IBM Power 740 Express Servers

Flagship is a leading reseller of refurbished and custom built IBM Power 740 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 – one or two per system:

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


1 or 2

Level 2 (L2) cache:

256 KB per core

Level 3 (L3) cache:

10 MB per core


  • 8 GB to 512 GB of RDIMM DDR3 - 1 processor
  • 8 GB to 1024 GB of RDIMM DDR3 - 2 processors
  • Active Memory Expansion available

Solid State Drives (SSD):

Up to eight SFF drives

Disk drives:

Up to eight SFF SAS drives

Disk capacity:

Up to 7.2 TB internal storage

Media bays:

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



PCI Adapter slots:

Five PCI Express 8x Generation2 plus optional four PCI Express 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 Gigabit Fibre Channel
  • 2-port 16 Gigabit Fibre Channel
  • 2-port 10GbE RoCE
  • 10 Gigabit Ethernet
  • 10 Gigabit Fibre Channel over Ethernet
  • Dual Port Quad Data Rate IB
  • 6Gbps SAS RAID controller

I/O Expansion features (optional):

  • Up to 4 PCIe 12X I/O drawers – 40 PCIe slots
  • Up to 8 PCI-X DDR 12X I/O drawers – 48 PCIx slots
  • Up to 416 SFF bays

Other PCI Adapters Supported Included:

SAS, SCSI, WAN/Async, USB, Crypto, iSCSI



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)

High availability:

IBM PowerHA family

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

Power requirements:

200 V to 240 V ac, single phase

System dimensions:

Rack Drawer: 6.9 in. H × 17.3 in. W × 24.0 in. D (173 mm × 440 mm × 610 mm); weight: 87 lbs (39.5 kg)


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