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NEC Express5800/R120h-2M
System Configuration Guide
Introduction
This document contains product and configuration information that will enable you to configure your system. The guide will ensure fast and
proper configuration of your NEC Express5800 server.
January 25, 2018
Revision 5.0
NEC Corporation

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    NEC Express5800/R120h-2M System Configuration Guide Introduction This document contains product and configuration information that will enable you to configure your system. The guide will ensure fast and proper configuration of your NEC Express5800 server. January 25, 2018 Revision 5.0 NEC Corporation...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M Contents MODEL LINEUP ......................4 8x2.5-inch Drive Model ......................4 8x3.5-inch Drive Model ......................4 24x2.5-inch Drive Model ......................4 12x 3.5-inch Drive Model ......................4 TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION ..................5 Specification ..........................5 CONFIGURATION DIAGRAM ..................7 Expansion slot Map ........................

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M Dust Proof Filter Kit ....................38 Slide Rail Kit ....................... 39 Cable Management Arm ..................... 39 Starter Pack DVD ....................... 39 REFERENCES ......................40 External Views ..........................40 Front and Rear Views ......................40 Dimensions (mm) ........................

  • Page 4: Model Lineup

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M Model Lineup 8x2.5-inch Drive Model 8x3.5-inch Drive Model 24x2.5-inch Drive Model 12x 3.5-inch Drive Model Revision 5.0 – January 2018 NEC Corporation...

  • Page 5: Technical Specification

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M Technical Specification Specification Model R120h-2M 8x 2.5-inch 24x 2.5-inch 8x 3.5-inch 12x 3.5-inch Drive Model Drive Model Drive Model Drive Model Part Number N8100-2562F N8100-2563F N8100-2564F N8100-2565F Processor Type Intel® Xeon® Processor Bronze 3104(6C/6T, 1.70 GHz, 8.25MB, TDP 85W) Bronze 3106(8C/8T, 1.70 GHz, 11MB, TDP 85W)

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    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M Model R120h-2M 8x 2.5-inch 24x 2.5-inch 8x 3.5-inch 12x 3.5-inch Drive Model Drive Model Drive Model Drive Model Standard Disk Drive Bays Expansion Slots Standard Total: 5 slots available 1 PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16 connector) 2 PCIe 3.0 x8 (x8 connector)

  • Page 7: Configuration Diagram

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M Configuration Diagram 8x 2.5-inch Drive Model Legend: Standard Components Mandatory Components 24x 2.5-inch Drive Model Legend: Standard Components Mandatory Components Revision 5.0 – January 2018 NEC Corporation...

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    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M 8x 3.5-inch Drive Model Legend: Standard Components Mandatory Components 12x 3.5-inch Drive Model Legend: Standard Components Mandatory Components Revision 5.0 – January 2018 NEC Corporation...

  • Page 9: Expansion Slot Map

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M Expansion slot Map Slot 1 Slot 4 Slot 7 Slot 2 Slot 5 Slot 8 Slot 3 Slot 6 RAID Legend Remarks Standard Riser PCIe 3.0 x8, x8 connector, for a dedicated LOM controller RAID PCIe 3.0 x8, x8 connector, for a dedicated internal RAID card...

  • Page 10: Server Configuration

    1 Base Models Product Name / Description Part Number NEC Express5800/R120h-2M 8x 2.5-inch Drive Model N8100-2562F No processor, no RAM, no HDD, no ODD, no Rail, no Power Supply Unit. Including : Front Bezel, 8x 2.5-inch Drive Cage, 1st Riser Card Kit, Standard Fan Kit NEC Express5800/R120h-2M 8x 3.5-inch Drive Model...

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    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M Xeon Gold 6140 Processor Kit N8101-1227 (1st) Intel® Xeon ® Gold 6140 (2.30 GHz, 18C/36T, 24.75MB, TDP 140W) N8101-1228 (2nd) Xeon Gold 6142 Processor Kit N8101-1229 (1st) Intel® Xeon ® Gold 6142 (2.60 GHz, 16C/32T, 22MB, TDP 150W)

  • Page 12: Maximum Memory Capacity

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M Xeon Platinum 8176M Processor Kit N8101-1271 (1st) Intel® Xeon ® Platinum 8176M (2.10 GHz, 28C/56T, 38.50MB, TDP 165W) N8101-1272 (2nd) NOTE: The processor kit is make-to-order product. Xeon Platinum 8180M Processor Kit N8101-1273 (1st) Intel®...

