A Versatile Server for Enterprise and Hyper-Scale Deployments

Relion XE2112 Server

The Penguin Computing® Relion® XE2112 server is a 2U server powered by the Intel® Xeon® Processor Scalable Family targeting enterprise customer and highly optimized for hyper-scale deployment. Relion XE2112 supports Intel Xeon Scalable processors. The Relion XE2112 is a feature rich product supporting both 2.5” and 3.5” HDD options, NVMe U.2, rear dual 2.5” HDD, dual/redundant power supplies, Open ComputeSM RAID and I/O support and enterprise level management based off Aspeed AST2500 chip that supports RedFish. The Relion XE2112 server supports up to 3TB DDR4-2933MHz of memory and up to 10x PCIe expansion slot, 8x PCIe Gen3 and 2x Open Compute OCP Mezzanine. The Relion XE2112 server has auto-negotiating PCIe signals to allow support of up to 2x GPGPU (double-width). The Relion XE2112 server supports Intel Xeon Platinum and Gold processors up to a maximum 205W TDP and with optional Direct-to-Chip liquid cooling. The Relion XE2112 server delivers maximum computing power with low power consumption.


Key Features

Relion XE2112 Server Features

  • 2U rackmount form factor
  • Dual socket Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor
  • Up to 3TB DDR4-2933MHz / 6TB with Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory (24x DIMMs)
  • Intel C620 series chipset
  • 8x PCIe Gen3 x8, or 3x PCIe Gen3 x16, 2x PCIe Gen3 x8
  • 12x 3.5” hot-swappable SAS/SATA drives, or 24x 2.5” hot-swappable (20x SAS/SATA, 4x SAS/SATA/U.2 NVMe), or 24x U.2 NVMe hot-swappable chassis, or 2x hot-swappable SAS/SATA boot drives or 2x hot-swappable SAS/SATA boot drives
Technical Specs

Relion XE2112 Technical Specs

Form Factor
Form Factor2U Rackmount
Processor Number2
Processor TypeIntel® Xeon® Scalable Processors
Maximum TDP205W
Board Management
BMC ChipsetASpeed AST2500
Dedicated BMC InterfaceRJ45
Shared BMCYes
IPMI 2.0Yes
Virtual Media Over LANYes
ChipsetIntel Lewisburg C620 Series
Memory TypeDDR4-2933MHz ECC, Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory
Memory CapacityUp to 3TB DDR4-2933MHz / 6TB with Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory (24x DIMMs)
Internal Storage Controller
Onboard ControllerIntel Lewisburg C620 Series
Storage System
Hard Drive Bays
3.5"12x Hotswap SAS/SATA Drives
2.5"24x Hotswap (20x SAS/SATA, 4x SAS/SATA/U.2 NVMe)
U.2 NVMe (2.5")24x Hotswap U.2 NVMe Chassis
Boot Drives2x Hotswap SAS/SATA Drives
Hard Drive Backplane12Gb
Ethernet ControllerIntel I350
On-Board LAN2x GbE/RJ45
PCI Expansion Slots
Number of Slots/Gen/Speed (Size)8x PCIe Gen3 x8 (2x LP + 6x FH) or 3x PCIe Gen3 x16 (1x LP + 2x FH), 2x PCIe Gen3 x8 (LP)
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 1200W PSU, 80Plus Platinum or 2x 1600W PSU, 80Plus Platinum (NVMe)
Regulatory Compliance
RegulationsCE, FCC
Mounting Hardware
Rackmount RailsTool-less Rails
Operating Environment
Operating Temperature15C to 35C (59F to 95F)
Non-operating Temperature0C to 70C (0F to 158F)
Operating Relative Humidity30% to 80% (non-condensing)
Non-operating Relative Humidity5% to 90% (non-condensing)
System Dimensions & Weight
Height3.44 inches
Width16.90 inches
Depth28.00 inches
Machine WeightApproximately 55 lbs
Shipping WeightApproximately 65 lbs
Warranty3 Year Standard; Up to 5 years on-site available