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Memory Population Requirements for Lenovo ThinkSystem ServersPlanning / Implementation

23 Oct 2017
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This paper examines the memory population requirements of the Lenovo® ThinkSystem™ platforms based on the Intel Xeon Processor Scalable family. We describe both Intel and Lenovo specific requirements complete with various examples that show supported and unsupported memory population. This paper explains the value of using the Memory Wizard in the Lenovo Enterprise Server Configurator (LESC) as an easy way to determine the best memory configuration for ThinkSystem servers.

Table of Contents

Intel Xeon Scalable Family Processors
Types of DIMMs
Memory population rules
Lenovo Memory Configuration Wizard
Memory mirroring rules
Memory Sparing rules
Further reading

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