IBM United States
Hardware Announcement 101-285
October 4, 2001
IBM pSeries 690 Brings POWER4 Technology to the 32-Way Server Environment
At a Glance
IBM Innovative Technology A top performing UNIX server featuring:
Cost-efficient growth path to the future
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Innovative IBM platforms with new tools and application flexibility help lower costs, improve efficiency, and expedite e-business transformation.
The IBM pSeries 690 (7040-681) is the first in a family of products representing a new generation of IBM's UNIX-based, 64-bit, symmetric multiprocessing (SMP) servers. It gives you the power you need to consolidate workloads within a single, powerful, UNIX-based system. The large SMP server no longer functions merely as a server, but rather as self-contained "IT infrastructure in a box."
The attributes of the pSeries 690 set the stage to grow as your needs change:
Use it as you make your transition from existing RS/6000® Model S80 and p680 units or move to a brand new computing model.
New platform designs and new features (for example, world-class SMP performance, serviceability, assurances, and logical partitioning), position the pSeries 690 to satisfy the unpredictable and unprecedented performance, capacity, and availability you demand. It can also handle high-growth e-business, NetGen segments, the Telco Customer Care and Billing (CCB) subsegment of CRM, and the high performance computing environment.
You gain leading-edge technologies, such as the POWER4 microprocessor, logical partitioning, and enhanced management features to bolster continuous operation and workload management in your 24 x 7 business environment.
Planned Availability Date
December 14, 2001
April 25, 2002
March 29, 2002
AIX 5L for POWER V5.1 with the 5100-01 Recommended Maintenance package (APAR IY21957), or later
IBM is delivering the most technologically advanced line of servers in the industry. Each of the servers in the family provide outstanding performance and scalability resulting in industry-leading performance and price/performance across a wide range of e-business and technical computing workloads.
Today's announcements further extend IBM's leadership with enhanced processors, self-managing, LPAR and configuration capabilities for its pSeries of UNIX systems.
The pSeries 690 will be able to attach to SP systems over time. The design of the Central Electronics Complex (CEC) is intended to eliminate the concept of unique nodes. Future SP implementations are intended to be configurations of clustered pSeries 690 servers. For the first time, SP CECs and base server designs will be indistinguishable. The combination of LPAR, common CEC hardware, platform-optimized I/O drawers, a common hardware console, common switch fabric, and attachment adapters will provide customers with new levels of flexibility and scalability not previously available in the market.
For additional information on SP and PSSP cluster configuration support on pSeries 690 servers, refer to Hardware Announcement 101-283 , dated October 4, 2001.
IBM anticipates that one or more Linux distributors will support 64-bit Linux running in an LPAR by first quarter 2002. The support will allow 32-bit applications to run in partitions with a maximum of four processors. For more information about Linux running on pSeries systems, consult:
The pSeries is the most powerful technologically advanced family of UNIX servers. pSeries meets a diverse set of needs scaling from small departmental and distributed systems to massively parallel supercomputers. Each pSeries features IBM's UNIX operating system AIX 5L, the most open UNIX with Linux Affinity.
The ultra-powerful pSeries 690 sets the standard for datacenter-class UNIX servers with mainframe-heritage LPAR and self-managing features.
The pSeries 690 is the first system to offer the POWER4 microprocessor. The POWER4 chip is the first ever dual processor SMP on a single piece of silicon. It owes its industry-leading performance to IBM's advanced SOI and copper fabrication technology. The balanced performance of the POWER4 chip makes it equally at home with mission-critical commercial or compute-intensive applications.
The system features include:
The pSeries 690 can be configured up to eight 7040-61D I/O drawers. The I/O drawers can contain up to 16 hot-swap capable disks structured into four 4-packs of 18.2 or 36.4 GB disks. This delivers up to 582 MB maximum per I/O drawer, with up to eight drawers and 4.65 terabytes of internal disk for the system.
The drawer contains two planars with 10 slots per planar, 20 slots/drawer, with a maximum of 160 slots per system. The slots are hot-pluggable to permit PCI adapters to be added or replaced without extending the I/O drawer, all while the system remains available to the customer.
For unmatched UNIX system performance and scalability, up to 16 POWER4 chips (32-way) can be added to the pSeries 690. To help customers consolidate UNIX and Linux workloads the system can be split into as many as 16 logical partitions.
Complementing the power of the pSeries 690 is extraordinary self-managing
capabilities. The system can detect faulty memory, processors, cache,
and PCI buses and dynamically take them offline. It even makes the
service call. All of this without requiring administrative action or
interrupting operations. Growth is easy with hot-swappable disk drive
and hot-plug PCI. For the ultimate in availability the systems can be
clustered together with High-Availability Cluster Multiprocessing (HACMP)
software, the leader in UNIX availability solutions.
