Sun | Sun Fire X4170 Server

Introduced in May of 2009 as the replacement for the Sun Fire X4150, the Sun Fire X4170 server is a versatile enterprise server that delivers high performance for key applications like back office applications (databases, ERP, CRM), IT infrastructure (security, DNS proxy, caching, firewall, gateway), billing and operational management systems for Internet and telecom infrastructure, and commercial HPC grid computing.

The Sun Fire X4170 is part of the popular line of Sun ‘X’ servers that started with the X2100, and includes the X2200 M2, X2250, X2270, X4100, X4140, X4150, X4200, X4240, X4250, X4270, X4275, X4440, X4500, X4540, X4600 M2, and the X4640.

With a form factor of only one rack unit, this server uses one or two quad core Intel® Xeon® 5500 series processors, up to 144 GB of RAM, and up to 8 hotplug 146, or 300 GB 10K RPM or 73 GB 15K RPM 2.5” disk drives; 500 GB 7200 RPM SATA disk drives, or up to four 32GB solid state drives

The X4170 supports multiple operating systems including Solaris 10 10/08 (U6) 64-bit or later; Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.7, 32-bit and 64-bit; Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3, 64-bit; SUSE Linux Enterprise 10, (SP2) 64-bit; Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition, (SP2) 32-bit and 64-bit; Windows Server 2003 Standard Edition, 32-64-bit; Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition, 32-bit and 64-bit; Windows Server 2008 Enterprise Edition, (SP2), 32-bit and 64-bit; and VMware ESX.

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Processor 2 @ 2.26GHz Quad-Core Xeon E5520, RoHS:YL 2 @ 2.53GHz Quad-Core Xeon E5540, RoHS:Y 2 @ 2.80GHz Quad-Core Xeon X5560, RoHS:YL
Cache 8MB L2 8MB L2 8MB L2
Memory 36 GB (18 @ 2 GB) 72 GB (18 @ 4 GB) 144 GB (18 @ 8 GB)
2.5" Disk Drive 4 @ 146 GB 10K RPM SAS 6 @ 500 GB 7200 RPM SATA 8 @ 300 GB 10K RPM SAS
Optional 8x SATA DVD-Writer/24x CD-Writer No 1 1
Network 4 @ 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet 4 @ 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet 4 @ 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet
Network Management 1 dedicated 10/100Base-T Ethernet port 1 dedicated 10/100Base-T Ethernet port 1 dedicated 10/100Base-T Ethernet port
Serial 1 ea. TIA/EIA-232-F asynchronous RJ-45 port 1 ea. TIA/EIA-232-F asynchronous RJ-45 port 1 ea. TIA/EIA-232-F asynchronous RJ-45 port
SAS Four channel SAS interface, internal access only Four channel SAS interface, internal access only Four channel SAS interface, internal access only
USB Two front, two rear, and one internal USB 2.0 ports Two front, two rear, and one internal USB 2.0 ports Two front, two rear, and one internal USB 2.0 ports
PCI Expansion Slots Three internal MD2 low profile PCI Express 2.0 slots (1 x16 electrical/mechanical, 2 x8 electrical/mechanical) Three internal MD2 low profile PCI Express 2.0 slots (1 x16 electrical/mechanical, 2 x8 electrical/mechanical) Three internal MD2 low profile PCI Express 2.0 slots (1 x16 electrical/mechanical, 2 x8 electrical/mechanical)
Power Supply 2 @ 760 WATT 2 @ 760 WATT 2 @ 760 WATT
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