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Dell PowerEdge R820
12th Generation 2U Rackmount Servers
Dell PowerEdge R730 Servers

Enhance data center application capacity by expanding your virtual environment using the massive memory footprint, I/O (input/output) options, processing power and flexible fabric choices of the PowerEdge R820. The 2U, 4 socket R820 features unrestrained production and peak server performance that is a CRN Test Center Recommended system. CRN recommends the PowerEdge R820 because of its "improved speed and greater expandability than its predecessor and for being a highly capable server for virtualization, transaction processing, HPC or general computing needs."

Helpful Features Include:

  • Powerful systems management - Enjoy easy lifecycle manageability with intelligent hardware-driven systems administration, extensive power management and other innovative management tools.
  • Keep pace with exponential data growth - Make storage work for you with up to 16 2.5" internal hard drives (up to 16TB capacity) and integrated PCIe 3.0-capable expansion slots for extra capacity and functionality.
  • State-of-the-art Processing Power: Intel Xeon processor E5-4600 product family and hyper-dense, 48-DIMM memory. Built using 32-nanometer process technology with up to eight cores per processor, the Intel Xeon processor is designed for super-fast performance for compute-intensive tasks.
Dell PowerEdge R820
Technical Specifications
Form Factor:
2U Rackmount Server
Intel® Xeon® processor E5-4600 product family

Processor Socket: 4

Internal Interconnect: 2 x Intel QuickPath Interconnect (QPI) links; 6.4 GT/s; 7.2 GT/s; 8.0 GT/s

Cache: 2.5MB per core; core options: 4, 6, 8
Intel C602
Up to 1.5TB (48 DIMM slots) 2GB/4GB/8GB/16GB/32GB DDR3 up to 1600MT/s
7 PCIe slots:

Two x16 half-length, full-height
One x8 half-length, full-height
Three x8 half-length, half-height
One x8 half-length, full-height for the RAID controller
Remote Managment:
iDRAC7 Express (default)
iDRAC7 Enterprise (upgrade option), both with Lifecycle Controller
8GB or 16GB vFlash media (upgrade options)

System Managment:
IPMI 2.0 compliant
Dell OpenManage Essentials
Dell OpenManage Power Center
Dell OpenManage Connections:
• Dell OpenManage Integration Suite for Microsoft System Center
• Dell plug-in for VMware vCenter
• HP Operations Manager, IBM Tivoli Netcool, and CA Network and Systems Management
RAID controller:
Internal controllers:

External HBAs (RAID):

External HBAs (non-RAID):
Drive Bays:
Up to sixteen 2.5" hot-plug SAS, SATA, or SSD
Maximum Internal Storage:
Hard Drives:
Hot-plug hard drive options:
2.5" PCIe SSD, SAS SSD, SATA SSD, SAS (15K, 10K), nearline SAS (7.2K), SATA (7.2K), SAS 512e (15K) Self-Encrypting drives available

Broadcom® 5720 quad-port 1GbE Base-T (no TOE or iSCSI offload)
Intel I350 quad-port 1GbE Base-T (no TOE or iSCSI offload)
Intel X540 dual-port 10GbE Base-T with 2 x 1GbE (FCoE capability enabled on the 10GbE ports)
Broadcom 57800S dual-port 10GbE Base-T with 2 x 1GbE (TOE and iSCSI offload available on 10GbE ports)
Broadcom 57800S dual-port 10GbE SFP+ with 2 x 1GbE (TOE and iSCSI offload available on 10GbE ports)
Broadcom 57840S quad-port 10GbE SFP+ Rack NDC (NPAR1.0, SRIOV, DCB, iSCSI and FCoE offloads and CEM)
Titanium efficiency, hot-plug redundant 750W power supply
Platinum efficiency, hot-plug redundant 750W or 1100W power supplies
Auto-ranging power supplies

More information can be found on the official Dell PowerEdge R820 Specs PDF.

PowerEdge R820

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