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Refurbished Dell Servers

Dell PowerEdge R420

12th Generation | 1U Rack Mount

Refurbished Dell PowerEdge R420 ServersRefurbished Dell PowerEdge R420 Servers

Tailor specific configurations to your applications and user requirements with the cost-effective, next generation PowerEdge R420. The Dell PowerEdge R420 is a 2-socket,1U rack-mount server offering an aggressive entry-price point combined with internal expandability, enabling configurations tobe tailored to specific workloads and user requirements, and supporting growth through the life of the server. The PowerEdge R420 is an excellent fit specializing in departmental email, workgroup collaboration, web hosting, e-commerce andfile and print in space-constrained environment sand in departmental or remote sites of large businesses and public organizations. This 1U server is designed for space-constrained rack infrastructure enviroments where the need for computational performance is at a premium.

Helpful features include:

  • Extensive Performance - Featureing two Intel® Xeon® E5-2400 processors. The R420 complements its processors with 12 DIMMs and two PCI Express(PCIe) 3.0-enabled expansion slots, providing a substantial memory footprint and wide I/O bandwidth to support both memory-intensive and data-intensive applications and databases.
  • Protect Your Workloads - The R420 offers dual SD media making your hypervisors redundant and fail safe. Other reliability and availability features include up to four 3.5-inch or eight 2.5-inch hot-plug hard drives, both hardware and softwar eRAID options, and redundant, hot-plug power supplies.
  • Right Sized Computing- Put the PowerEdge R420 to work for you where opportunities abound for a 1U rack-optimized server. An excellent fit for small and medium businesses with low noise levels, it is equally capable for high-density computing, with the performance and power efficiency required for virtualization or high performance computing.
Dell PowerEdge R420
Technical Specifications
Form Factor:
1U Rackmount Server
Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2400 product family

Processor Socket: 2

Internal Interconnect: Intel QuickPath Interconnect (QPI) link: 6.4GT/s; 7.2GT/s; 8.0 GT/s

Cache: 2.5MB per core; core options: 4, 6, 8
Intel C602
Up to 384GB (12 DIMM slots) 2GB/4GB/8GB/16GB/32GB DDR3 up to 1600M T/s
I/O channels:
2 PCIe slots:

With two processors:
One x16 PCIe slot with x16 bandwidth, half-length, half-height
One x16 PCIe slot with x16 bandwidth, half-length, full-height

With one processor:
One x8 PCIe slot with x4 bandwidth, half-length, half-height
One x16 PCIe slot with x16 bandwidth, half-length, full-height
Remote Managment:
Basic management (default)
iDRAC7 with Lifecycle Controller
iDRAC7 Express (upgrade)
iDRAC7 Enterprise (upgrade) 8GB vFlash media (upgrade)
16GB vFlash media (upgrade)

System Managment:
IPMI 2.0 compliant
Dell OpenManage™ Essentials and Dell Management Console
Dell OpenManage Power Center
Dell OpenManage Connections:
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 eight 2.5" hot-plug SSD, SAS, or SATA or up to four 3.5" hot-plug SAS, SATA, or SSD
Maximum Internal Storage:
Hard Drives:
Hot-plug hard drive options:
2.5" SATA, nearline SAS, SAS (15K, 10K), SAS SSD, SATA SSD
3.5" SATA, nearline SAS, SAS (15K)
Self-encrypting drives available

Cabled hard drive options:
3.5" SATA, nearline SAS, SAS (15K)
Embedded NIC:
Broadcom® 5720 Dual Port 1Gb LOM

I/O adapter options:

1Gb Ethernet:
Broadcom 5720 Dual Port 1Gb NIC
Broadcom 5719 Quad Port 1Gb NIC
Intel I350 Dual Port 1Gb stand-up adapter
Intel I350 Quad Port 1Gb stand-up adapter

10Gb Converged Ethernet:
Brocade® BR1020 Dual Port 10Gb CNA
QLogic® QLE8262 Dual Port 10Gb DA/SFP+
Broadcom 57810S Dual Port 10Gb Base-T CNA
Broadcom 57810S Dual Port 10Gb DA/SFP+ CNA

10Gb Ethernet:
Intel X520 Dual Port 10Gb DA/SFP+ server adapter
Intel X540 Dual Port 10Gb Base-T adapter

QLogic QLE2460 4Gb Single Port FC HBA
QLogic QLE2462 4Gb Dual Port FC HBA
QLogic QLE2560 8Gb Single Port FC HBA
QLogic QLE2562 8Gb Dual Port FC HBA
Emulex® LPe-12000-E 8Gb Single Port FC HBA
Emulex LPe-12002-E 8Gb Dual Port FC HBA
Brocade 815 8Gb Single Port FC HBA
Brocade 825 8Gb Dual Port FC HBA
Platinum efficiency 550W and 350W power supplies
Silver efficiency cabled 550W power supply
Auto-ranging power supplies

More information can be found on the official Dell PowerEdge R420 Specs PDF.

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