Strange as it sounds … this is what I’ve observed on a new System i5 Model 520 we just took delivery of at work.

I could be wrong, of course, but I do have pictures to back up the claim…

 

Here’s the backplane of the system …

 

 

Here’s a closeup of the ports …

 

 

I wonder what’s next … bluetooth? wifi? sound card? gaming adapter?

 

[tags]iSeries, IBM, System i5, USB[/tags]

About David:
David is a Principal Software Engineer for PTC, Integrity Business Unit. He cut his teeth on the S/36 and has more than 25 years of experience on the IBM i / System i / iSeries / AS400. He primarily works in Java and ILE RPG specializing in cross platform integrations. David has received the COMMON Distinguished Service award and was named an IBM Power Systems Champion. David is an active volunteer with the American Diabetes Association's Tour de Cure fundraising bike ride. He is currently captain of Team RED Chicago. David runs and maintains midrange.com. His personal blog is Geeky Ramblings.