IBM System x3950 M2 Rack Servers

Alta Technologies buys & sells new, used, and refurbished IBM System X3950 M2 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.

We offer new, used, and refurbished Lenovo ThinkSystem servers for sale, and we also buy your excess Lenovo server and storage equipment.

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IBM x3950 M2 Information

The IBM System x3950 M2 servers are equipped with Intel Xeon MP quad-core and six-core processors that run at up to 2.66 GHz and have 9 MB of L2 cache and 16 MB of L3 cache. The Enterprise X-Architecture® x3950 M2 server is the fourth generation. It enables maximum performance for databases, enterprise applications, and virtualized environments by combining innovation with better dependability and availability features.

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IBM x3950 M2 Specifications


Quad-Core Intel Xeon(tm) MP up to 2.93 GHz with 2 x 4 MB L2 cache

Two quad-core Xeon MP processors

Two additional sockets for SMP Xeon MP processor upgrades


Up to 256 GB of high-speed, lower-power, PC2-5300 ECC double data rate 2 (DDR2) SDRAM system per chassis memory with the ability to scale to 1 TB.

Active Memory(tm) with hot-swap support: Memory ProteXion(tm), Chipkill memory mirroring, and hot-swap and hot-add memory, for high performance with 256 MB XceL4v cache per chassis

Up to 32 DIMM slots per chassis delivering up to 256 GB of high-speed PC2-5300 double data rate (DDR2) memory per chassis; expandable to 1 TB in a 16-socket (64-core) complex

Hard drive (HD):

Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) controller

SAS 2.5-inch hot-swap hard drives for the latest in high-performance disk technology; 584 GB total capacity (using four 146 GB SAS Hot-Swap hard drives) with 146 GB hard drive and standard RAID card

RAID 0 and 1 standard. The optional ServeRAID-MR10k SAS/SATA Controller provides additional RAID levels

Slots: Seven 2.5 Gb PCIE x8 I/O slots (two are hot-plug) per chassis with ability to scale to 28 slots in 4 chassis configuration

Bays: Four 2.5-inch hot-swap bays for flexible installation of hard drives, supporting up to 584 GB internal data storage

Networking: Integrated Broadcom 5709 Dual-port 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet

Power supply: Two 1440-watt, voltage sensing, rear access, hot-swap power supplies


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