ESC8000A-E12 4U Server

Key Applications

  •  Virtual Machines
  • Data Center
  • HPC
  • AI Training
  • All-flash Storage
  • HCI

Key Features

  • Powerful performance: Powered by AMD EPYC 9004 processors with 128 Zen 4c cores, 12-channel, up to 4800 MHz DDR5 and support for a maximum TDP of up to 400 watts per socket
  • AI and HPC workloads ready: Up to eight dual-slot active or passive GPUs, NVIDIA NVLink® bridge, and NVIDIA Bluefield DPU support to enable performance scaling
  • Power-efficient system design: Independent CPU and GPU airflow tunnels for thermal optimization and support for up to four 3000W Titanium redundant power supplies for uninterrupted operation
  • Comprehensive cooling solutions: Designed for both liquid cooling and enhanced air cooling based on CPU TDP for versatile workloads
  • Scale-up storage and expansion design: A total of eight bays in combination of Tri-Mode NVMe/SATA/SAS drives on the front panel and 11 PCIe 5.0 slots for higher bandwidth and system upgrade
  • Flexible networking module design: Optional OCP 3.0 module with PCIe 5.0 slot in rear panel for faster connectivity
  • Enhanced IT-infrastructure management: ASUS ASMB11-iKVM remote control with ASPEED AST2600, ASUS Control Center IT management software and hardware-level Root-of-Trust solution


Product Specifications

Processor / System Bus 2 x Socket (LGA 6096)
AMD EPYC™ 9004 series(up to 400W)
4th Generation AMD EPYC Processors with AMD 3D V-Cache technology
Memory Total Slots:
24 (12 channel per CPU, 12 DIMM per CPU)

Maximum up to 3TB per CPU socket

Memory Type:
DDR5 4800/4400 RDIMM/ 3DS RDIMM

Memory Size:
64GB, 32GB, 16GB RDIMM
256GB, 128GB RDIMM 3DS

* Refer to support page for more information
Drive Bays 8 x 3.5″ Front Hot-swap* Storage Bays
(Backplane supports up to 8 x NVMe**/SATA/SAS***)
*Only NVMe storage devices are hot-swappable
**NVMe support on selected SKUs
**SAS support requires an optional HBA/RAID card

1 x M.2 Socket, supports up to 22110 type (PCIe Gen3 x4 link)
Networking 2 x 10GbE LAN ports (RJ45, X710-AT2)
or 2 x Gigabit LAN ports (RJ45, I350-AM2)
1 x Management Port
Expansion Slots 8 x PCIe slots (Gen5 x16 link, FH,FL) for dual-slot GPU cards

SKU-1 (3PCIe)
Front: 1 x PCIe slot (Gen5 x8 link ,LP,HL) for HBA/RAID cards
Rear: 1 x PCIe slot (Gen5 x16 link) for NIC
1 x PCIe slot (Gen5 x8 link) for NIC

SKU-2 (2PCIe + 2NVMe)
Front: 1 x PCIe slot (Gen5 x8 link ,LP,HL) for HBA/RAID cards
Rear: 1x PCIe slot (Gen5 x16 link) for NIC

SKU-3 (1PCIe + 1OCP3.0 + 2NVMe)
Front: 1 x PCIe slot (Gen5 x8 link ,LP,HL) for HBA/RAID cards
Rear: 1 x OCP3.0 NIC socket (Gen5 x16 link)
Storage Optional Kits:
-Broadcom MegaRAID 9560-16i
-Broadcom MegaRAID 9540-8i
-ASUS PIKE II 3008 8-port HBA Card
-ASUS PIKE II 3108 8-port HW RAID Card
Multi-GPU Support Please find the latest GPU support from
Front I/0 Ports 2 x USB 3.2 Gen1 ports
Rear I/O Ports 1 x VGA port
1 x COM port
2 x 10GbE/1GbE LAN ports (RJ45, build for order)
1 x Management port (RJ45)
OS Support *Please find the latest OS support from
Management Solution ASUS Control Center Enterprise (in-band)
ASMB11-iKVM for (out-of-band/BMC AST2600)
Regulatory Compliance BSMI, CB, CE, FCC(Class A), RCM
Dimensions 800mm x 440mm x 174.5mm
Form Factor 4U
Weight Net Weight: 27kg
Gross Weight: 52kg
Power Supply 2+2 Redundant 2600W/3000W 80 PLUS Titanium Power Supply
2+1 Redundant 3000W 80 PLUS Titanium Power Supply Rating: 220-240 Vac, 15.5A(x4), 50-60 Hz
Environmental Operating Temperature:
10°C ~ 35°C
Non-operating Temperature:
-40°C to 70°C
Non-operating Humidity:
20% ~ 90% (non-condensing)

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