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IBM System x3500 M4

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Form factor/height Tower/5U (rack-mountable)
Processor (max) Up to two Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 product family at 2.9 GHz, 8.0 GT/s QPI system speed, and 20 MB of cache per processor socket
Number of processors (std/max) 1/2
Cache (max) Up to 20 MB per processor
Memory (max) Maximum 384 GB of DDR3 RDIMMs or 768 GB of DDR3 LRDIMMs or 64 GB of DDR3 UDIMMs; 24 DIMM slots maximum, up to 1600 MHz memory speed
Expansion slots Up to eight PCIe expansion slots; Six PCIe standard with additional two PCIe slots when the second processor is populated. Optional PCI-X available via interposer conversion kit.
Drive bays (total/hot-swap) Eight 2.5" hot-swap or eight 3.5" hot-swap bays standard; up to 32 2.5" hot-swap bays via optional upgrade kit or eight 3.5" simple-swap bays via configure to order (CTO)
Maximum internal storage 32 TB of 2.5" hot-swap SAS/SATA (HDD upgrade options required) or 24.0 TB of 3.5" hot-swap or simple- swap SAS/SATA (via configure to order only)
Network interface Intel I350AM4 Quad Port GbE
Power supply (std/max) 1/2 hot-swap redundant 550 W/750 W/900 W, 80 plus
Hot-swap components Power supply and hard disk drives
RAID support Integrated 6 Gbps or 3 Gbps hardware RAID-0, -1, -10, optional RAID-5, -6, -10, -50, -60 with cache and battery or flash and supercap
System management Automatic Server Restart; Predictive Failure Analysis on processors, voltage regulator modules (VRMs), fans and memory; light path diagnostics; Integrated Management Module 2; optional remote presence; IBM Systems Director and IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager, IMM2 with dedicated management port
Operating systems supported Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise, VMware vSphere Hypervisor
Limited warranty 3-year customer replaceable unit and onsite limited warranty, next business day 9x5, service upgrades available