|Form factor/height||Single-width (30 mm)|
|Processor (max)||Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 product family, with up to 8 cores, processing up to 16 simultaneous threads|
|Number of processors (std/max)||1/2|
|Cache (max)||20 MB|
|Memory (max)||512 GB (assuming 32 GB DIMMs), 16 DIMM sockets - VLP Registered ECC DDR3, memory mirroring and sparing supported|
|Expansion slots||1 CIOv slot (standard PCIe daughter cards) and 1 CFFh slot (high-speed PCIe daughter card)|
|Disk bays (total/hot-swap)||2 hot-swappable HDDs (SATA/SAS) or SSDs|
|Maximum internal storage||2 TB|
|Network interface||Integrated Virtual Fabric for BladeCenter, Emulex BE3 Dual 10 Gb/1 Gb|
|RAID support||RAID-0, -1|
|System management||Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI), IBM Integrated Management Module, Predictive Failure Analysis, optional embedded hypervisor for virtualisation, IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager™, light path diagnostics, IBM Systems Director, IBM Server Guide, UpdateXpress, Dynamic System Analysis with Integrated RT Diagnostics, BladeCenter Open Fabric Manager|
|Operating systems supported||Microsoft Windows Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise, VMware|
|Limited warranty||3-year customer replaceable unit and onsite limited warranty, next business day 9×5, service upgrades available|
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