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Dell PowerEdge R420 CTO Rack Server

Brand:  
Dell
Type:  
CTO Servers
Condition:  
ECS Refurbished & Tested

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Server Chassis

Processors

Intel Xeon E5-2400

Supports up to (2) processors

Intel Xeon E5-2400v2

Supports up to (2) processors

Memory

6 DIMMs per processor (up to 12 DIMMs in a dual-processor configuration)

RAID Controllers

SFF (2.5") SAS/NLSAS Drives

SFF (2.5") SATA Drives

LFF (3.5") SAS/NLSAS Drives

LFF (3.5") SATA Drives

PCIe Riser Full Height

2 PCIe Slots (1 Full Height and 1 Low Profile)

PCIe Riser Low Profile

2 PCIe Slots (1 Full Height and 1 Low Profile)

iDRAC Remote Options

Power Supplies

Supports up to (2) PSU's

Optical Drive

Security

Rail Kits

ECS Warranty

Dell PowerEdge R420 CTO Rack Server Product Description

A 2-socket, 1U rack server, the Dell PowerEdge R420 delivers mainstream performance and density.

PowerEdge R420

  • Intel Xeon E5-2400 processors
  • Up to eight 2.5-inch hot-plug hard drives
  • Up to 12 DIMMs with RAS
  • PCIe 3.0-enabled expansion slots
  • Easy to use systems management features

The Dell PowerEdge R420 is a 2-socket, 1U rack-mount server offering an aggressive entry-price point combined with internal expandability, enabling configurations to be tailored to specific workloads and user requirements, and supporting growth through the life of the server. The R420 is an excellent fit specializing in departmental email, workgroup collaboration, web hosting, e-commerce and file and print in space-constrained environments and in departmental or remote sites of large businesses and public organizations. The R420 is also highly attractive for compute-intense applications in space-constrained areas, as well as high-performance computing (HPC) workloads. Consistent worldwide support makes it appealing to multinational businesses and organizations.

Performance and reliability combined for confidence

The R420 features the extensive performance of two Intel Xeon E5-2400 processors. Powerful processors alone, however, are not enough to deliver balanced performance. Compute power must be combined with sufficient memory and I/O bandwidth to prevent performance bottlenecking. The R420 complements its processors with 12 DIMMs and two PCI Express (PCIe) 3.0-enabled expansion slots, providing a substantial memory footprint and wide I/O bandwidth to support both memory-intensive and data-intensive applications and databases. These combined technology features are also necessary to support consolidated and virtualized environments, a role the R420 fills well. To protect your virtualized workloads, the R420 offers dual SD media making your hypervisors redundant and failsafe. Other reliability and availability features include up to four 3.5-inch or eight 2.5-inch hot-plug hard drives, both hardware and software RAID options, and redundant, hot-plug power supplies.

R420 bezel

R420 bezel

R420 ( 8 x 2.5-inch )

R420 ( 8 x 2.5-inch )

Feature-packed density

Tailor specific configurations to your applications and user requirements with the cost-effective, next generation PowerEdge R420.

High-performance computing
Address mainstream applications with the latest Intel Xeon processor E5-2400 and E5-2400 v2 product families — designed to be a foundation for flexible and efficient data centers that scale readily to meet growing needs, The high-density design of the R420 pairs one- or two-socket configurations with up to 12 dual in-line memory modules (DIMMs) to support both consolidated and virtualized environments.

Scalable I/O features
Support both memory-intensive and compute-intensive applications and databases with flexible I/O bandwidth that features PCI Express (PCIe) 3.0-enabled expansion slots.

Versatile storage options
Configure your storage options to suit your needs. The PowerEdge R420 helps enable you to target your requirements with up to eight drives.

 

Operational efficiency

Leverage the R420’s compact 1U chassis and wide array of reliability, availability and serviceability (RAS) features to help fuel your business growth.

Right-sized computing
Put the PowerEdge R420 to work for you where opportunities abound but space is limited.

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

Outstanding server reliability
Take advantage of PowerEdge RAS features that help ensure fast, highly available service from your R420 server.

