A Versatile, High-Efficiency Server for General Purpose Workloads

Relion 2900 Server

The Relion 2900 is based on Intel’s Xeon E5-2600 v3 and v4 processors. Utilizing the Intel 612 (Wellsburg) series chipset, it is a versatile, efficient and feature-rich server well suited for general purpose workloads. RAS (Reliability, Availability, Serviceability) features like RAID options, IPMI 2.0 support and ‘KVM over IP’ functionality make this platform a good fit for mission critical workloads. With these RAS features as well as up to fourteen cores per processor and up to 1.5TB of DDR4-2400MHz RAM the system is also an excellent choice as a host platform in virtualization environments. For scale out deployments basic configuration options are available, making the R2900 a great server for those looking for a balance between performance and power efficiency. It provides extra functionality by offering 5x PCIe x8 Gen3 slots, 3x PCIe x16 Gen3 slots, and 1x PCIe x8 Gen3 Mezzanine slot. The Relion 2900 also enables HPC users the ability to customize and optimize their system(s) for specific application requirements and needs.

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Key Features

Relion 2900 Server Features

  • Dual Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v3 and v4 processors
  • 2U 12x 3.5”/24x 2.5” SAS/SATA HDDs
  • Up to 1.5TB DDR4-2400MHz (24x DIMMs)
  • 3x PCIe x16 Gen3 slot
  • 5x PCIe x8 Gen3 slot
  • 1x PCIe x8 Gen3 Universal I/O Cards
  • Support for SAS/SATA 6G/12G with SAS 12G Expander
  • Single/Redundant 800W 80Plus Platinum PSU
Technical Specs

Relion 2900 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
Shared BMCYes
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
3.5"12x Hotswap SAS/SATA Drives
2.5"24x Hotswap SAS/SATA Drives
Hard Drive Backplane12Gb
Ethernet ControllerIntel I350
On-Board LAN2x GbE/RJ45
PCI Expansion Slots
Number of Slots/Gen/Speed (Size)3x PCIe x16 GPU OR 6x PCIe x8 FH / 2x PCIe x8 FH / 1x Mezz x8 LP
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
External I/O Interfaces
USB Ports2 x USB 3.0 [Front], 2 x USB 3.0 [Rear], 2 x USB 2.0 [Rear]
VGA PortsYes
Supported Operating System
Supported OSRHEL, CentOS
Power System
Power Supply Size2x 800W 80Plus Platinum
Regulatory Compliance
RegulationsCE, FCC
Mounting Hardware
Rackmount RailsStandard included, Premium tool-less option
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
Depth28.00 inches
Machine WeightApproximately 56 lbs
Shipping WeightApproximately 66 lbs
Warranty3 Year Standard; Up to 4 years on-site available

Relion 2900 Configuration

3.5" HDD Chassis supports 2.5" HDD
CPU Cooling
Default cooling sufficient up to 145W CPUs
3.5" SATA Cloud
3.5" 10KRPM SATA
3.5" 15KRPM SAS
2.5" 10KRPM SAS
2.5" 10KRPM SATA
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
Rear OS Drives
Each Rear OS Drive, takes up a PCI slot - 2.5" SATA SSD DRIVES ONLY. Not hot swap.
RAID Controller
RAID Configuration

No RAID volumes configured.

Disk Partition Configuration
Logical DrivePartitions
unassigned swap

TPM Security Module
Expansion Slot Options
PCI-E gen3 x8
Expansion Slot Options
PCI-E gen3 x8
Expansion Slot Options
PCI-E gen3 x8
Expansion Slot Options
PCI-E gen3 x8
Expansion Slot Options
PCI-E gen3 x8
Expansion Slot Options
PCI-E gen3 x16
Expansion Slot Options
PCI-E gen3 x16
Expansion Slot Options
PCI-E gen3 x16
Mellanox NIC Ext Warranty
Only needed when Mellanox NIC is selected
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 (Server & Workstation)
Service (Server & Workstation)
Service, No-Return (Compute)