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The 5208R-i20 offers exceptional performance and value in a 1U server platform. 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors deliver superior performance per-core, and enhanced memory capability makes the 5208R-i20 a fast and versatile server. The 5208R-i20 configured with eight SSD or NVMe drives make an ideal high-performance all-flash array for robust virtualized environments with demanding applications. This server is a perfect fit for data center and enterprise applications that require a High-Performance-Computing platform. We also recommend using the 5208R-i20 as an Edge-Point™ or redundant Hyper-Edge™ device within a Hybrid-Cloud Solution. Nfina’s Hybrid Edge-Cloud™ is a fully managed Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Disaster Recovery-as-a-Service (DRaaS) Solution designed to simplify, protect, and ransomware proof your business. Copies of critical data are maintained on and off-site, ensuring information is always available for ransomware recovery and downtime is limited.


Form Factor 1U rack-mount enclosure
Processor 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors
Number of Processors 2
CPU Cores Up to 28 cores per processor
CPU Speed 2.7GHz to 4.0GHz per processor
CPU Cache Up to 39MB per processor
Memory 24 DIMM slots, 1.5TB max memory capacity
Intel® Optane™ support
Memory Speed 2933MHz
RAID Hardware RAID optional, Caching available
Virtual RAID on CPU (VROC) RAID Options for NVMe Drives:
- VROC Premium (0,1,5,10)
- VROC Standard (0,1,5) - or -
- Passthrough (No RAID)
Front Drives 8 x 2.5” hot-swap drive bays. Supports NVMe, SSD, and HDD
Internal Drives 2 x M.2 NVMe/SSDs (2280), PCIe or SATA 
Storage Capacity Up to 122TB, drive type dependent
I/O Specifications 5  x USB (2 front, 3 rear), 2 x VGA (1 front, 1 rear)
LAN Ports 2 x 10GbE (10/1000/10000) and 1x 1GbE (Management port)
iWARP RDMA Ethernet Yes
PCIe Slots 2 x PCIe x16 Gen 3 
Power Supplies 2 x Redundant hot-swap PS @ 1100W AC each
Remote Management IPMI 2.0, KVM over HTML5
TPM Version 2.0, optional
Software Certifications           VMware® ESXi™ 6.0, 6.5, 6.7, 7.0 certified

OS Supported

Microsoft® Windows Server® 2016, 2019, Windows® 10 Pro/Enterprise, VMware® ESXi™ 6.0, 6.5, 6.7, 7.0,
Open-E JovianDSS™ & DSS7, Red Hat® RHEL 5, 6, 7x, SUSE® SLES 11, 12, Ubuntu 14, 15, 16, 17,
CentOS™ 6, 7, XenServer® 6.5-7.6, more options available

Warranty 5 years