Flexible, scale-out cloud and HPC solutions

PowerEdge C6420

Ideal for high-performance hyperscale workloads


PowerEdge C6420


  • High-performance computing, in a compact 2U 4 node form factor, optimized for maximum density, scalability, and energy efficiency
  • Optimized compute, processors, memory and higher power efficiency with Direct Liquid Cooling
  • Proven reliability, with high density and scalability for maximum performance per U
  • Maximum platform flexibility for multitude of use cases
  • Cutting edge storage and I/O capabilities
  • Simplified, efficient systems management; iDRAC 9 further maximizes productivity and efficiency

Automate Productivity

  • Get up to 4x performance improvement with common management tasks with iDRAC9’s new dual-core ARM processor (compared with iDRAC8)
  • Use the same next-generation of embedded automation to standardize BIOS and secure boot configuration, firmware updates, server asset inventory, health monitoring, and power/reset control across all PowerEdge servers
  • Proactive automated support embedded resolves issues up to 90% faster

Comprehensive Security

  • Fully signed firmware updates; embedded trust only allows authenticated code to run
  • Security lockdown that protects your server configuration and firmware (BIOS, iDRAC, & RAID) from malicious changes
  • Secure instant erase for HDDs, SSDs, NVMs
  • New, more secure unique default password
  • Redfish, new REST-based management API, is more secure and scalable than legacy IPM
FeaturePowerEdge C6420 Technical Specifications


Up to two Intel® Xeon® Scalable processors including integrated Omni-Path fabric processors; up to 205W processors and 28 cores per processor

Operating System

Canonical® Ubuntu® LTS

Citrix® XenServer®

Microsoft Windows Server® with Hyper-V Red Hat® Enterprise Linux

SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server VMware® ESXi


16 DIMM slots for up to 512GB per sled, 8GB/16GB/32GB DDR4 2666MT/s RDIMMs ECC Registered DDR4

Drive Bays


300/600/900GB 2.5" 15K 12Gb SAS Drives

600GB/1.2TB/1.8TB 2.5" 10K 12Gb SAS Drives

1TB/2TB 2.5" 7.2K 12Gb SAS Drives

1TB/2TB/4TB/8TB/10TB 3.5" 7.2K 12Gb SAS/ 6Gbps SATA Drives


120GB 2.5" 6Gbps SATA Boot SSD

480GB/960GB/1.92TB/3.84TB 6Gbps SATA Read Intensive SSDs

960GB/1.92TB/3.84TB 12Gbps SAS Read Intensive SSDs

240GB/480GB/960GB/1.92TB 6Gbps SATA Mixed Use SSDs

400GB/480GB/960GB/1.6TB/1.92TB 12Gbps SAS Mixed Used SSDs

400GB/800GB 12Gbps SAS Write Intensive SSDs


1.2TB 2.5" 10K 12Gb SAS FIPS-140 SED

2TB 2.5" 7.2K 12Gb SAS FIPS-140 SED

4TB/8TB 12Gbps SAS FIPS-140 SED


800GB/1.6TB Mixed Use 2.5” NVMe SSDs and PCIe adapter cards

RAID Controllers

S140 Software RAID with Intel C620 Chipset SATA controller (RAID 0, 1, 5, 10)

RAID using PERC H330 Mezzanine (RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, 50)

PERC H730p Mezzanine (RAID 0, 1, 5, 6, 10, 50, 60)

Non RAID: HBA330 Mezzanine, 12Gbps SAS LP PCIe HBA

Data Protection Features

Drift Detection, BIOS and OS Recovery, Active Directory/LDAP, two-factor authentication (TFA), SSH with Public Key Authentication (PKA), TLS 1.2, SNMP v3, Self-Encrypting and Instant Secure Erase (ISE) Drives

Secure Boot

System Lockdown

Secure erase


Dual Hot-plug redundant and non-redundant 1600W AC Power Supply

Dual Hot-plug redundant 2000W and 2400W AC Power Supply

Cooling options: Air Cooling, Direct Liquid Cooling (DLC)


2RU (LxWxD): 86.8mm x 448mm x 790mm


BMC with virtual Media and Console (default) iDRAC 9 Enterprise


OpenManage Enterprise

OpenManage Mobile

OpenManage Power Center


OpenManage Integrations: Microsoft® System Center, VMware® vCenter™, BMC Software

OpenManage Connections: Nagios & Nagios XI, Oracle Enterprise Manager, HP Operations Manager, IBM Tivoli Netcool/OMNIbus, IBM Tivoli® Network Manager, CA Network and Systems Management


Rear ports: 2 x USB 3.0 ports, 1 Micro USB port for iDRAC Direct

One x16 PCIe Gen3 riser (low profile, half height and half length)

One x8 PCIe Gen3 Mezzanine (for storage controller)

One x16 PCIe Gen3 OCP Mezzanine (for network controller)


PowerEdge C6320

Greater performance and improved energy efficiency with optimized compute, processors and memory


PowerEdge C6320

Optimized for HPC

High-performance computing workloads such as scientific simulations, seismic processing and data analytics rely on compute performance, memory bandwidth and overall server efficiency to reduce processing time and data center costs.The PowerEdge C6320 provides an optimized compute and storage platform for HPC and scale-out workloads with up to four independent two-socket servers with flexible 24 x 2.5” or 12 x 3.5” high-capacity storage in a compact 2U shared infrastructure platform.

