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Supermicro displays SuperStorage 6047R-E1R72L with 72 HDD bays

The super-density SuperStorage 6047R-E1R72L packs 72 HDD bays for maximum storage density

| IT/Datacenter News | Posted: Jun 10, 2013 7:27 am

Computex Taipei 2013 - The Supermicro line of SuperStorage Servers features one server with a whopping 72 HDD bays for maximum storage density. How do you cram 72 HDD's into one chassis?


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Dual-drive HDD bays help to double the number of storage devices per slot. There is also an integrated LSI 2308 HBA to help handle the vast number of storage devices.


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The 6047R-E1R72L supports the C602 chipset and Xeon E5-2600 family of processors. There is up to 512GB of RAM support, and 4 PCI-e x8 low profile slots for attaching the HBA's and/or RAID controllers needed for such a dense storage deployment.


Quad Gigabit LAN ports provide network connectivity, and a dual 2000W redundant power supply system is also available.


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In order to provide the maximum density the rear of the chasis also features another row of HDD bays, with 2 drives per slot.

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