IBM FLEX System IB6132 2Port FDR InfiniBand Adapter
Item No.
Mfg Part No.
Not Available

Product Information for IBM FLEX System IB6132 2Port FDR InfiniBand Adapter

Highlights for IBM FLEX System IB6132 2Port FDR InfiniBand Adapter

The IBM Flex System IB6132 2-port FDR InfiniBand Adapter delivers low latency and high bandwidth for performance-driven server clustering applications in enterprise data centers, high-performance computing (HPC), and embedded environments. The adapter is designed to operate at InfiniBand FDR speeds. Clustered databases, parallelized applications, transactional services, and high-performance embedded I/O applications potentially achieve significant performance improvements, which helps reduce the completion time and lowers the cost per operation. The IBM Flex System IB6132 2-port FDR InfiniBand Adapter simplifies network deployment by consolidating clustering, communications, and management I/O, and helps provide enhanced performance in virtualized server environments.

Prooduct Specifications


  • Device Type:  Network adapter - 2 ports
  • Form Factor:  Plug-in card
  • Interface (Bus) Type:  PCI Express 3.0 x8
  • Width:  3.9 in
  • Depth:  3.1 in
  • Weight:  0.5 oz


  • Connectivity Technology:  Wired
  • Cabling Type:  4x InfiniBand (SFF-8470)
  • Data Link Protocol:  InfiniBand
  • Data Transfer Rate:  56 Gbps
  • Network / Transport Protocol:  TCP/IP, UDP/IP, IPoIB
  • Features:  InfiniBand QDR Link support, Quality of Service (QoS), InfiniBand DDR Link support, RDMA support, CORE-Direct Technology, InfiniBand FDR Link support, Ethernet encapsulation (EoIB)
  • Compliant Standards:  IBTA 1.2.1

Expansion / Connectivity

  • Interfaces:  2 x InfiniBand - 4x InfiniBand (SFF-8470)
  • Compatible Slots:  1 x PCI Express 3.0 x8


  • Compliant Standards:  CISPR 22 Class A, GOST, BSMI CNS 13438 Class A, VCCI Class A ITE, ICES-003 Class A, UL 60950-1, IEC 60950-1, UL 60950-1 Second Edition, RoHS, FCC Part 15 A, FCC CFR47 Part 15 B, GOST-R, ANSI C63.4-2003, EN 60950-1 Second Edition, IEC 60950-1 Second Edition, CAN/CSA C22.2 No. 60950-1-03


  • Power Consumption Operational:  9 Watt

Software / System Requirements

  • OS Required:  SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11, Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, Microsoft Windows Server 2008, Microsoft Windows HPC Server 2008, Microsoft Windows HPC Server 2008 R2, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.5, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6, SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP1, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.1, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.2, SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10 SP4, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.6

Compatibility Information

  • Designed For:  IBM Flex System x220 Compute Node
  • IBM Flex System x240 Compute Node