PowerEdge C6105 Rack Server

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High density, with up to four 2-socket server nodes

Bring efficiency and lasting value to your high-end computing environment with the AMD processor-based Dell™ PowerEdge™ C6105.

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PowerEdge C6105 Rack Server





PowerEdge C Series Hosting Solution


PowerEdge C6105 - Build a cost-effective data center

Build a cost-effective data center

Maximize performance while helping to lower power, weight and space requirements with efficient Dell™ PowerEdge™ C6105 shared-infrastructure servers.
PowerEdge C6105 - Power savings and increased efficiency

Increased uptime, power savings and increased efficiency

Featuring low-power AMD Opteron™ 4100 and 4200 processors, and available with up to 94% efficient hot-plug redundant power supplies, the PowerEdge™ C6105 can help you improve energy efficiency and lower operating costs by effectively reducing the total power consumed. In addition, the shared infrastructure design saves space and weight, resulting in one of the most cost-effective designs available in the Dell hyperscale server portfolio.

High-density, flexible and efficient computing

With the PowerEdge C6105, you get capacity, performance and flexibility in a very dense package. The server's highly efficient 2U rack chassis supports up to four servers and 12 x 3.5-inches or 24 x 2.5-inches hot-plug serial attached SCSI (SAS), serial ATA (SATA) or solid-state drive (SSD) hard drives.
PowerEdge C6105 - Efficient, cost-effective AMD Opteron processors
Ultimate flexibility in a standard 2U chassis

The PowerEdge C6105 has the specific features you need to run hyperscale applications:
  • Front-mounted 3.5-inch or 2.5-inch hot-plug hard drives
  • Up to four discrete 2-socket nodes
  • 12 DIMM slots for up to 192GB DDR3 memory
  • x16 PCIe slot and x8 mezzanine slots
  • Hot-plug redundant power supplies
  • IPMI 2.0 dedicated management


  • AMD Opteron™ 4100, 4200 and 4300 series processors

Operating System

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


  • AMD SR5670


  • 12 DIMM slots for up to 192GB
    2GB/4GB/8GB/16GB LV DDR3 (1333MT/s)
    2GB/4GB UDIMM (1333MT/s)

Embedded Hypervisor (Optional)

  • Citrix® XenServer®
    VMware® vSpherer® ESXi™


  • Maximum internal storage: 48TB SATA/48TB NL SAS

Drive Bays

  • SSDs and HDDs

    24 x 2.5” or 12 x 3.5” hard drive options
    2.5” SAS (15K): 146GB, 300GB
    2.5” SAS (10K): 300GB, 600GB, 900GB, 1.2TB
    2.5” NL SAS (7.2K): 500GB, 1TB
    2.5” SATA II (7.2K): 250GB, 500GB, 1TB
    2.5” SATA SSD (eMLC): 100GB, 200GB, 400GB
    2.5” SATA SSD (MLC): 120GB, 160GB, 240GB, 300GB, 480GB
    3.5” SATA (7.2K): 500GB, 1TB, 2TB, 3TB, 4TB
    3.5” SAS (15K): 300GB, 450GB, 600GB
    3.5” NL SAS (7.2K): 1TB, 2TB, 3TB. 4TB


  • 1 PCIe x 8 mezzanine daughtercard slot and x 16 riser slot
    QLogic® single-port QDR QLE7340 adapter
    Dell X410 host interface card (HIC) adapter
    Intel 82599 dual-port 10GbE SFP+ mezzanine card
    Intel 1GbE ET quad-port adapter
    Mellanox® ConnectX®-2 dual-port QDR InfiniBand® mezzanine card

Drive Controllers

  • AMD SP5100

RAID Controllers

  • LSI 2008 6Gb SAS mezzanine (optional)
    LSI MegaRAID 9260-8i (optional)
    LSI MegaRAID 9265-8i (optional)

Network Controller

  • 2 embedded Intel® Kawela™ 82576
    1Gb Ethernet network interface card


  • 1 PCIe x 8 mezzanine daughtercard slot and x 16 riser slot
    Mellanox® ConnectX-2 40Gb/s dual-port QDR IB adapter
    Intel® 82559 dual-port 10GbE adapter
    Dell host interface card


  • Dual hot-plug redundant high-efficiency 1100W/1400W power supplies

Graphics Card

  • Integrated AST2050 with 64MB RAM


  • 2U rack mount


    Shared redundant cooling with 4 x 80mm speed fans detectable with PWM control


  • Server Management

    Embedded BMC with IPMI 2.0 support with 1 x 10/100 Mbps RJ45 connector


    Infrastructure Consulting Services
    Rack Integration (U.S. only)
    Onsite Deployment
    Basic Support, ProSupport for IT
    4-Hour Support
    Keep Your Hard Drive
    Enterprise Wide Contract
    Specialized Onsite Services


Dell Services and Support

Dell is dedicated to simplifying IT, and Dell Services can help you manage the complexities of growing and maintaining your hyperscale, high-performance and cloud computing environments. Dell’s broad portfolio of planning, implementation and maintenance services can help accelerate your IT initiatives and grow your business.

Dell Services can be tailored to complement how you manage your environment. Options include, but are not limited to, infrastructure consulting services to help you optimize your data center, custom rack integration to quickly add racks of compute capacity and expert level tech-to-tech phone support with fast-track dispatch. Whatever the situation, Dell can help you break through complexity with services and solutions tailored to your needs.


Dell ProConsult Infrastructure Consulting Services


Dell global infrastructure consulting services utilize skilled solution architects, innovative tools, automated analysis and our own intellectual property to give you rapid insight into the root causes of unnecessary complexity. We seek better answers than traditional service models, based on our belief that solving problems should not need armies of people. Our strategy is to help customers quickly identify high-impact, short-duration projects that deliver ROI and free up resources to obtain competitive advantage. The result is practical, action-orientated plans with specific, predictable, measurable outcomes.

Suggested Dell ProConsult services for the PowerEdge C server line:
  • Cloud Workshop
  • Cloud Assessment
  • Cloud Enablement

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Dell ProManage Managed Services

Dell ProManage services don't follow the traditional one-size-fits-all approach. They're modular so you get to choose what you need for your business. Through features like flexible deployment options and asset recovery services, we've got what you need, when you need it. Our factory, remote and on-site installation services for servers make efficient use of your employees' time by helping to speed up activities like configuration and deployment, allowing them to focus more on improving your business.
Dell Asset Recovery and Recycling Services help you recover and dispose of owned or leased computer equipment, in a manner that follows EPA guidelines.
Suggested Dell ProManage services for the PowerEdge C server line:
  • On-site Deployment
  • Rack Integration

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Dell ProSupport Services

Dell ProSupport is a comprehensive, configurable suite of support services designed to simplify and optimize your IT environment. From desktop to data center, Dell ProSupport addresses everyday and unique IT challenges through options such as next business day support, asset and data protection, specialized on-site services, proactive maintenance and parts management, and remote advisory services — backed by global command centers and expert centers around the world.
  • Basic Support
  • Dell ProSupport for IT
  • Enterprise-wide Contract
  • Self Parts Dispatch/Warranty Parts Direct
  • Keep Your Hard Drive
  • Specialized On-site Services
  • Remote Advisory Services for Virtualization

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Take the guesswork out of building and running efficient public and private clouds with a turnkey cloud solution. The Dell Cloud Solution for Web Applications brings together optimized Dell hardware, Joyent software and joint services so you can easily and quickly deploy and manage an elastic, on-demand cloud infrastructure with confidence, with as little or as much outside support as you want along the way. 

The Dell | Canonical Cloud Solution
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