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NF8480M6 is a high-end 4-socket rackmount server built on the third generation of the Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor. With extraordinary computing performance, flexible modular design, excellent scalability, optimized reliability and stability, NF8480M6 is the ideal solution for data-intensive and critical applications. It is designed for large transaction databases, memory databases, virtualization integration, HPC, deep learning, ERP, etc.

Key Features
  • World-Class Computing Power

    1. NF8480M6 integrates 4 latest Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors with a maximum speed of 3.9GHz, up to 112 physical cores, and 224 threads, providing users with powerful parallel computing and processing capabilities. NF8480M6 supports 6 UPI channels and the data communication bandwidth between CPUs is doubled, which empowers non-NUMA applications with enhanced performance.

    2. Memory speed is accelerated to 3,200MT/s, shortening the waiting time caused by frequent IO.

    3. NF8480M6 supports 4 FHFL GPUs or 8 FHHL GPUs and delivers extraordinary computing performance to meet the needs of AI and deep learning inference and training.

  • Modular Expansion

    1. NF8480M6 adopts a modular IO design with full-height and half-height options, enabling IO balance and satisfying different IO expansion needs of customers.           

    2. The hard drive module supports up to 50 2.5-inch hard drives and an option of 24 NVMe SSDs, providing a high IOPS solution for distributed storage and excellent expansion capacity.

    3. The hot-swap OCP 3.0 network card offers multiple network interface options (1/10/25/100 Gb) to meet different needs.

  • Multidimensional Reliability

    1. A recovery mechanism is designed to protect the firm-ware and core data. Support BMC, BIOS, 1+1 flash memory redundancies. Prevent physical damage to the chip or malicious modification of data stored in ROM.

    2. Support SMART PPR memory protection. Detect and repair memory faults during the boot process.

    3. Support fault prediction and _alert for core components, which can report exceptions in advance and reduce unplanned operation and maintenance.

    4. Both NVMe and M.2 SSDs supports hardware RAID for data reliability.

  • Accountable and Simple Management

    1. NF8480M6 supports TPM2.0 and TCM, provides security metrics and a complete chain of trust for software and hardware. Therefore, NF8480M6 can timely detect malicious ntrusions and equipment replacement to enhance the security and control of the IT infrastructure.

    2. Support Intel PFR to effectively prevent attacks against firmware and protect customers’data and asset security.

    3. NF8480M6 is capable of protecting customer informaion with a series of security features, such as information security certifications, the security panel, and Out-Of-The-Box _alerts (OOTBA).

    4. NF8480M6 is configured with the ISBMC4 (Self-developed server baseboard management system) and supports mainstream management standards (such as IPMI2.0 and Redish1.8), which greatly simplifies device deployment, management and main- tenance. It enables better operation reliability, easier maintenance, and even accurate and comprehensive fault diagnosis.

Technical Specifications



Form Factor

4U rackmount server


1. 2-4 3rd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor(s)

2. Up to 28 cores (2.9GHz)

3. Max. speed of 3.9GHz (8 cores)

4. 6 UPI interconnected chains and up to 10.4GT/s per chain

5. Max. power of 250W

ChipsetIntel C621A


1. Up to 48 DDR4 DIMMs, max. speed of 3,200MT/s

2. RDIMM and LRDIMM, and max.128G for each

3. Up to 12 DIMMs per CPU (48 DIMMs/4CPUs)

4. 24 Intel® Optane™ Persistent Memory 200 Series (Barlow Pass) and max. 512GB for each


Up to 50/49 x 2.5-inch drives and 24 x U.2 NVME SSDs

Builtin: support up to 2 x SATA/PCIE M.2 SSDs and 2 x Micro SD cards

Storage Controller

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

NVMe controller with optional Intel NVMe RAID Key

Optional standard PCIe RAID controller

Network Port

OCP 3.0 x 16 network cards (options: 1/10/25/100 Gb)

and standard PCIe cards (options: 1/10/25/40/100 Gb)

I/O Expansion Slot

Up to 18 x standard PCIe slots and 1 x OCP 3.0 slot


Front: 1 x USB2.0 port, 1 x USB3.0 port, 1 x VGA port 

Rear: 2 x USB3.0 ports, 1 x VGA port, 1 x dedicated management port

1 x BMC port, and 1 x COM port

Built-in: 1 x USB3.0 port

Fan12 hot-swap N+1 redundant fans

Power Supply

Up to 4 x 550W/800W/1300W/1600W/2000W CRPS power supplies (Platinum), N+N redundancy. Option: titanium-level

System Management

On-board BMC module provides a 1Gb RJ45 management port that is dedicated to remote management of IPMI BMC Flash on-chip redundancy

Operating Syste

Microsoft Windows Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, CentOS, Vmware ESXi, etc.

Dimension (W x H xD)

435mm x 174.5mm x 841mm

17.12 inch x 6.87 inch x 33.11 inch


Less than 52 kg at full load

Refer to the technical white paper for details

Operating Temperature5℃ to 45℃, 41℉ to 113℉
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