SGI Origin3000 Servers

The Origin 3000 features modular brick archetecture made up of several bricks:

  • C-Brick for 2 or 4 cpus and up to 8memory
  • I-Brick IO including Fibre Channel, 100BaseT, etc
  • R-Brick router to connect everything together
  • P-Brick adds 12 PCI slots
  • D-Brick adds disk drives
  • G-Brick has up to 2 pipes of InfiniteReality series graphics for Onyx 3000 systems
  • X-Brick has XIO slots for xio cards such as the Origin 2000 uses
  • V-Brick has 2 V12 Graphic boards for Onyx 3000 systems

    The system is very expandable up to 1024 processors and 100s of gigabytes of memory.
    Processor start at 400MHz R14000 and go all the way up to 1GHz R16000
    From 1GB to 32GB of main memory per system
    NUMAlink2 architecture that scales as bricks are added, with 3200MB/sec bi-directional links
    Each system is made up of at least a C-Brick and an I-Brick

    The C-Brick provides the following:

  • 2 PIMM ports to add processors 2 at a time
  • 8 Memory slots for from 512MB to 8GB of memory
  • Console serial port
  • NUMAlink port
  • L1 port
  • XIO port

    The I-Brick provides the following:

  • 10/100BaseT ethernet that will do over 11MB/sec in both directions simultaneously
  • 1 Fibre Channel port(takes up a PCI slot)
  • 2 Fibre Channel hard drive slots
  • 2 high speed serial ports each capable of 450Kbps
  • Real Time interrupt input and output ports
  • 2 USB ports
  • 2 XIO ports (can be chained to G or V brick)

    Origin 3000 parts and upgrades are available on Origin 3000 Parts page

    Origin 3000 systems come with a fresh full installation of IRIX6.5.24m. Media is not included unless otherwise noted. The latest Freeware can be loaded on request.

    Origin systems come with a 90day(from receipt) warranty that covers the hardware against failure. 12 month warranty is available for an additional 10%

    Below is a sample configuration. These are highly scalable configurations, so let us know what you are looking for.

    Origin 3000 28x500 Server Rack

    The system contains 2 R-Bricks, 7 C-Bricks and an I-Brick 28x500MHz R14000 processors w/8MB Secondary Cache per processor 7GB Memory
    18GB Hard Drive
    1 Built in 10/100BaseT ports
    4 free PCI-64 Slots
    Power Bay with 5 power supplies included
    L2 Box & front screen include
    NUMAlink & L2 cables included
    IRIX6.5.22m installed