The IBM 8231 Model E2C Power 730 server is a two-socket high-performance, dependable and energy-efficient system supporting up to sixteen POWER7 cores and a choice of AIX®, IBM i or Linux operating systems. It is designed with workload-optimizing and energy controlling technologies to get the most out of your systems. The IBM P730 8231-E2C has five PCI Express 8x Gen2 low profile adapter slots.

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8231-E2C IBM pSeries 730 Features
Processor8-core 3.0 GHz or 8-core 3.7 GHz or 12-core 3.7 GHz or 16-core 3.55 GHz
Level 2 cache256 KB per core
Level 3 cache4 MB per core
 8 GB to 256 GB of RDIMM DDR3 Active Memory Expansion
SSDUp to 6 SFF drives or Up to 6 SFF SAS drives
Disk CapacityUp to 3.6 TB
PCI Adapter Slots Five PCI Express 8x Generation2 low profile
Standard Ethernet
Two Ethernet 10/100/1000 Mbps ports

IBM p730 E2C Express Configurations

  • 8231-E2C4
  • 8321-E2C5
  • 8231-E2C6
  • 8231-E2C7

For pricing on new or used IBM 8231-E2C server models, upgrades or parts, please contact Vibrant sales at or call 888-443-8606 or 952-653-1700.