Data Sheet

The 1U slim rack server
NEC Express5800/R120b-1
High density mounting
The Express5800/R120b-1 is a dual-socket 1U rack server enabling
high-density mounting and combines outstanding performance, reliability,
energy saving parts and green technology. Suitable for businesses seeking
to maximize processing power in space constrained environments.
Ideal environments and applications
Mid-sized businesses, corporate datacenters and remote branch
offices, Internet service providers, application service providers. Perfect
for front-end applications for proxy, firewall, VPN, load balancing, HPC,
and cache servers.
Advanced system management
R120b-1 comes standard with a practical remote management
solution. Remote monitoring and management are possible through
a Web browser regardless of the status of the operating system and
even when the platform is turned off.
NEC Express5800/R120b-1
High performance
Energy saving
• Powered by Intel® Xeon® 5600 series
• Up to 192GB DDR3L-1333 memory
• Two PCI Express 2.0 support
• High-speed 6Gb/s SAS HDD
• Up to three 3.5-inch SATA or six 2.5inch SAS/SATA disk drives with RAID
0/1/5/6/10/50 capability
Simplified manageability
• 1.35v low-voltage DDR3L memory
• The EXPRESSBUILDER setup support
tool provides step-by-step guidance via
intuitive GUI and automates the setup
process to reduce hands-on management.
• NEC engineered dynamic fan control
• 80 PLUS® Gold certified power supply
achieving maximum power conversion
rate of 92% to reduce AC/DC loss and
increase power efficiency
• The ESMPRO management software
and the EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 2
remote management controller interact
to monitor, control and troubleshoot
from a remote console.
Hardware Specification
Number of processor: 1-2
Intel® Xeon® Processor X5690 (3.46 GHz/6-core/12 MB)*
Intel® Xeon® Processor X5675 (3.06 GHz/6-core/12 MB)*
Intel® Xeon® Processor X5650 (2.66 GHz/6-core/12 MB)
Intel® Xeon® Processor E5645 (2.40 GHz/6-core/12 MB)*
Intel® Xeon® Processor L5640 (2.26 GHz/6-core/12 MB)*
Intel® Xeon® Processor E5620 (2.40 GHz/4-core/12 MB)
Intel® Xeon® Processor E5606 (2.13 GHz/4-core/8 MB)
* 2.5-inch disk drive model only
DDR3-1333 ECC registered low power DIMM (1/2/4/8 GB),
DDR3-1066 ECC registered low power DIMM (16 GB)
Max.: 192 GB (12 x 16 GB)
Maximum storage
3.5-inch SATA: 9 TB (3 x 3 TB)
2.5-inch SAS: 5.4 TB (6 x 900 GB), 2.5-inch SATA: 6 TB (6 x 1 TB), 2.5-inch SSD: 600 GB (6 x 100 GB)
Removable media
1 bay for optical disk drive
Expansion slots
Total: 2 slots available*, **
1 PCIe 2.0 x8 (x8 connector)
1 PCIe 2.0 x16 (x16 connector)
* The slot mix changes by installing optional riser card ** Plus one dedicated slot for a RAID controller
Integrated in the Server Management Controller (32 MB)
2 1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T + 1 100BASE-TX for management
Power consumption
710 VA / 700 Watt (max., at 100 VAC)
Redundant power supply
Optional, hot plug
Redundant cooling fan
Server Management Controller (EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 2)
2 VGA, 1 keyboard, 1 mouse, 1 serial*, 4 USB 2.0 (plus 4 internal USB 2.0),
2 LAN, 1 management LAN
* Total 2 with optional port
Dimensions (W x D x H) and weight
427.5 x 722.0 x 43.5 mm / 16.8 x 28.4 x 1.7 in (1U)
Max.: 21 kg / 46.3 lb
Temperature and humidity condition
Operating: 10 to 35°C / 50 to 95°F , 20 to 80%
Non-operating: -10 to 50°C / 14 to 122°F, 20 to 80%
Operating systems and
virtualization software
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003, Standard Edition (SP1 or later) / Enterprise Edition (SP1 or later)
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003 R2, Standard Edition / Enterprise Edition
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003 R2, Standard x64 Edition / Enterprise x64 Edition
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Standard / Enterprise
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 Standard (x64) / Enterprise (x64)
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 R2 Standard / Enterprise
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®
VMware® ESX™i 4.1
Note : For Linux support, go to the NEC website at, or contact our sales representative
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Cat. No. E99-12020006E
R120b-1 March 2012
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