Data Sheet

The highly scalable enterprise server
Reliable server with scalability
The EXPRESS5800/R140b-4 server is a 4-socket 4U enterprise
platform designed to provide outstanding performance and
expandable capacity with proven enterprise-class reliability.
Perfect for space-constrained corporate data centers seeking
sufficient scale up capabilities for future growth.
Compute intensive, critical applications
Designed for companies running critical applications requiring
superior performance. An ideal platform for server consolidation,
enterprise computing, complex transactions and virtualization.
Advanced system management
R140b-4 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.
High performance
Scalability and flexibility
• Support for 8-, 6-, 4- core Intel® Xeon®
Processor 7500 series
Simplified manageability
• Supports massive internal storage: up to
eight 2.5-inch SAS disk drives with RAID
0/1/5/6/10/50 capability
• Supports up to 64 DDR3-1066 DIMMs
expandable up to 512GB
• Ten PCI Express expansion slots
• Four GbE ports supporting both teaming
and bonding
• 5-inch device bay for large-capacity
storage device (e.g. LTO tape drive)
• EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 2 remote
management controller and ESMPRO
management software interact to
monitor, control and troubleshoot from a
remote console.
• The EXPRESSBUILDER setup support
tool largely automates and simplifies
Hardware Specification
Number of processor: 2, 4
Intel® Xeon® Processor X7560 (2.26GHz/8C/24MB)
Intel® Xeon® Processor E7530 (1.86GHz/6C/12MB)
Intel® Xeon® Processor E7520 (1.86GHz/4C/18MB)
DDR3-1066 ECC registered DIMM
Max.: 512GB (64 x 8GB)
Maximum storage
2.5-inch SAS: 7.2TB (8 x 900GB)
2.5-inch SATA: 8TB (8 x 1TB)
2.5-inch SSD: 800TB (8 x 100GB)
Removable media
1 bay for optical disk drive
1 bay for internal tape drive
Expansion slots
Total: 10 slots available*
1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (x16 connector)
4 x PCIe 2.0 x8 (x8 connector)
3 x PCIe 2.0 x4 (x8 connector)
2 x PCIe x4 (x8 connector)
* Plus one dedicated slot for a RAID controller
Integrated in the Server Management Controller (32MB)
4 x 1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T
Power consumption
2430VA/2383W (max., at 100V)
Redundant power supply
Optional, hot plug
Redundant cooling fan
Standard, hot plug
Server Management Controller (EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 2)
2 x VGA, 5 x USB 2.0 (plus 3 x internal USB 2.0), 1 x serial*, 4 x LAN, 1 x management LAN
Dimensions (W x D x H) and weight
483 x 757 x 176 mm / 19 x 29.8 x 6.9 in (4U)
Max.: 56kg / 123.46lb
Temperature and humidity conditions
Operating: 10 to 35 °C / 20 to 80% (non-condensing)
Non-operating: -10 to 50°C / 20 to 80% (non-condensing)
Operating systems and
virtualization software
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® 5.5 or later
VMware® ESX™i 4.1
* Total 2 with optional port
Note : For Linux support, go to the NEC website at, or contact your local NEC sales office
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Cat. No. E05-11070002E
R140b-4 July 2011
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