Server Barebone N1720a-e6

Server Barebone N1720a-e6

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Extreme Computing Density
The ASUS RS720QA-E6/RS12 supports 96 cores in the 2U chassis and 16 DIMM slots up to 256GB memory capacity per node, delivering outstanding performance and extreme computing density. The server has four nodes in the 2U space, with 96 computing cores and 64 DIMM slots in total. It is also ready for the next generation 16/12/8 core AMD CPU.

Intelligent Power Management
Built with 1600W 80Plus (Platinum Level) redundant power supply, the RS720QA-E6/RS12 enables over 90% power efficiency for AC-DC conversion and allows auto-switch between 1+1 and 2+0 power supply mode, providing dual 1600W power supply in 1+1 mode to the maximum for enterprise applications, or one 3200W power supply in 2+0 mode to the maximum for HPC. In addition, the load balancing function allows two power supplies to undertake the work loading.

Easy Maintenance with Considerate Mechanism
The RS720QA-E6/RS12 provides several considerate designs for easy maintenance: hot swappable HDD, fans and power supply, even hot pluggable node for convenient online service and replacement; and there is individual front panel for each node for separate operations.

SAS 2.0 (6G) Storage Technology Supported (Optional)
The RS720QA-E6/RS12 supports optional ASUS PIKE upgrade kit, with only a PIKE riser card and a PIKE card, the server is upgraded from SATA storage to SAS storage. It's so easy and cost-effective!

Real-Time Server Remote Management
Optional Web GUI ASMB4-iKVM upgrade kit enables full control to server with function keys and remote server screen. Meanwhile, ASWM software provides easy deployment and management with user-friendly interface and delivers centralized management, asset management, notification mechanism and integrated BMC BIOS update.

ASWM Enterprise Supported
In order to provide easy deployment and management for customers, the RS720QA-E6/RS12 is bundled with ASUS exclusive ASWM enterprise management software. Now you can have an effective tool with user-friendly interface to control the servers remotely.


Processor socketSocket G34 (1944)
Processor familyAMD
Compatible processor seriesOpteron
Number of processors supported2
System bus rate6.4 GT/s
Motherboard chipsetAMD SR5650
AMD Opteron series6100, 6200
Number of DIMM slots16
Maximum internal memory256 GB
Supported memory typesDDR3-SDRAM
Maximum RDIMM memory256 GB
Maximum UDIMM memory64 GB
Supported DIMM module capacities16GB, 1GB, 2GB, 4GB, 8GB
Controller interface typeSATA
RAID levels0, 1, 5
Number of hard drives supported12
Supported hard disk drive interfacesSerial ATA II
Hot-swap hard drive baysYes
Supported hard disk drive sizes88.9 mm (3.5 ")
LAN controllerIntel 82574L
Networking featuresGigabit Ethernet
Ethernet LAN data rates10, 100, 1000 Mbit/s
Ethernet LANYes
Serial ports quantity1
USB 2.0 ports quantity2
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports3
Number of SATA connectors6
PCI Express x16 slots1
Maximum graphics adapter memory8 MB
Form factor2U
Compatible operating systemsWindows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 Enterprise 32/64-bit, Windows Server 2003 R2 Enterprise 32/64-bit, RedHat Enterprise Linux AS5.0 32/64-bit, RedHat Enterprise Linux AS5.5 32/64-bit, SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 32/64-bit, SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 32/64-bit
Power supply1620 W
Redundant power supply (RPS) supportYes
Input frequency50/60 Hz
Input voltage100 - 240 V
Operating temperature (T-T)10 - 35 C
Storage temperature (T-T)-40 - 70 C
Storage relative humidity (H-H)20 - 90 %
Width444 mm
Depth750 mm
Height87 mm
Weight30 kg
Graphics adapterAST2050
Graphics adapter familyAspeed
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