The Cisco UCS C24 M3 is part of the Cisco UCS C-Series Rack Servers family, built to operate in standalone environments as well as part of the Cisco UCS. Delivering balanced performance and expandability to meet individual workload requirements, the Cisco UCS C24 M3 features Intel Xeon processor E5-2400 and E5-2400 v2 product families.

The Cisco C24 M3 provides up to 12 DIMM slots, 5 PCIe slots, and two 1 Gigabit Ethernet LOM ports. And, the Cisco UCS C24 M3 offers optional 10K and 15K RPM SAS drives to deliver a high number of I/O operations per second for transactional workloads like database management systems.

High-capacity SATA drives are an affordable, large-capacity solution. These disk options make the Cisco C24 M3 ideal in many types of storage-intense applications, including IT and web infrastructure, big data, consolidation, entry-level virtualization, and small to medium databases.

Cisco UCS C24 M3 Features:


1 or 2 Intel Xeon processor E5-2400 or E5-2400 v2 product family


12 DIMM slots

Support for DDR3 registered DIMMs

Support for DDR3 low-voltage DIMMs


Mirroring option

PCIe slots

Riser 1:

One x16 PCIe Gen 3 slot, x16 extended connector (Cisco CNIC), 3/4-length, full-height, with NCSI1 and Cisco CNIC2 support. (The Cisco 1225 virtual interface card requires an NCSI slot.)

One x4 PCIe Gen 3 slot, x8 connector, half-length, full-height, no NCSI support

Riser 2:

One x8 PCIe Gen 3 slot, half-length, half-height

One x8 PCIe Gen 3 slot, half-length, half-height

One x8 PCIe Gen 3 slot, half-length, half-height

Hard drives

Up to 16 or 24 front-accessible, hot-swappable, 2.5-inch SFF SAS or SATA or SSD drives

Up to 12 front-accessible, hot-swappable, 3.5-inch LFF SAS or SATA drives

Hard disk options

2.5” SFF and 3.5” LFF drive options

Rear connectors

Additional interfaces including a VGA video port (DB - 15), 4 USB 2.0 ports, 1 Gigabit Ethernet dedicated management port, dual 1 Gigabit Ethernet ports, a serial port (DB-9)

Cisco UCS Integrated Management Controller

Integrated Emulex Pilot-3 Baseboard Management


IPMI 2.0 compliant

One 10/100/1000 Ethernet out-of-band management interface or one Gigabit Ethernet LOM or Cisco 1225 VIC access

CLI and WebGUI management tool

KVM, vMedia


3.45” H x 16.93” W x 26” D (2RU form factor)

Operating temperature

41 to 104°F (5 to 40°C) (derate the maximum temperature by 1°C per every 305m of altitude above sea level)

Nonoperating temperature

-40 to 149°F (-40 to 65°C)

Operating humidity

10 to 90% noncondensing

Nonoperating humidity

5 to 93% noncondensing

Vibrant offers complete configurations as well as individual parts and upgrades for this model. For pricing on new or used Cisco UCS C24 M3 Servers servers, upgrades or parts, please contact Vibrant sales at or call 888-443-8606 or 952-653-1700.