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PowerEdge XE2420 Edge Server

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Low-latency high performance edge server

2S server delivers high performance and low latency in flexible configurations. Designed for demanding retail and analytics applications at the edge.

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Up to two 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors with up to 24 cores per processor

Operating System

(Dell Technologies recommends Windows 11 Pro for business)
Canonical® Ubuntu® 18.04.2 LTS 
Microsoft® Windows Server® 2016 LTSC with Hyper-V v1903
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux 8.1
SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server 15 SP1
VMware® ESXi® 6.7 U3


Intel® C62X Chipset with optional Intel® QuickAssist Technology


Up to two 300W or four 75W GPUs


DIMM Speed
Up to 2993MT/s

Memory Type

Memory Module Slots
16 DDR4 RDIMM / LR-DIMM slots (12 DIMMs are balanced)

Maximum RAM
RDIMM up to 1TB
LRDIMM up to 2TB


Front Bays
Up to 2 x 2.5" SATA/NVMe SSD (no PERC / HBA) with config1A, max 15.36TB
Up to 4 x 2.5" universal SAS/SATA/NVME SSD with PERC/HBA with Config 2C, max 61.44 TB
Up to 6x EDSFF E1.L SSD with Config 3A, max 92.16TB

Storage Controllers

Internal Controllers
PERC H330, H730P, H740P, HBA330

Software RAID

Internal Boot
Boot Optimized Storage Subsystem (BOSS): HWRAID 2 x M.2 SSDs 240GB, 480GB


Cryptographically signed firmware
Secure Boot
Secure Erase
Silicon Root of Trust
TPM 1.2/2.0, TCM 2.0 optional


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

Dell Repository Manager
Dell System Update
Dell Server Update Utility
Dell Update Package

Power Supplies

2000W Platinum
1100W DC-DC, -48V
Hot plug power supplies with full redundancy option


Network Options
2 x 1GbE LOM

Front Ports
1 x Dedicated iDRAC micro-USB
2 x USB 3.0
1 x VGA
1 x Dedicated iDRAC network
1 x Serial

Internal Ports
1 x USB 3.0


FHFL Gen3 slots (4 x8 or 2 x16 SW/DW)
1 x HHHL x8 Gen3 slot
1 x OCP2 Type1 x8 Mezz


Optional bezel w/ replaceable filter

Form Factor

2U short-depth Rack Server

Dimensions & Weight

Upper U: 444.0mm


562.95mm w/ Bezel
495.77mm w/o Bezel

Max weight: 18.10 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.

Scalable performance and high reliability at the edge

Scalable performance and high reliability at the edge

The PowerEdge XE2420 is a robust edge server that provides the best performance for complex edge applications by meeting the fluctuating demands of compute, latency and bandwidth.
  • Shortest depth 2S server currently offered by Dell (17.4" / 444mm)
  • Low-latency, high performance server supports up to 4 accelerators
  • Wide range of storage options including SSD and NVMe
  • Designed to operate in harsh environments outside the data center with extended operating temperatures from 5°C to 40°C (41F to 104F)
Manage effortlessly while protecting securely at the edge

Manage effortlessly while protecting securely at the edge

The PowerEdge XE2420 provides robust security and simplified system management for maximum efficiency outside the data center.
  • Consistent management experience regardless of location (edge, core or cloud)
  • Accurate and actionable system health monitoring
  • Comprehensive telemetry capability in monitoring critical components
  • Front-accessible I/O and power for easy serviceability

Dell Technologies offers complete end-to-end services

Optimizing the IT lifecycle is vital. We have expert services* for all lifecycle phases that save you time and resources, reduce effort, and improve your IT experience.
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Drivers, Manuals & Support

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Intel® Xeon® Scalable Processors


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