MSI Showcases Revolutionary Server Platforms at Computex 2024

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Taipei, Taiwan – June 3, 2024 – MSI, a renowned global leader in server solutions, is set to unveil its latest server platforms powered by the 4th Gen AMD EPYC™ processors at Computex 2024. From June 4-7, visitors can explore MSI’s innovative offerings at booth #M0806 in Taipei, Taiwan. These new platforms are meticulously designed to enhance cloud-native environments by providing an optimal mix of performance and efficiency, catering specifically to the needs of modern data centers.

Performance and Scalability with 4th Gen AMD EPYC Processors

Danny Hsu, General Manager of Enterprise Platform Solutions at MSI, emphasizes the transformative impact of the 4th Gen AMD EPYC processors on their latest server platforms. “Leveraging the advantages of 4th Gen AMD EPYC processors, MSI’s latest server platforms feature scalability and flexibility with new adoption of CXL technology and DC-MHS architecture, helping data centers achieve the most scalable cloud applications while delivering leading performance,” Hsu states.

CXL Memory Expansion: A New Era in High-Performance Computing

In collaboration with leading CXL (Compute Express Link) technology developers such as AMD, Samsung, and Micron, MSI is pioneering CXL solutions for extensive AI training and high-performance computing (HPC) applications. The highlight in this category is the new S2301 CXL memory expansion server. This server is specifically engineered for data-intensive workloads and in-memory databases, powered by dual-socket 4th Gen AMD EPYC CPUs, and is prepared for select next-generation AMD EPYC CPUs.

Key specifications of the S2301 include:

  • Compliance with CXL 2.0 standards
  • 24 DDR5 DIMM slots
  • Two PCIe 5.0 x16 slots
  • Eight E3.S 2T drive bays for CXL memory
  • Eight E3.S 1T bays for NVMe storage
  • Memory expansion capability up to 8TB

Diverse GPU Platforms for AI and Cloud Markets

MSI’s commitment to AI and cloud markets is demonstrated through its diverse range of GPU platforms. The 4U 4-GPU G4101 is a high-performance, GPU-accelerated rack-mounted workstation. It features:

  • A single AMD EPYC 9004 Series processor with liquid cooling
  • Twelve DDR5 RDIMM slots
  • Four PCIe 5.0 x16 slots for triple-slot GPUs
  • Twelve 2.5-inch U.2 NVMe/SATA drive bays
  • Advanced airflow spacing and liquid closed-loop cooling for optimal thermal management

The CX271-S4056, another standout, is a 2U all-flash platform supporting two double-wide slots for GPU cards. This system is equipped with:

  • A single-socket AMD EPYC 9004 Series processor
  • Two OCP NIC 3.0 mezzanine slots
  • Up to 24 2.5-inch PCIe 5.0 U.2 NVMe drive bays

These configurations are designed to accelerate processing speeds and deliver superior performance across various applications, including AI inferencing.

Multi-Node Server Platforms for High-Density Environments

For high-density cloud and data center environments, MSI introduces two multi-node server platforms: the CD360-S4051-X2 and CD260-S4051-X4.

The CD360-S4051-X2 is a 3U 2-node server platform designed for next-generation high TDP server processors. Each node features:

  • One AMD EPYC processor
  • Twelve DDR5 RDIMM slots
  • Two optional double-wide PCIe 5.0 x16 slots for GPU cards
  • One OCP NIC 3.0 mezzanine slot
  • Two NVMe M.2 ports
  • Three 2.5-inch U.2 NVMe drive bays

The CD260-S4051-X4 is a 2U 4-node server platform. Each node supports:

  • One AMD EPYC processor
  • Twelve DDR5 RDIMM slots
  • Two NVMe M.2 slots
  • One OCP NIC 3.0 mezzanine slot
  • Three 2.5-inch U.2 NVMe

Both platforms are based on the OCP DC-MHS M-DNO architecture with a front I/O design and support for the DC-SCM2 Server Management Module with Aspeed AST2600 BMC, enhancing server serviceability and management flexibility.

About MSI

MSI is globally recognized for its cutting-edge products in gaming, content creation, business & productivity, and AIoT solutions. With extensive R&D capabilities and a commitment to customer-driven innovation, MSI has a robust international presence spanning over 130 countries. The company offers a comprehensive range of products, including laptops, graphics cards, monitors, motherboards, desktops, servers, IPCs, robotic appliances, and vehicle infotainment and telematics systems.

Notably, MSI’s server products are entirely developed in-house, reflecting their dedication to meeting customer needs and aligning with market demands, emphasizing design and manufacturing. For more information, visit MSI’s website at and Enterprise Platform Solutions at

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