PowerEdge T420 Tower Server

PowerEdge T420 Tower Server

Dell PowerEdge T420 Tower Server

Balanced performance with room to grow

Help deliver robust performance, scalability and reliability to your organization with the ample power, memory and I/O bandwidth of the PowerEdge T420 tower.

Form Factor:
Tower (5U rackable)

Intel®  Xeon®  processor E5-2400 product family

  Processor Sockets

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

Intel C600 series

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

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

  I/O Slots
6 PCIe slots:
Two x16 slots with x16 bandwidth, full-length, full-height
Two x8 slots with x4 bandwidth, half-length, full-height
One x8 slot with x4 bandwidth, full-length, full-height
One x8 slot with x1 bandwidth, full-length, full-height

GPU Options:
One NVIDIA®  Quadro®  6000 graphics card or up to two NVIDIA Quadro 4000 graphics cards

  RAID Controller
Internal controllers:

External HBAs (RAID):

External HBAs (non-RAID):

  Drive Bays
Choose from four 3.5" cabled, eight 3.5" hot-plug, or sixteen 2.5" hot-plug drive bays

  Hard Drives
Maximum Internal Storage:
Up to 32TB*

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 GbE 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

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, hot-plug, redundant 495W, 750W, 1100W power supplies
Silver efficiency, cabled 550W power supply
Auto-ranging power supplies

Optional high-efficiency, hot-plug, redundant power supplies; hot-plug drive bays; TPM; dual internal SD support; redundant fans; optional bezel; luggage tag; ECC memory; optional interactive LCD screen; extended thermal support; ENERGY STAR®  compliant; switch independent partitioning

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

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

  Rack Support
ReadyRails 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 (for rackable chassis model only)

  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