System x3500 M5 Tower Server
Computing for optimal performance
Big performance & storage flexibility in a small footprint.
- Greater performance, twice the memory
- Flexible storage-based configurations
- Smart energy-efficient features
- Safeguards enterprise data
- Maximizes uptime and minimizes costs
System x3500 M5Features
- Optimize your workloads with choice of flexible storage-based configurations, designed for infrastructure basics to business-critical applications
- Maximize uptime and minimize costs with industry-leading reliability features and tools.
- Safeguard enterprise data with built-in System x® Trusted Platform Assurance, an exclusive set of security features and practices, plus optional self-encrypting drives and IBM Security Key Lifecycle Manager or MegaRAID SafeStore encryption services, which is part of any M5200 Series RAID-5 upgrade.
- Achieve superior performance with Intel® Xeon® processors E5-2600 v3 series (up to 36 cores per server), end-to-end 12 Gbps RAID support─for both devices and infrastructure
- Accelerate your graphics applications with up to two 300 W GPUs
- Run up to 131 percent greater java workload performance, up to 61 percent greater virtualization performance, and up to 59 percent greater database performance per system than the previous generation
- Leverage tiered storage by using both high-performance 2.5-inch solid-state drives (SSDs) and large-capacity, less-frequently-accessed 3.5-inch hard disk drive (HDD) storage in the same server
- Reduce data center costs with smart energy-efficient features, including extended operating temperature, Titanium power supplies (up to 96 percent efficiency), active/standby power supply modes, and TruDDR4™ Memory (with up to 45 percent improved energy use compared to DDR3)
- Run more virtual machines and workloads with up to 50 percent more cores and cache and 2x more memory capacity than previous generation
The new Lenovo® System x3500 M5 delivers big performance and storage flexibility in a small footprint. Choose from models with up to 32 2.5-inch or 12 3.5-inch drives. Leverage tiered storage with a combination of fast-access 2.5-inch and low-cost-per-terabyte 3.5-inch drives in the same server.
Deploy up to two Intel® Xeon® processors E5-2600 v3 series for up to 36 cores per server. Accelerate your graphics applications with up to two optional GPUs. With twice the memory, up to 131 percent greater performance, and 50 percent more cores and cache than the previous generation, the x3500 M5 lets your workloads fly.
The x3500 M5 integrates industry-leading security and reliability. System x® Trusted Platform Assurance establishes a solid security foundation for your workloads—from infrastructure to analytics. You can also deploy self-encrypting drives with optional key management software.
System x servers achieved the highest reliability of any x86 server. Diagnostic tools such as Predictive Failure Analysis proactively monitor server sub-components to help reduce downtime and costs.
Simplify provisioning and systems management
Simplify, automate, and modernize Day 1 provisioning and ongoing administrative tasks over the server lifecycle with Lenovo XClarity.
- Tech Specs
System x3500 M5Tech Specs
Description Specifications FORM FACTOR/HEIGHTTower (5U rack-mountable) PROCESSORUp to two 18-core Intel Xeon processors E5-2600 v3 series CACHEUp to 45 MB per processor MEMORYUp to 1.5 TB with 64 GB* TruDDR4 Memory LRDIMMs EXPANSION SLOTSUp to seven PCIe 3.0 expansion slots; support for up to two 300 W GPUs DISK BAYSUp to 32 2.5-inch hot-swap hard disk drives (HDDs) or solid-state drives (SSDs), or up to 12 3.5-inch hot-swap HDDs or 6 3.5-inch simple-swap HDDs, or a combination of up to 16 2.5-inch hot-swap HDDs/SSDs with up to 6 3.5-inch hot-swap HDDs MEDIA BAYSDVD-ROM and optional tape drive NETWORK INTERFACEQuad-port Gigabit Ethernet and single-port IMM standard; optional 10 GbE PCIe adapters available POWER SUPPLY1/2 hot-swap redundant 550 W/750 W/900 W, 80 PLUS Platinum or 750 W 80 PLUS Titanium HOT-SWAP COMPONENTSPower supply, cooling fans and HDDs/SSDs RAID SUPPORT12 Gbps hardware dual RAID adapters -0, -1, -10 with optional RAID-5, -50, -6, -60 upgrades ENERGY-EFFICIENCY COMPLIANCE†80 PLUS Platinum, 80 PLUS Titanium; ENERGY STAR compliance (model dependent) SYSTEMS MANAGEMENTIMM2 with dedicated management port (optional remote presence); Predictive Failure Analysis, Diagnostic LEDs, light path diagnostics, IBM Systems Director and IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager OPERATING SYSTEMS SUPPORTEDMicrosoft Windows Server , Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SUSE Linux Enterprise, VMware vSphere - (Optional USB Key or SD Media Adapter*) LIMITED WARRANTY3-year customer replaceable unit and onsite limited warranty, next business day 9x5, service upgrades available
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