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Marvell ThunderX ARM

Marvell ThunderX ARM

SKU: ASA9103-48C-TX
  • Marvell® ThunderX™ ARM processor, 64bit ARMv8 architecture, 48 cores per processor, 2.0GHz BGA 2601, 28nm technology
  • 8 x DDR4 DIMM slots
  • 1 x 40GbE QSFP+ LAN port
  • 4 x 10GbE SFP+ LAN ports
  • 90° Rotatable HDD Cage, Whisper-Quiet (<21dB)
  • Kensington Lock Support
  • Front I/O Ports: 2x USB 3.0
  • 1x Optional Front 12cm (1850 RPM) PWM Fan
  • 500W Bronze Level Certified High-Efficiency Power Supply
  • 1x Rear 12cm (1850 RPM) PWM Fan
  • 2x 5.25" External HDD Drive Bays & 4x 3.5" Internal HDD Drive Bays
Starting Configuration: $2,723.00

Processor Support
Processor Support  
1 x Marvell® Thunder ARM processor
64bit ARMv8 architecture
"48 cores per processor, 2.0GHz"
"BGA 2601, 28nm technology"
System Memory
8 x DIMM slots
DDR4 memory supported only
Quad channel memory architecture
Up to total 1TB memory capacity
1866 MHz with 2DPC for Single Rank or Dual Rank RDIMMs / ECC UDIMMs
2133 MHz with 1DPC for Single Rank or Dual Rank RDIMMs / ECC UDIMMs
On-Board Devices
Aspeed® AST2400 management controller
Avocent® MergePoint IPMI 2.0 web interface:
Network settings
Network security settings
Users control
Services settings
IPMI settings
Sessions control
LDAP settings
Power control
"Voltages, fans and temperatures monitoring"
System event log
"Events management (platform events, trap settings, email settings)"
Serial Over LAN
"vKVM & vMedia (launch, configuration)"
Integrated in Aspeed® AST2400
2D Video Graphic Adapter with PCIe bus interface
1920x1200@60Hz 32bpp
Internal I/O
1 x 24-pin main power connector
1 x 8-pin power connectors
1 x CPU fan header
5 x System fan headers
1 x USB 3.0 header
1 x COM2 header
1 x SATA SGPIO header
1 x Front panel headers
1 x back plane board header
1 x PMBUS header
1 x BMC JTAG header
1 x JTAG PLD header
1 x BMC reset header
1 x Clear CMOS jumper
1 x BIOS recovery jumper
1 x IPMB connector
Front I/O
2 x USB 3.0
Rear I/O
2 x USB 3.0
1 x VGA
1 x COM1
1 x QSFP+
4 x SFP+
1 x RJ45
Dimension and Weight
"16.7"" (424 mm)"
"7.6"" (193 mm)"
"20.68"" (525 mm)"
Net Weight  
28 lbs (12.7 kg)
Gross Weight  
30 lbs (13.61 kg)
Packaging (W x H x L)  
"21.38"" (543 mm) x 11.97"" (304 mm) x 25.28"" (642 mm)"
Front Panel
Power On/Off button
1 Network Activity LEDs
HDD activity LED
Power Status LED
System Overheat LED
2x USB 3.0 Port(s)
2x USB 2.0 Port(s)
2x 1394 Port(s)
2x HD/AC97 Audio port(s)
Expansion Slots
1 x Full-height half-length slot with PCIe x16 (Gen3 x8 bus) slot
Drive Bay
"2x 5.25"" External HDD Drive Bays"
"4x 3.5"" Internal HDD Drive Bays"
System Cooling
1 x 12cm rear exhaust fan(s)
Power Supply
"PS2/ATX 500W Multi-output power supply with 12CM fan, Bronze level"
"500W with Input 100 - 240Vac, 50-60Hz"
Operating System
Certified OS  
Ubuntu 16.04.1 64bit
Compatible OS  
openSUSE Tumbleweed
openSUSE Leap 42.1+
RHEL 7.3 64bit
CentOS 7.3 64bit
Operating Enviroment
Operating Temperature Range  
5°C - 35°C (41°F - 95°F)
Non-Operating Temperature Range  
-40°C - 70°C (-40°F - 158°F)
Operating Relative Humidity Range  
8% - 90% (non-condensing)
Non-Operating Relative Humidity Range  
5% - 95% (non-condensing)

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