Boston Quattro 1218-6

Product Overview

Contact us for pricing

Four hot-plugged server nodes contained within a 2U enclosure, the Boston Quattro 1218-6 delivers extreme density with eight high performance Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4 Processors in a 2U form factor.


Built to Order

Boston Quattro 1218-6

Four hot-plugged server nodes contained within a 2U enclosure, the Boston Quattro 1218-6 delivers extreme density with eight high performance Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4 Processors in a 2U form factor. Designed for optimal performance and processing density, the Boston Quattro 1218-6 provides a unique combination of four hot-pluggable nodes in a 2U form factor, delivering world-class performance that will satisfy the ever-increasing efficiency, density and low-TCO demands of today's high performance computing (HPC) clusters and data centres.

Powered by the latest Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4 processors, the Boston Quattro 1218-6 delivers outstanding energy efficiency and performance in a small but powerful enclosure. Based on Intel's latest generation Xeon processors and C612-series chipset, the server provides two 20-core Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4 processors per node. This equates to 160 cores within the 2U enclosure and an incredible 3,360 cores when fully populating an industry standard 42U rack cabinet.

The Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4 processors also offer PCI Express 3.0 and each node is complimented with a 16x PCI-Express slot with an additional 8x PCI-Express Micro-LP slot. Memory bandwidth is also substantially increased compared to the old generation via four DDR4-2400MHz memory channels per CPU, as well as through the inclusion of sixteen DIMM slots per node to enable capabilities of up to 2TB of ECC registered memory per 2U system.


Key Features

2U Twin/Rackmount 2 x Intel Xeon E5-2698 v4 (20 Cores, 2.2 GHz, 50MB Cache) Supermicro X10DRT-PIBF / Intel C612 64GB DDR-4 Reg ECC 2400MHz - 4 Channels per CPU LSI SAS 12Gbit/s 3108 Hardware RAID & 2 x SAS-3 400GB SSDs 2 x Intel 1Gbase - T Ports & 1 Mellanox Connect - X3 FDR Infiniband Ports Redundant 2000W Platinum Level Efficiency PSU


Request more information Send to a friend View all servers

  • Applications

    Cloud Computing
    Video streaming
    Web hosting

  • BIOS Features

    ACPI 1.0
    ACPI 2.0
    APM 1.2
    PCI 2.2
    Plug and Play (PnP)
    SMBIOS 2.3
    USB keyboard support

  • BIOS Type

    128MB SPI Flash with AMI UEFI

  • Buttons

    Power On/Off button
    System Reset button
    UID button

  • Certifications

    80 Plus Platinum (94%+)

  • Chipset

    Intel C612 Express chipset

  • Colour


  • CPU Cores


  • CPU Family

    Intel Xeon

  • CPU Manufacturer


  • CPU Model

    E5-2698 v3

  • CPU Quantity (Installed)


  • CPU Quantity (Maximum)


  • CPU Series

    Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3

  • CPU Socket

    Dual Socket R3 (LGA 2011)

  • CPU Speed

    2.3 GHz

  • Drive Bays

    6 x 2.5" Hot-swap SAS/SATA

  • Error Detection

    Corrects single-bit errors
    Detects double-bit errors (using ECC memory)

  • Expansion Slots

    1 x (x16) PCI-E 3.0 Low-profile

  • Form Factor


  • GPU Manufacturer


  • GPU Model

    Aspeed AST2400 BMC

  • HDD's (Installed)

    2 x 200GB Seagate SAS SSD

  • Infiniband Controller

    Mellanox ConnectX-3 FDR Infiniband 56Gbps Controller

  • Input/Output

    1 x External QSFP Infiniband Connector
    1 x Fast UART 16550 port / 1 Header
    1 x RJ45 Dedicated IPMI LAN port
    1 x VGA port
    2 x RJ45 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports
    2 x USB 3.0 ports
    6 x SAS3 (12Gbps) ports

  • IPMI

    IPMI 2.0 with virtual media over LAN and KVM-over-LAN support
    Support for Intelligent Platform Management Interface v.2.0

  • LED indicators

    2 x Network activity LEDs
    Hard drive activity LED
    Power status LED

  • Manufacturer


  • Memory (Installed)


  • Memory (Maximum)


  • Memory Slots


  • Memory Speed


  • Memory Type

    DDR4 ECC Registered DIMM

  • Memory Voltage


  • Network Adapter

    Intel i350-AM2 Dual Port Gigabit Ethernet
    Realtek RTL8201N PHY (dedicated IPMI)
    Supports 10BASE-T, 100BASE-TX, and 1000BASE-T, RJ45 output
    Virtual Machine Device Queues reduce I/O overhead

  • Number of Nodes


  • Product Range

    Boston Quattro

  • PSU Output Capacity

    2000 Watts

  • RAID Support (SAS)

    RAID 0
    RAID 1
    RAID 5
    RAID 6
    RAID 10
    RAID 50

  • Redundant Power Supply?


  • SAS Controller

    LSI 3108 SAS3 (12Gbps) controller

  • System Bus

    QPI up to 9.6 GT/s

  • System Cooling

    4 x 8cm heavy duty PWM fans with optimal fan speed control

Get in touch to discuss our range of solutions

+44 (0) 1727 876 100

Find your solution

Test out any of our solutions at Boston Labs

To help our clients make informed decisions about new technologies, we have opened up our research & development facilities and actively encourage customers to try the latest platforms using their own tools and if necessary together with their existing hardware. Remote access is also available

Contact us

There are no events coming up right now.