The high-capacity rack server
NEC Express5800/R120d-2E(Storage-Rich)
Scalable and Green
The Express5800/R120d-2E, a small footprint server, provides
exceptional performance, scalability, and enterprise-class
availability. This server offers large-capacity drives and memory
to support growth of your business. NEC’s industry-leading
cooling technology enables operation at 40-degree Celsius
(104 Fahrenheit) to reduce power consumption by minimizing
cooling requirements.
For Storage-intensive Workloads
The Express5800/R120d-2E, an Intel® processor-based ‘storage
rich’ dual-socket 2U rack-mount, is perfect for high-performance
and drive scalability in a small space. To keep your business
running during a system error and to minimize its impact, the
R120d-2E supports various redundant components in addition
to remote management functions. Suitable for small- to
medium-sized businesses, file servers, and backup servers.
NEC Express5800/R120d-2E(Storage-Rich)
High Performance
Superior Energy Efficiency
• Supports the Intel® Xeon® E5-2400 product
family 6-core processor for maximum energy
efficiency and performance
• Up to 38 TB drive capacity - perfect for
consolidation of file servers or to use as a
backup server at medium-sized businesses
Simplified Manageability
• 80 PLUS® Platinum certified power supply
• EXPRESSSCOPE Engine 3 supports
remote management in a secure
communication environment without any
special software
• Cold-standby mode maximize
AC/DC efficiency for any size system
• NEC’s cooling technology and intelligent
fan control minimize power consumption for
cooling speeds
• RAID controller with CacheCade™
technology and a dual-core I/O processor
for significant reduction in I/O latency
• Standard with NEC’s unique setup tool,
the EXPRESSBUILDER, to enable auto OS
installation on a 2-minute manual setting
without technical skills
Hardware Specification
Form factor / height
2U Rack
Number of processors
1 to 2
Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2403 (1.80 GHz/4-core/10 MB)
Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2430 (2.20 GHz/6-core/15 MB)
Memory type
Memory slots
Maximum memory
384 GB
Storage type
Hot plug 2.5-inch SAS and SATA HDD, Hot plug 2.5-inch SAS and SATA SSD
Hot plug 3.5-inch SATA HDD
Maximum internal drive bays
24 to 26 2.5-inch with optional drive cage
12 3.5-inch plus 2 2.5-inch with optional 2.5-inch drive cage
Maximum internal storage
38 TB
Removable media
Expansion slots
1 PCIe x8 Gen 3, 2 PCIe x4 Gen 3, 1 PCIe x4 Gen 2, 1 PCIe x1 Gen 2, 1 PCIe x8 Gen 3 for a RAID controller
Video (VRAM)
Integrated in the server management controller (32 MB)
4 1000BASE-T plus 1 100BASE-TX for management
Maximum power consumption
889 VA / 877 Watt (at 100 VAC)
Redundant power supply
Optional, hot plug
Redundant cooling fan
Optional, hot plug
Power supplies
800 Watt
Systems management
2 VGA, 1 to 2 serial, 6 USB 2.0 (plus 3 internal USB 2.0), 4 LAN, 1 management LAN
Dimensions (W x D x H) and maximum weight
448.4 x 696.3 x 87.4 mm / 17.6 x 27.4 x 3.4 in / 33 kg / 72.75 lbs.
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® 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
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 6
VMware® ESX™ 4
VMware® ESX™i 5
* In specific configurations, the operable ambient temperature is up to 35°C/95°F
Note : For Linux support, go to the NEC website at, or contact our sales representative
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Cat. No. E99-12050008E
R120d-2E(Storage-Rich) May 2012
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