Complexity is a way of life for businesses today. On average, companies must contend with five different architectures in their e-business infrastructure. The challenge customers face is how to manage all of these resources cost effectively while transforming their infrastructure. Compounding the problem is the projected shortfall of skills and the explosive growth of the Internet.
This may sound like a daunting task, but IBM is designing its IBM systems to be self-managing so customers can concentrate on their business needs. Project eLisa is IBM's blueprint for self-managing systems. The goal is to use technology to manage technology, creating an intelligent, self-managing IT infrastructure that minimizes complexity. This will enable you to manage environments hundreds of times more complex and more broadly distributed than exist today.
Project eLisa-based systems will allow you to grow your computing resources without increasing critical staff and costs to manage larger more complex computer networks.
This all-encompassing strategy addresses the self-management needs in four areas:
The 7040-61D I/O drawer provides PCI adapter slots and internal disk capabilities for use with pSeries servers such as the pSeries 690 (7040-681). The Model 61D is a 4U drawer that mounts in the 24-inch 7040-61R System Rack and connects to the system Central Electronics Complex via remote I/O cables.
Each Model 61D I/O drawer provides twenty blind-swap PCI slots and
sixteen hot-swap disk bays. Redundant power converters and power cabling
ensure high reliability and availability. It utilizes 350 V bulk power
supplied from the 7040-61R system rack.
The 7040-61R System Rack provides space for mounting system drawer components for pSeries servers such as the pSeries 690 Central Electronics Complex (7040-681) and the 7040-61D I/O drawers. The Model 61R is a 24-inch rack with 42U of rack space.
The 7040-61R utilizes a 350 V dc bulk power subsystem to provide power for the components within the rack. The bulk power subsystem incorporates redundant bulk power assemblies mounted in the front and rear sections of the top 8U of the rack.
If additional 24-inch rack space is required an optional expansion rack
feature is available for the Model 61R rack. The expansion rack
feature connects to the side of the primary rack to provide an additional
42U of rack space. The components in the expansion rack are powered from
the bulk power subsystem in the primary Model 61R rack.
RAS Features and Functions
Excellent quality and reliability features are the keys to all facets of pSeries products. The measures taken help ensure the products operate when required, perform reliably, efficiently handle infrequent failures in a nondisruptive fashion, and provide timely and competent repair to allow resumption of operations with minimal inconvenience.
Reliability begins with the development of architectures, where RAS innovations are of paramount importance. The reliability concept flows through design and product development stages, where RAS designs are reviewed, assessed, developed, evaluated, and optimized. It continues through the manufacturing and release processes, where the manufacturing quality is extensively measured and is under continual evaluation. It culminates in service and support, where:
pSeries 690 system processes, from the architectural and concept phases
of development through the provision of service and support, are ISO
certified and audited periodically for ISO compliance by representatives
of Underwriters Laboratories.
Reliability Fault Avoidance
Major effort has been spent on the development of the pSeries 690 system to analyze single points-of-failure within the CEC (comprised of the processors, memory, and the I/O interface) and to either eliminate them or to provide hardening capabilities to significantly reduce the probability of failure. The best way to harden a system is to prevent errors from occurring. Components within the CEC were selected to provide "server" levels of reliability. These components undergo the highest level of reliability testing within IBM. During the design and development process, subsystems go through rigorous verification and integration testing processes. During system manufacturing, systems again go through a thorough testing process to ensure highest product quality level.
Extensive error detecting and checking circuitry is included to help ensure that infrequent component failures are recognized and corrected automatically, and properly reported for isolation and repair. This helps preserve the integrity of data stored and transported in the system. To support a diagnostic technique called "run time first failure data capture," errors detected by the CEC error checking circuitry are automatically captured and analyzed by the service processor at the time of error. The system is designed to identify and log the appropriate replacement part or parts without reproducing the error condition. This can significantly reduce the repeat failure and repair scenarios associated with error recreate strategies by providing the correct isolation at the time of the failure. Reduced outages and quicker repair time can result in higher system reliability and better overall availability.
Hardware and software failures are recorded in the AIX log facility and
analyzed by error log analysis (ELA) routines to provide warning to the
system administrator on the causes of system problems. On pSeries 690
systems, all service action requests are forwarded from the operating
system partitions to a Service Focal Point (SFP) application running on
the Hardware Management Console (HMC). The service focal point
application analyzes the potentially duplicate reported failures from the
various logical partitions, attempts to determine the root cause of the
fault, and upon identifying the cause, initiates call-home requests to
IBM support via the HMC modem and the Service Agent application program.
