The IBM x3455 is an AMD Opteron-based double-socket commercial application server.

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The IBM x3455 is an AMD Opteron-based double-socket commercial application server built for the superior computing performance needed to manage the growth & risk of dynamic HPC workloads. Outfitted with AMD Direct Connect Architecture, the IBM x3455 supports Quad-Core AMD Opteron models 2352, 2356, and 2360 SE, power-efficient DDRII memory up to 48GB, and internal storage up to 1.5TB. In addition, the IBM x3455 comes chockfull of features such as an integrated memory controller that helps reduce traditional x86 front-side bus bottlenecks, Xcelerated Memory Technology for faster access to memory, built-in expansion flexibility for high-bandwidth cluster networking with IBM eXtended I/O technology, and server-partitioning virtualization software for server consolidation. The IBM x3450 retails from anywhere between $1000 to $8000 depending on the specifics (e.g. RAM, Drives, etc) chosen, and comes with a 1-3 year limited warranty.

  • Form factor/height: Rack/1U   
  • Processor: Quad-Core AMD Opteron Model 2352, 2356, 2360 SE 
  • Number of processors (std/max): 1/2   
  • Memory:  2x 1 GB /48 GB PC5300 ECC DDR II SDRAM IBM Chipkill™ 667 MHz via 12 DIMM slots
  • Expansion slots:   PCI-Express (1) x16 standard; optional (1) x8 or (1) HTx 
  • Disk bays (total): 2
  • Maximum internal storage:  1.5 TB SATA II or 600 GB SAS (3.0 Gbps)
  • Network interface: Integrated dual Gigabit Ethernet   
  • Power supply (std/max): 650W capacity    
  • Raid Support: Optional RAID-0, -1 for internal drives using the IBM HBA Controller
  • Remote Systems Management: Integrated BMC features Serial over LAN (IPMI 2.0-compliant), IBM Director, Cluster Systems Management
  • Operating systems supported: Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008, Red Hat Linux®, SUSE Linux
  • Limited warranty: 1-year customer replaceable unit and onsite limited warranty
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