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IBM System x3250 M4 Rack Mount Server

Innovative, value-priced single-socket rack server


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The IBM System x3250 M4 server delivers the latest Intel® processor technology in an ultra-small, single-socket rack server. Priced for value and built for performance, the x3250 M4 offers vast server-level memory capacity, standard low-cost ServeRAID-C100 technology and dual network adapters. The x3250 M4 meets 80-PLUS® certification for power supply units to enable greater energy efficiency and savings.


Flexible options for growth

With a flexible subsystem and wide range of configuration options, thex3250 M4 enables you to choose the level of computing power you need today and grow to meet increased application requirements. Choose harddisk drive size and storage capacity, dual- or quad-core processors—or even advanced protection RAID.

IBM tested and certified

The x3250 M4 offers standard ServeRAID-C100 for IBM System x® servers, which supports RAID-0, -1, -10 functions. Powerful integrated systems management tools facilitate fast deployment and setup and canhelp you manage, monitor and troubleshoot from virtually anywhere.

Part No. x3250m4
Rack Units 1 U
Height 43
Width 439
Depth 575.8
CPU Socket(s) 1
Compatible CPU(s) Intel® Xeon® E3-1200; Core i3 2100; Pentium
Max CPU Clk Spd Up to 3.5 GHz
CPU Cache 8 MB L3
Max # Core(s) 2 or 4 per CPU
Memory Slot(s) 4 UDIMMs
Memory Capacity 32 GB up to 1333 MHz
Drive Bays Two 3.5 in. simple-swap SATA or four 2.5 in.hot-swap/simple-swap SAS (simple-swap 2.5 in. via CTO only)
Capacity 6.0 TB, optical drive device optional
HDD Suitability SAS/SATA
RAID Controller ServeRAID C100
RAID Options Simple-swap SATA models - ServeRAID-C100 for IBM System x; hot-swap SAS model hardware RAID-0, -1 is standard (model dependent); optional hardware RAID-5
Supported OS Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2/ Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Red Hat Linux, SUSE Linux
USB Port(s) 7; 6 external ports (2 front, 4 rear); plus 1 internal connectors for tape drive, RDX Removable Disk Cartridge drive, or USB flash drive containing a hypervisor drive
PCI Slot(s) 1 PCIe x8, one PCIe x4 for RAID-0, -1
Serial Ports 1x Serial Port
LAN Socket(s) Dual Gigabit Ethernet
LAN Controller(s) Broadcom BCM82574L
Graphics / GPU Matrox G200eV graphic controller integrated in IMM2
Resolution (Native) 1600x1200 resolution with a color depth of 32 bits at 75Hz
Screen Size 16MB DDR2 standard (shared with IMM2)
Standard 3-year customer replaceable unit/onsite limited warranty

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