Product overview

More power – less space

The Nucleus is the solution for on-site or mobile application requirements. It provides a combination of fast processing, extensive storage, and abundant I/O, but in less space than traditional rack-mount servers.

Ideas of applications : military intelligence FPGA co-processing with add-on PCIe board, Network Intelligence / Security, Crypto, Interception, media and entertainment, test and measurement, oil and gas, and any market that needs powerful computing in limited space.

Benefits & features

Compact and space-saving 3U rack-mount chassis with short rack depth and rear-facing IO access

  • Fast Intel® Xeon® and Intel Core i7 processors and up to 512GB DDR3 memory
  • PCI EXPRESS EXPANSION - Up to (7) PCI Express expansion slots with support for a range of graphics cards from NVIDIA and AMD
  • Up to 16 removable or fixed SATA, SAS or Solid State hard drives
  • Redundant 1300W power supply or 48V DC power option
  • Support to host highest FPGA based PCIe boards with INTEL and XILINX devices (Arria 10/SoC, Stratix 10/SoC? VirtexUltraScale+, i.e ReFLEX CES FPGA COTS portfolio, or request forcustom design board development)
  • On-Demand ReFLEX CES’s additional customization service to fit customers fully integrated system
  • We work directly with our customers every day to ensure that our computers meet their unique requirements

Tech spec

  • Single or dual Intel®Xeon or single Intel® Core­™ i7
  • Memoryip to 512GB DDR4 2133MHz RAM
  • PCI Expansion up to (7) full-length, full-height PCI Express 3.0 slots
  • Up to (16) internal, no-tools removable SATA, SAS, or Solid State hard drives
  • Or up to (4) front-acess and (12) internal no-tools removable SATA, SAS, or Solid State hard drives
  • Up to (16) fixed SATA, SAS, or Solid State hard drives


  • Available drive Capacities/Features:
    • SATA up to 2TB each
    • SAS up to 2TB each (or 10K RPM up to 1.8TB each)
    • Solid State Drives up to 4TB each
    • Encryption options available


  • Onboard SATA RAID 0/1/5/10, or via add-on PCIe RAID controller


  • Power options:
    • 700W 50/60Hz 110/220V AC power supply
    • 650W 50/60 Hz 110/220V AC, 1+1 redundant
    • 1300W 50/60 Hz 110/220V AC, 2+1 redundant hot-swappable
    • 650W 48V DC, 1+1 redundant
    • 1300W 48V DC, 2+1 redundant hot-swappable


  • Physical :
    • 5” (419.1mm) W—not including side rails x 5.25” (133.35mm) H x 20” (508mm) D
    • ~42 lbs.


  • Optional Equipment
    • Rugged rolling transit cases in 4U, 6U, and 8U sizes
    • 1U, 17” folding rack-mount LCD console with keyboard, touchpad, and 8-port KVM
    • DVD-RW / BluRay optical drive


  • 1 year parts and labor waranty; 2nd and 3rd year warranties available

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