IBM DS3000 Series Technical Specifications

ModelDescriptionExpansion Support/Qty Drives SupportedDrive Support
1746-A2D DS35122U, single or dual controller with 12 x 3.5" SAS drive bays, with up to 4 x 6GB SAS host ports and 2GB cache (dual controller config). Optional 8GB FC, 10GB iSCSI or 1GB iSCSI host ports.1746-A2E (3512), A4E (3524), up to 192 drives3.5” 6GB SAS(3512): 300GB/15K, 450GB/15K, 600GB/15K; 1TB & 2 TB 7.2K; 600GB 15K SED.
1746-C4A DS35242U, single or dual controller with 24 x 2.5" SAS drive bays, up to 4 x 6GB SAS host ports and up to 2 GB cache (dual controller config). Optional 8GB FC, 10GB iSCSI or 1GB iSCSI host ports.1746-E2A (3512), E4A (3524), up to 192 drives2.5” SAS (3524): 146GB/15K; 300GB/10K, 600GB/10K; 1TB 7.2K & 500GB 7.2K; 300GB/10K SED
1746-C2A DS35122U, single or dual controller with 12 x 3.5" SAS drive bays, with up to 4 x 6GB SAS host ports and 2GB cache (dual controller config). Optional 8GB FC, 10GB iSCSI or 1GB iSCSI host ports.1746-E2A (3512), E4A (3524), up to 192 drives3.5” 6GB SAS(3512): 300GB/15K, 450GB/15K, 600GB/15K; 1TB & 2 TB 7.2K; 600GB 15K SED.