  • Page 13: Memory

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M 3 Memory 3.1 Memory Configuration Feature Comparison See the table below for feature comparisons of memory configurations supported. Independent Channel Memory Sparing Memory Mirroring Performance Best Better Good Data Protection Multiple single bit error...

  • Page 14: Internal Storage

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M Xeon ® Gold 5100 series excluding Xeon ® Gold 5122 Processor 2400 MHz Xeon ® Silver 4100 series Xeon ® Bronze 3100 series 2133 MHz Maximum Available Memory See the table below for the maximum memory size that you can actually use on your system.

  • Page 15: Drive Bay For 8x 2.5-inch Drive Model

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M Front Drive Bay Drive Bay for 8x 2.5-inch Drive Model Eight 2.5-inch drive bays are standard. With optional 2.5-inch drive cages, up to 18 2.5-inch drive bays can be equipped.  The order of mounting the optional Drive Cage is 2 → 1.

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    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M 8x 2.5-inch Drive Model Category Product Name / Description Part Number Front Drive Cage 3 8x2.5-inch Hot Plug Drive Cage Kit(SAS/SATA) (Standard) 8x 2.5-inch SAS/SATA HDD For 8x 2.5-inch Drive Model Drive Cage 2 8x2.5-inch Hot Plug Drive Cage Kit(SAS/SATA)

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    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M Drive Bay for 3.5-inch Drive Model With an optional 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch drive cage instead of PCI Riser Card Kit, two 2.5-inch drive bays and three 3.5-inch drive bays can be added. Category Product Name / Description...

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    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M  To install the rear drive bay, N8181-158 High Performance Fan Kit must be installed. If this kit is included in the base model or some specific CPUs, it is not necessary to add this.

  • Page 19: Storage Controllers And Options

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M Storage Controllers and Options Configuration selection of RAID Please select according to function and performance. The following is an example of the configuration Configuration Maximum mountable RAID function Support OS number Single connection 10(3.5-inch Drive Model) Windows Server 2012 R2 8(2.5-inch Drive Model)

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    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M Embedded SATA Controller Category Product Name / Description Part Number Storage Controller Embedded SATA Controller (Standard) 10 x 6Gb/s SATA drive, 2x M.2 drive Cable Internal SATA Cable (Standard) NOTE:  8 ports for SATA drives and two ports for M.2 drives are available on 2.5-inch Drive Model.

  • Page 21: Internal Drives

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M RAID Controller for Standard PCI Slot Category Product Name / Description Part Number Storage Controller RAID Controller (RAID 0/1) N8103-195 RAID 0/1/5/10 and SAS HBA mode, 0MB, Int. 8, PCIe 3.0 x8, SAS 12Gb/s, SATA 6Gb/s...

  • Page 22

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M  To configure a large-capacity RAID array, it is recommended to configure in RAID 6 or RAID 60 in order to minimize the risk of becoming multiple hard drives failure during the RAID rebuilding process.

  • Page 23: Optical Drive

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M 10TB 7.2K Hot Plug 3.5-inch SATA HDD N8150-560 1 x 10 TB SATA HDD, 3.5-inch, 6Gb/s, 7,200 rpm, 512e sector NOTE:  512e sector drives are not available for VMware ESXi 6.0 system. ...

  • Page 24: Flash Fdd

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M 6 Flash FDD Choose the Flash FDD if you need to prepare an alternative device for a floppy drive. Product Name / Description Part Number Flash FDD N8160-96 USB flash emulating USB floppy disk, Native capacity 1.44 MB NOTE: ...

