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The HX525S-12i is ideal for smaller storage requirements or as a large capacity Head Node.

With redundant high efficiency PSUs and the latest generation Intel E5-2600 platform, the HX525S-12i provides a reliable and stable high performance storage platform.

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Key Features

2U 12 Bay Storage Node
with support for 12 Hard Disks, RAID 0, 1, 10, 5, 50, 6 and 60 support the HX525S-12i offers a resilient, robust solution to smaller scale (up to 36TB Raw) storage requirements.

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 HX525S-12i 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 X9DRi-F motherboard
Up to two Eight, Six & Quad Core Intel® E5-2600 Series Processors Supported
Up to 512GB of DDR3 ECC Reg 1600/1333/1066/800 MHz SDRAM in 16 DIMMs
Dual 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
Integrated SATA interface
  • Intel SATA 6.0/3.0Gbps Controller
  • RAID 0,1,5,10 (Windows)
  • RAID 0,1,10 (Linux)
IPMI Expansion
IPMI 2.0 " KVM with dedicated LAN
Drive/Peripheral Bay Expansion
Twelve 3.5" hot-swap SAS/SATA drive trays
System Cooling
Three 8cm 9.5K rpm PWM fans
PC Health Monitoring
  • Monitors for CPU Cores,+1.8V, +3.3V, +5V, +12V, +5 Stdby, +3.3 Stdby, VBAT, Memory, Chipset Voltages
  • CPU core 6-Phase-switching voltage regulator
External ports
  • Two stacked USB connectors on rear of chassis
  • Three RJ45 LAN Ports (Two 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)
4U Rackmount – Height 7" (179mm) Width
17.2" (437mm) Depth 26" (660mm)
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 8-90% non-condensing
  • Non–Operating 5 – 95%