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          Lenovo System x3950 X6 Intel 2.5GHz Xeon

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          Item #: 21247951
          Mfr. Part#: 6241FCU
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          • Intel 2.5GHz Xeon E7-8890V3
          • Upgradable
          • 4 processor(s) installed
          • 8 processor(s) supported
          • 128GB installed RAM
          • Technology is DDR3 SDRAM
          • 12000GB maximum
          • 45MB installed cache
          • 0GB Hot-swap hard drive
          • No Operating System Installed
          • 8U Rackmount
          • Supports Gigabit Ethernet Networking

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          The Lenovo System x3950 X6 server is an eight-socket 8U rack-mounted server that represents the sixth generation of Enterprise X-Architecture technology. It delivers innovation with enhanced scalability, reliability, availability, and serviceability features to enable optimal performance for mission-critical databases, enterprise applications, and virtualized environments.

          The x3950 X6 packs numerous fault-tolerant and high-availability features into a high-density, 8U rack-optimized lid-less package that helps to significantly reduce the space that is needed to support massive network computing operations and simplify servicing.
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          Actual Weight 186.30 lb(s)
          Compatibility Notes The Lenovo System x3950 X6 server supports four, six, or eight Intel Xeon E7-8800 v3 series processors, each installed in a Compute Book.
          Contents Server, documentation
          Chassis Form Factor 8U Rackmount
          Color Black
          Weight 186.290 lb(s)
          Cache Memory (installed) 45 MB
          RAM (installed) 128 GB
          RAM (max) 12000 GB
          RAM Technology DDR3 SDRAM
          Memory Notes 128GB (8x16GB) 1600MHz Registered (RDIMM) DDR3, expandable up to 12TB.

          Memory architecture:
          Up to 192 DIMM slots supported in total (24 DIMMs per processor, installed in the Compute Book). RDIMMs and LRDIMMs (Load Reduced DIMMs) are supported, but memory types cannot be intermixed. Memory speed up to 1600MHz supported.

          Memory maximums (requires eight processors):
          With RDIMMs: up to 3.0TB (192x16GB)
          With LRDIMMs: up to 12TB (192x64GB)

          Memory protection:
          ECC, Chipkill, RBS, memory mirroring, and memory rank sparing

          Memory-channel storage:
          Optional eXFlash DIMMs are installed in memory DIMM slots but are seen by the OS as storage devices. Memory channels with eXFlash DIMM(s) must also have at least one RDIMM. eXFlash DIMMs cannot be mixed with LRDIMMs. Maximum 32 eXFlash DIMMs can be installed. Maximum storage capacity of up to 12.8TB (32x400GB) is supported.
          O/S Notes There is no operating system pre-installed. Supported operating systems include:
          Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2, 2012, and 2008 R2
          Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 and 7
          SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 and 12
          VMware vSphere ESXi 5.5
          Operating System
          OS Provided No Operating System Installed
          Optical Drive Information
          CD/DVD Type No Optical Drive
          Physical Dimensions 13.7"h x 19"w x 31.6"d
          Ports/Connectors Expansion slots:
          Up to 24 PCI Express (PCIe) slots supported in total. 12 slots are available as standard, with two Primary I/O Books (4 slots each) and two Storage Books (2 slots each). The slots are as follows:
          (4) PCIe 3.0 x8 slots for internal RAID controllers (Storage Books)
          (4) PCIe 3.0 x16 slots (x16-wired), half length, full height (Primary I/O Books)
          (2) PCIe 3.0 x16 (x8-wired), half length, full height (Primary I/O Books)
          (2) ML2 slots for network adapter (PCIe 3.0 x8) (Primary I/O Books)
          (4) Optional I/O Books, each with three slots, all full height (use of 2 requires 6 processors; use of 4 requires 8). Optional books are hot-swap capable.
          NOTE: Optional I/O Books can be either of:
          Half-length I/O Book with two PCIe 3.0 x8 slots, one PCIe 3.0 x16 slot
          Full-length I/O Book with two PCIe 3.0 x16, one PCIe 2.0 x4 slot; two aux power connectors: 150W and 75W; supports 1 double-wide GPU up to 300W

          Expansion bays:
          (4) 2.5" hot-swap bays, expandable up to sixteen 1.8" eXFlash SSD bays, or up to eight 2.5" hot-swap SAS/SATA bays.
          NOTE: Optical and tape bays are not supported.

          (4) USB 3.0
          (2) USB 2.0
          (1) DB-15 video
          (8) USB 2.0
          (1) DB-15 video
          (1) DB-9 serial
          (1) RJ-45 1GbE IMM2 systems management
          (2) USB 2.0 (for embedded hypervisor)
          NOTE: The second video, IMM2 and internal USB hypervisor ports are only used when the server is partitioned into two four-socket servers.

          Storage controller:
          ServeRAID M5210 controller, 12Gb/s SAS/SATA, supports RAID 0/1/10.
          NOTE: Optional upgrades to RAID 5/50 are available (zero-cache; 1GB non-backed cache; 1GB or 2GB flash-backed cache). Upgrade to RAID 6/60 available with 1GB or 2GB upgrades.

          Network interfaces:
          (2) Mezzanine LOM (ML2) slots, one with quad-port GbE card with RJ-45 connectors. Optional dual-port 10GbE cards with SFP+ or RJ-45 connectors are available.
          Power Notes Power:
          (4) 900W AC redundant hot-swap 80 PLUS Platinum certified power supplies, up to eight power supplies supported in total.

          Calibrated Vectored Cooling. Up to 20 redundant hot-swap fan packs supported; ten fan zones with N+1 fan redundancy. Each fan pack includes two counter-rotated dual-motor fans.
          # Processors Installed 4
          # Processors Supported 8
          Data Bus Speed 1600 MHz
          Number of Cores 18-core
          Processor Manufacturer Intel
          Processor Model Number E7-8890V3
          Processor Speed 2.5 GHz
          Processor Speed (Boosted) 3.30 GHz
          Processor Type Xeon
          Processor Upgradability Upgradable
          Networking Protocol Gigabit Ethernet
          Hard Drive Capacity 0 GB
          Hard Drive Type Hot-swap
          Storage Controller RAID Level RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10
          Storage Controller Type SAS 12.0 Gbps, ServeRAID M5210
          UNSPSC 43211501
          External Resolution (max) 1600 x 1200
          Video Card Matrox G200eR2
          Video RAM (installed) 16 MB
          Warranty - Labor 3 Years
          Warranty - Parts 3 Years
          Warranty Details Customer-replaceable unit (CRU) and limited onsite 9x5 next business day (NBD) coverage
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