Grande Vitesse Systems
VTR storage workstations server
GVS9000 4XU Pro 12-core

Product Specification:
Running on the most powerful 64-Bit OS with 64-Bit machine in the industry, Mac OS X and Linux, GVS9000 4XU Pro Quad-core offers users the utmost in expansion capability, and delivers outstanding performance for demanding applications where stability and speed crucial element for industries such as Aerospace, Audio/Video HD editing, Biotechnology, Communications, Defense, Education, Manufacturing, Medical Imaging, Mobile equipment, Oil & Gas, Pharmaceutical, TV Station, Visualization and many others. With internal 3TB storage capacity its capable of reaching speed of 600MB/sec, rugged 64-bit application code, complete 4U 19" deep rack space, and rugged design it allows you to take a single product in the office or on the road.
Hardware SAN and NAS
4XU Pro 12TB
12,000GB RAID Storage


GVS9000 4XU Pro Rack Mount Intel Xeon Configuration

Order number
GVS90004XU Pro Quad 2.93GHz with 600MB/sec Internal RAID
Xeon Processor
Six-Core 2.93GHz Intel Xeon
L2 Cache
12MB Total
Front side bus
1.2.93 GHz per processor
DDR SDRAM main memory
64GB of 1066MHz DDR3 ECC SDRAM PC2-4200
16x PCI-e graphics card
ATI Radeon HD 5770 with 1GB of GDDR5
Graphics card memory
Memory bandwidth
12.0 GB/sec
3DMark Vantage benchmark
17,966 million triangles
Intel QuickPath Interconnect
QPI", 4.8 GT/s version
Two dual-link DVI and stereo 3D
Graphics occupied PCI-e slot
Internal drive bays
4 removable drive bay
Internal drive bay support
Number of Power Supply
Total Storage Support
PCI-e RAID Card Support
Number of RAID 2890C support
Number of Slim optical drive
Expansion PCI-e slots
Three open PCI Express expansion slots: 16-lane slots and one 4-lane slot
4 internal hard drive bays Serial ATA, 10GBit and 8/4GB Fibre (1 occupied); one slim optical DVDRW drive bay option
Dual 10/100/1000BASE-T (Gigabit) Ethernet ports; integrated wireless antenna; optional AirPort Extreme and Bluetooth 2.0 + EDR as option
AirPort Extreme optional 802.11n specification; IEEE 802.11n Wi-Fi certified, Bluetooth option
Optical digital audio input, optical digital audio output, analog line-level input, analog line-level output, front headphone minijack and speaker
System software
GVS9000 OS , OS X, Linux or UNIX OS available
configure for GVSAN
Hardware accessories
Keyboard, Mouse, USB keyboard extension cable, DVI to VGA adapter
Limited warranty and service
Your GVS9000 Power Mac Xeon comes with 90 days of free telephone support and a one-year limited warranty. Purchase the GVS extended service warranty and support up to three full years. Only the GVS Warranty Service Plan provides you with direct telephone support from GVS technical experts and the assurance that repairs will be handled by GVS-certified technicians using genuine GVS parts. For more information, visit GVService or call 800-794-4622

Technical Specifications

  • 2.93GHz dual-core Intel Xeon microprocessors
  • Intel processor architecture with 64-bit data paths and registers; each core includes:
    • 12MB on-chip L2 cache running at processor speed (total 24MB per processor)
    • Parallel data structure supporting up to 215 simultaneous in-flight instructions
    • Simultaneous issue of up to 10 out-of-order operations
    • Dual-pipeline Velocity Engine for 128-bit single-instruction, multiple-data (SIMD) processing
    • Two independent double-precision floating-point units
    • Advanced three-component branch prediction logic
  • Native support for 64-bit application code
  • dual 12.5GHz 64-bit DDR bidirectional frontside buses
  • Point-to-point system controller
  • Memory

    • 128-bit memory controller and data paths
      • 8 GB DIMMs (64-bit-wide, 8-Gbit)
    • ECC memory available in configurations with 8GB or more (build-to-order option)

    PCI expansion
    Four PCI Express slots of the following configurations:

    • Two open full-length 16-lane PCI Express slots
    • One open full-length 4-lane PCI Express slot
    • PCI Express cards of any size supported in all slot

    Graphics and displays

    • 16-lane PCI Express graphics slot with one of the following graphics cards installed:
      • ATI Radeon HD 5770 with 1GB of GDDR5, one single-link DVI port, and one dual-link DVI port

  • 2nd ATI Radeon HD 5770 with 1GB of GDDR5; occupies 16-lane PCI Express slot and adjacent PCI Express slot)
      • Support for graphics cards that require up to 150W
      • Support for digital resolutions up to 1920 by 1200 pixels; dual-link DVI ports support up to 2560 by 1600 pixels
      • Support for analog resolutions up to 2048 by 1536 pixels
      • DVI to VGA Adapter included
      • Dual-display support for extended desktop and video mirroring modes
      • Support for up to two Panoramic flat-panel displays for each graphics card installed
  • Storage
    • Two Serial ATA controllers supporting up to 300-MBps data throughput per hard drive on board
    • Up to 4 Serial ATA supporting up to 300-MBps data throughput per hard drive without PCI-e host card
    • 4x3.5-inch hard drive expansion bays with removable drive bay support
      • Serial ATA, and 4/8GB Fibre drive support
      • 600GB 15,000-rpm and 300GB 10,000-rpm SAS drive installed in any number of configurations
      • 3,000GB 7,200-rpm SAS drive installed
      • Support for up to 4 internal Serial ATA drives, ; 12,000GB maximum system capacity
      • 64MB memory buffers on all hard drives 3,000GB and more
    • One slim Optical drive bay
    • 8x Slim optical drive with single-layer support (DVD+R DL/DVD±RW/CD-RW); writes DVD-R discs at up to 8x speed, writes DVD+R DL discs at up to 6x speed, reads DVDs at up to 8x speed, writes CD-R and CD-RW discs at up to 24x speed, reads CDs at up to 32x speed
    • Two independent 10/100/1000BASE-T Ethernet (RJ-45) interfaces with support for jumbo frames
    • Optional AirPort Extreme and Bluetooth 2.0 (build-to-order option or installed by Apple Authorized Service Provider)
      • AirPort Extreme: Based on IEEE 802.11n standard and Wi-Fi Certified for 802.11n and 802.11b interoperability(3)
      • Bluetooth: Support for Enhanced Data Rate, or data rates up to 3 Mbps
    • Optional external USB Modem (RJ-11)
    • Integrated wireless antenna
    Peripherals and audio
    • two FireWire 800 port
    • three USB 2.0 ports
    • headphone minijack and speaker
    • Optical digital audio in and out Toslink connectors
    • Stereo audio line level input and line level output minijack

    Electrical and environmental requirements

    • Meets ENERGY STAR requirements
    • Line voltage: 100 - 125V AC or 200 - 240V AC (wide-range power supply input voltage)
    • Frequency: 50Hz to 60Hz, single phase
    • Maximum current: At least 10A (low-voltage range) or 5A (high-voltage range)
    • Operating temperature: 50° to 95° F (10° to 35° C)
    • Storage temperature: -40° to 149° F (-40° to 65° C)
    • Relative humidity: 5% to 95% noncondensing
    • Maximum altitude: 10,000 feet

    Size and weight

    • Height: 7.46inches (189 mm)
    • Width: 17.11inches (435mm)
    • Depth: 18.32inches (465mm)
    • Weight w/drives: 58 pounds (26 kg)
    1. Weight varies by configuration and manufacturing process.
    2. Options are change based on availability contact GVS or authorized resellers.

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