Peak performance for HPC, web-tech and infrastructure scale-out.

Powerful and compact 2-socket, 1U rack server

Outstanding performance and configuration flexibility in a short-depth (24”) chassis.


PowerEdge R430 2-socket, 1U rack server

Deliver peak performance

  • Drive powerful performance across a wide range of workloads with the latest Intel Xeon E5-2600 v3 processors
  • Accelerate performance and grow memory capacity over time with 12 DIMM slots and DDR4 memory
  • Boost I/O performance with up to 10 high IOPS HDD and 2 x PCIe 3.0 I/O slots driving 2x data throughput compared to PCIe 2.0

Maximize operational efficiency

  • Accelerate time to production and drive better ROI by automating deployment with iDRAC8 with Lifecycle Controller
  • Save time and free up IT admin energies with intuitive, automated tools for monitoring and update
  • Control energy budgets with highly energy-efficient processors, memory, power supplies and Fresh Air 2.0 capability


Discover greater versatility

  • Deploy powerful performance into space-constrained environments with short-height, short-depth (1u, 24” deep) chassis
  • Harness data explosion with scalable internal storage capacity up to 10 x 2.5” HDD
  • Adapt flexibly to changing workload conditions with an expandable platform ready for virtualization and HA clustering
Tech Specs
FeaturePowerEdge R430 technical specification

Form factor

1U rack server


Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v3 product family
Processor sockets: 2
Chipset: C610
Internal interconnect: Up to 9.6GT/s
Cache: 2.5MB per core; core options: 6, 8, 10, 12, 16


DDR4 DIMMs at up to 2133MT/s
12 DIMM slots: 2GB/4GB/8GB/16GB/32GB

I/O slots

2 PCIe 3.0


SAS, SATA, nearline SAS, SSD
Multiple R430 chassis available:
10 x 2.5” hot-plug drives
8 x 2.5” hot-plug drives
4 x 3.5” hot-plug drives
4 x 3.5” cabled drives

RAID controllers

Internal controllers: PERC S130 (SW RAID), PERC H330, PERC H730, PERC H730P
External HBAs (RAID): PERC H830


4 x 1GbE LOM; Add-in network interface cards (NICs) and host bus adapters (HBAs)

Power supplies

450W, 550W PSU

Systems management

"Systems management: IPMI 2.0 compliant; Dell OpenManage Essentials; Dell OpenManage Mobile; Dell OpenManage Power Center

Operating systems

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

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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