This enables IBM service representatives to have replacement hardware
components available when a service call is placed, minimizing system
Availability Backup and Replication
Power and Cooling Subsystem: The pSeries 690 brings new a level of availability features and functions to the Enterprise Server. Within the CEC Rack, the N+1 power and cooling subsystem can provide complete redundancy in case of failures in the bulk or regulated power supplies, the power controllers and the cooling units. Concurrent repair is supported on all of the power and cooling components.
The pSeries 690 also features redundant Internal Battery Features (IBF) to hold the system up during brown-out conditions. For full power loss protection, the pSeries 690 supports optional uninterruptible power supply (UPS) systems in addition to, or in place of, the IBF features.
In the I/O drawers, N+1 power and cooling is provided with the capability for concurrent repair of the power components and deferred repair of the cooling units.
Constant power monitoring hardware assists in detection of early loss of source power, and is designed to notify the operating system to effect an orderly shutdown. This same power monitoring hardware can detect the loss of redundant bulk power supplies, regulators, fans, and blowers and report them to the operating system for entry in the system error log and for maintenance notification.
CEC Subsystem: RAS features such as ECC on the L1 data cache and L2 data and directory caches can provide dynamic detection and correction of hard or soft array cell failures. Dynamic deallocation functions include:
Building on the robust features of the processor complex, the pSeries 690 system has enhanced error detection and prevention capabilities. These processor RAS features are called Dynamic Processor Deallocation and Persistent Processor Deallocation. Predictive Failure Analysis® is performed on recoverable processor errors during run-time. If a processor exceeds a threshold of recoverable errors such as on L2 cache accesses, the system is designed to log the event marked and deconfigure the processor from the system while the operating system continues to run. This feature allows the processor to be repaired on a deferred basis while helping to prevent an unscheduled system outage.
Persistent Processor Deallocation is designed to ensure that on subsequent reboots, the processor remains out of the system configuration until replaced. The standard memory card has single error-correct and double-error detect ECC circuitry to correct single-bit memory failures. The double-bit detection helps maintain data integrity by detecting and reporting multiple errors beyond what the ECC circuitry can correct. The memory chips are organized such that the failure of any specific memory module should only affect a single bit within an ECC word (bit scattering), allowing for error correction and continued operation in the presence of a complete chip failure (Chipkill recovery).
This memory card also utilizes memory scrubbing and thresholding to determine when spare memory modules within each bank of memory should be used to replace ones that have exceeded their threshold value (dynamic bit steering). Memory scrubbing is the process of reading the contents of memory during idle time and checking and correcting any single-bit errors that have accumulated. These single-bit failures could be either solid (technology failures) or soft failures (intermittent errors caused by noise or other cosmic effects). If an error is detected, the system is designed to correct it by passing the data through the ECC logic that corrects the fault and then writing the corrected contents back to its memory address location.
To prevent an uncorrectable memory error from causing a system outage, the service processor is designed to initiate a deferred maintenance request on memory cards that have used their spare bits and are experiencing additional correctable errors (memory predictive failure analysis).
DASD predictive failure analysis is designed to detect an imminent disk
failure and report the findings through the AIX log. Then the disk can
be replaced either immediately or scheduled at a later time, depending on
the configuration of the DASD subsystem. With the hot-plug disk design,
normal operation can continue in the presence of a failed disk and a
concurrent repair can be performed while the application continues
Availability UE Error Handling
Rare events in the processor, cache, and memory subsystems sometimes cause errors that exceed the error correction capability, and become Uncorrectable Errors (Ues). In other systems, these result in immediate checkstop with the offending component fully identified by the run-time diagnostics. The pSeries 690 system is designed not to cause a checkstop of the system. Instead, the corrupted data is specially marked until used by a processor, at which time a new synchronous machine check interrupt allows AIX to localize the effect to a single LPAR partition or a software process. This localizes a global system resource to affect only the partition utilizing the resource instead of checkstopping all system partitions. The affected partition can then be rebooted with significantly reduced boot time as compared to a full system reboot.
The interface from the processor to the I/O is through the Remote
I/O (RIO) link. This link uses a loop interconnect technology to provide
redundant paths to I/O drawers. There is a maximum of one I/O drawer on
each loop path, with a total of eight I/O drawers per system. RIO
availability features include CRC checking on the RIO bus with packet
retry on bus timeouts. In addition, if a RIO link fails, the hardware is
designed to automatically initiate a RIO bus reassignment to route the
data through the alternate path to its intended destination.
