Press Release Summary:
With Intel E8870 Chipset, eserver xSeries 382 rack-optimized 2U cluster nodes use PCI-X architectures and dual 1.5 GHz Intel Itanium 2 processors with 6 MB full-speed L3 cache. Server provides 16 GB PC2100 ECC DDR maximum memory, 8 DIMMs, and 2 hot-swap Ultra320 SCSI drives. Suited for applications that capitalize on memory addressability and floating point performance of Itanium 2 processors, units offer three 64-bit PCI-X slots and integrated dual gigabit Ethernet.
Original Press Release:
IBM eserver xSeries 382 - Impressive 64-bit Floating Point Performance for Demanding Scientific and Technical Clusters
At a Glance
Leadership features and function
o Dual Intel® Itanium 2 processor support
o 1.5 GHz/6 MB L3 cache processor
o Intel E8870 Chipset
o 16 GB PC2100 ECC DDR Maximum Memory, 8 DIMMs
o Two hot-swap Ultra320 SCSI drives
o Three 64-bit PCI-X slots
o Dual Channel Ultra320 SCSI and integrated RAID1
o Integrated Dual Gigabit Ethernet
o Integrated Systems Management
o Redundant cooling
o 2+1 redundant 350 W ac power supplies
o 2 U
For ordering, contact:
Your IBM representative, an IBM Business Partner, or the Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: SE001).
A high-performance Itanium 2 rack dense platform is optimized for demanding Linux cluster deployments.
o Newest-generation Itanium Processor Family (IPF) processors - 1.5 GHz/6 MB L3 cache
o Up to 16 GB of ECC DDR memory, 8 DIMMs
o 2+1 redundant 350 W ac power supplies (redundant models available by special bid)
o Redundant cooling
o Integrated and standby powered IPMI-1.5-compliant system management controller
Competitive Advantage: Renowned IBM service and support, combined with world-class Linux cluster expertise make xSeries® 382 an ideal platform for applications that capitalize on the memory addressability and floating point performance of Itanium 2 processors
For information on the IBM Statement of Limited Warranty, visit:
You can also call 800-IBM-SERV (426-7378) or contact your IBM representative or reseller. Copies are available upon request.
o Monitor, keyboard, and mouse
Planned Availability Date
August 20, 2003