IBM Flex System x440 Compute Node


  • Designed for large mainstream virtualization, business process and database workloads
  • No compromise scalable and dense four-socket design with available 1.5 TB memory capacity and up to 64 virtual network adapters
  • Strong price performance for larger workloads and simplified deployment and management

To meet today’s complex and ever-changing business demands, the IBM® Flex System® x440 compute node is designed for mainstream virtualization, database deployments, and business process memory-intensive environments. The Flex System x440 compute node is a price-performance optimized 4-socket compute node with flexible I/O options to help you match system capabilities to workloads. With a dense design, the Flex System x440 compute node can help reduce floor space used, and lower data center power and cooling costs.

Ideal platform for many workloads

The Flex System x440 high-density, four-socket compute node is performance-tuned and features compute, memory and I/O capacity to meet your needs. It is designed to deliver a combination of performance, built-in capabilities, and cost-effectiveness, featuring automated power management with onboard sensors to give you more control over power and thermal levels across the system. Combined with memory capacity up to 1.5 TB, the Flex System x440 compute node is designed to help you get the most out of your systems.

Product features

  • Utilized for virtualization, performance and highly scalable I/O
  • Designed for memory-intensive HPC applications and distributed database
  • Management of all resources from a single interface with IBM Flex System Manager®
  • Virtual networking with virtual fabric and up to 16 physical ports

Hardware summary

  • Memory capacity up to 1.5 TB, 48 DIMMs
  • Four Intel Xeon processor E5-4600 v2
  • Automated power management with onboard sensors
  • Two 2.5-inch hot-swap (SAS/SATA/SSD) disk slots
  • Integrated system management
  • Integrated RAID-0, -1 or optional ServerRAID M5115 (RAID-0, -1, -5, -6, -10, -50)
  • Redundant optional hypervisor
  • 4 x Mezzanine Cards (x16 + x8 PCI Express 3.0)

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Lenovo acquires IBM x86 systems

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