The IBM BladeCenter PS700 Express is a single-wide blade with a 4-core 64-bit 3.0 GHz processor, and eight DIMM slots which can contain up to a maximum of 64 GB of memory. Two optional SAS Small Form Factor (SFF) 2.5-inch drives can be installed in the PS700. The PS700 is designed to make it more affordable to consolidate multiple independent applications on a single blade using the same proven virtualization technologies offered on IBM Power servers.

The POWER7 processor- based PS blade automatically optimizes performance and capacity at either a system or virtual machine level and benefits from the new POWER7 processor, which contains innovative technologies that help maximize performance and optimize energy efficiency. 

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Features of the IBM pSeries 8406-70YA PS700 Express:

  • Four 3.0 GHz POWER7 processor cores
  • From 4 GB to 64 GB memory in eight DIMM slots
  • High-performance DDR3 memory running at up to 1066 MHz
  • Integrated SAS controller
  • Two 2.5" 10K rpm Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) disk drive bay supporting 300 or 600 GB of internal storage
  • Elegantly simple scalability, allowing easy expansion
  • Integrated Virtual Ethernet adapter (IVE) Dual Gigabit
  • Enterprise-class reliability with light path diagnostics, IBM Predictive Failure Analysis, ECC and IBM Chipkill memory
  • Support for Calibrated Vectored Cooling™, IBM Systems Director Active Energy Manager™ software and EnergyScale technology to monitor energy and maintain optimum cooling
  • Supported in BladeCenter E, T, H, HT and S chassis

For pricing on new or used IBM 8406-70YA server models, upgrades or parts, please contact Vibrant sales at or call 888-443-8606 or 952-653-1700.