IBM System x3500 M4

Form factor/height 5U tower or rack server
Processor (max) Up to two Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 v2 product family at 3.5 GHz, 8.0 GT/s QPI system speed, and 30 MB of cache per processor socket
Cache (max) Up to 30 MB per processor
Memory (max) Maximum 384 GB of DDR3 RDIMMs or 768 GB of DDR3 LRDIMMs or 64 GB of DDR3 UDIMMs; 24 DIMM slots maximum, up to 1866 MHz memory speed
Expansion slots Up to eight PCIe expansion slots; Six PCIe standard with additional two PCIe slots when the second processor is populated. Optional PCI-X available via interposer conversion kit.
Drive bays (total/hot-swap) Eight 2.5-inch hot-swap or eight 3.5-inch hot-swap bays standard; up to thirty-two 2.5-inch hot-swap bays via optional upgrade kit or eight 3.5-inch simple-swap bays via configure to order (CTO)
Maximum internal storage 51.2 TB of 2.5-inch hot-swap drives (HDD upgrade options required) or 48 TB of 3.5-inch hot-swap or simple- swap SAS/SATA (via configure to order only)
Network interface Intel I350AM4 Quad Port GbE
Power supply (std/max) 1/2 hot-swap redundant 550 W/750 W/900 W, 80 PLUS® platinum
Hot-swap components Power supply and hard disk drives
RAID support Integrated 6 Gbps or new optional 12 Gbps hardware RAID-0, -1, -10, optional RAID-5, -50, -6, -60 with cache and battery or flash and supercap
System management Automatic Server Restart; Predictive Failure Analysis on processors, voltage regulator modules (VRMs), fans and memory; light path diagnostics; Integrated Management Module 2; optional remote presence; IBM Systems Director and IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager, IMM2 with dedicated management port
Operating systems supported Microsoft Windows Server 2012/2008 R2, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise, VMware vSphere Hypervisor
Limited warranty 3-year customer replaceable unit and onsite limited warranty, next business day 9x5, service upgrades available

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System x3500 M4

This all-in-one, scalable 2-socket tower server handles demanding business-critical applications.

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