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PowerEdge R420 Rack Server

PowerEdge R420 Rack Server

Dell PowerEdge R420 Rack Server

Density and performance for SMB and large IT

Get an energy-efficient, dense 1U server for your applications with the PowerEdgeTM  R420, featuring next-generation processing and flexible I/O options.

  Chassis
Form Factor
1U rack

  Processors
Intel®  Xeon®  processor E5-2400 product family

  Processor Sockets
2

  Internal Interconnect
Intel QuickPath Interconnect (QPI) link: 6.4GT/s; 7.2GT/s; 8.0 GT/s

  Chipset
Intel C600 series

  Memory*
Up to 192GB (12 DIMM slots): 2GB/4GB/8GB/16GB DDR3 up to 1600MHz

Cache:
2.5MB per core; core options: 4, 6, 8

  I/O Slots
2 PCIe slots:
With two processors:
One x16 PCIe slot with x16 bandwidth, half-length, half-height
One x16 PCIe slot with x16 bandwidth, half-length, full-height

With one processor:
One x8 PCIe slot with x4 bandwidth, half-length, half-height
One x16 PCIe slot with x16 bandwidth, half-length, full-height

  RAID Controller
Internal controllers:
PERC S110 (SW RAID)
PERC H310
PERC H710
PERC H710P

External HBAs (RAID):
PERC H810

External HBAs (non-RAID):
6Gbps SAS HBA

  Drive Bays
Up to eight 2.5" hot-plug SSD, SAS, or SATA or up to four 3.5" hot-plug SAS, SATA, or SSD

  Hard Drives
Maximum Internal Storage :
Up to 16TB*

Hot-plug hard drive options:
2.5" SATA, nearline SAS, SAS (15K, 10K), SAS SSD, SATA SSD
3.5" SATA, nearline SAS, SAS (15K)
Self-encrypting drives available

Cabled hard drive options:
3.5" SATA, nearline SAS, SAS (15K)

  Embedded NIC
Broadcom®  5720 Dual Port 1Gb LOM

  I/O Adapter Options
1Gb Ethernet:
Broadcom 5720 Dual Port 1Gb NIC
Broadcom 5719 Quad Port 1Gb NIC
Intel I350 Dual Port 1Gb stand-up adapter
Intel I350 Quad Port 1Gb stand-up adapter

10Gb Converged Ethernet:
Brocade®  BR1020 Dual Port 10Gb CNA
Qlogic®  QLE8262 Dual Port 10Gb DA/SFP+
Broadcom 57810S Dual Port 10Gb Base-T CNA
Broadcom 57810S Dual Port 10Gb DA/SFP+ CNA

10Gb Ethernet:
Intel X520 Dual Port 10Gb DA/SFP+ server adapter
Intel X540 Dual Port 10Gb Base-T adapter

FC8/FC4 HBA:
QLogic QLE2460 4Gb Single Port FC HBA
QLogic QLE2462 4Gb Dual Port FC HBA
QLogic QLE2560 8Gb Single Port FC HBA
OLogic QLE2562 8Gb Dual Port FC HBA
Emulex®  LPe-12000-E 8Gb Single Port FC HBA
Emulex LPe-12002-E 8Gb Dual Port FC HBA
Brocade 815 8Gb Single Port FC HBA
Brocade 825 8Gb Dual Port FC HBA

  Power Supply
Platinum efficiency 550W and 350W power supplies
Silver efficiency cabled 550W power supply
Auto-ranging power supplies

  Availability
High-efficiency, hot-plug, redundant power supplies; hot-plug hard drives; TPM; dual internal SD support; fan fault tolerance; optional bezel; luggage tag; ECC memory, interactive LCD screen; ENERGY STAR®  compliant

  Management
Remote Management
Basic management (default)
iDRAC7 with Lifecycle Controller
iDRAC7 Express (upgrade), iDRAC7 Enterprise (upgrade)
8GB vFlash media (upgrade), 16GB vFlash media (upgrade)

Systems Management
IPMI 2.0 compliant
Dell OpenManageTM  Essentials and Dell Management Console
Dell OpenManage Power Center
Dell OpenManage Connections:
OpenManage Integration Suite for Microsoft®  System Center
Dell plug-in for VMware®  vCenterTM 
HP Operations Manager, IBM Tivoli®  Netcool® , and CA Network and Systems Management

  Rack Support
ReadyRailsTM  II sliding rails for tool-less mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled mounting in 4-post threaded hole racks, with support for optional tool-less cable management arm
ReadyRails static rails for tool-less mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled mounting in 4-post threaded and 2-post (Telco) racks

  Operating Systems

Virtualization options:
Citrix®  XenServer® 
VMware®  vSphere®  ESXTM  and ESXiTM 
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization® 
For more information on the specific versions and additions, visit www.dell.com/OSsupport
  Environmental and Regulatory Standards and Compliance

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