Tower Server features Xeon processor with Intel(TM) EM64T.

Press Release Summary:

Suited for distributed environments and SMBs, xSeries® 226 two-way, high-availability server is powered by 3 GHz, SMP-capable Xeon processors with 800 MHz FSB and 2 MB ECC L2 advanced transfer cache. Server has 4U form factor and offers 1 GB PC2-3200 ECC DDR2 SDRAM RDIMM system memory, 5 PCI/PCI-X slots, and 7 or 9 drive bays. Along with dual-channel Ultra320 SCSI controller, unit provides for internal HDD SCSI storage up to 876 GB with 6 hot-swap SCSI drives.

Original Press Release:

IBM xSeries 226 Servers Feature Faster Intel Xeon Processors with Intel Extended Memory 64 Technology

At a glance

New xSeries 226 servers are highly available 4 U two-way tower servers for distributed environments and small to medium businesses.

Features include:

Two-way, SMP-capable, high-performance Xeon processors with 800 MHz front-side bus (FSB) and 2 MB ECC L2 advanced transfer cache with Intel(TM) Extended Memory 64 Technology (EM64T)

1 GB of PC2-3200 ECC double date rate 2 (DDR2) SDRAM RDIMM system memory

4 U rack-mount option

Hot-swap SCSI models

Five PCI/PCI-X slots (three PCI-X/two PCI) and one PCI Express x16 slot

Nine drive bays in hot-swap models and seven drive bays in non-hot-swap

Bootable 48x-20x IDE CD-ROM1, diskette drive, and HDD

Voltage-sensing power supplies

Redundant dual 514-watt supplies with variable-speed cooling fans

Excellent diagnostics and systems management support

Four USB ports, two high-speed NS16550A software-compatible serial ports, and one high-speed parallel port

Integrated SVGA controller with 16 MB video memory

For ordering, contact:
Your IBM representative, an IBM Business Partner, or IBM Americas Call Centers at 800-IBM-CALL (Reference: SE001).

The powerful xSeries® 226 two-way, highly available server can run your business and workgroup functions with ease.

Power and scalability for e-business growth

3 GHz2 Xeon processors with 800 MHz FSB speed and EM64T

1 GB of PC2-3200 DDR2 ECC RDIMM memory, 16 GB maximum when 4 GB PC2-3200 ECC DDR2 RDIMM memory becomes available

Five PCI expansion slots and one PCI Express x16 (supports x1 and x8)

Integrated single Gigabit Ethernet controller with Alert Standard Format 2.0

Dual-channel Ultra320 SCSI controller

Internal, high-speed HDD SCSI storage up to 876 GB3 with six hot-swap SCSI drives

Hot-swap models with up to six drive bays to improve ease of use and complement data storage protection with integrated mirroring

ServeRAID(TM) 6i+ providing RAID-0 or -1 standard

Redundant dual 514-watt supplies with variable-speed cooling fans

Preconfigured model with three 73 GB 15,000 rpm hot-swap SCSI HDDs, 1 GB memory and ServeRAID 6i+

Manageability features for better control and superior design points

Diagnose problems quickly with manageability and serviceability features.

Protect your investment with easy and safe access to internal server components, including a toolless planar

Diagnostic LEDs making servicing easier and faster

Optional Remote Supervisor Adapter II supported for out-of-band management, remote POST, and setup

Automatic server restart (ASR) to help reduce downtime by restarting the server in the event of a system hang

Variable-speed fans that automatically respond to changing thermal requirements

PXE remote boot, supporting remote deployment and control

Wake on LAN® to support remote power control

Alert Standard Format 2.0, providing standard alerts for components such as voltage and thermals and remote secure power-on

At your service
Valuable services, utilities, and systems management tools help improve productivity and get your server up and running quickly.

IBM Director, managing the xSeries 226 server and other LAN assets

ServerGuide(TM) utilities to assist loading of many popular network operating systems

Remote Deployment Manager(TM) (RDM)

Web support

Limited warranty4 on parts and labor:5

Three-year limited warranty

Optional warranty service upgrades

Key prerequisites

Planned availability date
August 2, 2005

Reference information

1 Actual playback speed will vary and is often less than the maximum possible.

2 GHz or MHz denotes the internal and/or external clock speed of the microprocessor only, not application performance. Many factors affect application performance.

3 When referring to HDD or tape backup capacity, GB stands for one billion bytes. Total user capacity may vary depending on operating environments.

4 For information on the IBM Statement of Limited Warranty, visit

Call 800-IBM-SERV (426-7378) or contact your IBM representative or reseller. Copies are available upon request.

5 You may be asked certain diagnostic questions before a technician is sent.

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