Next-Generation Power for Advanced Enterprise Workloads and Hyperscale

Altus XE1211 Server

Modern data centers need flexible computing resources that can be deployed at scale. The Penguin Computing® Altus® XE1211 server provides a single socket AMD EPYC processor platform, fast and efficient memory, and up to 12 2.5” NVMe drive bays for flexible and dense storage. With powerful compute and dense storage in a 1U form factor, the Altus XE1211 is an optimal platform for large scale enterprise and hyper-scale deployments.

Data Sheet  

Key Features

Altus XE1211 Server Features

  • Single AMD® EPYC™ Processors at up to 225W for performance configurations
  • Up to 16 DDR4-3200MHz ECC memory modules to deliver speed and efficiency for data-intensive workloads
  • Storage density for 12 2.5” hot-swap drive bays with NVMe support
  • Two PCIe x16 Gen 4 low profile slots plus one OCP mezzanine slot for additional connectivity
Technical Specs

Altus XE1211 Technical Specs

Form Factor
Form Factor1U Rackmount
Processor Number1
Processor TypeAMD EPYC 7002/7003 Series
Maximum TDP225W
Board Management
BMC ChipsetASpeed AST2500
IPMI 2.0Yes
Memory TypeDDR4-3200MHz ECC
Memory CapacityUp to 2TB (16x DIMMs)
Storage System
CD-ROM DevicesNo
Hard Drive Bays
U.2 NVMe (2.5")12
M.2 NVMe2
Hard Drive Backplane12Gb/NVMe
Ethernet ControllerBroadcom BCM5720
On-Board LAN2x GbE/RJ45
PCI Expansion Slots
Number of Slots/Gen/Speed (Size)1x PCIe Gen4 x16 (FHHL), 1x PCIe Gen4 x16 (HHHL), 1x OCP Mezz 2.0 x16
GPU CapableNo
External I/O Interfaces
USB Ports2x USB 3.0
VGA PortsYes
Supported Operating System
Supported OSRHEL, CentOS
Power System
Power Supply Size2x 850W 80Plus Platinum
Mounting Hardware
Rackmount RailsStandard Rails included
Operating Environment
Operating Temperature10C to 35C (50F to 95F)
Non-operating Temperature0C to 70C (32F to 158F)
Operating Relative Humidity90% (non-condensing)
Non-operating Relative Humidity90% (non-condensing)
System Dimensions & Weight
Height1.69 inches
Width17.26 inches
Depth26.77 inches
Machine WeightApproximately 40 lbs
Shipping WeightApproximately 50 lbs
Warranty3 Year Standard; Up to 4 years on-site available

Altus XE1211 Configuration

Altus XE1211 Base System
Processor - AMD EPYC Rome UP
Memory - DDR4-3200 (AVL)
U.2/U.3 NVMe
M.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.
TPM Security Module
PCIe Slot 1
PCIe Slot 1 (FHHL)
PCIe Slot 2
PCIe Slot 2 (FHHL)
Mellanox NIC Ext Warranty
Only needed when Mellanox NIC is selected
Rackmount Rails
Power Cord
Power cord options for system with dual C14 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 (Server & Workstation)
Service (Server & Workstation)
Service, No-Return (Compute)
Cluster Configuration Trim Kit