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Dell PowerEdge FM120x4 Microserver

CTO Servers
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Supports up to (4) Processor

Intel Atom C2000


Supports (2) DIMM's per CPU (8 DIMM's Total)

HDD (2.5") SATA SFF Drives (Optional)

Supports up to (4) Drives

SSD (2.5") SATA SFF Drives (Optional)

Supports up to (4) Drives

SSD (1.8") SATA Drives (Optional)

Supports up to (8) Drives

Integreated Dell Remote Access Controller (iDRAC)8 (Optional)

Trusted Platform Module 1.2 (Optional)

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World’s first enterprise class microserver

The PowerEdge FM120x4 block runs the low power Intel® Atom™ C2000 processors . Its System on a Chip (SoC) design lets it pack 4 processors in each half width sled, providing a high density, low cost solution, ideal for web serving and dedicated hosting.

Dell PowerEdge FX Architecture

Each Node (Per CPU):

  • 2 UDIMMs
  • 1x 2.5” or 2x 1.8”
  • 2x 1GE (2:1 aggregation)
  • iDRAC
  Web services 
  • Get quick response for web services even in spiky demand periods
  • Save cost on real-time scheduling services with impressive performance per dollar
  • Save energy costs on front-end web servicing with great performance per watt.

Dedicated Hosting 

  • Host more clients in less space with the FM120’s higher density
  • Offer lower entry cost for hosted clients.
  • Provide higher availability (smaller failure domains) for Xaas infrastructure services

Light Analytics 

  • Get fast, highly available distributed processing for non-time-critical analysis
  • Off load non-time-critical analysis to cost saving, low power solution


  • Processor: 1S Intel® Atom™ C2000 processor (SoC) 2/4/8 core options
  • Memory: Up to 2 DIMMs of memory/server
  • Storage:4 X 1.8” SATA SSD/server or 8 X 2.5” HDD/SSD/server
  • Networking: 1Gb NIC on the chip
  • IO Expansion: No PCIe support
  • 2U Capacities: 
    • Up to 4 half-width FM120s/2U
    • 16 microservers/2U
    • 128 cores/2U
    • 32 DIMMs/2U
    • 32 x 1.8” SSDs/2U
    • Management: iDRAC8 Enterprise w/LC
    • Choice of chassis or server level management
    • Optional dual SD cards for redundant hypervisor

Energy Savings and Density for Light Workloads

  • Density and energy efficiency in small bite size
  • Ideal for web servers, light data analytics and hosting
  • Low acquisition cost & easy scalability
  • Independent management of each server

Hot swap power supplies 2x 1100 1GE pass through module

The FM120 has processor and NIC integrated on a single server chip and each server associated with a one 2.5” or 2 1.8” drives and 2 U-DIMMs 1 2 3 4 HDD DIMMs processor Dell brings its leadership expertise in single socket servers, like the R210 and the R310, to this innovative product and introduces full enterprise manageability in this space with OpenManage Express and Enterprise options.

There are 4 CPU's in this FM120. Each CPU has 2 DIMMS allocated along with 1 2.5" Drive or 2 1.8" Drives. 

Product Information for Dell PEFM120x4-cto

Base Server Standard Capabilities

FeatureTechnical specification
Form factorHalf-width – supports up to four (4) sleds per PowerEdge FX2 enclosure
DimensionsH: 4.03 cm (1.58 in), W: 10.27 cm (4.04 in), D: 47.17 cm (18.57 in)
Processor4 x Intel Atom processor C2000 product family Cache: 1MB shared L2 between two cores – 4MB total cache for eight cores; core options: 2, 4, 8
Integrated NIC2 x 1Gb controllers embedded in the SOC
Memory2 x DIMMs DDR3 memory per SOC, UDIMM only, 8 per sled.
RAID controllersSW RAID
Storage1 x 2.5" front access hard drives or 2 x 1.8" SSD drives
CommunicationsNo PCIe slots (Up to 2 pass-through modules, 1Gb capable via the FX2 chassis)
Power Supplies1100W power supply via FX2 chassis
Systems management• FX uses Chassis Management Controller (CMC) to manage all resources (server nodes and shared infrastructure) in a single web console
• OpenManage portfolio for FX supports local and remote management, consistent with other PowerEdge products
• CMC and iDRAC are available with either Enterprise or Express licensing to best suit specific management needs
• Server nodes each contain proven iDRAC8 with Lifecycle Controller for agent-free, automated systems management
Operating systemsMicrosoft® Windows Server® 2008 R2
Microsoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Novell® SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server
Red Hat® Enterprise Linux
VMware® ESX®

