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Intel® Workstation System SC5650SCWS

5U high performance, dual socket workstation for demanding applications

Key Features

  • Supports up to two Intel® Xeon® processor 5600 series1
  • Highly scalable DDR3 memory (12 DIMMs)
  • Five expansion slots, including two fast PCI Express* 2.0 x16 slots
  • Integrated six SATA ports plus optional four port SAS and SAS RAID Intel® I/O Expansion Modules
  • Three non-redundant cooling fans
  • High performance IEEE 1394a port

Target Applications

Graphics-intensive applications, including CAD, CAM, industrial design, AEC, DCC, Web design, oil and gas exploration, financial services, EDA, and CAE.

Product Specifications

SKU Order Code

Chassis Form Factor

Power Supply

Hard Drive Support



Pedestal, 6U rack option

1000W AC

Supports up to six fixed 3.5-inch drives; upgradeable to six hot-swap 3.5-inch drives; requires 3.5-inch to 2.5-inch Hard Disk Drive Converter Kit AXX25DRVADPTR

1 x PCI 32/33

2 x PCIe x16 Gen 2.x

1 x PCIe x4 Gen 1.x

1 x PCIe x8 Gen 1.x

1 x I/O expansion x4 gen 1.x

Product Compatibility

Compatible Intel® Products Tested Hardware; Memory; Operating System Lists
(includes third party vendors)



Product and Performance Information


Both processors must be from the same processor series. Either two Intel® Xeon® processors 5500 series or two Intel® Xeon® processors 5600 series.