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Sun Enterprise[tm] 4500 Server: Hardware Specifications

Number One to 14
Architecture 167MHZ UltraSPARC[tm]; 250MHz, 336 MHz, 400 MHz, or 464 MHz UltraSPARC II
Cache per processor Primary: 16-KB instruction, and 16-KB data on chip
Secondary: Up to 8-MB external cache
CPU interface One to 14, 128-bit Ultra Port Architecture (UPA) slots
System Interconnect Gigaplane, 2.68 GB/sec (at 84 MHz), 3.2 GB/sec (at 100 MHz)
System Boards
Number of boards

Maximum of eight boards per system (seven CPU/Memory boards, one I/O board)

Minimum configuration requires one CPU/Memory board and one I/O board

CPU/Memory board Holds up to two processors and 16 memory SIMMs
SBus I/O board Offers two SBus channels, three SBus slots, SunFastEthernet[tm], fast/wide SCSI-2, two FC-AL sockets
Graphics I/O board Offers one SBus channel, two SBus slots, one UPA slot for Creator and Creator3D graphics, SunFastEthernet, fast/wide SCSI-2, two FC-AL sockets
PCI I/O board Offers four PCI channels, two (short) PCI slots, SunFastEthernet, fast/wide SCSI-2
Main Memory

64-MB to 4-GB memory capacity per CPU/Memory board

Up to 2-GB memory expansion options (each a group of 8 SIMMs)

Standard Interfaces
Ethernet One ethernet/fast ethernet (10BASE-T/100BASE-T) twisted-pair standard connector (RJ-45)
One MII for external transceiver connection (available only on SBus and Graphics I/O boards)
FC-AL Two on-board sockets for GBIC modules (100 MB/sec, full duplex) supporting Fibre Channel Arbitrated Loop (FC-AL) (available only on SBus and Graphics I/O boards)
Keyboard and mouse One standard keyboard/mouse port (mini DIN-8) on clock board
PCI Two PCI short slots per PCI I/O board operating at 33- or 66-MHz, 32- or 64-bit data bus width, 3.3 or 5 volts (Note: Install appropriate voltage riser card in slot before installing PCI card.)
SBus Three slots operating at 25-MHz, 64-bit data bus width
Serial Two RS-232C/RS423 serial ports (DB25) on clock board
SCSI One 20-MB/sec, 68-pin, fast/wide SCSI-2 (synchronous) per I/O board
Internal Mass Storage
Internal disk

Up to four disk boards, each with two 2.1-, 4.2-, 9.1-, or 18.2-GB disks

Internal tape 8mm, 4mm, and 1/4" tape options available

SunCD[tm] 32 drive standard (last order December 2000)

10X DVD-ROM drive standard (capable of reading CD-ROM media only)

Power Supplies
One 184-watt Peripheral Power Supply standard. Up to four hot swappable 300-watt Power Cooling Modules (PCM) with redundant, dual-speed fans. One PCM required per two systems boards. Fully-redundant power and cooling available on this system.
AC input 100 - 240 VAC, 47 - 63 Hz, 12 A(max)
Input power 1370 W
Heat output 4680 BTU/hr
Temperature1 Optimal: 21° C to 23° C (70° F to 73.5° F)
Operating: 5° C to 40° C (41° F to 104° F)
Nonoperating: -20° C to 60° C (-4° F to 140° F)
Humidity Optimal: 45% to 50% relative humidity
Operating: 20% to 80% relative humidity, noncondensing
Nonoperating: 5% to 93% relative humidity, noncondensing
Altitude Operating: 3000 m (10,000 ft.)
Nonoperating: 12,000 m (40,000 ft.)
Number of cords 1
1 Maximum operating temperature is 35°C (95°F) when using tape media.
Meets or exceeds the following requirements:
Safety UL 1950, CSA 950, TUV EN60950, CB Scheme (Nordic Deviation)
RFI/EMI FCC Class A, DOC Class A, EN55022 Class A, VCCI Class 1
Immunity EN50082-1
Harmonics EN61000-3-2
Dimensions and Weights
Height 34 cm (13.5 in.)
48 cm (19.0 in.) shipping
Width 50 cm (19.7 in.)
60 cm (23.8 in.) shipping
Depth 56 cm (22 in.)
68 cm (26.8 in.) shipping
Weight 68 kg (150 lb.) approximate
72 kg (160 lb.) approximate shipping
Power Cord 1.83 m (6 ft.)
Clearance and Service Access
Front 47 cm (18 in.)
Rear 47 cm (18 in.)
Right1 16 cm (6 in.)
Left1 16 cm (6 in.)
1 Although 16 cm (6 in.) clearance is sufficient to prevent blocking the in and out airflow of a single system, to avoid exhaust air recirculation, a minimum space of 92 cm (36 in.) is recommended between systems sitting side by side.

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