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IBM BladeCenter HX5 Express

Series features:
  • Flexible systems that can be independently scaled for processor and memory
  • Compute capacity of up to 20 processor cores in little more than .5U space
  • Up to two Intel Xeon E7-8800, E7-2800 or E7-4800 series processors. Scalable to four processors in a double-wide form factor
  • Up to 512 GB of memory with 16 VLP DDR3 DIMMs per single-wide 2-socket node; up to 1.0 TB in double-wide 4-socket configuration
  • Scalable MAX5 memory expansion module for up to 1.25 TB capacity in a double-wide form factor
  • Supports 95 W, 105 W and 130 W CPU skews in 2-socket and 4-socket configurations
  • Partition a 4-processor blade to two 2-processor blades without physical reconfiguration
  • 1 CFFh slot (high-speed PCIe daughter card) and 1 CIOv slot (standard PCIe daughter card) per 2-socket node
  • Optional embedded hypervisor
  • Support for up to two 1.8-inch solid-state drives per 2-socket node
  • Integrated Virtual Fabric adapter in select models

HX5 4-socket configuration:

  • You can order an HX5 4-socket configuration via the “Build your own” section

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 All models:  Select a standard model.
 Options can be purchased with these models, but they are not installed.
 For full configuration and integration capability, choose a ‘Build your own’ system above.

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