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          IBM System x3550 M4 Intel 2.0GHz Xeon

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          Item #: 13865935
          Mfr. Part#: 7914EBU
          Availability: Limited Quantity
          Est. Ship: Ships Monday

          • Intel 2.0GHz Xeon E5-2620
          • Upgradable
          • 1 processor(s) installed
          • 2 processor(s) supported
          • 8GB installed RAM
          • Technology is DDR3 SDRAM
          • 768GB maximum
          • 15MB installed cache
          • No Operating System Installed
          • 1U Rackmount
          • Supports Gigabit Ethernet Networking

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          The IBM System x3550 M4 server provides outstanding performance for your business-critical applications. Its energy-efficient design supports more cores, memory, and data capacity in a compact 1U package that is easy to service and manage. With more computing power per watt and the latest Intel Xeon processors, you can reduce costs while maintaining speed and availability.

          The x3550 M4 is a cost- and density-balanced 1U, 2-socket business-critical server, offering improved performance and pay-as-you grow flexibility along with new features that improve server management capability. The powerful system is designed for your most important business applications and cloud deployments.

          Combining balanced performance and flexibility, the x3550 M4 is a great choice for small and medium businesses and up to the large enterprise. It can provide outstanding uptime to keep business-critical applications and cloud deployments running safely. Ease-of-use and comprehensive systems management tools make it easy to deploy. Outstanding RAS and high-efficiency design improves your business environment and helps save operational costs.

          The x3550 M4 offers a flexible, scalable design and a simple upgrade path to eight HDDs plus an optical drive at the same time, and up to 768 GB of memory. The flexible onboard Ethernet solution provides four standard integrated Gigabit Ethernet ports and two optional embedded 10 Gb Ethernet ports without occupying PCIe slots. Comprehensive systems management tools with the next-generation Integrated Management Module II (IMM2) make it easy to deploy, integrate, service, and manage.
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          Actual Weight 35.10 lb(s)
          Compatibility Notes The x3550 M4 offers numerous features to boost performance, improve scalability, and reduce costs:

          The Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 product family improves productivity by offering superior system performance with 8-core processors and up to 2.9GHz core speeds, up to 20MB of L3 cache, and up to two 8GT/s QPI interconnect links.

          Up to two processors, 16 cores, and 32 threads maximize the concurrent execution of multithreaded applications.

          Intelligent and adaptive system performance with Intel Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 allows CPU cores to run at maximum speeds during peak workloads by temporarily going beyond processor TDP.

          Intel Hyper-Threading Technology boosts performance for multithreaded applications by enabling simultaneous multithreading within each processor core, up to two threads per core.

          Intel Virtualization Technology integrates hardware-level virtualization hooks that allow operating system vendors to better utilize the hardware for virtualization workloads.

          Intel Advanced Vector Extensions (AVT) significantly improve floating point performance for compute-intensive technical and scientific applications compared to Intel Xeon 5600 series processors.

          The 24 Load Reduced DIMMs (LRDIMMs) of 1333MHz DDR3 ECC memory provide speed, high availability, and a memory capacity of up to 768 GB (running at 1066 MHz).

          The theoretical maximum memory bandwidth of the Intel Xeon processor E5 family is 51.6GB/s, which is 60% more than in the previous generation of Intel Xeon processors.

          The use of solid-state drives (SSDs) instead of or along with traditional spinning drives (HDDs) can significantly improve I/O performance. An SSD can support up to 100 times more I/O operations per second (IOPS) than a typical HDD.

          The server has four integrated Gigabit Ethernet ports and two optional 10 Gb Ethernet ports with mezzanine cards that do not consume a PICe slot.

          The server offers PCI Express 3.0 I/O expansion capabilities that improve the theoretical maximum bandwidth by 60% (8 GT/s per link) compared to the previous generation of PCI Express 2.0.