Availability PCI Bus Error Recovery
In the pSeries 690 system, the PCI slots in the I/O expansion drawers have specialized hardware and system firmware to support PCI Bus Parity Error Recovery. The specialized hardware function is designed to interact with the software device driver to help prevent PCI slot bus errors from causing a system machine check interrupt and subsequent reboot. Instead, errors are reported locally to the specific device driver controlling activity to the PCI device. Special firmware commands allow the device driver to reset the slot and retry the command, and perform other recovery operations without affecting the total system operation.
The purpose of this design point is also to provide better fault isolation for PCI adapters because each PCI adapter is in essence on its own PCI bus. If it has an interface error, it only affects this single adapter instead of all other adapters residing on the common PCI bus. Repair time is significantly reduced because isolation is to the specific adapter and PCI hot plug allows concurrent repair of that card without affecting other adapters.
The pSeries 690 uses AIX online (concurrent) diagnostics with error log analysis and service aids. Administrators or IBM service representatives can diagnose potential system malfunction without interrupting end-user operation.
Auto-restart options, when enabled, are designed to reboot the system automatically following:
Serviceability Correcting Faults
The pSeries 690 product is designed to be installed and maintained by a trained service representative.
Much of the repair of the pSeries 690 system can be done in either a
concurrent repair or a deferred repair scenario. Areas of the system
that support the concurrent repair scenario are PCI adapters, the entire
CEC power and cooling subsystem, the power subsystem on the I/O drawers,
and the integrated disk units. Deferred repair scenarios are supported
for the I/O drawer cooling units, RIO connections, power connections, and
predictive failure analyzed portions of the CEC including the processors
and memory subsystems when components have been varied off either
dynamically or at boot time.
Microcode Discovery Service
Microcode Discovery Service is a new service that allows you to determine if your pSeries 690 is at the latest microcode level. Using a secure Internet connection and a Web browser, Microcode Discovery Service can capture the machine data and generate a real-time comparison report showing subsystems that may need to be updated.
To accomplish this, you must install the new service tool. This tool, Inventory Scout, runs as a daemon on the server. The tool creates a file containing the current level of all microcode (adapters, devices, system, and support processor) levels in the system. Use the file to compare the system level codes against the latest available levels on the IBM Web site. You will then receive a report notifying you of any new updates available along with a link from which the microcode can be downloaded.
This service will allow you to maintain the pSeries 690 microcode at the latest levels to obtain peak performance. This service will be available through the Worldwide Support Centers.
Hardware service requests go to IBM's remote support center for initial
problem diagnosis. This approach gives you direct access to skilled
specialists. These specialists can either solve the problem over the
phone or help get it resolved as quickly as possible. They are backed up
by a highly-trained product engineering team to assist in problem
identification and resolution.
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The pSeries 690 will benefit customers in all segments. Traditional enterprise customers need more powerful systems as they integrate and extend their mission-critical operations, such as Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Supply Chain Management (SCM) to include e-business and e-commerce, the subset of e-business concerned with buying and selling using the Internet. It provides the availability, reliability, scalability, and performance that address key unmet customer needs:
This UNIX high-end mainframe-like superserver is ideal for large enterprises with heavy duty commercial workloads that require highly reliable continuous operation for scientific and technical workloads that require significant number crunching and near linear scalability. It has the flexibility to perform as a high-end SMP with LPAR and HACMP high-availability software.
The benefits of the pSeries 690 vary by usage. For server consolidation, reducing the complexity of managing systems, reducing the physical footprint, increasing flexibility, improving availability, increasing security, and decreasing overhead costs can be realized by using system capabilities.
For the e-Infrastructure environments, quality of service to customers is enhanced, level of system security is increased, the time to deploy is decreased, the infrastructure is more easily managed, performance is maximized, and new technologies are integrated and utilized.
The pSeries 690 also provides an excellent approach to a wide range of high-performance computing applications because of its high-performance characteristics, quality operating environment, wide range of configurations, and ability to be clustered as workload demands increase. pSeries 690 systems configured with 4-way, HPC option processor Multi-Chip Modules (MCM features #5240 and #5250) may be especially attractive to customers in the high performance computing environment. This configuration provides twice the amount of Level 2 and Level 3 cache, as well as additional memory bandwidth per processor when compared to pSeries 690 systems configured with 8-way processor MCMs. The additional cache and memory bandwidth provided by this configuration may provide significantly higher performance per processor for certain engineering and technical environment applications.
The fast engine and increased performance, the ability to tackle larger problems, leadership technology and skill management provide the benefits in a high-performance computing environment.
In addition, for core applications, the pSeries 690 enables additional growth for database engines, high application availability, two-tier approaches using LPAR, and increased BI enablement due to performance and capacity improvements.
