Product Naming Convention - Chassis


Character Representation Options
1st Prefix
  • SC = Super Chassis (Model Number)
  • CSE = Super Chassis (Part Number Prefix)
(SC and CSE are interchangeable)
2nd Type/Family 2.5" HDD Chassis 3.5" HDD Chassis Mobile Rack
1st Digit = Height
  • 0 = Twin / Extra short
  • 1 = 1U
  • 2 = 2U
  • 3 = 3U / Mid-Tower
  • 4 = 4U / Tower
  • 5 = 5U
  • 6 = 6U
1st Digit = Category
  • 5xx = Compact size
  • 7xx = Tower / Workstation
  • 8xx / 9xx = Rackable chassis
  • xx6 = Storage chassis
  • xx9 = Resource Optimized
1st Digit (default= "M")
2nd Digit = Generation 2nd Digit = Height
  • 0 = Twin / Extra short
  • 1 = 1U
  • 2 = 2U
  • 3 = 3U / Mid-Tower
  • 4 = 4U / Tower
  • 5 = 5U
  • 6 = 6U
2nd Digit = # of 5.25" Bays
3rd Digit = Category
  • 1 = Cost Effective Series
  • 2 = Standard Series
  • 3 = High-end Series
  • 6 = Storage Series
  • 8 = MP motherboard Series
  • 9 = Resource Optimized
3rd Digit = Generation 3rd Digit = # of 2.5" HDD Converted
4th Digit = Type (multiple types possible)
  • (none) = Regular
  • E = Lower Cost (Economic)
  • F = Modified Fan (originally use blower)
  • H = Specialized for Intel® Itanium 2
  • L = Cost Effective
  • M = Short-depth
  • + = Specialized for AMD MBs (can be placed after backplane type)
4th Digit = Type (multiple types possible)
  • (none) = Regular
  • E = Lower Cost (Economic)
  • F = Modified Fan (originally use blower)
  • H = Specialized for Intel® Itanium 2
  • L = Cost Effective
  • M = Short-depth
  • X = 10+ Slots
  • + = Specialized for AMD MBs (can be placed after backplane type)
3rd Backplane Type
  • (none) = No backplane design
  • A = SAS2/SATA3 with iPass direct-attach connection
  • AC(#) = SAS3/SATA3 & (#) of NVMe drives with Mini-SAS HD direct-attach connection
  • E1/E16 = SAS(2)/SATA(3) with 1 expander
  • E2/E26 = SAS(2)/SATA(3) with 2 expanders
  • E1C = SAS3/SATA3 with 1 expander
  • E2C = SAS3/SATA3 with 2 expanders
  • H / HD / HQ = Hot-swap MB nodes design
  • i = No backplane SKU
  • S / S1 = SCSI (Single-Channel)
  • S2 = SCSI (Dual-Channel)
  • T = SAS / SATA
  • TQ = SAS / SATA with SES2 support
  • TS = Backplane not installed
  • TG / G = GPU/Intel® Xeon Phi™ coprocessor optimized
4th Power Supply
  • R = Redundant power supply
  • (none) = Non-redundant power supply
5th Power Supply Wattage
  • (example: 900 = 900 Watts)
6th Rear Window I/O
  • (none) = Optimized (may not be standard)
  • C = Standard I/O Rear Window
  • LP = Low Profile Rear Window
  • RC = Rear Window for Riser Cards, Type I
  • RC2 = Rear Window for Riser Cards, Type II
  • U = UIO Rear Window
7th Chassis Color
  • (none) = Beige
  • B = Black
  • V = Silver