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The hardware specifications for the Precision T5600 Desktop Workstation

Summary: Precision T5600 Desktop Workstation hardware and technical specifications.

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This article contains information regarding the hardware specifications for the Precision T5600 Desktop Workstation.

Table of Contents:

  1. Chipset
  2. Processors
  3. Video
  4. Memory
  5. Audio
  6. Network
  7. Storage
  8. External Connectors
  9. System Board Connectors
  10. Expansion bus
  11. Power
  12. Physical
  13. Environmental
  14. Diagnostic Indicators


Precision T5600  
Manufacturer  Model 
Intel  Intel C600 Chipset 
Manufacturer  Models 
Intel Sandy Bridge E5-26xx series, LGA2011 :Intel® Xeon™ processors
4, 6, and 8 Core support
Up to 150W
Instruction/Data Cache: 32KB
Supports Dual Processors
Intel® Xeon®E5-2603 Processor(Four Core HT, 1.8GHz Turbo, 4 MB Intel Smart Cache, 80 watt) 
Intel® Xeon®E5-2609 Processor (Four Core HT, 2.4GHz Turbo, 4MB Intel Smart Cache, 80 watt)
Intel® Xeon®E5-2620 Processor (Six Core HT, 2.0GHz Turbo, 6 MB Intel Smart Cache, 95 watt)
Intel® Xeon®E5-2630 Processor(Six Core HT, 2.3GHz Turbo, 6 MB Intel Smart Cache, 95 watt)
Intel® Xeon®E5-2650 Processor(Eight Core HT, 2.0GHz Turbo, 8 MB Intel Smart Cache, 95 watt)
Intel® Xeon®E5-2665 Processor(Eight Core HT, 2.4GHz Turbo, 8 MB Intel Smart Cache, 115 watt)
Intel® Xeon®E5-2680 Processor(Eight Core HT, 2.7GHz Turbo, 8 MB Intel Smart Cache, 130 watt)
Intel® Xeon®E5-2643 Processor(Four Core HT, 3.3GHz Turbo, 4 MB Intel Smart Cache, 130 watt)
Intel® Xeon®E5-E5-2667W Processor(Six Core HT, 2.9GHz Turbo, 6 MB Intel Smart Cache, 130 watt) 
Type  Models 
Discrete PCIe 3.0 / 2.0 x 16  Up to 2 full-height, full length (maximum of 300 W) 
2 GB NVIDIA Quadro K2000 
3/4 GB NVIDIA Quadro K4000 
4 GB NVIDIA® Quadro® K5000 
6 GB NVIDIA® Quadro® K6000 
6 GB NVIDIA® Tesla C2075 
1 GB NVIDIA® Quadro® K600 
512MB NVIDIA® Quadro® NVS 300/310
2 GB NVIDIA® Quadro® NVS 510 
1 GB AMD FirePro™ V4900 
2 GB AMD FirePro™ W5000 
4 GB AMD FirePro™ W7000 
2 GB AMD FirePro™ W7900 
4 GB AMD FirePro™ W8000 
512MB AMD FirePro™ 2270 
Specifications  Supported configurations 
Memory type  DDR3 1333 MHz and 1600 MHz RDIMM ECC 
Memory connectors  4 DIMM slots with single processor; 8 DIMM slots with dual processors 
Supported memory module capacities  4 GB, 8 GB, and 16 GB RDIMM ECC
Minimum memory  4 GB 
Maximum memory  64 GB single processor; 128 GB dual processor 
Type Model
Integrated  RealTek ALC269 High Definition Audio 
Type Model
Integrated Intel 82759 
Type Specifications
Externally accessible drive bays  Slimline SATA optical bays: one bay
5.25 inch drive bays: one bay
Supports one 3.5-inch SATA device, one media card reader, one 5.25-inch optical drive, or up to two 2.5 inch SAS/SATA/SSD hard drives (with optional adapters) 
Internally accessible drive bays  Two 3.5-inch hard drive bays – supporting two 3.5-inch SATA or two 2.5-inch SATA/SAS drives (with 2.5-inch caddies) 
External Connectors 
Type of Connector  Specification 
Audio  Front panel: Mic-in, headphone-out
Back panel: Line-out, Mic-in/Line-in 
Video  Video card dependent:
DVI connector
DisplayPort connector
Network Adapter  One RJ-45 connector
USB  Front panel - three USB 2.0, and one USB 3.0
Back panel - five USB 2.0 connectors and one USB 3.0
