Powerful, efficient and versatile 1-socket rack server

Entry 1-socket 1U rack server with enhanced high availability and serviceability for SMB and ROBO

Highly attractive as a first server or replacement server for SMB and as an ROBO server for large institutions.


PowerEdge R330 1-socket, 1U entry rack server

Deliver peak performance

  • Accelerate system boot time with up to 2 optional 1.8” SSD drives
  • Drive greater memory performance with 4 x DIMM slots and DDR4 memory
  • Boost data throughput with 2 x PCIe 3.0 slots driving 2x data throughput compared to PCIe 2.0
  • Drive 2x IOPs performance with R330/PERC9 compared to R320/PERC8

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Maximize operational efficiency

  • Deploy smoothly and rapidly with Dell OpenManage systems management solutions
  • Easily monitor system health and behavior with simple, intuitive Dell OpenManage Essentials console
  • Save IT administrator time by automating firmware updates

Discover greater versatility

  • Harness data growth with up to 4 x internal 3.5” cabled or hotplug HDD, or 8 x 2.5” hot-plug HDD
  • Grow memory capacity over time with 4 DIMM slots supporting up to 64GB.
  • Adapt to changing workload conditions with a virtualization-ready server supporting Citrix XenServer, Microsoft® Windows® with Hyper-V®, VMware® vSphere® ESXi®, and Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
Tech Specs
FeaturePowerEdge R330 technical specification

Form factor

1U rack server


1 processor from the following product families:
Intel® Xeon® processor E3-1200 v5 product family
Intel Pentium®
Intel Core i3®


Intel C236


"Architecture: Up to 2133MT/s DDR4 DIMMs
Memory Type: UDIMMs
Memory Module Sockets: 4
Maximum RAM: Up to 64GB"


"1x8 PCIe 3.0 (x16 connector)
1x4 PCIe 3.0 (x8 connector)
1x1 PCIe 3.0 (x1 connector)"

RAID controllers

PERC S130, H330, H730, H830

Drive bays

Up to 4 x 3.5” cabled HDD plus optional 2 x 1.8” SSD cabled
Up to 4 x 3.5” hot-swap HDD
Up to 8 x 2.5” hot-swap HDD
UP to 4 x 2.5” hot-swap HDD (available via hybrid drive carrier)


1.8” SSD, 2.5” SSD SATA, 2.5” SATA 7.2K, 2.5” SAS 15K HDs

Network controller

2 x 1Gb LOM

I/O adapter options

Broadcom dual-port and quad-port 1Gb Base-T adapters
Intel dual and quad-port 1Gb Base-T adapters
Qlogie Quark dual-port 10Gb SFP+ and Base-T adapter
Fibre channel HBAs
Qlogic 8Gb
Emulex® 8Gb

Power supplies

Up to 2 x 350W hot-plug redundant power supplies

Operating systems

Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012 R2 x64
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®
VMware vSphere® ESXi™

Hypervisor support

Microsoft Windows Server (with Hyper-V® enabled)
Citrix® XenServer®
VMware vSphere® ESXi™
Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Systems management

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

Rack support

ReadyRails™ II sliding rails for tool-less mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled mounting in 4-post threaded hole racks, with support for optional tool-less cable management arm


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