A Secure, 2U Dual-Socket Server Optimized for Memory Intensive Workloads

Altus XE2112 Server

The Penguin Computing® Altus® XE2112 is a 2U dual-socket server powered by the AMD EPYC™ processor family targeting enterprise customers, memory intensive HPC workload and hyper-scale deployment. The Altus XE2112 supports the AMD EPYC dual-socket processor with the ability to expand up to 4TB of DDR4 capacity across 8 memory channels. The Altus XE2112 server supports 2.5" HDD/SSD options, NVMe U.2, NVMe M.2, dual/redundant power supplies and enterprise level management based off Aspeed AST2500 chip that supports RedFish. It is a cost-effective dual-socket solution that provides up to 4TB DDR4-2666MHz of memory capacity and 6 full height half length expansion slot and 2 low profile slots, 4 PCIe Gen3 x16 or 2 PCIe Gen3 x8, 2 PCIe Gen3 x16, and 2 OCP Mezzanine.

Data Sheet  

Altus XE2112 Server AMD EPYC processor Penguin Computing
Key Features

Altus XE2112 Server Features

  • 2U rackmount form factor
  • Dual Socket AMD EPYC™ processor
  • Up to 4TB DDR4-2666MHz ECC (32x DIMMs)
  • 4 PCIe Gen3 x16 or 2 PCIe Gen3 x8, 2 PCIe Gen3 x16, and 2 OCP Mezz
  • OCP Mezz Options include LSI3008 int., LSI3108 int., dual 10G/SFP+, single 10G/SFP+
  • 24 2.5” hot-swap SAS/SATA drives, or 18 SAS/SATA + 6 U.2 NVMe, or 24 U.2 NVMe
  • 1 M.2 NVMe
  • Integrated I/O and external ports
Technical Specs

Altus XE2112 Technical Specs

Form Factor
Form Factor2U Rackmount
Processor Number2
Processor TypeAMD 7000 EPYC
Maximum TDP180W
Board Management
BMC ChipsetASpeed AST2500
IPMI 2.0Yes
Virtual Media Over LANYes
Memory TypeDDR4-2666MHz ECC
Memory CapacityUp to 4TB (32x DIMMs)
Storage System
Hard Drive Bays
2.5"24x Hotswap SAS/SATA Drives (Up to 6x SAS/SATA/U.2)
U.2 NVMe (2.5")6x Hotswap U.2 Drives
M.2 NVMe1x M.2 NVMe
Boot Drives2x Hotswap SAS/SATA Drives
Hard Drive Backplane12Gb
Ethernet ControllerIntel I350
On-Board LAN2x GbE/RJ45
PCI Expansion Slots
Number of Slots/Gen/Speed (Size)4x PCIe Gen3 x16 (LP) or 2x PCIe Gen3 x8 (LP), 2x PCIe Gen3 x16, 2x OCP Me
Mezzanine Expansion Options
OCP Mezzanine
Storage OCP MezzLSI3008 Int., LSI3108 Int.
Network OCP MezzDual 10G/SFP+ (BCM57810S), Single 10G/SFP+ (BCM57811), Dual 10G/SFP+ (Intel 82599ES), Single 10G/SFP+ (Intel 82599EN)
External I/O Interfaces
USB Ports2
VGA Ports1
Supported Operating System
Supported OSRHEL, CentOS
Power System
Power Supply Size2x 1600W 80Plus Platinum / 2x 2000W 80Plus Platinum
Regulatory Compliance
RegulationsCE, FCC
Mounting Hardware
Rackmount RailsStandard Rails Included
Operating Environment
Operating Temperature10C to 35C (50F to 95F)
Non-operating Temperature0C to 60C (32F to 140F)
Operating Relative Humidity8% to 80% (non-condensing)
Non-operating Relative Humidity20% to 95% (non-condensing)
System Dimensions & Weight
Height3.43 inches
Width17.2 inches
Depth28.7 inches
Machine WeightApproximately 55 lbs
Shipping WeightApproximately 65 lbs
Warranty3 Year Standard; Up to 4 years on-site available

Altus XE2112 Configuration

Altus XE2112 Base System
Processor - AMD EPYC Naples DP
Memory - DDR4-3200 (AVL)
2.5" SATA
U.2 NVMe
RAID Controller
RAID Configuration

No RAID volumes configured.

Disk Partition Configuration
Logical DrivePartitions
unassigned swap

OCP Mezzanine (NCSI Slot)
OCP Mezzanine (No NCSI)
NCSI Switch (Toggle Switch)
Onboard NCSI Dip Switch Setting
PCIe Slot 1
PCIe Slot 2
PCIe Slot 3
PCIe Slot 4
PCIe Slot 5
PCIe Slot 6
PCIe Slot 7
PCIe Slot 8
TPM Security Module
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
Mellanox NIC Ext Warranty
Only needed when Mellanox NIC is selected
Warranty & Service (Server & Workstation)
Service (Server & Workstation)
Service, No-Return (Compute)
Cluster Configuration Trim Kit