Inspur NF5260M5

Mainstream Server Designed for CSP Business

Key Features

Inspur NF5260M5 is a 2U 2-socket rack-mounted server based on the new generation Intel® Xeon® scalable processor, optimized for CSP users with stringent server requirements for Internet applications. The NF5260M5 meets more user requirements with its high network bandwidth, high computing performance, and high-capacity memory, which is the optimum solution for cloud compute, big data and other mainstream businesses.

Excellent Computing and Storage Scalability

Supports the new generation of Intel® Xeon® scalable processors, with up to 28 cores and 56 threads per CPU.

DIMM slots support up to 12 x Optane™ PMem memories, which significantly improve application performance.

Supports up to 18 x NVME SSDs with ultra-high I/O performance.

Hierarchical storage architecture with NVME SSDs and HDDs provides optimized performance and cost.

Adaptable for Various Applications

Flexible configuration of storage, I/O and network to meet various scenarios.

Provides ample I/O interfaces and offers up to 4 x PCIe 3.0 slots and 1 x OCP PCIe slot in 2U chassis, meeting the demand of high-end customers.

Optimized Low-noise and Thermal Design

Systematic low-noise design to enhance user experience.

“Stay Cool” thermal duct design with N+1 redundant fans.

Intelligent management

Modular design simplifies maintenance.

ISPIM software enables real-time monitoring and managing to improve operation efficiency.  

Technical Specifications



Form Factor

2U Rack


Supports 1/2 Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processor

Processor Core: up to 28 cores (freq. 2.7GHz)

Processor Frequency: up to 3.8GHz (4 cores)

3 UPI interconnected links, the maximum transmission rate of single link is 10.4 GT/s

TDP: up to 205W


Intel C621


Up to 24 x DDR4 2666/2933 MT/s memory

Single CPU supports 12 x DIMMs, dual CPUs support 24 x DIMMs

Supports RDIMM/LRDIMM/ OptaneTM PMem


Front: Supports up to 12 x 2.5-inch/12 x 3.5-inch SAS/SATA/NVME SSDs or 18 x NVME SSDs

Built-in: Supports up to 2 x M.2 SSD

Rear: Supports up to 2 x SAS/SATA/NVME SSDs

(The maximum quantity of supported hard drives is configuration-specific)

Storage Controller

Onboard SATA controller, supports RAID 0/1/5/10

Optional configured with high-performance SAS/RAID controller with cache to support RAID 0/1/5/6/10/50/60, supports battery and capacitor protection


Supports 1 x OCP card

Standard PCIe Ethernet card: Supports 1|10|25 GbE

PCIe Slots

Supports up to 4 x PCIe 3.0 slots (x16 x 3 / x8 x 1) + 1 x OCP PCIe slot


Front:2 x USB 2.0/1 x UID indicator(blue)& button

Built-in:1 x serial port

Rear:2 x USB 3.0/1 x VGA/1 x UID indicator(blue)& button

System Fan

4 x hot-swappable N+1 redundancy 8056 fans (dual-rotor)


Supports 2 x 800W/1300W PSUs (platinum), 1+1 redundancy

System Management

Onboard BMC management module, supporting IPMI, SOL, KVM Over IP, virtual media and other management features; providing one 1Gb RJ45 management interface (supporting NCSI)


Supports RHEL7.X/ RHEL6.X/ Windows Server 2016/ Windows Server 2019/ CentOS 7.x/ Vmware Esxi 6.x/ SUSE 12.x/ Ubuntu 16.x/ Ubuntu 18.x


448mm(W) x 87.6mm(H) x 780mm(D)

17.64 inch (W) x 3.45 inch (H) 30.71 inch (D)


Host weight of standard configuration(12 x hard drives): 28.2kg;

Gross weight: 34.3kg (including host+ package+ rail kit+ components box)

Working Temperature

10℃ -35℃


please refer to the technical white paper for details




NF5260M5 Product Technical White Paper.pdf

Inspur NF5260M5