Sun | Sun Fire X4640 Server

Introduced in December 2009 as the replacement for the Sun Fire X4600 M2, the Sun Fire X4640 is an eight-socket modular x64 server in a single 4U chassis that expandable from 2 to 8 processors, and that supports up to 48 cores.

The Sun Fire X4640s key applications are server virtualization, desktop consolidation, data warehousing analysis with databases, and enterprise applications on Oracle Solaris.

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 X4600/X4600 M2.

The Sun Fire X4640 can run up to 512 GB of RAM, and up to 4 hot swappable 2.5 inch SAS 10K 146 GB or 300 GB enterprise class disk drives, that offer IOPS performance increase and 58% power savings compared to today's 3.5 inch drive.

The Sun Fire X4640 supports multiple operating systems, including Solaris 10 5/09 Update 7 (U7) 64-bit, OpenSolaris 2009.06, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.8 64-bit, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.3 64-bit, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 10 SP2 and 11, and Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit.

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Processor 4 @ 2.4GHz 6-Core AMD Opteron 8431 CPU 6 @ 2.6GHz 6-Core AMD Opteron 8435 CPU 8 @ 2.6GHz 6-Core AMD Opteron 8435 CPU
Cache 128KB Level 1, 512KB Level 2, and 6MB Level 3 128KB Level 1, 512KB Level 2, and 6MB Level 3 128KB Level 1, 512KB Level 2, and 6MB Level 3
Memory 128 GB (32 @ 4 GB) 384 GB (48 @ 8 GB) 512 GB (64 @ 8 GB)
Hot Pluggable 2.5" SAS Disk Drive 2 @ 146 GB 10K RPM 4 @ 146 GB 10K RPM 4 @ 300 GB 10K RPM
DVD-ROM One 8x SATA DVD-Writer/24x CD-Writer One 8x SATA DVD-Writer/24x CD-Writer One 8x SATA DVD-Writer/24x CD-Writer
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 1133 WATT power supplies, redundant in 2+2 configuration. Four hot-swappable 1133 WATT power supplies, redundant in 2+2 configuration. Four hot-swappable 1133 WATT power supplies, redundant in 2+2 configuration.
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