Sun | Sun Fire X4600 / X4600 M2 Server

Introduced in July 2006, The Sun Fire X4600 server was the computer industry's first 4RU modular x64 server that was expandable from 2 to 8 processors. With AMD Opteron processors this gave up to 32 cores in a single system.

Sun introduced the M2 version of the X4600 in December of 2006.

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

The Sun Fire X4600 can run single, dual, and quad core processors, up to 512 GB of RAM, and up to 4 hot swappable 2.5 inch SAS 10K 73 GB or 146 GB – or 73 GB 15K - enterprise class disk drives, that offer IOPS performance increase and 58% power savings compared to today's 3.5 inch drive. The Sun Fire X4600 / X4600 M2 supports multiple operating systems, including Oracle Solaris, Oracle Enterprise Linux, Red Hat, SUSE, VMware, and Windows.

Sun EOL’d (end-of-lifed) the Sun Fire X4600 in November of 2007, and EOL’d the X4600 M2 in March of 2010.

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Processor 4 @ 2.6GHz Dual Core AMD Opteron 885 CPU (X4600) 6 @ 3.2GHz Dual Core AMD Opteron 8224SE CPU (X4600 M2) 8 @ 2.9GHz Quad-Core AMD Opteron 8389 CPU (X4600 M2)
Cache 1 MB Level 2 2 MB Level 2 2 MB Level 3 cache for quad-core with 512 KB L2 Cache per core
Memory 16 GB (16 @ 1 GB) 48 GB (24 @ 2 GB) 128 GB (32 @ 4 GB)
Hot Pluggable 2.5" SAS Disk Drive 2 @ 73 GB 10K RPM 4 @ 73 GB 15K RPM 4 @ 146 GB 10K RPM
Network 4 @ 10/100/1000Base-T RJ-45 Connectors 4 @ 10/100/1000Base-T RJ-45 Connectors 4 @ 10/100/1000Base-T RJ-45 Connectors
Network Management 1 dedicated 10/100Base-T RJ-45 Ethernet port 1 dedicated 10/100Base-T RJ-45 Ethernet port 1 dedicated 10/100Base-T RJ-45 Ethernet port
Serial Management RS-232 Serial Interface, RJ45 connector RS-232 Serial Interface, RJ45 connector RS-232 Serial Interface, RJ45 connector
SAS Four channel SAS interface Four channel SAS interface Four channel SAS interface
USB Two front and two rear USB 2.0 ports Two front and two rear USB 2.0 ports Two front and two rear USB 2.0 ports
Expansion Bus 8 Low Profile PCI Expansion slots: 6 PCIe slots (4 x 8-lane PCI slots, 2 x 4-lane PCI slots); 2 64-bit/100 MHz PCI-X slots 8 Low Profile PCI Expansion slots: 6 PCIe slots (4 x 8-lane PCI slots, 2 x 4-lane PCI slots); 2 64-bit/100 MHz PCI-X slots 8 Low Profile PCI Expansion slots: 6 PCIe slots (4 x 8-lane PCI slots, 2 x 4-lane PCI slots); 2 64-bit/100 MHz PCI-X slots
Power Supply Four hot-swappable power supplies, redundant in 2+2 configuration. Available in 850, 950, and 1133 WATT Four hot-swappable power supplies, redundant in 2+2 configuration. Available in 950, and 1133 WATT Four hot-swappable power supplies, redundant in 2+2 configuration. Available in 950, and 1133 WATT
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