xREF: IBM x86 Server Reference

An IBM Redpaper publication


IBM® System x® and BladeCenter® servers and IBM Flex System™ compute nodes help to deliver a dynamic infrastructure that provides leadership quality and service that you can trust.

This document (simply known as xREF) is a quick reference guide to the specifications of the currently available models of each System x and BladeCenter server. Each page can be used in a stand-alone format and provides a dense and comprehensive summary of the features of that particular server model. Links to the related IBM Redbooks Product Guide are also provided for more information.

An easy-to-remember link you can use to share this guide: http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/xref

Also available is xREF for Products Withdrawn Prior to 2012, a document that contains xREF sheets of System x, BladeCenter, and xSeries servers, and IntelliStation workstations that were withdrawn from marketing prior to 2012.

Changes in the April 22 update:
* NeXtScale nx360 M4 now supports a PCIe Native Expansion Tray, page 58
* x3850 X6 Workload Optimized Solution for SAP HANA models, page 53
* x3950 X6 Workload Optimized Solution for SAP HANA models, page 55

See the Summary of changes in the document for a complete change history.

Table of contents

IBM System x
IBM NeXtScale
IBM System x iDataPlex
IBM BladeCenter
IBM Flex System
Withdrawn systems

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Publish Date
06 March 2012

Last Update
22 April 2014

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