Overview - IBM System x3655

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Features and specifications
  • Dual-core AMD Opteron processor models 2210, 2212, 2216, or 2218 with 2 MB of L2 cache (1 MB per core)
  • Dual-core AMD Opteron 1.8 GHz processor model 2210 HE or dual-core AMD Opteron 2.8 GHz processor model 2220 with 2 MB of L2 cache (1 MB per core)
  • Sixteen DIMM connectors supporting 512 MB, 1 GB, 2 GB, and 4 GB of 667 MHz DDR2 memory
  • Supports up to 64 GB of system memory
  • Interleaved memory populated with two DIMMs at a time with same size DIMMs
  • Supports mixed memory sizes in pairs
  • Features Chipkill memory
Hard drive (HD)
  • Integrated SAS/SATA controller
  • Up to 1.8 TB(1) (six 300 GB) of internal hot-swap SAS HDD storage, or up to 3.0 TB (six 500 GB) of SATA storage with 3.5-inch HDs
  • Up to 584 GB(1) (eight-73 GB) of hot-swap SAS storage with 2.5-inch HDs
CD and DVD drives
  • One DVD-CD/RW Combo drive in all models
  • 3.5-inch Hot-swap SAS (6; 4 with tape)
  • 2.5-inch Hot-swap SAS (8 with tape)
  • 3.5-inch Hot-swap SATA (6; 4 with tape)
  • Dual full-duplex Broadcom 5708 Gigabit Ethernet PCI controllers
  • Supports PCI-E, PCI-X or HTX
  • Embedded systems management processor
  • ATI RN50b video controller with 16 MB of memory
Power supply
  • Worldwide, voltage-sensing 835-watt power supply features auto restart
  • Six USB ports (two front, four rear)
  • Two RJ-45 ports
  • One serial port (16550A-compatible)
  • Rack-optimized design for 19-inch wide industry-standard rack cabinets supported in the NetBAY42 and NetBAY25
Detailed specifications
  • All specifications for the IBM System x

Note: Specifications are dependent on the machine type and model


System x3655 (Type 7985) - Three year parts and labor

For warranty service upgrades and maintenance service, refer to Warranty service upgrades and maintenance services.

Hardware compatibility
For detailed information about IBM and non-IBM devices, adapters, software, and network operating systems supported with System x servers, visit the ServerProven compatibility Web site at http://www.ibm.com/servers/eserver/serverproven/compat/us/.

Additional product information


Applicable countries and regions


Document id:  MIGR-5070953
Last modified:  2009-12-29
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