Data Sheet
March 2016
The scalable enterprise server
NEC Express5800/A1040c
Key Features
• Enterprise-class 4-socket/4U rack server
• Support for the Intel® Xeon® Processor E7 v3 Family
• Easy manageability with integrated EXPRESSSCOPE® Engine
• Operation-able in 40°C (104°F)
NEC Express5800/A1040c is an enterprise-class quad-socket 4U rack
server based on the Intel Xeon Processor E7 v3 Family. The server
offers the highest level of performance, easy management and efficiency
needed for compute-intensive and memory-hungry applications in
physical and virtualized environments.
NEC Express5800/A1040c, armed with the NEC EXPRESSSCOPE ®
Engine SP3, a specially designed baseboard management controller,
provides extensive remote management capabilities. The server offers
high power efficiency as well, with industry leading intelligent power
management with 80 PLUS ® Platinum certified power supply enabling
the high power efficiency operation.
Exceptional Performance
Easy Management
NEC Express5800/A1040c is a scale-up server designed with massive
Influenced by mainframe architectures, NEC Express5800/A1040c is
applications in physical and virtualized environment.
baseboard management controller. This provides extensive remote
resource pool to support compute-intensive and memory-hungry
Powered by the Intel ® Xeon ® Processor E7 v3 Family, inheriting the
supercomputer high performance technology, the NEC’s sixth generation
enterprise server supports up to 4 processors / 72 cores / 144 threads,
4.0 terabyte of memory, and 16 PCIe 3.0 slots.
High Efficiency
NEC Express5800/A1040c offers high power efficiency in 4U design.
Industry-leading intelligent power management with 80 PLUS® Platinum
certified power supply enable the high power efficiency operation. The
server operates in temperatures as high as 40 degrees Celsius, which
reduces the total power consumption by lowering cooling requirements.
armed with the EXPRESSSCOPE® Engine SP3, a specially designed
management capabilities, including ultra granular component health
monitoring, remote controlling of the system, and BID
(built-in-diagnostics), allowing for quick diagnostics of faulted
NEC Express5800/A1040c
Hardware Specifications
Form factor / height
4U rack
Number of processors
1 to 4
Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-8890 v3 (2.5 GHz/18-core/45 MB)
Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-8880 v3 (2.3 GHz/18-core/45 MB)
Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-8870 v3 (2.1 GHz/18-core/45 MB)
Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-4850 v3 (2.2 GHz/14-core/35 MB)
Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-4820 v3 (1.9 GHz/10-core/25MB)
Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-4809 v3 (2.0 GHz/8-core/20 MB)
Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-8891 v3 (2.8 GHz/10-core/45 MB)
Intel® Xeon® Processor E7-8893 v3 (3.2 GHz/4-core/45 MB)
Memory type
DDR4-2133 Registered DIMM (8/16/32 GB), DDR4-2133 Load Reduced DIMM (32/64 GB)
Memory slots
Maximum memory
4 TB
Storage type
Hot plug 2.5-inch SAS HDD, Hot-plug 2.5-inch SAS SSD
Maximum internal drive bays
Maximum internal storage
HDD: 9.6 TB, SSD: 3.2 TB
Removable media
Internal or external drive (option)
Expansion slots
14x PCI Express 3.0 (x8 lane, x8 socket) (Low Profile, 167.6 mm in length)
2x PCI Express 3.0 (x4 lane, x8 socket) (Low Profile, 167.6 mm in length)
Video (VRAM)
Embedded in management controller chip (8 MB)
1x Management LAN connector (1000 BASE-T / 100 BASE-TX / 10 BASE-T, RJ45, rear)
Up to 4 80 PLUS® Platinum certified power supply / Redundancy and hot plug supported
Maximum power consumption (200V)
2351 VA / 2304 Watt
5 x USB 2.0 (3x front, 1x rear, 1x internal), 1 x VGA (front), 1 x SUV (2x USB, 1x VGA, 1x Serial, rear)
Dimensions (W x D x H)
443.0 x 719.3 x 174.5 mm (4U rack height)
482.6 x 891.0 x 175.5 mm (including protruding objects and guide rails)
Maximum weight
53 kg
Temperature and humidity conditions
Operating: 10 to 40 °C / 50 to 104 °F, 20 to 80%
Non-operating: -10 to 55°C / 14 to 131 °F, 20 to 80%
Operating systems and
virtualization software
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012 Standard / Datacenter
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012 R2 Standard / Datacenter
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 6.6 or later (x86_64)
VMware ® ESXi™ 5.5 Update 2
VMware ® ESXi™ 6.0
For further information please contact your local NEC representative or:
Corporate Headquarters (Japan)
NEC Corporation
North America (USA, Canada)
NEC Corporation of America
APAC (South Asia, South East Asia, Oceania)
NEC Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.
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