Sun Blade X8420 Modular Server Blade Unit

Alta Technologies buys & sells new, used, and refurbished Oracle Sun Blade X8420 server blade modules. Whether you need a fully configured blade system or simply require a blade server unit or part, we carry a broad array of Sun Microsystems hardware & Oracle BladeServer equipment, including the Sun Blade X8420 servers.

With over 25 years of experience, Alta Technologies is the leading Oracle/Sun server reseller in the area. We also buy your excess server & storage equipment.

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Blade X8420 Information

The Sun Blade X8420 server module is a stunning piece of hardware. The Sun X8420 has four AMD 8000 series dual-core CPUs with speeds of 2.4GHz (model 8216), 2.6GHz (model 8218), and 2.8GHz (model 8220). Each SB X8420 module has 16 DIMM slots and a total memory capacity of 64GB. Two hot-swappable SAS or SATA disks are included in every Sun Blade X8420 server module. Solaris 10, Red Hat Linux, VMware, and Windows 2003 Server are among the OS options available with the SB X8420 module.

  • The Sun X8420 is ideal for businesses that are planning for future expansion. 
  • Scales up to four dual-core AMD Opteron microprocessors, 64 gigabytes of RAM, six PCIe ports, and up to two 73, 146, or 200-gigabyte drives for extra storage, and is compatible with the Sun Blade 8000 chassis.

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Sun Blade X8420 Specifications

Processor: Supports AMD Opteron dual-core (8200 Series) processors 8218 (2.6GHz), 1MB L2, 95W 8218 HE (2.6GHz), 1MB L2, 68W 8220 (2.8GHz), 1MB L2, 95W Four processor dual-core configurations 

I/O Interfaces: 6 PCI Express Links (per Server Module) for connectivity to 2 PCIe ExpressModules and 4 PCIe Network Express Modules (chassis dependent) (4 links @ x8 / 2 links @ x4)

Main Memory:  Total of 64 GB of RAM per X8420 server module Four DIMM slots per CPU socket, 16 DIMM slots total for a large memory footprint using cost-efficient (1GB or 2GB) memory DIMMs Supports DDR2/667, PC2-5300 ECC-registered 1GB, 2GB or 4GB DIMMs

Operating Systems: Sun Solaris Operating System, Red Hat Enterprise, Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Microsoft Windows Server, VMware, ESX Server


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