PowerEdge C8220 Compute Node

intel® xeon™

Optimize data center space and performance.

Maximize data center computing density with up to eight compact, hot-swap PowerEdge™ C8220 compute nodes in one 4U C8000 Series chassis.





  • One 2-socket server, 4, 6, 8, 10 or 12 core Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 or E5-2600 v2 product family

Operating System

  • Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012
    Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 (includes Hyper-V®)
    Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise x64 SP1 (includes Hyper-V)
    Microsoft Windows® HPC Server 2008 R2 x64 SP1
    Novell® SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3
    Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® 6.4


  • Intel C602 chipset


  • 16 DIMM slots up to 512GB per node
    4GB/8GB/16GB/32GB LV DDR3 RDIMM (1333MT/s)
    4GB/8GB/16GB DDR3 RDIMM (1866MT/s 1.5V or 1600MT/s 1.35V)

Embedded Hypervisor (Optional)

  • Citrix® XenServer® 5.6 SP2
    VMware® vSpherer® ESXi™ 5.5


  • Maximum internal storage: 2TB SATA II or 1.6TB SATA SSD

Drive Bays

  • SSDs and HDDs

    2 x 2.5” hard drive options
    2.5” SATA SSD (MLC): 120GB, 160GB, 240GB, 300GB, 480GB, 600GB, 800GB
    2.5” SATA SSD (eMLC): 100GB, 200GB, 400GB, 800GB
    2.5” Enterprise SATA (7.2K): 500GB, 1TB


  • I/O
    1 x8 PCI Express 3.0 custom mezzanine
    1 x16 PCI Express 3.0 half-height (low-profile), half-length slot

    Infiniband (optional)
    • QLogic single-port QDR QLE7340 adapter

    1Gb Ethernet (optional)
    Intel i350 quad-port 1GB low-profile NIC adapter

    10Gb Ethernet (optional)
    • Intel 82599 10Gb Ethernet controller dual‑port mezz
    • Intel X520-DA dual-port 10GbE SFP+ adapter
    • Intel X540-DP 10GbE Base-T adapter

Drive Controllers

  • Intel C602: SATA or SSDs only
    LSI® 2008 6Gb SAS mezzanine (optional)
    LSI 9202-16e add-in controller (optional)
    LSI 9211-8i add-in controller (optional)

RAID Controllers

  • LSI 9265-8i add-in RAID controller (optional)
    LSI 9280-8e add-in RAID controller (optional)
    LSI 9285CV-8e add-in RAID controller (optional)
    PERC H710P (supported only with Intel Xeon E5‑2600 v2 product family processors)
    PERC H810 (supported only with Intel Xeon E5‑2600 v2 product family processors)

Network Controller

  • Intel Ethernet Controller i350 - 2 x 1Gb Ethernet


  • COM serial port
    2 x USB2.0

Video Card

  • Integrated AST2300 with up to 16MB video RAM


  • 4U rack mount chassis fits up to 8 PowerEdge C8220 sleds


  • Embedded BMC with IPMI 2.0 support with 1 x 10/100 Mbps RJ45 connector
    Intel Node Manager 2.0 compliant

Device Access

  • Two 2x2.5” non hot-plug HDDs


  • Intel Ethernet Controller i350 - 2 x 1Gb Ethernet
    1 x 100Mb Ethernet dedicated management port

LED Indicators

  • Power/Status and Sled ID LED lights
    8 HDD Activity, Status, & Fault LED lights for internal HDDs.
    2 HDD Activity, Status, & Fault LED lights for hot-plug HDDs


  • Height: 42.5 mm (1.67 in.)
    Width: 171.6 mm (6.76 in.)
    Depth: 682.5 mm (26.87 in.)
    Weight (maximum configuration): 4.99 kg (11 lb.)


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