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Modular solutions for any workload

Build the infrastructure your workloads need with customizable PowerEdge FX server, storage and networking resources.

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Processor

FC640:
Up to two Intel® 2nd Generation Xeon® Scalable processors with up to 28 cores per processor

FC830:
Up to four Intel® Xeon® processor E5-4600 v4 product family processor with up to 22 cores per processor

FC430:
Up to two Intel® Xeon® processor E5-4600 v4 product family processor with up to 18 cores per processor

FD332:
N/A

Memoryi

FC640:
DIMM Speed
Up to 2933MT/s
 
Memory Type
DIMM
RDIMM
LRDIMM
 
Memory Module Slots
16 DDR4 DIMM slots
 
Maximum RAM
DIMM 1TB
RDIMM 1TB
LRDIMM 2TB

FC830:
DIMM Speed
Up to 2933MT/s

Memory Type
DIMM
RDIMM
LRDIMM

Memory Module Slots
48 DDR4 DIMM slots

Maximum RAM
DIMM 1.5TB
RDIMM 1.5TB
LRDIMM 3TB

FC430:
DIMM Speed:
Up to 2933MT/s

Memory Type:
DIMM

Memory Module Slots:
8 DDR4 DIMM slots

Maximum RAM:
DIMM 256GB

FD332:
N/A

Storage

FC640
Front Bays
Up to 2 x 2.5” SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD), NVMe SSD 12.8TB max capacity

FC830
Front Bays
Up to 8 x 2.5” SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD), NVMe SSD
51.2TB max capacity

FC430
Front Bays
Up to 2 x 1.8” uSATA (HDD/SSD)
1.6TB max capacity

FD332
Up to 16 x SFF storage devices per FD332 SATA HDD/SSD or SAS HDD/SSD
102.4TB max capacity

Storage Controllers

FC640
Internal Controllers
PERC H330, H730p, HBA330
Internal Dual SD Module

Software RAID
S140

Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem
HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 240GB or 480GB

FC830
Internal Controllers
PERC H330, H730, H730p, HBA330

Software RAID
S130

FC430
Internal Controllers
PERC H330, H730, H730p, HBA330

Software RAID
S130

FD332
Internal Controllers
PERC FD33xS (single PERC), FD33xD (dual PERC)



Management

FC640, FC830, FC430, FD332:
Embedded / At-the-Server
Chassis Management Controller (CMC)
iDRAC9
iDRAC Direct
iDRAC RESTful API with Redfish
 
Consoles
OpenManage Enterprise
OpenManage Power Center
 
Mobility
OpenManage Mobile

Tools
Dell EMC Repository Manager
Dell EMC System Update
Dell EMC Server Update Utility
Dell EMC Update Catalogs
OpenManage Server Administrator
OpenManage Storage Services
iDRAC Service Module

OpenManage Integrations
BMC Truesight
Microsoft® System Center
RedHat® Ansible® Modules
VMware® vCenter

OpenManage Connections
IBM Tivoli® Netcool/OMNIbus
IBM Tivoli® Network Manager IP Edition
Micro Focus® Operations Manager I
Nagios® Core
Nagios® XI

Power Supplies

FC830, FC640, FC430, FD332 (PowerEdge FX2 chassis):
1600W Platinum
2000W Platinum
2400W Platinum
1+1 redundant, redundancy alerting only (RAO), & 2+0 non-redundant configurations
8 Hot plug fans with full redundancy

Slots

FC640:
PCie
See PowerEdge FX2 chassis specification

Video Card
1 x VGA controller integrated with iDRAC

FC830:
PCie
See PowerEdge FX2 chassis specification

Video Card
1 x VGA controller integrated with iDRAC
 
FC430:
Video Card
1 x VGA controller integrated with iDRAC

FD332:
N/A

Form Factor

FC640:
1U full-width Modular Compute Sled

FC830:
1U full-width Modular Compute Sled

FC430:
1U quarter-width Modular Compute Sled

FD332:
Half-width Storage Devices
Up to 16 x 2.5" storage devices

FX
2U chassis in height
PowerEdge FC830: 4-socket, full-width 1U server sled, up to 2 FC830 per FX2 chassis
PowerEdge FC640: 2-socket, half-width 1U server sled, up to 4 FC640 per FX2 chassis
PowerEdge FC430: 2-socket, quarter-with 1U server sled, up to 8 FC430 per FX2 chassis
PowerEdge FD332: storage block: Half-width: up to 3 FD332 per FX2 chassis for support of up to 16 x SFF 2.5" storage devices, up to 48 SFF devices in an FX2 chassis (configuration dependent)

Dimensions & Weight

FC640:
Height
211.0mm (8.3")

Width
40.3mm (1.6")

Depth
535.8mm (21.1")
 
Weight
5.8kg (12.79lbs.)

