Flexibility, Value

The Lenovo® BladeCenter HS23E offers you flexible configuration options and provides you the energy efficiency and density you need. Combine the twelve dual inline memory module (DIMM) slots supporting up to 192 Gigabytes (GB) of double data rate 3 (DDR3) memory at 1600 Megahertz (MHz), with the integrated 1 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) onboard for flexibility with value.

Superb performance

The HS23E offers value for performance, with support for the 8-core Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2400 series that processes up to 16 simultaneous threads and 1600 MHz memory. It is ideal for a variety of workloads such as business applications, virtualisation, IT and web infrastructure, point of sale (POS) and smart computing.

Product features

Hardware summary

Feature Benefits
Supports 8-core Intel Xeon processor E5-2400 series
Ultra-fast 1600 MHz, 12 DIMM slots
Integrated memory controller
Optional embedded hypervisor
1 standard CIOv and 1 high-speed CFFh expansion slot
RAID-0, -1
Support for two 2.5-inch hot-swap SAS or SATA or SSDs
High-speed I/O
Blue Path Cooling design
Support for all Lenovo BladeCenter chassis
Integrated Management Module (IMM)
Light path diagnostics
Predictive Failure Analysis (PFA)
Open Fabric Manager
Rear Door Heat eXchanger
Calibrated Vectored Cooling
Trusted Platform Module (TPM) 1.2
Form factor/height Single-width (30 mm)
Processor (max) Intel Xeon processor E5-2400 series, with up to 8 cores, processing up to 16 simultaneous threads
Number of processors (std/max) 1/2
Cache (max) 20 Megabytes (MB)
Memory (max) Capacity: 12 DIMM sockets at 192 GB
Speed: VLP Registered error correcting code (ECC) DDR3, at 1333 or 1600 MHz, memory mirroring and sparing supported
Expansion slots 1 CIOv slot (standard peripheral component interconnect Express (PCIe) daughter cards) and 1 CFFh slot (high-speed PCIe daughter card)
Disk bays (total/hot-swap) 2 hot-swappable hard disk drives (HDD) or solid state drives (SSD)
Maximum internal storage 2 Terabytes (TB) (assumes 1 TB drives)
Network interface Broadcom 5718 onboard NIC with dual GbE ports with TOE
RAID support RAID-0, -1: choice of software and hardware RAID
System management Unified Extensible Firmware Interface (UEFI), Integrated Management Module (IMM), Predictive Failure Analysis (PFA), optional embedded hypervisor for virtualisation, light path diagnostics, ServerGuide, UpdateXpress, Dynamic System Analysis (DSA) with Integrated RT Diagnostics, Fabric Manager
Operating systems supported Microsoft Windows Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), SUSE Linux Enterprise, VMware
Limited warranty 3-year customer replaceable unit (CRU) and onsite limited warranty, next business day 09:00 to 17:00, service upgrades available
1.2 TB 10K 6 Gigabits per second (Gbps) serial attached SCSI (SAS) 2.5-inch G2HS HDD 1 TB 7.2K 6 Gbps NL serial advanced technology attachment (SATA) 2.5-inch small form factor (SFF) Slim-HS HDD 16 GB (1x16 GB, 2Rx4, 1.5V) PC3-12800 CL11 ECC DDR3 1600 MHz VLP registered dual inline memory module (RDIMM)
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