An All New, Scalable 2U - 4 Node Server for Data Center and AI Workloads

Altus XE2242 Server

Modern data centers need flexible computing resources that can be deployed at scale. The Penguin Computing® Altus® XE2242 server provides dual AMD EPYC™ 7002 processors per node, fast and efficient memory, and up to 24 NVMe drive bays for flexible and dense storage. With support for PCIe Gen 4 and large storage capacity in a 2U form factor, the Altus XE2142 server is an optimal platform for large scale data center and AI deployments.


Key Features

Altus XE2242 Server Features

  • Dual AMD EPYC™ 7002 processors per node at up to 200W each for high-performance configurations
  • Up to 16 DDR4-3200MHz ECC memory modules per node to deliver speed and efficiency for data-intensive workloads
  • Storage density for 24 2.5” hot-swap drive bays with U.2 NVMe support
  • Up to two PCIe x16 Gen 4 low-profile slots plus one OCP mezzanine slot for additional connectivity
Technical Specs

Altus XE2242 Technical Specs

Form Factor
Form Factor2U - 4 Node Rackmount
Processor Number2 per node / 8 total
Processor TypeAMD EPYC 7002/7003
Maximum TDP200W
Board Management
BMC ChipsetASpeed AST2500
Dedicated BMC InterfaceYes
Shared BMCYes
IPMI 2.0Yes
Virtual Media Over LANYes
Memory TypeDDR4-3200MHz ECC
Memory CapacityUp to 4TB (16x DIMMs) per node
Storage System
Hard Drive Bays
U.2 NVMe (2.5")24
M.2 NVMeUp to 2x M.2 Drives per node
Hard Drive BackplaneNVMe PCIe Gen3
Ethernet ControllerIntel I350
On-Board LAN2x GbE/RJ45
PCI Expansion Slots
Number of Slots/Gen/Speed (Size)2x PCIe Gen4 x16 (LP), 1x OCP Mezz
Mezzanine Expansion Options
OCP Mezzanine
Storage OCP MezzLSI3008 Int.
Network OCP MezzDual 10G/SFP+ (BCM57810S), Single 10G/SFP+ (BCM57811), Dual 10G/SFP+ (Intel 82599ES), Single 10G/SFP+ (Intel 82599EN)
External I/O Interfaces
USB Ports2x USB 3.0
VGA PortsYes
Supported Operating System
Supported OSRHEL, CentOS
Power System
Power Supply Size2x 2200W 80Plus Platinum
Regulatory Compliance
RegulationsCE, FCC
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
Height3.44 inches
Width17.32 inches
Depth33.07 inches
Machine WeightApproximately 84 lbs
Shipping WeightApproximately 94 lbs
Warranty3 Year Standard; Up to 4 years on-site available