Lenovo Flex System x240


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The Lenovo® Flex System x240 Compute Node delivers powerful performance with Intel® Xeon® processors – up to a 50 percent performance boost over previous generation servers.1 This enables businesses to get more out of their compute environment. Features such as automated power management with onboard sensors give you more control over power and thermal levels across the system. These capabilities, combined with memory capacity up to 768 Gigabytes (GB), help you get the most out of your compute environment.

Product features

Hardware summary

Feature Benefits
Highest memory capability – up to 768 GB per server
Full range of processor support – up to 130 W processor
Industry’s widest support of I/O technologies – Ethernet, Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE), Internet small computer system interface (iSCSI), Infiniband
Simple management with Lenovo XClarity
Processor 2/2, Intel Xeon processors E5-2600 v2 series
Level 2 (L2) cache 256 Kilobytes (KB) per core
Level 3 (L3) cache 4 cores - 6 cores –15 Megabytes (MB), 6 cores - 10 cores – 25 MB, 12 cores – 30 MB
Chipset Intel C600
Form factor Flex System standard node
Memory 24 Double Data Rate-3 (DDR3)/DDR3L LP, 768 Gigabytes (GB) maximum with 32 GB Load-Reduced Dual Inline Memory Modules (LRDIMM)
Internal storage 2 x hot-swap 2.5-inch Serial Attached SCSI (SAS)/Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA)/ Solid State Drive (SSD)
Internal Redundant Array of Independent Disks (RAID) LSI 2004, RAID-0/-1
Optional ServeRAID M5115/RAID-0, -1, -5, -6, -10, -50 with LSI SAS2208 Controller
Internal Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2 x Standard USB Flash Key +
1 x Front Access USB Key
Ethernet Virtual Fabric 2 x 10 GbE Lights Out Management (LOM)
Chassis support Flex System Enterprise Chassis
Input/Output (I/O) Expansion 2 x Mezzanine Cards (x16 + x8 Peripheral Component Interconnect Express (PCIe) 3.0)
1 x PCIe Expansion Node Connector (x16 PCI Express 3.0)
Warranty 3-year Customer Replaceable Unit (CRU) and onsite limited warranty, next business day 09:00 to 17:00, service upgrades available
Management Integrated Management Module 2 (IMM2), RTMM KVM Dongle
Systems management Lenovo XClarity delivers a centralised systems management solution that helps administrators deliver infrastructure faster and with less effort
Operating systems Microsoft Windows Server, SUSE, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), VMware
RAS features Chassis redundant/hot-plug power and cooling
Front panel and Field Replaceable Unit (FRU)/CRU Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs)
800 GB SATA 2.5-inch MLC HS Enterprise Value SSD 1.2 TB 10K 6Gbps SAS 2.5-inch G2HS Hard Disk Drives (HDD) 16 GB (1x16 GB, 2Rx4, 1.5V) PC3-14900 CL13 Error Checking and Correction (ECC) DDR3 1866 MHz LP Registered Dual Inline Memory Modules (RDIMM)
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High-performance, dense flash to accelerate applications Optimise density and performance with the latest 2.5-inch HDDs Add more memory to help improve the performance of all your workloads

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