The IBM BladeCenter HX5 blade server model provides top-notch performance for the most-demanding virtualization applications, and high-performance applications like database, business intelligence and modeling and simulation. The HX5 is a dual-socket, single-wide blade server that supports Intel Xeon 7500 & 6500 model processors, with a clock speed of up to 2.66GHz, and can have 4, 6, or 8 cores per processor.
Other features include:
The IBM BladeCenter HX5 features the latest in IBM X-Architecture, fifth-generation eX5 technology. Features include:
The IBM HX5 blade server includes 1 high-speed PCIe expansion card connection, and one standard-speed PCIe connection. In addition, the HX5 blade server is scalable to four processors, which transforms it to a double-wide form factor, and supports up to 2566GB of memory. With the MAX5 add-on, you gain another 24 memory DIMMS, expanding the available memory to 320GB, and upgrading the front-side bus to 1066MHz for faster memory access.