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Dell PowerEdge T420

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

pdf Details Specification
  • System FeaturesOpen or Close

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

    Processor Sockets:

    Internal Interconnect:
    Intel QuickPath Interconnect (QPI) link: 6.4GT/s; 7.2GT/s; 8.0 GT/s

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

    Intel C602

    Titanium efficiency, hot-plug, redundant 750W power supply
    Platinum efficiency, hot-plug redundant 750W or 1100W power supplies
    Auto-ranging power supplies

  • MemoryOpen or Close

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

  • StorageOpen or Close


    Maximum Internal Storage:
    Up to 32TB 

    Hard Drives:

    Hot-plug hard drive options: 
    2.5” SATA, nearline SAS, SAS (15K, 10K), SAS SSD, SATA SSD, SAS 512n (15K) 
    3.5” SATA, nearline SAS, SAS (15K) 
    Self-encrypting drives available 

    Cabled hard drive options: 
    3.5” SATA, nearline SAS, SAS (15K)

  • Server ManagementOpen or Close


    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 Management:
    IPMI 2.0 compliant
    OpenManage™ 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)

  • OthersOpen or Close

    Network Controller

    Embedded NIC:Broadcom® 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® 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 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 
    OLogic 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


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