Purley 4U NVLink GPU Server for HPC and Scientific Applications Using NVIDIA SXM2 GPU

Part No. PNYNVL48000000-000

Designed for HPC (high performance computing) and scientific applicationsPNYNVL48 series supports up to 8 x NVIDIA SXM2 GPU modules, 2 x Intel Skylake-F CPUs as well as 4 x high-speed HDR/EDR Infiniband network adapters.

With a large capacity for both system memory (24 DIMM slots) and local storage (10 x hot-swap 2.5″ drive bays, 4 for U.2 NVMe drives and 6 for SATA 6G/SAS 12G HDD/SSD drives) and two expansion slots (1 x PCIe Gen3 x16 (x8 bus) Half-length low-profile slot in front + 1 x OCP Mezzanine PCIe Gen3 x8 slot in rear), PNYNVL48 series provides great configuration flexibility to users who seek maximum GPU performance with NVLink bandwidth, high speed storage & networking and reliable system quality.

Dimensions  4U
448 x 176 x 880 (W x H x D, mm)
CPU Intel® Xeon® Processor Scalable Family
Intel® Xeon® Platinum Processor, Intel® Xeon® Gold Processor, Intel® Xeon® Silver Processor and Intel® Xeon® Bronze Processor
CPU TDP up to 205W
NOTE: If only 1 CPU is installed, some PCIe or memory functions might be unavailable
Socket 2 x LGA 3647
Socket P0
Mounting pitch: Narrow ILM
Chipset Intel® C621 Express Chipset
Memory Supported DIMM: 24 x DIMM slots
DDR4 memory supported only
6-channel memory architecture
RDIMM modules up to 64GB supported
LRDIMM modules up to 64GB supported
1.2V modules: 2666/2400/2133 MHz
LAN 2 x 1Gb/s BASE-T LAN ports (Intel® I350-AM2)
2 x 10/100/1000 management LAN ports
Video Integrated in Aspeed® AST2500
2D Video Graphic Adapter with PCIe bus interface
1920×1200@60Hz 32bpp, DDR4 SDRAM
Storage 10 x 2.5″ hot-swappable HDD/SSD bays:
– 2 x amber HDD trays compatible with NVMe devices only
– 2 x amber HDD trays compatible with NVMe, SATA/SAS devices
– 6 x blue HDD trays compatible with SATA/SAS devices only
SAS controller card is required for SAS devices support
SATA Supported
RAID For SATA/SAS drives:
Intel® SATA RAID 0/1/10/5For NVMe drives:
Intel® Virtual RAID On CPU (VROC) RAID 0, 1, 5
Note: VROC module is compatible for Intel®SSD only
Peripheral Drives
Expansion Slots 8 x SXM2 sockets (Gen3 x8 bus) for NVIDIA Tesla® V100/ P100 SXM2 modules

Rear Side:
4 x PCIe x16 (Gen3 x16 bus) Half-length low-profile slots
1 x OCP mezzanine slot, dedicated for optional LAN HBA
– PCIe Gen3 x8
– Type1, P1, P2, P3, P4, K2, K3

Front Side:
1 x PCIe x16 (Gen3 x8 bus) Half-length low-profile slot

– System is validated for population with a uniform GPU model
– Support is not provided for mixed GPU populations

Front I/O 2 x USB 3.0
1 x VGA (Primary port)
3 x RJ45
4 x Onmi-Pach QSFP28 LAN ports (Reserved)
1 x Power button with LED
1 x ID button with LED
1 x Reset button
1 x NMI button
1 x System status LED
1 x HDD access LED
1 x Onmi-Path activity LED
Rear I/O 2 x USB 3.0
1 x VGA
2 x RJ45
1 x MLAN
1 x Power button with LED
1 x ID button with LED
1 x Reset button
1 x NMI button
1 x System status LED
Internal I/O 1 x MLAN (Reserved, enabled by cable switch)
HDD/SSD Backplane I/O 2 x ports compatible with NVMe only
2 x hybrid ports compatible with NVMe, SATA/SAS
6 x ports compatible with SATA/SAS only
SAS card is required for SAS devices support
TPM 1 x TPM header with LPC interface
Optional TPM 2.0 kit available
Power Supply 4 x 2200W redundant PSUs
80 PLUS PlatinumAC Input:
– 100-127V~/ 14A, 47-63Hz
– 200-240V~/ 12.6A, 47-63HzDC Output:
– Max 1200W/ 100-127V~
+12.12V/ 95.6A
+12Vsb/ 3.5A
– Max 2200W/ 200-240V
+12.12V/ 178.1A
+12Vsb/ 3.5A

NOTE: The system power supply requires C19 type power cords which are included

System Management Aspeed® AST2500 management controller
Avocent® MergePoint IPMI 2.0 web interface:

  • Network settings
  • Network security settings
  • Hardware information
  • Users control
  • Services settings
  • IPMI settings
  • Sessions control
  • LDAP settings
  • Power control
  • Fan profiles
  • Voltages, fans and temperatures monitoring
  • System event log
  • Events management (platform events, trap settings, email settings)
  • Serial Over LAN
  • vKVM & vMedia (HTML5)
OS Supported Windows Server 2012 R2 (x64) Update1
Windows Server 2016Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.9 (x64)
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.3 (x64)SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11.4 (x64)
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12.2 (x64)

Ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS (x64)

VMware ESXi 6.5

Weight Net Weight: 39 kg
Gross Weight: 58.1 kg
Packaging Content 1 x PNYNVL48000000-000
4 or 8 x NVIDIA SXM2 GPU modules in option
8 x SXM2 heatsinks
2 x CPU heatsinks
1 x Rail kit
2 x Non-Fabric CPU carrier
System Fans 12 x 60x60x38mm (23000rpm)
Operating Properties Operating temperature: 10°C to 35°C
Operating humidity: 8%-80% (non-condensing)
Non-operating temperature: -40°C to 60°C
Non-operating humidity: 20%-95% (non-condensing)


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