Server IBM X3100 M4

Tower Server

Standard specifications

Form factorCompact mini-tower
ProcessorOne quad-core Intel Xeon E3-1220 (3.1 GHz/8 MB Cache/Turbo 3.4GHz) 
Memory cacheUp to 8 MB L3 for Intel Xeon E3-1200 and E3-1200 v2 processors. Up to 3 MB L3 for Intel Core i3 and Pentium processors.
ChipsetIntel C202.
Memory DIMM slots4 DDR3 DIMM slots.
Memory capacity2GB installed Up to 32 GB with 8 GB DDR3 UDIMMs and four populated DIMM slots.
Memory protectionECC.
Disk drive baysUp to four 3.5" Simple Swap SATA HDDs.
Maximum internal storage1x 1TB installed Up to 16 TB with 4 TB 3.5" SATA HDDs.
Up to 9.6 TB with 1.2 TB 2.5" NL SAS or NL SATA HDD.
Up to 12.8 TB with 1.6 TB 2.5" SSD.
RAID supportSoftware RAID 0, 1, 10 with ServeRAID C100 controller;
Optical drive bayOne 5.25" HH bay, support for DVD-ROM or Multiburner. Half-High SATA DVD-ROM standard in standard models.
Tape drive baysOne 5.25 HH bay, support for DDS, RDX, or LTO.
Network interfacesIntegrated two-port Gigabit Ethernet (Intel 82574L) / 1 port is shared with IMM2.
PCI Expansion slotsFour PCI Express slots:
  • Slot 1, PCIe 3.0 x8, full-height, half-length (PCIe 2.0 in models with processors announced September 2011 - see Table 4)
  • Slot 2, PCIe 3.0 x16 (x8 wired), full-height, half-length (PCIe 2.0 in models with processors announced September 2011 - see Table 4)
  • Slot 3, PCIe 2.0 x4, full-height, half-length
  • Slot 4, PCIe 2.0 x1, full-height, half-length
External portsTwo USB 2.0 ports on front. Four USB 2.0, one DB-15 video, one DB-9 serial, two RJ-45 Gigabit Ethernet network ports (one is dedicated, one is shared with IMM2) on rear. One internal USB port for internal USB tape drive.
CoolingOne speed-controlled non-redundant fan.
Power supplyOne fixed 350 W AC or 300 W AC 80Plus Bronze power supply (model dependent)
Hot-swap componentsSome models: disk drives and power supplies. See Table 2.
Systems managementUEFI, Integrated Management Module II (IMM2), Predictive Failure Analysis, Automatic Server Restart, IBM Systems Director and IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager™, ServerGuide. Optional IMM2 Standard and IMM2 Advanced Upgrade via Feature on Demand (FoD) for additional management capabilities including remote presence (graphics, keyboard and mouse, virtual media).
Security featuresPower-on password, Administrator's password, Trusted Platform Module (TPM).
VideoMatrox G200eR2 with 16 MB memory integrated into the IMM2. Maximum resolution is 1600x1200 at 75 Hz with 16 M colors.
Operating systems supportedMicrosoft Windows Server 2008 R2, 2008, 2012, 2012 R2; Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 and 6; SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 and 11; VMware ESX 4.1, 5.0, 5.1, 5.5
Operating systems not installed or included
DimensionsModels with one fixed power supply: Height: 360 mm (14.2 in); width: 180 mm (7.1 in or 4U); depth: 480 mm (18.9 in)
WeightModels with one fixed power supply: Minimum configuration: 10 kg (22.0 lb), Maximum configuration: 13 kg (28.7 lb)