IBM System x3690 X5 server supports internally up to 16 2.5-inch SAS or SATA drives, or up to 24 1.8-inch solid state drives (SSDs). The number of drives that can be inserted depends on the backplanes that are installed.
|Size||63.5 mm (2.5")|
|Hard drive interface||Serial ATA, Serial Attached SCSI (SAS)|
|Number of hard drives supported||8|
|Compatible products||IBM System x3690 X5|