Inspur NF3280A6

High Scalability 2U 1-Socket Rack Server

Key Features

Inspur NF3280A6 is a 2U1S rack server designed based on the 3rd GEN AMD® EPYCTM Milan Processors. With multiple cores, high base frequency and flexible expansion, NF3280A6 maximizes the performance of a single processor, making it comparable to the traditional dual-socket servers. It is designed for the needs of Internet, cloud computing, virtualization and big data and serves best in many scenarios such as Internet, high performance computing and cloud computing.

Powerful Performance

l  NF3280A6 is built on the new generation AMD Milan Processors. The CPU supports up to 64 cores and 128 threads at the maximum Turbo frequency of 3.4 GHz and up to 280 W thermal design power (TDP). PCIe 4.0 ports support up to 128 lanes.

l  16 DDR4 ECC memory modules (RDIMM and LRDIMM) are supported with its data transfer rate up to 3200 MT/s under 1 DPC and 2933 MT/s under 2 DPC. The memory modules each have a maximum capacity of 128 GB, offering a total maximum capacity of 2 TB with high speed and superior availability.

l  8 NVDIMMs are supported to ensure memory data integrity in case of power failure without compromising on the memory capacity and bandwidth.

l  An all-flash configuration of up to 24 hot-swap NVMe SSDs provides ten times the IOPS of high-end enterprise-level SATA SSDs, with a 20% increase in storage capacity over the previous generation.

Flexible Expansion

Front: up to 12 × 3.5" SAS/SATA/NVMe drive or 24 × 2.5" SAS/SATA/NVMe drive

Internal: up to 2 × M.2 SATA/PCIe SSD or 4 × 3.5" SAS/SATA drive

Rear: up to 2 × 3.5" SAS/SATA drive or 4 × 2.5" SAS/SATA/NVMe drive

OCP NIC 3.0 SFF expansion card

6 onboard Slimline x8 connectors to directly attach NVMe drives to CPU

Up to 6 standard PCle expansion slots, including 2 full-height and half-length x16 slots + 4 full-height and half-length x8 slots; 3 full-height and half-length PCIe x16 slots + 2 full-height and half-length PCIe x8 Gen4 slots


With a user-friendly design, the entire system supports tool-free maintenance. The enhanced and optimized structures realize easy assembly/disassembly and greatly reduce O&M time.

Inspur's unique intelligent regulating technology combined with a cutting-edge air-cooling system creates an optimum working environment to ensure server health.

The drives are hot-swappable. The RAID controller card supports RAID 0/1/10/5/6/60/1E, RAID cache and data protection in case of power failure enabled by the super capacitor.

With the latest BMC, technicians can quickly locate components that have failed (or are failing) through the Web GUI, fault diagnosis LEDs and UID LEDs on the front panel, simplifying maintenance, speeding up troubleshooting, and enhancing system availability.

Technicians can monitor system parameters and take appropriate actions in a timely manner via the alarms sent in advance via BMC to ensure system health and minimize system downtime.

Technical Specifications

Form Factor

2U rack server


Supports 1 AMD® Milan® scalable processor:

Up to 64 cores and 128 threads with a maximum Turbo frequency of 3.7 GHz


Up to 16 DIMMs Up to 3200 MT/s RDIMMs, LRDIMMs and NVDIMMs supported ECC, memory mirroring and memory hot spare


Front configuration:
12 x 3.5-inch SAS/SATA/NVMe drive 24 x 2.5-inch SAS/SATA/NVMe drive

Internal configuration:
Up to 2 x SATA M.2 or PCIe x4 M.2 drive 4 x 3.5-inch SAS/SATA drive

Rear configuration:
2 x 3.5-inch SAS/SATA drive
4 x 2.5-inch SAS/SATA/NVMe drive

Storage Controller

RAID controller and SAS controller 1 x onboard RAID Mezz card slot


Optional OCP NIC 3.0 module with multiple network port options (1/10/25/40/100 Gbps)

I/O Expansion Slot

Up to 6 x standard PCIe 4.0 slot (2 x FHHL PCIe x16 slot + 4 x FHHL PCIe x8 slot or 3 x FHHL

PCIe x16 slot + 2 x FHHL PCIe x8 slot)


Front configuration: 1 x USB 3.0 port, 1 x USB 2.0 port and 1 x VGA port

Rear configuration: 2 x USB 3.0 port, 1 x VGA port and 1 x RJ45 port


4 hot-swap 8056 fans with N+1 redundancy

Power Supply

Output power of 800 W, 1300 W, 1600 W, 2000 W or above with 1+1 redundancy

System Management

Integrated with 1 independent 1000 Mbps network port, dedicated for IPMI remote management

Operating System

Windows Server 2019

SLES 12.5, SLES 15.2

RHEL 8.3

Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 20.04

CentOS 8.3

Oracle Linux 7.9

VMware ESXi 6.7 U3, VMware ESXi 7.0 U1.



NF3280A6 Data Sheet.pdf

NF3280A6 White Paper.pdf

Inspur NF3280A6