  • Page 25: Pci Riser Card /pci Card

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M 7 PCI Riser Card /PCI Card Up to three PCI riser cards can be installed in the system and 1st riser card is installed as standard. Up to three PCI cards can be mounted on the 1st riser card, to be install four or more PCI cards, 2nd and 3rd PCI riser card is required. HDD cage is required for HDD installation Please refer to “Support PCI Cards and Installable Slots”...

  • Page 26: Pci Riser Card

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M PCI Riser Card The system supports many kind of the PCI slot configuration. Choose the appropriate configuration in accordance with the type of PCI cards you want to install and whether you need M.2 .slots.

  • Page 27: Network Interface Controller

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M 2x2.5-inch Hot Plug Drive Cage Kit(SAS/SATA, Rear) N8154-98 Riser card for slot 3 or 6 with one PCIe 3.0 x16 slot, including 2x 2.5-inch drive bay to install into slot 1 to 2 or...

  • Page 28

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M Twinax cable can be installed. 25GbE Dual Port 25GBASE SFP+ LOM Card N8104-177 Cavium 45604 PCIe 3.0(x16) NOTE: - N8104-190 SFP+ Module is required to connect with an optical cable. - Up to 2 SFP+ Modules can be installed.

  • Page 29: External Storage Controller

    NIC Teaming feature - NIC Teaming and bonding features The Express5800 server supports NIC teaming which is the ability to configure multiple NICs to a virtual single network interface for dual path and load balancing to fault tolerance and load balancing Network Load Balancing.

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    12Gb/s SAS, ext. 8(SFF-8644 x2), PCIe 3.0(x8) NOTE: Support for connection to NEC Storage T series only. The controller is not qualified with NEC Storage the Storage M series or Tape connection via Device Expansion Unit. Revision 5.0 – January 2018...

  • Page 31: Serial Port Adapter

    Please download the driver kit from Express5800 websiteweb site This controller must be installed after shipment. NOTE:  Please refer to NEC Storage website for supported OS and device  For FC-SAN boot, please refer to “FC SAN Boot Configuration Guide” ...

  • Page 32: Other Add-in Components

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M 8 Other Add-in Components Power Supply Category Product Name / Description Part Number 1 PSU 500W Hot Plug Power Supply N8181-159 Required 1 x 500 Watt 80 PLUS® Platinum 800W Platinum Hot Plug Power Supply...

  • Page 33

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M 2CPU Processor with 115 Watt or RDIMM 800W, 1600W less 64GB LRDIMM Up to 14 800W, 1600W 15 or more 1600W 128GB LRDIMM 1600W Processor with 125 Watt RDIMM Up to 16 800W, 1600W...

  • Page 34: High Performance Cpu Heatsink

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M Processor with 140 Watt and RDIMM Up to 6 Up to two 800W, 1600W 150 Watts Three or more 1600W 7 or more 1600W LRDIMM 1600W Processor with 165 Watt or 1600W more NOTE: ...

  • Page 35: Front Panel Kit

    For 8x 2.5-inch Drive Model and 24x 2.5-inch Drive Model NOTE: You can monitor the status of each part from BMC management console or NEC ESMPRO. Ordering the Status LED Panel Kit, you can check the detailed status of devices directly.

  • Page 36: Power Cable For Gpu

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M  The USB Memory Kit cannot be installed if M.2 SATA Solid State Drives are installed.  To use VMware vSAN, combination of vSAN certified hardware is required.  If you are using VMware vSAN and cannot boot from USB Memory Kit, please order M.2 SATA SSD.

  • Page 37: Factory Server Setting Service

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M 10 Factory Server Setting Service Memory RAS Settings If you need to change the BIOS settings for the memory RAS feature at the factory, select the appropriate configuration service. Product Name / Description Part Number...

  • Page 38: Kvm Switch

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M KVM Switch Category Product Name / Description Part Number KVM Switch Server Switch Unit (8 server) N8191-14F 1U USB 8 port KVM switch Cable Switch Unit Connection Cable Set (USB, 1.8m) K410-118(1A) 1.8 m, 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub to 1 x 15-pin mini D-sub / 1 x 4-pin USB A...

