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Exact CPU Modules in NetApp heads

Hi

Where I can find what exact CPU models are used in NetApp FAS controllers:

FAS 2040

FAS 2240

I know that both are using Xeon 1.66, but from which Xeon family E56xx/L56xx ?

Re: Exact CPU Modules in NetApp heads

I do not think NetApp publishes this information.

Why do need to know it?

Re: Exact CPU Modules in NetApp heads

Software shows CPU model is installed in controller during booting.

Well... it good for performance comparison. Upgrade from everything 5xxx families to E55xx/E56xx/L55xx/L56xx increased CPU power two times.

Re: Exact CPU Modules in NetApp heads

Both models definitely don't use a 55xx or 56xx Intel CPU.

For the exact model check boot sequence, or sysconfig -a

Regards,

Niek Baakman

Re: Exact CPU Modules in NetApp heads

aborzenkov wrote:

I do not think NetApp publishes this information.

NetApp not, but you can find it here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NetApp_filer

Re: Exact CPU Modules in NetApp heads

I also found this

Mid-Range

NetApp FAS2040

1 x 1 @ 1.66 Xeon / 8 GB /  N/A / N/A

Mid-Range

NetApp FAS2050

1 x 1 @ 2.2 Celeron / 4 GB /  N/A / N/A

Mid-Range

NetApp FAS3210

1 x 2 @ 2.33 E5220 / 8 GB / .5TB / N/A

Mid-Range

NetApp FAS3240

1 x 2 @ 3.0 E5240 / 16 GB / 1 TB / N/A

Mid-Range

NetApp FAS3270

2 x 2 @ 3.0 E5240 / 16 GB  / 2 TB / N/A

Enterprise

NetApp FAS6210

2 x 4 @ 2.26 E5520 / 48 GB / 3 TB / N/A

Enterprise

NetApp FAS6240

2 x 4 @ 2.53 E5540 / 96 GB / 6 TB / N/A

Enterprise

NetApp FAS6280

2 x 6 @ 2.93 X5670 / 192 GB / 8 TB / N/A

Re: Exact CPU Modules in NetApp heads

Others have posted some answers but out of curiosity, why do you find it important what the CPU is?

Asking because I've seen from time to time users trying to compare storage systems based on CPU and RAM.

This approach doesn't work.

Each storage system uses CPU and RAM completely differently.

So a box that may use a quad-core xeon and 12GB RAM may indeed be far slower than another manufacturer's system using a different OS and only 2 cores and 4GB RAM.

It's the OS that makes the biggest difference. Then the actual hardware used.

For example...

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Re: Exact CPU Modules in NetApp heads

Is it true that the FAS2050 has a Celeron CPU in it?  My company's computer lab has one and I was simply curious.  Also, I did a sysconfig -a, but where would I find confirmation of the processor?  Thanks.

- Robert Caldwell

Re: Exact CPU Modules in NetApp heads

Hello Guys

 

As far I know the

 

Fas2040 CPU is a Intel core Duo Processor T2300 (2M cache, 1.66 Ghz 667 Mhz FSB)  Old netbook CPU!!

FAS2240 is a Intel Xeon Processor LC3528 (4M Cache, 1.73 Ghz)  

Regards