IBM Flex System p260 and p460 Compute Nodes

IBM Flex System p260
Form factor Flex System standard node
Processor cores 2, 4, 8 or 16 cores, POWER7+, 64-bit processors with VSX, Memory Expansion acceleration and Encryption acceleration
Configuration Options:
2-core 4.0 GHz
4-core 4.0 GHz
8-core 3.6 GHz
8-core 4.1 GHz
256 KB per processor core
Level 2 (L2) cache 256 KB per processor core
Level 3 (L3) cache 10 MB per processor core on P7+ offerings
Memory (min/max) 8 GB up to 512 GB, 16 DIMM slots, ECC IBM Chipkill DDR3 SDRAM running at 1066 MHz plus
Active Memory Expansion with hardware assist
Internal disk storage Up to two 2.5-inch Hard Disks or two 1.8-inch Solid State Drives
Networking/Expansion Two PCIe Expansion Slots
Systems management Integrated systems management processor, light path diagnostics, Predictive Failure Analysis, Cluster Systems Management (CSM), Serial Over LAN, IPMI compliant
RAS features Chassis redundant/hot-plug power and cooling
Front Panel and FRU/CRU LEDs
Concurrent code update and Processor deallocation
Compute node hot plug and Dual VIOS support
Dual AC Power Supply
Auto reboot on power loss
Internal and chassis-external temperature monitors
System management alerts
IBM Chipkill ECC detection and correction
Operating systems AIX 6.1, AIX 7.1
IBM i 6.1 and 7.1
RHEL 5.7, 6.2; SLES11 SP2
Energy management EnergyScale™ energy management
IBM Flex System p460
Form factor Flex System double-wide node
Processor cores 16 or 32 cores, POWER7 64-bit processors with AltiVec SIMD and Hardware Decimal Floating-Point acceleration
16 or 32 cores, POWER7+, 64-bit processors with VSX, Memory Expansion acceleration and Encryption acceleration
Configuration Options:
4-core 3.3 GHz or 4.0 GHz
8-core 3.2 GHz or 3.6 GHz
8-core 3.5 GHz or 4.1 GHz
Level 2 (L2) cache 256 KB per processor core
Level 3 (L3) cache 4 MB per processor core on 3.3, 3.2 and 3.5 GHz P7 offerings
10 MB per processor core on 3.6, 4.0 and 4.1 GHz P7+ offerings
Memory (min/max) 16 GB up to 1 TB node, 32 DIMM slots, ECC IBM Chipkill DDR3 SDRAM running at 1066 MHz plus
Active Memory Expansion with hardware assist
Internal disk storage Up to two 2.5-inch Hard Disks or two 1.8-inch Solid State Drives
Networking/Expansion Four PCIe Expansion Slots
Systems management Integrated systems management processor, light path diagnostics, Predictive Failure Analysis, CSM, Serial Over LAN, IPMI compliant
RAS features Chassis redundant/hot-plug power and cooling
Front Panel and FRU/CRU LEDs
Concurrent code update and Processor deallocation
Compute Node hot plug and Dual VIOS support
Dual AC Power Supply
Auto reboot on power loss
Internal and chassis-external temperature monitors
System management alerts
IBM Chipkill ECC detection and correction
Operating systems AIX 6.1, AIX 7.1
IBM i 6.1 and 7.1
RHEL 5.7, 6.2; SLES11 SP2
Energy management EnergyScale energy management