POWER7® enterprise systems deliver unprecedented performance for both transactional and throughput computing for UNIX®, IBM i and Linux® applications with up to four times the performance and workload consolidation capacity, and three times the performance per watt of POWER6® processor-based systems.
IBM Power 755
The Power® 755 is a 4-socket, 32-core server with outstanding performance in a dense 4U rack-optimized package. Using 12X InfiniBand adapters up to 641 Power 755 nodes, each with 32 cores, can be clustered together providing up to 2,048 POWER7 cores.
|Processor cores||8-core POWER7 with AltiVec™ SIMD acceleration|
|Clock rates (Min/Max)||3.6 GHz|
|System memory (Std/Max)||128 GB / 256 GB|
|Internal storage (Std/Max)||73.4 GB / 2.4 TB|
IBM Power 770
Easily scale up to 64 cores with the IBM Power 770. Unique IBM modular SMP architecture lets you add more powerful POWER7 processing capability exactly when needed. Innovative RAS features and leadership virtualization capabilities make the 770 well suited as a midrange application or database server, or for server consolidation. And the flexibility to use the leading-edge AIX®, IBM i and Linux® operating systems broadens the application offerings available and increases the ways clients can manage growth, complexity and risk.
|Processor cores||Up to 64, POWER7 @ 3.3 GHz or
Up to 48 POWER7 @ 3.7 GHz
|Clock rates (Min/Max)||3.3 / 3.7 GHz|
|System memory (Min/Max)||64 GB / 4 TB|
|Internal storage (Min/Max)||73.4 GB @ 15K rpm/7.2 TB @ 10K rpm or 4.2 TB SSD (within CEC)|
|Performance (rPerf range)***||140.75 / 606.8|
IBM Power 780
Easily scale up to 64 cores with the IBM Power 780. Unique IBM modular SMP architecture lets you add more powerful POWER7 processing capability exactly when needed. Innovative RAS features and leadership virtualization capabilities make the 780 well suited as an application or database server, or for server consolidation. And the flexibility to use the leading-edge AIX, IBM i and Linux operating systems broadens the application offerings available and increases the ways clients can manage growth, complexity and risk.
|Processor cores||Up to 96 POWER7 @ 3.44 GHz or
Up to 64 POWER7 @ 3.92 GHz or
Up to 32 POWER7 @ 4.14 GHz
|Clock rates (Min/Max)||3.44, 3.92, 4.14 GHz|
|System memory (Min/Max)||64 GB / 4 TB|
|Internal storage (Min/Max)||73.4 GB @ 10K/15K rpm up to 7.2 TB @ 10K rpm or 4.2 TB SSD (within CEC)|
|Performance (rPerf range)***||115.86 / 886.6|
IBM Power 795
The IBM Power 795 server uses 64-bit POWER7 eight-core processor technology in up to 256-core configurations with PowerVM™ virtualization. This enterprise Power server offers leadership performance and massive scalability, along with the reliability, manageability and security features needed to consolidate AIX, IBM i, and Linux applications in the largest and most demanding data center environments.
|Processor cores||6 to 256 POWER7|
|Clock rates (Min/Max)||3.72 / 4.25 GHz|
|System memory (Std/Max)||8 TB|
|I/O drawers||1 - 32|
|Performance (rPerf range)***||273.51 / 2,978.16|
1 Capability to create a cluster of up to 64 nodes is planned to be available in March, 2010. Clusters larger than 64 nodes will be considered for support on a case-by-case basis.
* 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.
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*** 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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