A Versatile, Efficient Four-Node Server for HPC Workloads

Relion 2940e Server

The Relion 2940e is based on Intel’s Xeon E5-2600 v3 and v4 processors. Utilizing the Intel C612 (Wellsburg) series chipset, it is a versatile four-node server that is well suited for efficient performance and HPC workstations. With RAS (Reliability, Availability, Serviceability) features like RAID options, IPMI 2.0 support and ‘KVM over IP’ functionality, this platform is a good fit for mission-critical workloads. With these RAS features as well as up to sixteen cores per processor and up to 512GB of DDR4-2400MHz RAM, the system is also an excellent choice as a big data solution. Basic configuration options are available for scale-out deployments, making the Relion 2940e a great server for those looking for a balance between performance and power efficiency in a 4 node 2U form factor.


Relion 2940e
Key Features

Relion 2940e Server Features

  • Dual Socket Intel® E5-2600 v3/v4 Series processor
  • Up to 512GB DDR4-2400MHz (8x DIMMs)
  • 12x 3.5” or 16x 2.5” Hotswap SAS/SATA HDD bays
  • Intel® C610 Chipset (Wellsburg)
  • Single/Redundant 1600W 80Plus Platinum PSU (220V AC)
  • 2x GigE/RJ45 (Intel® I350)
Technical Specs

Relion 2940e Technical Specs

Form Factor
Form Factor2U - 4 Node Rackmount
Processor Number2 per node / 8 total
Processor TypeIntel Xeon E5-2600 v3 / v4 Series
Maximum TDP130W
Board Management
BMC ChipsetEmulex Pilot 3
Dedicated BMC InterfaceRJ45
Shared BMCYes
IPMI 2.0Yes
Virtual Media Over LANYes
ChipsetIntel Wellsburg C610 Series
Memory TypeDDR4-2400MHz ECC
Memory CapacityUp to 512GB (8x DIMMs)
Internal Storage Controller
Onboard ControllerIntel Wellsburg C610 Series
Storage System
Hard Drive Bays
2.5"4x Hotswap SAS/SATA Drives per Node
Ethernet ControllerIntel I210
On-Board LAN2x GbE/RJ45
PCI Expansion Slots
Number of Slots/Gen/Speed (Size)1x PCIe 3.0 x16, 1x Mezz x8 per node
External I/O Interfaces
Serial Ports1
USB Ports4x USB 2.0
VGA PortsYes
Supported Operating System
Supported OSRHEL, CentOS
Power System
Power Supply Size2x 1600W 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
Width17.24 inches
Depth30.70 inches
Machine WeightApproximately 84 lbs
Shipping WeightApproximately 94 lbs
Warranty3 Year Standard; Up to 4 years on-site available

Relion 2940e Configuration

# of Sockets per Node
2.5" 10KRPM SATA
0.05-1 DWPD SATA Drives
Main Purpose: Boot and Read Applications
1.1-10 DWPD SATA Drives
RAID Controller
RAID Configuration
Disk Partition Configuration
Logical DrivePartitions
unassigned swap

Mezzanine Expansion Slot
Expansion Slot Options
PCI-E gen3 x16
Mellanox NIC Ext Warranty
Only needed when Mellanox NIC is selected
Rackmount Rails
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 (4NODE)
On-Site Service
Keep your Hardware Support
Keep your hard drive support allows you to receive replacement hard drive with only a photocopy of the original failed drive.