A Versatile, Scalable 2U - 4 Node Server for Data Center and HPC Workloads

Altus XE2142

Modern data centers need flexible computing resources that can be deployed at scale. The Penguin Computing® Altus® XE2142 server provides dual AMD EPYC™ 7000 processors per node, fast and efficient memory, and up to 24 2.5” drive bays for flexible and dense storage. With powerful compute and dense storage in a 2U form factor, the Altus XE2142 server is an optimal platform for large scale data center and HPC deployments.

Data Sheet  

Key Features

Altus XE2142 Server Features

  • Dual AMD EPYC™ 7000 processors per node at up to 180W each for performance configurations
  • Up to 16 DDR4-2666MHz ECC memory modules per node to deliver speed and efficiency for data-intensive workloads
  • Storage density for six 2.5” hot-swap drive bays per node with SAS/SATA and NVMe support
  • Up to two PCIe x16 Gen 3 low-profile slots plus one OCP mezzanine slot for additional connectivity
Technical Specs

Altus XE2142 Technical Specs

Form Factor
Form Factor2U - 4 Node Rackmount
Processor Number2 per node / 8 total
Processor TypeAMD 7000 EPYC
Maximum TDP200W
Board Management
BMC ChipsetASpeed AST2500
Dedicated BMC InterfaceYes
Shared BMCYes
IPMI 2.0Yes
Virtual Media Over LANYes
Memory TypeDDR4-2666MHz ECC
Memory CapacityUp to 2TB (16x DIMMs) per node
Storage System
Hard Drive Bays
2.5"24x Hotswap SAS/SATA Drives (6 per node)
U.2 NVMe (2.5")Up to 2x U.2 Drives per node
M.2 NVMeUp to 2x M.2 Drives per node
Hard Drive Backplane12Gb
Ethernet ControllerIntel I350
On-Board LAN2x GbE/RJ45
PCI Expansion Slots
Number of Slots/Gen/Speed (Size)2x PCIe Gen3 x16 (LP), 1x OCP Mezz
Mezzanine Expansion Options
OCP Mezzanine
Storage OCP MezzLSI3008 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 Ports2x USB 3.0
VGA PortsYes
Supported Operating System
Supported OSRHEL, CentOS
Power System
Power Supply Size2x 2200W 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
Width17.32 inches
Depth32.28 inches
Machine WeightApproximately 84 lbs
Shipping WeightApproximately 94 lbs
Warranty3 Year Standard; Up to 4 years on-site available

Altus XE2142 Configuration

Altus XE2142 Base System
Processor - AMD EPYC Naples DP
Memory - DDR4-3200 (AVL)
2.5" SATA
U.2 NVMe
M.2 NVMe (22110)
RAID Controller
RAID Configuration

No RAID volumes configured.

Disk Partition Configuration
Logical DrivePartitions
unassigned swap

TPM Security Module
OCP Mezzanine (NCSI Slot)
NCSI Switch
Onboard NCSI Dip Switch Setting
PCIe Slot 1
PCIe Slot 2
Rackmount Rails
Power Cord
Power cord options for system with single C20 inlets, 100-250V
Operating System
Mellanox NIC Ext Warranty
Only needed when Mellanox NIC is selected
XFS Scalable File System
XFS Scalable File System requires Red Hat OS - Make sure select correct # of Socket License
Warranty & Service (4NODE)
Service (4NODE)
Service, No-Return (Compute)
Cluster Configuration Trim Kit