IceBreaker 4936 Storage Server Features

  • Dual Intel® E5-2600 v3 and v4 series
  • 4U 36x 2.5/3.5” SAS/SATA HDDs
  • Up to 1TB DDR4-2400MHz (16x DIMMs)
  • SAS 12Gb/s
  • 3x PCIe x16 Gen3 slot
  • 3x PCIe x8 Gen3 slot
  • Redundant 1280W 80Plus Platinum PSU (120-240V 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. Built on top of Intel Xeon E5 platform, the IceBreaker 4936 has a high storage density that maximizes 36 hotswap bays for 2.5″ or 3.5” enterprise SATA or SAS drives in a 4U form factor. The IceBreaker 4936 is designed to meet demanding high capacity storage needs for applications including web services, mid- engineering and database backends. In the Lustre environment the IceBreaker 4936 could be used as a medium-sized OSS (Object Storage Server) node.

With comprehensive options including RAID support and three PCIe x16 and three x8 Generation 3 slots for low-profile cards, the IceBreaker 4936 is a mass storage solution designed to meet the advanced storage needs of today’s cloud environments.

0.05-1 DWPD SATA Drives
Main Purpose: Boot and Read Applications
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
Expansion Slot Options
Expansion Slot Options
Expansion Slot Options
Expansion Slot Options
Expansion Slot Options
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 & Service (Large Storage)
Storage 16+ drives
Service (Large Storage)
Large Storage: 24+ Drives
Keep Your Hardware Support (Storage)
Technical Specs
Form Factor
Form Factor 4U Rackmount
Processor Number 2
Processor Type Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 / v4 Series
Maximum TDP 145W
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
3.5" 36
2.5" 36
Boot Drives 2
Hard Drive Backplane 12Gb
Ethernet Controller Intel I350
On-Board LAN 2x GbE/RJ45
PCI Expansion Slots
Number of Slots/Gen/Speed (Size) 3x PCIe Gen3 x16 (LP), 3x PCIe Gen3 x8 (LP)
External I/O Interfaces
Serial Ports 2
USB Ports 11
VGA Ports Yes
Supported Operating System
Supported OS RHEL, CentOS
Power System
Power Supply Size 2x 1280W 80+ Platinum PS
Regulatory Compliance
Mounting Hardware
Rackmount Rails Standard Rails Included
Operating Environment
Operating Temperature 15C to 35C (59F to 95F)
Non-operating Temperature 0C to 70C (0F to 158F)
Operating Relative Humidity 30% to 80% (non-condensing)
Non-operating Relative Humidity 5% to 90% (non-condensing)
System Dimensions & Weight
Height 7.00 inches
Width 17.20 inches
Depth 26.00 inches
Machine Weight Approximately 75 lbs
Shipping Weight Approximately 80 lbs
Warranty 3 Year Standard; Up to 4 years on-site available