IBM Power 730 Express Servers

Flagship is a leading reseller of refurbished and custom built IBM Power 730 Express Server Systems.

Flagship can custom configure any IBM Scale-Out Power Systems to your needs. Please contact us for more information and pricing at 763-516-1300 or 1-800-416-8900.


Configuration options: Model 8231-E2D

POWER7+ processor modules – two per system:

  • 8-core 4.3 GHz or
  • 12-core 4.2 GHz or
  • 16-core 3.6 GHz or
  • 16-core 4.2 GHz



Level 2 (L2) cache:

256 KB per core

Level 3 (L3) cache:

10 MB per core


8 GB to 512 GB of RDIMM DDR3 Active Memory Expansion

Solid State Drives (SSD):

Up to 6 SFF drives or

Disk drives:

Up to 6 SFF SAS drives

Disk capacity:

Up to 5.4 TB

Media bays:

  • Slimline for DVD-RAM
  • Half height for tape drive or removable disk



PCI Adapter slots:

Five PCI Express 8x Generation2 low profile

Standard Ethernet:

Four Ethernet 10/100/1000 Mbps ports

Integrated SAS controller:

  • One controller for SAS DASD/SSD with RAID 10, and DVD-RAM
  • Optional protected 175 MB cache with RAID 5, 6

High performance PCI adapters:

  • 4-port 8 Gbps Fibre Channel
  • 2-port 16 Gbps Fibre Channel
  • 2-port 10GbE RoCE
  • Dual port 10 Gigabit Ethernet
  • Dual port 10 Gigabit Fibre Channel over Ethernet
  • Dual port QDR Infiniband
  • 6Gbps SAS RAID controller

Expansion features (optional):

  • Storage Expansion up to 378 total SFF bays
  • Up to 20 PCIe slots

Other integrated ports:

Three USB, two HMC, two system ports, two SPCN

GX slots:

Two GX++


PowerVM technologies


POWER Hypervisor:

Virtual Machines, LPAR, Dynamic LPAR, Virtual LAN (Memory-to-memory interpartition communication)

PowerVM Express Edition (optional):

Up to three partitions on the server; virtualized disk and optical devices (VIOS); Integrated Virtualization Manager (IVM); Shared Dedicated Capacity

PowerVM Standard Edition (optional):

PowerVM Express Edition plus Micro-Partitioning® with up to 20 micropartitions per processor; Multiple Shared Processor Pools

PowerVM Enterprise Edition (optional):

PowerVM Standard Edition plus Live Partition Mobility (LPM) and Active Memory Sharing (AMS)

RAS features:

  • ECC memory with Chipkill
  • Processor Instruction Retry
  • Alternate Processor Recovery
  • Service processor with fault monitoring
  • Hot-plug disk bays
  • Hot-plug and redundant power supplies and cooling fans
  • Dynamic component Deallocation

Operating systems:

  • AIX
  • IBM i
  • Linux for POWER

High availability:

IBM PowerHA family

Power requirements:

200 V to 240 V ac, single phase

System dimensions:

Rack Drawer: 3.4 in. H × 17.6 in. W × 28.6 in. D (86 mm × 447 mm × 728 mm); weight 65 lbs (29.5 kg)


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