Cubix Xpander Rackmount 16 5U Gen 2 PCIe Expansion Enclosure

BH #CUXPRMX16844 • MFR #XPRM-X16-844A
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Cubix Xpander Rackmount 16 5U Gen 2 PCIe Expansion Enclosure
Key Features
  • 2 x PCIe Gen 2 x16 Slots
  • 4 x Slots in Each of 2 x MIBs
  • x16, 136-Pin Connector Type
  • Up to 250 Mating Cycles/Connector
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The Xpander Rackmount 16 5U Gen 2 PCIe Expansion Enclosure from Cubix provides four Main Interface Boards (MIBs), each connected to a host with a PCIe x16 cable and four PCIe x16 slots for a total of 16 single-slot GPUs or 8 double-slot GPUs with top-connected auxiliary power cables. The host must have at least one PCIe x16 expansion slot available for the Host Interface Controller (HIC). Connect each MIB to one of four HICs in one host or each MIB to a HIC in each of four host computers. Each MIB inside the Rackmount 16 enclosure connects to one HIC in one host computer.
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Cubix Rackmount 16 Overview

The Xpander Rackmount 16 5U Gen 2 PCIe Expansion Enclosure from Cubix provides four Main Interface Boards (MIBs), each connected to a host with a PCIe x16 cable and four PCIe x16 slots for a total of 16 single-slot GPUs or 8 double-slot GPUs with top-connected auxiliary power cables. The host must have at least one PCIe x16 expansion slot available for the Host Interface Controller (HIC). Connect each MIB to one of four HICs in one host or each MIB to a HIC in each of four host computers. Each MIB inside the Rackmount 16 enclosure connects to one HIC in one host computer.

One host computer can support all MIBs inside the Rackmount 16 enclosure if the host has fourPCIe x16 slots available. Rackmount 16 provides a set of four PCIe Generation 2 (Gen 2) x16 slots for Graphical Processing Units (GPUs), which you can use for graphical-rendering, for high performance computing (HPC) and other Compute Unified Device Architecture (CUDA) enabled tasks. Xpander Rackmount 16 can also support PCIe connected solid-state drives (SSDs) or other PCIe adapters with multiple Input/Output (I/O) ports, including FireWire, USB 2.0, and high-definition (HD) audio.

Four PCIe Gen 2 x16 expansion slots that support dual-slot and single-slot cards per Main Interface Board
Four Main Interface Boards per 5RU rackmount Xpander provide 16 total slots
An independent power supply per Main Interface Board with temperature-controlled cooling fans
It has a straightforward installation, as you can install a HIC in the host and drivers for devices in Xpander
Front-panel management LCD monitors power, temperature, fans, and link and slot status

Benefits

Install GPUs for fast hardware acceleration or install multi-function PCIe cards
Adds 16 single-slot GPUs connected to one to four rackmount computers
Adds 16 single-wide GPUs per Xpander Rackmount 16
Monitor status of power supplies, temperature, and fans, as well as links and slots

Cubix Rackmount 16 Specs

General
Expansion Slots16 x PCIe 2.0 x16
Supported PCI Card SizesFull-Height, Full-Length, Double-Width
Host ConnectionPCIe x16 Slot
Power
PCIe Connectors2 x 6-Pin
2 x 8-Pin
AC Input Power100 to 240 VAC, 50 / 60 Hz at 3.5 to 6 A
Cooling
Fans4
Maximum Airflow112 CFM
Environmental
Operating Temperature32 to 86°F / 0 to 30°C
Operating Humidity5 to 80%
Physical
Status MonitoringLCD Screen, LED Indicator
Host Cable Length6.6' / 2 m
Dimensions19 x 8.75 x 24.5" / 48.26 x 22.23 x 62.23 cm
Weight55 lb / 24.9 kg
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