* The entire materials provided herein are for reference only. GIGABYTE reserves the right to modify or revise the content at anytime without prior notice.
* Advertised performance is based on maximum theoretical interface values from respective Chipset vendors or organization who defined the interface specification. Actual performance may vary by system configuration.
* All trademarks and logos are the properties of their respective holders.
* Due to standard PC architecture, a certain amount of memory is reserved for system usage and therefore the actual memory size is less than the stated amount.

SPECIFICATIONS

Dimensions (WxHxD, mm)
4U
448 x 176 x 880
Motherboard
MG61-G40
CPU
2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable and Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors
Intel® Xeon® Platinum Processor, Intel® Xeon®Gold Processor, Intel® Xeon® Silver Processor and Intel® Xeon® Bronze Processor
NOTE: If only 1 CPU is installed, some PCIe and memory functions might be unavailable
Socket
2 x LGA 3647
Socket P
TDP up to 205W
Chipset
Intel® C621 Express Chipset
Memory
24 x DIMM slots
DDR4 memory supported only
6-channel memory architecture
RDIMM modules up to 64GB supported
LRDIMM modules up to 128GB supported
Supports Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory (DCPMM)
1.2V modules: 2933/2666/2400/2133 MHz

Maximum verified DCPMM configuration:

* Ambient temperature 35°C
* 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor 205W (Max.)
* DCPMM 256GB x12 pcs

DCPMM installation locations:
DIMM_P0_( A1, B1, C1)
DIMM_P0_( D1, E1, F1)
DIMM_P1_( G1, H1, I1)
DIMM_P1_( J1, K1, L1)

NOTE:
1. 2933MHz for 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors only
2. Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory for 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors only
3. The maximum number of DCPMM that can be installed is based on a maximum operating (ambient) temperature of 35°C
4. To enquire about installing a greater number of DCPMM, please consult with your GIGABYTE technical or sales representative
LAN
Rear Side:
1 x 10/100/1000 management LAN (in option)

Front Side:
2 x 1Gb/s BASE-T LAN ports (Intel® I350-AM2)
1 x 10/100/1000 management LAN
* 4 x QSFP28 LAN ports with Intel® Omni-Path Host Fabric Interface (as an option)
   - Provides 25Gb/s bandwidth per port, total 100Gb/s bandwidth with 4 QSFP28 LAN ports

* NOTE: Please select Intel® Xeon processors with Omni-Path Architecture to enable Intel® Omni-Path Host Fabric Interface
Video
Integrated in Aspeed® AST2500
2D Video Graphic Adapter with PCIe bus interface
1920x1200@60Hz 32bpp, DDR4 SDRAM
Storage
10 x 2.5" hot-swappable HDD/SSD bays
- 2 x amber HDD trays compatible with NVMe devices only
- 2 x amber HDD trays compatible with NVMe, SATA/SAS devices
- 6 x blue HDD trays compatible with SATA/SAS devices only
SAS card is required to enable SAS devices support
SATA
Supported
SAS
-
RAID
For SATA/SAS drives:
Intel® SATA RAID 0/1/10/5

For NVMe drives:
Intel® Virtual RAID On CPU (VROC) RAID 0, 1, 10, 5
Note: VROC module is compatible for Intel®SSD only
Peripheral Drives
-
Expansion Slots
8 x SXM2 sockets (Gen3 x16 bus) for NVIDIA Tesla® V100 SXM2 modules

Rear Side:
4 x PCIe x16 (Gen3 x16 bus) Half-length low-profile slots
1 x OCP mezzanine slot
- PCIe Gen3 x8
- Type1, P1, P2, P3, P4, K2, K3
- Dedicated for GIGABYTE LAN Cards only

Front Side:
1 x PCIe x16 (Gen3 x8 bus) Half-length low-profile slot
Internal I/O
1 x TPM header
1 x VROC connector
1 x Front VGA header
1 x Serial header
Front I/O
2 x USB 3.0
1 x VGA (Primary port)
3 x RJ45
4 x Omni-Path QSFP28 LAN ports (Reserved)
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 access LED
1 x Omni-Path activity LED
Rear I/O
1 x MLAN (Reserved, enabled by cable switch)
Backplane I/O
2 x ports compatible with NVMe only
2 x hybrid ports compatible with NVMe, SATA/SAS
6 x ports compatible with SATA/SAS only
TPM
1 x TPM header with SPI interface
Optional TPM2.0 kit: CTM010
Power Supply
4 x 2200W 2+2 redundant PSUs
80 PLUS Platinum

AC Input:
- 100-127V~/ 14A, 47-63Hz
- 200-240V~/ 12.6A, 47-63Hz

DC Output:
- Max 1200W/ 100-127V~
+12.12V/ 95.6A
+12Vsb/ 3.5A
- Max 2200W/ 200-240V
+12.12V/ 178.1A
+12Vsb/ 3.5A

