Lenovo Thinkserver Flex System x880 X6 Compute Node

For workloads that demand the highest levels of performance such as analytics & databases requiring more cores as well more memory per system.The Lenovo Flex System X6 Compute Node family consists of three servers from the Lenovo Flex System



  • Up to 300 percent faster using the x880 X6
  • The world’s first 8-socket Intel® Xeon® processor-based blade server‡ provides up to 2x the capacity of competitive blade servers.
  • Scalability to 8-sockets enables you to add IT resource to your environment as your demands increase
  • High-end server resiliency and availability maximize application uptime for critical databases and business applications
  • Integrate and optimize compute, storage and networking resources with simplified management using the no-compromise building blocks of the Lenovo Flex System infrastructure

Scalable & Reliable Solution

Today's IT organizations must deliver game-changing cloud, big data, and analytics capabilities. But they're also expected to drive innovation with declining budgets. In addition, mission-critical applications are required to do more as businesses increase mobile and cloud deployments. Despite these challenges, IT solutions must be able to scale performance, manage large data, and reliably make information available in real-time. The x880 X6 compute node is ideal for mission-critical workloads.

Ideal for Demanding Workloads

The Lenovo Flex System x880 X6, the first scalable 8-socket blade server featuring powerful Intel® Xeon® processors E7-8800 v3 series, is ideal for workloads that demand the highest levels of capacity, performance, and resiliency, such as analytics and large databases.

2/8, Intel Xeon processor E7-8800 v3 series
Level 2 (L2) cache
256 KB per core
Level 3 (L3) cache
Up to 45 MB
Intel C600
Form factor
Lenovo Flex System 2-socket Compute Node scalable up to 8 sockets (via 4 compute nodes)
192 DDR3/DDR3L LP, 12 TB maximum with 64 GB LRDIMM
Eight processors max
Internal flash storage
Up to 9.4 TB using eXFlash DIMMs; Plus up to 12.8 TB using 8 hot-swap 2.5-inch SSDs, or up to 25 TB using 16 hot-swap 1.8-inch eXFlash SSDs and 16 fixed 1.8-inch eXFlash SSDs
Internal HDD storage
8 hot-swap 2.5-inch hard disk drives
RAID functions
LSI 3004, RAID-0,-1 ServeRAID M1200/M5100 Flex System Flash Kit for X6, optional RAID-5 via FoD
Internal USB
8 Standard USB Flash Key + 4 Front Access USB Key
Virtual Fabric 4 x 10 GbE LOM per individual compute node
Chassis support
Lenovo Flex System Enterprise Chassis
I/O Expansion
16 mezzanine PCIe Gen 3 slots
3-year customer replaceable unit and onsite limited warranty, next business day 9x5, service upgrades available
IMM2, next-generation light path diagnostics, Predictive Failure Analysis (PFA), Lenovo XClarity
Operating systems
Microsoft Windows Server, SUSE, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, VMware