SGI® Altix® 3700

Novell Technology Partner

product details

Scaling to 512 Intel® Itanium® 2 processors in a single node, Altix 3700 Bx2 is SGI's newest and most powerful Linux solution for high performance computing.

Altix 3700 Bx2 leverages the powerful SGI® NUMAflex™ interconnect technology at 6.4GB/sec and less than 1 microsecond MIP latency — the industry's fastest.

  • Breakthrough performance and scalability in a standards-based environment
  • Large global shared memory supports demanding HPC applications with massive data sets
  • Built-in NUMAlink™ interconnect enables sustained performance on HPC applications
  • Flexible, high-density packaging with true expand-on-demand upgrade capabilities
  • The latest, most powerful Itanium® 2 processors from Intel
  • Complete Linux® solution for HPC, including tools, data management, and visualization

product compatibility

  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 9
  • Novell eDirectory
  • SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10

system requirements/details

CPU:  16 Intel® Itanium® 2 1.5GHz

Memory:  16GB

Hard Disk:  SGI® ST336753LC, Ultra160 SCSI


  • Intel® Itanium® Processor Family

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regional availability

  • Asia Pacific
  • Europe, Middle East & Africa
  • Japan
  • Latin America
  • North America

language availability

  • English


This product has demonstrated compatibility by successfully completing Novell's stringent product certification requirements.


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