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Rackable Systems is willing to cram the Intel 5400 chipset into pretty much any chassis it can get its hands on. Today the server n' storage firm began selling 13 new servers based on Xeon 5000 series quad-core chips.

The company's new herd of boxen all have support for Intel's 1600MHz front side bus, and sport sixteen memory slots compatible with 800MHz fully-buffered DIMMs.

And now for the rainbow of form-factors. Hope you like bullet points!

  • C1001-L07: Half-depth 1U, one 3.5" or two 2.5" hot-swap hard drives, one PCI-E x16 expansion slot, up to 88 servers per cabinet density

  • C2000-T14: Half-depth 2U, internal 3.5" hard drives, two PCI-E expansion slots

  • C2002-T14: Half-depth 2U, two 3.5" hot-swap hard drives, two PCI-E expansion slots

  • C2004-L07: Half-depth 2U, four 3.5" hot-swap hard drives, one PCI-E x16 expansion slot

  • C3001-T14: Half-depth 3U, one 3.5" hot-swap hard drive, three PCI-E and two PCI-X expansion slots

  • C3006-T14: Half-depth 3U, six 3.5" hot-swap hard drives, two PCI-E and two PCI-X expansion slots

  • C3009-T14: Half-depth 3U, nine 3.5" hot-swap hard drives, two PCI-E and two PCI-X expansion slots

  • C3012-L07: Half-depth 3U, twelve 3.5” hot-swap hard drives, one PCI-E x16 expansion slot

  • C1104-L07: Standard-depth 1U, four 3.5” hot-swap hard drives, one PCI-E x16 expansion slot

  • C2104-T14: Standard-depth 2U, four 3.5” hot-swap hard drives, up to two PCI-E and two PCI-X expansion slots

  • 2108-T14: Standard-depth 2U, eight 3.5” hot-swap hard drives, up to two PCI-E and two PCI-X expansion slots

  • 3118-T14: Standard-depth 2U, eighteen 3.5” hot-swap hard drives, up to two PCI-E and two PCI-X expansion slots

  • Scale Out-L07: Scale Out chassis (as you may have guessed), two internal 3.5” hot-swap hard drives, one PCI-E x16 expansion slot

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