R420 rear

R420 rear

FeaturesPowerEdge R420 technical specification
Form factor1U rack
ProcessorsIntel Xeon processor E5-2400 product family
Processor sockets2
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
ChipsetIntel C600 series
MemoryUp to 384GB (12 DIMM slots): 2GB/4GB/8GB/16GB/32GB DDR3 up to 1600MT/s
I/O slots2 PCIe slots:
With two processors:
One x16 PCIe slot with x16 bandwidth, 3.0, half-length, half-height
One x16 PCIe slot with x16 bandwidth, 3.0, half-length, full-height
With one processor:
One x8 PCIe slot with x4 bandwidth, 2.0, half-length, half-height
One x16 PCIe slot with x16 bandwidth, 3.0, half-length, full-height
RAID controllerInternal controllers:
PERC S110 (SW RAID)
PERC H310
PERC H710
PERC H710P
External HBAs (RAID):
PERC H810
External HBAs (non RAID):
6Gbps SAS HBA
Drive baysUp to eight 2.5 hot-plug SSD, SAS, or SATA or up to four 3.5 hot-plug SAS, SATA, or SSD Maximum internal storage1 Up to 16TB
Hard drivesHot-plug hard drive options:
2.5 SATA, nearline SAS, SAS (15K, 10K), SAS SSD, SATA SSD
3.5 SATA, nearline SAS, SAS (15K)
Self-encrypting drives available
Cabled hard drive options:
3.5 SATA, nearline SAS, SAS (15K)
Embedded NICBroadcom 5720 Dual Port 1Gb LOM
I/O adapter options1Gb Ethernet:
Broadcom 5720 Dual Port 1Gb NIC
Broadcom 5729 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 X520 Dual Port 10Gb DA/SFP+ server adapter
10Gb Ethernet:
Intel X520 Dual Port 10Gb DA/SFP+ server adapter
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
Power supplyPlatinum efficiency 550W and 350W (for one processor only) power supplies
Silver efficiency cabled 550W power supply, auto-ranging power supplies
AvailabilityHigh-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
Remote managementBasic management (default), iDRAC7 with Lifecycle Controller, iDRAC7 Express (upgrade), iDRAC7 Enterprise (upgrade), 8GB vFlash media (upgrade), 16GB vFlash media (upgrade)
Systems managementIPMI 2.0 compliant
Dell OpenManage Essentials and Dell Management Console
Dell 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
Rack supportReadyRails II sliding rails for toolless mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled
mounting in 4-post threaded hole racks, with support for optional toolless cable management arm
ReadyRails static rails for toolless mounting in 4-post racks with square or unthreaded round holes or tooled
mounting in 4-post threaded and 2-post (Telco) racks
Operating systemsMicrosoft Windows Server 2012
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1, x64 (includes
Hyper-V v2)
Microsoft Windows Small Business Server 2011
Novell SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Virtualization options:
Citrix XenServer
VMware vSphere ESX and ESXi
Red Hat Enterprise Virtualization
For more information on the specific versions and
additions, visit Dell.com/OSsupport.

Spec Sheet

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
Order processing time: 0-3 business days
Delivery time after order is placed: 2-10 business days
Excludes weekends, holidays or weather delays.
3 Business Days Shipping time: 3 business days
Order processing time: 0-3 business days
Delivery time after order is placed: 3-6 business days
Excludes weekends, holidays or weather delays.
2 Business Days Shipping time: 2 business days
Order processing time: 0-3 business days
Delivery time after order is placed: 2-5 business days
Excludes weekends, holidays or weather delays.
Overnight / Next Business Day Shipping time: 1 business day
Order processing time: 0-3 business days
Delivery time after order is placed: 1-4 business days
Excludes weekends, holidays or weather delays.


International Shipments

International Economy Shipping time: 4-6 business days
Order processing time: 0-3 business days
Delivery time after order is placed: 5-9 business days
Excludes weekends, holidays or weather delays.
International Priority Shipping time: 1-3 business days
Order processing time: 0-3 business days
Delivery time after order is placed: 2-6 business days
Excludes weekends, holidays or weather delays.

 

For more information on shipping view our Shipping Information page or send us a message

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.