Sun Fire V40z Server

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Sun Fire V40z Server

Sun Fire V40z Server Overview


Processor Options

Up to four single-core AMD Opteron processors Models 850, 852, 854, 856 (range from 2.4 GHz to 3.0 GHz)
Up to four dual-core AMD Opteron processors Model 880, 885 (2.4 GHz to 2.6 GHz)
Secondary cache (Level 2)
1 MB Level 2 cache per core (AMD Opteron processors Models 870, 875, 880 have 2 x 1 MB L2 cache - 1 MB per core)

Main Memory

Memory capacity
Up to 64 GB of registered DDR1/333 SDRAM or DDR1/400 SDRAM
DIMM slots
System has 16 DIMM slots (four per processor); DDR1/333 or DDR1/400 ECC registered DIMMs (128-bit plus ECC databus).

Standard Interfaces

Two 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet ports
Network Management
One dedicated 10/100BASE-T Ethernet port with integrated 2-port switch for daisy-chaining
One TIA/EIA-232-F asynchronous RJ-45 port
Single Ultra320 SCSI interface, internal access only. Internal SCSI port only, with built-in RAID-1 mirroring controller
Two USB 1.1 ports, one in front, one in the back
Expansion bus
Seven internal PCI-X slots:
Four full-length at 64-bit/133-MHz One full-length at 64-bit/100-MHz One half-length at 64-bit/100-MHz One half-length at 64-bit/66-MHz

Mass Storage

Internal disk
Up to six hot-swap Ultra320 SCSI disks (73 GB/10K RPM, 146 GB/10K RPM, 73 GB/15K RPM, 300 GB/10K RPM)
Internal DVD
One slim-line DVD standard in sixth drive bay; required for XATO configurations

Mass Storage

Internal disk
Up to six hot-swap Ultra320 SCSI disks (73 GB/10K RPM, 146 GB/10K RPM, 73 GB/15K RPM, 300 GB/10K RPM)

Option Cards

Option Cards
Sun also offers a full suite of fully tested 4GB and 2GB HBAs. These HBAs offer a unique set of features and benefits that include Solaris integration, heterogeneous OS support, extensive interop testing, Sun service and support. In the case of a Solaris environment,Sun provides the fastest, most reliable failover, highest availability, increased performance and dynamic load balancing by utilizing the Solaris SAN Foundation Suite (AKA Leadville) driver.


AC power
90-264 V AC (47-63 Hz); 760 W maximum AC output
Minimum Power Consumption*
Power: 360W/1.08A
BTU: 1228
Operating temperature
5 degrees C to 35 degrees C (41 degrees F to 95 degrees F), 10% to 90% relative humidity, noncondensing, 27 degrees C max wet bulb
Nonoperating temperature
-40 degrees C to 65 degrees C (-40 degrees F to 149 degrees F), up to 93% relative humidity, noncondensing, 38 degrees C max wet bulb
Altitude (operating)
Up to 3000 m; maximum ambient temperature is derated by 1 degree C per 500 m above 500 m
Altitude (nonoperating)
Up to 12,000 m
Acoustic Noise
Less than 6.7 bels sound power in ambient temperature of up to 24 degrees C


Meets or exceeds the following requirements:
IEC60950, UL/CSA60950, EN60950
FCC Class A, Part 15 47 CFR, EN55022, CISPR 22
ULus Mark, TUV GS Mark, CE Mark
cULus Mark, TUV GS Mark, CE Mark
CE Mark (93/68/EEC), FCC authorized Class A, VCCI, BSMI, CTICK

Dimensions and Weight

133 mm (5.3 inches)
444.5 mm (17.5 inches)
756 mm (29.8 inches)
34 kg (75 lb.) maximum


Express Computer Systems state-of-the-art engineering lab and certified technicians will make sure that your Sun Fire V40z Server is tested rigorously and in perfect working condition. To back it up, we carry a 100% Satisfaction Guarantee on all of our used and refurbished gear, in addition to one of the industries best warranties.

Shipping Policy

We stock all of our products. Items are fully tested and professionally packaged to ensure functionality on arrival.

The Sun Fire V40z Server will ship the same day if the order is received with sufficient testing and packaging time.

*Alaska and Hawaii customers, please contact us for a shipping quote.

Shipping Methods

We ship via Fedex. Next Day and expedited shipping services are available. Please contact us for a quote to upgrade shipping.

We can also ship via UPS or FedEx on your account number. Other freight and carrier services are available, please contact us at to make arrangements.

Pickup & Delivery

Local customers may also arrange for pickup or delivery of items.

Net Terms

Approved Educational, Government, and Corporate customers may submit a purchase order to purchase the Sun Fire V40z Server.

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Finance & Leasing Options

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Credit Card

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Wire Transfer

International buyers must pay via Wire Transfer.

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