Memory, SSD, and processor options for the IBM BladeCenter HS23 and HS23E

IBM United States Hardware Announcement 112-120
June 26, 2012

ENUS112-120.PDF ENUS112-120.PDF

Table of contents
Overview Overview Publications Publications
Key prerequisites Key prerequisites Technical information Technical information
Planned availability date Planned availability date Terms and conditions Terms and conditions
Product number Product number Pricing Pricing


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16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 VLP RDIMM

8 GB 1600 MHz and 8 GB 1333 MHz DDR3 VLP RDIMMs

Intel Xeon Processor E5-2643 3.3GHz 4C 130W Processor



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IBM BladeCenter HS23 and HS23E memory features provide additional capabilities to our clients. With the new 16 GB 1600 MHz DDR3 VLP RDIMM, IBM BladeCenter HS23 users now have a way to maximize performance of their workloads on the Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 that supports the top memory speed of 1600 MHz. The new 8 GB 1600 MHz and 1333 MHz DDR3 VLP RDIMMs offer clients either latest memory technology with Chipkill reliability or dual rank for maximum performance with the Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600/2400 series.

The IBM BladeCenter HS23 new Intel Xeon Processor E5-2643 features the latest technology from Intel™ , providing the fastest gigahertz speed processor in the Intel Xeon Processor E5-2600 product family to improve the processing speed of your blade server.



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For prerequisites, refer to the IBM BladeCenter ServerProven® Plan

http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/info/x86servers/serverproven/compat/us/


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Planned availability date
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IBM BladeCenter HS23

IBM BladeCenter HS23E



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The following are features already announced for the 3331, 7875, and 8038 machine types:

Description                                         MT  Model Feature
 
IBM 256GB SATA 2.5" MLC HS Entry SSD               8038  AC1     A2U3
                                                         MC1
IBM 128GB SATA 2.5" MLC HS Entry SSD               8038  AC1     A2U4
                                                         MC1
16GB (1x16GB, 2Rx4, 1.5V) PC3-12800 CL11 ECC DDR3
1600MHz VLP RDIMM                                  3331  HC1     A3BS
16GB (1x16GB, 2Rx4, 1.5V) PC3-12800 CL11 ECC DDR3
1600MHz VLP RDIMM                                  7875  AC1
                                                         MC1
8GB (1x8GB, 1Rx4, 1.35V) PC3L-10600 CL9 ECC DDR3
1333MHz VLP RDIMM                                  3331  HC1     A3BT
8GB (1x8GB, 1Rx4, 1.35V) PC3L-10600 CL9 ECC DDR3
1333MHz VLP RDIMM                                  7875  AC1
                                                         MC1
8GB (1x8GB, 1Rx4, 1.35V) PC3L-10600 CL9 ECC DDR3
1333MHz VLP RDIMM                                  8038  AC1
                                                         MC1
8GB (1x8GB, 2Rx8, 1.35V) PC3L-10600 CL9 ECC DDR3
1333MHz VLP RDIMM                                  3331  HC1     A3BU
8GB (1x8GB, 2Rx8, 1.35V) PC3L-10600 CL9 ECC DDR3
1333MHz VLP RDIMM                                  7875  AC1
                                                         MC1
8GB (1x8GB, 2Rx8, 1.35V) PC3L-10600 CL9 ECC DDR3
1333MHz VLP RDIMM                                  8038  AC1
                                                         MC1
8GB (1x8GB, 1Rx4, 1.5V) PC3-12800 CL11 ECC DDR3
1600MHz VLP RDIMM                                  3331  HC1     A3BV
8GB (1x8GB, 1Rx4, 1.5V) PC3-12800 CL11 ECC DDR3
1600MHz VLP RDIMM                                  7875  AC1
                                                         MC1
8GB (1x8GB, 1Rx4, 1.5V) PC3-12800 CL11 ECC DDR3
1600MHz VLP RDIMM                                  8038  AC1
                                                         MC1
8GB (1x8GB, 2Rx8, 1.5V) PC3-12800 CL11 ECC DDR3
1600MHz VLP RDIMM                                  3331  HC1     A3BW
8GB (1x8GB, 2Rx8, 1.5V) PC3-12800 CL11 ECC DDR3
1600MHz VLP RDIMM                                  7875  AC1
                                                         MC1
8GB (1x8GB, 2Rx8, 1.5V) PC3-12800 CL11 ECC DDR3
1600MHz VLP RDIMM                                  8038  AC1
                                                         MC1
Addl Intel Xeon Processor E5-2643 4C 3.3GHz 10MB
Cache 1600MHz 130W                                 3331  HC1     A3BX
Addl Intel Xeon Processor E5-2643 4C 3.3GHz 10MB
Cache 1600MHz 130W                                 7875  AC1
                                                         MC1
Essential Package                                  8038  AC1     A3BY
                                                         MC1
Enhanced Package                                   8038  AC1     A3BZ
                                                         MC1
Elite Package                                      8038  AC1     A3C0
                                                         MC1
Essential Package                                  8038  AC1     A3C1
                                                         MC1
Enhanced Package                                   8038  AC1     A3C2
                                                         MC1
Elite Package                                      8038  AC1     A3C3
                                                         MC1
Intel Xeon Processor E5-2643 4C 3.3GHz 10MB Cache
1600MHz 130W                                       7875  AC1     A3CB
                                                         MC1
 
