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Cisco UCS X440p PCle Node Data Sheet

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Cisco UCS® X-Series Modular System

Product overview

The Cisco UCS X-Series Modular System simplifies your data center, adapting to the unpredictable needs of modern applications while also providing for traditional scale-out and enterprise workloads. It reduces the number of server types to maintain, helping to improve operational efficiency and agility as it helps reduce complexity. Powered by the Cisco Intersight cloud-operations platform, it shifts your focus from administrative details to business outcomes—with hybrid cloud infrastructure that is assembled from the cloud, shaped to your workloads, and continuously optimized.

The Cisco UCS X-Series was engineered to be modular and flexible to offer adaptability and workload flexibility. With the introduction of PCIe Node and X-Fabric technology, X-Series now supports workloads that require GPUs. The unique architecture dramatically simplifies the addition, removal, or upgrade of GPUs to compute nodes. The Cisco UCS X440p PCIe Node allows you to add up to four GPUs to a Cisco UCS X210c M6 Compute Node with Cisco UCS X-Fabric Technology. Cisco UCS X-Series has no midplane; this innovative design provides fewer obstructions for better airflow. The vertically oriented X210c compute nodes and the X440p PCIe nodes connect directly to horizontally oriented X-Fabric modules. This enables seamless upgrades to future compute nodes, resource nodes, and X-Fabric modules without requiring any forklift upgrades.

Features and benefits

Main features

The Cisco UCS X440p PCIe Node is the first PCIe resource node to integrate into the Cisco UCS X-Series Modular System. The Cisco UCS X9508 Chassis has eight node slots, up to four of which can be X440p PCIe nodes when paired with a Cisco UCS X210c M6 Compute Node. The UCS X440p PCIe Node supports two x16 full-height, full-length dual slot PCIe cards, or four x8 full-height, full-length single slot PCIe cards and requires both UCS 9416 X-Fabric modules for PCIe connectivity. This provides up to 16 GPUs per chassis to accelerate your applications with the UCS X440p Nodes. If your application needs even more GPU acceleration, up to two additional GPUs can be added on each UCS X210c compute node.

Cisco UCS X440p supports following GPU options:

      Nvidia A100 Tensor Core GPU

      Nvidia A16 GPU

      Nvidia A40 GPU

      Nvidia T4 Tensor Core GPU

Product specifications

Table 1.        Product specifications

Item

Specifications

GPUs

  Nvidia A100 Tensor Core GPU (dual slot)
  Nvidia A16 GPU (dual slot)
  Nvidia A40 GPU (dual slot)
  Nvidia T4 Tensor Core GPU (single slot)

Riser options

  Riser A for 1x dual slot GPU per riser
  Riser B for 2x single slot GPUs per riser

Management

Cisco Intersight software (SaaS, virtual appliance and private virtual appliance)

Temperature: operating

50° to 95°F (10° to 35°C)

Temperature: nonoperating

-40° to 149°F (–40° to 65°C)

Humidity: operating

5% to 93% noncondensing

Humidity: nonoperating

5% to 93% noncondensing

Altitude: operating

0 to 10,000 ft (0 to 3000m); maximum ambient temperature decreases by 1°C per 300m

Altitude: nonoperating

40,000 ft (12,000m)

System requirements

Table 2.        System requirements

Item

Requirements

X-Series chassis

Cisco UCS X9508 Chassis

Fabric Interconnects

Cisco UCS 6454, UCS 64108, and UCS 6536 fabric interconnects

X-Fabric modules

Cisco UCS X9416 X-Fabric modules for X9508 chassis

Cisco Intersight

Intersight Managed Mode (minimum Essentials license per server)

Ordering information

Table 3 provides ordering information for the Cisco UCS X440p PCIe Node.

Table 3.        Ordering information

Part number

Description

UCSX-M6-MLB

UCSX M6 Modular Server and CHASSIS MLB

UCSX-440P-U

Cisco UCS X-Series Gen4 PCIe node within MLB

UCSX-440P

Cisco UCS X-Series Gen4 PCIe node within UCS X210c config

UCSX-GPU-T4-16

NVIDIA T4 PCIE 75W 16GB

UCSX-GPU-A16

NVIDIA A16 PCIE 250W 4X16GB

UCSX-GPU-A40

TESLA A40 RTX, PASSIVE, 300W, 48GB

UCSX-GPU-A100-80

TESLA A100, PASSIVE, 300W, 80GB

UCSX-RIS-A-440P

Riser A for 1x dual slot GPU per riser, X440p PCIe node (A16, A40 or A100 GPUs)

UCSX-RIS-B-440P

Riser B for 2x single slot GPUs per riser, X440p PCIe node (T4 GPUs)

For information about installing or upgrading your server, see the Hardware Installation Guide.

For ordering information, see the X440p spec sheet.

Warranty information

The Cisco UCS X440p PCIe Node has a three-year Next-Business-Day (NBD) hardware warranty and a 90-day software warranty.

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Product sustainability

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Table 4.        Product sustainability information

Sustainability topic

Reference

General

Information on product-material-content laws and regulations

Materials

Information on electronic waste laws and regulations, including our products, batteries, and packaging

WEEE Compliance

Information on product takeback and reuse program

Cisco Takeback and Reuse Program

Sustainability Inquiries

Contact: csr_inquiries@cisco.com

Material

Product packaging weight and materials

Contact: environment@cisco.com

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