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Sockets 1
Processor cores 4-, 6- or 8-core POWER7
Clock rates (Min/Max) 4-core 3.0 GHz or
6-core 3.7 GHz or
8-core 3.55 GHz
System memory (Min/Max) 4 GB / 128 GB1
Internal storage (Min/Max) 139 GB / 3.6 TB
Performance (rPerf range)*** 45.13 / 91.96
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    The Power® 710 Express server is a 1-socket server supporting 4-core, 6-core or 8-core POWER7 processor modules in a dense 2U rack-optimized form factor. Easy to buy, deploy and manage, the Power 710 Express server offers outstanding performance, reliability and energy efficiency as an infrastructure or application server. The Power 710 Express server implements Light Path diagnostics and offers a choice of AIX®, IBM i or Linux operating system while offering innovative workload-optimizing and energy management capabilities that can deliver additional performance and performance per watt to improve return on hardware and software investments.


Sockets 1
Processor cores 4-, 6- or 8-core POWER7
Clock rates (Min/Max) 4-core, 6-core or 8-core 3.0 GHz
System memory (Min/Max) 4 GB / 256 GB2
Internal storage (Min/Max) 139 GB / 4.8 TB
Performance (rPerf range)*** 45.13 / 81.24
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    The Power 720 Express server is a 1-socket server supporting 4-core, 6-core or 8-core POWER7 processor modules in a flexible rack-optimized or tower form factor. The leading-edge RAS and diagnostic capabilities make it an ideal distributed application, small consolidation server, or a complete integrated business system utilizing the IBM i operating system. The Power 720 Express is designed to deliver outstanding business value to small and midsized businesses while meeting the needs of mission-critical applications. This highly flexible, available and easy-to-manage server can enable you to spend more time running your business utilizing a proven solution from thousands of ISVs that support the AIX, IBM i and Linux operating systems.


Sockets 2
Processor cores 8-, 12- or 16-core POWER7
Clock rates (Min/Max) 8-core 3.0 GHz (2 x 4-core) or
8-core 3.7 GHz (2 x 4-core) or
12-core 3.7 GHz (2 x 6-core) or
16-core 3.55 GHz (2 x 8-core)
System memory (Min/Max) 8 GB / 256 GB3
Internal storage (Min/Max) 139 GB / 3.6 TB
Performance (rPerf range)*** 86.66 / 176.57
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    The Power 730 Express server is a two-socket server offering 8, 12 or 16 POWER7 cores in a dense, 2U rack-optimized form factor. The Power 730 Express server is a high-performance, reliable and energy-efficient server fueled by the outstanding performance of the POWER7 processor supporting a choice of AIX, IBM i or Linux operating systems. Combine that performance and operating system support with industrial-strength PowerVM™ and the workload-optimising capabilities available with the POWER7 processor and you’re now ready to run multiple application and infrastructure workloads in a virtualised environment while driving higher utilization and reducing costs.


Sockets 1 or 2
Processor cores 4-, 6-, 8-, 12- or 16-core POWER7
Clock rates (Min/Max) 4-core 3.3 GHz or
4-core 3.7 GHz or
6-core 3.7 GHz or
8-core 3.55 GHz or
8-core 3.3 GHz (2 x 4-core) or
8-core 3.7 GHz (2 x 4-core) or
12-core 3.7 GHz (2 x 6-core) or
16-core 3.55 GHz (2 x 8-core)
System memory (Min/Max) 8 GB / 512 GB4
Internal storage (Min/Max) 139 GB / 4.8 TB
Performance (rPerf range)*** 48.33 / 176.57
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    The Power 740 Express server is a 1- or 2-socket server supporting 4, 6, 8, 12 or 16 POWER7 cores in a flexible rack-optimized form factor. The Power 740 offers large memory capacity, outstanding performance of the POWER7 processor, industrial-strength virtualisation and workload-optimizing capabilities for small to midsize database servers and consolidation of virtualized application servers. These capabilities combined with proven solutions from thousands of ISVs that support the AIX, IBM i and Linux operating systems can enable companies to get the most out of their systems by increasing utilisation and performance while reducing costs.


Sockets 1 to 4
Processor cores 4-, 6- or 8-core POWER7
Clock rates (Min/Max) 4-core 3.7 GHz
6-core 3.7 GHz
8-core 3.2 / 3.6 GHz
System memory (Std/Max) 8 GB / 512 GB
Internal storage (Std/Max) 73.4 GB / 2.4 TB
Performance (rPerf range)*** 52.9 / 334.97
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    The Power 750 Express® server is a 1- to 4-socket server supporting up to 32 cores using POWER7 6-core and 8-core processor modules. The IBM Power 750 Express server is designed to deliver outstanding business value with leadership performance, choice of AIX, IBM i or Linux operating systems, and proven virtualisation capabilities of PowerVM. Whether you need a reliable and efficient server consolidation platform or a high performing multiapplication or database server, the Power 750 Express server is an ENERGY STAR®-qualified server that can fulfill your requirements while using technology that provides innovation that sets your business apart from the competition.

IBM Power 710 Express

IBM Power 720 Express

IBM Power 730 Express

IBM Power 740 Express

IBM Power 750 Express

1 4 to 64GB memory for Power 710 Model 8231-E2B
2 8/128 GB min/max memory for Power 720 Model 8202-E4B
3 128GB maximum memory for Power 730 Model 8231-E2B
4 256 GB maximum memory for Power 740 Model 8205-E6B

* Price does not include tax and is subject to change without notice. Price indicated applies to specific model which may not have all available features and functions. Different configurations have higher prices. Operating system is available for an additional charge.

** The IBM Financing Advantage program is for commercial clients with more than 25 employees for acquisitions up to $300,000. Actual rates are based on a client's credit rating, financing terms, offering type, equipment type and options. Other restrictions may apply. Rates and offerings are subject to change, extension or withdrawal without notice. IBM Global Financing offerings are provided through IBM Credit LLC in the United States, IBM Canada Ltd. in Canada, and other IBM subsidiaries and division worldwide to qualified commercial and government customers. Lease options for businesses with less than 25 employees are offered and administered in the United States and Canada by third party providers and are not affiliated with IBM Credit LLC or IBM Canada Ltd offerings or programs. Minimum transaction size is $5,000 for businesses with fewer than 25 employees. All terms and conditions are provided by the third party providers and are not part of IBM Canada Ltd. offerings or programs.

*** The benchmarks and values shown herein were derived using particular, well configured, development-level computer systems. Actual system performance may vary and is dependent upon many factors including system hardware configuration and software design and configuration.

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