14th Generation Dell EMC PowerEdge Rack Server Comparison

Dell EMC PowerEdge rack servers help you build a modern infrastructure that minimizes IT challenges and drives business success. Choose from a complete portfolio of 1-2-and-4 socket rack servers to deliver high core density for your traditional applications, virtualization and cloud-native workloads. Enhanced memory speeds, faster NVMe storage options and BIOS tuning allows you to match performance to your workload for ultimate efficiency.


Rack Servers
Key attributes Dense virtualization Powerful performance and scalability High density compute Powerful performance Extreme acceleration Turbocharge data analytics Scalable storage performance Optimal application performance Enterprise content server Performance and density Balanced and adaptable Scale-out computing Accelerate business growth Compute made simple
Target workloads HPC, Dense VDI and Virtualization SDS, Virtualization and Data Analytics Virtualization, HCI and NFV In-memory databases GPU database acceleration and machine learning Dataintensive workloads, HFT and dense virtualization SDS, service providers, and big data servers VDI and cloud workloads Media streaming and SDS Dense scale-out data center computing and storage Mail messaging and virtualization HPC, web tech and scale-out infrastructure ROBO productivity and dataintensive applications Small business and service provider workloads
Type of processor 2 x 2nd Gen EPYCTM Processors; up to 64 cores per Processor 1 x 2nd Generation AMD EPYCTM Processor; up to 64 cores per Processor 4 x 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors 2 x 2nd Generation Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors 1 x Intel Xeon E-2200, Intel Core i3®, Intel Pentium®, or Intel Celeron® processor
Memory (DDR4 DIMM slots & max) 32 (4TB) 16 (2TB) 48 (15.36TB) 24 (7.68TB) 16 (1TB) 24 (7.68TB) 16 (1TB) 4 (64GB)
Disk drives up to: 8 x 2.5"
4 x 3.5"
12 x 3.5”
8 x 3.5"
8 x 2.5"
4 x 3.5"
24 x 2.5” 32 x 2.5” 26 x 2.5” 32 x 2.5” or
18 x 3.5”
16 x 2.5” or
8 x 3.5”
26 x 3.5” or
16 x 3.5” +
10 x 2.5”2
12 x 2.5” or
4 x 3.5”
14 x 3.5” 10 x 2.5” or
4 x 3.5”
8 x 2.5” or
4 x 3.5”
4 x 2.5”2 or
4 x 3.5”
NVMe drives up to: 12 24 10 12 4 24 N/A 10 N/A 4 N/A
Gen4 PCIe slots up to: 3 2 1 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Gen3 PCIe slots up to: N/A 2 1 13 12 6 8 5 3 5 2 2
Accelerator support up to: 2 x SW 4 x SW; 1 x FPGA 2 x SW N/A 4 x DW GPUs or 4 x DW or 8 x SW FPGAs 2 x DW GPUs or 2 x SW or DW FPGAs 3 x DW or 6 x SW GPUs or 3 x DW or 4 x SW FPGAs N/A 1 x SW GPU or 1 x SW FPGA N/A
Rack height (U) 1 2 1 3 4 2 1 2 1 1
Integrated security: TPM 1.2/2.0 optional, Digitally Signed Firmware, Chassis Intrusion Alert and Secure Boot being standard security on all racks.
Integrated security features such as Silicon Root of Trust, System Lockdown and System Erase come standard on all racks.


Dell EMC Solutions

When you buy a Dell EMC server, you get more than just hardware. You get access to IT solutions end-to-end. Dell and EMC bring together industry-leading expertise into a common platform to help you transform your data center. Dell EMC can deliver PowerEdge technology at any level of integration – from a best-in-breed platform, to a pre-integrated fully turnkey hybrid cloud implementation or any step in-between. Combining the PowerEdge server infrastructure with Dell Services and Financial Solutions allows you to modernize your data center faster, more affordably and with less risk.

OpenManage Systems Management

Increase the productivity, reliability and cost effectiveness of your Dell EMC PowerEdge servers while making your IT operations more efficient as well. Designed for use by today’s IT Professionals, the Dell EMC OpenManage Enterprise console simplifies, intelligently automates and unifies infrastructure management tasks. Though primarily designed to monitor, configure and update tower, rack and modular PowerEdge servers, OpenManage Enterprise also provides end-to-end infrastructure monitoring capabilities for Dell EMC storage and networking devices plus third-party hardware too. Add OpenManage Mobile to enable your IT Pros to receive and take action on both Dell EMC and third-party hardware events anytime, anywhere. OpenManage Integrations enables both hardware and software infrastructure management without leaving third party consoles such as VMware vCenter and Microsoft System Center.

Dell EMC Services

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