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IBM PowerLinux 7R1 * 2U, upto 4.2G 8C, upto 64GB, SFF SAS/SATA

Product ID: 8246-L1D
Status: Available

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Description:

The IBM 8246 is a PowerLinux 7R1 server that delivers the outstanding performance of the IBM POWER7+ processor in a dense, highly efficient 2U rack-optimized form factor for Linux clients. It is ideal for running multiple Linux infrastructure and application workloads, and with PowerVM virtualization, can be more economical than traditional Linux servers.

Model abstract 8246-L1D

The IBM 8246 PowerLinux 7R1 sever model L1D has a processor type POWER7+; clock rate of 4-core processor module -- 3.6 GHz, 6-core processor module -- 4.2 GHz, 8-core processor module -- 4.2 GHz; system memory of 32 GB/256 GB; and internal storage consisting of 5400 GB (2 1/2" HDD/SSD); internal slots/bays consisting of 6 Low Profile slots /6 2.5" HDD/SSD bays, 1 SATA DVD bay, and 1 Tape bay (with feature #EL0T or #EL0X).

Highlights:

The PowerLinux 7R1 is fueled by the outstanding performance and energy efficiency of the IBM POWER7+ processor optimized for the Linux operating system running on the IBM Power platform:

  • Powerful 64-bit 4-, 6-, and 8-core POWER7+ processor modules

  • Up to 256 GB of memory with optional memory riser card

  • Rich I/O options in the system unit:
    • Five PCIe Gen2 low profile slots
    • PCIe2 LP 4-port 1GbE adapter
    • Six disk or solid-state drive (SSD) SAS small form-factor bays -- up to 5.4 TB
    • Slimline DVD-RAM
    • Bay for tape or removable drive
    • Integrated SAS/SATA controller with RAID 0, 1, and 10 support for disk and SSD; support for tape and DVD

  • EnergyScale technology
IBM Product Life Cycle:

Type ModelAnnounced AvailableMarketing Withdrawn Service Discontinued
8246-L1D 2013-02-052013-02-20 --
Additional Information:
Short Title: IBM PowerLinux 7R1 Server
Alternate Offering IDs: 8246
Offering Type: Hardware
Offering Subtype: Standard
Content Revision Date: 20141216
Document Identifier: 000000344607
Brand Codes: B5YE6 B5Y00 B5000
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