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Overview - IBM eServer xSeries 346 (Type 8840)

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Overview with technical information and relevant links for the IBM eServer xSeries 346 (Type 8840)


IBM eServer xSeries 346

Features and specifications
  • Powerful, two-way, SMP-capable Intel Xeon processing
  • 1 microprocessors Intel Xeon 2.8, 3.0, 3.2, 3.4, 3.6 or 3.8 GHz / 800 MHz (quad-pumped 200 MHz) FSB processors with 2 MB L2 cache, 2 x 2 MB L2 cache on one 2.8 GHz dual core processor, enabling up to 6.4 GB/s data transfer rates
  • Minimum: Two 512 MB high-speed DDR2 400 ECC SDRAM RDIMMs, two-way interleaved, 400 MHz DDR2 memory interface
  • Maximum: 16 GB
  • 64-bit memory addressing
Hard disk drive (HDD)
  • Up to 1.8 TB hot-swap Ultra320 SCSI HDD storage
CD Drive
  • 4x-24x CD-R/CD-RW DVD COMBO Drive standard
  • Dual integrated 10/100/1000 Ethernet
  • Dual Broadcom 5721 chips for Ethernet connections
  • Dual-channel Ultra320 SCSI up to 320 MB
  • Two systems management controllers
  • Compatible with SVGA
Expansion bays
  • Six hot-swap, 3.5-inch drive bays (hot-swap hard disk drives installed, some models)
  • One 5.25-inch bay (DVD-ROM drive installed)
  • One 3.5-inch removable-media drive bay (diskette drive installed)
Power supply
  • Up to two (2) 625 watts (100-240V ac) hot-swap power supplies
RAID support
  • Integrated RAID-0, RAID-1 with optional upgrade to RAID-5 via ServeRAID-7k no PCI slot required
  • 2U Rack-optimized
Detailed specifications
  • All specifications for the IBM eServer xSeries 346 (Type 8840)

Note: Specifications are dependent on the machine type and model.


three-year limited warranty on 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 xSeries servers, visit the ServerProven compatibility site.

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Operating System

Older System x:Operating system independent / None

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Modified date:
24 January 2019