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Table 1. BladeCenter HX5 (7872) at-a-glance
Part number Withdrawal date CPU/FSB speed (GHz/MHz) -cache Number of processors (std/max) Memory (std/max) System Mgmt Processor Integrated Ethernet
7872-42Y 31 December 2011 Intel Xeon Processor E7520 4C (1.86GHz 18MB) Cache 95w 1/2 2GB / 16GB Y Dual Gb
7872-61Y 31 December 2011 Intel Xeon Processor E7530 6C (1.86GHz 12MB) Cache 105w 1/2 2GB / 16GB Y Dual Gb
7872-64Y 31 December 2011 Intel Xeon Processor E7540 6C (2.00GHz 18MB) Cache 105w 1/2 2GB / 16GB Y Dual Gb
7872-65Y 31 December 2011 Intel Xeon Processor E7540 6C (2.00GHz 18MB) Cache 105w 1/2 2GB / 16GB Y Dual Gb
7872-82Y 31 December 2011 Intel Xeon Processor L7555 8C (1.86GHz 24MB) Cache 95w 1/2 2GB / 16GB Y Dual Gb
7872-E6Y 31 December 2011 Intel Xeon Processor E7540 6C (2.00GHz 18MB) Cache 105w 2/2 16GB / 16GB Y Dual Gb
7872-63Y 31 December 2011 Intel Xeon Processor E6540 6C (2.00GHz 18MB) Cache 105w 2/2 4GB / 40GB Y Dual Gb
7872-68Y 31 December 2011 Intel Xeon Processor E6540 6C (2.00GHz 18MB) Cache 105w 2/2 40GB / 40GB Y Dual Gb
7872-6DY 31 December 2011 Intel Xeon Processor E6540 6C (2.00GHz 18MB) Cache 105w 2/2 4GB / 40GB Y Dual Gb
7872-83Y 31 December 2011 Intel Xeon Processor X6550 8C (2.00GHz 18MB) Cache 130w 2/2 4GB / 40GB Y Dual Gb
7872-84Y 31 December 2011 Intel Xeon Processor X7560 8C (2.26GHz 24MB) Cache 130w 2/2 4GB / 40GB Y Dual Gb
7872-86Y 31 December 2011 Intel Xeon Processor X7560 8C (2.26GHz 24MB) Cache 130w 1/2 2GB / 16GB Y Dual Gb
7872-E8Y 31 December 2011 Intel Xeon Processor X6550 8C (2.00GHz 18MB) Cache 130w 2/2 28GB / 40GB Y Dual Gb
7872-66Y 31 December 2011 Intel Xeon Processor E7540 6C 2.00GHz 18MB Cache 105w 2/2 8GB / 16GB Y Dual Gb

Table 1. BladeCenter HX5 (7872) at-a-glance (continued)
Part number Withdrawal date Storage controller Internal HDD interface Internal HDD storage (std/max) HDD Bays (Std/Max) Expansion Slots (Std/Max)
7872-42Y 31 December 2011 N/A N/A 0GB/400GB 0/2 0/3
7872-61Y 31 December 2011 N/A N/A 0GB/400GB 0/2 0/3
7872-64Y 31 December 2011 N/A N/A 0GB/400GB 0/2 0/3
7872-65Y 31 December 2011 N/A N/A 0GB/400GB 0/2 0/3
7872-82Y 31 December 2011 N/A N/A 0GB/400GB 0/2 0/3
7872-E6Y 31 December 2011 N/A N/A 0GB/400GB 0/2 0/3
7872-63Y 31 December 2011 N/A N/A 0GB/400GB 0/2 0/3
7872-68Y 31 December 2011 N/A N/A 0GB/400GB 0/2 0/3
7872-6DY 31 December 2011 N/A N/A 0GB/400GB 0/2 0/3
7872-83Y 31 December 2011 N/A N/A 0GB/400GB 0/2 0/3
7872-84Y 31 December 2011 N/A N/A 0GB/400GB 0/2 0/3
7872-86Y 31 December 2011 N/A N/A 0GB/400GB 0/2 0/3
7872-E8Y 31 December 2011 N/A N/A 0GB/400GB 0/2 0/3
7872-66Y 31 December 2011 N/A N/A 0GB/400GB 0/2 0/3

Notes:

  1. Model numbers provided are worldwide generally available variant (GAV) model numbers which are not orderable as listed and need to be modified by country. The U.S. GAV model numbers use the following nomenclature: xxU. For example, the U.S. orderable part number for 7872-E6Y is 7872-E6U. See the product-specific Official IBM announcement letter for other country-specific GAV model numbers. GAV to MTM mapping for AP Geographies follow the same pattern. Substitute the last character with a country-specific designator.
  2. Withdrawal dates are provided for U.S. and Canada only. Business Partner Inventory may be available.
  3. SSD Expansion Card for IBM BladeCenter HX5 (PN 46M6908) is required for solid state drive support. A single card can support up to 2 solid state drives
  4. IBM HX5 2-node scalability kit (PN 46M6975) is required for a double-wide 4-socket HX5 configuration
  5. IBM HX5 1-node Speed Burst card (PN 59Y5889) is recommended for single-wide 2-socket HX5 configuration
  6. The 130 W models of HX5 are limited to the following chassis models: -BCH(8852) Models 4Tx -BCH (8852) Models 4Sx with enhanced cooling upgrade option (68Y6650) and 2900 W power supply,up to 10 HX5 blades per chassis. -BCH(#8852) Models 4Sx with enhanced cooling upgrade option (68Y6650) and 2980 W power supply upgrade option (68Y6601), up to 12 HX5 blades per chassis

8 July 2014