Lenovo System x3950 X6

Form factor/height Rack/8U
Processor (max) Up to eight 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 12 TB, 192 DIMM slots supporting 64 GB LRDIMMs
Ultra-low latency Flash storage Up to 12.8 TB, 32 x 400 GB eXFlash™ DIMMs
Expansion slots Up to 22 PCIe; Gen3 (up to 22), Gen 2 (up to 4), up to ten x16 slots; up to 12 full-length, full-height
Disk bays (total/hot-swap) Up to sixteen 2.5-inch Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) hard disk drives (HDDs) or SAS solid state drives (SSDs); or up to thirty-two 1.8-inch eXFlash SSDs or up to eight NVMe PCIe SSDs
Maximum internal storage Up to 16 x 2.5-inch SAS/SATA hard disk drives (HDDs) or up to 16 x 2.5-inch SSDs or up to 32 x 1.8-inch eXFlash SSDs or up to eight x 2.5-inch NVMe PCIe SSDs
Network interface Two ML2 sockets; ML2 card choices include: 4 x 1 GbE copper or 2 x 10 GbE SFP+ or 2 x 10 GbE 10BaseT; Two dedicated 1 GbE on-board management ports
Power supply (std/max) Up to eight common 1400 W or 900 W AC or 8 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, SUSE Linux Enterprise Server, Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server, VMware vSphere Hypervisor
Limited warranty 3-year customer replaceable unit and onsite service, next business day 9×5, service upgrades available

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