Supermicro SuperChassis SC836E2-R800B


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Supermicro’s SC836 storage chassis supports up to 16 hot-swappable 3.5″ SAS/SATA hard drive bays, the industry’s highest storage density for a 3U system. With 100% cooling redundancy and high efficiency (1+1) redundant 800W or 1200W (93%) Gold Level power supplies with PM BUS functionality for enhanced power management, the SC836 is optimized for the next-generation dual-processor Intel® Xeon® (5500 series) and AMD Opteron™ platforms. Direct attached HDD backplane (TQ version), multilane backplane (A version) and expanders’ backplane (E1, E2 versions) are available for application specific solution optimization. Heavy duty palletized packaging is available to ensure secure system reliability during shipping and tool-less, roller rail designs for easy installation and maintenance are standard with each system.


  • 800W Redundant Power Supply
  • 16x 3.5″ Hot-swappable SAS Drive Bays
  • Hard Drive Backplane with 2x 28-Port 3Gb/s SAS Expander Chips & Enclosure Management 
  • 1 x Slim DVD-ROM Drive
  • 7x Full-height, Full-length Expansion Slot 
  • 100% Cooling Redundancy
  • Adjustable Air Shroud 
  • Power Switch & 6 LED Indicators
  • Can be configured as either HEAD Or JBOD unit

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Additional information

Weight 80.00 lbs
Form Factor

3U chassis support for max. motherboard size – 13.68" x 13"

Power Supply

800W (1 + 1) Redundant AC-DC high-efficiency power supply w/ PFC

Expansion Slots

7x Full-height, Full-length expansion slots

Front Cooling

3x 80mm Hot-swap 4-pin PWM Fans, 2x 80mm Rear-exhaust Fans


Power On/Off button, System Reset button

Front Panel LED

Power LED, Hard drive activity LED, 2x Network activity LEDs, System Overheat LED, Power Fail LED

Internal Bay

16x 3.5" SAS Hot-swap drive trays, SAS or enterprise SATA HDD only recommended


3U Expander Backplane, features: Scalability through cascading, 3Gb support, Inband SES-2 Enclosure Management Support, SAS/SATA support, Dual input/output SFF 8087 connectors

Panel color


Storage temp.

-40°-70°C (-40°-158°F)

Operating temp.

10°-35°C (50°-95°F)

Dimension (D x W x H)

25.5" x 17.2" x 5.2"


Supports dual, single Intel® / AMD processors

CD/DVD Drive

Slim DVD-ROM drive (optional)

Hard Drive

Slim 1.44MB Floppy Drive (Optional)