Data Sheet

The flexible workgroup server
NEC Express5800/T120b-E
Flexibility for high-growth SMBs
The Express5800/T120b-E is a dual-socket server designed to deliver
high performance and provide large internal storage capacity. Perfect
for mid-sized businesses looking for reliable and robust computing
power with flexible configurations to support future business growth.
Available in either a 5U rack or a tower form factor.
Ideal environments and applications
with local database, and e-mail, file, and printing servers.
Value server for TCO reduction
Optimized design delivers exceptional energy efficiency to answer
current and future business needs. The T120b-E also provides
excellent reliability and computing power, offering great value at a
fraction of the cost.
NEC Express5800/T120b-E
High performance
Energy saving
• Powered by Intel® Xeon® 5600 series
• First NEC tower model to support
energy efficient, low voltage processors
• Up to 192GB DDR3L-1333 memory
• 1.35v low-voltage DDR3L memory
• PCI Express 2.0 support
• 80 PLUS® certified power supply
• High-speed 6Gb/s SAS HDD
• NEC engineered dynamic fan control
technology to reduce power
• Large-capacity 2.5-inch 1TB SATA and
3.5-inch 2TB SATA HDD support with
RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50 capability
Simplified manageability
• The EXPRESSBUILDER setup support
tool provides step-by-step guidance via
intuitive GUI and automates the setup
process to reduce hands-on management.
• 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 E5650 (2.66 GHz/6-core/12 MB)
Intel® Xeon® Processor E5645 (2.40 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)
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: 12 TB (4 x 3 TB)
2.5-inch SAS: 7.2 TB (8 x 900 GB)
2.5-inch SATA: 8 TB (8 x 1 TB)
2.5-inch SSD: 800 GB (8 x 100 GB)
* 2.5 inch or 3.5 inch HDD cage is required to mount disk drives
Removable media
1 bay for optical disk drive
2 bays for internal tape drives
Expansion slots
Total: 6 slots available
4 PCIe 2.0 x8 (x8 connector)
1 PCIe x4 (x8 connector)
1 32 bit/33 MHz PCI
Integrated in the Server Management Controller (32 MB)
2 1000BASE-T/100BASE-TX/10BASE-T + 1 100BASE-TX for management
Power consumption
500 VA / 495 Watt (max., at 100 VAC)
Redundant power supply
Optional, hot plug
Redundant cooling fan
Server Management Controller (EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 2)
1 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
205.0 x 599.0 x 450.0 mm / 8.1 x 23.6 x 17.7 in (5U)
Max.: 26 kg / 57.32 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. E99-12020009E
T120b-E March 2012
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