Statement of General Direction
IBM is planning an exciting new IBM Capacity Advantage offering for the pSeries 690 that allows for rapid dynamic activation of installed inactive processors and memory to existing partitions without disrupting applications. This feature allows for increased flexibility to respond to changing workload requirements. In the unlikely event of a failure, inactive resources can also be used to replace a failing component, again without disruption.
This offering is an extension of the current Capacity Advantage program available on IBM . It is planned for introduction on the pSeries 690 in second half 2002. pSeries 690 systems purchased before then can participate fully along with new systems.
IBM is also planning to enable you to dynamically redefine the resources that makeup a logical partition. This means that partitions can be changed while applications continue to run. No reboot of affected partitions will be required after this feature is installed. Processors, memory, and I/O can all be added or removed from active partitions without disruption to applications. This facility is planned for introduction on the pSeries 690 in second half 2002, and will be supported by an update to AIX and the system software.
All statements regarding IBM's future direction and intent are subject to change or withdrawal without notice, and represent goals and objectives only.
For additional information on SP and PSSP cluster configuration support on pSeries 690 servers, refer to Hardware Announcement 101-283 , dated October 4, 2001.
The following publications are shipped with the IBM pSeries 690. Additional copies are available. To order, contact your IBM representative.
Order Title Number pSeries 690 Installation Guide SA38-0587 System Unit Safety Information SA23-2652 PCI Adapter Placement Reference SA38-0538
Refer to the Related Publications section of the pSeries 690 Installation Guide for information regarding other available pSeries 690 publications or on the Web, visit:
The following publications are available for a fee:
Order Title Number pSeries 690 Installation Guide SA38-0587 pSeries 690 User's Guide SA38-0588 pSeries 690 Service Guide SA38-0589 HMC Operations Guide SA38-0590 HMC Maintenance Guide SA38-0603 Diagnostic Information for MultiBus SA38-0509 Systems Adapters, Devices and Cable Information SA38-0516 PCI Adapter Placement Reference SA38-0538 Site Hardware Planning Information SA38-0508
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pSeries 690 (7040-681) (single rack)
pSeries 690 (7040-681) (with Expansion Rack feature)
EMC Conformance Classification
This equipment is subject to FCC rules and it shall comply with the appropriate FCC rules before final delivery to the buyer or centers of distribution.
Homologation: Telecom Environmental Testing (Safety and EMC): Homologation approval for specific countries has been initiated with the IBM Homologation and Type Approval (HT&A) organization in LaGaude.
This IBM pSeries model and applicable features meet the environmental testing requirements of the country TELECOM and have been designed and tested in compliance with the Full Quality Assurance Approval (FQAA) process as delivered by the British Approval Board for Telecom (BABT), the U.K. Telecom Regulatory authority.
Number of Processor MCMs Installed 1 2 3 4 1 2 2 4 4 2 2 2 4 4 Number of 7040-61D 3 2 4 4 4 I/O Drawers Installed 4 2 4 4 4 5 4 4 4 4 6 4 4 4 6 7 4 4 4 6 8 4 4 6 6
Security, Auditability, and Control
This product uses the security and auditability features of AIX 5L for POWER Version 5.1 operating system.
The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communications facilities.
Terms and Conditions
This product is available for purchase under the terms of the IBM Customer Agreement (ICA).
IBM hardware products are manufactured from new parts, or new and used parts. In some cases, the hardware product may have been previously installed.
Regardless, IBM warranty terms apply.
When a type of service involves the exchange of a machine part, the replacement may not be new, but will be in good working order.
Licensed Machine Code: IBM licensed machine code is licensed for use by a customer on a specific machine, designated by serial number, under the terms and conditions of the IBM Agreement for Licensed Machine Code.
The prices provided in this announcement are suggested retail prices for the U.S. only and are provided for your information only. Dealer prices may vary, and prices may also vary by country. Prices are subject to change without notice. For additional information and current prices, contact your local IBM representative.
