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The HX515Hi is designed for the role of a master node or login node within a cluster.

With redundant PSUs and RAID6 resilience, the HX515Hi provides a stable and reliable platform in a tiny form factor. The HX515Hi is also built upon the Intel Xeon E5-2600 technology which delivers exceptional performance for HPC and scientific workloads.

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Key Features

1U Form Factor Head Node
with four RAID 6 hard disks, in a 1U form factor, the HX515Hi offers the resilience and redundancy a Head Node needs, without compromising on 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 HX515Hi spec sheet

RAID Controller
LSI 9260-8i RAID Controller with BBU Supports SAS/SATA 6Gbps RAID 0, 1, 10, 5, 50, 6 and 60
Base Board
SuperMicro X9DRW motherboard
Up to two Eight, Six & Quad Core Intel® E5-2600 Series Processors Supported
Up to 768GB of DDR3 ECC Reg 1600/1333/1066/800 MHz SDRAM in 24 DIMMs
Quad LAN with Intel i350Gb Ethernet Controller, Virtual Machine Device Queues reduce I/O overhead & one Realtek RTL8201N PHY (dedicated IPMI)
Display adapter
Integrated G200 Graphics
Two (x16) PCI-E 3.0 Slots
Two (x8) PCI-E 3.0 Slots
IPMI Expansion
IPMI 2.0 + KVM with dedicated LAN
Drive/Peripheral Bay Expansion
Four 3.5" hot-swap SAS/SATA drive trays
System Cooling
Six 4cm Counter-rotating PWM fans
External ports
  • Two stacked USB connectors on rear of chassis
  • Five RJ45 LAN Ports (Four network, one IPMI)
Power Supply
Redundant 920W high-efficiency power supply with PMBus and I2C (80PLUS Platinum Certified)
System Dimensions (H x W x D)
2U Rackmount — Height 3.5" (89mm) Width 17.2" (437mm) Depth 27.8" (705mm)
PC Health monitoring
  • Monitors for CPU Cores,+1.8V, +3.3V, +5V, +12V, +5 Stdby, +3.3 Stdby, VBAT, Memory, Chipset Voltages.
  • 6-Phase-switching voltage regulator
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
  • Humidity Range 8 to 90% non-condensing
  • Non–Operating 5 to 95% non–condensing