First-ever high density 2U parallel computing design

    The ASUS ESC4000/IB is a high density GPU server presented in a compact 2U rack mount with support for dual Intel® Xeon® 5600 series processors, 18 DIMM slots with up to 48GB/144GB memory and 4 double-wide NVIDIA® Tesla™ GPU computing processors. It enables high-end professional applications, including life/medical sciences, engineering and sciences, financial modeling, EDA and visualization. Onboard InfiniBand™ allows users to link with a variety of devices at extremely high data transfer speeds. The ESC4000/IB packs outstanding features, flexible design and versatile hardware, making it the ideal choice for intense parallel computing tasks.

      First ever high density 2U parallel computing design

      Leading advanced system architecture

      • Features dual all-new Intel® Xeon® 5600 series processors with Intel® Core™ microarchitecture for significant performance increases
      • Supports 18 DIMM slots and up to 48GB/144GB high scalability memory for intense applications. DDR3 modules deliver higher speeds and more bandwidth with lower power consumption
      • Embeds up to four NVIDIA® Tesla™ M2050/M2070/M2090 GPUs on full PCI-E Gen2 x16 slots with up to 2.66 teraflops, doubling precision performance
      • The NVIDIA® TeslaTM M2090 GPU Computing Module is the world’s fastest parallel computing processor for HPC

      8+1 flexible expansion

      • Eight PCI-E Gen2 x16 slot design supports up to four double-deck GPU computing cards for professional graphics
      • Flex-E technology allows automatic switching between one PCI-E x16 and two PCI-E x8 links
      • Additional PCI-E riser module compatible with both half-length/low-profile PCI-E cards and ASUS PIKE series cards

      Intelligent system fan control

      • Three independent smart system fans, two for GPU areas and one for general motherboard cooling
      • Adjusts fan speed automatically according to system load to optimize cooling and energy saving

      InfiniBand™ on board

      • Low latency and high bandwidth connectivity for enterprise data centers, cloud computing, high performance computing and embedded environments

      Flexible high storage capacity

      • Designed with eight hard drive bays to support SAS or SATA drives
      • Optional ASUS PIKE meets the various requirements of RAID functionality

      High reliability

      • 1600W 80PLUS Platinum power supply delivers reliable and highly efficient power
      • Hot-swap hard drive design allows downtime-free drive replacement

      Remote control and management

      • Bundled ASMB4-iKVM module offers advanced server management
      • KVM-over internet provides OS-independent manageability
      • Ideal for remote office applications