Dimensions (WxHxD, mm)
430 x 87 x 710 mm
2 x Cavium® ThunderX™ ARM processors
64bit ARMv8 architecture
48 cores per processor, 2.0GHz
BGA 2601, 28nm technology
16 x DIMM slots
DDR4 memory supported only
Quad channel memory architecture
Up to total 512GB 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
NOTE: Due to processor specification, at least 4 x DIMM modules must be installed for this model
3 x 40GbE QSFP+ LAN ports
4 x 10Gb/s SFP+ LAN ports
1 x 10/100/1000 management LAN port
Integrated in Aspeed® AST2400
2D Video Graphic Adapter with PCIe bus interface
1920x1200@60Hz 32bpp
24 x 2.5" hot-swappable HDD bays

- NOTE: GIGABYTE recommends that you follow the QVL when selecting hard drives, to avoid any system compatibility issues
Depends on OS RAID
Peripheral Drives
Expansion Slots
1 x PCIe x8 slot (Gen3 x4 bus) from CPU1
1 x PCIe x8 slot (Gen3 x8 bus) from CPU1
1 x PCIe x16 slot (Gen3 x8 bus) from CPU0
1 x PCIe x8 slot is without funciton
All PCIe slots support low profile HBAs
Internal I/O
1 x 24-pin main power connector
2 x 8-pin power connectors
2 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
1 x Power button with LED
1 x ID button with LED
1 x Reset button
1 x System status LED
1 x HDD activity LED
2 x LAN activity LEDs(Dedicated for 10Gb/s SFP+ LAN ports)
Rear I/O
1 x ID button with LED
2 x USB 3.0
1 x VGA
1 x COM1
3 x QSFP+
4 x SFP+
1 x RJ45
Backplane I/O
Speed and bandwidth:
SATA 6Gb/s
Power Supply
2 x 750W redundant PSUs

AC input:
- 100-240V, 50-60Hz, 9.50/5.00A

DC output:
- 750W
System Management
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)
OS Compatibility
Certified OS
Ubuntu 16.04.1 64bit

Compatible OS
openSUSE Tumbleweed
openSUSE Leap 42.1+
RHEL 7.3 64bit
CentOS 7.3 64bit
21 kg (barebone)
System Fans
4 x 80x80x38mm (14900rpm)
Operating Properties
Operating temperature: 10°C to 35°C
Operating humidity: 8%-80% (non-condensing)
Non-operating temperature: -40°C to 60°C
Non-operating humidity: 20%-95% (non-condensing)
Packaging Dimensions
982 x 588 x 268 (mm)
Packaging Content
1 x R270-T61 system
1 x Quick Installation Guide
1 x Rail kit
Part Numbers
Rackmount: 6NR270T61MR-00
Motherboard: 9MT60SC0NR-00
Power supply: 25EP0-207506-L0S
Power Supply PDB: 25EP0-207508-L0S
Rail Kit: 25HB2-3A6803-I0R
* The entire materials provided herein are for reference only. GIGABYTE reserves the right to modify or revise the content at anytime without prior notice.
* Advertised performance is based on maximum theoretical interface values from respective Chipset vendors or organization who defined the interface specification. Actual performance may vary by system configuration.
* All trademarks and logos are the properties of their respective holders.
* Due to standard PC architecture, a certain amount of memory is reserved for system usage and therefore the actual memory size is less than the stated amount.


**For Linux Kernel 4.4/4.5, e.g., Ubuntu 16.04, RedHat 7.3 (Beta OS validation), CentOS 7.3 (Beta OS validation)**
Update BDK ATF for CentOS 7.3-28 new Beta OS / CentOS 7.4 Beta / Redhat 7.4 Beta
Version : T45
7.74 MB
Jun 27, 2017
**For Linux Kernel 4.4/4.5, e.g., Ubuntu 16.04, RedHat 7.3 (Beta OS validation), CentOS 7.3 (Beta OS validation)**
Update ACPI for CentOS 7.3-2 new Beta OS and update BDK ATF
Version : T41
7.79 MB
May 17, 2017
**For Linux Kernel 4.4/4.5, e.g., Ubuntu 16.04, RedHat 7.3 (Beta OS validation), CentOS 7.3 (Beta OS validation)**
Update ACPI for CentOS 7.3-2 new Beta OS
Version : T35
7.51 MB
May 16, 2017
Because BIOS flashing is potentially risky, if you do not encounter problems using the current version of BIOS, it is recommended that you not flash the BIOS. To flash the BIOS, do it with caution. Inadequate BIOS flashing may result in system malfunction.

What is a BETA?
BETA describes a new version that is reliable yet may not include all the features of the final product. During this phase we are previewing new features and gathering customer input to insure our product provides the best experience possible.

  • All
  • All
  • Windows Server 2016 64bit
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 64bit
  • Windows Server 2012 64bit
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 64bit
  • Ubuntu 14.04 LTS x64
GbtUtility command line utility
For Windows based clients
Version : 0.39
124.42 MB
Jun 14, 2017
OS: Windows Server 2012 64bit,Windows Server 2008 R2 64bit,Windows Server 2012 R2 64bit,Ubuntu 14.04 LTS x64,Windows Server 2016 64bit


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