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IBM System x3400 M3 Tower Server

Flexible, highly efficient tower server to power yourgrowing business


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The IBMSystem x3400 M3 tower server with the latest Intel®Xeon® processors offers flexibility, reliability and security as well as enhanced systems management features that make it an ideal choice for small, midsize and distributed businesses. This 2-socket server provides a balance of performance, high availability, expansion capability and ease of management in a stable, long-life platform. The x3400 M3 includes `features designed to achieve affordable performance on a tower server,allowing you to replace your older systems as business grows.


Grow affordably with flexible upgrades

The x3400 M3 offers flexible configuration options to help you scale easily as business grows. Higher storage capacity as well as choice in storage interface lets you transform your business as you require. Select the right combination of hard disk drive size, processor and memorycapacity for today, and easily incorporate more tomorrow.

Ease energy and management costs

Now with low-voltage memory built into its already efficient design—as well as tools for managing energy components—the x3400 M3 helps you better manage power consumption and costs. Extensive systems management capabilities are also available right out of the box to help save time and money on administration.

Part No. x3400m3
Height 440
Width 218
Depth 767
CPU Socket(s) 1 or 2 Intel® Xeon®
Compatible CPU(s) E5600 or X5600
Max CPU Clk Spd Up to 3.06 GHz
CPU Cache 4, 8 or 12 MB per CPU
Max # Core(s) 2, 4 or 6 Cores per CPU
Memory Slot(s) 16 DIMM Slots
Memory Capacity Up to 128 GB
Drive Bays Standard with four 3.5" simple-swap Serial ATA (SATA) or four 3.5" hot-swap SATA/ Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) HDDs or eight or sixteen 2.5" hot-swap SAS/SATA HDDs. Eight 3.5" hot-swap SAS/SATA HDDs
Capacity Up to 16.0 TB
HDD Suitability 2.5", 3.5" SAS/SATA
RAID Options Integrated 6 Gbps or 3 Gbps RAID-0, -1, -1E (model dependent), optional RAID-10, -5, -50, -6, -60
Supported OS Microsoft®Windows®Server 2008 R2, Red Hat Linux®, SUSE Linux, VMware ESXServer; integrated hypervisor key
USB Port(s) 8 total; 6 external (2 front, 4 rear) ports, plus 1 internal connector for tape drive and 1 internal connector for an embedded hypervisor (on USB flash drive)
PCI Slot(s) Five PCIe and 1 PCI standard; additional 2 PCI-X or 1 PCIe (configure to order only)
Serial Ports 1 (rear)
LAN Socket(s) 1 dual-port GbE
LAN Controller(s) Broadcom BCM5716
Bandwidth GbE
Graphics / GPU Matrox G200eV (in IMM)
Standard 3-year customer replaceable unit and onsite limited warranty