IBM Flex System x240 Compute Node


To meet today’s complex and ever-changing business demands, the IBM® Flex System™ x240 compute node, an element of the IBM PureFlex™ System, is optimized for virtualization, performance and highly scalable I/O designed to run a wide variety of workloads. The Flex System x240 is available on either your PureFlex System or IBM Flex System solution.

Get the most out of your compute environment

The Flex System x240 compute node delivers maximum performance—up to 50 percent performance boost over previous generation servers.1 This enables businesses to get more out of their compute environment for a broad set of workloads. Features such as automated power management with onboard sensors give you more control over power and thermal levels across the system. These capabilities, combined with memory capacity up to 768 GB, help you get the most out of your compute environment.

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1 Comparing IBM Flex System x240 (Intel Xeon E5-2697 v2, 2.7 GHz) to previous generation IBM Flex System x240 (Intel Xeon E5-2690)

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