IceBreaker 2924 Storage Server Features

  • Dual Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v3 and v4 processors
  • 2U 24x 2.5” SAS/SATA HDDs
  • Up to 1TB DDR4-2400MHz (16x DIMMs)
  • 2x PCIe x16 Gen3 (low-profile cards)
  • 2x PCIe x8 Gen3 (low-profile cards)
  • 1x Mezzanine for RAID
  • Single/Redundant 750W 80Plus Gold PSU (100-220V AC)

Data Sheet Manual

Penguin IceBreaker family comes in multiple capacities and performance ranges to meet the demands of different storage stacks and application workloads. The IceBreaker 2924 has a high storage density featuring 24 hotswap bays for 2.5” enterprise SATA or SAS drives in its 2U chassis. Primary target applications for the IceBreaker 2924 include departmental file servers or local storage resource for a medium-sized cluster spanning 1-2 racks. In Lustre environment the IceBreaker 2924 could be used as a medium-sized OSS (Object Storage Server) node. Penguin Computing provides expert services to help customers identify and optimize the storage and interconnect solutions to support their high performance computing environment.

With comprehensive options including RAID support and two PCIe x16 and two x8 Generation 3 slots for low-profile cards, the IceBreaker 2924 is a mass storage solution designed to meet the advanced storage needs of today’s cloud environments.

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
Operating System SATADOM
Pin7 pwr no additional cables needed. Please note to operation that it requires jumper re-positioning to work.
RAID Controller
Drive Controller for Expansion Enclosure
RAID Configuration

No RAID volumes configured.

Disk Partition Configuration
Logical Drive Partitions
unassigned / /boot swap

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
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.
Warranty & Support
On-Site Service
Keep your Hardware Support
Technical Specs
Form Factor
Form Factor 2U Rackmount
Processor Number 2
Processor Type Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 / v4 Series
Maximum TDP 135W
Board Management
BMC Chipset ASpeed AST2400
Dedicated BMC Interface RJ45
Shared BMC Yes
IPMI 2.0 Yes
Virtual Media Over LAN Yes
KVM Over LAN Yes
Chipset Intel Wellsburg C610 Series
Memory Type DDR4-2400MHz ECC
Memory Capacity Up to 1TB (16x DIMMs)
Internal Storage Controller
Onboard Controller Intel Wellsburg C610 Series
Storage System
Hard Drive Bays
2.5" 24x Hotswap SAS/SATA Drives
Hard Drive Backplane 6Gb
Ethernet Controller Intel I350
On-Board LAN 2x GbE/RJ45
PCI Expansion Slots
Number of Slots/Gen/Speed (Size) 4x PCIe, 1x PCIe Mezzanine
Mezzanine Expansion Options
Proprietary Mezzanine
Storage Proprietary Mezz LSI2308 int.
External I/O Interfaces
Serial Ports 1
USB Ports 6x USB 3.0
VGA Ports Yes
Supported Operating System
Supported OS RHEL, CentOS
Power System
Power Supply Size Single/Redundant 750W 80Plus Gold
Mounting Hardware
Rackmount Rails Standard Rails Included
Operating Environment
Operating Temperature 15C to 35C (59F to 95F)
Non-operating Temperature 0C to 60C (0F to 140F)
Operating Relative Humidity 30% to 80% (non-condensing)
Non-operating Relative Humidity 20% to 90% (non-condensing)
System Dimensions & Weight
Height 3.42 inches
Width 16.92 inches
Depth 28.03 inches
Machine Weight Approximately 56 lbs
Shipping Weight Approximately 66 lbs
Warranty 3 Year Standard; Up to 4 years on-site available