IBM System x3950 X6 & x5 Rackmount Servers

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

With over 1.5 million products IN STOCK, Alta Technologies is one of the leading Lenovo resellers in the area. We also buy your excess Lenovo equipment.

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IBM x3950 X6 & x5 Information

The Lenovo System x3950 X6 server is an eight-socket 8U rack-mounted server that represents the Enterprise X-sixth Architecture's version. The x3950 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 x3950 X5 servers are Intel Xeon-based 10-core high-throughput, scalable, SMP-capable servers. They have tremendous scalability, allowing you to add more memory, adaptor cards, or processors. Models are equipped with Intel Xeon processors with 10-cores and 64-byte cache lines. 64-bit extensions are supported by the EMT64T architecture. The system board includes four Xeon MP processor connectors as standard. PC3-10600 ECC SDRAM is a high-speed SDRAM with good processor-to-memory subsystem performance.

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IBM x3950 X6 & x5 Specifications

Form factor: 8U rack

Processor: Four, six or eight Intel Xeon 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 192 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 32x 1.8" SSD bays, or up to 16x 2.5" hot-swap SAS/SATA bays, or up to 8x 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 or 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) slots for dual-port 10 GbE cards with SFP+ or RJ-45 connectors or quad-port GbE cards with RJ-45 connectors.

Cooling: Calibrated Vectored Cooling™. Up to 20 redundant hot-swap fan packs and 10 fan zones with N+1 fan redundancy. Each fan pack includes two counter-rotated dual-motor fans.

Power supply: Up to eight 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.

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