Featuring Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 and E5-2600 v2 series CPUs, up to 512GB ECC DDR3 and 2x Fixed 3.5" SATA HDD trays per node, the 4U Supermicro FatTwin F617R3-FT improves cost-effectiveness and reliability, while its modular architecture makes it flexible to configure and easy to maintain.
The FatTwin™ is the latest addition to Supermicro's evolving line of Twin Architecture SuperServer® solutions. The 4U FatTwin greatly expands compute and storage capacities beyond Supermicro's existing 2U Twin2™ and 1U Twin™ SuperServer® systems to achieve increased performance with lower power consumption. By virtue of its shared components the FatTwin improves cost-effectiveness and reliability, while its modular architecture makes it flexible to configure and easy to maintain.
The FatTwin is available in high-density 8 / 4 / 2 hot-plug system node configurations with a choice of memory capacities, hard disk drives, power supplies, front or rear I/O, PCI and networking options and more. Its high efficiency, highly effective shared cooling architecture allows the FatTwin to operate in high-temperature, free-air cooled environments up to 47°C, providing considerable cost savings and improved TCO. Versatile configurations allow the FatTwin to be optimized for many different environments including Data Center, Cloud Computing, and HPC; Engineering, Research, and GPU/Xeon Phi projects; File and Storage Server deployments; and General Server and Enterprise Server applications.
The term Fat Twin is similar to other well-known IT industry expressions. For example, A Fat Tree Is a network topology that can be tailored to efficiently use any bandwidth made available by packaging and communications technology which has been widely used in the HPC environment. A Fat Client on the other hand is a computer in a client-server architecture that provides rich functionality independent of the central server. In this same manner, the FatTwin is a powerful yet flexible and highly scalable server system that provides extremely rich computing functionality representing the highest levels of energy efficiency and performance. With these enormous advantages, the Supermicro FatTwin represents a revolution in green computing designed to support customers' critical applications and also to reduce Data Center TCO and help preserve the environment.
Plug and Play (PnP)
USB keyboard support
128MB SPI Flash with AMI UEFI
Power On/Off button
System Reset button
80 Plus Platinum (94%+)
Intel Xeon E5
Intel Xeon E5-2600
Intel Xeon E5-2600 v2
Dual Socket R (LGA 2011)
2 x 3.5" Fixed SATA
Corrects single-bit errors
Detects double-bit errors (using ECC memory)
1 x (x16) PCI-E 3.0 Low-profile via riser card
1 x Fast UART 16550 serial port
1 x RJ45 Dedicated IPMI LAN port
1 x VGA port
2 x RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports
2 x SATA 3.0 ports (6Gbps)
2 x USB 2.0 ports
4 x SATA 2.0 ports (3Gbps)
IPMI 2.0 with virtual media over LAN and KVM-over-LAN support
Nuvoton WPCM450 BMC
Support for Intelligent Platform Management Interface v.2.0
2 x Network activity LEDs
Power fail LED
Power status LED
System Overheat LED
DDR3 ECC LRDIMM
Intel 82574L Dual Port Gigabit Ethernet
Realtek RTL8201N PHY (dedicated IPMI)
Supports 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T, RJ45 output
Virtual Machine Device Queues reduce I/O overhead
Number of Nodes
Product Range (sub)
PSU Output Capacity
RAID Support (SATA)
RAID 0 (AHCI)
RAID 1 (AHCI)
Redundant Power Supply?
QPI up to 8 GT/s
8 x 8cm 11k RPM middle fans
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