Internal - three USB 2.0 
Serial  One 9-pin connector (rear), 16550C compatible 
PS/2  Two 6-pin mini-DIN connector 
System Board Connectors 
Type of Connector  Specification 
Serial ATA (Hard Drive) Four 7-pin connectors 
Serial ATA (Optical Drive) Two 7-pin connectors 
SFF-8087 mini-SAS Two 36 pin connector (via PERC card) 
Internal USB device  One 10-pin connector (supports two devices) 
Processor fan Two 5-pin connectors
Chassis fan Three 3-pin connector 
PCI 2.3  one 124-pin connector 
PCI Express x16 Two 164-pin connectors 
Front panel control One 28-pin connector 
Front panel USB One 20-pin connector 
Front panel audio HDA header One 10-pin connector 
Processor Two 2011-pin sockets connectors 
Memory Eight 240-pin connectors 
Power 12 V Two 8-pin connectors 
Power One 24-pin connector 
Expansion Bus 
Type  Speed 
PCI Express 3.0  3.0 x4 slot - 4 GB/s; Two 3.0 x16 slots -16 GB/s 
PCI Express 2.0 2.0 x4 slot - 2 GB/s
PCI 2.3  PCI 2.3(32-bit, 33MHz): 133 MB/s
SATA 1.0 and 2.0  1.5 Gbps and 3.0 Gbps
USB 2.0 and 3.0 1.2 Mbps Low Speed, 12 Mbps Full Speed, 480 Mbps High Speed, 5 Gbps Slow Speed 
Variable  Specification 
Coin-cell battery  3 V CR2032 lithium coin cell 
Voltage 100-240 VAC, 50/60 Hz, 5.0 A 
Wattage 635 W/825 W (input voltage of 100-240 VAC)
Maximum heat dissipation--calculated using the power supply wattage rating  825 W: 3086.60 BTU/hrr 635 W: 2484.00 BTU/hr
Dimension  Specification 
Height (with feet)  41.69cm (16.41 inches) 
Height (without feet) 41.40 cm (16.30 inches)
Width  17.26 cm (6.79 inches) 
Depth  47.10 cm (18.54 inches)
Weight  14.00 kg (30.86 lb)
Variable  Specification 
Temperature  Operating: 10°C to 35°C (50°F to 95°F)
Storage: -40°C to 65°C (-40°F to 149°F) 
Relative humidity (maximum) 20% to 80% (non-condensing) 
Maximum vibration  Operating: 5 Hz to 350 Hz at 0.0002 G²/Hz 
Storage: 5 Hz to 500 Hz at 0.001 to 0.01 G²/Hz 
Maximum shock  Operating: 40 G +/- 5% with pulse duration of 2 msec +/- 10% (equivalent to 51 cm/sec [20 in/sec])
Storage: 105 G +/- 5% with pulse duration of 2 msec +/- 10% (equivalent to 127 cm/sec [50 in/sec]) 
Altitude (Maximum)  Operating: -15.2 m to 3048 m (-50 ft to 10,000 ft)
Storage: -15.2 m to 10,668 m (-50 ft to 35,000 ft) 
Airborne contaminant level  G2 or lower as defined by ISA-S71.04-1985 

Diagnostic Indicators

Indicator Example Description
Power Button LED SLN290309_en_US__11389805165903.Power LED off Off-system is off or unplugged
SLN290309_en_US__21389805279264.Power LED solid white Solid white light-computer is operating normally
SLN290309_en_US__31389805247451.PowerLEDBlinkWhite Blinking white light-computer is in stand by
SLN290309_en_US__41389805225482.Power LED solid amber Solid amber light - the computer does not start, indicating a problem with the system board or power supply
SLN290309_en_US__51389805201607.PowerLEDBlinkAmber Blinking amber light - indicates a problem has occurred with the system board
Diagnostic lights SLN290309_en_US__61389805799337.Precision T7610 diagnostic LED off Off - computer is off or has completed POST
SLN290309_en_US__71389806126484.Precision T7610 diagnostic LED 13 blinking Green/blinking light - see the service manual for specific diagnostic codes

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Precision T5600

Last Published Date

21 Feb 2021



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