Kunpeng is a series of ARM CPUs from Chinese telecoms giant Huawei which is used in Huaweis TaiShen Servers. There is also a desktop motherboard with a Kunpeng CPU available. Kunpeng boards use regular DDR4 RAM and have regular PCIe slots. The Linux kernel has Kunpeng support and the SUSE, Ubuntu and CentOS distributions are officially supported by Huawei.
|CPU||Kunpeng 916||Kunpeng 920-3226||Kunpeng 920-4826||Kunpeng 920-6426|
|RAM capabilities||4-channel DDR4||8-channel DDR4||8-channel DDR4||8-channel DDR4|
|Connectivity||PCI 3.0 / 10G Ethernet||PCIe 4.0 / 100G Ethernet / CCIX||PCIe 4.0 / 100G Ethernet / CCIX||PCIe 4.0 / 100G Ethernet / CCIX|
Boards And Products
Huawei has several server variants based on Kunpeng. The Huawei TaiShan Server Data Sheet has an overview of the ready to use servers.
Huawei is also selling a dual-socket server board, Kunpeng Server Board. Price is not indicated on their product-page.
Huawei has a single-socket desktop version based on the Kunpeng 920 available. The Kunpeng Desktop Board product-page has no pricing or information indicating where it can be acquired. The board has 6 SATA ports, 2 M.2 SSD slots, 4 DDR4 RAM slots (max 64 GB) and 2 LOM NICs.