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Vibrant stocks new and used IBM P5 520 (9131-52A) Systems and upgrades. Based on the popular IBM Power5 processor, the P5 520 offers quad core technology which is optimal for HPC Linux OS Clusters.


The 520 is a reliable low-cost server ideal for virtualization and flexibility. The IBM System P5 520 replaces the IBM eServer P5 520 (9111-52A) with added functionality and performance. We continue to carry servers and features for the 9111 eServer model as well. 

The System P5 520 is put to use in production as a small DB server, an application for branches or for electonic business, BI and HPC applications.

Custom Configure your 9131-52A now or request a quote on upgrades and/or parts, or contact us at info@vibrant.com or 888-443-8606 with any questions.

IBM System P5 520 Hardware Specifications
Specifications Description
Power5+ Processors One or Two 64bit CPUs * 1.65GHz or 2.1Ghz * 1.9Ghz (2way only)
Cache 1.9MB L2, 36MB L3 / CPU
Memory 1GB to 32GB Max (528Ghz)
OS Versions AIX 5L, Linux (Red Hat, SUSE)
PCI-X Slots Six (2 x 66Mhz, 3 x 133MHz, 1 x 266MHz)
Drive Slots 4 Standard Bays, expand to 8
Disk Capacity Up to 2.4TB
Storage Capacity Add I/O Drawers for up to 14.4TB (48 disk bays)
Ports Dual channel U320 SCSI controller, dual 10/100/1000 ethernet, Two USB, Two System ports, two HMC
Media Bays two slimline, one half-height

IBM System P5 520Q Hardware Specifications
Specifications Description
Power5+ Processors Four 64-bit 1.65 GHz POWER5+
Cache 1.9MB L2, 36MB L3 / CPU
Memory 1GB to 32GB Max (528Ghz)
OS Versions AIX 5L, Linux (Red Hat, SUSE)
PCI-X Slots Six (2 x 66Mhz, 3 x 133MHz, 1 x 266MHz)
Drive Slots 4 Standard Bays, expand to 8
Disk Capacity Up to 2.4TB
Storage Capacity Add I/O Drawers for up to 14.4TB (48 disk bays)
Ports Dual channel U320 SCSI controller, dual 10/100/1000 ethernet, Two USB, Two System ports, two HMC
Media Bays two slimline, one half-height

The IBM P520 9131-52A is offered deskside or in a 19" rackmount configuration. 

Custom configure your own 9131-52A system now.  For more information on used or refurbished IBM p5 pSeries systems contact IBM sales at sales@vibrant.com or call 1.888.443.8606. 

Disk Drive options for the IBM 9131 model 52A: 9131-1971 73.4GB 15,000RPM U320 SCSI Disk Drives 9131-1972 146.8GB 15,000RPM U320 SCSI Disk Drives 9131-1973 300GB 10,000RPM U320 SCSI Hard Drives 

Memory Options for the 9131 model 52A: 9131-1930 1GB Memory Kit (2x512MB) 9131-1931 2GB Memory Kit (2x1GB) 9131-1932 4GB Memory Kit (2x2GB) 9131-1933 8GB Memory Kit (2x4GB) 9131-8231 32GB Memory option (4 x FC1934) 

For pricing on new or used IBM P5 520 Servers, upgrades or parts, please contact Vibrant sales at  sales@vibrant.com or call 888-443-8606 or 952-653-1700.