System x3300 M4


Powerful, flexible and reliable, the new System x3300 M4 is the value-priced performance tower for your emerging business.

Meet demand today, prepare for tomorrow

The x3300 M4 is a scalable, easy-to-use solution for customers in need of a powerful, affordable business server that can fit under their desk. The x3300 M4 embraces the 'pay as you grow' philosophy to maintain an affordable entry price while allowing you to scale and configure the server to meet your needs. This dual-socket system comes standard with a single Intel® Xeon® E5-2400 series processor and room to add a second as needed. The FoD option makes it easy to unlock an expanded set of capabilities with optional activation keys. Storage flexibility includes support for both 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch hard drives, offering a total capacity of up to 48 terabyte (TB) of hot-swappable storage.

Product features

Hardware summary

Feature Benefits
High-performance, energy-smart Intel Xeon E5-2400 series processor with up to 8 cores and 20 megabyte (MB) L3 cache per processor socket
Two ultra-fast dual inline memory modules (DIMMs) per channel at 1333/1600 MHz, with up to12 DIMMs of double data rate-3 (DDR3) UDIMM/RDIMM memory
Support for up to 16 small form factor (SFF) 2.5-inch hot-swap or 8 large form factor (LFF) 3.5-inch hot-swap or simple-swap Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) and Serial ATA (SATA) hard disk drive (HDDs) (model dependent)
Optional integrated 6 Gbps hardware RAID-0, -1, -10 with optional upgrade to -5, -50, -6, -60 with cache and battery or flash and supercap
Integrated 3 Gbps software RAID-0, -1, -10 standard
Up to six PCIe slots, (five PCIe slots standard)
Optional PCI-X slot
Optional redundant cooling and hot-swap, redundant power
Integrated management module 2 (IMM2)
Integrated quad-port Gigabit Ethernet (GbE)
IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager
Virtualisation support
ServerGuide™ software
Security capabilities
3-year customer replaceable unit (CRU) and on-site limited warranty with next business day 09:00 to 17:00 service upgrades available
Form factor/height Tower/4U (rack-mountable)
Processor (max) Up to two Intel Xeon E5-2400 series processors
Number of processors (std/max) 01/02/15
Cache (max) Up to 20 megabyte (MB) per processor
Memory (max) Up to 192 gigabyte (GB), 12 slots (unregistered dual inline memory module (UDIMM)/registered dual inline memory module (RDIMM))
Expansion slots Up to six peripheral component interconnect Express (PCIe) expansion slots; five PCIe slots standard, plus one additional PCIe slot when the second processor is populated. An optional peripheral component interconnect Extended (PCI-X) slot is available via an interposer conversion kit.
Disk bays (total/hot-swap) Eight 2.5-inch hot-swap or four 3.5-inch hot/simple-swap bays standard, up to sixteen 2.5-inch hot-swap bays via optional upgrade kit, or eight 3.5-inch hot/simple-swap bays via optional upgrade kit
Maximum internal storage Up to 48 TB
Network interface Intel I350 Quad 1 gigabit Ethernet (GbE) Controller (2 ports std, 2 ports via FoD)
Power supply (std/max) Fixed 460 W (1/1), redundant 550 W/750 W (1/2), 80 PLUS
Hot-swap components Power supply and hard disk drives
redundant array of independent disks (RAID) support Integrated 3 gigabits per second (Gbps) software RAID-0, -1, -10 standard, optional 6 Gbps hardware RAID-0, -1, -10 or RAID-5, -50 or -6, -60
Systems management Integrated management module 2 (IMM2) with optional upgrade FoD for remote presence, Predictive Failure Analysis (PFA), diagnostic light emitting diode (LEDs), IBM Systems Director and Active Energy Manager (model dependent)
Operating systems supported Microsoft® Windows® Server 2012 R2/2008 R2, Red Hat Enterprise Linux®, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, VMware vSphere Hypervisor
Limited warranty 3-year customer replaceable unit (CRU) and onsite limited warranty, next business day 09:00 to 17:00, service upgrades available
6 TB 7.2K 6Gbps NL SATA 3.5" G2SS 512e HDD T1kVA Tower UPS ( 100V-125VAC)
T1kVA Tower UPS (200V-240VAC)
8 GB (1x8 GB, 2Rx4, 1.5V) PC3-12800 CL11 ECC DDR3 1600 MHz LP RDIMM
00FN178 55951AX
Optimise storage with high density and low cost per GB hard drives Energy Efficient Tower UPS offering power protection, conditioning and backup Add more memory to help improve the performance of all your workloads

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