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PowerEdge R730 server

Performance 2-socket, 2U rack server with tremendous flexibility for data centers. Performs well in demanding environments, including cloud, virtualization, web tech and HPC. With a 2-GPU option, the R730 is also well suited for medical imaging.

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PowerEdge R730 rack server

Overview

  • Mainstream 2-soclet, 2U rack server that delivers tremendous functional flexibility to a data center
  • Combination of powerful processors, large memory and very fast storage give the R730 versatility to perform well in a number of demanding environments

Targeted workloads

  • Best-in-class virtualization, cloud applications, web tech, HPC, XaaS providers, VDI, medical imaging
  • Excellent desktop virtualization server with I/O optimized for VDI scalability
  • Superior medical imaging and VDI solution with balanced performance, extensive storage and two double-width GPU capacity for rendering

Benefits

  • Best scalability for VDI with optimized I/O
  • Delivers incredible density and high reliability
  • Easy life cycle manageability with intuitive management tools
Tech Specs
FeaturePowerEdge R730 technical specification

Form factor

2U rack

Processor

Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4 product family

Processor sockets

2

Dimensions

H: 8.73 cm (3.44 in.) x W: 44.40 cm (17.49 in.) x D: 68.40 cm (26.92 in.)

Cache

2.5MB per core; core options: 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 22

Chipset

Intel C610 series chipset

Memory1

Up to 1.5TB (24 DIMM slots): 4GB/8GB/16GB/32GB/64GB DDR4 up to 2400MT/s

I/O slots

Up to 7 x PCIe 3.0 plus dedicated PERC slot

RAID controllers

Internal controllers: PERC S130 (SW RAID), PERC H330, PERC H730, PERC H730P
External HBAs (RAID): PERC H830
External HBAs (non-RAID): 12Gbps SAS

Drive bays

Internal hard drive bay and hot-plug backplane:
Up to 16 x 2.5” HDD: SAS, SATA, nearline SAS SSD: SAS, SATA
Up to 8 x 3.5” HDD: SAS, SATA, nearline SAS SSD: SAS, SATA

Embedded NIC

4 x 1GbE, 2 x 10+2GbE, 4 x 10GbE NDC

Power supplies

Titanium efficiency 750W AC power supply; 1100W DC power supply; Platinum efficiency 495W, 750W, 1100W AC power supply

Availability

ECC memory, hot-plug hard drives, hot-plug redundant cooling, hot-plug redundant power, internal dual SD module, single device data correction (SDDC), spare rank, tool-less chassis, support for high availability clustering and virtualization, proactive systems management alerts, iDRAC8 with Lifecycle Controller

Remote management

"iDRAC8 with Lifecycle Controller, iDRAC8 Express (default), iDRAC8 Enterprise (upgrade)

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™

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.

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®
Optional embedded hypervisors:
Citrix® XenServer®
VMware vSphere® ESXi™
Microsoft Windows Server 2012, includes Hyper-V"

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PowerEdge R730xd server

Performance 2-socket, 2U rack server designed for the scale-out storage efficiency demanded by today’s XaaS providers, Hadoop/Big Data users and co-location hosting. The PowerEdge R730xd optionally offers in-box storage tiering with applications such as Microsoft® Storage Spaces.

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PowerEdge R730xd rack server

Overview

  • Mainstream 2-socket, 2U rack server that offers highly dense, flexible storage options,  including in-box storage tiering
  • Designed for the scale-out storage efficiency demanded by today’s XaaS providers, Hadoop/Big Data users and co-location hosting
  • Offers industry-leading cost-effective 100TB storage footprint for future scale-out

Targeted workloads

  • Great database server with 1M+ IOPS in a 24 drive, dual-PERC configuration
  • Best NAS/file server with integrated caching/tiering capabilities
  • Excellent UCC, SharePoint and Exchange server in low-cost, high-capacity local drive configurations

Benefits

  • Best scale-out storage
  • Best $/GB in a 2U form factor
  • Easy life cycle manageability with intuitive management tools
Tech Specs
FeaturePowerEdge R730xd technical specification

Form factor

2U rack

Processor

Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2600 v4 product family

Dimensions

H: 8.73 cm (3.44 in.) x W: 44.40 cm (17.49 in.) x D: 68.40 cm (26.92 in.)

Cache

2.5MB per core; core options: 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 22

Chipset

Intel C610 series chipset

Memory

Up to 768GB (24 DIMM slots): 4GB/8GB/16GB/32GB/64GB DDR4 up to 2400MT/s

I/O slots

Up to 6 x PCIe 3.0 plus dedicated PERC slot

RAID controllers

Internal controllers: PERC S130 (SW RAID), PERC H330, PERC H730, PERC H730P
External HBAs (RAID): PERC H830
External HBAs (non-RAID): 12Gbps SAS HBAS HBA

Drive bays

internal hard drive bay and hot-plug backplane:
Up to 18 x 1.8” SSD: SATA
Up to 24 x 2.5” + 2 x 2.5” HDD: SAS, SATA, NL-SAS; SSD: SAS, SATA, up to 4 NVMe Express Flash PCIe
Up to 16 x 3.5” + 2 x 2.5” HDD: SAS, SATA, NL-SAS; SSD: SAS, SATA

Embedded NIC

4 x 1GbE, 2 x 10+2GbE, 4 x 10GbE NDC

Power supplies

Titanium efficiency 750W AC power supply; 1100W DC power supply; Platinum efficiency 495W, 750W, 1100W AC power supply

Availability

ECC memory, hot-plug hard drives, hot-plug redundant cooling, hot-plug redundant power, internal dual SD module, single device data correction (SDDC), spare rank, tool-less chassis, support for high availability clustering and virtualization, proactive systems management alerts, iDRAC8 with Lifecycle Controller

Remote management

iDRAC8 with Lifecycle Controller, iDRAC8 Express (default), iDRAC8 Enterprise (upgrade), 8GB vFlash media (upgrade), 16GB vFlash media (upgrade)

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 Network and Systems Management, Dell OpenManage Plug-in for Oracle® Database Manager

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.

Operating systems

Microsoft Windows Server® 2008/2012 SP2, x86/x64
Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2012 R2, x64
Novell® SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux
Optional embedded hypervisors:
Citrix® XenServer®
VMware vSphere® ESXi™
Microsoft Windows Server 2012

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