* 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.

SPECIFICATIONS

Dimensions (WxHxD, mm)
2U 4 Nodes - Rear access
440 x 87 x 820
Motherboard
MH61-HD3
CPU
2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable and Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors
Intel® Xeon® Platinum Processor, Intel® Xeon® Gold Processor, Intel® Xeon® Silver Processor and Intel® Xeon® Bronze Processor
CPU TDP up to 165W
NOTE: If only 1 CPU is installed, some PCIe or memory functions might be unavailable
Socket
Per Node:
2 x LGA 3647
Total:
8 x LGA 3647
Socket P
Chipset
Intel® C621 Express Chipset
Memory
Per node:
16 x DIMM slots

Total:
64 x DIMM slots
DDR4 memory supported only
6-channel memory architecture
RDIMM modules up to 64GB supported
LRDIMM modules up to 128GB supported
Supports Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory (DCPMM)
1.2V modules: 2933/2666/2400/2133 MHz

Maximum verified DCPMM configuration:

* Ambient temperature 35°C
* 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor 165W (Max.)
* DCPMM 256GB x2 pcs (Per Node)

DCPMM installation locations:
DIMM_P1_( G1, J1)

NOTE:
1. 2933MHz for 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors only
2. Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory for 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors only
3. The maximum number of DCPMM that can be installed is based on a maximum operating (ambient) temperature of 35°C
4. To enquire about installing a greater number of DCPMM, please consult with your GIGABYTE technical or sales representative
LAN
Per node:
2 x 10Gb/s BASE-T LAN ports (Intel® X550-AT2)
1 x Dedicated management port

Total:
8 x 10Gb/s BASE-T LAN ports (Intel® X550-AT2)
4 x Dedicated management ports
1 x 10/100/1000 *CMC global management port

*CMC: Chassis Management Controller, to monitor all status of computing nodes
Omni-Path is supported in option
Video
Integrated in Aspeed® AST2500
2D Video Graphic Adapter with PCIe bus interface
1920x1200@60Hz 32bpp, DDR4 SDRAM

Management chip in CMC board:
Integrated in Aspeed® AST1250 ( For system BOM version 100 and A00)
Integrated in Aspeed® AST2520 ( For system BOM version B00)
Audio
-
Storage
Per node:
4 x 2.5" SAS/SATA hot-swappable HDD/SSD bays
2 x 2.5" U.2 or SATA hot-swappable HDD/SSD bays
Onboard SATA DOM support (PIN_7, PIN_8 or external cable)

Total:
24 x 2.5" hot-swappable HDD/SSD bays
- 16 x 2.5" SAS/SATA hot-swappable HDD/SSD bays
- 8 x 2.5" U.2 or SATA hot-swappable HDD/SSD bays
SAS card is required for SAS devices support
RAID
For SATA drives:
Intel® SATA RAID 0/1/5/10
For U.2 drives:
Intel® Virtual RAID On CPU (VROC) RAID 0, 1
Note:
1) VROC module is compatible for Intel®SSD only
2) Default 1 PCS VROC module for one 2U 4 Nodes server system
Peripheral Drives
-
Expansion Slots
Per node:
1 x Half-length low-profile slot with PCIe x16 (Gen3 x16 bus)
1 x Half-length low-profile slot with PCIe x8 (Gen3 x8 bus)
1 x OCP mezzanine slot with PCIe Gen3 x16 bus

Total:
4 x Half-length low-profile slot with PCIe x16 (Gen3 x16 bus)
4 x Half-length low-profile slot with PCIe x8 (Gen3 x8 bus)
4 x OCP mezzanine slot with PCIe Gen3 x16 bus
Internal I/O
Per node:
1 x COM header
1 x TPM header
1 x BMC SGPIO header
1 x JTAG BMC header
1 x PLD header
1 x Clear CMOS jumper
1 x IPMB connector
1 x Buzzer
Front I/O
Per node:
1 x Power button with LED
1 x ID button with LED
1 x Status LED

Total:
4 x Power button with LED
4 x ID button with LED
4 x Status LED
*1 x CMC status LED

*Only one CMC status LED per system
Rear I/O
Per node:
2 x USB 3.0
1 x VGA
2 x RJ45
1 x RJ45 MLAN
1 x ID LED

Total:
8 x USB 3.0
4 x VGA
8 x RJ45
4 x RJ45 MLAN
4 x ID LEDs
*1 x CMC global management port