  • Up to 44 cores per node, dynamic drive assignment, dual-port Intel 82559ES 10GbE LOM, and embedded
    systems management automation with the iDRAC8 with Lifecycle Controller.


Ideal balance of compute, memory, local storage and management automation

With increased core counts of up to 50% over prior E5-2600 v2 models. C6320 supports up to 512GB of memory per server node for a total of 2TB of memory in a highly dense, modular 2U solution.

  • Up to two 22-core Intel Xeon E5-2600 v4 processors per node
  • Up to 144 cores per chassis
  • 16x DDR4 memory up to 512GB

Leverages the scale and cost efficiencies of iDRAC8 with Lifecycle Controller for intelligent management and configuration automation for hyper-converged solutions and appliances.

  • iDRAC8 with LifeCycle Controller
  • Intelligent systems management
  • Integration into management consoles
  • IPMI 2.0

Flexibly mix workloads in one chassis

Numerous options for compute, storage and connectivity in one shared infrastructure 2U chassis provide flexibility to configure servers for your scale-out workload requirements.

  • Up to 44 cores per node, up to 2133MT/s memory bandwidth and dynamic drive assignment
  • Up to 24 x 2.5” or 12 x 3.5” drives with multiple SATA, SAS and SSD options for up to 72TB of local storage capacity
  • Expander backplane option, dynamic drive assignment for 2.5” drives provide even more flexibility by zoning any number of drives to each node, giving nodes additional or fewer storage resources as workloads demand
  • x8 PCIe 3.0 mezzanine slot in each node supports a variety of options for 1Gb and 10GbE, Mellanox® InfiniBand®, or additional drive controllers while the x16 PCIe 3.0 slot adds even more flexibility.


Tech Specs
FeaturePowerEdge C6320 technical specification

Form factor

2U rack server


"Intel Xeon processor E5-2600 v4 product family
Up to 4 x 2-socket servers;4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18,20, 22 cores per processor
Chipset: Intel C612"


16 DIMM slots for up to 512GB per node: 8GB/16GB/32GB DDR4 DIMMs
(Up to 2400MT/s)

Primary storage

Maximum internal storage: 72TB SATA3 or nearline 48TB SAS

Drive bays and hard drives

24 x 2.5” or 12 x 3.5” hard drive options:
Supports 7.2K, 10K, 15K RPM 2.5”/3.5” SAS
Supports 7.2K RPM 2.5”/3.5” SATA


Intel 82599ES 10GbE dual-port SFP+

USB ports

External rear port

I/O slots

"1 x16 PCIe 3.0 half-height, half-length
1 x8 PCIe 3.0 mezzanine"

I/O adapter options

Intel Powerville I350 dual-port 1GbE (PCIe adapter)
Intel Powerville I350 dual-port 1GbE PCIe (mezzanine)
Mellanox ConnectX-3 Pro dual-port 10GbE SVP+ (mezzanine)
Intel X540 Dual Port 10GbE 10Base-T (mezzanine)
Mellanox ConnectX3 Pro dual-port SFP+ (mezzanine)
Mellanox ConnectX-3 VPI single-port FDR/40GbE QSVP+ (PCIe adapter)
Mellanox ConnectX-3 VPI dual-port FDR/40GbE QSVP+ (PCIe adapter)
Mellanox ConnectX-3 VPI single-port FDR/40GbE QSVP+ (mezzanine)"

"Drive and RAID controllers"

"Intel C612 chipset SATA: AHCI SATA drives RAID: 0, 1,5,10
PERC H330: SATA and SAS drives, x8 PCIe 3,0 RAID: 0, 1,5,10, 50 (optional)
PERC 7H730: SATA and SAS drives, x8 PCIe 3,0 RAID: 0, 1,5,10, 50, 60 (optional)
LSI® SAS 2008 Controller 6Gbs: mezzanine (optional)
RAID: 0, 1, 10, JBOD (optional)
SATA DOM boot device (64Mb)"

Power supplies

Dual hot-plug redundant high-efficiency 1400W or 1600W power supplies (200-220 VAC, 240VDC)


