Tuesday, March 31, 2009

NEW - System x3650 M2 - 5500 Series - Announcement


Power, scalability, control, and serviceability for dynamic Web-serving and On Demand Business applications:

  • Ultra-thin, high-availability, rack-optimized, 2U platform

  • Powerful Intel® Xeon® 5500 series dual- or quad-core processor with new Intel Xeon 5500 series processors with new microarchitecture design featuring Quick Path Interconnect (QPI) technology

  • 2, 4, or 8 GB of high-speed DDR3 SDRAM Registered DIMM memory; sixteen DIMM slots that support up to 128 GB maximum memory with 8 GB optional DIMMs

  • Support for up to twelve 2.5-inch hot-swap SAS or hot-swap SATA HDDs or SSDs

  • Four PCI-Express x8 Gen 2 slots

  • 2 x8 - Full length full height

  • 1 x8 - Half length, full height

  • 1 x8 - Low Profile

  • 4 x8 are convertible to 2 x16 via optional risers

  • All 4 x8 slots are convertible to 2 x16 via optional risers

  • Optional support for PCI-X adapters with optional PCI-X 64-bit riser

  • 675-watt, auto-ranging power supply

  • Integrated systems management processor

  • Integrated dual Gigabit Ethernet ports (standard) for high I/O capacity, plus two additional GbE ports (option) with failover capability One serial port (16550A-compatible), four USB ports (front and rear), and two video ports (front and rear)

x3650 M2

  • 794712U

  • 79473AU

  • 794732U

  • 794752U

  • 794758U

  • 794762U

  • 794772U

  • 794792U

  • 7947E1U

  • 7947E2U

  • 7947E3U


The following are new unique option part numbers for System x3650 M2 server.

  • PCI-Express (2x8) Riser Card 46M1072

  • PCI-Exp (1x16) Riser Card (CTO) 46M1073

  • PCI-X Riser Card (CTO) 46M107

  • 4 +4 HDD Drive Enablement kit 46D2516

  • 675W redundant power supply 46M1075

  • Dual-port 1 GB Ethernet Daughter Card 46M1076

Planned availability date: April 30, 2009

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