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IBM Mainframes:
9672 Series G4 Salient Characteristics


Economic Characteristics

9672
MODEL
FIRST
AVAIL
INITIAL
  US PRICE  
US
MAINT
APPROX
MIPS
MSU SW
GROUP
LSPR RELATIVE PERFORMANCE (R15=1)
OS/390 R 1 VM/ESA 2.2 VSE/ESA 2.3.2
RA5 2Q 97 $375,000 $1,690 49 8 38 0.78 0.78 0.78
R15 2Q 97 $472,500 $2,110 63 11 40 1.00 1 1
RB5 2Q 97 $667,500 $2,975 89 15 40 1.41 1.46 NA
R25 2Q 97 $877,500 $3,920 117 20 50 1.86 1.95 NA
RC5 2Q 97 $1,087,500 $4,900 146 24 60 2.31 2.51 NA
R35 2Q 97 $1,230,000 $5,495 165 28 60 2.62 2.85 NA
R45 2Q 97 $1,560,000 $6,970 209 35 70 3.31 3.69 NA
R55 2Q 97 $1,965,000 $8,775 264 45 80 4.20 4.73 NA
R65 2Q 97 $2,242,500 $10,105 301 51 80 4.78 5.47 NA
R75 2Q 97 $2,482,500 $11,090 333 57 80 5.29 6.15 NA
R85 2Q 97 $2,692,500 $12,025 361 61 80 5.73 6.82 NA
R95 2Q 97 $2,865,000 $12,800 383 65 80 6.07 NA NA
RX5 2Q 97 $3,015,000 $13,465 401 69 80 6.36 NA NA
RY5 4Q 97 $3,240,750 $15,750 447 78 80 7.08 NA NA

Technical Characteristics

9672
MODEL
ACTIVE
CPUS
MEMORY
OPTIONS (GB)
CHANNELS (INCREMENT)
PARA / ESCON / TOTAL
COUPLING
LINKS
RA5 1 .5, 1, 2, 4, 8, 12,16 0-96 (3) / 0-256 (4) / 3-256 16
R15 1 .5, 1, 2, 4, 8, 12,16 0-96 (3) / 0-256 (4) / 3-256 16
RB5 2 .5, 1, 2, 4, 8, 12,16 0-96 (3) / 0-256 (4) / 3-256 16
R25 2 .5, 1, 2, 4, 8, 12,16 0-96 (3) / 0-256 (4) / 3-256 16
RC5 3 1, 2, 4, 8, 12,16 0-96 (3) / 0-256 (4) / 3-256 16
R35 3 1, 2, 4, 8, 12,16 0-96 (3) / 0-256 (4) / 3-256 16
R45 4 1, 2, 4, 8, 12,16 0-96 (3) / 0-256 (4) / 3-256 16
R55 5 1, 2, 4, 8, 12,16 0-96 (3) / 0-256 (4) / 3-256 16
R65 6 2, 4, 8, 12,16 0-96 (3) / 0-256 (4) / 3-256 16
R75 7 2, 4, 8, 12,16 0-96 (3) / 0-256 (4) / 3-256 16
R85 8 2, 4, 8, 12,16 0-96 (3) / 0-256 (4) / 3-256 16
R95 9 2, 4, 8, 12,16 0-96 (3) / 0-256 (4) / 3-256 16
RX5 10 2, 4, 8, 12,16 0-96 (3) / 0-256 (4) / 3-256 16
RY5 10 4, 8, 12,16 0-96 (3) / 0-256 (4) / 3-256 16

Physical Characteristics

9672 MODEL POWER
KVA
HEAT
KBTU/HR
FOOTPRINT
SQ M
WEIGHT
KG
RA5 .6 - 6.4 2 - 21.6 1 - 1.8 612 - 958
R15 .6 - 6.4 2 - 21.6 1 - 1.8 612 - 958
RB5 .6 - 6.4 2 - 21.6 1 - 1.8 612 - 958
R25 .6 - 6.4 2 - 21.6 1 - 1.8 612 - 958
RC5 .6 - 6.4 2 - 21.6 1 - 1.8 612 - 958
R35 .6 - 6.4 2 - 21.6 1 - 1.8 612 - 958
R45 .6 - 6.4 2 - 21.6 1 - 1.8 612 - 958
R55 .6 - 6.4 2 - 21.6 1 - 1.8 612 - 958
R65 .6 - 6.4 2 - 21.6 1 - 1.8 612 - 958
R75 .6 - 6.4 2 - 21.6 1 - 1.8 612 - 958
R85 .6 - 6.4 2 - 21.6 1 - 1.8 612 - 958
R95 .6 - 6.4 2 - 21.6 1 - 1.8 612 - 958
RX5 .6 - 6.4 2 - 21.6 1 - 1.8 612 - 958
RY5 .6 - 6.4 2 - 21.6 1 - 1.8 612 - 958


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