Options for IBM BladeCenter HS23:
                                                        SEO
 Description                                            number
 
Intel Xeon Processor E5-2643 4C 3.3GHz                  46C9206
 10MB Cache 1600MHz 130W
16GB (1x16GB, 2Rx4, 1.5V) PC3-12800 CL11 ECC DDR3       90Y3157
 1600MHz VLP RDIMM
 
 
Options for IBM BladeCenter HS23 and HS23E:
                                                        SEO
 Description                                            number
 
8GB (1x8GB, 1Rx4, 1.35V) PC3L-10600 CL9 ECC DDR3        00D4981
 1333MHz VLP RDIMM
8GB (1x8GB, 2Rx8, 1.35V) PC3L-10600 CL9 ECC DDR3        00D4985
 1333MHz VLP RDIMM
8GB (1x8GB, 1Rx4, 1.5V) PC3-12800 CL11 ECC DDR3         00D4989
 1600MHz VLP RDIMM
8GB (1x8GB, 2Rx8, 1.5V) PC3-12800 CL11 ECC DDR3         00D4993
 1600MHz VLP RDIMM

Business Partner information

If you are a Direct Reseller - System Reseller acquiring products from IBM, you may link directly to Business Partner information for this announcement. A PartnerWorld ID and password are required (use IBM ID).

https://www.ibm.com/partnerworld/mem/sla.jsp?num=112-120


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Publications
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None



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Services
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Technical information
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Specified operating environment

Limitations

The BladeCenter HS23E contains 12 DIMM sockets.

The BladeCenter HS23 contains 16 DIMM sockets.

Refer to the System x® server website for memory options.

Planning information

Cable orders

None

Security, auditability, and control

The customer is responsible for evaluation, selection, and implementation of security features, administrative procedures, and appropriate controls in application systems and communications facilities.



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Terms and conditions
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Warranty period

One year

These options assume the same warranty or maintenance terms as the machine in which they are installed for the remainder of the warranty or maintenance period for such machine.

IBM Hourly Service Rate Classification

One

Customer setup

Yes

Machine code

No

All other terms and conditions are the same as those applicable to the IBM machine type in which the feature is installed.



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Pricing
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For current prices, contact IBM at 888-Shop-IBM (746-7426) or visit

http://www-03.ibm.com/systems/x/

The following are features already announced for the 3331 machine type:

                                                     Initial/
                                                     MES/
                              Model    Feature       Both         RP
Description                   number   number        support  CSU MES

16GB (1x16GB, 2Rx4, 1.5V) PC3-12800 CL11 ECC DDR3
1600MHz VLP RDIMM
                              HC1      A3BS          MES
8GB (1x8GB, 1Rx4, 1.35V) PC3L-10600 CL9 ECC DDR3
1333MHz VLP RDIMM
                              HC1      A3BT          MES
8GB (1x8GB, 2Rx8, 1.35V) PC3L-10600 CL9 ECC DDR3
1333MHz VLP RDIMM
                              HC1      A3BU          MES
8GB (1x8GB, 1Rx4, 1.5V) PC3-12800 CL11 ECC DDR3
1600MHz VLP RDIMM
                              HC1      A3BV          MES
8GB (1x8GB, 2Rx8, 1.5V) PC3-12800 CL11 ECC DDR3
1600MHz VLP RDIMM
                              HC1      A3BW          MES
Addl Intel Xeon Processor E5-2643 4C 3.3GHz 10MB
Cache 1600MHz 130W
                              HC1      A3BX          MES

The following are features already announced for the 7875 machine type:

