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The HX525T2i delivers exceptional performance for HPC and scientific workloads in a reliable and power efficient enclosure.

It features four Hot-Pluggable Dual Processor nodes in 2U rack space with a high efficiency (93+) 1+1 Redundant Power Supply, up to 64 cores (or 128 threads) and optional onboard QDR or FDR infiniband.

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Key Features

4 Nodes in 2U
with four fully functioning hot-plug compute nodes in a 2U form factor the HX525T2i enables maximum use of the available rack space.

Dynamic scalability
managed cores, threads, cache, interfaces, and power for energy-efficient performance on-demand.

Dual Redundant High Efficiency PSU
Dual redundant hot-swappable PSUs to maximise server uptime.

PDF HX525T2i spec sheet

Base Board (4 boards per chassis)
SuperMicro X9DRT-HF motherboard
SuperMicro X9DRT-HIBQF motherboard (QDR)
SuperMicro X9DRT-HIBFF motherboard (FDR)
Intel® C602 Chipset
Hot–pluggable Nodes (optional)
4x low profile AOC slots (1x slot per node)
Hot swappable motherboard module (adapter card required)
Four, Six and Eight Core Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 Series Processors
Up to 256GB of DDR3 ECC Reg 1600/1333/1066/800 MHz SDRAM in 8 DIMMs
Integrated SATA interface
Intel C602 SATA 6.0Gbps Controller
RAID 0,1,5,10 (Windows)
RAID 0,1,10 (Linux)
Dual LAN with Intel i350 Gbit Ethernet Controller, Virtual Machine Device Queues reduce I/O overhead & one Realtek RTL8201N PHY (dedicated IPMI)
Display adapter
Matrox G200eW
PCI Expansion
1x PCI–E 3.0 x16 support riser card
IPMI Expansion
IPMI 2.0 + KVM with dedicated LAN
PC Health Monitoring
  • Monitors for CPU Cores,+1.5V, +3.3V, +5V, +12V, +5 Stdby, +3.3 Stdby, VBAT, Memory Voltages.
  • CPU Core 6–Phase–switching voltage regulator
Drive Bays
Twelve 3.5" hot–swap SAS/SATA drive trays (3 for each node)
System Cooling
Total of four 8cm PWM Fans with optimal fan speed control
External ports
  • Two stacked USB connectors on rear of chassis
  • Three RJ45 LAN Ports (Two network, one IPMI)
Infiniband (optional)
Mellanox ConnectX QDR Infiniband 40Gbps Controller with QSFP connector, or Mellanox ConnectX FDR Infiniband 50Gbps Controller with QSFP connector
Power Supply
1620W high-efficiency (1+1) redundant power supply (80PLUS Platinum Certified)
System Dimensions (H x W x D)
2U Rackmount — 3.47" x 17.25" x 28.5"
Standard Warranty
3 Years on–site with a 5 working day response. Additional options are available; please speak to your Account Manager.
Ambient Temperature
  • Operating –10°C to +35°C
  • Non–operating –40°C to +70°C
Relative Humidity
  • Operating 8% to 90%
  • Non–operating 5% to 95%