NOTE: The system power supply requires C19 type power cord
System 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)
OS Compatibility
For Skylake processors:

Windows Server 2012 R2 with Update
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2019

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.9 (x64) or later
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3 (x64) or later
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0 (x64) or later

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11.4 (x64) or later
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12.2 (x64) or later
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 (x64) or later

Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS (x64) or later
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (x64) or later
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (x64) or later

VMware ESXi 6.0 Update3 or later
VMware ESXi 6.5 or later
VMware ESXi 6.7 or later
VMware ESXi 7.0 or later

Citrix Xenserver 7.1.0 CU2 or later
Citrix Xenserver 7.4.0 or later
Citrix Hypervisor 8.0.0 or later

For Cascade Lake processors:

Windows Server 2012 R2 with Update
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2019

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.6 (x64) or later
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.0 (x64) or later

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12.3 (x64) or later
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 15 (x64) or later

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (x64) or later
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (x64) or later

VMware ESXi 6.0 Update3 or later
VMware ESXi 6.5 Update2 or later
VMware ESXi 6.7 Update1 or later
VMware ESXi 7.0 or later

Citrix Xenserver 7.1.0 CU2 or later
Citrix Xenserver 7.5.0 or later
Citrix Hypervisor 8.0.0 or later
Weight
Net Weight: 39 kg
Gross Weight: 58.1 kg
System Fans
6 x 60x60x76mm (21,700rpm)
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 Content
1 x G481-S80
8 x SXM2 heatsinks
2 x CPU heatsinks
1 x Rail kit
2 x Non-Fabric CPU carrier
Part Numbers
Barebone with rail kit: 6NG481S80MR-00
- Motherboard: 9MG61G40NR-00
- VROC module: 25FD0-R181N0-10R
- Rail kit: 25HB2-420100-CGR
- SXM2 heatsink: 25ST1-353208-F2R (Front Side) / 25ST1-353209-F2R (Rear Side)
- CPU heatsink: 25ST1-323206-A0R
- Fan module kit: 6NG481HAASR-00-100
- Power supply: 25EP0-222001-D0S
- C19 type power cord 125V/15A (US): 25CP1-018000-Q0R (in option)
- C19 type power cord 250V/16A (EU): 25CP3-01830H-Q0R (in option)
- C19 type power cord 250V/15A (US): 25CP1-018300-Q0R (in option)
* The entire materials provided herein are for reference only. GIGABYTE reserves the right to modify or revise the content at anytime without prior notice.
* Advertised performance is based on maximum theoretical interface values from respective Chipset vendors or organization who defined the interface specification. Actual performance may vary by system configuration.
* All trademarks and logos are the properties of their respective holders.
* Due to standard PC architecture, a certain amount of memory is reserved for system usage and therefore the actual memory size is less than the stated amount.

SUPPORT

  • Choose your OS
  • Choose your OS
  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows Server 2016 64bit
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 64bit
  • Linux
LAN
LAN
Version
Size
Date
SATA RAID/AHCI
SATA RAID/AHCI
Version
Size
Date
Intel® SATA Preinstall driver
(For AHCI / RAID Mode)
Note: Windows setup to read from USB devices
Version : 6.0.0.1357
6.54 MB
2019/04/19
OS: Windows Server 2012 R2 64bit,Windows Server 2016 64bit,Windows Server 2019
Intel® Rapid Storage Technology enterprise (Intel® RSTe)
Version : 6.0.0.1357
265.09 MB
2019/04/21
OS: Windows Server 2012 R2 64bit,Windows Server 2016 64bit,Windows Server 2019
BIOS
Description
Version
Size
Date
1. Updated RC 0610.D02 (2020.2 IPU PV)
2. Updated microcode: SKX-H0: MB750654_02006A08, CLX-B0: MBF50656_04003003, CLX-B1: MBF50657_05003003
Version : R14
19.41 MB
2021/01/25
Warning:
Because BIOS flashing is potentially risky, if you do not encounter problems using the current version of BIOS, it is recommended that you not flash the BIOS. To flash the BIOS, do it with caution. Inadequate BIOS flashing may result in system malfunction.

What is a BETA?
BETA describes a new version that is reliable yet may not include all the features of the final product. During this phase we are previewing new features and gathering customer input to insure our product provides the best experience possible.

  • Choose your OS
  • Choose your OS
  • Windows Server 2019
  • Windows Server 2016 R2 64bit
  • Windows Server 2016 64bit
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 64bit
  • Windows Server 2012 64bit
  • Windows 10 64bit
  • VMware
  • Ubuntu
  • Linux CentOS
  • Linux
Utility
Description
Version
Size
Date
GSM CLI
Version : 2.1.44
114.54 MB
2021/03/06
OS: Windows Server 2012 64bit,Windows Server 2012 R2 64bit,Linux CentOS,Windows 10 64bit,Ubuntu,Windows Server 2016 R2 64bit,Windows Server 2019
Manual
Description
Version
Size
Date

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