FC830:
Height
427.6mm (16.8")

Width
40.3mm (1.6")

Depth
538.1mm (21.6")

Weight
13.0kg (28.66lbs)

FC430:
Height
102.7mm (4.0")

Width
40.3mm (1.6")

Depth
535.8mm (21.1")

Weight
3.0kg (6.61lbs)

FD332:
Height
210.9mm (8.3")

Width
40.1mm (1.6")

Depth
523.6mm (20.6")

Weight
7.93kg (17.48lbs)

Recommended Support

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PowerEdge FX- Scale incrementally

Scale incrementally with powerful blocks of computing resources

The FX compute sleds, powered by the latest Intel® Xeon® processors, deliver an exceptional amount of computing power in compact, scalable packages. They include:

  • FC830: 4S 1U server sled for mission-critical applications at midsize and enterprise data centers
  • FC640: 2S 1U server sled for private cloud/on-premises and dense XaaS in midsize and enterprise environments, powered by Intel 2nd Generation Xeon® Scalable processors
  • FC430: 2S 1U quarter-width server sled, ideal for solutions such as dense compute, HPC & light virtualization.
PowerEdge FX-Boost performance

Boost performance with highly flexible, scale-out storage blocks

Rapidly scale dense direct attached storage (DAS) in your FX infrastructures with the 1U FD332 storage module. Create a storage environment that supports balanced data growth on an as-needed basis. Tailor your storage needs to the workloads you are running and avoid overprovisioning. Because it supports SAS and SATA HDD/SSDs you can readily adapt to the performance needs of your applications. When appropriate, you can create software defined storage environments with a combination of hard drives and solid state drives.
PowerEdge FX-Sustain your business

Sustain your business and grow with intelligent automation

Make IT operations more efficient, your FX infrastructure more productive and reliable with Dell EMC’s system management. Take advantage of OpenManage systems management portfolio, used across other PowerEdge servers, with the FX2, or leverage the embedded chassis management.

  • Perform automated deployments, updates and configurations with agent-free iDRAC with Lifecycle Controller.
  • Simplify with the new OpenManage Enterprise console, with custom reports and automatic discovery.
  • Enable easy collective or individual server management with the embedded Chassis Management Controller (CMC).
PowerEdge FC830

PowerEdge FC830

The FC830 is a powerful 1U 4S server sled with dense compute and memory scalability, a highly expandable storage subsystem. It excels at running a wide range of applications and virtualization environments for both mid-size and large enterprise data centers. It features:

  • Full-width, up to 2 sleds per FX2 chassis
  • Up to 4 22-core Intel® Xeon® E5-4600 v4 processors, up to 176 cores per chassis
  • 48 DDR4 DIMMs slots, 3TB max memory; up to 96 DIMMs per chassis, 6TB max memory
  • Up to 8 2.5" SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD) ; support for NVMe PCIe SSDs
  • Dual port 10Gb/1Gb Select Network Adapter (SNA)
PowerEdge FC640

PowerEdge FC640

The FC640 is a flexible 1U 2S server with powerful processors, large memory capacity and highly scalable I/O. It is a perfect candidate for virtualization, server consolidation, scale-out, private and hybrid clouds. It features:

  • Half-width, up to 4 sleds per FX2 chassis
  • Up to 2 28-core Intel® 2nd Generation Xeon® Scalable processors, up to 224 cores per chassis
  • Up to 16 DDR4 DIMMs slots, 2TB max memory; up to 64 DIMMs per chassis, 8TB max memory
  • Up to two 2.5”SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD); support for NVMe PCIe SSDs
  • Up to 8 PCIe 3.0 expansion slots available via chassis
PowerEdge FC630

PowerEdge FC630

The FC630 is a 1U 2S server sled with powerful processors and a large memory footprint ideal for hosting virtualization environments or running business intelligence applications, databases and private clouds. It features:

  • Half-width, up to 4 sleds per FX2 chassis
  • Up to 2 22-core Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v4 processors, up to 144 cores per chassis
  • Up to 24 DDR4 DIMMs slots, 1.5TB max memory; up to 96 DIMMs per chassis, 6TB max memory
  • Up to two 2.5" SAS/SATA (HDD/SDD),
  • Optional support for up to 2 NVMe PCIe SSDs
  • Dual- and quad-port 10Gb and quad-port 1Gb Select Network Adapter (SNA)
PowerEdge FC430

PowerEdge FC430

Quarter-width, 1U, 2-socket high-density server sled with the right balance of performance, memory and I/O, which is an excellent choice for data centers that need to run mid-tier applications as well as dense, small form-factor compute applications.
PowerEdge FD332

PowerEdge FD332

The FD332 storage block provides massive direct attached storage (DAS) capacity in scalable1U blocks. With FX servers, it drives flexible, scale out computing and software-defined storage (SDS) solutions and is an excellent option for dense vSAN environments. It features:

  • Half-width, support up to 3 modules per FX2 chassis (with 1 for processing)
  • Up to 16 hot-plug SFF 2.5" SAS/SATA (HDD/SSD); up to 48 SFF devices in a chassis
  • Optional dual RAID controller for split access and attach to 8 devices separately
  • 12Gbps SAS 3.0 and 6Gbps SATA 3.0
  • Single or dual controllers, RAID or HBA modes, or mix and match modes with dual controllers
PowerEdge FX

Dell PowerEdge FN IO Module

The FN IO Module (FN IOM) is designed specifically for the FX2 chassis, simplifies cabling while optimizing server performance and instant plug-and-play connectivity. Supporting up to 2 FN IOMs per chassis, it includes up to 8 x 10GbE internal ports, plus redundant cooling fans and power supplies. There are 3 models:

  • FN410s 4-port SFP+ IO Module: 4 ports of SFP+ 10GbE connectivity, supports optical and DAC cable media
  • FN410t 4-port 10GBASE-T IO Module: 4 ports of 10GBASE-T connectivity, supports cost-effective copper media up to 100 meters
  • FN2210s 4-port Combination Fibre Channel/Ethernet IO Module: up to 2 ports of 2/4/8Gbps Fibre Channel2 plus 2 ports of SFP+ 10GbE; up to 4 ports SFP+ 10GbE (with reboot); NPG fibre

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