Up to two Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors including integrated Omni-Path fabric processors with up to 28 cores per processor and up to 205W processors.
(Dell Technologies recommends Windows 11 Pro for business) Canonical® Ubuntu® LTS Citrix® XenServer® Microsoft Windows Server® with Hyper-V Red Hat® Enterprise Linux SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server VMware® ESXi
Front Bays Up to 24 x 2.5" Direct Backplane configuration with up to 6 SAS/SATA drives per node Up to 24 x 2.5" Expander Backplane configuration with up to 12 SAS/SATA drives per node and two nodes per chassis Up to 24 x 2.5" NVMe Backplane configuration with up to 6 drives per node out of which two drives can be NVMe drive Up to 12 x 3.5" Direct Backplane configuration with up to 3 SAS/SATA drives per node
Internal Controllers PERC H330, H730p, HBA330 Internal Boot Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem (BOSS) HW RAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 240GB or 480GB
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
Embedded / At-the-Server iDRAC9 iDRAC RESTful API with Redfish iDRAC Direct Quick Sync 2 BLE/wireless module
Consoles OpenManage Enterprise OpenManage Power Center
Mobility OpenManage Mobile
Tools Dell Repository Manager Dell RACADM CLI Dell System Update Dell Server Update Utility Dell Update Catalogs iDRAC Service Module IPMI Tool OpenManage Server Administrator OpenManage Storage Services
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
1600W AC Platinum 2000W AC Platinum 2400W AC Platinum Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy and non-redundancy option Cooling options: Air Cooling, Direct Liquid Cooling (DLC)
Network Options 1 x 1Gb Ethernet 1 x 10Gb Ethernet 1 x 25Gb Ethernet 1 x 40Gb Ethernet 1 x 100Gb Ethernet
Rear Ports 1 x Dedicated iDRAC micro-USB port 2 x USB 3.0
PCie 1 x 16 PCIe Gen3 riser 1 x 8 PCIe Gen3 Mezzanine 1 x 16 PCIe Gen3 OCP Mezzanine 1 x 16 PCIe Gen3 riser 1 x Display port on the rear of the sled
Up to 4 independent hot-swappable 2-socket C6420 sleds in a 2U C6400 chassis
Dimensions & Weight
Height 86.80mm (3.4")
Width 448.00mm (17.6")
Depth 790.00mm (31.1")
Weight 43.60kg (96.2lbs.) 3.5” direct backplane chassis 41.50kg (91.4lbs) 2.5” direct/expander/NVMe backplane chassis 34.56xkg (76.2lbs) no backplane chassis *Dimensions do not include bezel
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Enable demanding workloads with powerful, highly dense and scalable computing
Get an IT services platform that helps scale efficiently and predictably while drastically reducing complexity. The PowerEdge C6420 offers up to 4 independent hot-swappable 2-socket servers in a very dense 2U package. Plenty of compute, memory, storage, connectivity and chassis options let you configure servers for specific workloads.
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Simplify your transformation with the Dell EMC PowerEdge portfolio
The PowerEdge C6420, with its flexible configurations, scale-out capabilities and overall efficiency – along with its embedded management software – is an ideal platform for Dell EMC high-performance offerings and hyper-converged solutions and appliances.
Features latest generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors and up to 56 cores per node
Supports up to 3TB memory per node
Offers flexible I/O options including low-latency InfiniBand™ and next-generation Intel Omni-Path
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