IBM System x3100 M4 certified for use with ABB 800xA DCS


  • Delivers robust performance at a competitive entry-server price
  • Offers flexibility in an optimized compact design
  • Combines reliability and simple installation with innovative management technology

Robust performance at an entry-level price

With support for the latest Intel® Xeon® and Core i3 processor technology, the IBM System x3100 M4 delivers strong performance for the price in a single-socket tower. Advanced features and functions, which come standard, include innovative integrated RAID capability, 1600 MHz dependable server-class memory, energy efficiency, low-cost tower-to-rack kit and high-capacity storage options for enhanced availability.

Product features

  • Generous server-class memory offers greater performance per price point
  • Support for up to four high-capacity, low-cost Serial ATA hard disk drives or up to eight hot swap 2.5” SAS/ SATA hard disk drives that optimize implementation flexibility
  • PCI Gen 3-ready slot offer ample I/O speed and an easy upgrade path
  • Integrated Management Module 2 and full IBM toolbox simplify systems management
  • Embedded RAID support and optional advanced RAID upgrade facilitates enhanced availability and protection
  • Dual integrated Gigabit Ethernet offers greater network bandwidth

Hardware summary

  • Single-processor, 4U / 5U tower server (model dependant)
  • Choice of processors—Intel Xeon E3-1200v2 series (quad-core) up to 3.6 GHz/8 MB/1333 MHz or Intel Core i3 2100 series (dual-core) up to 3.4 GHz/3 MB/1333 MHz
  • DDR-3 ECC server-class memory, up to 1600 MHz; max 32 GB UDIMM
  • Up to 12 TB via 4 × 3.5 in. simple-swap SATA HDDs or 8 TB via 2.5" SAS/SATA hot-swap HDDs
  • Standard ServeRAID-C100 for IBM System x® supports RAID-0 or -1 or hardware RAID-0,-1 for 2.5" hot-swap HDDs, redundant PSU model (model dependent)

*Product description according to vendor

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