Supermicro SuperChassis 836BA-R920B (Black)

Product Overview

£951.10 (ex VAT) | £1,141.32 (inc VAT)

The Supermicro 836BA-R920B storage chassis supports 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, the industry's highest storage density for a 3U system.


Supermicro SuperChassis 836BA-R920B (Black)

Supermicro's SC836 storage chassis range 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

920W Redundant Power Supplies 80 PLUS, 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) 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


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  • Backplane

    3U Direct Attached Backplane

  • Backplane Features

    3Gb/6Gb support
    Four SFF 8087 connectors
    SAS/SATA support
    SES-2 Enclosure Management Support

  • Buttons

    Power On/Off button
    System Reset button

  • Certifications

    80 Plus Platinum (94%+)

  • Colour


  • CPU Family

    AMD Opteron
    Intel Xeon

  • Drive Bays

    2 x 2.5" Hot-swap SAS/SATA
    16 x 3.5" Hot-swap SAS Drive Bays with SES2 (dual-channel)

  • Expansion Slots

    7 x full-height full-length expansion slots

  • Form Factor


  • Input/Output

    1 x DB9 COM Port
    2 x USB ports

  • LED indicators

    2 x Network activity LEDs
    Hard drive activity LED
    Power fail LED
    Power status LED
    System Overheat LED

  • Manufacturer


  • Motherboard Form Factor

    Extended ATX

  • Peripheral Drives

    Slim 1.44MB Floppy Drive (Optional)
    Slim DVD-ROM Drive (optional)

  • PSU Output Capacity

    920 Watts

  • Redundant Power Supply?


  • System Cooling

    2 x 80mm Rear-exhaust Fans
    3 x 80mm Hot-swap PWM Fans

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