IBM Flex System x86 compute nodes

IBM Flex System x86 compute nodes


IBM Flex System x220





Ideal for infrastructure workloads and entry virtualisation.

Processor Intel® Xeon® Processor E5-2400 product family; Up to 2 processors and 16 cores
Memory capacity (Max) 12 DIMMs; up to 192GB
Internal storage (Max) Up to 2TB

IBM Flex System x222





Ideal for maximum physical density in virtualised environments.

Form factor Flex System standard node with two 2-socket twin nodes
Processor family Intel® Xeon® E5-2400 product family
Number of processors Up to 2 processors and 16 cores per twin node
Memory capacity Up to 384 gigabytes (GB) max per twin node with 32 GB load reduced dual inline memory module (LRDIMMs)/12 dual inline memory modules (DIMMs)
Internal storage Up to 1.0 terabyte (TB) per twin node

IBM Flex System x240





Ideal for mainstream virtualisation and enterprise workloads.

Form factor 2-socket standard compute node
Processor family Intel Xeon E5-2600 v2 product family
Number of processors Up to 2 processors and 24 cores
Memory capacity Up to 768 GB / 24 DIMMs
Internal storage Up to 2.0 TB

IBM Flex System x240 M5 Compute Node





The 2-socket IBM® Flex System x240 M5 Compute Node is the heart of new advances in hardware components, management software and networking you need to help keep operating costs down without sacrificing efficiency, reliability or security.

Form factor 2U rack server
Processor family Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v3 series
Number of processors Up to 2 processors/36 cores
Memory capacity (Max) Up to 1.5 TB (future); up to 768 GB at announcement/24 DIMMs
Internal storage (Max) Up to 4.0 TB

IBM Flex System x440





The IBM Flex System® x440 compute node is designed for virtualisation, databases, and memory-intensive computing applications. The Flex System x440 compute node is a price-performance optimised 4-socket compute node that allows you to do more with your business.

Business use Ideal for high-end virtualisation, mainstream databases, and memory intensive, high performance workloads.
Form factor 4-socket double-wide compute node
Processor family Intel Xeon Processor E5-4600 v2 product family
Number of processors Up to 4 processors and 48 cores
Memory capacity (Max) Up to 1.5 TB / 48 DIMMs
Internal storage (Max) Up to 2 TB

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