A Versatile, Scalable 2U - 4 Node Server for Data Center and HPC Workloads

Relion XE2142 Server

Modern data centers need flexible computing resources that can be deployed at scale. The Penguin Computing® Relion® XE2142 server provides four individual nodes in a 2U form factor, each built with dual Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors, fast and efficient memory, and up to twenty-four 2.5” drive bays per chassis for flexible and dense storage. With powerful compute and dense storage in a single server, the Relion XE2142 server is an optimal platform for data center and HPC deployments at scale.

Data Sheet  

Key Features

Relion XE2142 Server Features

  • Dual Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors per node at up to 165W each for performance configurations
  • Up to 2TB DDR4-2933MHz / 4TB with Intel® Optane™ DC persistent memory (16x DIMMs) per node to deliver speed and efficiency for data-intensive workloads
  • Storage density for twenty-four 2.5" hot-swap drive bays with SAS/SATA and up to two NVMe support
  • One PCI Express x16 and x8 Gen 3 low profile slot plus one OCP mezzanine slot for additional connectivity
Technical Specs

Relion XE2142 Technical Specs

Form Factor
Form Factor2U - 4 Node Rackmount
Processor Number2 per node / 8 total
Processor TypeIntel® Xeon® Scalable Processors
Maximum TDP165W
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 2TB DDR4-2933MHz / 4TB with Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory (16x DIMMs) per node
Internal Storage Controller
Onboard ControllerIntel Lewisburg C620 Series
Storage System
Hard Drive Bays
2.5"24x Hotswap SAS/SATA Drives (6 per node)
U.2 NVMe (2.5")Up to 2x U.2 Drives per node
Ethernet ControllerIntel X550
On-Board LAN2x 10GbE/RJ45
PCI Expansion Slots
Number of Slots/Gen/Speed (Size)1x PCIe Gen3 x16 (LP), 1x PCIe Gen3 x8 (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)
GPU CapableYes
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 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
Width17.24 inches
Depth32.28 inches
Machine WeightApproximately 84 lbs
Shipping WeightApproximately 94 lbs
Warranty3 Year Standard; Up to 4 years on-site available

Relion XE2142 Configuration

Relion XE2142 Base System
Serviceability advice: wide rack must be ordered to ensure the rear access.
Processor - Intel Skylake/Cascade Lake SP (-R)
Skylake Fabric (OPA)
Memory - DDR4-2933 (AVL) for Relion XE2142
3.5" 7200RPM SATA (AVL) for Relion XE2142
3.5" 7200RPM SAS (AVL) for Relion XE2142
2.5" SATA (AVL) for Relion XE2142
2.5" SAS SED/FIPS/TAA (AVL) for Relion XE2142
U.2 NVMe (AVL) for Relion XE2142
Internal M.2 NVMe 2280
Required for NVMe Support
M.2 NVMe (AVL) for Relion XE2142
RAID Controller
RAID Configuration (AVL)

No RAID volumes configured.

TPM Security Module (LPC)
OCP Mezzanine (NCSI Slot) (AVL) for RXE2142
NCSI Switch (Toggle Switch)
Onboard NCSI Dip Switch Setting
PCIe Low Profile (AVL)
PCIe Low Profile (AVL)
Mellanox NIC Ext Warranty
Only needed when Mellanox NIC is selected
Power Cord
Power cord options for system with single C20 inlets, 100-250V
Operating System
XFS Scalable File System
XFS Scalable File System requires Red Hat OS - Make sure select correct # of Socket License
Warranty & Service (4NODE)
Service (4NODE)
Service, No-Return (Compute)
Cluster Configuration Trim Kit