Model Purchase Description Number Price MMMC(1) Machine Type: 7040 I/O Drawer 61D $ 3,500 $194 System Rack 61R 5,500 188 pSeries 690 CEC 681 17,789 985 Initial/ Model Feature Purchase MES/ Description Number Number Price Both Rack Content Specify 7040/681 -- 17U 61R 0190 N/C Initial 7040/61D -- 4U 61R 0191 N/C Initial 7040/681 Feature #8692 -- 1U 61R 0192 N/C Initial 7040/61R Feature #8690 -- 8U 61R 0193 N/C Initial CCS Customer Service 61D 0986 N/C Initial Specify (U.S.) 61R Initial 681 Initial PCI SCSI Adapter 16-bit 61D 2114 $ 270 Both Differential External Y Cable PCI SCSI Adapter To 61D 2116 120 Both 2-Port, 16-Bit Differential Ext Device Cable Converter Cable, VHDCI to 61D 2118 60 Both P, Mini-68 pin to 68 pin, 0.3M SCSI Cable -- I/O Drawer 61D 2122 275 Both to Media Drawer 0.6M 16-bit SCSI-2 System 61D 2424 108 Both to System Cable 2.5M 16-bit SCSI-2 System 61D 2425 130 Both to System Cable LC-SC Fibre Channel 61D 2456 100 Both Converter Cable 4.7 GB SCSI-2 DVD-RAM 681 2623 1,200 Both Drive (Black Bezel) 32x (Maximum) SCSI-2 681 2624 375 Both CD-ROM Drive IBM Short-wave Serial 61D 2732 12,000 Both HIPPI PCI Adapter for RS/6000(R) IBM Long-wave Serial HIPPI 61D 2733 12,000 Both PCI Adapter for RS/6000 Keyboard/Mouse Attachment 61D 2737 300 Both Card -- PCI SysKonnect SK-NET FDDI-LP SAS PCI 61D 2741 1,590 Both FDDI-LP DAS PCI 61D 2742 2,500 Both S/390(R) ESCON(R) 61D 2751 9,500 Both Channel PCI Adapter POWER GXT135P Graphics 61D 2848 495 Both Accelerator Asynchronous Cable 61D 2936 73 Both EIA-232/V.24 8-Port Asynchronous 61D 2943 1,395 Both Adapter EIA-232/RS-422, 681 Both PCI bus 128-Port Asynchronous 61D 2944 1,295 Both Controller, PCI bus Turboways 622 Mbps PCI 61D 2946 3,995 Both MMF ATM Adapter Cable V.24 / EIA-232 61D 2951 175 Both V.35 61D 2952 320 Both V.36 / EIA-499 61D 2953 255 Both X.21 61D 2954 175 Both Initial/ Model Feature Purchase MES/ Description Number Number Price Both 2-Port Multiprotocol 61D 2962 $ 2,000 Both PCI Adapter Gigabit Ethernet -- SX 61D 2969 2,125 Both PCI Adapter 10/100/1000 Base-T 61D 2975 1,600 Both Ethernet PCI Adapter Serial to Serial Port 61D 3125 80 Both Cable for Rack/Rack Remote I/O Cable 0.5M 61D 3145 310 Both 2M 61D 3149 350 Both Diskette Drive Cable 681 3155 150 Both 18.2 GB 10,000 rpm Ultra3 61D 3157 1,500 Both SCSI Disk Drive Assembly 36.4 GB 10,000 rpm Ultra3 61D 3158 2,600 Both SCSI Disk Drive Assembly Operator Panel Attachment 681 3255 100 Both Cable Color Monitor, Stealth Black P76, Captured Cable 61D 3627 995 Both P260 and Cable 61D 3628 1,995 Both Color Monitor, Pearl White P76, Captured Cable 681 3629 995 Both P260 and Cable 681 3630 1,995 Both Serial Port Converter 61D 3925 25 Both Cable, 9-Pin to 25-Pin Asynch Printer/Terminal 61D 3926 50 Both Cable, 9-pin to 25-pin, 4M 128 MB Level 3 Cache Cache 4 x 32 MB, 400 MHz 681 4138 25,000 Both 5 x 32 MB, 433 MHz 681 4139 25,000 Both 8 MB Memory Card Inward Facing 681 4181 65,536 Both Outward Facing 681 4182 65,536 Both 16 GB Memory Card Inward Facing 681 4183 114,688 Both Outward Facing 681 4184 114,688 Both 32 GB Memory Card Inward Facing 681 4188 163,840 Both Outward Facing 681 4189 163,840 Both 4 GB Memory Card Inward Facing 681 4196 36,864 Both Outward Facing 681 4197 36,864 Both Drawer Placement Indicator Expansion Rack 1U Position 61D 4401 N/C Both 5U Position 61D 4405 N/C Both 9U Position 61D 4409 N/C Both 13U Position 61D 4413 N/C Both 19U Position 61D 4419 N/C Both PCI Blind Swap Cassette 61D 4599 150 MES Kit, Single Wide Adapters, Universal Drawer Placement Indicator Primary Rack 1U Position 61D 4601 N/C Both 5U Position 