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Sun Servers
1 May 2009
Sun Blade 6000 and 6048 Now Support PCI Express 2.0
Provides up to Twice the Speed of PCIe 1.1 Technology

The Sun Blade 6000 and 6048 chassis passive midplanes have been updated to support PCI Express 2.0 (a.k.a. Gen2) technology, which provides up to twice the speed of the PCIe 1.1 technology utilized in the 1st generation chassis midplane. Sun also is introducing an Assemble-to-Order (ATO) process for select HPC configurations of the Sun Blade 6048 Modular System where Sun will ship a customer's chassis with server and I/O modules inserted. Along with these new products, Sun will be retiring the Sun Blade 6000 A90-A, Sun Blade 6048 B22-B Chassis, and select configurations of the Sun Blade X6250 Server Module.
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30 Apr 2009
Sun Cooling Door 5600
Capable of Removing 100% of Heat Generated by the Sun Blade 6048

The Sun Cooling Door 5600 System is an energy efficient cooling system for the Sun Blade 6048 Modular System. As a rear door heat exchanger, it removes heat right at the source through the use of refrigerant gas technology and leveraging the Liebert XD system cooling infrastructure. Current Liebert XDP (refrigerant/coolant distribution unit) capacity is 160 kW and it will support up to four Sun Cooling Doors 5600. Minimum load for Liebert XDP operation is 32 kW and the maximum capacity for the Sun Cooling Door 5600 is 35 kW.
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