Monday, February 16, 2009

NEW - System x3950 M2 Express Model

IBM System x3950 M2 Express Model server features the latest Intel Xeon MP processors


The Express Model of the x3950 M2 server is powered with four six-core Intel Xeon MP processors at 2.66 GHz with 9 MB of L2 cache and 16 MB of L3 cache.

The x3950 M2 server is the fourth generation of the Enterprise X-Architecture®. It delivers innovation with enhanced reliability and availability features to enable optimal performance for databases, enterprise applications, and virtualized environments.

Potential benefits include:

Increased performance

Memory reliability and availability

Scalability up to 16 available sockets, (number of usable sockets will vary by OS)

Low-power cost-effective memory with Advanced Buffer execution chip to help lower power usage by the memory subsystem as much as 37%, and low latency for optimal performance

Enhanced systems management capabilities

Power management savings

High efficiency power supplies

Six-core processing performance Single Entity Offering (SEO)

7233E6U - Express Model IBM System x3950 M2

Planned availability date: March 10, 2009

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