Sun Ultra 40 Workstation

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Sun Ultra 40 Workstation

Sun Ultra 40 Workstation Overview



Processor Options
Up to two dual-core AMD Opteron 2000 series processors with one MB Level 2 cache per core and three AMD HyperTransport links per CPU
Secondary cache (Level 2)
1 MB per CPU


Memory options
32 GB maximum, up to eight DDR2-667 registered ECC DIMMs (4 per CPU)

Standard Interfaces

Two 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet port (rear panel)
Eight USB 2.0 ports (two front, six rear)
Two IEEE 1394a ports (two front)
Audio I/O
Integrated High Definition Audio 1.0 (two front, eight rear) 7.1 channel audio with support for S/PDIF optical and coaxial ports
Expansion bus
Two PCI Express x16 slots
Two PCI Express x8 slots (mechanically x16)
One conventional 32-bit PCI slot operating at 33 MHz

Mass Storage

Internal storage
Up to eight SATA drives, 6TB maximum: 160, 250, 500, 750 GB (7,200-rpm).
Up to eight SAS drives, 2.4TB maximum: 146, 300GB 15,000-rpm
Optical drive
DVD Dual (DVD-RW and CD-RW combo)


Professional 2-D
NVIDIA Quadro NVS 285 (128MB DDR2, x16 PCI-E)
Entry 3-D
NVIDIA Quadro FX 560
Midrange 3-D
NVIDIA Quadro FX 1500
High-end 3-D
NVIDIA Quadro FX 3500
Ultra High-end 3-D
NVIDIA Quadro FX 4600
NVIDIA Quadro FX 5500
NVIDIA Quadro FX 5600
The Ultra 40 M2 Workstation supports four graphics cards and eight displays/monitors (except FX 5500, FX 5600, FX 4600)

Display Options

Sun 24.1-inch wide-screen TFT color flat-panel LCD
0.27-mm pixel pitch
Up to 1920 x 1200 at 60 Hz (16:10 aspect ratio)
Sun 20.1-inch LCD flat panel monitor
0.255-mm pixel pitch
Resolution 1600x1200 at 60Hz
Sun 19-inch Sun TFT flat-panel LCD
0.26-mm pixel pitch
1280 x 1024 at 60 Hz
Sun 17-inch Sun flat-panel LCD
.26-mm pixel pitch
1280 x 1024 at 60Hz


Operating Noise: 4.9 Bels
Idle Noise: 4.7 Bels
Power supply
1000 Watts
Operating temperature
2° C to 35° C (41° F to 95° F);
7-93 percent relative humidity, noncondensing
Nonoperating temperature
-40° C to 68° C (-40° F to 158° F);
93 percent relative humidity, noncondensing

Dimensions and Weight

445 mm (17.5 in.)
205 mm (8.1 in.)
569 mm (22.4 in.)
26.31 kg (58 lbs) fully configured


Express Computer Systems state-of-the-art engineering lab and certified technicians will make sure that your Sun Ultra 40 Workstation 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 Ultra 40 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 Ultra 40.

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.

Please email us at to purchase this product with a wire transfer.


Business and Personal Checks must clear prior to shipment.