  • Page 39: Slide Rail Kit

    The starter pack DVD includes the software and driver qualified by NEC. In order to obtain technical support from NEC, please be sure to install the software and drivers provided with the starter pack. The latest DVD image can be downloaded for free from NEC website during the warranty or maintenance contract period.

  • Page 40: References

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M References External Views Front and Rear Views Front View for 8x 2.5-inch Drive Model Legend 2.5-inch Drive Bays UID button/LED Drives or optical/video /USB (optional) iLO Service Connector Power On/standby button/LED Pull-out Tab Health LED USB 3.0 Connector...

  • Page 41: Rear View

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M Front View for 8x 3.5-inch Drive Model Legend 3.5-inch Drive Bays UID button LED 2.5-inch Drive Cage Bay Health LED Optical Drive Bay Network Link/Activity LED Pull-out Tab Power On/standby button/LED USB 3.0 Connector...

  • Page 42: Dimensions (mm)

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M Dimensions (mm) 8x and 24x 2.5-inch Drive Model 8x and 12x 3.5-inch Drive Model Revision 5.0 – January 2018 NEC Corporation...

  • Page 43: General Supplementary Matters

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M General Supplementary Matters  Capacity of Hard disk drive is displayed in decimal not binary. 1GB=1000^3B、1TB=1000^4B. PCI expansion slot  Transfer speed of PCI Express  PCI Express (PCIe): 2.5Gb/s (simplex) per lane ...

  • Page 44

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M 1-3x DIMM(s) 4x DIMMs 5-7x DIMMs 8x DIMMs 9x DIMMs 10x DIMMs 11-12x DIMMs Revision 5.0 – January 2018 NEC Corporation...

  • Page 45: Internal Drive Supplementary Matters

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M Internal drive supplementary matters Conditions of internal drives in default factory configuration In default factory configuration, there are some conditions of drive types and RAID levels can be installed as below. Common  All drives in default factory configuration should be of the same type, sector and rotation speed.

  • Page 46

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M Conditions for mixing of Internal Drives  Mixing of different type of SSD, HDD and mixing of HDD and SSD are not allowed to be installed in default factory configuration.  RAID controller is required for mixing of Internal Drives ...

  • Page 47: Server Management

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M Server Management The integrated server management controller provides superior remote control and system management features listed in the table below. Standard Remote Remote Management Management License License (Scale-out) (Advanced)  Authentication with Active Directory and LDAP ...

  • Page 48: Os Support Matrix For Pci Cards And Embedded Controllers

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M OS Support Matrix for PCI Cards and Embedded Controllers Part number Product Name      Embedded SATA non-RAID Controller   Embedded SATA RAID Controller      N8103-189 RAID Controller (RAID 0/1) ...

  • Page 49: Supported Pci Cards And Installable Slots

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M Supported PCI Cards and Installable Slots Slot 1 Slot 4 Slot 7 Slot 2 Slot 5 Slot 8 Slot 3 Slot 6 RAID Part Number Product Name RAID FLOM SLOT1 SLOT2 SLOT3 SLOT4 SLOT5 SLOT6 SLOT7 SLOT8...

  • Page 50: Expansion Slots

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M Expansion Slots Slot 1 Slot 4 Slot 7 Slot 2 Slot 5 Slot 8 Slot 3 Slot 6 RAID Slot Standard Connector Height Length Processor Other Name Width Width Connector Dedicated PCIe 3.0 CPU1...

  • Page 51: Copyright Notice And Liability Disclaimer

    All other products, brands, or trade names used in this document are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. NEC shall not be liable for technical or editorial errors or omissions contained herein. For hard drive capacity measurements, 1 GB = 1 billion bytes. Actual formatted capacity is less.

  • Page 52: Revision History

    – SYSTEM CONFIGURATION GUIDE NEC Express5800/R120h-2M Revision History Revision Date Description January 25, 2018 Discontinued products deleted: ● 1TB 7.2K Hot Plug 2.5-inch SATA HDD / N8150-544 ( Replacement part number to be released soon.) ● 4TB 7.2K Hot Plug 3.5-inch SAS HDD / N8150-561 ( Replacement part number to be released soon.)

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