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IBM X3550 M4 (2) E5-2609 2.4 GHz 4C CPU 16GB RAM (2)x 146GB 15K HDD Entry Server Bundle



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Used IBM X3550 M4 (2) E5-2609 2.40GHz 4C CPU 16GB RAM (2)x 146GB 15K HDD Entry Server Bundle

The System x3550 M4 server provides outstanding performance for your business-critical applications. Its energy-efficient design supports more cores, memory, and data capacity in a compact 1U package that is easy to service and manage. With more computing power per watt and the latest Intel Xeon processors, you can reduce costs while maintaining speed and availability.


IBM XSeries x3550 M4

Form Factor:

1U Rack-Mount


Up to two Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 v2 product family CPUs with 12 cores (up to 2.7 GHz) or ten cores (up to 3.0 GHz) or eight cores (up to 3.3 GHz) or six cores (up to 3.5 GHz) or four cores (up to 3.5 GHz). Two QPI links up to 8.0 GT/s each. Up to 1866 MHz memory speed. Up to 30 MB L3 cache.


Intel C604


Up to 24 DIMM sockets (12 DIMMs per processor). RDIMMs and LRDIMMs (Load Reduced DIMMs) are supported but memory types cannot be intermixed. Memory speed up to 1866 MHz.

Memory Maximums:

RDIMMs: Up to 384 GB with 24x 16 GB RDIMMs and two processors

LRDIMMs: Up to 768 GB with 24x 32 GB LRDIMMs and two processors

Memory Protection:

ECC, Chipkill (for x4-based memory DIMMs), memory mirroring, and memory rank sparing.

Disk Drive Bays:

Up to eight 2.5" hot-swap SAS/SATA HDDs, or up to three 3.5" hot-swap SAS/SATA HDDs, or up to three 3.5" Simple Swap SATA HDDs.

Maximum Internal Storage:

Up to 14.4 TB with 1.8 TB 2.5" SAS HDDs, or up to 8 TB with 1 TB 2.5" NL SAS/SATA HDDs, or up to 12.8 TB with 1.6 TB 2.5" SAS/SATA SSDs, or up to 18 TB with 6 TB 3.5" NL SAS/SATA HDDs. Intermix of SAS/SATA is supported.

RAID Support:

6 Gb SAS/SATA: RAID 0, 1, 10 with H1110, M1115 or M5110. Optional upgrades to RAID 5, 50 available for M1115. Optional upgrades to RAID 5, 50 are available for M5110 (zero-cache; 512 MB battery-backed cache; 512 MB or 1 GB flash-backed cache). Optional upgrade to RAID 6, 60 are available for M5110 with 512 MB or 1 GB cache upgrades.

12 Gb SAS/SATA: RAID 0, 1, 10 with optional M5210. Optional upgrades to RAID 5, 50 are available for M5210 (zero-cache; 1 GB non-backed cache; 1 GB or 2 GB flash-backed cache). Optional upgrade to RAID 6, 60 are available for M5210 with 1 GB or 2 GB cache upgrades.

Optical Drive Bays:

One, optional, for models with 2.5" drives. Support for DVD-ROM or Multiburner.

Tape Drive Bays:


Network Interfaces:

Four integrated Gigabit Ethernet 1000BASE-T ports (RJ-45); two integrated 10 Gb Ethernet ports (10GBASE-T RJ-45 or 10GBASE-SR SFP+ based) on optional 10 Gb Ethernet mezzanine card (does not consume a PCIe slot).

PCI-Expansion Slots:

Two slots, depending on the riser cards installed. The slots are as follows (all PCIe slots are PCIe 3.0, all PCI-X slots are 64 bit/133 MHz):

  Slot 1: PCIe x16; low profile, half-length

  Slot 2: PCIe x8, opt. PCI-X or PCIe x16; full-height/half-length (PCIe x16 req. 2nd CPU)

Additional dedicated slot for ServeRAID adapter.


Two USB 2.0 (three USB 2.0 for 3.5" HDD models) and one DB-15 video on front. Four USB 2.0, one DB-15 video, one DB-9 serial, one RJ-45 systems management, four RJ-45 GbE network ports, two optional RJ-45 or SFP+ 10 GbE network ports on rear. One internal USB ports (for embedded hypervisor).


Calibrated Vectored Cooling™ with up to six N+1 redundant hot-swap fans (four standard, additional two with second processor or with the x3550 M4 Thermal Solution Kit); two fan zones with N+1 fan design; each fan has two motors.

Power Supply:

Up to two redundant hot-swap 550 W AC or 750 W AC power supplies (80+ Platinum certification), or 750 W DC power supply options.

Hot-Swap Parts:

Hard drives, power supplies, fans.

Systems Management:

UEFI, Integrated Management Module 2 (IMM2), Predictive Failure Analysis, Light Path Diagnostics, Automatic Server Restart, IBM Systems Director and IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager™, ServerGuide. Optional Advanced Management Module Advanced Upgrade (FoD) for remote presence (graphics, keyboard and mouse, virtual media).

Security Features:

Power-on password, administrator's password, Trusted Platform Module (TPM).


Matrox G200eR2 with 16 MB memory integrated into the IMM2. Maximum resolution is 1600x1200 at 75 Hz with 16 M colors.

Operating System:

Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2, 2012, 2008 R2 and 2008; Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 5, 6, and 7; SUSE Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 10, 11, and 12; VMware vSphere (ESXi) 5.0, 5.1, 5.5, and 6.0.


Height: 43 mm (1.7 in), width: 429 mm (16.9 in), depth: 734 mm (28.9 in)


Minimum configuration: 12.7 kg (28 lb), maximum: 15.9 kg (35.1 lb)

  • Manufacturer: IBM
  • Type: IBM XSeries X3550 M4 Entry Server Model
  • Model: 7870-AC1
  • Processor: (2) Intel Xeon E5-2609 2.40GHz 4C 10MB 80W Processor
  • Memory:(2)x 8GB DDR-3 PC3L-10600; High-speed DDR-3 SDRAM Registered DIMMs standard
  • Network Controller: (1) Integrated Quad Gigabit Ethernet ports for high I/O capacity, plus two optional embedded 10 GbE ports
  • Storage Controller: (1) ServeRAID M5110 SAS/SATA 512MB Controller
  • Storage: (2)x 146GB 15K 2.5" SAS Hard Drives Installed
  • Expansion Slots: Up to two x16 PCIe 3.0 slots on two processor servers
  • Form Factor: 1U Rackmount Server

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