Next-Generation Power for Advanced Enterprise Workloads and Hyperscale Deployments

Altus XE4218GT GPU Server

Modern data centers need flexible computing resources that can be deployed at scale. The Penguin Computing Altus XE4218GT server provides a dual socket AMD EPYC™ processor platform, fast and efficient memory, and up to eight GPGPUs for high-end data analytics workloads. With powerful compute and dense storage in a 4U form factor, the Altus XE4214GT is an optimal platform for large scale enterprise and hyperscale deployments.

Data Sheet 

Key Features

Altus XE4218GT Server Features

  • Dual AMD EPYC™ Processors at up to 225W each for performance configurations
  • Up to eight GPGPUs for high-end data analytics and artificial intelligence workloads at scale
  • Storage density of up to twelve 3.5” drive bays, with support for U.2 NVMe drives
  • Eight PCIe Gen4 x16 slots for GPGPUs and three PCIe Gen4 x16 low profile slots
Technical Specs

Altus XE4218GT Technical Specs

Form Factor
Form Factor4U Rackmount
Processor Number2
Processor TypeAMD EPYC 7002/7003
Maximum TDP225W
Board Management
BMC ChipsetASpeed AST2500
Dedicated BMC InterfaceYes
IPMI 2.0Yes
Memory TypeDDR4-3200MHz ECC
Memory CapacityUp to 4TB (32x DIMMs)
Storage System
Hard Drive Bays
U.2 NVMe (2.5")8
Ethernet ControllerIntel X550
On-Board LAN2x 10GbE/RJ45
PCI Expansion Slots
Number of Slots/Gen/Speed (Size)10x PCIe Gen4 x16 (FHFL), 2x PCIe Gen4 x16 (HHHL), 1x OCP Mezz 3.0
GPU CapableYes
Supported GPUs
External I/O Interfaces
USB Ports2x USB 3.0
VGA PortsYes
Supported Operating System
Supported OSRHEL, CentOS
Power System
Power Supply Size3x 2200W 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
Height6.93 inches
Width17.64 inches
Depth34.65 inches
Machine WeightApproximately 70 lbs
Shipping WeightApproximately 120 lbs
Warranty3 Year Standard; Up to 4 years on-site available

Altus XE4218GT Configuration

Altus XE4218GT Base System
Case Assembly
Ampere GPU NVlink Bridge Board
Processor - AMD EPYC Rome/Milan DP
Memory - DDR4-3200 (AVL)
2.5" SATA (AVL)
U.2 NVMe (AVL)
RAID Controller
RAID Configuration

No RAID volumes configured.

Disk Partition Configuration
Choose a standard disk partition template. After updating this form, you can manually edit the disk partitions for your specific requirements.
NCSI Switch
Onboard NCSI Dip Switch Setting
OCP 3.0 Mezzanine Small (NCSI Slot) (AVL)
PCIe Low Profile (AVL)
PCIe Low Profile (AVL)
PCIe Low Profile (AVL)
Mellanox NIC Ext Warranty
Only needed when Mellanox NIC is selected
Mellanox NIC Ext Warranty
Only needed when Mellanox NIC is selected
TPM Security Module - SPI - CTM010
Rackmount Rails
Power Cord
Operating System
XFS Scalable File System
XFS Scalable File System requires Red Hat OS - Make sure select correct # of Socket License
Warranty & Service (GPU Server)
Service (GPU Server)
Service, No-Return (Compute)
Cluster Configuration Trim Kit