 10GbE/SFP+
PCI Expansion Slots
Number of Slots/Gen/Speed (Size)8x PCIe Gen3 x16 (GPU), 1x PCIe Gen3 x8 (LP), 1x PCIe Gen3 x8 (Proprietary Mezz)
Mezzanine Expansion Options
Proprietary Mezzanine
Storage Proprietary MezzLSI2208 Int, LSI3008 Ext.
Network Proprietary MezzDual 10GbE/RJ45 (Intel X540-AT2), Dual 10G/SFP+ (Intel 82599ES), Single 10G/SFP+ (Intel 82599EN), Mellanox Dual FDR VPI
GPU CapableYes
Supported GPUs
NVidiaTesla P100-16GB, Tesla P100-12GB, Tesla P40, Tesla M40-24GB, Tesla K80
IntelIntel Xeon Phi Coprocessor
External I/O Interfaces
USB Ports2x USB 3.0
VGA PortsYes
Supported Operating System
Supported OSRHEL, CentOS
Power System
Power Supply Size2x 1600W 80Plus Platinum or 2x 2000W 80Plus Platinum
Regulatory Compliance
RegulationsCE, FCC
Mounting Hardware
Rackmount RailsStandard Rails included
Operating Environment
Operating Temperature15C to 35C (59F to 95F)
Non-operating Temperature0C to 70C (0F to 158F)
Operating Relative Humidity30% to 80% (non-condensing)
Non-operating Relative Humidity5% to 90% (non-condensing)
System Dimensions & Weight
Height3.44 inches
Width17.64 inches
Depth31.00 inches
Machine WeightApproximately 68.3 lbs
Shipping WeightApproximately 80 lbs
Warranty3 Year Standard; Up to 4 years on-site available

Relion 2908GT Configuration

Relion 2908GT Base System
2.5" 10KRPM SATA
2.5" 10KRPM SAS
2.5" 15KRPM SAS
0.05-1 DWPD SATA Drives
Main Purpose: Boot and Read Applications
1.1-10 DWPD SATA Drives
1-25 DWPD SAS Drives
RAID Controller
RAID Configuration

No RAID volumes configured.

Disk Partition Configuration
Logical DrivePartitions
unassigned swap

Mezzanine Expansion Slot
TPM Security Module
Expansion Slot Options
PCI-E gen3 x8
Mellanox NIC Ext Warranty
Only needed when Mellanox NIC is selected
Do not mix and match GPU's
GPU Slots 1,3,5,7
GPU Slots 2,4,6,8
Power Cord
Power cord options for system with dual C14 inlets, 100-250V
Operating System
XFS Scalable File System
XFS Scalable File System requires Red Hat OS - Make sure select correct # of Socket License
Warranty & Service (GPU Server)
Warranty & Service (GPU Card)
Standard Warranty DOES NOT include ACR Support for GPU. Priced per GPU. EXCLUDE CONSUMER GPUs.
Service (GPU Server)
Service, No-Return (Compute)