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Marvell ThunderX2 ARM 1U 56-CORE

Marvell ThunderX2 ARM 1U 56-CORE

SKU: ASA1901-28C-TX2
  • Supports blockchain infrastructure
  • 2 x Marvell® ThunderX2® 28-core ARM processors
  • 8-Channel RDIMM DDR4 per processor, total 24 x DIMMs
  • Dual 10Gb/s SFP+ LAN ports
  • Onboard Broadcom® SAS3008 controller
  • 8 x SAS or 10 x 2.5"e; SATAIII hot-swappable HDD/SSD bays
  • 3 x PCIe Gen3 expansion slots
  • 2 x OCP Gen3 x16 mezzanine slots
  • Aspeed® AST2500 remote management controller
  • Dual 1200W 80 PLUS Platinum redundant power supply
Starting Configuration: $9,757.00

"Dimensions (WxHxD, mm)"
438 x 43.5 x 730
2 x MarvellThunderX2CN9975 ARM processors
64bit ARMv8 architecture
"28 cores per processor, 2.0GHz, TDP 150W"
16nm technology
24 x DIMM slots
DDR4 memory supported only
8-channel memory architecture per processor
RDIMM modules up to 64GB supported
1.2V modules: 2666/2400/2133 MHz
NOTE: recommends to follow the QVL when selecting memory modules to avoid any system compatibility issues
"NOTE: DDR4 2666 Mhz with 1DPC, DDR4 2400 with 2DPC"
2 x 10Gb/s SFP+ LAN ports (QLogicQL41102)
1 x 10/100/1000 management LAN port
Integrated in AspeedAST2500
2D Video Graphic Adapter with PCIe bus interface
"1920x1200@60Hz 32bpp, DDR4 SDRAM"
"10 x 2.5"" hot-swappable HDD bays"
Onboard BroadcomSAS3008 controller
Supports 8 x SAS / 2 x SATAIII or 10 x SATAIII hard drives
NOTE: recommends to follow the QVL when selecting hard drives to avoid any system compatibility issues
RAID 0/1/1E/10
Peripheral Drives
Expansion Slots
Riser Card CRS1021: 
"2 x PCIe x8 slots (Gen3 x8), Low profile half-length"
Riser Card CRS1015: 
"1 x PCIe x16 slot (Gen3 x16), Low profile half-length"
2 x OCP mezzanine slots 
PCIe Gen3 x16
"Type1, P1, P2, P3, P4"
Internal I/O
2 x Power supply connectors
2 x SlimSAS connectors
2 x SATA 7-pin connectors
1 x USB 3.0 header
1 x Front panel header
1 x HDD back plane board header
1 x PMBus connector
1 x IPMB connector
1 x Clear CMOS switch
1 x BIOS recovery switch
Front I/O
1 x USB 3.0
1 x Power button with LED
1 x ID button with LED
1 x Reset button
2 x LAN activity LEDs
1 x HDD activity LED
1 x System status LED
Rear I/O
1 x USB 3.0
1 x Power button with LED
1 x ID button with LED
1 x Reset button
2 x LAN activity LEDs
1 x HDD activity LED
1 x System status LED
Backplane I/O
10 x SATA/SAS ports
Power Supply
2 x 1200W redundant PSUs
80 PLUS Platinum
AC Input: 
"100-240V~/ 12-7A, 50-60Hz"
DC Input: 
240Vdc/ 6A
DC Output: 
- Max 1000W/ 100-240V~
+12V/ 80.5A
+12Vsb/ 3A
- Max 1200W/ 200-240V~ or 240Vdc input
+12V/ 97A
+12Vsb/ 3A
System Management
AspeedAST2500 management controller
AvocentMergePoint IPMI 2.0 web interface:
Network settings
Network security settings
Hardware information
Users control
Services settings
IPMI settings
Sessions control
LDAP settings
Power control
Fan profiles
"Voltages, fans and temperatures monitoring"
System event log
"Events management (platform events, trap settings, email settings)"
Serial Over LAN
vKVM & vMedia (HTML5)
OS Compatibility
RHEL 7.5 64bit (ARM64)**
Ubuntu 18.04 (ARM64)
CentOS 7.6 64bit (ARM64)
Oracle Linux 7.4 (ARM64)
Net Weight 
13.8 kg
Gross Weight 
21.55 kg
System Fans
8 x 40x40x56mm (23000rpm)
Operating Properties
Operating temperature: 10C to 35C
Operating humidity: 8%-80% (non-condensing)
Non-operating temperature: -40C to 60C
Non-operating humidity: 20%-95% (non-condensing)
Packaging Dimensions
985 x 588 x 250 (mm)
Packaging Content
1 x system
1 x Rail kit

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