Shared cooling with quick-disconnect 4x 60mm speed fans

Operating systems

Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Novell® SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®


Microsoft Windows Server 2012 (with Hyper-V® enabled)
VMware® vSphere® ESXi®

Systems management

"Remote management:
iDRAC8 with Lifecycle Controller
iDRAC8 Express (default)
iDRAC8 Enterprise (upgrade option)
Systems management:
IPMI 2.0 compliant
Dell OpenManage Essentials
Dell OpenManage Mobile"

Dimensions and weight

H: 8.68 cm (3.42 in), W: 44.8 cm (17.6 in), D: 79.0 cm (31.1 in)
Weight (maximum configuration) 41 kg (90.4 lbs)
Weight (empty) 15.1 kg (33.3 lbs)"


PowerEdge C4140

Meet the demands of cognitive computing workloads with a dense, accelerator-optimized 1U server


PowerEdge C4140

Flexible accelerator technology

  • Features the latest generation of Intel® Xeon® SP family processors at 165W thermal design power (TDP)
  • Expands your choices in accelerator technology: first platform from Dell EMC to run a combination of GPU/FPGA/NVMe on the same platform
  • Supports up to 300W per accelerator card

Designed to meet demand

Give challenging cognitive computing workloads what they need with this high-density, accelerator-optimized server. Speed your applications with up to four GPUs/FPGAs in a 1U, 2-socket package.

Ideal for:

  • Big data analytics
  • Financial risk modeling
  • High-frequency trading (HFT)
  • Artificial intelligence (AI)
  • Machine learning
  • Deep learning
  • High-performance technical computing

PowerEdge C4130

Delivers industry-leading compute density with an extremely flexible and balanced architecture


PowerEdge C4130

Deliver peak performance

  • Get results faster with greater precision by combining up to two Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v4 processors and up to four 300W dual-width PCIe accelerators in each C4130 server.
  • Support for an array of NVIDIA® Tesla™ GPUs and Intel Xeon Phi™ coprocessors along with up to 1TB of DDR4 memory for ultimate control in matching server architecture to your specific performance requirements.

Discover greater versatility

  • Enable extreme I/O flexibility for workload optimization with up to two PCIe 3.0 expansion slots and an optional 96-lane PCIe 3.0 switch that allows accelerators to be pooled across processors.
  • Support for InfiniBand® FDR and NVIDIA GPUDIRECT™ lets you tune data throughput and reduce latency according to your demands.
  • Future support for InfiniBand EDR further protects your IT investment and reduces your total cost of ownership


Maximize operational efficiency

  • Optimize data center energy use with granular control of power and cooling using intuitive management tools that improve IT productivity
  • Drastically cut time spent on deployment and support tasks.
  • Fault-tolerant cooling and redundant power supply options further increase server uptime and reduce costly interruptions for mission-critical applications.
Tech Specs
FeaturePowerEdge C4130 technical specification

Form factor

1U rack server


Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4 product family, 2 sockets, C612 series chipset, internal interconnect up to 9.6GT/s


DDR4 DIMMs at up to 2400MT/s; 16 DIMM slots: 4GB/8GB/16GB/32GB/64GB

Supported GPUs

NVIDIA Tesla K40, K80, M60

Network controller

2 x 1GbE LOM

I/O slots

Up to 2x PCIe 3.0 low-profile adapters (back) Support for InfiniBand® EDR, FDR and NVIDIA® GPUDIRECT
Optional 96-lane PCIe 3.0 switch for certain accelerator configurations 4 x16 PCIe slots (front) for the GPU


Up to 2 x 1.8” SATA SSD boot drives Optional data drive tray supports up to 4 x 2.5” SAS/SATA drives Optional 12Gb/s SAS and 6Gb/s SATA (with PERC9 card)

RAID controller

Optional internal controller: PERC H330, H730, H730P and H810

Power supplies

1100W, 1600W, 2000W hot-plug power supply unit (PSU) Redundant PSU (1+1) option available

Systems management

Systems management: IPMI 2.0 compliant; Dell OpenManage Essentials; Dell OpenManage Mobile; Dell OpenManage Power Center
Remote management: iDRAC8 with Lifecycle Controller, iDRAC8 Express (default), iDRAC8 Enterprise (upgrade) 8GB vFlash media (upgrade), 16GB vFlash media (upgrade) iDRAC Quick Sync
Dell OpenManage Integrations: • Dell OpenManage Integration Suite for Microsoft® System Center
Dell OpenManage Connections: • HP Operations Manager, IBM Tivoli® Netcool® and CA Network and Systems Management • Dell OpenManage Plug-in for Oracle® Database Manager

Operating systems

Microsoft Windows Server 2012; Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2; Novell SUSE; Linux Enterprise Server; Citrix XenServer; Red Hat Enterprise Linux; VMware ESX;


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