AlphaServer 2100A Specifications

Model4/2755/2505/3005/375
Family / Variant Lynx / Lynx Lynx / Lynx Lynx / Lynx Lynx / Lynx
Introduced ? ? January, 1996 October, 1996
Base Price ? ? ? ?
Enclosure Deskside,
rackmount
Deskside,
rackmount,
low-profile
Deskside,
rackmount,
low-profile
Deskside,
rackmount,
low-profile
CPU Features
CPU / Clock Speed 21064A (EV45) / 275 MHz 21164 (EV5) / 250 MHz 21164 (EV5) / 291 MHz 21164A (EV56) / 375 MHz
Number of CPUs[1] 1 to 4 1 to 4 1 to 4 1 to 4
Cache Size on Chip 16K I-cache
16K D-cache
8K I-cache
8K D-cache
8K I-cache
8K D-cache
8K I-cache
8K D-cache
Secondary Cache - 96K 96K 96K
B-cache 4 MB / CPU 4 MB / CPU 4 MB / CPU 8 MB / CPU
In-cabinet Upgrades CPU, memory, I/O CPU, memory, I/O CPU, memory, I/O CPU, memory, I/O
Performance
tpmC @ $/tpmC ? ? ? ?
SPECint92 200.1 277.1 319.3 ?
SPECfp92 292.6 410.4 477.3 ?
SPECint95 ? 5.96 7.03 11.5
SPECfp95 ? 8.39 9.64 15.1
Memory / Storage
Memory[2] 64 MB to 2 GB 128 MB to 2 GB 128 MB to 2 GB 128 MB to 2 GB
Deskside Rackmount Low-profile
Internal Disk Bays 8 (standard), 8 (optional) 2 1
Internal Disk Storage 1.05 GB to 68.8 GB 1.05 GB to 8.6 GB 1.05 GB to 4.3 GB
Total Disk Storage 4 TB 4 TB ?
Removable Media Bays 4 3 2
Removable Media 1.44 MB floppy disk,
600 MB CD-ROM
1.44 MB floppy disk,
600 MB CD-ROM
1.44 MB floppy disk
I/O
Standard I/O 2 serial ports, 1 bi-directional enhanced parallel port, PS/2 keyboard and mouse,
VGA[3,4], Fast SCSI, 10 Mb Ethernet[3,4]
Deskside Rackmount Low-profile
I/O Slots 11:
  • 8 PCI32
  • 3 EISA
11:
  • 8 PCI32
  • 3 EISA
9:
  • 6 PCI64
  • 1 PCI32
  • 1 EISA
  • 1 PCI32/EISA
Max. I/O Throughput PCI: 132 MB/s
EISA: 33 MB/s
PCI: 132 MB/s
EISA: 33 MB/s
PCI: 264 MB/s
EISA: 33 MB/s
Options
Audio & Video 2D graphics
Networking Ethernet, FDDI, Token Ring, TCP/IP, DECnet/OSI
Storage Fast Wide SCSI, Fast Wide Differential SCSI, RAID, DSSI[5], CI[5], PrestoServe™[6]
Availability Features Auto reboot, thermal management, remote system management, RAID, disk hot-swap,
dual SCSI backplane, memory failover, ECC memory, ECC cache, CPU failover,
error logging, optional redundant power system, optional uninterruptible power supply
Operating Systems / Clustering
OS Support Digital UNIX, OpenVMS, Windows NT Server
TruCluster Yes (ASE and PDB)
OpenVMS Cluster Yes
MSCS Yes
Hardware Partitioning No
Environment
Deskside Rackmount Low-profile
Acoustics (LWAd / LpAm)
Idle 6.5 B / 47 dBA[7] ? 6.5 B / 43 dBA[7]
Operating 6.5 B / 47 dBA[7] ? 6.5 B / 43 dBA[7]
Altitude
Operating 2,000 m (6,562 ft) 2,000 m (6,562 ft) 3,048 m (10,000 ft)
Non-operating 3,600 m (12,000 ft) 3,600 m (12,000 ft) 12,192 m (40,000 ft)
Shock (operating) 7.5 G, 10 ms 10 G, 10 ms 20 G, 10 ms
Vibration (operating) 10-500 Hz, 0.1 G max 200-500 Hz, 0.1 G max 200-500 Hz, 0.1 G max
Temperature 10-35 °C (50-95 °F) 10-40 °C (50-104 °F) 10-35 °C (50-95 °F)
Relative Humidity 20-80% (non-condensing) 10-90% (non-condensing) 10-90% (non-condensing)
Power Requirements
Deskside Rackmount Low-profile
Nominal Voltage 100-120 V / 220-240 V 100-120 V / 220-240 V 100-120 V / 220-240 V
Frequency Range 50-60 Hz 50-60 Hz 50-60 Hz
Max. Nominal Current 8.5 A / 4.0 A 10.0 A / 5.0 A 8.2 A / 4.1 A
Power Source Single phase Single phase Single phase
Power Supply 602 W (n+1 opt., conf.-dependent) 840 W (n+1 opt.) 810 W
Power Usage[8] ? ? ?
Physical Characteristics
Deskside Rackmount Low-profile
Height 70.0 cm (27.6 in 35.0 cm (14.0 in) 17.8 cm (7.0 in)
Width 43.0 cm (16.9 in) 45.0 cm (19.0 in)? 48.3 cm (19.0 in)
Depth 81.0 cm (31.9 in) 70.5 cm (27.7 in) 67.3 cm (26.5 in)
Weight 75.0 kg (165.0 lb) 45.5 kg (100.0 lb) 34.0 kg (75.0 lb)
Warranty
3 year on-site, next-business-day response time
[1] Low-profile enclosure limited to 2 CPUs.
[2] 4 CPU systems restricted to 1 GB memory, 2 CPU low-profile system restricted to 1.5 GB memory.
[3] Deskside and rackmount.
[4] Occupies one PCI slot.
[5] OpenVMS only.
[6] Digital UNIX only.
[7] Configuration unknown.
[8] "Packaged System" configuration (see SOC); halt in firmware.