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PowerEdge R320 rack server

PowerEdge R320 rack server
Strong performance and scalability

Experience enterprise-class features in the rack-optimized 1U PowerEdge™ R320 server — ideal for your core business applications.

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Processor Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2400 and E5-2400 v2 product families
Intel Xeon processor E5-1410
Intel Pentium® processor 1400 product family
Processor sockets 1
Cache 2.5MB per core; core options: 4, 6, 8, 10
Internal interconnect Intel DMI 2.0
Operating System
Operating System Microsoft® Windows Server® 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Essentials
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, x64 (includes Hyper-V®)
Novell® SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux®
Virtualization options Citrix® XenServer®
VMware® vSphere® ESXi ™
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization®
Intel C602
Up to 192GB (6 DIMM slots) 2GB/4GB/8GB/16GB/32GB DDR3 up to 1600MT/s
Maximum internal storage Up to 16TB
Hard drives / Hot-plug hard drive options 2.5” SATA, nearline SAS, SAS (15K, 10K), SAS SSD, SATA SSD, SAS 512n (15K)
3.5” SATA, nearline SAS, SAS (15K)
Cabled hard drive options 3.5” SATA, nearline SAS, SAS (15K)
Self-encrypting drives available
Drive Bays
Up to eight 2.5” hot-plug SAS, SATA or SSD
Up to four 3.5" hot-plug SAS, SATA or SSD
2 PCIe slots One x8 PCIe slot with x4 bandwidth, half-length, half-height
One x16 PCIe slot with x16 bandwidth, half-length, full-height
RAID Controllers
Internal controllers PERC S110 (SW RAID)
External HBAs (RAID) PERC H810
External HBAs (non-RAID) 6Gbps SAS HBA
Network Controller
Embedded NIC Broadcom® 5720 Dual Port 1Gb LOM
1Gb Ethernet Broadcom 5720 Dual Port 1Gb NIC
Broadcom 5719 Quad Port 1Gb NIC
Intel I350 Dual Port 1Gb stand-up adapter
Intel I350 Quad Port 1Gb stand-up adapter
10Gb Converged Ethernet Brocade® BR1020 Dual Port 10Gb CNA
QLogic® QLE8262 Dual Port 10Gb DA/SFP+
Broadcom 57810S Dual Port 10Gb Base-T CNA
Broadcom 57810S Dual Port 10Gb DA/SFP+ CNA
10Gb Ethernet Intel X520 Dual Port 10Gb DA/SFP+ server adapter
Intel X540 Dual Port 10Gb Base-T adapter
FC8/FC4 HBA QLogic QLE2460 4Gb Single Port FC HBA
QLogic QLE2462 4Gb Dual Port FC HBA
QLogic QLE2560 8Gb Single Port FC HBA
QLogic QLE2562 8Gb Dual Port FC HBA
Emulex® LPe-12000-E 8Gb Single Port FC HBA
Emulex LPe-12002-E 8Gb Dual Port FC HBA
Brocade 815 8Gb Single Port FC HBA
Brocade 825 8Gb Dual Port FC HBA
Platinum efficiency, hot-plug, redundant 350W power supply
Bronze efficiency, cabled 350W power supply
Auto-ranging power supplies
High-efficiency, hot-plug, redundant power supplies; hot-plug hard drives; TPM; dual internal SD support; fan fault tolerance; optional bezel; luggage tag; ECC memory, interactive LCD screen; ENERGY STAR® compliant
Form factor 1U rack

Key Features

Strong performance and density

Deliver the right combination of performance, availability and power efficiency in a dense, 1-socket, 1U chassis with the next-generation PowerEdge R320.

Powerful processing

Experience high-level productivity with the value-packed PowerEdge R320. Powered by the latest Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2400 and E5-2400 product families and paired with six DIMMs of memory, the R320 compact one-socket design can support core business applications and virtualized environments with the right combination of performance, availability features, and scalability.

Performance processor technology:
Up to ten cores per processor
2.5MB cache per core
Memory RAS

High-density memory footprint:
Up to six DIMMs
High-performance DDR3 memory with up to 1600MT/s
Up to 192GB1 total memory capacity PowerEdge R320 Server

1 GB means 1 billion bytes and TB equals 1 trillion bytes; actual capacity varies with preloaded material and operating environment and will be less.

Impressive I/O capabilities

Combine memory density and increased local storage capacity with flexible I/O bandwidth to support a wide range of business applications and virtualized environments.

Integrated PCIe 3.0 capable expansion slots (up to two PCIe slots)
Advanced network options that include multiple third-party brands and adapter types for 10GbE NIC, 10GbE FCoE and Fiber Channel 8Gb HBA

Versatile storage options

Configure your storage options to suit your needs. The PowerEdge R320 enables you to tailor your local storage configuration to meet the specific needs of your application or usage.

Up to eight 2.5” hot-swap drives (SATA, near line SAS, SAS and SSD) or up to four 3.5” hot-swap or cabled drives (SATA, near line SAS or SAS), or four 2.5” hot-swap drives (SAS or SSD through hybrid kit)
Up to 16TB1 maximum internal storage capacity
Self-encrypting drives available
Hardware and software RAID options

PowerEdge R320 Server
1 GB means 1 billion bytes and TB equals 1 trillion bytes; actual capacity varies with preloaded material and operating environment and will be less

Operational efficiency

Experience enterprise-class reliability, security and availability with the rack-optimized 1U PowerEdge R320 server – ideal for powering your core business applications.

Strong performance and flexibility

Experience the outstanding performance, configuration flexibility and straightforward systems management capability of the PowerEdge R320 that make it a great choice for the following uses:

Running dedicated business applications
Web server
File and print
Small-scale consolidation and virtualization
Departmental email
Remote and branch office workgroup collaboration

Intuitive systems management

Simplify deploying, updating, monitoring and maintaining your PowerEdge servers with the Dell OpenManage portfolio, which includes:

Dell’s exclusive Integrated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC7) with Lifecycle Controller
Options for iDRAC7 Express and iDRAC7 Enterprise
Physical, virtual, local and remote management capabilities
In-band or out-of-band control, with or without a systems management software agent
Optional 8GB1 or 16GB1 vFlash media upgrade
OpenManage Power Center to help tighten control over power and cooling costs

The Dell OpenManage portfolio also integrates and connects to leading third-party systems management solutions that you may already use, allowing you to maintain a single point of control and capitalize on your existing investments

Outstanding server reliability

Take advantage of PowerEdge RAS features that help ensure efficient, uninterrupted service from your R320 server.

Platinum-efficiency, hot-swap redundant power supplies
Hot-swap storage
Memory RAS features
Fault-tolerant fans
Dual SD cards for failsafe virtualization with redundant embedded hypervisors
Built-in security with options for higher levels of security
Innovative automation for parts replacement

The new generation PowerEdge experience

Make IT the engine for your business success. The newest generation PowerEdge family is engineered with the right combination of features and performance scalability to handle tough workloads for both large and small data center environments.

Improve operational efficiency with enhanced systems management

Streamline operations and help boost productivity to get the most out of every dollar spent. Manage your Dell PowerEdge servers in complex IT environments by automating the most essential server lifecycle management tasks: deploy, update, monitor and maintain. For more information, visit dell.com/openmanage.

Global Services and Support

Dell Services can help reduce IT complexity, lower costs and eliminate inefficiencies by making IT and business solutions work harder for you. The Dell Services team takes a holistic view of your needs and designs solutions for your environment and business objectives while using established delivery methods, local talent and in-depth domain knowledge to help you lower your total cost of ownership.

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