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PowerEdge XE9680 Rack Server

Take on demanding artificial intelligence, machine learning and deep learning

Rapidly develop, train and deploy large machine learning models with this high-performance application server made for artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and deep learning. Dell's PowerEdge XE9680 delivers the industry’s best AI performance.*

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Two 4th Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor with up to 56 cores per processor

Operating System

Canonical® Ubuntu® Server LTS
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux


Intel® C741 chipset


8 NVIDIA HGX H100 80GB 700W SXM5 GPUs, fully interconnected with NVIDIA NVLink technology or,
8 AMD Instinct MI300X accelerators fully interconnected with AMD Infinity fabric


DIMM Speed
Up to 4800 MT/s

Memory Type

Memory Module Slots
32 DDR5 DIMM slots

Maximum RAM
RDIMM 4 TB max


Front Bays
Up to 8 x 2.5-inch NVMe/SAS/SATA SSD drives max 122.88 TB
Up to 16 x E3.S NVMe direct drives max 122.88 TB

Storage Controllers

Internal Boot
Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem (NVMe BOSS-N1): HWRAID 1, 2 x M.2 SSDs
Software RAID: S160


Cryptographically signed firmware
Data at Rest Encryption (SEDs with local or external key mgmt)
Secure Boot
Secured Component Verification (Hardware integrity check)
Secure Erase
Silicon Root of Trust
System Lockdown (requires iDRAC9 Enterprise or Datacenter)
TPM 2.0 FIPS, CC-TCG certified, TPM 2.0 China NationZ


Embedded / At-the-Server
iDRAC Direct
iDRAC RESTful API with Redfish
iDRAC Service Module

CloudIQ for PowerEdge plug in
OpenManage Enterprise
OpenManage Power Manager plugin
OpenManage Service plugin
OpenManage Update Manager plugin

Dell System Update
Dell Repository Manager
Enterprise Catalogs
iDRAC RESTful API with Redfish

OpenManage Integrations
BMC Truesight
OpenManage Integration with ServiceNow

Power Supplies

2800W Titanium 200-240 VAC or 240 VDC redundant, hot swap

Up to 6 High performance (HPR) gold grade fans installed in mid tray
Up to 10 High performance (HPR) gold grade fans installed on the rear of the system
All are hot swap fans


Network Options
1 x OCP 3.0 (optional)
2 x 1GbE LOM (optional)

Front Ports
1 x iDRAC Direct (Micro-AB USB) port
1 x USB 2.0
1 x VGA

Rear Ports
1 x USB 2.0
1 x USB 3.0
1 x VGA
1 x RJ45 iDRAC9 ethernet port


Up to 10 x16 Gen5 (x16 PCIe) full-height, half-length


Optional LCD bezel or security bezel

Form Factor

6U rack server

Dimensions & Weight

10.36 in. (263.20 mm)

18.97 in. (482.00 mm)

39.71 in. (1008.77 mm) with bezel
39.17 in. (995.00 mm) without bezel

249.8 lb (113.30 kg)

Recommended Support

Choose 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.


Dell Support

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Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors

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