Sun | Sun Fire X4240 Server

Introduced in May of 2008, the Sun Fire X4240 server’s massive hard drive and memory capacity, Six-Core AMD Opteron processors, superior expandability, and support for virtualization make it ideal for server consolidation initiatives, large-scale manufacturing, research and science, Web hosting, as well as the business environment.

The Sun Fire X4240 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, X4170, X4200, X4250, X4270, X4275, X4440, X4500, X4540, X4600 M2, and the X4640.

With a form factor of only two rack units, this server uses one or two six-core AMD Opteron processors, up to 128 GB of RAM, and up to 16 hotplug 73, 146, or 300 GB 10K RPM or 73 GB 15K RPM 2.5” SAS disk drives.

The X4240 supports multiple operating systems including Solaris 10 8/07 x86, (U4) 64-bit; Solaris 10 10/08 x86, (U5) 64-bit; Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0, (U5), 32-bit and 64-bit; Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.0, 32-bit and 64-bit; SUSE Linux Enterprise 10, (SP1) 64-bit; Microsoft Windows Server 2003 Enterprise Edition, (SP2) 32-bit and 64-bit; and VMware ESX.

Small Medium Large
Processor 2 @ 2.9 GHz Quad Core Opteron 2389 CPU, RoHS:YL 2 @ 2.6GHz 6-Core AMD Opteron 2435, RoHS:YL 2 @ 2.8GHz 6-Core AMD Opteron 2439, RoHS:YL
Cache 2 x 512KB Level 2 and 1MB Level 3 512 KB L2 Cache per Core, 6 MB L3 Cache per Chip 512 KB L2 Cache per Core, 6 MB L3 Cache per Chip
Memory 32 GB (16 @ 2 GB) 64 GB (16 @ 4 GB) 128 GB (16 @ 8 GB)
2.5" SAS 10K Disk Drive 16 @ 73 GB 16 @ 73 GB 16 @ 300 GB
Optional EIDE DVD+/-RW drive Yes Yes Yes
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 Six internal MD2 low profile 8-lane PCI Express slots (1x 16-lane, 4x 8-lane, 1x 4-lane) Six internal MD2 low profile 8-lane PCI Express slots (1x 16-lane, 4x 8-lane, 1x 4-lane) Six internal MD2 low profile 8-lane PCI Express slots (1x 16-lane, 4x 8-lane, 1x 4-lane)
Dual Redundant Power Supply 2 @ 1050 WATT 2 @ 1050 WATT 2 @ 1050 WATT
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