IBM System x x3400 M3 2.53GHz E5649 920W Tower (5U) server

x3400 M3, Intel Xeon E5649 (12M Cache, 2.53 GHz, 5.86 GT/s Intel QPI), 1 x 4GB DDR3, 16 x 2.5" SAS/SATA HDD, Hot-Swap, Matrox G200eV 16MB, DVD-ROM, 2 x RJ-45, Gigabit Ethernet, 6 x USB 2.0, 38000 g, Tower/5U
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£2,514.72 £2,095.60
- Provides optimum performance and processing capability at a lower cost.
- Offers large storage capacity and flexible configurations to scale as needs grow.
- Helps reduce energy costs and ease management with efficient design.

Achieve IT goals with a sustainable investment
The IBM System x3400 M3 tower server with the latest Intel ® Xeon® processors offers flexibility, reliability and security as well as enhanced systems management features that make it an ideal choice for small, midsize and distributed businesses. This 2-socket server provides a balance of performance, high availability, expansion capability and ease of management in a stable, long-life platform. The x3400 M3 includes features designed to achieve affordable performance on a tower server, allowing you to replace your older systems as business grows.

Grow affordably with flexible upgrades
The x3400 M3 offers flexible configuration options to help you scale easily as business grows. Higher storage capacity as well as choice in storage interface lets you transform your business as you require. Select the right combination of hard disk drive size, processor and memory capacity for today, and easily incorporate more tomorrow.

Product features
- Dual-socket computing power optimized for up to 8 total cores standard or up to 12 cores (configure to order only) at lower power usage per core.
- Greater memory and storage capacity than previous generations.
- Cost-saving design to help achieve data center like computing power at desk-side infrastructure price point.
- Optional hot-swap hard disk drives and performance-optimized RAID support.
- Mainframe-inspired reliability and quality for maximum uptime.
- Energy-efficient design and IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager™ to save electricity and cooling costs, and reduce noise.
- Comprehensive systems management.
- Support legacy PCI slots for smooth transition.

Hardware summary
- 5U tower with optional rack-mount capability.
- Up to two four-core Intel Xeon E5620 2.40 GHz processors with 12 MB optimized cache standard or up to two six-core Intel Xeon X5675 3.06 GHz processors with 12 MB optimized cache (configure to order only).
- 1333 MHz, DDR-3 registered DIMM memory.
- Up to five high-performance PCIe I/0 slots and one PCI slot standard, additional two PCI-X or one PCIe available via configure to order only.
- Supports up to eight or 16 small form factor (2.5") hot-swap Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) or Serial ATA (SATA) hard disk drives (HDDs) (model dependent); or up to four 3.5" simple-swap SATA HDDs or up to eight 3.5" hot-swap SAS or SATA HDDs (configure to order only).
- 6 Gbps RAID and 3 Gbps adapters standard (model dependent).
Manufacturer Lenovo
SKU 7379F2G
Manufacturer Part Number 7379F2G
EAN 4053162260863
Condition: New
Detailed Specification
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesNo
Thermal Design Power (TDP)80 W
Tcase76.2 °C
Supported instruction setsSSE4.2
Processor threads12
Processor package size42.5
Processor operating modes64-bit
Processor lithography32 nm
Processor codenameWestmere EP
Processor codeSLBZ8
Physical Address Extension (PAE)40 bit
Number of QPI links2
Memory types supported by processorDDR3 800/1066/1333
Memory channels supported by processor3
Memory bandwidth supported by processor (max)32 GB/s
Maximum internal memory supported by processor288 GB
FSB ParityNo
Execute Disable BitYes
Embedded options availableNo
ECC supported by processorYes
Bus typeQPI
Processor cache typeSmart Cache
Processor cache12 MB
CPU multiplier (bus/core ratio)19
Conflict Free processorNo
Processor seriesIntel Xeon 5600 series
Processor frequency2.53 GHz
Processor boost frequency2.93 GHz
Number of processors installed1
Processor modelE5649
System bus rate5.86 GT/s
Processor socketSocket B (LGA 1366)
Processor cores6
Processor front side bus1333 MHz
Motherboard chipsetIntel 5520
Maximum number of SMP processors2
Compatible processor seriesXeon
Processor familyIntel® Xeon® 5000 Sequence
RAID supportYes
RAID levels5, 6, 10, 50, 60
Number of hard drives supported8
Maximum storage capacity16 TB
Hard drive size3.5"
Internal memory4 GB
Memory slots16 x DIMM
Memory clock speed1066 MHz
Maximum internal memory128 GB
Internal memory typeDDR3-SDRAM
Optical drive
Optical drive typeDVD-ROM
Maximum graphics adapter memory16 MB
Graphics adapter familyMatrox
Graphics adapterG200eV
Wake-on-LAN readyYes
Networking featuresGigabit Ethernet
LAN controllerBroadcom BCM5716
Ethernet LANYes
Ports & interfaces
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity1
USB 2.0 ports quantity4
Serial ports quantity1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports3
Expansion slots
PCI slots1
PCI Express x8 slots4
PCI Express x16 slots1
Compatible operating systemsWindows Server 2008 (32/64-bit)
Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)
Windows Server 2003 (32/64-bit)
RHEL 6 (32/64-bit)
RHEL 4, 5 (32/64-bit)
SLES 10, 11 (64-bit)
VMware vSphere 4.1
Optical drive typeDVD-ROM
Chassis typeTower (5U)
Number of power supply units1
Redundant power supply (RPS) supportNo
Power supply670 W
Technical details
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
Intel Rapid Storage TechnologyNo
Chassis typeTower (5U)
Compatible operating systemsWindows Server 2008 (32/64-bit)
Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)
Windows Server 2003 (32/64-bit)
RHEL 6 (32/64-bit)
RHEL 4, 5 (32/64-bit)
SLES 10, 11 (64-bit)
VMware vSphere 4.1
Processor special features
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep TechnologyYes
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d)Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Intel® vPro™ TechnologyNo
Intel® Turbo Boost TechnologyYes
Intel Trusted Execution TechnologyYes
Intel® Quick Sync Video TechnologyNo
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT)No
Intel® InTru™ 3D TechnologyNo
Intel® Insider™No
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)Yes
Intel Flex Memory AccessNo
Intel Enhanced Halt StateYes
Intel Demand Based SwitchingYes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID)No
Intel Clear Video TechnologyNo
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)No
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)No
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x)1
Intel FDI TechnologyNo
Intel Dual Display Capable TechnologyNo
Intel Fast Memory AccessNo
Processor ARK ID52581
Intel Rapid Storage TechnologyNo
Weight & dimensions
Width218 mm
Weight37.9 kg
Height440 mm
Depth767 mm
Compliance industry standardsIEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab
Energy Star certifiedYes
Operational conditions
Operating relative humidity (H-H)8 - 80%
Operating temperature (T-T)10 - 35 °C
Operating altitude0 - 2133 m
Other features
Mac compatibilityNo
Graphics adapter familyMatrox
Graphics adapterG200eV

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