Supermicro SuperChassis SC846A-R1200B


SKU: SC846A-R1200B Category:



Optimized for enterprise-level high-capacity storage applications, Supermicro’s SC846 Chassis features 24 hot-swap 3.5″ SAS/ SATA hard drive trays and 2 fixed internal hard drive bays in a 4U space. The SC846 design offers maximum HDD per space ratio in a 4U form factor, high power efficiency (Gold Level & 85%+), optimized HDD signal trace routing and improved HDD tray design to dampen HDD vibrations and maximum performance. Equipped with 900W or 1200W (Gold Level) high-efficiency redundant power supplies and 5 hot-plug redundant cooling fans the SC846 is a reliable and hassle-free maintenance storage system.


High Efficiency Power & High Storage Capacity

  • High density 4U Storage Chassis
  • 1200W high-efficiency (1+1) redundant power supply (Gold Level 93%)
  • 24x 3.5″ SAS/SATA Hot-swappable Drive Bays
  • Mini-I-Pass (SFF 8087) connectivity
  • 100% Cooling Redundancy
  • Power Switch, Reset Switch & 6 LED Indicators
  • Optional 2x Internal Fixed 3.5″ HDD or 2x fixed 2.5″ HDD + DVD
  • Palletized package for secure transportation

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Additional information

Weight 85.00 lbs
Form Factor

4U chassis support for motherboards up to size – 13.68" x 13", E-ATX

Power Supply

Redundant 1200W high-efficiency power supply with PMBus, 80Plus Gold Certified

Expansion Slots

7x PCI expansion slots

Front Cooling

3x 5000 RPM Hot-swap PWM Cooling Fans, 2x 5000 RPM Hot-swap Rear Exhaust PWM 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

External Bay

2x Fixed Internal Hard Drive Bays, 1x Fixed Internal Hard Drive Bay and 1x DVD-ROM Drive or Floppy Drive

Internal Bay

24x 3.5" Hot-swap SAS/SATA Drive Bays, SAS or enterprise SATA HDD only recommended


4U Direct Attached Backplane, features: 3Gb/6Gb support, SES-2 Enclosure Management Support, SAS/SATA support, Six 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)

26" x 17.2" x 7.0"


Supports dual, single Intel® / AMD processors