          With Intel Integrated I/O Technology, the PCI Express 3.0 controller is integrated into the Intel Xeon processor E5 family. This helps to dramatically reduce I/O latency and increase overall system performance.
          Contents Server, management hardware and software, line cord, rack slides kit, documentation
          General
          Chassis Form Factor 1U Rackmount
          Color Black
          Memory
          Cache Memory (installed) 15 MB
          RAM (installed) 8 GB
          RAM (max) 768 GB
          RAM Technology DDR3 SDRAM
          Memory Notes 8GB PC3L-10600 CL9 ECC 1333 MHz LP RDIMM (1x8GB).
          There are 24 DIMM slots, 12 per processor. Maximum memory:
          With LRDIMMs: Up to 768GB with 24x32GB LRDIMMs and two processors
          With RDIMMs: Up to 384GB with 24x16GB RDIMMs and two processors
          With UDIMMs: Up to 32GB with 16x2GB UDIMMs and two processors

          Memory notes:
          The server supports UDIMMs, RDIMMs, and LRDIMMs.
          Mixing different types of memory (UDIMMs, RDIMMs, and LRDIMMs) is not supported.
          Mixing 1.5V and 1.35V DIMMs in the same server is supported. In such a case all DIMMs operate at 1.5V.
          The maximum number of ranks per channel is eight (with the exception of Load Reduced DIMMs, where more than eight ranks are supported because one quad-rank LRDIMM provides the same electrical load on a memory bus as a single-rank RDIMM).
          The maximum quantity of DIMMs that can be installed in a server depends on the number of CPUs, DIMM type, rank, and operating voltage.
          All DIMMs in the server operate at the same speed, which is determined as the lowest value of:
          - Memory speed supported by specific CPU
          - Lowest maximum operating speed for the selected memory configuration that depends on rated speed, operating voltage, and quantity of DIMMs per channel.
          O/S Notes No operating system installed.

          Supported operating systems:
          Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
          Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Datacenter x64 Edition
          Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Datacenter x86 Edition
          Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Enterprise x64 Edition
          Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Enterprise x86 Edition
          Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Standard x64 Edition
          Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Standard x86 Edition
          Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Web x64 Edition
          Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Web x86 Edition
          Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 Premium Edition
          Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2008 Standard Edition
          Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server with Xen x64 Edition
          Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Server x64 Edition
          Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Server Edition
          Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Server x64 Edition
          SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 10 for AMD64/EM64T
          SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 11 for AMD64/EM64T
          SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 11 for x86
          SUSE LINUX Enterprise Server 11 with Xen for AMD64/EM64T
          VMware vSphere 5

          See the IBM ServerProven website for the latest information about the specific versions and service levels supported and any other prerequisites:
          http://www.ibm.com/systems/info/x86servers/serverproven/compat/us/nos/matrix.shtml
          Operating System
          OS Provided No Operating System Installed
          Optical Drive Information
          CD/DVD Type DVD Multi
          Physical Dimensions 1.7"h x 16.9"w x 28.9"d
          Ports/Connectors Expansion slots:
          Slot 1: PCIe x16; low profile, half-length
          Slot 2: PCIe x16, PCIe x8, or PCI-X; full-height, half-length (requires second processor to be installed)

          Expansion bays: (4) 2.5" HS standard, up to (8) 2.5" hot-swap SAS/SATA HDDs

          Storage controller: ServeRAID M5110 512MB Flash with RAID 0, 1, 10, 5, 50

          I/O ports:
          (7) USB 2.0 (2 front, 1 internal)
          (2) DB-15 video (1 front)
          (1) DB-9 serial
          (1) RJ-45 systems management
          (4) RJ-45 GbE network ports
          (2) Power in
          Power Notes Power supply: (1) 550W hot swap
          Processor
          # Processors Installed 1
          # Processors Supported 2
          Chipset Type Intel C604
          Number of Cores 6-core
          Processor Manufacturer Intel
          Processor Model Number E5-2620
          Processor Speed 2.0 GHz
          Processor Type Xeon
          Processor Upgradability Upgradable
          Protocols
          Networking Protocol Gigabit Ethernet
          Standards
          Compliant Standards CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-07, FCC Part 15 A, ICES-003 Class A, IEC 60950-1, NOM
          Storage
          Hard Drive Interface SAS 6.0Gb/s, SATA 6.0Gb/s
          Hard Drive Type Hot-swap
          Storage Controller RAID Level RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10, RAID 5, RAID 50
          Storage Controller Type ServeRAID M5110
          UNSPSC 43211501
          Video
          External Resolution (max) 1600 x 1200
          Video Card Matrox G200eR2
          Video RAM (installed) 16 MB
          Warranty - Labor 3 Years
          Warranty - Parts 3 Years
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          CPUs/Processors (1 Product)
          Flash Drives (1 Product)
          Internal DVD Drives (1 Product)
          Internal Hard Drives (7 Products)
          KVM Displays & Accessories (1 Product)
          Memory (RAM) (2 Products)
          Network Management Software (1 Product)
          Power Cords (3 Products)
          Power Supplies (1 Product)
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