MPN: R281-T94

GIGABYTE R281-T94 2U Rackmount Barebone - 2x ThunderX2 CN9980 ARM - 2x 1200 W 80 PLUS Platinum PSU


Bringing ARM into the Server World

Presenting a genuine alternative to x86 for your next server deployment. The ThunderX2® is the 64-bit ARMv8 SoC that offers an unprecedented level of integration and industry leading performance, with custom fully out-of-order cores, single and dual socket configurations, very high memory bandwidth, large memory capacity, integrated I/O, server class virtualization and RAS features, and extensive power management. The ThunderX2® further accelerates adoption of ARM servers for mainstream cloud and HPC applications by providing the next level of computing performance and ecosystem readiness.

2nd gen. ARM server SoC
2 - 3X higher performance than ThunderX®

ThunderX2® CPU Key Features

CPU Cores

  • Fully out of order, 1 / 2 / 4 threads per core
  • Up to 2.5 GHz in normal mode, up to 3 GHz in turbo mode
  • 3X single thread performance compared to ThunderX®

Memory Optimization

  • Memory speed up to 2666MHz
  • Up to 16 DIMMS per socket, up to 4 TB of memory per system in dual socket configuration

Advanced Power Management

  • On-chip management engine for dynamic voltage and frequency scaling across the chip
  • Full turbo mode support

Flexible IO

  • Integrated 56 lanes of PCIe Gen3 interfaces, x1, x4, x8 and x16 support, 14 integrated PCIe controllers
  • Integrated SATA v3, GPIOs, USB interfaces

Advanced Server Class RAS Features

  • Covering memory, CPU, cache, CCPI2 and PCIe interfaces

A Real x86 Alternative

  • Performance of ThunderX2 is on par with x86 for many general purpose data center applications, excellent price / performance ratio
  • A wide ARM server ecosystem now exists including many of the most popular platforms for HPC, cloud & telecommunications applications.
  • Allows for a seamless front end / back end connection using the same system architecture to millions of ARM handheld and IoT devices