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Shipping Information

Express Computer Systems can ship to virtually any address in the world and provides you with the best shipping rates possible. Cost of shipping varies depending on what service you require, your destination and size of the shipment. Shipping costs will be calculated separately from your order and billed to you post purchase. In the notes section of your order please provide us with your preferred shipping method and we will get back to you.

Custom configured orders ship within 2 business days after all required products are in stock.

Please allow 3 business days for products that are not in stock to arrive to our facility in Irvine, California.

Domestic Shipments

Standard Ground Shipping time: 2-7 business days
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Delivery time after order is placed: 2-10 business days
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3 Business Days Shipping time: 3 business days
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2 Business Days Shipping time: 2 business days
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Overnight / Next Business Day Shipping time: 1 business day
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International Shipments

International Economy Shipping time: 4-6 business days
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ECS Warranty Information

Express Computer Systems (ECS) provides a 1 year parts warranty against defects in material or workmanship that will affect the products functionality. All refurbished items are tested prior to shipping to guarantee up-time upon arrival. If you are having issues with an item we provided please Contact Us and we will do our best to assist you.

What does our ECS warranty cover?
We offer 1 year warranty as standard and additional years can be added to fit your needs. Please reach out to a sales associate via the Contact Us page or live chat for more information on extended coverage options. During the coverage period if your product fails we will offer a Next Business Day replacement. If we are unable to replace the product we will refund its original selling price. Shipping costs and tax are not refundable. Express Computer Systems retains the right to decide whether the goods will be replaced or refunded.

What is not covered by our warranty?
Our warranty does not cover any problem caused by the following conditions:

  1. accidents; misuse; carelessness; electrostatic discharge; shock; temperature or humidity beyond the specifications of the product; improper installation; operation; modification;
  2. any improper use that contravenes the instructions in the user manual;
  3. problems caused by other equipment. Our warranty is void if the product is returned with damaged, removed, counterfeit labels, or any modifications (including any component or external cover removal). Our warranties do not cover data loss or damages to any other equipment. In addition, our warranties do not cover incidental damages, consequential damages, or costs related to data recovery, removal, and installation.

Important notes:

  • Please ask for additional warranty/coverage that you may require in addition to the standard 1 ECS warranty prior to final purchase. Requesting additional warranty after your purchase can be denied.
  • FREE technical support is provided on purchased items via phone, email, or live chat.

About Express Computer Systems

Express Computer Systems is committed to transforming our customers’ IT infrastructure with high quality products at affordable costs. Our sales reps and customer support engineers understand our customers rely heavily on advanced technology to run their business but need to do so without breaking the bank.

We specialize in building custom server configurations, custom storage solutions, networking solutions, and components from top manufacturers including HPE, Dell, Cisco, NetApp, Dell EMC, HPE Nimble and many others.

Same-Day Shipping
At Express Computer Systems, we know hardware emergencies can happen at anytime. We also understand that you want to receive the best hardware as quickly as possible. At Express Computer Systems we'll ship the majority of our orders out the same day payment is made. Curious if the item you need will make it out on time? Feel free to contact us directly via the Contact Us link at the bottom, Live Chat feature or (800) 327-0730.

Buy, Sell, Rent, Lease, Trade-In
At Express Computer Systems we not only will sell you equipment at a great value, but we'll also purchase your used Dell, Cisco, NetApp or other networking equipment. Feel free to contact us with the model of the items you're looking to sell and we'll get you a quote ASAP. We also have flexible financing options for your purchasing needs.

In-House Configuration and Testing Lab
Every item we sell is tested on-site in our state-of-the-art hardware engineering lab. We use certified technicians to test every piece of equipment as well as updating all necessary firmware. The highest quality of testing and certification is guaranteed. We warranty all of our items we sell. Ask us today about warranty for a specific item.