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Sun Fire 15K

Processors | Main Memory | Standard Interfaces | Internal Mass Storage | Power Supplies
Environment | Regulations | Dimensions and Weight | Clearance and Service Access | Rack Mounting


Number: 16 to 106

Architecture: UltraSPARC[tm] III Cu: 900MHz, 1050MHz or 1200MHz
UltraSPARC IV: 1050MHz, 1200MHz or 1350MHz
ECC protected

Cache per processor:
Level 1:
ECC protected 32 KB instruction and 64 KB data on chip

Level 2:
ECC protected 8 MB external cache

System Interconnect: 150 MHz Sun[tm] Fireplane redundant 18X18 data, address, and response crossbar interconnect.

XCPUBD-442-1200 - Sun Fire CPU / Memory board with 4 x 1.2 GHz & 8GB memory (4 x X7051A)
X4006A - Sun Fire CPU / Memory board with 2 x 900MHz CPU & 0GB memory
X4007A - Sun Fire CPU / Memory board with 4 x 900MHz CPU & 0GB memory
SF-XCPUBD-2049 - Sun Fire CPU / Memory board with 2 x 900MHz CPU & 4GB memory (2 x X7051A)
SF-XCPUBD-222-1050 -
Sun Fire CPU / Memory board with 4 x 1050MHz CPU & 4GB memory (4 x X7053A)
SF-XCPUBD-4049 - Sun Fire CPU / Memory board with 4 x 900MHz CPU & 4GB memory (4 x X7053A)
SF-XCPUBD-481-1050 - Sun Fire CPU / Memory board with 4 x 1050 MHz & 8GB memory (4 x X7051A)
SF-XCPUBD-F4169 - Sun Fire CPU / Memory board with 4 x 900MHz CPU & 16GB memory (4 x X7056A)

System Boards

CPU/Memory Boards: Sun Fire 15K: Up to 18 CPU/Memory boards, each holding 4 processors and up to 32GB memory (32 DIMMs per board, 8 banks of 4 DIMMS), providing up to 576GB memory per system, and common design across the entire Sun Fire 3800 - 15K server line. Also up to 17 MaxCPU boards, each holding 2 processors.

I/O: Sun Fire 15K: 18 I/O hubs support up to 72 I/O hot-swappable PCI slots. 36 slots are 66MHz, 36 slots are 33MHz.

System Controller: 2 redundant system controllers. Automatic system failover of system controllers, automatic failover of SC clock and management functions, with no service interruption to users.

Main Memory

Sun Fire 15K: 16GB to 576GB memory capacity per system, up to 576 DIMMs total per system

1GB, 2GB, and 4GB memory expansion options (each a group of 4 DIMMs)

Up to eight memory expansion options per CPU/Memory board
X7051A - 2 GB (4 × 512MB SDRAM DIMMs)
X7056A - 4 GB (4 × 1GB SDRAM DIMMs)
X7058A-Z - 8 GB (4 × 2GB SDRAM DIMMs), RoHS:YL
X7053A - 1 GB (4 × 256MB SDRAM DIMMs)

Standard Interface

Ethernet: One ethernet/fast ethernet (10BASE-T/100BASE-TX) standard twisted-pair port (RJ-45) per system controller board.
X4444A - Quad GigaSwift Ethernet UTP (QGE)
X4445A - Quad GigaSwift PCI-X Ethernet (QGE-X)
X1034A - Quad FastEthernet PCI (QFE/P)
X1141A - Gigabit Ethernet PCI (GBE/P) 2.0
X1150A - Sun GigaSwift Ethernet UTP (Copper)
X1151A - Sun GigaSwift Ethernet MMF (Fiber)
X3150A - Sun GigaSwift Ethernet UTP (Copper)
X3151A - Sun GigaSwift Ethernet MMF (Fiber)
X4150A - GigaSwift Ethernet UTP (GCS)
X4151A - GigaSwift Ethernet MMF (GFS)

PCI: Four slots per hsPCI assembly supporting up to two 33-MHz and two 33/66-MHz industry standard PCI boards.
SG-XPCI1FC-EM2 - 2Gb PCI-X Single FC Host Adapter, RoHS:Y
SG-XPCI1FC-EM4-Z - 4Gb PCI-X Single FC Host Adapter, RoHS:Y
SG-XPCI1FC-QL2 - 2Gb PCI-X Single FC Host Adapter, RoHS:Y
SG-XPCI2FC-EM2 - 2Gb PCI-X Dual FC Host Adapter, RoHS:Y
SG-XPCI2FC-EM4-Z - 4Gb PCI-X Dual FC Host Adapter, RoHS:Y
SG-XPCI2FC-QF4 - 4Gb PCI-X Dual FC Host Adapter, RoHS:Y
X6727A - PCI Dual FC Host Adapter+, RoHS:YL
X6767A - 2Gb PCI Single FC Host Adapter
X6768A - 2Gb PCI Dual FC Host Adapter
X6799A - PCI Single FC Host Adapter

Serial: One RS-232 serial TTYA port (mini-DIN8) per system controller board.

Internal Mass Storage

Disks (Internal - System Controller Peripheral Board): 2 mirrored 18.2GB or 73.4GB 10000 RPM Disk Drives (system controller boot disks)

Disk Arrays (External - Peripheral Cabinet): Sun StorEdge[tm] S1 *

DVD-ROM (Internal - System Controller Peripheral Board): 10X DVD-ROM Drive

Tape (Internal - System Controller Peripheral Board): 20-40 GB 4 mm DDS-4 Tape Drive

* - Primary boot device for Sun Fire 12K / 15K.

Power Supplies

N+1 redundant
6 dual-input AC-to-48 volt DC power supplies
Two power cables go to each supply, so they can connect to separate power grids (12 power cords)


AC power: 200 - 240 VAC, single phase, 47 - 63 Hz; requires 12 - 30 A circuits.

Input power: 23,927 W

Heat Output: 44,081 BTU /hr (up to 9 slots occupied)
81,352 BTU/hr (up to 18 slots occupied)

Temperature: Optimal: 21° C to 23° C (70° F to 74° F)
Operating: 10° C to 35° C (50° F to 95° F)
Nonoperating: -20° C to 60° C (-4° F to 140° F)

Humidity: Optimal: 45% to 50% relative humidity, noncondensing
Operating: 20% to 80% relative humidity, noncondensing
Nonoperating: up to 93% relative humidity, noncondensing

Altitude: Operating: 3000 m (10,000 ft.)
Nonoperating: 12,000 m (40,000 ft.)

Plug type - U.S. & Japan: NEMA L6-30P

Plug type - International: IEC 309, single phase, 32 A

1 - derate 2° C for every 1 km up to 3 km

Regulations(Meets or exceeds the following requirements)

Safety: UL 1950, CUL CAN/CSA 22:2 M950, TUV EN60950

RFI/EMI FCC Immunity: Class A, EN50021-1 Class A, EN50082-1

Dimensions and Weights

Height: 191.8 cm (75.5 in.)
203.2 cm (80.0 in.) shipping

Width: 84.6 cm (33.3 in.)
121.9 cm (48.0 in.) shipping

Depth: 163.8 cm (64.5 in.)
191.8 cm (75.5 in.) shipping

Weight: 1142.6 kg (2513.7 lb.); 1344.9 kg (2958.7 lb.) shipping

Power Cord: 457 cm (15.0 ft.)

Clearance and Service Access

Front: 111.8 cm (44.0 in.) service access

Rear: 111.8 cm (44.0 in.) service access


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