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Oracle Sun Server X2-8

Setting a New Standard for x86 Systems


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Oracle Sun Server X2-8 server delivers industry leading performance, scalability, and unmatched RAS. Powered by up to eight Intel Xeon E7-8800 processors, this powerful server delivers up to 38% lower TCO than comparable IBM systems.
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  • Compact design enterprise class server in 5 RU
  • Powered by four or eight Intel® Xeon® processor E7-8800 product family CPUs
  • Up to 2 TB of low voltage memory with128 DIMMs
  • Eight 2.5” drive bays for hard disk drives or solid state drives
  • Hot swappable I/O, disks, cooling fans and power supply units
  • Support for a wide range of enterprise class server operating systems


  • Leadership performance at a fraction of the cost of HP Itanium and IBM Power Systems servers
  • Increased power savings with low voltage memory
  • Leading reliability with unmatched x86 RAS features
  • Consistent system manageability with Oracle ILOM included in every system
Part No. x2-8
Manufacturer Sun Oracle
End of Life? Yes
Preceeded By Sun Fire X4800 Server
Succeeded By Sun Server X4-8
Rack Units 5 U
Height 218.8
Width 445
Depth 700
Weight [Kg] 81.70
CPU Socket(s) 2, 4 or 8
Compatible CPU(s) Intel® Xeon® E7-8800
Memory Slot(s) Up to 128 DIMMs (32 per CPU Module)
Memory Capacity 2 TB
Memory Expansion 4 GB, 8 GB and 16 GB DDR3-1066 MHz low voltage ECC Registered DIMMs
Drive Bays 8x 2.5" SFF SAS-2r
Capacity 4.8 TB
HDD Suitability Eight 2.5” SAS-2 front accessible, hot swappable SAS-2 hard disk drives (HDDs) or eight 2.5-inch eMLC solid state drives (SSDs) for up to 4.8 TB of internal storage
Supported OS Oracle Solaris;
Oracle Linux;
Red Hat Enterprise Linux;
SuSE Linux Enterprise Server;
Microsoft Windows Server
USB Port(s) USB: Two USB ports
PCI Slot(s) Up to eight hot-swappable PCIe 2.0 ExpressModule (EM) slots at the rear of the system.
Each EM has an x8 electrical/x8mechanical PCIe 2.0 bus.
Serial Ports One Serial RJ-45 port
LAN Socket(s) Two hot-swappable Network Express Modules (NEMs); Each NEM provides:
Four 10 GbE network ports via SFP+ connectors;
Four 1 GbE network ports via RJ-45 connectors;
Two x4 mini SAS-2 ports
Graphics / GPU VGA
Resolution (Native) 1024x768x16bit@60 Hz
Standard The Sun Fire X4800 M2 server comes with a one-year warranty.