AlphaServer SC45 Specifications

Model68/100068/1250
Family / Variant ? / ? ? / ?
Introduced October, 2001 August, 2002
Base Price 899,000 USD ?
Enclosure[1] Cabinet Cabinet
CPU Features
CPU / Clock Speed 21264C (EV68CB) / 1 GHz 21264C (EV68CB) / 1.25 GHz
Number of CPUs 1 to 512 (1 to 128 BBBs) 1 to 512 (1 to 128 BBBs)
Cache Size on Chip 64K I-cache
64K D-cache
64K I-cache
64K D-cache
Secondary Cache - -
B-cache 8 MB / CPU 16 MB / CPU
In-cabinet Upgrades BBB, CPU, memory, I/O BBB, CPU, memory, I/O
Performance
tpmC @ $/tpmC ? ?
SPECint95 ? ?
SPECfp95 ? ?
Linpack 0.809 TFlops[2] 1.004 TFlops[2]
Theoretical peak 1.024 TFlops[2] 1.280 TFlops[2]
Memory / Storage
Memory 2 GB to 4 TB (32 GB / BBB)
Internal Disk Bays 6 (12 optional) (per BBB)
Internal Disk Storage 36.4 GB to 1.75 TB (per BBB)
Total Disk Storage ?
Removable Media Bays 4 (per BBB)
Removable Media 600 MB CD-ROM
I/O
Standard I/O 3 serial ports, 1 bi-directional enhanced parallel port,
PS/2 keyboard and mouse, dual 10/100 Mb Ethernet[3],
dual Ultra SCSI[3], Elan interconnect adapter[3]
I/O Slots 10 (per BBB):
  • 10 PCI64
Max. I/O Throughput PCI: 532 MB/s (per BBB)
Options
Audio & Video 2D/3D graphics
Networking Gigabit Ethernet, TCP/IP, DECnet/OSI, WAN, ATM, dual-rail interconnect
Storage Ultra2 SCSI, RAID, Fibre Channel, HiPPI, floppy disk
Availability Features Auto reboot, thermal management, remote system management, RAID,
disk hot-swap, ECC memory, ECC cache, error logging, redundant
power system (hot-swap), optional uninterruptible power supply
Operating Systems / Clustering
OS Support Tru64 UNIX
TruCluster ?
OpenVMS Cluster No
MSCS No
Hardware Partitioning No
Environment
Acoustics (LWAd / LpAm)
Idle ?
Operating ?
Altitude
Operating 3,048 m (10,000 ft)
Non-operating 12,192 m (40,000 ft)
Shock (operating) 10-500 Hz, 0.1 G max
Vibration (operating) ?
Temperature 10-35 °C (50-95 °F)
Relative Humidity 20-80% (non-condensing)
Power Requirements[4]
Nominal Voltage 100/240 V
Frequency Range 50/60 Hz
Max. Nominal Current 5.6 A
Power Source Single phase
Power Supply 3x 720/1,080? W (n+1)
Power Usage[5] ?
Physical Characteristics
16 Node 128 Node
Height 200.0 cm (79.0 in) 200.0 cm (79.0 in)
Width 300.0 cm (118.1 in)[6] 1,740.0 cm (685.0 in)[7]
Depth 90.0 cm (35.4 in) 90.0 cm (35.4 in)
Weight[8] 2,132 kg (4,700 lb) 14,686 kg (32,377 lb)
Warranty
1 year on-site, next-business-day response time
[1] SC system consists of:
  • one or more ES45 systems, referred to as Base Building Blocks (BBBs);
  • 1 to 26 Compute Building Blocks (CBBs), a CBB holds 1 to 5 BBBs;
  • Interconnect Building Block (IBB);
  • Management Building Block (MBB) integrated in IBB;
  • one or more Storage Building Block (SBB);
[2] 512 CPUs.
[3] Occupies one PCI slot.
[4] One BBB.
[5] "Packaged System" configuration (see SOC); halt in firmware.
[6] 5 cabinets (4 CBBs, 1 IBB).
[7] 29 cabinets (26 CBBs, 2 IBBs (joined), 1 SBB expansion).
[8] Fully configured.