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Dell PowerEdge M520

The Dell PowerEdge M520 two-socket, half-height blade server delivers an extraordinary balance of value and performance for mainstream business applications, with no compromise on enterprise-class features.

Enjoy excellent performance and exceptional value with the Dell PowerEdge M520’s well-balanced processing capabilities and memory capacity in a compact half-height blade form factor. With up to
20 processor cores and up to 12 DIMMs of RAM, the scalability and performance of the M520 make it a natural fit for general business applications such as email and databases, as well as mid-tier virtual

pdf Details Specification
  • System FeaturesOpen or Close

    Form factor 
    Half-height blade

    M1000e Dell™ PowerEdge™ Blade Enclosure

    ntel® Xeon® processor E5-2400 and E5-2400 v2 product families

    Internal interconnect
    Intel QuickPath Interconnect (QPI): 6.4GT/s, 7.2GT/s, 8.0GT/s

    2.5MB per core; core options: 4, 6, 8, 10

  • MemoryOpen or Close

    Up to 384GB (12 DIMM slots): 2GB/4GB/8GB/16GB/32GB DDR3 up to 1600MT/s

  • StorageOpen or Close

    Hot-plug hard drive options:
    Up to two SATA HDD/SSD or SAS HDD/SSD

    Maximum internal storage:
    Up to 2.4TB with 2 x 2.5” SAS (10K) 1.2TB hard drives

    RAID controller
    PERC S110 (software RAID)
    PERC H310
    PERC H710
    PERC H710P

  • Server ManagementOpen or Close

    IPMI 2.0 compliant
    Dell OpenManage Essentials
    Dell OpenManage Mobile
    Dell OpenManage Power Center

    Dell OpenManage Integrations:
    • Dell OpenManage Integration Suite for Microsoft System Center
    • Dell OpenManage Integration for VMware® vCenter

    Dell OpenManage Connections:
    • HP Operations Manager, IBM Tivoli® Netcool®, and CA Network and Systems Management
    • Dell OpenManage Plug-in for Oracle® Database Manager

  • OthersOpen or Close

    Broadcom 5719 quad-port 1Gb
    Intel I350 quad-port 1Gb

    1Gb/10Gb adapters:
    Brocade® BR1741M-k dual-port 10Gb CNA
    QLogic® QME8262-k dual-port 10Gb KR CNA
    Broadcom 57810S-k dual-port 10Gb KR
    Intel Ethernet X520-x/k dual-port 10Gb
    Intel I350 quad-port 1Gb
    Broadcom 5719 quad-port 1Gb
    Mellanox ConnectX-3 dual-port 10GbE KR blade

    Fibre Channel:
    QLogic QME2572 (FC8)
    Emulex® LPe1205-M (FC8)

    Mellanox® ConnectX®-3 dual-port FDR10
    Mellanox ConnectX-3 dual-port QDR


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