61D 4605 N/C Both 9U Position 61D 4609 N/C Both 13U Position 61D 4613 N/C Both 18U Position 681 4618 N/C Both Rack Indicator, Rack #1 61D 4651 N/C Both 61R Both 681 Both IBM 64-bit/66 MHz PCI ATM 61D 4953 1,495 Both 155 UTP Adapter Initial/ Model Feature Purchase MES/ Description Number Number Price Both IBM 64-bit/66 MHz PCI ATM 61D 4957 $1,595 Both 155 MMF Adapter IBM Token-Ring PCI Adapter 61D 4959 795 Both IBM e-business Cryptographic 61D 4960 6,200 Both Accelerator 10/100 Mbps Ethernet PCI 61D 4962 275 Both Adapter II PCI Cryptographic 61D 4963 7,000 Both Coprocessor (FIPS-4) Software Preinstall 681 5005 0 Initial Preinstall Initial/ Model Feature Purchase MES/ Description Number Number Price MMMC Both 4-Way POWER4 681 5240 $140,000 $2,392 Initial HPC Processor Option (First) 8-Way POWER4 Processor (First) 681 5242 200,000 3,417 Initial Turbo Processor 681 5244 275,000 4,784 Initial Option (First) Turbo Processor 681 5245 275,000 4,784 MES Option (First) MES Feature 4-Way POWER4 HPC 681 5250 140,000 2,392 Both Processor Option Initial/ Model Feature Purchase MES/ Description Number Number Price Both Processor Clock Card, 681 5251 $350 Both Programmable Initial/ Model Feature Purchase MES/ Description Number Number Price MMMC Both 8-Way POWER4 681 5252 $200,000 $3,417 Both Processor Turbo 681 5254 275,000 4,784 Both Option Processor Bus Pass 681 5257 4,400 Both Through Module Initial/ Model Feature Purchase MES/ Description Number Number Price Both Front Door Black with Copper 61R 6070 $3,000 Initial Accent, Primary Rack Sculptured Black, 61R 6071 550 Both Secondary Rack OEM Rack, Primary (Black) 61R 6072 700 Initial OEM Rack, Secondary 61R 6073 700 Both (Black) Rear Door, Primary or Secondary Rack Slim Line 61R 6074 750 Both Acoustic 61R 6075 2,100 Both I/O Drawer Attachment Cable Group Drawer Position #4609 61D 6121 400 Both #4605 61D 6122 400 Both #4601 61D 6123 750 Both #4613 61D 6124 750 Both Initial/ Model Feature Purchase MES/ Description Number Number Price Both #4401 61D 6125 $ 750 Both #4405 61D 6126 750 Both #4409 61D 6127 750 Both #4413 61D 6128 750 Both #4419 61D 6129 750 Both 20/40 GB 4 mm Internal 681 6158 2,995 Both Tape Drive Cable Group, Power 681 6161 400 Both Controller to CEC and Fans Interface Cable, Service 681 6162 200 Both Processor to Power Subsystem Power Converter Assembly CEC 681 6170 4,700 Initial I/O Drawer 61D 6172 4,000 Both I/O Drawer to Media 61D 6179 300 Both Drawer Power Cable Group, CEC to Power Controller First Processor Module 681 6181 270 Both Second Processor Module 681 6182 150 Both Third Processor Module 681 6183 150 Both Fourth Processor Module 681 6184 150 Both Bulk Power Regulator 61R 6186 4,000 Both Power Controller, Four 61R 6187 1,900 Initial Cooling Fans, Three DC Power Converter Connections Power Distribution 61R 6188 3,500 Both Assembly, Ten DC Power Converter Connectors DC Power Converter, CEC, 681 6189 4,200 Both Additional Capacitor Book, Two 681 6198 1,800 Both Processor Modules Integrated Battery Backup, 61R 6200 4,500 Both Primary Integrated Battery Backup, 61R 6201 8,000 Both Redundant PCI Dual Channel Ultra3 61D 6203 790 Both SCSI Adapter PCI Universal Differential 61D 6204 650 Both Ultra SCSI Adapter PCI Single-Ended Ultra 61D 6206 395 Both SCSI Adapter Gigabit Fibre Channel 61D 6228 3,100 Both Adapter for 64-bit PCI Bus Advanced SerialRAID Plus 61D 6230 3,000 Both Adapter 128 MB DRAM Option Card 61D 6231 960 Both 32 MB Fast-Write Cache 61D 6235 575 Both Option Card Cable Group, Integrated 61R 6240 100 Both Battery Backup to Power Controller Support Processor