AlphaServer 8400 Specifications

Model5/3005/3505/4405/625
Family / Variant Turbolaser / ? Turbolaser / ? Turbolaser / ? Turbolaser / ?
Introduced April, 1995 March, 1996 September, 1996 November, 1997
Base Price 195,000 USD ? 297,000 USD ?
Enclosure Cabinet Cabinet Cabinet Cabinet
CPU Features
CPU / Clock Speed 21164 (EV5) / 300 MHz 21164 (EV5) / 350 MHz 21164A (EV56) / 437 MHz 21164A (EV56) / 612 MHz
Number of CPUs[1] 1 to 12 1 to 12 1 to 14 1 to 14
Cache Size on Chip 8K I-cache
8K 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 96K
B-cache 4 MB / CPU 4 MB / CPU 4 MB / CPU 4 MB / CPU
In-cabinet Upgrades CPU, memory, I/O CPU, memory, I/O CPU, memory, I/O CPU, memory, I/O
Performance
tpmC @ $/tpmC 11,014 @ $222 13,646 @ $277 ? 24,537 @ $110
SPECint95 7.43 10.1 13.6 18.4
SPECfp95 12.4 14.2 17.0 20.8
Memory / Storage
Memory[1] 128 MB to 28 GB 128 MB to 28 GB 128 MB to 28 GB 128 MB to 28 GB
Internal Disk Bays 14 (standard), 35 (optional)
Internal Disk Storage 1.05 GB to 728 GB
Total Disk Storage 85 TB
Removable Media Bays 2
Removable Media 600 MB CD-ROM
I/O
Standard I/O 1 console port, Fast SCSI[2], 3 Fast Wide Differential SCSI[2], two 10 Mb Ethernet[2]
I/O Slots[1,3] 144 (optional):
  • 96 PCI32/EISA
  • 72 XMI
  • 48 PCI32
Max. I/O Throughput PCI: 1584 MB/s
XMI: 600 MB/s
EISA: 33 MB/s
Options
Audio & Video 2D/3D graphics
Networking 10/100 Mb Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, FDDI, Token Ring, ATM,
sync/async. communications, Memory Channel
Storage Fast SCSI, Fast Wide Differential SCSI, Ultra Wide SCSI,
Ultra Wide Differential SCSI, RAID, Fibre Channel, DSSI[4], CI[4], PrestoServe™[5],
DDS-1, DDS-2, DDS-3, DLT2000, DLT4000, DLT7000, QIC-525, QIC-2GB, QIC-3210,
IBM 3480/3490, 9-track reel-to-reel, Exatape, SSD, MO-2X, MO-4X, floppy disk
Availability Features Auto reboot, thermal management, remote system management, RAID,
disk hot-swap, memory failover, ECC memory, ECC cache, CPU failover,
error logging, optional redundant power system, optional battery backup
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
Acoustics (LWAd / LpAm)
Idle ?
Operating ?
Altitude
Operating 2,438 m (8,000 ft)
Non-operating 9,144 m (30,000 ft)
Shock (operating) ?
Vibration (operating) ?
Temperature 15-28 °C (59-82 °F)
Relative Humidity 20-80% (non-condensing)
Power Requirements
North America Europe[6] Europe Japan
Nominal Voltage 120/208 V 240 V 380-415 V 202 V
Frequency Range 50-60 Hz 50-60 Hz 50-60 Hz 50-60 Hz
Max. Nominal Current 24.0 A 12.8 A 12.8 A 24.0 A
Power Source Single phase Three phase
Power Supply 2,500 W 2,160 W (n+1 optional)
Power Usage[7] ? ?
Physical Characteristics
Height 170.0 cm (67.0 in)
Width 80.0 cm (31.5 in)
Depth 87.5 cm (34.4 in)
Weight[8] 408 kg (900 lb)
Warranty
1 year on-site, same-business-day, 4-hour response time
[1] System provides 9 slots for a combination of CPU, memory and I/O modules.
[2] Models after March 1998 use different I/O module combined with Ultra SCSI and 10/100 Ethernet PCI host adapters.
[3] Using 3 KFTHA I/O modules.
[4] OpenVMS only.
[5] Digital UNIX only.
[6] Single phase.
[7] "Packaged System" configuration (see SOC); halt in firmware.
[8] Fully configured.