IBM Power E980 Servers

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IBM Power E980 Server

Product Details

Manufacturer: IBM
Part #: Power E980 
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Warranty: 90 Days

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Used IBM® Power System E980

The flexibility of the IBM® Power System E980 high-end enterprise server can help you build a large cloud infrastructure with proven reliability, tighter security, rapid scalability, and simplified maintenance and management. With up to 192 POWER9 cores, up to 64 TB memory and the fastest POWER9 processors in the Power Systems portfolio, the Power E980 delivers extraordinary performance and availability for data centers with demanding AIX, IBM i and Linux applications.

With new innovations, Power9 Systems provide the ability to:

  • Gain insights faster
  • Get superior price/performance
  • Connect to cognitive capabilities
  • Deploy, optimize, recover workloads fast
  • Migrate quickly and simply
  • Stay available and secure


System configurations Model 9080-M9S
Processor and Memory
Microprocessors 4 x POWER9 processors – 8,10,11 or 12 cores each
Memory 32 DIMM slots – Up to 16 TB buffered DDR4 CDIMMs per node
Storage and I/O
Internal storage 4 slots for non-volatile memory express(NVMe U.2)
Integrated PCIe adapter slots 8 PCIe x16 Gen4
PCIe I/O Expansion Drawers Up to 4 (12 PCIe adapter slots each)
Connectivity, System Software, RAS features
POWER Hypervisor™ PowerVM Enterprise integrated
RAS features First Failure Data Capture
Processor instruction retry
L2 and L3 Cache ECC protection with cache line-delete
Extended cache line delete
Core contained checkstops
Dynamic processor deallocation
Chipkill protection for x8 and x4 DIMMs, with DRAM sparing
Processor fabric bus retry with data lane sparing
Dynamic deallocation of SMP cable and ½ bandwidth mode
Guided FSP & SMP cable installation
Redundant phase and spare phase for voltage regulator modules (VRMs)supplying processors and DIMMS
Redundant service processors with automatic failover and concurrent repair
Redundant system clocks with dynamic failover
Redundant and spare voltage regulator modules
Redundant, hot-swappable power supplies and cooling fans
Concurrent add/repair of I/O drawers
Extended error handling on PCIe slots
Hot-plug/blind-swap PCIe adapter slots
Concurrent repair of Op-Panel
Selective dynamic firmware updates
Active Memory Mirroring for Hypervisor
Operating systems AIX, IBM i and Linux for Power
Power requirements Operating voltage: 200 to 240V AC

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  • Original equipment manufactured and serial numbered numbered by IBM
  • Configured to exact user specifications
  • Fully refurbished to manufacturers standards of new [ETN]
  • All hard drives are 72 hour burn in/Load Tested
  • Complete with manufacturers ship group
  • Provided with 90 day warranty
  • Shipped in a timely manner

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