Sun Fire X4600 Server

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Sun Fire X4600 Server

Sun Fire X4600 Server Overview



2, 4, 6, or 8 AMD Opteron Processor 8000 Series, upgradeable to quad-core
CPU Interconnect
HyperTransport speed: 1GHz, 8 GB/second
1 MB Level 2 per core

Main Memory

8 or 4 DIMM slots per CPU socket, choice of 1 GB, 2 GB, and 4 GB DDR2/667 ECC registered DIMMs 2.4 Ghz, 4 DIMM slots per processor 2.6 Ghz, 4 DIMM slots per processor 2..8 GHz, 4 or 8 DIMM slots per processor
Standard configurations
8 GB and up to max 256GB

Standard/Integrated Interfaces

On-board Gigabit Ethernet
Four 10/100/1000Base-T Ethernet ports, RJ-45 connectors, with support for teaming and failover
Network management
Additional dedicated 10/100Base-T Ethernet port, RJ-45 connector
RS-232 Serial Interface, RJ-45 Connector
Four channel SAS interface
Two USB 2.0 ports (front)
Two USB 2.0 ports (rear)
Expansion bus
8 low profile PCI expansion slots:
6 PCIe slots (4 x 8-lane PCIe slots, 2 x 4-lane PCIe slots
2 64-bit/100 MHz PCI-X slots

Mass Storage

Hard Disk
Up to four hot-swappable, 2.5-inch SAS internal disks
Internal DVD-ROM
Standard DVD-ROM in every server

Remote Management

Service processor
ILOM built-in - managed the same way as other Sun Fire x64 servers
In-band management
IPMI v2.0 via KCS driver
SNMP OS-resident agent
Out-of-band management
IPMI v2.0, DMTF CLI, SNMP- v1, v2c, v3, Web GUI, SSH
Remote management features
Remote Keyboard, Video, Mouse (KVM), Remote media functionality, Remote power control remote access to BIOS, remote FRU status, monitoring. Logging, role-based access control
System management paths
A dedicated 10/100BaseT Ethernet port, an RJ-45 serial port

Power Supplies

Power supplies
Four hot-swappable power supplies, redundant in 2+2 configuration, 850 W each, 83% efficiency, or 950W each, 89% efficiency
Power source
100 - 240 VAC - 50/60 Hz input
UL maximum (DC output)
850 W/PSU or 950W/PSU (max output)


AC power
AC power 100 - 240 VAC (47-63Hz)
Operating temperature/humidity (single, non-rack system)
5 degrees C to 32 degrees C (41 degrees F to 90 degrees F), 10% to 90% relative humidity, non-condensing, 27 degrees C max wet bulb
Storage temperature (single, non-rack system)
-20 to 60 degrees C (-4 to 140 degrees F)
20% to 90% non-condensing
Operating Altitude (single, non-rack system)
Up to 3048 m, maximum ambient temperature is derated by 1 degree C per 300 m above 900 m
Non-Operating Altitude (single, non-rack system)
Up to 12000 m

Acoustic Noise Emissions

Declared noise emissions in accordance with ISO 9296, A-weighted,operating and idling.
LwAd (1B = 10dB)
At or below 25C: 8.1 B
At max ambient: 8.9 B
LpAm bystander
At or below 25C: 66 dB At max ambient: 74 dB


Meets or exceeds the following requirements:
IEC60950, UL/CSA60950-1, EN60950, CB Scheme with all country differences
FCC Class A, Part 15 47 CFR, EN55022, CISPR 22, EN300-386:v1.3.2, ICES-003
Safety: cULus Mark, CE Mark, CCC, GOST R, S-Mark EMC: CE Mark (93/68/EEC), Emissions and Immunity Class A Emissions Levels: FCC, VCCI, C-Tick, MIC, *CCC, *GOST R, *BSMI

*Applicable at GA
Labeled per Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive

Dimensions and Weight

176 mm (6.92 in.)
432 mm (17.0 in.)
609 mm (24 in.)
125 lbs / 56.7 kg


Express Computer Systems state-of-the-art engineering lab and certified technicians will make sure that your Sun Fire X4600 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 X4600 Server will ship the same day if the order is received with sufficient testing and packaging time.

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Shipping Methods

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Pickup & Delivery

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Net Terms

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