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Nov 19 2012

Upgrade to IBM x3650 server

It’s time for a new hardware upgrade. From IBM x3550 to x3650.

IBM x3250 IBM x3550 IBM x3650
1 CPU Xeon 3050 2.13GHz 2M 1066 FSB 2 x Xeon 5160 3.0GHz 4M 1333 FSB 2 x Xeon E5335 2GHz 8M 1333 FSB
2 RAM 4 GB NonECC DDR2 6 GB ECC DDR2 3 GB ECC DDR2
3 RAID Card LSI 1064E ServerRaid 8K-l ServerRaid 8K-l
4 HDD 2x1TB SATA 7200 RAID1 2×300 SATA 10k rot/min RAID1 4×136 15k rot/min SAS RAID10
5 PSU 351W 670W 2 x 875W
6 OS ESXi 5 ESXi 5 ESXi 5.1
7 ODD IDE CD-ROM IDE COMBO IDE COMBO
8 Network 2 x Broadcom NetExtreme Gigabit 2 x Broadcom NetXtreme II Gigabit 2 x Broadcom NetXtreme II Gigabit

IBM x3650 official documentation page : link

Below there are a few images of my IBM x3650 server.

Images for IBM x3650 server

IBM x3650 front view

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IBM x3650 server image

IBM_x3650_server_led_description

IBM x3650 led diagnostics

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IBM x3650 supplies

IBM_x3650_server_upper_view

IBM x3650 upper view

In this picture the server had only one CPU, one heatsink, and the VRM module was not installed.

Image with a 32MB memory for onboard hardware raid controller

IBM x3650 memory cache

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