Lenovo System x3850 X6

Form factor/height Rack/4U
Processor (max) Up to four Intel® Xeon® processors E7-4800/8800 v3 series, up to 3.2 GHz, up to 1600 MHz memory access (DDR3) and up to 1866 MHz (DDR4) memory access, 18 cores per processor
Memory (max) Up to 6 TB, 96 DIMM slots supporting 64 GB LRDIMMs
Flash storage Up to 12.8 TB, 32 x 400 GB eXFlash™ DIMMs (ultra-low latency)
Expansion slots Up to 11 PCIe; Gen3 (up to 11), Gen 2 (up to 2), up to five x16 slots; up to six full-length, full-height
Disk bays (total/hot-swap) Up to eight 2.5-inch Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) hard disk drives (HDDs) or SAS solid state drives (SSDs); or up to sixteen 1.8-inch eXFlash SSDs or up to 4 NVMe PCIe SSDs
Maximum internal storage Up to 8 x 2.5-inch SAS/SATA HDDs or up to 8 x 2.5-inch SSDs or up to 16 x 1.8-inch eXFlash SSDs or up to four x 2.5-inch NVMe PCIe SSDs
Network interface One ML2 socket; ML2 card choices include: 4 x 1 GbE copper or 2 x 10 GbE SFP+ or 2 x 10 GbE 10BaseT; Dedicated 1 GbE on-board management port
Power supply (std/max) Up to four common 1400 W or 900 W AC or 4 x 750 W DC
Hot-swap components Half-length I/O Books, Full-length I/O Books, power supplies, fans, hard disk drives, SSDs
RAID support RAID-0, -1, -10 standard; optional RAID-5, -6, -50, -60
Systems management Alert on LAN 2, automatic server restart, IBM Systems Director, ServerGuide®, IMM2, light path diagnostics (independently powered), Wake on LAN, Dynamic System Analysis, Predictive Failure Analysis on storage, processors, adapter slots, VRMs, fans, power supplies and memory
Operating systems supported Microsoft Windows Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, VMware vSphere Hypervisor
Limited warranty 3-year customer replaceable unit and onsite service, next business day 9×5, service upgrades available
2.0 GB NVMe 32 GB RDIMM 2x40GbE ML2 Mezz LOM Adapter
90Y3236 95Y4808 00FP650
NVMe flash drives deliver lower latency and higher throughput than SAS or SATA. Mission critical memory increases reliability for critical workloads. Ideally suited for High Performance Computing (HPC), this adapter delivers high bandwidth, low latency, and excellent interconnect efficiencies.

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