Saturday, August 2, 2008

NEW - IBM System x3655 -- SMP capable, rack-optimized servers include PCI-Express support and powerful 1.7 GHz and 2.1 GHz/2 MB quad-core AMD Opteron


The IBM® System x3655 is a low-cost, dual-socket server that is optimized for general-purpose computing. It provides flexibility and scalability while offering multiple levels of price/performance. The x3655 provides quad-core performance at an entry-level price. With features such as low-cost processors, 16 available DIMMs with up to 64 GB of DDR II memory, and robust I/O, users can configure to meet their needs.

Features include:

*Ultrathin, rack-optimized, 2 U high
*AMD Opteron 1.7 GHz and 2.1 GHz quad-core processors with 2 MB of L2 cache and 2 MB L3 cache
*Two-, four-, and eight-way interleaved Chipkilltm, 667 MHz ECC DDR2 SDRAM RDIMM memory; addressable up to 64 GB

Choice of configurations
*3.5-inch hot-swap SAS (6; 4 with tape)
*2.5-inch hot-swap SAS (8 with tape)
*3.5-inch hot-swap SATA (6; 4 with tape)

*Integrated SAS controller with 8 lanes for 1.168 TB high-speed internal disk storage solutions (eight x 146 GB) or up to 4.5 TB1 (six x 750 GB SATA HS HDDs)
*Support for PCI-Express, PCI-X, or HTX
*One standard DVD-CD/RW Combo drive in all models
*835-watt, auto-ranging power supply
*Embedded systems management processor
*Integrated dual Gigabit Ethernet Broadcom BCM5706
*One serial port (16550A-compatible), six USB ports (two front, four rear), and two RJ-45 ports

Planned availability date: August 8, 2008


Description model

System x3655 794322U
ExpressSeller models System x3655 7943E1U

Quad Core AMD Opteron Processor Model 2344 HE 46M2282
(1.7GHz, 55W ACP)

Call your IBM team for a full configuration.

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