Rack Server NF5280M3

Brief Introduction

Advanced 2-way server with E5 CPU. In order to meet the high-end IT applications including cloud

computing,virtualization, data base, data mining, etc, Inspur develops a brand new high-end 2-way rack server NF5280M3 based on latest computing technology. Remaining the consistent high quality, high reliability of Inspur server, it has the highest performance, ideal scalability and good management characteristics in the like products, especially suitable for the users in telecom, finance, large-scale enterprise and other industries which have high demands for server. Relying on original and ingenious design, this product perfectly shows high performance, reliability, intelligence, high scalability, suitable for key applications which have high demands for computing, storage and communication.

Functional Features

- Better respond to business pressures. Inspur NF5280M3 using the latest Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 series, with a strong performance; comparing to previous generation products, virtualization performance improvement of 30% or more, OLTP database performance increased by 50%, Java middleware performance improvement of 58%

Lower power consumption and greater energy efficiency. In order to help customers reduce operating expenses, Inspur NF5280M3 with high-efficient power supply design and low power consumption components, comparing to previous generation products, can save up to 20% energy. In addition, Inspur SmartPower technology will help users with accurate real-time monitoring and controlling of system power consumption, to improve energy efficiency performance of the overall IT architecture.

Applicable to a variety of applications. Inspur NF5280M3 maximum integrates 4 GbE Ethernet controllers, and what more, with Inspur SmartIO, it can add 2 more 10GbE Ethernet controllers, to let user freely configure network IO according to their needs. Inspur SmartAdapter lets user freely choose a variety of expansion cards to meet the needs of different applications

Easier management. NF5280M3 embedded server smart chip can realize IPMI 2.0 system remote monitor, remote KVM, virtual media, and other management functions; with Inspur Ruijie Server Management Suite V 5.0 and UEFI intelligent firmware, it can greatly simplify the user's device deployment, management and maintenance.

Target User and application

- Large database of government and enterprise and core business software, which has high requirement on performance.

- Network server, which has high requirements on memory and disk extension, and network I / O performance

- High performance Cluster, such as render, CAD, CAE.

Technical Specifications


Support 2 Intel Xeon processors of E5-2600 series





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Intel C600 server chipset


24 DIMM,DDR3-1600,up to 512GB (32 GB per DIMM)

Support advanced memory ECC, Mirror, sparing.

HDD controller

Integrated SATA  controller, optional 8 channel SAS 3Gb/6 Gb disk controller


Integrated SATA controller supports RAID 0/1/10/5

SAS controller support  RAID 0/1/10, optional support RAID 5,50;

Optional support RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50/60, with high performance SAS RAID controller which has cache and cache protection battery


Up to support 24 pieces of hot-swap 2.5 inch SATA/SAS or SSD

Expansion slots

1 PCI-E 3.0 x16?4 PCI-E 3.0 x8

(If only configure 1 processor, 1 PCI-E 3.0 x16,2 PCI-E 3.0 x8 available)

I/O interfaces

Front:2 USB interfaces

Rear:4 USB interfaces,1 standard VGA interface,1 serial interface,2 or 4 RJ45 GbE Ethernet interfaces,1 RJ45 Ethernet interface only for management, optional 2 RJ45 10GbE Ethernet interfaces

Built-in:1 serial interface, 2 USB interfaces

Network controller

Integrated 2 or 4 Gigabit network interfaces; support Virtualization Accelerator, network Accelerator, network redundancy and load balance, and two more optional 10GbE interfaces.

Power supply

600W or 700W Power, optional 1+1 Redundant, optional support PMbus Power

Graphics card

Integrated 16MB memory video controller


8 or16 bays model with Slim DVD-RW

24 bays model optional with external USB DVD-RW

Floppy drive

Support optional virtual floppy drive of USB interface which based on flash memory

Management Features

Integrated system management chipset, support IPMI2.0, KVM over IP, virtual media; support Inspur Ruijie series server management and deployment software.

Optional LCD management module, with visual system monitor and fault diagnosis module

OS Supported

Microsoft Windows Server 2008 SP1 32/64bit

Windows 2003 Enterprise with SP2 32/64bit

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5U3 32/64bit,

SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP2 32/64bit

SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 32/64Bit




AC input

100-240V 50/60Hz


88mm(H)          430mm(W)          745mm(D)




About Lotus

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