with 681 6404 7,000 Both Remote I/O Loop Attachment, Two Loops Remote I/O Loop Adapter, 681 6410 8,000 Both Four Loop I/O Drawer PCI Planar, 10 61D 6563 8,000 Both Slot, 2 Integrated Ultra3 SCSI Ports Ultra3 SCSI 4-Pack Hot 61D 6564 500 Initial Swap Back Plane Backplane, CEC 681 6565 50,000 Both Initial/ Model Feature Purchase MES/ Description Number Number Price Both Quiet Touch Keyboard U.S. English, #103P 681 6600 $ 100 Both French, #189 681 6601 100 Both Italian, #142 681 6602 100 Both German/Austrian, #129 681 6603 100 Both U.K. English, #166 681 6604 100 Both Spanish, #172 681 6605 100 Both Japanese, #194 681 6606 100 Both L.A. Spanish, #171 681 6629 100 Both Russian, #443 681 6638 100 Both U.S. English ISO9995, 681 6640 100 Both #103P Hardware Management 681 7315 4,325 Both Console I Attachment Cable, Hardware Management Console to Host, 6-Meter 681 8120 50 Both 15-Meter 681 8121 75 Both 128-Port Asynchronous Controller Cable 4.5 Meter 61D 8131 60 Both 23cm (9-Inch) 61D 8132 40 Both RJ-45 to DB-25 Converter 61D 8133 120 Both Cable Enhanced Remote 61D 8137 1,595 Both Asynchronous Node 16-Port EIA-232 Line Cord 6AWG, 14ft, No Plug 61R 8677 500 Both 6AWG, 14ft, IEC309 Plug 61R 8678 1,000 Both 10AWG, 14ft, IEC309 Plug 61R 8680 750 Both 6AWG, 6ft, Chicago 61R 8681 750 Both IEC309 Plug 10AWG, 6ft, Chicago 61R 8682 750 Both IEC309 Plug Bulk Power Assembly, 61R 8690 5,000 Initial Redundant Expansion Rack, 24-Inch, 61R 8691 8,000 Both 42U Media Drawer, Operator 681 8692 1,700 Both Panel, Diskette Quiet Touch Keyboard -- USB, Stealth Black, U.S. English, #103P 61D 8800 100 Both English (EMEA), #103P 61D 8840 100 Both Mouse -- Stealth Black 61D 8841 75 Both with Keyboard Attachment Cable Language Group Specify U.S. English 61D 9300 N/C Initial 61R Initial 681 Initial French 61D 9703 N/C Initial 61R Initial 681 Initial German 61D 9704 N/C Initial 61R Initial 681 Initial Polish 61D 9705 N/C Initial 61R Initial 681 Initial Portuguese 61D 9707 N/C Initial 61R Initial 681 Initial Spanish 61D 9708 N/C Initial 61R Initial 681 Initial Initial/ Model Feature Purchase MES/ Description Number Number Price Both Italian 61D 9711 N/C Initial 61R Initial 681 Initial Canadian French 61D 9712 N/C Initial 61R Initial 681 Initial Japanese 61D 9714 N/C Initial 61R Initial 681 Initial Korean 61D 9716 N/C Initial 61R Initial 681 Initial Hungarian 61D 9719 N/C Initial 61R Initial 681 Initial Slovakian 61D 9720 N/C Initial 61R Initial 681 Initial Russian 61D 9721 N/C Initial 61R Initial 681 Initial Simplified Chinese (PCR) 61D 9722 N/C Initial 61R Initial 681 Initial Power Cord Specify U.S./Canada 61D 9800 $0 Both 681 Both Belgium, Finland, France 61D 9820 0 Both (250V, 16A) 681 Both Denmark (250V, 10A) 61D 9821 0 Both 681 Both U.K. (250V, 13A) 61D 9825 0 Both 681 Both Israel (250V, 6-16A) 61D 9827 0 Both 681 Both Switzerland (250V, 10A) 61D 9828 0 Both 681 Both South Africa/Pakistan 61D 9829 0 Both (250V, 16A) 681 Both Italy (250V, 10A and 16A) 61D 9830 0 Both 681 Both Argentina (250V, 10A) 61D 9831 0 Both 681 Both Thailand (250V, 15A) 61D 9833 0 Both 681 Both Uruguay (250V, 10A) 61D 9834 0 Both 681 Both
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Feature Conversion Purchase From To Price(2) 5240 - 4-Way, POWER4, 5245 - 8-Way, POWER4, $240,000 HPC Turbo 5250 - 4-Way, POWER4, 5254 - 8-Way, POWER4, 240,000 HPC Turbo 5242 - 8-Way, POWER4 5245 - 8-Way, POWER4, 225,000 Turbo 5252 - 8-Way, POWER4 5254 - 8-Way, POWER4, 225,000 Turbo 4138 - 128 MB L3 Cache, 4139 - 128 MB L3 Cache, 18,750 400 MHz 433 MHz
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