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Gigabyte R281-3C1 Rack Server

Intel® Xeon® Processor Scalable Family
6-Channel RDIMM/LRDIMM DDR4, 24 x DIMMs
Dual 1Gb/s LAN ports (Intel® I350-AM2)
1 x Dedicated management port
12 x 3.5" and 2 x 2.5" SATAIII hot-swappable HDD/SSD bays
SAS expander with 12Gb/s transfer speed
8 x PCIe Gen3 expansion slots
2 x OCP Gen3 x16 mezzanine slots
Aspeed® AST2500 remote management controller
Dual 1200W 80 PLUS Platinum redundant power supply
Total: $2,335.50
Total without tax: $2,335.50
Total discount:
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Intel® Xeon® Processor Scalable Family
Intel® Xeon® Platinum Processor, Intel® Xeon® Gold Processor, Intel® Xeon® Silver Processor and Intel® Xeon® Bronze Processor
CPU TDP up to 205W
NOTE: If only 1 CPU is installed, some PCIe or memory functions might be unavailable
2 x LGA 3647
Socket P0
Mounting pitch: Narrow ILM
Intel® C621 Express Chipset
24 x DIMM slots
DDR4 memory supported only
6-channel memory architecture
RDIMM modules up to 64GB supported
LRDIMM modules up to 64GB supported
1.2V modules: 2666/2400/2133 MHz
2 x 1Gb/s LAN ports (Intel® I350-AM2)
1 x 10/100/1000 management LAN
Integrated in Aspeed® AST2500
2D Video Graphic Adapter with PCIe bus interface
1920x1200@60Hz 32bpp, DDR4 SDRAM
Depends on SAS add-on Card
1 x 7-pin SATA III 6Gb/s with SATA DOM supported
By using pin_8 or external cable for power function
Depends on SAS RAID Card
Expansion Slots
Riser Card CRS2131:
- 1 x PCIe x16 slot (Gen3 x16 or x8), Full height half-length
- 1 x PCIe x8 slots (Gen3 x0 or x8), Full height half-length
- 1 x PCIe x8 slots (Gen3 x8), Full height half-length

Riser Card CRS2132:
- 1 x PCIe x16 slot (Gen3 x16 or x8), Full height half-length
- 1 x PCIe x8 slots (Gen3 x0 or x8), Full height half-length
- 1 x PCIe x8 slots (Gen3 x8), Full height half-length

Riser Card CRS2124:
- 1 x PCIe x8 slots (Gen3 x0 or x8), Low profile half-length
- 1 x PCIe x16 slot (Gen3 x16 or x8), Low profile half-length

2 x OCP mezzanine slots
- PCIe Gen3 x16
- Type1, P1, P2, P3, P4, K2, K3
Internal I/O
2 x Power supply connectors
4 x SlimSAS connectors
2 x SATA 7-pin connectors
2 x CPU fan headers
1 x USB 3.0 header
1 x TPM header
1 x VROC connector
1 x Front panel header
1 x HDD back plane board header
1 x PMBus connector
1 x IPMB connector
1 x Clear CMOS jumper
1 x BIOS recovery jumper
Rear I/O
2 x USB 3.0
1 x VGA
1 x COM (RJ45 type)
2 x RJ45
1 x MLAN
1 x ID button with LED
1 x TPM header with LPC interface
Optional TPM2.0 kit: CTM000
OS Supported
Windows Server 2012 R2 (x64) Update1
Windows Server 2016

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.9 (x64)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3 (x64)

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11.4 (x64)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12.2 (x64)

Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS (x64)

VMware ESXi 6.5
Board Management
Aspeed® AST2500 management controller
Avocent® MergePoint IPMI 2.0 web interface:
Network settings
Network security settings
Hardware information
Users control
Services settings
IPMI settings
Sessions control
LDAP settings
Power control
Fan profiles
Voltages, fans and temperatures monitoring
System event log
Events management (platform events, trap settings, email settings)
Serial Over LAN
vKVM & vMedia (HTML5)
Operating Properties
Operating temperature: 10°C to 35°C
Operating humidity: 8-80% (non-condensing)
Non-operating temperature: -40°C to 60°C
Non-operating humidity: 20%-95% (non-condensing)
Packaging Dimensions
982 x 588 x 268 mm
Dimensions (WxHxD, mm)
438 x 87.5 x 730
Motherboard in Barebone
Front side: 12 x 3.5" SATA/SAS hot-swappable HDD/SSD bays
2.5" HDD/SSD supported
Rear side: 2 x 2.5" SATA/SAS hot-swappable HDD/SSD bays
LSI SAS35x24 expander
Bandwidth: SATAIII 6Gb/s or SAS 12Gb/s per port
Default configuration supports:
0 x SAS/SATA drives
SAS card is required to enable the drive bays

Suggested 12Gb/s SAS cards:
Front I/O
2 x USB 3.0
1 x Power button with LED
1 x ID button with LED
1 x Reset button
1 x NMI button
1 x System status LED
1 x HDD activity LED
2 x LAN activity LEDs
Backplane I/O
Front side_CBP20C3: 12 x SATA/SAS ports
Rear side_CBP2020: 2 x SATA/SAS ports
Bandwidth: SATAIII 6Gb/s or SAS 12Gb/s per port
Power Supply
2 x 1200W redundant PSUs
80 PLUS Platinum

AC Input:
- 100-240V~/ 12-7A, 50-60Hz
DC Input:
- 240Vdc/ 6A

DC Output:
- Max 1000W/ 100-240V~
+12V/ 80.5A
+12Vsb/ 3A
- Max 1200W/ 200-240V~ or 240Vdc input
+12V/ 97A
+12Vsb/ 3A
20 kg
System Fans
4 x 80x80x38mm (14'900rpm)
Part Numbers
Barebone package: 6NR2813C1MR-00
Part Numbers:
- Motherboard: 9MR91FS0NR-00
- Rail kit: 25HB2-3A0202-K0R
- CPU heatsink: 25ST1-353105-T1R
- Back plane board_12-port: 9CBP21C0NR-00
- Back plane board_2-port: 9CBP2020NR-00
- Front panel board: 9CFP2001NR-00
- Power supply: 25EP0-212002-F3S
- RJ45 type COM cable: 25CR0-200400-Y4R (in option)
- Riser card - CRS2131: 9CRS2131NR-00
- Riser card - CRS2132: 9CRS2132NR-00
- Riser card - CRS2124: 9CRS2124NR-00
- SAS cable for PCIe type SAS card: 25CFM-800821-A4R
- SAS cable for OCP type SAS card: 25CFM-850820-A4R (in option)
Packaging Content
1 x R281-3C1
2 x CPU heatsinks
1 x Rail kit
2 x Non-Fabric CPU carrier