AlphaServer GS1280 Specifications

ModelModel 8Model 16Model 32Model 64
Family / Variant Marvel / ? Marvel / ? Marvel / ? Marvel / ?
Introduced January, 2003 January, 2003 July, 2003 October, 2003
Base Price 117,000 USD 260,000 USD ? ?
Enclosure Cabinet Cabinet Cabinet Cabinet
CPU Features
CPU / Clock Speed 21364 (EV7) / 1.15 GHz
21364 (EV7z) / 1.3 GHz
21364 (EV7) / 1.15 GHz
21364 (EV7z) / 1.3 GHz
21364 (EV7) / 1.15 GHz
21364 (EV7z) / 1.3 GHz
21364 (EV7) / 1.15 GHz
21364 (EV7z) / 1.3 GHz
Number of CPUs 2 to 8 2 to 16 2 to 32 2 to 64
Cache Size on Chip 64K I-cache
64K D-cache
64K I-cache
64K D-cache
64K I-cache
64K D-cache
64K I-cache
64K D-cache
Secondary Cache 1.75 MB 1.75 MB 1.75 MB 1.75 MB
B-cache - - - -
In-cabinet Upgrades CPU, memory, I/O CPU, memory, I/O CPU, memory, I/O CPU, memory, I/O
Performance
tpmC @ $/tpmC ? ? ? ?
SPECint2000 877, 994[1] ? ? ?
SPECfp2000 1482, 1684[1] ? ? ?
Memory / Storage
Memory 1 GB to 64 GB 1 GB to 128 GB 1 GB to 256 GB 1 GB to 512 GB
Internal Disk Bays 2 to 16 2 to 32 2 to 64 2 to 128
Internal Disk Storage 0 to 4.8 TB 0 to 9.6 TB 0 to 19.2 TB 0 to 38.4 TB
Total Disk Storage ? ? ? ?
Removable Media Bays 1 to 8 1 to 16 1 to 24 1 to 32
Removable Media DVD/CD-RW (slim-line) DVD/CD-RW (slim-line) DVD/CD-RW (slim-line) DVD/CD-RW (slim-line)
I/O
Standard I/O 1 serial port, 10/100 Mb Ethernet, Ultra3 SCSI, 2 USB ports
Model 8 Model 16 Model 32 Model 64
I/O Slots[2] 12 to 96:
  • 9 to 72 PCI64
  • 2 to 16 PCI32
  • 1 to 8 AGPx4
12 to 192:
  • 9 to 144 PCI64
  • 2 to 32 PCI32
  • 1 to 16 AGPx4
12 to 384:
  • 9 to 288 PCI64
  • 2 to 64 PCI32
  • 1 to 32 AGPx4
12 to 768:
  • 9 to 576 PCI64
  • 2 to 128 PCI32
  • 1 to 64 AGPx4
Max. I/O Throughput[2] PCI: 14.9 GB/s
AGP: 8.5 GB/s
PCI: 29.8 GB/s
AGP: 17 GB/s
PCI: 59.7 GB/s
AGP: 34.1 GB/s
PCI: 119.4 GB/s
AGP: 68.3 GB/s
Options
Audio & Video 2D/3D graphics
Networking Gigabit Ethernet, FDDI, TCP/IP, DECnet/OSI, WAN, ATM
Storage Ultra2 SCSI, RAID, CI[3], Fibre Channel
Availability Features Auto reboot, thermal management, remote system management, RAID, disk hot-swap, ECC memory,
ECC cache, error logging, RAID memory, redundant power system (hot-swap), PCI hot-swap, optional dual AC feed
Operating Systems / Clustering
OS Support OpenVMS, Tru64 UNIX
TruCluster Yes
OpenVMS Cluster Yes
MSCS No
Model 8 Model 16 Model 32 Model 64
Hardware Partitioning Yes Yes Yes Yes
Environment
Model 8 Model 16 Model 32 Model 64
Acoustics (LWAd / LpAm)[4]
Idle 7.1 B / 52 dBA 7.4 B / 55 dBA ? ?
Operating 7.1 B / 52 dBA 7.4 B / 55 dBA ? ?
Altitude
Operating 3,048 m (10,000 ft)
Non-operating 12,192 m (40,000 ft)
Shock (operating) 5 G, 30 ms
Vibration (operating) 10-500 Hz, 0.1 G max
Temperature 10-35 °C (50-95 °F)
Relative Humidity 10-90% (non-condensing)
Power Requirements
Model 8 Model 16 Model 32 Model 64
Nominal Voltage 120/208 V / 380-415 V / 202 V 120/208 V / 380-415 V / 202 V 120/208 V / 380-415 V / 202 V 120/208 V / 380-415 V / 202 V
Frequency Range 50-60 Hz 50-60 Hz 50-60 Hz 50-60 Hz
Max. Nominal Current ? ? ? ?
Power Source Three phase Three phase Three phase Three phase
Power Supply 2x 2,000 W (n+1 opt.) 4x 2,000 W (n+1 opt.) 6x 2,000 W (n+1 opt.) 8x 2,000 W (n+1 opt.)
Power Usage[5] ? ? ? ?
Physical Characteristics
Model 8 Model 16 Model 32 Model 64
Height 200.0 cm (79.0 in) 200.0 cm (79.0 in) 200.0 cm (79.0 in) 200.0 cm (79.0 in)
Width 60.0 cm (24.0 in) 60.0 cm (24.0 in) 120.0 cm (48.0 in) 180.0 cm (72.0 in)
Depth 120.0 cm (48.0 in) 120.0 cm (48.0 in) 120.0 cm (48.0 in) 120.0 cm (48.0 in)
Weight[6] 395 kg (870 lb) 577 kg (1,272 lb) 704 kg (1,552 lb) 1,408 kg (3,104 lb)
Warranty
1 year on-site, next-business-day response time
[1] CPU at 1.15 GHz resp. 1.3 GHz.
[2] Standard I/O drawer.
[3] OpenVMS only.
[4] 8P drawer(s) and power shelf.
[5] "Packaged System" configuration (see SOC); halt in firmware.
[6] 8P drawer(s) mounted in cabinet.