Cable Assemblies for High Performance Standards-based Cabling Applications
3M™ high routability low profile Twin Axial Cable and ultra power efficient Active Optical Cable (AOC) solutions provide speed, efficiency, and flexibility for High Performance Computing (HPC) applications.
3M high-speed cable assemblies are essential for the efficient operation of systems that process large volumes of data. For high-performance computing, routers, storage and switches, 3M has the cabling solutions you need connect devices with the latest industry standard physical interfaces. Connection options include SATA, SAS, miniSAS, SFP+, QSFP+, CX4 - and coming soon CXP and PCIe. Use the selection guide below to find the precise cable assembly and length you need for your application.
|Interconnect Format||Infiniband||Ethernet||Fiber Channel||PCI Express||SATA||SAS|
|QSFP+ (SFF-8436)||AOC||AOC||AOC||N/A||N/A||AOC/SAS 2.1/3.0|
|SFP+ (SFF-8431)||Passive Copper||Passive Copper||Passive Copper||N/A||N/A||N/A|
|MiniSAS/Internal SFF-8087||N/A||N/A||N/A||Passive Copper||N/A||Passive Copper SAS 2.1|
|MiniSAS/External SFF-8086 SFF-8088||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||Passive Copper SAS 2.0/2.1|
|SATA/Internal SFF-8087||N/A||N/A||N/A||N/A||Passive Copper SATA 1.0/2.0/3.0||N/A|
|3M Solutions Reference by Interconnect|
|Interconnect Format||Technology Description||Series|
|QSFP+ (SFF-8436)||Active Optical Cable - Low Power - Lengths to 100M||6A22|
|SFP+ (SFF-8431)||High Routability TwinAx Cabling - Lengths to 5m||1410|
|MiniSAS/Internal SFF-8087||High Routability TwinAx Cabling - Lengths to 1m||8F36|
|MiniSAS/External SFF-8086 SFF-8088||High Routability TwinAx Cabling - Lengths to 6m||8G26|
|SATA/Internal SFF-8087||High Routability TwinAx Cabling - Lengths to 1m||5602|