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Dell PowerVault ME424 (24x2.5") Chassis

Storage Chassis
ECS Refurbished & Tested

Refurbished Dell PowerVault ME424 12Gb SAS 8GB Cache Expansion Array Chassis Configure To Order (CTO)

The Dell PowerVault ME424 12Gb SAS 8GB Cache Expansion Array CTO is a powerful storage expansion solution for businesses that require high-performance storage with the ability to expand and scale as their storage needs grow. This expansion array is designed to work seamlessly with Dell PowerEdge servers, offering increased performance and reliability.

PowerVault ME424:

  • 24 x 2.5" Hot-Swap Drives
  • 12Gb SAS with 8GB Cache
  • Supports Single/Dual Controllers

Works well with the following: PowerEdge Servers and ME4 Storage Arrays.

Featuring 12Gb SAS connectivity and an 8GB cache, this expansion array delivers lightning-fast data transfer speeds and quick access to frequently used data. With support for up to 24 2.5-inch SAS or nearline SAS drives, businesses can store large amounts of data with ease, while the hot-swappable drive bays allow for easy maintenance and upgrades.

The Dell PowerVault ME424 expansion array is designed for ease of use and management, with a user-friendly interface and intuitive controls. IT administrators can monitor the performance and health of the array through a centralized management console, while automated features such as hot spare and RAID rebuild make data protection and recovery simple and efficient.

Product Information for Dell DPV-ME424-Chassis

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PowerVault ME4 Series Specifications
Chassis Overview
Chassis format All-in-one (single/dual controllers, internal drive bays, networking) with expansion options
Rack size 2U or 5U
Controllers 2 hot-swappable per chassis (dual active)
Single/dual controller support for 2U
Dual controller only support for 5U
Processor Intel® 2-core, 2.2GHz
System memory 8GB per controller
Expansion Capacity
Expansion enclosures
  • ME412: 12 x 3.5” drive bays (12Gb SAS)
  • ME424: 24 x 2.5” drive bays (12Gb SAS)
  • ME484: 84 x 3.5” drive bays (12Gb SAS) Also available as JBOD
Min/Max drive count
  • ME4012: 2/264
  • ME4024: 2/276
  • ME4084: 28/336
Max raw capacity
  • ME4012: 3.1PB (with ME484 expansion)
  • ME4024: 3PB (with ME484 expansion)
  • ME4084: 4PB
NAS Support Supported with NX Series Windows NAS appliance
Storage media SAS and NL-SAS drives; different drive types, transfer rates, rotational speeds can be mixed in the same system:
  • NLSAS (7.2K 3.5”): 4TB, 8TB, 10TB, 12TB, 12TB SED
  • NLSAS (7.2K 2.5”): 2TB, 2TB SED
  • SAS (10K 2.5”): 1.2TB, 1.8TB, 2.4TB, 2.4TB SED
  • SAS (15K 2.5”): 900GB, 900GB SED
  • SSD: 480GB, 960GB, 1.92TB, 1.92TB SED
  • SDD and HDD: FIPS-certified SEDs
Physical Expansion Enclosure
Rack size
  • ME412: 2U
  • ME424: 2U
  • ME484: 5U
Base system height
  • ME412: 8.79 cm (3.46 inches)
  • ME424: 8.79 cm (3.46 inches)
  • ME484: 22.23 cm (8.75 inches)
Base system width
  • ME412: 48.30 cm (19.01 inches)
  • ME424: 48.30 cm (19.01 inches)
  • ME484: 48.30 cm (19.01 inches)
Base system depth
  • ME412: 60.29 cm (23.74 inches)
  • ME424: 60.29 cm (23.74 inches)
  • ME484: 97.47 cm (38.31 inches)
Weight (max configuration)
  • ME412: 32.00 kg (71.00 lbs)
  • ME424: 30.00 kg (66.00 lbs)
  • ME484: 135.00 kg (298.00 lbs)
Weight (empty)
  • ME412: 4.80 kg (10.56 lbs) without drives
  • ME424: 4.80 kg (10.56 lbs) without drives
  • ME484: 64.00 kg (141.00 lbs) without drives
Expansion System Power
  • ME412: 580W
  • ME424: 580W
  • ME484: 2200W
Heat dissipation
  • ME412: 1980 BTU
  • ME424: 1980 BTU
  • ME484: 7507 BTU
  • ME412: 100-240 VAC
  • ME424: 100-240 VAC
  • ME484: 200-240 VAC

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