Sun Storedge 3960 System

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Sun Storedge 3960 System

Sun Storedge 3960 System Overview


Capacity and Performance

Dual-ported 10K RPM FC-AL FS-SCA-2 (3.5 in.)
Power receptacles required
(US) Two per cabinet NEMA L6-30P for 200-240 VAC (International) Two per cabinet 32A, single phase IEC 309 connected to 240-240 VAC
36 GB drives
2.6 TB max cabinet (72 drives) 5.8 TB max system (total of 162 drives with expansion cabinet)
73 GB drives
5.2 TB max cabinet (72 drives) 11.8 TB max system (total of 162 drives with expansion cabinet)
36 GB drives for RAID 5 with Hot Sparing
2.0 TB max cabinet
4.5 TB max system
73 GB drives for RAID 5 with Hot Sparing
4.0 TB max cabinet
9.2 TB max system


Operating system
Solaris 8 Operating Environment Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 (SP6)

Hardware Platforms

Supported hardware
Sun Enterprise 10000 server
Sun Enterprise 3500, 4500, 5500, 6500 server
Sun Fire 280R, 3800, 4800, 4810, 6800 server
Sun Enterprise 220R, 250, 420R, 450 server
Intel Pentium III or higher (Microsoft Windows NT)

Host Connectivity

Supported host bus adapters
Sun StorEdge PCI single fibre channel network adapter
Sun StorEdge PCI dual fibre channel network adapter
Sun StorEdge cPCI single fibre channel network adapter
Sun StorEdge cPCI dual fibre channel network adapter
QLogic 2200F/66*
Emulex LP8000-F1/N1*
Integrated switches
Dual fibre channel switches
Host connect
F port (Fabric Port)
Maximum hosts**
*Qualified for Windows NT and Windows 2000 environments; supported by third-party vendor.
**2 connections per host


AC power
200-240 VAC @ 47-53 Hz single phase
Heat output maximum
~14,000 BTU
Note: ~26,000 BTU for 3960 system with expansion cabinet
5º C to 35º C (41º F to 95º F)
-20º C to 60º C (-4º F to 140º F)
4.0 g for maximum duration of 11 ms (half-sinewave)
10.0 g for maximum duration of 11 ms (half-sinewave) X, Y, and Z axis
5 to 500 Hz @ 0.25 g sinusoidal
5 to 500 Hz @ 1.0 g sinusoidal
20% to 80% RH, noncondensing, max gradient 10% per hour
5% to 93% RH, noncondensing, max gradient 10% per hour
-1000 ft. to + 10,000 ft. (-305 m to 3048 m)
-1000 ft. to + 40,000 ft. (-305 m to 12,192 m)


Meets or exceeds the following requirements:
FCC Class A
UL/CSA, CE, FC-AL standards

Dimensions and Weight

1905 mm (75 in.)
1214.1 mm (47.8 in.)
939.8 mm (37 in.)
1295 kg (2855 lb.)


Express Computer Systems state-of-the-art engineering lab and certified technicians will make sure that your Sun Storedge 3960 System 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 3960 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 3960.

Please contact us and we will FAX or Email you a credit application.

Finance & Leasing Options

We have solutions to help you finance your purchase. Please contact us at to learn more about our finance and leasing options.

Credit Card

To pay via credit card, please call us at (800) 327-0730


FAX your card type, card number, expiration date, name as it appears on the card, complete billing address including apartment number, zip code and phone number to us at (800) 327-0730.

Wire Transfer

International buyers must pay via Wire Transfer.

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Business and Personal Checks must clear prior to shipment.