IBM Power 755 server

High performance compute node for scalable clusters using InfiniBand architecture interconnect products

Configuration options
Processor modules 8-core 3.6 GHz POWER7 processors with AltiVec SIMD acceleration
Sockets 41
Level 2 (L2) cache 256 KB per core
Level 3 (L3) cache 4 MB per core
Memory 128 GB to 256 GB of 1066 MHz DDR3
Solid State Drives (SSD) Up to eight SFF drives
Disk drives Up to eight SFF SAS drives
Disk capacity Up to 2.4 TB
Media bays One slimline for DVD-RAM
PCI Adapter slots Two PCI-X 2.0; Three PCI Express 8x
Integrated Virtual Ethernet Four Ethernet 10/100/1000 Mbps ports or Two 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports
Integrated SAS controller One controller for SAS DASD/SSD and DVD-RAM
Other integrated ports Three USB, two HMC, two system ports
GX slots (12X) One2
Expansion features (optional)
High-performance PCI adapters 8 Gigabit Fibre Channel, 10 Gigabit Ethernet, 10 Gigabit Fibre Channel over Ethernet
Other PCI adapters supported include SAS, SCSI, WAN/Async, USB, Crypto, iSCSI
RAS features IBM Chipkill ECC detection and correction
Processor Instruction Retry
Alternate Processor Recovery
Service processor with fault monitoring
Hot-plug disk bays
Hot-plug and redundant power supplies and cooling fans
Dynamic component Deallocation
Operating systems3 AIX
Linux® for POWER®
Power requirements 200 V to 240 V ac, single phase
System dimensions Rack Drawer: 6.9" H x 17.3" W x 28.7" D (175 mm x 440 mm x 730 mm); weight: 120.0 lb (54.4 kg)4
Warranty (limited) 9 hours per day, Monday through Friday (excluding holidays), next business day for one year at no additional cost; on-site for selected components; CRU (customer replaceable unit) for all other units (varies by country). Warranty service upgrades and maintenance are available.

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