*Only one CMC global management port per system
Backplane I/O
24 x ports
12Gb/s & 6Gb/s compatible
PCIe Gen3 x4 U.2 port
TPM
1 x TPM header with LPC interface
Optional TPM2.0 kit: CTM000
Power Supply
2 x 2200W redundant PSUs
80 PLUS Platinum

AC Input:
- 100-127V~/ 14A, 47-63Hz
- 200-240V~/ 12.6A, 47-63Hz

DC Output:
- Max 1200W/ 100-127V~
+12.12V/ 95.6A
+12Vsb/ 3.5A
- Max 2200W/ 200-240V
+12.12V/ 178.1A
+12Vsb/ 3.5A

NOTE:
* The system power supply requires C19 type power cord
* 2000W 80 PLUS Titanium PSU as an option
System Management
Aspeed® AST2500 management controller
Avocent® MergePoint 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
For Skylake processors:

Windows Server 2012 R2 with Update
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2019

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.9 (x64) or later
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3 (x64) or later
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0 (x64) or later

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11.4 (x64) or later
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12.2 (x64) or later
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 (x64) or later

Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS (x64) or later
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (x64) or later
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (x64) or later

VMware ESXi 6.0 Update3 or later
VMware ESXi 6.5 or later
VMware ESXi 6.7 or later
VMware ESXi 7.0 or later

Citrix Xenserver 7.1.0 CU2 or later
Citrix Xenserver 7.4.0 or later
Citrix Hypervisor 8.0.0 or later

For Cascade Lake processors:

Windows Server 2012 R2 with Update
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2019

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 (x64) or later
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0 (x64) or later

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12.3 (x64) or later
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 (x64) or later

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (x64) or later
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (x64) or later

VMware ESXi 6.0 Update3 or later
VMware ESXi 6.5 Update2 or later
VMware ESXi 6.7 Update1 or later
VMware ESXi 7.0 or later

Citrix Xenserver 7.1.0 CU2 or later
Citrix Xenserver 7.5.0 or later
Citrix Hypervisor 8.0.0 or later
Weight
35 kg (full packaging)
System Fans
8 x 80x80x38mm (16,300rpm)
Supports N+1 Redundancy (for CPU TDP under 125W only)
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
1167 X 700 X 309 mm
Packaging Content
1 x H261-N80
8 x CPU heatsinks
1 x Rail Kit
1 x VROC module
8 x Non-Fabric CPU carrier
Part Numbers
Barebone package: 6NH261N80MR-00
Spare parts:
- Motherboard: 9MH61HD3NR-00
- VROC module: 25FD0-R181N0-10R
- Rail kit: 25HB2-NJ2102-N1R
- CPU heatsink: 25ST1-253203-F2R/25ST1-253204-F2R
- M.2 extension card: 9CMTP01LNR-00 ( in option)
- Back plane board: 9CBPH0O0NR-00
- Power Supply: 25EP0-222001-D0S
- C19 type power cord 125V/15A (US): 25CP1-018000-Q0R (in option)
- C19 type power cord 250V/16A (EU): 25CP3-01830H-Q0R (in option)
- Ring topology kit: 6NH23NR48SR-00 (in option)
* 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.

SUPPORT

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  • Choose your OS
  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows Server 2016 64bit
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 64bit
  • Linux
LAN
LAN
Version
Size
Date
SATA RAID/AHCI
SATA RAID/AHCI
Version
Size
Date
Intel® SATA Preinstall driver
(For AHCI / RAID Mode)
Note: Windows setup to read from USB devices
Version : 6.0.0.1357
6.54 MB
2019/04/19
OS: Windows Server 2012 R2 64bit,Windows Server 2016 64bit,Windows Server 2019
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology enterprise (Intel® RSTe)
Version : 6.0.0.1357
265.09 MB
2019/04/21
OS: Windows Server 2012 R2 64bit,Windows Server 2016 64bit,Windows Server 2019
Warning:
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.

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  • Choose your OS
  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows Server 2016 R2 64bit
  • Windows Server 2016 64bit
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 64bit
  • Windows Server 2012 64bit
  • Windows 10 64bit
  • VMware
  • Ubuntu
  • Linux CentOS
  • Linux
Utility
Description
Version
Size
Date
GSM CLI
Version : 2.1.50
110.55 MB
2021/03/06
OS: Windows Server 2012 64bit,Windows Server 2012 R2 64bit,Linux CentOS,Windows 10 64bit,Ubuntu,Windows Server 2016 R2 64bit,Windows Server 2019
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