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IBM BC12 (IBM 2828) Technical Specifications

ProcessorActive CPUsEstimated MipsMSU
2828-A011506
2828-B011597
2828-C011709
2828-D0118010
2828-E0118811
2828-A0229111
2828-F0119812
2828-B02210814
2828-G01111014
2828-C02212816
2828-A03313016
2828-H01113016
2828-D02214618
2828-I01115019
2828-B03315319
2828-E02216120
2828-A04416621
2828-J01117221
2828-F02217922
2828-C03318223
2828-K01119324
2828-B04419625
2828-A05520125
2828-G02220125
2828-D03320826
2828-L01121627
2828-E03322929
2828-A06623329
2828-C04423329
2828-B05523730
2828-H02223730
2828-M01124230
2828-F03325532
2828-D04426633
2828-N01127234
2828-I02227434
2828-B06627534
2828-C05528135
2828-G03328636
2828-E04429337
2828-O01130338
2828-J02231440
2828-D05532140
2828-C06632641
2828-F04432641
2828-H03333842
2828-P01134042
2828-K02235244
2828-E05535344
2828-G04436646
2828-D06637347
2828-Q01138148
2828-I03339049
2828-F05539349
2828-L02239449
2828-E06641051
2828-R01142753
2828-H04443354
2828-G05544255
2828-M02244255
2828-J03344756
2828-F06645757
2828-S01147860
2828-N02249662
2828-I04449962
2828-K03350263
2828-G06651264
2828-H05552265
2828-T01153667
2828-O02255369
2828-L03356270
2828-J04457372
2828-U01160175
2828-I05560275
2828-H06660676
2828-P02262178
2828-M03362978
2828-K04464380
2828-V01167484
2828-J05569186
2828-Q02269587
2828-I06669987
2828-N03370788
2828-L04471990
2828-W01175695
2828-K05577597
2828-R02277997
2828-O03378898
2828-J066801100
2828-M044806101
2828-X011847106
2828-L055867108
2828-S022872109
2828-P033884110
2828-K066899112
2828-N044906113
2828-Y011950118
2828-M055972121
2828-T022978122
2828-Q033991123
2828-L0661,006125
2828-O0441,009125
2828-Z0111,064133
2828-N0551,092136
2828-U0221,097137
2828-R0331,110138
2828-M0661,127140
2828-P0441,132141
2828-O0551,216151
2828-V0221,230153
2828-S0331,243155
2828-N0661,267158
2828-Q0441,269158
2828-P0551,365170
2828-W0221,380172
2828-T0331,394174
2828-O0661,412176
2828-R0441,422177
2828-Q0551,530190
2828-X0221,546192
2828-U0331,563194
2828-P0661,584197
2828-S0441,591198
2828-R0551,714213
2828-Y0221,734216
2828-V0331,753218
2828-Q0661,775221
2828-T0441,785221
2828-S0551,919238
2828-Z0221,942241
2828-W0331,966244
2828-R0661,989247
2828-U0442,001248
2828-T0552,152267
2828-X0332,203273
2828-S0662,227276
2828-V0442,244278
2828-U0552,413299
2828-Y0332,470306
2828-T0662,497309
2828-W0442,517312
2828-V0552,706335
2828-Z0332,767343
2828-U0662,800347
2828-X0442,820349
2828-W0553,035376
2828-V0663,140388
2828-Y0443,163392
2828-X0553,400421
2828-W0663,522436
2828-Z0443,543439
2828-Y0553,814473
2828-X0663,946489
2828-Z0554,272529
2828-Y0664,426548
2828-Z0664,958614

IBM BC12 (IBM 2828) Physical Specifications

ModelsH06H13
Max Weight
Base/w Batteries/w Batteries & Overhead I/O cabling/w batteries, Overhead I/O & Balanced Power1802 lbs/2028 lbs/2123 lbs/2235 lbs2064 lbs/2290 lbs/2385 lbs/2497 lbs
Footprint30 in. W × 50 in. D or 0.97 sq meters (10.42 sq ft)30 in. W × 50 in. D or 0.97 sq meters (10.42 sq ft)
Service36 in. W × 140 in. D or 3.16 sq meters (30.38 sq ft)36 in. W × 140 in. D or 3.16 sq meters (30.38 sq ft)
Product Dimensions (W × D × H)30.87 × 62 × 79.26 in. (784 × 1575 × 2013 mm)30.87 × 62 × 79.26 in. (784 × 1575 × 2013 mm)
Power Input (kW)4.526 KW, 5.256 KW6.309 KW, 7.364 KW
Heat KBTU Per Hour15.4 KBTU/hr, 17.9 KBTU/hr21.5 KBTU/hr, 25.1 KBTU/hr
Air Flow Nominal1100 CFM1230 CFM

IBM BC12 (IBM 2828) Connectivity

Please consult with one of our configuration specialists to account for configuration rule exceptions.
ModelsH06H13
Processor Core Types: CP/IFL/ICF/zAAP/zIIP/Std SAP/Addl SAP/Spares/IFP
Minimum0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 0 / 10 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 2 / 0 / 2 / 1
Maximum6 / 6 / 6 / 3 / 3 / 2 / 2 / 0 / 16 /13 / 13 / 6 / 6 / 2 / 2 / 2 / 1
Coupling Links
IC maximum3232
Maximum # external coupling links4056
ISC-3 maximum3232
12x InfiniBand® maximum816
1x InfiniBand maximum1632
CHPID maximum128128
Features installed in the I/O Drawer (Carry Forward ONLY)
FICON Express8/FICON Express4/ OSA-Express3 1GbE & 1000BASE-T / OSA-Express3 10GbE
Minimum0 / 0 / 0 / 00 / 0 / 0 / 0
Maximum32 / 32 / 32 / 1632 / 32 / 32 / 16
HiperSockets™Up to 32Up to 32
Features installed in the PCIe I/O Drawer
FICON Express8S / OSA-Express5S 1GbE & 1000BASE-T / OSA-Express5S 10GbE / OSA-Express4S 1GbE & 1000BASE-T / OSA-Express4S 10GbE
Minimum0 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 00 / 0 / 0 / 0 / 0
Maximum128 / 96 / 48 / 96 / 48128 / 96 / 48 / 96 / 48
Flash Express8 – offered in pairs8 – offered in pairs
10GbE RoCE Express16 – Minimum 2 recommended per LPAR16 – Minimum 2 recommended per LPAR
zEDC Express8 – Minimum 2 recommended8 – Minimum 2 recommended
Cryptographic Features (The maximum number of Cryptographic PCIe adapters supported on zBC12 is 16)
Crypto Express4SMinimum order is 2 features (2 PCIe adapters), maximum is 16 features (16 PCIe adapters)
Crypto Express3Minimum order is 2 features (4 PCIe adapters), maximum is 8 features (16 PCIe adapters)
Crypto Express3-1PMinimum order is 2 features (2 PCIe adapters), maximum is 8 features (8 PCIe adapters)
System Memory
Minimum8 GB (plus 16 GB for HSA)16 GB (plus 16 GB for HSA)
Maximum240 GB (plus 16 GB for HSA)496 GB (plus 16 GB for HSA)