IBM System x - x3550 M1

Brand: IBM
Product Code: IBM-x3550-M1
Availability: 9

Price: Rs. 2,500

Available Options

* Base Model:

* Processor:

* RAM:

* RAID Controller:

RAID Level:

* 2.5" SAS Hard Disk Drives:

* 2.5" NL-SAS / SATA Hard Disk Drives:

At a glance

.Power, scalability, control, and serviceability for dynamic Web-serving and On Demand Business applications:

  • Ultrathin, high-availability, rack-optimized, 1 U platform
  • Powerful Intel Xeon quad-core processors with 12 MB L2 cache and 1333 MHz1 FSB, and Intel Extended Memory 64 Technology (EM64T)
  • 2 GB (2 x 1 GB) of high speed PC2-5300 ECC double date rate (DDR2) Chipkill™ memory; eight DIMM slots support up to 32 GB
  • Support for hot-swap SAS, simple-swap SATA, and hot-swap SATA HDDs
  • Choice of open bay HDD configurations:
    • Two 3.5-inch HS SAS/SATA or simple-swap SATA
    • Four 2.5-inch hot-swap SAS
  • Two PCI-Express x8 slots (full height, half length); one slot convertible to PCI-X via riser card option 64-bit/133 MHz (full height, half length)
  • Optional support for PCI-X adapters
  • 670-watt, auto-ranging power supply
  • Integrated systems management processor
  • Integrated dual Gigabit Ethernet
  • One serial port (16550A-compatible), two USB ports, and two video ports (front and rear)

For ordering, contact:

Your IBM representative, an IBM Business Partner, or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL(Reference: YE001). 


New models of the System x3550 feature a new Intel® quad-core processor and faster front-side bus (FSB) processor.

This highly manageable, ultrathin, 1 U high, rack-optimized server features ultimate application density for power managed datacenters.

Optimized for speed

Apply powerful processors, large amounts of high-performing memory, and high-bandwidth PCI buses to datacenter applications:

