IBM System x3100 M5

Form factor/height 4U/5U with tower-to-rack kit
Processor (max) Up to one Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3 series (quad-core), i3 series (dual-core), Pentium series (dual-core), or Celeron processor (dual-core)
Cache (max) UP to 8 MB per processor (model dependent)
Memory (max) Up to 32 GB via four slots (UDIMM)
Media bays Up to two 5.25-inch half-high bays, support for DVD-ROM or multiburner, half-high SATA DVD-ROM standard in standard models
Disk bays (total) Up to four 3.5-inch or eight 2.5-inch hard disk drives (HDDs)
RAID support Integrated IBM ServeRAID C100 RAID-0, -1, (RAID-5 upgrade via IBM Feature on Demand (FoD)), optional hardware RAID-0, -1, -10 or RAID-5, -50 or RAID-6, -60*
Power supply (std/max) 1/2 300 W or 350 W fixed (4U models); or 430 W 80 PLUS® Silver certified redundant power supply unit (5U models)
Hot-swap components Up to four 3.5-inch or eight 2.5-inch HDDs, 460 W hot-swap redundant power supplies
Network interface 2 x 1 Gigabit Ethernet
Expansion slots Up to four PCIe (2 PCIe 3.0, 2 PCIe 2.0) slots (x16, x8, x8, x4 physical; x8, x8, x4, x1 electrical)
USB ports 2 front (USB 3.0)/4 back (USB 2.0)/2 internal
Maximum internal storage Up to 16 TB
Energy efficiency Fixed power supply compliant with 80 PLUS Bronze, redundant power supply compliant with 80 PLUS Silver, 40° C operating temperature for wide ambient range
Systems management Integrated Management Module 2 (IMM2) standard with IMPI 2.0 and Serial over LAN, optional upgrade to remote presence via IBM Feature on Demand, IBM System Director
Operating systems supported Microsoft Windows Server 2012/2008/R2, SBS 2011, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux, VMware (subject to availability)
Limited warranty 1-year customer replaceable unit and on-site limited warranty, next business day 9x5, service upgrades available

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