                                                     Initial/
                                                     MES/
                              Model    Feature       Both         RP
Description                   number   number        support  CSU MES

16GB (1x16GB, 2Rx4, 1.5V) PC3-12800 CL11 ECC DDR3
1600MHz VLP RDIMM
                              AC1      A3BS          Initial     
                              MC1                    Initial     
8GB (1x8GB, 1Rx4, 1.35V) PC3L-10600 CL9 ECC DDR3
1333MHz VLP RDIMM
                              AC1      A3BT          Initial     
                              MC1                    Initial     
8GB (1x8GB, 2Rx8, 1.35V) PC3L-10600 CL9 ECC DDR3
1333MHz VLP RDIMM
                              AC1      A3BU          Initial     
                              MC1                    Initial     
8GB (1x8GB, 1Rx4, 1.5V) PC3-12800 CL11 ECC DDR3
1600MHz VLP RDIMM
                              AC1      A3BV          Initial     
                              MC1                    Initial     
8GB (1x8GB, 2Rx8, 1.5V) PC3-12800 CL11 ECC DDR3
1600MHz VLP RDIMM
                              AC1      A3BW          Initial     
                              MC1                    Initial     
Addl Intel Xeon Processor E5-2643 4C 3.3GHz 10MB
Cache 1600MHz 130W
                              AC1      A3BX          Initial     
                              MC1                    Initial     
Intel Xeon Processor E5-2643 4C 3.3GHz 10MB Cache
1600MHz 130W
                              AC1      A3CB          Initial     
                              MC1                    Initial     

The following are features already announced for the 8038 machine type:

                                                     Initial/
                                                     MES/
                              Model    Feature       Both         RP
Description                   number   number        support  CSU MES

IBM 256GB SATA 2.5" MLC HS Entry SSD
                              AC1      A2U3          Initial     
                              MC1                    Initial     
IBM 128GB SATA 2.5" MLC HS Entry SSD
                              AC1      A2U4          Initial     
                              MC1                    Initial     
8GB (1x8GB, 1Rx4, 1.35V) PC3L-10600 CL9 ECC DDR3
1333MHz VLP RDIMM
                              AC1      A3BT          Initial     
                              MC1                    Initial     
8GB (1x8GB, 2Rx8, 1.35V) PC3L-10600 CL9 ECC DDR3
1333MHz VLP RDIMM
                              AC1      A3BU          Initial     
                              MC1                    Initial     
8GB (1x8GB, 1Rx4, 1.5V) PC3-12800 CL11 ECC DDR3
1600MHz VLP RDIMM
                              AC1      A3BV          Initial     
                              MC1                    Initial     
8GB (1x8GB, 2Rx8, 1.5V) PC3-12800 CL11 ECC DDR3
1600MHz VLP RDIMM
                              AC1      A3BW          Initial     
                              MC1                    Initial     
Essential Package
                              AC1      A3BY          Initial     
                              MC1                    Initial     
Enhanced Package
                              AC1      A3BZ          Initial     
                              MC1                    Initial     
Elite Package
                              AC1      A3C0          Initial     
                              MC1                    Initial     
Essential Package
                              AC1      A3C1          Initial     
                              MC1                    Initial     
Enhanced Package
                              AC1      A3C2          Initial     
                              MC1                    Initial     
Elite Package
                              AC1      A3C3          Initial     
                              MC1                    Initial     
Option SEOs
 
                                                          Initial/
                                                          MES/
                                         SEO              Both 
Description                              number           support CSU

Intel Xeon Processor E5-2643             46C9206          Both    Yes
 4C 3.3GHz 10MB Cache 1600MHz 130W
8GB (1x8GB, 1Rx4, 1.35V) PC3L-10600      00D4981          Both    Yes
 CL9 ECC DDR3 1333MHz VLP RDIMM
8GB (1x8GB, 2Rx8, 1.35V) PC3L-10600      00D4985          Both    Yes
 CL9 ECC DDR3 1333MHz VLP RDIMM
8GB (1x8GB, 1Rx4, 1.5V) PC3-12800        00D4989          Both    Yes
 CL11 ECC DDR3 1600MHz VLP RDIMM
8GB (1x8GB, 2Rx8, 1.5V) PC3-12800        00D4993          Both    Yes
 CL11 ECC DDR3 1600MHz VLP RDIMM
16GB (1x16GB, 2Rx4, 1.5V) PC3-12800      90Y3157          Both    Yes
 CL11 ECC DDR3 1600MHz VLP RDIMM
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