3750X 'show version'

PeraHoman used Ask the Experts™
I did a show version on a 3750X, and the software image is 3750E.  Can someone explain this?  So...3750X runs 3750E, but just has stackpower?  Shouldn't it say software image 3750X instead of 3750E?
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Top Expert 2014
No it's correct. The E is a universal image across all versions of 3750-X.
Ernie BeekSenior infrastructure engineer
Top Expert 2012
Like my esteemed colleague said, it's a universal image.

When you look for software images for a 3750x at Cisco, you can see this:

The 3750e refers to the software image, 3750x refers to the hardware.

When you look closely at the show version, you should also see the hardware in there:

Switch Ports Model              SW Version            SW Image
------ ----- -----              ----------            ----------
     1 54    WS-C3750X-48       15.0(2)SE7            C3750E-UNIVERSALK9-M
*    2 54    WS-C3750X-48       15.0(2)SE7            C3750E-UNIVERSALK9-M
     3 54    WS-C3750X-48       15.0(2)SE7            C3750E-UNIVERSALK9-M

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