||Up to two six-core (up to 3.46 GHz) or quad-core (up to 3.6 GHz) Intel Xeon 5600 series processors with QuickPath Interconnect technology up to 6.4 GT/s, and up to 1333 MHz memory speed.
||Up to 12 MB L3.
||Up to 18 DIMM sockets (9 DIMMs per processor). Up to 288 GB with 16 GB DDR3 RDIMMs and 18 populated DIMM slots (up to 144 GB with 9 DIMMs per processor), or up to 48 GB with 4 GB DDR3 UDIMMs and 12 populated DIMM slots (up to 24 GB with 6 DIMMs per processor).
||ECC, ChipKill (for x4-based memory DIMMs), Memory Mirroring, and Memory Sparing.
|Disk drive bays
||Up to eight 2.5" hot-swap SAS/SATA HDDs or solid-state drives (SSDs).
|Maximum internal storage
||Up to 7.2 TB with 900 GB SAS HDDs, or up to 8.0 TB with 1 TB SATA HDDs, or up to 1.6 TB with 200 GB SSDs. Intermix of SAS/SATA/SSD is supported.
||RAID 0, 1, 1E with ServeRAID-BR10il v2 or M1015; RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, 50 with M5014 or M5015. Optional upgrade to RAID 5 is available for M1015. Optional upgrade to RAID 6, 60 is available for M5014/M5015.
|Optical drive bays
||One with optional Optical Drive Enablement Kit, support for DVD-ROM or Multiburner. If used, the maximum number of HDD bays is limited to 4.
|Tape drive bays
||Integrated 2 Gigabit Ethernet ports, plus 2 ports on optional Gigabit Ethernet with Ethernet Daughter Card (does not consume PCI slot).
|PCI Expansion slots
||Up to 3 slots (up to 2 standard slots are available; one slot is dedicated to RAID controller), dependant on the riser cards used. Standard models have:
Each slot is implemented using a riser card. Each PCIe riser card can be replaced with a PCI-X riser card offering one PCI-X 64-bit/133 MHz slot.
- Slot 1: PCI Express 2.0 x16, Low-profile
- Slot 2: PCI Express 2.0 x16, full-height, half-length
||Two USB 2.0 and one DB-15 video on front. Two USB 2.0, one DB-15 video, one DB-9 serial, one RJ-45 systems management, up to 4 RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet network ports (2 standard, 2 optional) on rear. One internal USB port for embedded hypervisor.
||IBM Calibrated Vectored Cooling™ with 6 counter-rotating hot swap fans with N+1 redundancy. Altimeter is to control fan speed based on atmospheric pressure.
||Up to 2 redundant hot-swap 460 W AC or 675 W AC or 675 W high efficiency (HE) AC power supplies with 90%+ efficiency. 675 W -48 V DC models are available via CTO.
||Hard drives, power supplies, fans.