  • Up to 3.16 GHz Intel Xeon quad-core processors enhanced with 12 MB advanced transfer L2 cache
  • 1333 MHz FSB processors
  • Eight DIMM slots enable you to deploy up to 32 GB of DDR2 PC2-5300 memory, with 2 GB (2 x 1 GB) of memory standard
  • Integrated SAS and SATA HDDs with RAID support
  • Support for hot-swap SAS, simple-swap SATA, and hot-swap SATA HDDs
  • Dual Gigabit Ethernet controllers for high I/O capacity, plus failover capability
  • Highly functional chipset optimized for better application computing
Manufacturer IBM
Product Type
Product Type Entry-Level Server
Form Factor
Form Factor Rack
Platform LINUX, Windows
Announced 23-May-06
Available 7-Jul-06
Archived 8-Oct-09
Architecture x86
Rack Units
Rack Units 1U
Operating System
Operating System Red Hat Linux, SUSE Linux, Windows
Processor Family
Processor Family Xeon
Processor Options
Processor Options Xeon 5110 (1.60GHz 65W) Xeon 5120 (1.86GHz 65W) Xeon 5130 (2.00GHz 65W) Xeon 5140 (2.33GHz 65W) Xeon 5148 (2.33GHz 40W) Xeon 5150 (2.66GHz 65W) Xeon 5160 (3.00GHz 80W) Xeon E5205 (1.86GHz 65W) Xeon X5260 (3.33GHz 80W) Xeon X5270 (3.50GHz 80W) Xeon E5310 (1.60GHz 80W) Xeon L5310 (1.6GHz 50W) Xeon E5320 (1.86GHz 80W) Xeon L5320 (1.86GHz 50W) Xeon E5335 (2.00GHz 80W) Xeon E5345 (2.33GHz 80W) Xeon X5355 (2.66GHz 120W) Xeon X5365 (3.00GHz 120W) Xeon E5405 (2.00GHz 80W) Xeon E5410 (2.33GHz 80W) Xeon E5420 (2.50GHz 80W) Xeon L5420 (2.50GHz 50W) Xeon E5430 (2.6GHz 80W) Xeon L5430 (2.66GHz 50W) Xeon E5440 (2.83GHz 80W) Xeon E5450 (3.00GHz 80W) Xeon X5450 (3.00GHz 120W) Xeon X5460 (3.16GHz 120W) Xeon X5470 (3.33GHz 120W)
Max Processor Chips
Max Processor Chips 2
Max Processor Cores
Max Processor Cores 8
Cache 4MB L2 (Xeon 5100), 6MB L2 (Xeon 5200), 2 x 4MB L2 (Xeon 5300) or 2 x 6MB L2 (Xeon 5400)
Chipset Intel 5000X
Memory Minimum
Memory Minimum 1 GB
Memory Maximum
Memory Maximum 32 GB
Memory Type
Memory Type DDR2 SDRAM
Memory DIMM Slots Standard
Memory DIMM Slots Standard 8
Max Memory DIMM Slots
Max Memory DIMM Slots 8
Memory Protection
Memory Protection ECC, Chipkill, Sparing, Mirroring
Disk Type
Disk Type SATA, SAS
Disk Controller
Disk Controller SAS, SATA
Internal Disk Bays
Internal Disk Bays 4
Bays Information
Bays Information 2 x 3.5" hot-swap disk drive bays or _x000D_ 2 x 3.5" simple-swap disk drive bays or _x000D_ 4 x 2.5" hot-swap disk drive bays
Disk Max Internal
Disk Max Internal 2,000 GB
RAID Support
RAID Support 0, 1, 10
Hot-Swap Disks
Hot-Swap Disks SATA, SAS
Media Drive
Media Drive CD-RW/DVD combo
I/O Technology
I/O Technology PCI Express
I/O Slot Types
I/O Slot Types 2 x PCI Express x8 full-height/half-length
I/O Max Slots
I/O Max Slots 2
I/O Internal Slots
I/O Internal Slots 2
Networking 2 x onboard Broadcom 5708 Gigabit 10/100/1000 Ethernet adapters with full Gigabit Ethernet MAC and PHY layer functions, PCI-X 64-bit 100MHz, full duplex, Wake-on-LAN, TCP/IP Offload Engine (TOE), Alert Standard Format 2.0, two RJ45 ports in rear
Dimensions Height: 4.3 cm (1.69 in) Width: 44 cm (17.32 in) Depth: 71.1 cm (27.99 in)
Weight 15.6 kg (34.39 lbs) (max)
Max Power (Calculated)
Max Power (Calculated) 576 W (3,318 CO2e kg pa)
Max Power (Theoretical)
Max Power (Theoretical) 700 W (4,032 CO2e kg pa)
Max Heat (Calculated)
Max Heat (Calculated) 2,073 kJ/hr (1,965 Btu/hr)
Max Heat (Theoretical)
Max Heat (Theoretical) 2,522 kJ/hr (2,390 Btu/hr) (max)
Hot-Swap/Redundant Cooling Fans
Hot-Swap/Redundant Cooling Fans Yes/Yes
Hot-Swap/Redundant Power Supply
Hot-Swap/Redundant Power Supply Yes/Optional
System Management
System Management Integrated System Management Processor;_x000D_ Light Path Diagnostics;_x000D_ Predictive Failure Analysis;_x000D_ Optional IBM Remote Supervisor Adapter II allows remote access to your server even when not powered on;_x000D_ IBM Director and Director Agent management software;_x000D_ ServerGuide Software assists with installation of operating systems and drivers
Warranty 3yr (IOL) NBD Parts [CRU] + Onsite 3-Year IBM Onsite Limited (IOL) Some parts are Customer Replaceable Units (CRU) IBM ships replacement CRU Next Business Day (NBD) and client performs replacement Other parts replacement is done by IBM NBD Onsite

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