High Scalability Computing Platform for Critical Application Workloads

Key Features:

  • Extreme performance: CPUs of up to 28 cores and 56 threads, and max 205W TDP
  • 16GB 24* 2666 MT/ s NVDIMM memory
  • 12* hot swap NVMe SSD
  • 2* dual-width GPUs each delivering 20 trillion FP16 performance
  • Flexible expansion: up to 48* 2.5”/3.5” hard drives, 12* U.2 NVMe SSD, 2 built-in M.2 SSDs


Inspur NF8480M5 is a high-end 4-Socket server based on Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processor, providing powerful computing capability, high scalability and excellent RAS features. It is ideal for in-memory database, ERP, CRM, data analysis, virtual machine and data-intensive applications.


Extreme Performance

NF8480M5 adopts the brand-new intelligent computing acceleration technology to provide better performance according to user’s application. It supports all kind of high performance technologies and features such as:

  • Intel® Xeon® scalable processors, with CPUs of up to 28 cores and 56 threads, and a maximum TDP of 205W
    Up to 48* 2,933MHz DDR4 ECC RDIMM or LRDIMM memories with high speed, high availability and up to 6T memory
  • 12* hot swap NVMe SSD and full flash configurations. This server provides up to 7.5 million+ IOPS, and with this extreme storage I/O brings qualitative leap of the storage performance.
  • 2* dual-width GPUs with a single GPU providing 20 trillion FP16 floating-point computing performance which bring exciting possibilities for deep learning application.

Flexible Expansion

Inspur NF8480M5 supports up to 24* 2.5”/3.5” storage devices (maximum 12* NVMe SSDs included) and 2 built-in M.2 SSDs, which can be used as OS boot drive. With 15* PCIe3.0 slots and 1* OCP slot, NF8480M5 is perfect for the demanding workloads requiring high performance and flexible configurations.

Stability and Reliability

It adopts the innovative E-SRA architecture with BMC software dual-level write protection, and independent BIOS refreshing through BMC, which ensures a safe and reliable firmware upgrade.

It leverages IMD enhanced memory protection and PCIe hot swap technology.

The system adopts the new generation LIDS (optic channel diagnosis system) and DSFI (deep system failure insight) technology which can have real-time full access to underlying faults information, therefore greatly improving troubleshooting efficiency and accelerating the system fault recovery.

Model NF8480M5
Form Factor 4U Rackmount, 448.0mm (W) * 175.5mm (H) * 812mm (D)
Processor 2 or 4 new generation Intel® Xeon® scalable processor, TDP 205W
Chipset Intel® C620 Series Chipset
Memory Up to 48 DIMMs, with the maximum memory frequency up to 2933 MHz
Supports RDIMM / LRDIMM, NVDIMM and Optane™ PMem
Storage Up to 24*2.5/3.5-inch SAS/SATA Drives
Up to 12*U.2 NVMe SSDs
2 built-in M.2 SSDs, and soft RAID 0/1
Disk Controller Supports 12G RAID card, RAID0, 1, 10, 1E, 5, 50, 6, 60, etc.,
Capacitor Cache protection
Provides RAID status migration and RAID configuration memory
Expansion Up to 16 PCIe3.0 slots and 1 OCP slot
Front I/O 2 USB 3.0 interfaces, 1 VGA interface, 1 RJ45 system serial port and LCD
diagnostic display
Rear I/O 4 USB 3.0 interfaces, 1 VGA interface, 1 special MGMT port, 1 BMC diagnosis serial port and 1 system serial port
Network Supports 40-gigabit; CP NIC card and OCP PHY card, and NCS for OCP A
Supports network advanced characteristics including wake-up on LAN, network redundancy and load balancing
Management Supports remote management control, such as IPMI2.0, KVM over IP, SOL and SNMP
1 rear BMC special MGMT port and 1 BMC diagnosis serial port for off-line fault diagnosis
Safety TPM2.0 with LPC & SPI interfaces
OS Microsoft Windows Sever, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise
Server, CentOS, Vmware ESXi, etc
Certification CCC, CE, FCC, CB, UL, KC, RCM and BIS
Power Supply Supports full power grid AC inputs, 240/336V high voltage DC input and -48V low voltage DC input
Supports platinum-level 550/800/1,300/1,600W CRPS power supply module,
and 1+1/2+1 /2+2/3+1 redundancy
Working Temperature & Humidity 5 – 35°C
Performance benchmark SPEC official result
Best application: Intel Xeon Platinum 8270Intel Xeon Gold 6230NIntel Xeon Gold 6252

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