3U Optimised Chassis 3U Optimised Chassis SC836

Supermicro’s SC836 storage 3u optimised chassis supports up to 16 hot-swappable 3.5″ SAS/SATA hard drive bays, the industry’s highest storage density for a 3U system. With 100% cooling redundancy* and high efficiency (1+1) redundant 800W or 1200W (93%) Gold Level power supplies with PM BUS functionality for enhanced power management, the SC836 is optimized for the next-generation dual-processor Intel® Xeon® (5500 series) and AMD Opteron™ platforms. Direct attached HDD backplane (TQ version), multilane backplane (A version) and expanders’ backplane (E1, E2 versions) are available for application specific solution optimization. Heavy duty palletized packaging is available to ensure secure system reliability during shipping and tool-less, roller rail designs for easy installation and maintenance are standard with each system.

Key Features
High Performance SAS2/6GbS Expander
High Efficiency PS and Storage Capacity

  • Redundant Power Supplies Platinum Level (94%)
  • 16x 3.5″ Hot-swap SAS Drive Bays w/ SES2 (dual-channel) and optional 2x 2.5″ Hot-swap SAS Drive Bays on rear side of Chassis
  • 1x Slim DVD-ROM Drive (optional)
  • 6Gb/s SAS2 Expander
  • Mini-I-Pass (SFF 8087) connectivity
  • 3x 8cm Hot-swap 4-pin PWM Fans
  • 2x 8cm Rear-exhaust 4-pin PWM Fans
  • Optional 3x slim 2.5″ Internal Fixed HDD
  • Support for max. motherboard size – 13.68″ x 13″, E-ATX and ATX