Sun Fire X4600

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Sun Fire X4600 Configuration
Sun Fire X4600 Pricing and Upgrades

The Sun X4600 M2 servers combine power efficiency with high performance features, reliability, and expandability into a space-efficient 4U rack-mount form factor. Scale from 4 to 32 computing cores with the Sn Fire X4600, which supports 2, 4, 6, or 8 quad- or dual-core AMD Opteron processors, which are on a CPU interconnect with a HyperTransport speed of 1GHz, 8Gbps, and support the AMD Dual Dynamic Power Management™ in the quad-core processors. In the Sun X4600 M2 servers:

  • the enhanced quad-core processors have 4 x 512KB L2 cache and 6MB L3 cache
  • the quad-core processors have 4 x 512KB L2 cache and 2MB L2 cache
  • the dual-core processors have 2 x 1MB L2 cache

The Sun Fire X4600 servers include 8 memory DIMM slots for each CPU socket, supporting DDR2 667MHz ECC registered memory, making memory scalable up to 512GB in a single system. For I/O expansion bus, the Sun X4600 M2 systems include 8 low-profile PCI expansion slots including 6 PCIe, and 2 x 64-bit 100MHz PCI-X.

Sun X4600 M2 RAID & Storage

The Sun Fire X4600 servers features a four-channel SAS interface, supporting hot-swappable 2.5" disks, including 73GB or 146GB 10K RPM drives, or 73GB 15K RPM drives. There are a wide variety of external disk options available for the Sun X4600 M2 servers.

Other Sun Fire X4600 server features

Other features of the Sun Fire X4600 Servers include:

  • 4 x USB 2.0 ports
  • support for Window, SLES & RHEL Linux, and VMware
  • 4 Gigabit Ethernet ports that support teaming and failover
  • dedicated 10/100 BASE-T ethernet port for network management
  • service processor
  • standard DVD-ROM
  • four hot-swappable power supplies, redundant in 2+2 configuration

Sun Fire X4600 Server Configurations

Sun X4600 M2 Configurations Large Configuration Medium Configuration Entry Configuration
CPU 8 quad-core AMD Opteron 2.7GHz 8 quad-core AMD Opteron 2.9GHz 4 quad-core AMD Opteron 2.9GHz
Memory 64GB 64GB 16GB
Mass storage options 292GB on 2x146GB 10K RPM SAS disks 292GB on 2x146GB 10K RPM SAS disks 292GB on 2x146GB 10K RPM SAS disks
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Pricing and Upgrades on Sun SPARC Enterprise X4600 Servers

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