IBM Power 740 Express server

Configuration options Model 8205-E6D
POWER7+ processor modules – one or two per system Six-core or 12-core 4.2 GHz or
eight-core or 16-core 3.6 GHz or
eight-core or 16-core 4.2 GHz
Sockets One or two
Level 2 (L2) cache 256 kilobytes (KB) per core
Level 3 (L3) cache 10 megabytes (MB) per core
Memory 8 gigabytes (GB) to 512 GB of registered dual inline memory module (RDIMM) double data rate-3 (DDR-3) - one processor
8 GB to 1024 GB of RDIMM DDR3 - two processors
AME available
Solid-state Drives (SSD) Up to eight small form factor (SFF) drives
Disk drives Up to eight SFF serial attached SCSI (SAS) drives
Disk capacity Up to 7.2 terabytes (TB) internal storage
Media bays Slimline for DVD-random access memory (RAM)
Half height for tape drive or removable disk
I/O
PCI Adapter slots Five PCIe 8x Generation2
plus optional four PCIe Generation2 low profile
Standard Ethernet Four Ethernet 10/100/1000 megabits per second (Mbps) ports
Integrated SAS controller One controller for SAS DASD/SSD with redundant array of independent disks (RAID) 10 and DVD-RAM
Optional protected 175 MB cache with RAID 5, 6
High-performance PCI adapters (optional) Four-port 8 Gigabit (Gb) Fibre Channel (FC)
Two-port 16 Gb FC
2-port 10 Gb Ethernet (GbE) RoCE
10 GbE
10 Gb FC over Ethernet (FCoE)
Dual Port Quad Data Rate (QDR) IB
6 Gb per second (Gbps) SAS RAID controller
Other integrated ports Three universal serial bus (USB), two hardware management console (HMC), two system ports, two System Power Control Network (SPCN)
GX slots (12X) Two GX++1
I/O expansion (optional) Up to four PCIe 12x I/O drawers – 40 PCIe slots
Up to eight PCI Extended (PCI-X) DDR 12x I/O drawers – 48 PCI-X slots
Up to 416 SFF bays
Other PCI adapters supported include SAS, small computer system interface (SCSI), wide area network (WAN)/Async, USB, Crypto, Internet SCSI (iSCSI)
PowerVM technologies
POWER Hypervisor VMs, LPAR, Dynamic LPAR (DLPAR), Virtual local area network (VLAN) (Memory-to-memory interpartition communication)
PowerVM Express Edition (optional) Up to three partitions on the server; virtualised disk and optical devices (VIOS); Integrated Virtualisation Manager (IVM); Shared Dedicated Capacity
PowerVM Standard Edition (optional) PowerVM Express Edition plus Micro-Partitioning with up to 20 micropartitions per processor; Multiple Shared Processor Pools
PowerVM Enterprise Edition (optional) PowerVM Standard Edition plus Live Partition Mobility (LPM) and Active Memory Sharing (AMS)
High availability (HA) IBM PowerHA family
RAS features Error checking and correcting (ECC) memory with Chipkill
Processor Instruction Retry
Alternate Processor Recovery
Service processor with fault monitoring
Hot-plug disk bays
Hot-plug and redundant power supplies and cooling fans
Dynamic component Deallocation
OS2 AIX
IBM i
Linux for POWER
Power requirements 200 V to 240 V ac, single phase
System dimensions Rack Drawer: 6.9 in. H × 17.3 in. W × 24.0 in. D (173 mm × 440 mm × 610 mm); weight: 87 lbs (39.5 kg)3
Warranty (limited) Three years Limited Warranty, on-site for selected components; customer-replaceable unit (CRU) for all other units (varies by country), Next Business Day 09:00 to 17:00 (excluding holidays), warranty service upgrades and maintenance are available

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