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Overview - IBM System x3650 (Type 1914, 7979)

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Overview of what comes standard in the IBM System x3650


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Features and specifications
  • IBM System x 3650 is available with a Powerful Quad-core 3.0GHz / 1333MHz E5450 Xeon processor with 12MB L2 cache delivering up to 10.6 Gb/s data transfer rate
  • 1333 MHz (quad-pumped 333) FSB processor with 12MB L2 cache, enabling up to 10.66 GB/s data transfer rates
  • Two 1 GB PC2-5300 DDR2 DIMMs 667 MHz with advanced memory features (AMF)
Hard drive (HD)
  • Up to 6 HS SAS 3.5-inch HDs or 8 HS SAS 2.5-inch HDs plus internal
CD and DVD drive
  • Standard 8x-24x CD-RW/DVD-ROM Combo drive
  • Four available PCI_Express slots, or two PCI-X (up to 133 MHz)
  • Seven drive bays: 8x-24x(3) CD-RW/DVD-ROM combo drive, six hot-swap HDs
  • Up to 6 HS SAS 3.5-inch HDs or 8 HS SAS 2.5-inch HDs plus internal tape drive bay
  • Two full-duplex Broadcom 5721 Gigabit Ethernet PCI controllers
  • Dual Gigabit Ethernet controllers for high I/O capacity, plus failover capability
  • ATI RN50 video controller with 16 MB video memory and two video ports
Power supply
  • 835-watt voltage sensing hot-plug power supply
  • Seven USB ports
  • Two Ethernet (RJ-45)
  • Two video ports
  • One serial port,
  • One systems management connector
  • One external SAS connector
  • Ultrathin, high-availability, rack-optimized, 2 U servers
Raid support
  • Integrated SAS HD controller with integrated mirroring
Detailed specifications
  • All specifications for the IBM System x3650

Note: Specifications are dependent on the machine type and model


Customer Replaceable Unit ("CRU") Service and IBM On-Site Repair (IOR), 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday through Friday, next business day response:

  • 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 System x servers, visit the ServerProven compatibility Web site at

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System x:Operating system independent / None

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Modified date:
24 January 2019