IBM System x3850 X6 & x5 Rackmount Servers

Alta Technologies buys & sells new, used, and refurbished IBM System X3850 X6 and X5 System X rackmount servers and upgrades. Whether you need a fully configured system or simply require a feature or part, we carry a huge stock of Used IBM/Lenovo System X server hardware.

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IBM x3850 X6 & x5 Information

The Lenovo System x3850 X6 server, machine type 6241, is a four-socket, four-socket, four-socket, four-socket, four-socket, four-socket, four-socket, four-socket, four-socket, four-socket, four-socket, four-s The x3850 X6 delivers rapid application performance, is built on an agile system design, and is a resilient platform that is needed for mission-critical databases, enterprise applications, and virtualized environments, and now comes with Intel Xeon E7 v4 processors.

The x3850 X5 server packs numerous fault-tolerant and high-availability features into a high-density, rack-optimized package that helps to significantly reduce the space needed to support massive network computing operations. A single x3850 X5 supports up to four of the new Intel Xeon E7 high-performance 10-core processors and up to 3 TB of memory. Two x3850 X5 servers can be connected together to form a single-system image with up to eight processors and up to 6 TB of RAM. This processing capacity is ideal for large-scale database or virtualization requirements. Figure 1 shows the System x3850 X5.

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IBM x3850 X6 & x5 Specifications

Specifications IBM System x3850 X6:

Form factor: 4U rack

Processor: One, two or four Intel Xeon E7-4800 v4 or E7-8800 v4 processors, each in a Compute Book. Processor options have between 4 and 24 cores with core frequencies up to 3.2 GHz. Three QPI links up to 9.6 GT/s each. Compute Books have TruDDR4 memory up to 1866 MHz, but cannot be mixed. Up to 60 MB L3 cache. Intel C602J chipset

Memory: Up to 96 DIMM sockets (24 DIMMs per processor, installed in the Compute Book). RDIMMs and LRDIMMs (Load Reduced DIMMs) are supported, but memory types cannot be intermixed. Memory is either TruDDR4 memory (up to 1866 MHz) or DDR3 memory (up to 1600 MHz), depending on the Compute Book selected. DDR3 memory and TruDDR4 memory cannot be mixed in the same Compute Book. Compute Books with DDR3 memory and Compute Books with TruDDR4 memory cannot be mixed in the same system

Disk drive bays: Up to 16 1.8" SSD bays, or up to 8 2.5" hot-swap SAS/SATA bays, or up to 4x 2.5” hot-swap PCIe NVMe SSD drive bays

RAID support: 12 Gb SAS/SATA RAID 0, 1, or 10 with ServeRAID M5210; optional upgrades to RAID 5 and 50 are available (zero-cache; 1 GB non-backed cache; 1 GB or 2 GB flash-backed cache). Upgrades to RAID 6 or 60 available for M5210 with 1 GB or 2 GB upgrades

Network interfaces: Mezzanine LOM (ML2) slot for dual-port 10 GbE cards with SFP+ or RJ-45 connectors or quad-port GbE cards with RJ-45 connectors.

Ports: Front: Two USB 3.0, one USB 2.0, and one VGA video port. Rear: Four USB 2.0, one VGA video, one DB-9 serial, and one 1 GbE RJ-45 systems management. Internal: USB 2.0 port for embedded hypervisor

Cooling: Calibrated Vectored Cooling™. Up to ten redundant hot-swap fan packs and five fan zones with N+1 fan redundancy. Each fan pack includes two counter-rotated dual-motor fans

Power supply: Up to four redundant hot-swap 900 W AC or 1400 W AC power supplies (all 80 PLUS Platinum certified). -48 V 750 W DC power supplies are available through CTO

Specifications IBM System x3850 X5:

Form factor/height: Rack/4U per chassis; MAX5 adds 1U

Processor type: Machine type 7143: Intel Xeon E7-8800 and E7-4800 families, up to 10 cores

Memory DIMM sockets: Up to eight memory cards, each with eight DIMM sockets (64 DIMM sockets total).
MAX5 adds 32 DIMM sockets

Disk bays: Eight 2.5" hot-swap SAS or sixteen 1.8" solid-state drives (SSD)

Network interface: Two 1 Gb Ethernet ports. Broadcom 5709C controller. Emulex 10Gb Virtual Fabric Adapter standard on most models with two 10 Gb Ethernet ports

Power supply: Up to two hot-swap redundant 1975 W power supplies

RAID support: 7143: Integrated RAID-0, RAID-1 with ServeRAID M1015 in dedicated PCIe slot. Optional RAID-5, 6, 10, 50, 60

Dimensions: Width: 440 mm (17.3 inches), depth: 712 mm (28.0 inches), height: 173 mm (6.8 inches) or 4 rack units (4U)

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