System x3100 M5

Feature Benefits
Processor: Choice of dual-core or quad-core processor. Support for quad-core Intel Xeon E3 1200 v3 series processors or dual-core Intel Core i3 4300 and 4100 series, Pentium and Celeron processors
  • Business-class reliability with latest Intel processors
  • Performance to support 64-bit applications and 1600 MHz DDR-3 memory
  • Flexibility to serve a wide range of performance needs
Four 3.5-inch simple-swap Serial ATA (SATA)/Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) bays (4U models); or four 3.5-inch and eight 2.5-inch hot-swap SAS/SATA bays (5U models)
  • Flexible storage choices to fit customer needs
  • Hot-swap options for flexibility and minimized downtime
  • Simple-swap models for simple, cost-effective replacement of hard disks
Form factor: Compact mini 4U design or flexible 5U for redundant power supply capability
  • Designed to be less intrusive in office environments by helping to generate less noise and heat
  • Optional tower-to-rack kit supports integration of servers to rack environments
  • Facilitates energy efficiency with choice of 80-PLUS® certified power supply for better energy efficiency (model dependent)
Memory capacity: Up to 32 GB 1600 MHz business-class ECC DDR-3 1.5V memory
  • Time-tested quality and reliability
  • Abundant high-performance memory at an affordable price
  • Lower voltage memory for reduced power consumption
RAID: Integrated ServeRAID™-C100 for System x® support (simple-swap 4U models) RAID-0, -1, -10 with RAID-5 available via Feature on Demand (FoD); Available hardware RAID-0, -1, -5, -10 (hot-swap 5U models) via FoD
  • Enhanced data protection and increased availability with low cost of ownership
  • Innovative RAID solution with advanced hardware options, available via upgrade
Integrated dual Gigabit Ethernet
  • Increased network throughput and redundancy with efficient slot-saving integration
  • Shares one port for system management.
High-performance I/O slots, four PCIe slots, mechanical design: x16/x8/x8/x4, electrical design: x8/x8/x4/x1
  • Higher bus speeds to optimize return on investment
  • PCI Gen3 for ample I/O speed and easy upgrade path
Energy-efficiency features: fixed power supply compliant with 80 PLUS® Bronze, redundant power supply compliant with 80 PLUS Silver, 40° C operating temperature 1.35 low voltage memory
  • Advanced energy-efficiency features for significant power savings
Systems management and tools
  • Enhanced Integrated Management Module 2 (IMM2) for simplified overall management
  • Optional upgrade to remote presence and mobile interface via FoD
  • Help with configuration setup
  • Support for diagnostics
  • Optional upgrade available to enable remote keyboard, video and mouse for remote management
Operating System support: Microsoft Windows Server 2012 and Linux server OS and VMware (model dependent)
  • Flexibility to choose operating system to meet varying small business server needs
Limited warranty
  • 1-year customer replaceable unit and on-site limited warranty, next business day 9x5, service upgrades available

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