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Dell PowerEdge R520 Servers

Dell PowerEdge R520
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Manufacturer: Dell
Brand: PowerEdge
Model: R520

A powerful, 2-socket rack server, the Dell PowerEdge R520 delivers balanced performance and storage expandability for data-intensive applications.
Form Factor 2U rack
Processors Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2400 product family
Processor Sockets 2
Internal interconnect Intel QuickPath Interconnect (QPI) link: 6.4GT/s; 7.2GT/s; 8.0GT/s
Cache 2.5MB per core; core options: 4, 6, 8
Chipset Intel C600 series
Memory Up to 384GB (12 DIMM slots): 2GB/4GB/8GB/16GB/32GB DDR3 up to 1600MT/s
I/O Slots 4 PCIe slots: With two processors:
  • One x16 PCIe slot with x16 bandwidth, 3.0, half-length, half-height
  • One x16 PCIe slot with x8 bandwidth, 3.0, full-length, full-height
  • Two x16 PCIe slots with x8 bandwidth, 3.0, half-length, full-height
  • With one processor:
  • One x8 PCIe slot with x4 bandwidth, 2.0, half-length, half-height
  • One x16 PCIe slot with x8 bandwidth, 3.0, full-length, full-height
  • Two x8 PCIe slots with x4 bandwidth, 3.0, half-length, full-height
RAID Controller Internal controllers: PERC S110 (SW RAID); PERC H310; PERC H710; PERC H710P; External HBAs (RAID): PERC H810; External HBAs (non-RAID): 6Gbps SAS HBA
Drive Bays Up to eight 3.5” or 2.5” hot-plug SAS, SATA or SSD
Maximum Internal Storage Up to 32TB
Hard Drives Hot-plug hard drive options: 2.5” SAS SSD, SATA SSD, SAS (15K, 10K) or 3.5” SAS (15K), nearline SAS (7.2K), SATA (7.2K) Self-encrypting drives available
Embedded NIC Broadcom® 5720 Dual Port 1Gb LOM
I/O adapter options 1Gb Ethernet: Broadcom 5720 Dual Port 1Gb NIC; Broadcom 5720 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 CAN; Qlogic® QLE8262 Dual Port 10Gb DA/SFP+; Broadcom 57810S Dual Port 10Gb Base-T CAN; Broadcom 57810S Dual Port 10Gb DA/SFP+ CAN; 10Gb Ethernet: Intel X520 Dual Port 10Gb DA/SFP+ server adapter; Intel X540 Dual Port 10Gb Base-T adapter; FC16/FC8/FC4 HBA: 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; Qlogic QLE2660 16Gb Single Port FC HBA; Qlogic QLE2662 16Gb 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
Power Auto-ranging Titanium efficiency, hot-plug redundant 750W AC power supply; Auto-ranging Platinum efficiency, hotplug redundant 750W or 495W AC power supply; Auto-ranging Silver efficiency, cabled 550W power supply; 1100W DC power supply
Availability High-efficiency, hot-plug, redundant power supplies; DC power supply; hot-plug hard drives; TPM; dual internal SD support; fan fault tolerance; optional bezel; information tag; ECC memory, interactive LCD screen; ENERGY STAR® compliant; extended power range; switch independent partitioning
Remote Management Basic management (default), iDRAC7 with Lifecycle Controller, iDRAC7 Express (upgrade), iDRAC7 Enterprise (upgrade), 8GB vFlash (upgrade), 16GB vFlash (upgrade)
Systems Management IPMI 2.0 compliant; OpenManage™ Essentials and Dell Management Console; 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 (NSM)
  • Rack Support
  • ReadyRails™ II sliding rails for toolless mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled mounting in 4-post threaded hole racks, with support for optional toolless cable management arm
  • ReadyRails static rails for toolless mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled mounting in 4-post threaded and 2-post (Telco) racks
  • Operating Systems Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012; Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, x64 (includes Hyper-V® v2); Microsoft Windows® Small Business Server 2011; Novell® SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server; Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®; Virtualization options: Citrix® XenServer®; Vmware vSphere® including ESX™ and ESXi™; Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization® For more information on the specific versions and additions, visit

    Dell PowerEdge R520 Server

    Dell PowerEdge R520 Server

    • CPU(s): 2 x Intel E5 Multi Core
    • Memory:12 DIMM Slots (Max 384GB)
    • RAID:PERC H310, PERC H710 512MB NV, PERC H710p 1GB NV
    • HDD: 3.5" Hot Swap SAS, SATA and Near Line SAS
    • RISER:4 PCIe Slots (3 Full Height, 1 Half Height)
    • Power:495W, 750W or 1100W Hot Swap Redundant
    • Condition:  Refurbished
    • Starting at $1,399.00
    • was $1,799.00
    • save $400.00
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