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Sun Blade X6270 M2 Server Module: Hardware Specifications

Note: Modular System (chassis) specifications are documented on the chassis specification page. Reference the Servers/Blade section of the Handbook's Systems List to find documentation on Modular Systems.
Number Up to two.
Architecture Type:Quad-core and Six-core, Intel[tm] Xeon 5600 series processors with QuickPath Interconnect (QPI), Turbo Boost and Hyper-Threading (HT) technology.
  • Model/Speed/Watts: E5620, 2.40 GHz, 80W
  • Model/Speed/Watts: X5670, 2.93 GHz, 95W
  • Model/Speed/Watts: X5680, 3.33 GHz, 130W
Cache Memory 32KB instruction and 32KB data L1 cache per core
256KB unified (data and instruction) L2 cache per core
12MB shared inclusive L3 cache per processor
Main Memory
Memory Type DDR3-1066/PC3-8500 and DDR3-1333/PC3-10600 DIMMs.
  • Total DIMM slots: 18.
  • DIMM type: DDR3 1066MHz or 1333MHz Registered DIMMs
  • DIMM sizes: 4 GB and 8 GB 1066MHz. 4GB 1333MHz.
  • Maximum capacity: 144 GB (when configured with 8-GB DIMMs).
Compact Flash
  • 4 GB USB 2.0 Flash drive option.
Optional Storage
  • Up to four optional, hot swappable, hot pluggable, SAS, SATA, or SATA SSD drives per blade.
  • Mixing disk types (i.e. one SAS disk and one SATA disk) on same X6270 Server Module is not supported.
Drive Type
Form Factor
146.8 GB
10,000 RPM
300 GB
10,000 RPM
500 GB
5,400 RPM
Solid State Drives
  • 32 GB SATA solid state drive.
Management Environment
Sun Blade Server Module Service Processor (SP)
  • The SP is not a separate card. It is embedded on the motherboard.
  • The SP is installed with Integrated Lights-Out Manager (ILOM 3.0).
  • The SP provides one 10/100 Management Ethernet Port to Midplane and the Chassis Monitoring Module (CMM).
  • ILOM on the SP card can be accessed via the Dongle cable assembly.
    • The three-cable (X4622A) dongle cable option can be used to connect to ILOM using the Universal Connector Port (UCP) on the front of the Sun Blade X6270 M2.
    • Use the RJ-45 serial connector on the 3-cable dongle to connect to ILOM via the UCP.
  • The SP card and LOM provide the following:
    • Remote management with full Keyboard, Mouse, Video, Storage (KVMS) redirection.
    • Remove media capability (floppy, DVD, CD etc.).
    • DMTF style CLI.
    • Browser-based UI for control of the system through a graphical interface.
    • IPMI 2.0 compliance for management and control.
    • SNMP V1, V2c, V3 for system monitoring.
    • Monitor and report system and component status on all FRUs.
Standard Integrated Interfaces
Universal Connector Port (UCP) The Dongle Cable assembly connects to the UCP and provides the following:
  • Connection to ILOM SP.
  • 2 USB 2.0 ports.
  • VGA video connection to an on-board AST2100 graphics chip.
Network Management Two 10/100Base-T Ethernet connection via midplane to the CMM. Only one connection (NET 0) is used.
Ethernet Two 10/100/1000Base-T Gigabit Ethernet ports provided by the network express modules (NEMs) installed in the chassis.
The lower NEM port is NET 0 and the upper NEM port is NET 1.
PCI Interfaces with the Sun Blade Modular System (chassis)
  • I/O is offered in two form factors:
    • PCI Express ExpressModules (EM)
    • PCI Express Network Express Modules (NEM).
  • Each Sun Blade X6270 M2 has four, PCI Express Gen 2 links allocated to:
    • Two EMs (X8)
    • Two NEMs (X8).
  • Each NEM has one link assigned to each server module. All server modules share the NEM. For example, Blade 0 has access to NEM 0/slot 0, and NEM 1/slot 0. Blade 1 to NEM 0/slot 1 and NEM 1/slot 1, etc.
  • EM slots are not shared between server modules. Each EM slot is specific to one server module.
RoHS Compliance Level RoHS:Y
Dimensions and Weights
Height 44mm (1.7 in).
Width 327mm (12.87 in).
Depth 512mm (20.16 in).
Weight (with 4 disks, 1 FEM, 1 REM, 2 processors) 7.9 kg (17.4 lbs).

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