A Versatile, Scalable 1U Server for Data Center and HPC Workloads

Altus XE1212 Server

Modern data centers need flexible computing resources that can be deployed at scale. The Penguin Computing Altus XE1212 server provides dual AMD Rome EPYC processors, fast and efficient memory, and up to ten 2.5” drive bays for flexible and dense storage. With powerful compute and dense storage in a single server, the Altus XE1212 is an optimal platform for data center and HPC deployments at scale.


Key Features

Altus XE1212 Server Features

  • Dual AMD EPYC Processors at up to 450W each for performance configurations
  • Up to 32 DDR4-3200MHz ECC memory modules to deliver speed and efficiency for data-intensive workloads
  • Storage density for ten 2.5” hot-swap drive bays with SAS/SATA and NVMe support
  • Up to three PCI Express Gen 3 low profile slots plus two OCP mezzanine slots for additional connectivity
Technical Specs

Altus XE1212 Technical Specs

Form Factor
Form Factor1U Rackmount
Processor Number2
Processor TypeAMD EPYC 7002/7003
Maximum TDP225W
Board Management
BMC ChipsetASpeed AST2500
IPMI 2.0Yes
Memory TypeDDR4-3200MHz ECC
Memory CapacityUp to 4TB (32x DIMMs)
Storage System
Hard Drive Bays
U.2 NVMe (2.5")10
M.2 NVMe1
CD-ROM DevicesNo
Hard Drive Backplane12Gb/NVMe
Ethernet ControllerIntel I350
On-Board LAN2x GbE/RJ45
PCI Expansion Slots
Number of Slots/Gen/Speed (Size)2x PCIe Gen4 Full Height Half Length x16 (FHHL), 1x OCP Mezz 2.0 x8, 1x OCP Mezz 3.0 x16
Mezzanine Expansion Options
OCP Mezzanine
Network OCP MezzDual 10G/SFP+ (BCM57810S), Single 10G/SFP+ (BCM57811), Dual 10G/SFP+ (Intel 82599ES), Single 10G/SFP+ (Intel 82599EN)
GPU CapableNo
External I/O Interfaces
USB Ports3x USB 3.0
VGA PortsYes
Supported Operating System
Supported OSRHEL, CentOS
Power System
Power Supply Size2x 1200W 80Plus Platinum
Mounting Hardware
Rackmount RailsStandard Rails included
Operating Environment
Operating Temperature10C to 35C (50F to 95F)
Non-operating Temperature0C to 60C (32F to 140F)
Operating Relative Humidity8% to 80% (non-condensing)
Non-operating Relative Humidity20% to 95% (non-condensing)
System Dimensions & Weight
Height1.69 inches
Width17.2 inches
Depth28.7 inches
Machine WeightApproximately 46 lbs
Shipping WeightApproximately 60 lbs
Warranty3 Year Standard; Up to 4 years on-site available