|Product Configurations||Model NX430||Model NX3230||Model NX3330|
|Storage||Always four (4) 3.5” internal drives that must be identical in capacity and type (NL-SAS or SATA)||Up to 12 x 3.5” drives||Up to 4 x 2.5” SAS hard drives|
|Max Internal Capacity||40TB raw capacity (with 10TB NL-SAS)||120TB raw capacity using 10TB HDDs||Leverages shared storage arrays attached via SAS, iSCSI or FC|
|Types of Data|
File and Block (Microsoft iSCSI target)
|File and Block (Microsoft iSCSI target)||File and Block|
SATA (7.2K): 1TB, 2TB, 4TB, 6TB, 8TB
NL-SAS (7.2K): 1TB, 2TB, 4TB, 6TB, 8TB, 10TB
|SATA (7.2K): 2TB, 4TB |
NL-SAS (7.2K): 1TB, 2TB, 4TB, 6TB, 8TB, 10TB
SAS (10K): 600GB, 1.2TB
SAS (15K): 600GB
Leverages shared storage arrays attached via SAS, iSCSI or FC
|External Expansion||PowerVault MD RBODs and MD JBODs (JBODs require PERC or OS level RAID)||PowerVault, EqualLogic and Compellent controllers and |
|Gateway to PowerVault MD3, EqualLogic or Compellent|
|Technical Highlights||Model NX430||Model NX3230||Model NX3330|
|Form Factor||1U rack mount system||2U rack mount system||1U rack mount system|
|Processor||Intel® Xeon® processor E3-1220 v5||Intel Xeon E5-2609 v3 1.9GHz, 15M Cache, 85W or Intel Xeon E5-2630 v3 2.4GHz, 20M Cache, 85W||Intel Xeon E5-2609 v3 1.9GHz,15M Cache, 85W or Intel Xeon E5-2630 v3 2.4GHz,20M Cache, 85W|
|File Access Protocols||CIFS, NFS, FTP, SMB3, SMB Direct (RDMA)||CIFS, NFS, FTP, SMB3.0, SMB Direct (RDMA)||CIFS, NFS, FTP, SMB3.0, SMB Direct (RDMA)|
|Block Access Protocols||Microsoft iSCSI Target||Microsoft iSCSI target||Leverages shared storage back end for block access or Microsoft iSCSI Target|
|OS supported||Windows Storage Server 2016 (Standard and Workgroup Editions)||Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2016 Standard Edition||Microsoft Windows Storage Server 2016 Standard Edition|
|Standard RAID Options||RAID 5||OS HDDs (on rear 2.5” HDDs) are always RAID1. Data HDDs can be configured from factory in RAID5 or RAID6 (minimum 4 HDDs).The internal PERC can support additional customer configurable RAID options.||2 HDDs for OS (RAID 1) or 4 HDD for OS (RAID 5) with PERC |
|Custom RAID Options||0, 1, 5, 6 and 10 with the PowerEdge Raid Controller (PERC) H730||As supported by internal PERC H730 (0,1,5,6,10,50,60)||n/a|
|RAID Controller||PERC H730 (internal drives) or H830 (optional for external drives)||PERC H730 (internal HDDs)||PERC H330|
|Power||Model NX430||Model NX3230||Model NX3330|
|AC Power/Max Current||Redundant, 350W||Redundant and non-redundant hot-plug 750W and 1100W PSU options||Redundant and non-redundant hot-plug 750W PSU options|
|Chassis||Model NX430||Model NX3230||Model NX3330|
|Weight (Maximum)||13.8 kg (30.42lb)||27.6kg (60.84lb)||16.9kg (37lbs)|
|Height||42.8 mm (1.68 in)||8.73 cm (3.44 in)||4.28 cm (1.68 in)|
|Width||With rack latches - 482.4mm (18.99")|
Without rack latches - 434.0mm
|44.40 cm (17.49 in)||48.23 cm (18.98 in)|
|Depth||With redundant power supply|
unit - 677.3mm (26.66")(includes
|68.40 cm (26.92 in)|
|70.05 cm (27.57 in)|
|Availability||Hot-plug hard drives, hot-plug power||Hot-plug hard drives, hot-plug redundant power, hot-plug redundant cooling ECC memory||Hot-plug hard drives, hot-plug redundant power, hot-plug redundant cooling ECC memory|
|Cluster Support||Not recommended||No||Yes, up to 64 nodes|
|Rack support|| ReadyRails™ sliding rails with optional cable management arm|
for 4-post racks (optional
adapter brackets required for
threaded hole racks)
|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
toolless cable management arm
|ReadyRails II sliding rails for |
tool-less mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled
|Slots||2 x PCle (both with Gen3)|
PCle Slot-1: PCle x8 connector
with x4 bandwidth; half-length / half-height
PCle Slot-2: PCle x16 connector
with x8 bandwidth; half-length /
|Six PCIe 3.0 slots (four with x16 bandwidth and two with x8 bandwidth)||3 PCIe 3.0 slots (2 with x16 bandwidth and 1 with x8 bandwidth); all slots are LP (low profile)|
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