S5X | D53X-1U

Ultimate Compute Performance and Security Architecture3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processor Ice Lake based dual socket platform.Up to 3x UPI at 11.2 GT/sec CPU interconnect speed.Advance system cooling support up to 270W

Ultimate Compute Performance and Security Architecture

  • 3rd Gen Intel Xeon Scalable Processor Ice Lake based dual socket platform.
  • Up to 3x UPI at 11.2 GT/sec CPU interconnect speed.
  • Advance system cooling support up to 270W CPU TDP per socket
  • Memory capacity up to 8TB with 8 channel DDR4 memory and 12TB with 2nd Gen Intel® Optane™ PMem 200 Series Barlow Pass.
  • Up to 3x Single Width Tesla T4 GPU in 1U system.
  • System optimized for cloud, enterprise, AI, HPC, network, security and IoT workloads.

Flexible and Scalable Configurations

  • Industry most expansions in 1U system with up to 5x PCIe Gen 4 slots, supporting 200GbE networking bandwidth in x16 PCIe Gen 4 slots.
  • Flexible I/O options with a variety of SAS mezzanine and OCP mezzanine options for diverse configurations. 
  • Vast variety of storage configurations, supporting All Flash, Tiered and Hybrid SKUs.
  • 2x onboard PCIe M.2 2230 slot.

Enhanced Security

  • Chassis intrusion triggered when top cover removed while AC/DC on, to alter and log any possible breach to your QCT servers.

Quick Deployment with Great Serviceability

  • Tool-less, hot-swap designs for drive trays, riser brackets and fan modules.
  • Auto back-up BMC event logs in MicroSD without opening chassis.
  • Easy service with OCP3.0 pull-tab & ejector without opening chassis.

Easy Management

  • Secure and dynamic data administration of data center resources with Orqestra (QCT System Manager).
  • Monitor up to 5000 devices per Orqestra module.


Processor Type

3rd gen Intel® Xeon Scalable processor

Max. TDP Support


Number of Processors

(2) per node

Internal Interconnect


L3 Cache

Up to 57MB

Form Factor



W x H x D (inch)

17.3 x 1.7 x 30.7

W x H x D (mm)

440 x 43.2 x 780


C621A Series


Default Configuration

2.5" Hot-plug

3.5" Hot-plug

SATA/ SAS/ NVME support

SKU - #1

[All Flash SKU]:

(12) 2.5" hot-plug SATA/ NVMe SSD

SKU - #2

[SFF Tiered SKU]:

(4) 2.5" hot-plug SATA/SAS drives + (8) 2.5" hot-plug NVMe/SATA/SAS drives

SKU - #3

[Hybrid SKU]:

(4) 3.5"/2.5" hot-plug SATA/SAS drives, (4) 7mm NVMe/SATA/SAS drives (optional)


Total Slots



Up to 8TB DIMM

Up to 12TB DIMM+PMEM (200 series)

Memory Type



- Intel® Optane™ PMem 200 series (BPS) 128, 256, 512GB supported on selected CPU SKUs

Memory Size

16G, 32G, 64G, 128G, 256G RDIMM/LRDIMM/3DS DIMM

Expansion Slot

SKU - #1

Option 1

(1) PCIe 4.0 x8 OCP 3.0 mezzanine slot SFF

(1) PCIe 4.0 x8 Internal SAS Mezzanine slot

(2) PCIe 4.0 x16 FHHL

SKU - #2

Option 2

(1) PCIe 4.0 x8 OCP 3.0 mezzanine slot SFF

(1) PCIe 4.0 x8 Internal SAS Mezzanine slot

(3) PCIe 4.0 x16 HHHL

Network Controller


Dedicated (1) GbE management port

Optional NIC

Please refer to our Compatible Component List for more information*

Front I/O

(2) USB 3.0, (1) PWR BTN/LED, (1) ID BTN/LED, (1) Reset BTN, (1) Status LED, (1) PFR LED

Storage Controller


Intel® 621A

14x SATA3 6Gb/s ports


Optional Controller

Quanta LSI® PCIe Gen4 3816 12Gb/s SAS mezzanine

Quanta LSI® PCIe Gen4 3916 12Gb/s SAS mezzanine (RAID 0,1,5,6,10,50,60)

Intel® VROC Upgrade Module for PCIe SSD

(Please refer to the CCL for more options)

Power Supply

1+1 High efficiency redundant hot-plug Platinum/Titanium 800W/1200W/1600W AC PSU, Gold 1200W/1600W -48V DC PSU

Onboard Storage

(2) 2230 PCIE M.2 on board for Booting OS


8x dual rotor fans (15+1 redundant)

System Management

Redfish v1.9

IPMI v2.0 Compliant, on board "KVM over IP" support

Orqestra (QCT System Manager) (Optional)

Rear I/O

(2) USB 3.0, (1)RS232 serial port, (1) VGA port, (1)Micro USB (COM port), (1) ID LED, (1)PFR LED, (1) MicroSD

Operating Environment

Operating temperature: 5°C to 40°C

Non-operating temperature: -40°C to 70°C

Operating relative humidity: 20% to 85%RH

Non-operating relative humidity: 10% to 95%RH


TPM 1.2/2.0 SPI module

Datasheet 1
Title Version Date Size
S5X-1U DS 1 3-8-20 454KB
Title Version Date Size
HS Product Catalog 1 3/8/20 6371KB

S5X | D53X-1U

Balanced architecture with built-in acceleration and advanced security

  • 3rd Gen Intel® Xeon Scalable processor Ice Lake empowered
  • PCIe Gen 4 platform ready
  • Support up to 200GbE with PCIe x16 Networking bandwidth
  • Upgrade data protection with Intel SGX, Intel® Crypto Acceleration, and PRF (optional)
  • AI acceleration optimized, up to 3 x Tesla T4 GPU support in 1U system
  • Enhanced serviceability with tool-less, hot-swap designs

  • $AUD $4,041.03

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