Scale-up server with unprecedented density and expandability.

Simplicity. Efficiency. Flexibility.

A dense 4-socket FX modular infrastructure server offering unprecedented density and expandability -- excels at running a wide range of applications and virtualization environments for both midsize and large enterprises.


PowerEdge FC830 server block

More choice, less complexity

  • Have a choice of management styles – rack or blade (CMC) at the server, chassis, or rack level
  • Simplify cabling for densely packed converged servers, with I/O Aggregators
  • Easily and efficiently manage densely consolidated infrastructure with proven advanced management technologies

Right-size your IT

  • Run business-critical apps on infrastructure that scales to handle dynamic transaction volumes
  • Deliver more database transactions in less time for a greater number of concurrent users with enhanced flash storage, and larger memory footprint and bandwidth.
  • Store massive amounts of data on easily expanded, cost-efficient in-server storage.

Fit the infrastructure to the job

  • Expand your virtual environment using the FC830’s large memory footprint and extensive storage resources.
  • Take advantage of the latest technologies to accelerate analysis and respond faster to more customers.
  • Enable flexible virtualization using either SAN storage infrastructure, or virtual storage with a mix of SSDs and HDDs
Tech Specs
FeaturePowerEdge FC830 technical specification

Form factor

Full-width – supports up to 2 sleds per PowerEdge FX2 enclosure


"Intel® Xeon® processor E5-4600 v4 product family[r[Processor sockets: 4


H: 4.03 cm (1.58 in), W: 1.03 cm (4.04 in), D: 5480 cm (18.89 in)


Up to 1.5TB (48 DIMM slots): 4GB/8GB/16GB/32GB DDR4 up to 2133MT/s

I/O mezzanine cards

Access to 4 x PCIe 3.0 (x8) expansion slots, (up to 8 for certain configurations)

RAID controllers

Internal controllers: PERC S130 (SW RAID), PERC H330, PERC H730, PERC H730P

Primary storage

Hot-plug hard drive options: PowerEdge Express Flash NVMe PCIe, SATA HDD/SSD or SAS HDD/SSD; up to 16 x 1.8” SSD or 8 x 2.5”

Optional adapters

Optional NICs and HBAs

Power supplies

Chassis level – PowerEdge FX2 hot-plug PSU: 2000W or 1600W AC in 1+1 redundant or 2+0 non-redundant configurations

Video card

Video type Matrox® G200 (integrated with iDRAC8)
Video memory: 16MB shared with iDRAC8 application memory

Systems management

FX uses Chassis Management Controller (CMC) to manage all resources (server nodes and shared infrastructure) in a single web console. OpenManage portfolio for FX supports local and remote management, consistent with other PowerEdge products. Server nodes each contain proven iDRAC8 with Lifecycle Controller for agent-free, automated systems management.

Supported hypervisors

Optional supported hypervisors: VMware XenServer

Operating systems

"Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Microsoft Windows® HPC Server 2008
Novell® SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
Red Hat? Enterprise Linux
VMware® ESX®"


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