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Dell PowerEdge T420 tower server

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Start building your future with PowerEdge T420, a workhorse tower server engineered to deliver performance, expandability and reliability in a quiet office setting.

Productive performance
Help enhance office productivity with the two-socket PowerEdge™ T420, powered by the Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2400 and E5-2400 v2 product families. Matching the fast and efficient processing with a dense memory footprint enables small and midsize business offices to crunch through critical business applications quickly and efficiently.

Advanced I/O
Improve your I/O capabilities for data intensive tasks through PCIe expansion slots and optional internal GPU acceleration.

Versatile storage
Tailor your storage capacity to fit your needs. The PowerEdge T420 features up to 16 hot-swap drive bays to help maximize data management efficiency.

Designed to grow with you
Implement the T420’s versatile performance and efficient management as an office tower server or mount as a rack server as you grow into larger data centers.

Intelligent systems management
Simplify deploying,updating,monitoring and maintaining your PowerEdge™ servers with the Dell™ OpenManage™ portfolio.

Outstanding efficiency and availability
Help keep your workplace efficient, your operating expenses in check and your workflow secure with the T420’s designed-in reliability, availability and serviceability features.

Flexible deployment
Easily deploy the T420 as an office-environment tower or take advantage of its rack-mount capability to move it into the data center as your business grows.

  • Productive performance
  • Advanced I/O
  • Flexible deployment
  • Outstanding efficiency and availability
  • Intelligent systems management
  • Versatile storage


Intel® Xeon® processor E5-2400 and E5-2400 v2 product families
Processor Sockets
Internal InterconnectIntel QuickPath Interconnect (QPI) link: 6.4GT/s; 7.2GT/s; 8.0 GT/s
Cache2.5MB per core; core options: 4, 6, 8, 10
Operating System
  • Microsoft¬Æ Windows Server¬Æ 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, x64 (includes Hyper-V¬Æ)
  • Novell¬Æ SUSE¬Æ Linux Enterprise Server
  • Red Hat¬Æ Enterprise Linux¬Æ
Virtualization options
  • Citrix¬Æ XenServer¬Æ
  • VMware¬Æ vSphere¬Æ ESXi ‚Ñ¢
  • Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization¬Æ
ChipsetIntel C602
MemoryUp to 384GB (12 DIMM slots) 2GB/4GB/8GB/16GB/32GB DDR3 up to 1600MT/s
Maximum Internal StorageUp to 32TB
Hard Drives
Hot-plug hard drive options
  • 2.5‚Äù SATA, nearline SAS, SAS (15K, 10K), SAS SSD, SATA SSD, SAS 512n (15K)
  • 3.5‚Äù SATA, nearline SAS, SAS (15K)
  • Self-encrypting drives available
Cabled hard drive options 3.5” SATA, nearline SAS, SAS (15K)
Drive BaysChoose from four 3.5” cabled, eight 3.5” hot-plug, or sixteen 2.5” hot-plug drive bays
6 PCIe slots
  • Two x16 slot s with x16 bandwidth, 3.0, full-length, full-height
  • One x8 slot with x4 bandwidth, 3.0, half-length, full-height
  • One x8 slot with x4 bandwidth, 2.0, half-length, full-height
  • One x8 slot with x4 bandwidth, 3.0, full-length, full-height
  • One x8 slot with x1 bandwidth, 2.0, full-length, full-height
RAID Controllers
Internal controllers
  • PERC S110 (SW RAID)
  • PERC H310
  • PERC H710
  • PERC H710P
External HBAs (RAID)PERC H810
External HBAs (non-RAID)
  • 6Gbps SAS HBA
  • Network Controller
  • Embedded NIC:
  • Broadcom¬Æ 5720 GbE Dual Port 1Gb LOM
I/O adapter options
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¬Æ BR1020 Dual Port 10Gb CNA
  • Qlogic¬Æ 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
  • QLogic QLE2460 4Gb Single Port FC HBA
  • QLogic QLE2462 4Gb Dual Port FC HBA
  • QLogic QLE2560 8Gb Single Port FC HBA
  • OLogic QLE2562 8Gb Dual Port FC HBA
  • Emulex¬Æ 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
Power Supply
  • Titanium efficiency, hot-plug, redundant 750W power supply
  • Platinum efficiency, hot-plug redundant 750W or 1100W power supplies
  • Auto-ranging power supplies
AvailabilityOptional high-efficiency, hot-plug, redundant power supplies; hot-plug drive bays; TPM; dual internal SD support; redundant fans; optional bezel; luggage tag; ECC memory; optional interactive LCD screen; extended thermal support; ENERGY STAR® compliant; switch independent partitioning
Form factorTower (5U rackable)
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 (for rackable chassis model only)
  • Management
  • Remote Management:
  • Basic management (default)
  • iDRAC7 with Lifecycle Controller
  • iDRAC7 Express (upgrade option) or iDRAC7 Enterprise (upgrade option)
  • 8GB or 16GB vFlash media (upgrade options)
Systems ManagementIPMI 2.0 compliant
OpenManage‚Ñ¢ Essentials
OpenManage Power Center
Dell OpenManage Connections:
• OpenManage Integration Suite for Microsoft® System Center
• Dell plug-in for VMware® vCenter®
• HP Operations Manager, IBM Tivoli® Netcool®, and CA Network and Systems Management (NSM)
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