AMAX ServMax X-248 Purpose Built for Outstanding Compute Density

ServMax® X-248

Density Optimized System Enabling Next-Gen Performance

Featuring the 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processor Family

  • Up to four compute modules per 2U chassis with support for up to two 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors per module
  • Up to 165 W processor TDP for high performance workloads in a 2U air-cooled chassis. Liquid-cooling compatible options also available

 

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Performance Optimized for Compute Density

AMAX’s ServMax™ X-248 product family is a purpose built, rack-optimized server platform ideal for use in hyper-converged, data analytics, storage, cloud and high performance computing applications. Designed to support the 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor family and up to 16 DDR4 DIMM slots per server board (eight DIMMs per processor), the ServMax™ X-248 product family maximizes memory and processor bandwidth to meet demanding compute use requirements.

 

Density Optimized 2U Rack Server with High Speed Networking and I/O

  • Up to four compute modules per 2U chassis with support for up to two 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors per module
  • Up to 165 W processor TDP for high performance workloads in a 2U air-cooled chassis. Liquid-cooling compatible options also available
  • Networking flexibility with dual 10GBase-T or 10G SFP+ modules
  • x16 PCIe slot per module enabling additional network options
  • Support for up to two NVMe SSDs per node in a 24 drive chassis
  • Hot-swappable compute modules, storage, and power supplies

 

Future-Ready Platform for the Multi-Cloud, Data-Fueled Enterprise

The ServMax™ X-248 product family is built with the latest 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor family. This latest generation processor is designed for performance with high scalability and resiliency with no I/O compromise, and supports a wide range of existing and emerging workloads. The ServMax™ X-248 product family uses a number of key processor advancements:

  • 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor with drop-in compatibility
  • Support for Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory
  • Memory speeds up to 2933 MT/s
  • Intel® Deep Learning Boost ( Vector Neural Network Instruction)
  • Support for Intel® Speed SelectƗ enables the optimization of processing resources to enhance workload performance, increase utilization, and optimize TCO
  • Integrated 10G Ethernet with RDMA eliminates TCP/IP overhead by offloading transport to NIC for faster switching and packet filtering.
  • Intel® AVX-512 enables tiering, de-dup, thin provisioning, and exceptional processing of compute-intensive tasks
  • Integrated Intel® QuickAssist Technology (Intel® QAT) enables hardware- assisted acceleration for critical workloads such as authentication, public key functions, and compression/decompression, while freeing up CPU cycles and reducing demands on the server.
  • Intel® Omni-Path Architecture integration, delivering 100Gbps port bandwidth for improved performance and lower latency in medium to large clusters

 

Built with Intel® Quality, Reliability and Performance

AMAX’s Server Products are backed by AMAX’s design excellence and manufacturing expertise to deliver processing power with high levels of flexibility, manageability, and reliability. Product and design quality is paired with a 3-year standard or 5-year extended warranty and robust technical and incident resolution support to ensure customer satisfaction.

 

Accelerating Time to Market with Innovative Data Center Solutions

The ServMax™ X-248 product family is a foundational component of AMAX’s Data Center Blocks. These fully validated server systems include Intel’s latest data center technology― already optimized to work better together― allowing partners to accelerate time to market with reliable data center solutions. The process of configuring and validating the components of solutions that are tuned to meet specific customer requirements is a complex and resource intensive process. AMAX’s Data Center Blocks based on the ServMax™ X-248 product family can help reduce this complexity, making it easier to build innovative server solutions that can support the demands of today’s data center workloads.

Purpose Built for Outstanding Compute Density

Purpose built for breakthrough performance, compute density, high-speed networking and I/O with stability and increased uptime.

 

Common use cases:

  • HPC with real-time compute requirements
  • HCI for scale out using network for agility and flexibility
  • Data analytics requiring high compute power
  • Storage for warm tier data
  • Cloud Infrastructure with compute intense requirements

 

HPC Workloads:

  • Genomic sequencing
  • Seismic modeling
  • Computational fluid dynamics
  • High frequency trading

 

Storage Workloads:

  • Scale-up high performance storage
  • Scale-out storage for HCI

 

Cloud Workloads:

  • Telco data center
  • Public and hybrid cloud infrastructure

Board SKUs

ServMax™ X-248BR, X-248SR, X-248QR

Processor

2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor family (Platinum, Gold, Silver, and Bronze)

Processor Socket Type

Two Socket-P LGA3647

Maximum Processor TDP

  • 165 W – board
  • 140 W/165 W – chassis

Chipset

  • Intel® C621 Chipset – X-248BR
  • Intel® C622 Chipset – X-248SR
  • Intel® C628 Chipset – X-248QR

Max DIMM Slots

16 DIMMs total – 2-1-1 configuration

Memory Type

DDR4 RDIMMs or LRDIMMs and Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory

Memory Capacity

  • Up to 1.5 TB for Gold/Platinum CPUs or 768 GB for Silver/Bronze CPUs with DDR4 DIMMs
  • Up to 2 TB for Intel® Optane™ DC Persistent Memory

Memory Speed

2933 MT/s @ 1 DPC and 2666 MT/s @ 2 DPC (DPC = DIMMs per channel)

Memory Voltage

1.2 V, DDR4 standard I/O voltage

Networking

  • Dual 10GBase-T ports– X-248BR and X-248QR
  • Dual 10GbE SFP+ ports – X-248SR

Intel® QuickAssist Technology

Supported on X-248SR

Warranty

3-year limited warranty, 5-year extended option available

Optimized for Turnkey Solutions

Enable powerful design, training, and visualization with built-in software tools including TensorFlow, Caffe, Torch, Theano, BIDMach cuDNN, NVIDIA CUDA Toolkit and NVIDIA DIGITS.