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IBM Power System E850

IBM Power System E850
Sockets Two to four
Processors POWER8
Cores 16 to 32 (8-core)
20 to 40 (10-core)
24 to 48 (12-core)
Clock rates (Min/Max) 3.72 GHz (8-core) or
3.35 GHz (10-core) or
3.02 GHz (12-core)
System memory (Min/Max) Up to 2TB increasing to 4TB1
Integrated PCIe adapter slots 4 to 8 PCIe Gen3 x16 (2 per socket) +
3 PCIe Gen3 x8
Internal Storage 8 SFF bays (2.5 in.) for Hard Disk Drive (HDD) / Solid State Disk (SSD)
4 SSD bays (1.8 in.)
Max PCIe Gen3 I/O Drawers
(12 PCIe Gen3 slots each)
4
Statement of Direction (US)
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    The Power E850 is an efficient 4-socket system that offers an ideal mix of performance, scalability and reliability in a compact, 4U design, featuring Capacity on Demand innovation.


IBM Power System E870

Sockets Four or eight
Processors POWER8
Cores 8 to 64 (8-core)
8 to 80 (10-core)
Clock rates (Min/Max) 4.02 GHz (8-core)
4.19 GHz (10-core)
System memory (Min/Max) Up to 8TB
System control unit One
Integrated PCIe adapter slots 8 or 16 PCIe Gen3 x16
Max PCIe Gen3 I/O Drawers
(12 PCIe Gen3 slots each)
8
Max DASD/SSD I/O Drawers
(24 SFF bays each)
64
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    The IBM Power® E870 server is a high-performance, secure enterprise system optimized for the compute-intensive performance demands of large-scale, mission-critical transaction, database and analytics applications. With up to 80 IBM POWER8™ processors, an efficient modular design, built-in IBM PowerVM® virtualization technologies and Capacity on Demand innovation, the Power E870 server can consistently sustain high service levels across hundreds of virtual workloads on a single system.


IBM Power System E880

Processors Four, eight, twelve or sixteen POWER8 processors
Cores 8 to 128 (8-core processors)
8 to 192 (12-core processors)
Clock rates (Min/Max) Either 4.02 GHz or 4.35 Ghz
System memory (Min/Max) Up to 16 TB
System control unit One
Integrated PCIe adapter slots 8, 16, 24 or 32 PCIe Gen3 x16
Max PCIe Gen3 I/O Drawers
(12 PCIe Gen3 slots each)
Up to 16
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    The IBM Power® E880 server is a high-performance, secure enterprise system optimized for the compute-intensive performance demands of large-scale, mission-critical transaction, database and analytics applications. With up to 192 IBM POWER8™ processors, an efficient modular design, built-in IBM PowerVM® virtualization technologies and Capacity on Demand innovation, the Power E880 can consistently sustain high service levels across hundreds of virtual workloads on a single system.


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