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PowerEdge C6525 Server

Ideal for high-performance dense computing environments

A compute-dense server designed to boost data center performance. Designed for HPC workloads like digital manufacturing, research, and web tech.

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Up to two 3rd Gen AMD EPYC™ Processors per node configurations with up to 64 cores per processor and up to 280W (cTDP)

Operating System

Canonical® Ubuntu® Server LTS
CentOS based on RHEL 8.0 Kernel
Citrix® HypervisorTM 
Microsoft® Windows Server® with Hyper-V
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux
SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
VMware® ESXi®

OEM-ready version available
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Up to 16 x DDR4
Bandwidth up to 3200 MT/S

Hot plug redundant Hard drives, Fans, PSUs


Cryptographically signed firmware
Secure Boot
Secure Erase
Silicon Root of Trust
System Lockdown (requires OpenManage Enterprise)
TPM 1.2/2.0, TCM 2.0 optional
AMD Secure Memory Encryption (SME)
AMD Secure Encrypted Virtualization (SEV)


Embedded Management
iDRAC RESTful API with Redfish
iDRAC Direct

OpenManage™ SW
OpenManage Enterprise
OpenManage Enterprise Power Manager
OpenManage Mobile
Integrations & Connections
OpenManage Integrations
BMC Truesight
Microsoft® System Center
Redhat® Andible® Modules
VMware® vCenter™
OpenManage Connections
IBM Tivoli® Netcool/OMNIbus
IBM Tivoli® Network Manager IP Edition
Micro Focus® Operations Manager I
Nagios® Core
Nagios® XI

Embedded NIC
Single port 1GbE LOM

Networking Options (NDC)
1x OCP 3.0

GPU Options
1x Single-Wide GPU

Power Supplies

Dual Hot-plug redundant 1600W and 2400W AC Power Supply
Dual Hot-plug redundant 2000W AC/DC Mixmode Power Supply
Cooling options: Air Cooling, Direct Liquid Cooling (DLC)


Network Options
Single port 1GbE LOM

Rear Ports
1 x iDRAC Direct micro-USB port
1 x Mini-display port
1 x iDRAC or NIC port
1 x USB 3.0 port


2 x PCIe x16 Gen4 Risers
1 x OCP 3.0 x16 Gen4
1 x PCIe x8 Gen3 M.2 Riser

Form Factor

Up to 4 independent hot-swappable
2-socket C6525 sleds in a 2U C6400 chassis

Dimensions & Weight

86.8mm (3.4")

448.0mm (17.6")
790.0mm (31.1")
45.53kg (100.3lbs) 3.5” direct backplane chassis
41.5kg (91.4lbs) 2.5” direct/NVMe backplane chassis
35.15kg (77.4lbs) no backplane chassis

Recommended Support

Dell ProSupport Plus for critical systems or Dell ProSupport for premium hardware and software support for your PowerEdge solution. Consulting and deployment offerings are also available. Contact your Dell representative today for more information. Availability and terms of Dell Services vary by region. For more information, visit

Recommended Services
ProSupport Plus with SupportAssist provides proactive and predictive support for critical systems. ProSupport provides comprehensive hardware and software support. Get more from your technology starting on day one with ProDeploy Enterprise Suite deployment offers. For more information, visit

Drivers, Manuals & Support

Dell Support

From drivers and manuals to diagnostic tools and replacement parts, Dell Product Support has you covered!

AMD Ryzen® Processors


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